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MCMi Public Regulatory Science Symposium

Description: In support of FDA's transparency efforts, at the MCMi Public Regulatory Science Symposium, FDA will demonstrate the variety of regulatory science research projects that are underway at the Agency in support of medical countermeasure development and evaluation. FDA staff will make presentations on selected projects along with an extensive poster session. Many of the research projects at the Symposium received funding support through the MCMi during FY 2011. FDA staff will be available to respond to public questions and comments.

Accomplishment: FDA convened its first 2-day MCMi Regulatory Science Symposium in FY 2012 to showcase MCM regulatory science under way at FDA and by external partners. The symposium featured over 30 lectures and 90 posters. Participants and attendants spanned local, national and international government agencies, academia, industry and non-profits. Over 300 persons attended in person and many more attended by webcast.

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

1. Identify targeted outcome from symposium


Completed 1/23/2012

2. Secure location for symposium


Completed 10/1/2011

3. Write draft Federal Register (FR) notice


Completed 3/26/2012

4. Request abstracts from FDA scientists and suggest poster preparation


Completed 2/15/2012

5. Engage MCMi regulatory science steering committee to identify projects for oral presentation


Completed 3/2/2012

6. Publish Federal Register (FR) notice


Completed 4/11/2012

7. Finalize list of scientific poster and oral presentations


Completed 3/19/2012

8. Hold public symposium


Completed 6/6/2012

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.


Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.