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Suggested Citation:"ATTACHMENT C Public Meeting Agenda." National Research Council. 2011. Assistance to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command with Preparation of a Risk Assessment for the Medical Countermeasures Test and Evaluation (MCMT&E) Facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland: A Letter Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13161.
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ATTACHMENT C
Public Meeting Agenda

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Committee to Review Risk Assessment Approaches for the Medical Countermeasures Test & Evaluation Facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland


First Meeting: March 21, 2011

Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center at FSK Mall

5400 Holiday Drive

Frederick, Maryland

6:30

Registration for Public Session

 

7:00

Welcome, Introductions, Process for Open Session

Dr. Charles Haas, Chair

7:10

Plans for the Medical Countermeasures and Test Facility

Dr. George Ludwig

Deputy Chief of Research and Technology

U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

7:25

Overview of Risk Assessment Plans for the MCT&E Facility

Dr. John Beaver, President

BSA Environmental

8:40

Open Microphone

 

Each speaker has a maximum time limit of 3 minutes. Accompanying written materials are encouraged.

9:30

Adjourn

 

Suggested Citation:"ATTACHMENT C Public Meeting Agenda." National Research Council. 2011. Assistance to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command with Preparation of a Risk Assessment for the Medical Countermeasures Test and Evaluation (MCMT&E) Facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland: A Letter Report. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13161.
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The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command plans to construct and operate a new Medical Countermeasures Test and Evaluation facility at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland. The facility is intended to handle infectious agents that require safety precautions to the extent of animal biosafety level-3 and -4 and biosafety level-3 and -4. An Army contractor is currently developing a site-specific risk assessment as part of the process to support construction of the proposed facility. This letter report presents an evaluation of the proposed approach to conducting the risk assessment, and offers guidance on the selection of pathogenic agents, scenarios, and assessment approaches.

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