[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 178 (Monday, September 14, 2020)]
[Page 56681]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20180]



September 14, 2020 [Public Notice: 11203]

Notice of Public Meeting of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan 
for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
U.S. Department of State is hereby giving notice that the PEPFAR 
Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) will be holding a meeting utilizing 
virtual technology. The meeting will be open to the public; a public 
comment session will be held during the meeting. Pre-registration is 
required for both public participation and comment.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 
approximately 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ET) and on Thursday, October 8, 
2020 from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET). This meeting will 
be conducted utilizing Cisco WebEx virtual technology.
    Agenda: SAB members will be discussing the novel coronavirus 
(COVID-19) and its impact on people living with or at risk of HIV 
infection; new biomedical preventions products; PEPFAR 2020 plans, 
programs and performance; adolescents and children with HIV; and 
advanced HIV disease. The agenda will be posted on the SAB website at 
www.state.gov/scientific-advisory-board-pepfar and also shared with 
registered participants. Registered members of the public will be 
permitted to participate in a question and answer period following the 
meeting in accordance with the Chair's instructions

ADDRESSES: Individuals who wish to participate in the meeting and/or 
provide public comment should register by sending an email to 
[email protected] or directly at https://forms.gle/XTrWnPQoQWJhadhJ6. 
Individuals will be required to provide their name, organization, and 
email address to register not later than September 30, 2020. The WebEx 
site will be forwarded to individuals who register by that time, up to 
the capacity of the meeting. Individuals requiring reasonable 
accommodation should also make their request by that date. Requests 
made after that date will be considered but might not be able to be 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sara Klucking, Designated Federal 
Officer for the Board, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and 
Health Diplomacy at [email protected] or (202) 704-5598. Additional 
information can also be obtained by accessing the SAB's page on the 
PEPFAR site at www.state.gov/scientific-advisory-board-pepfar.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is established under the general 
authority of the Secretary of State and the Department of State (``the 
Department'') as set forth in 22 U.S.C. 2656, and consistent with the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix). The 
Board serves the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator solely in an advisory 
capacity concerning scientific, implementation, and policy issues 
related to the global response to HIV/AIDS.

Zachary A. Parker,
Director, Office of Directives Management.
[FR Doc. 2020-20180 Filed 9-11-20; 8:45 am]