Upcoming CLIAC Meeting

General information and meeting topics are published at least 15 calendar days in advance in the Federal Register, with detailed agendas posted prior to the meeting. Meetings are open to the public and are also webcast.

Please visit this page prior to and during the meeting to access information as it becomes available, such as updated agendas, presentations, and handouts. Public comments can also be submitted in advance of the meeting for consideration by the Committee.

Meeting Information

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee (CLIAC) meeting agenda will include agency updates from CDC, CMS, and FDA. The focus of the meeting is Clinical Laboratory Medicine in the Age of COVID-19 and will include presentations and discussions on preparedness and response: the partnership between clinical laboratories and public health; laboratory data exchange during COVID-19; and the clinical laboratory’s role in identifying health inequities during the COVID-19 response.

Meeting Dates

Meetings will be held using Zoom video conferencing. You do not need to register to participate.

October 28, 2020, 11:00am to 6:30pm EDT
October 29, 2020, 11:00am to 3:00pm EDT

Find out below how to participate by Zoom.

Meeting Documents

Check back later for October 2020 meeting agenda, presentations, and Zoom webinar information.

CLIAC Oct 2020 Meeting FRNpdf icon

CLIAC OCT 2020 Draft Agendapdf icon

Zoom Meeting Participation Information

Get ready to participate: 

We recommend testing the audio and video capabilities of your phone or computer; use this URL to test: https://zoom.us/testexternal icon. If you plan to join by phone, we strongly recommend installing the Zoom app.  

If you have any additional questions or need technical assistance, please email CLIAC@cdc.gov. 

October 28, 2020 Zoom Information

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:

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Password: 2E%z8ePu

Or join by phone:

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 669 254 5252  or +1 646 828 7666

Webinar ID: 161 184 8229

Password: 76676913

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Or an H.323/SIP room system:

H.323: 161.199.138.10 (US West) or 161.199.136.10 (US East)

Webinar ID: 161 184 8229

Password: 76676913

SIP: 1611848229@sip.zoomgov.com

Password: 76676913

October 29, 2020 Zoom Information

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:

Join the meeting.external icon

Password: 5R*yN2!Q

Or join by phone:

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 669 254 5252  or +1 646 828 7666

Webinar ID: 161 414 2361

Password: 49010296

Find international numbers.external icon

Or an H.323/SIP room system:

H.323: 161.199.138.10 (US West) or 161.199.136.10 (US East)

Webinar ID: 161 414 2361

Password: 49010296

SIP: 1614142361@sip.zoomgov.com

Password: 49010296

Providing Oral or Written Comments

It is the policy of CLIAC to accept written public comments and provide a brief period for oral public comments pertinent to agenda items. Public comment periods for each agenda item are scheduled immediately prior to the Committee discussion period for that item.

How to Provide Oral Comments
In general, each individual or group requesting to present an oral comment will be limited to a total time of five minutes (unless otherwise indicated). If you want to make an oral comment during the meeting, email CLIAC@cdc.gov at least five business days prior to the meeting date. All comments will be included in the meeting Summary Report posted on this website.

How to Provide Written Comments
For individuals or groups unable to attend the meeting, CLIAC accepts written comments up to the first day of the meeting. However, it is requested that comments be submitted at least five business days prior to the meeting date so that the comments are available to the Committee for their consideration and public distribution on the CLIAC website. Email comments to CLIAC@cdc.gov or mail comments to the address below. Written comments will be included in the meeting Summary Report posted on this website.

Attention: CLIAC Secretariat
1600 Clifton Road NE
Mailstop V24-3
Atlanta, GA 30333

Page last reviewed: October 16, 2020