ACIP Meeting Information

The ACIP holds three meetings each year at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia to review scientific data and vote on vaccine recommendations. Meetings are open to the public and available online via live webcast.

In order to attend the ACIP meeting, in person, at CDC’s Clifton Road campus, ACIP attendees (participants and visitors) must register online. Registration is not necessary to listen to the meeting via phone or live meeting. For in-person attendance, the week prior to the meeting you will receive a placard for your vehicle (parking tag) and instructions for navigating the secure CDC environment to attend the ACIP meeting.

ACIP Meeting Registration

October 28-30, 2020

No Registration is required for the October ACIP Meeting.

Registration is NOT required to watch the live meeting webcast.

The October 28-30, 2020 ACIP Meeting will be a virtual meeting with no in-person attendance.

Rules of Conduct for ACIP Meetings

  • An interested person who wishes to make an oral public comment during an ACIP meeting should submit a request with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) before the meeting according to the instructions in the Federal Register Notice. Those who have not submitted a request before the meeting will only have an opportunity to speak as time permits or at the discretion of the Chair.
  • Audience members may not present comments or questions to the Committee unless recognized by the Chair.
  • Attendees may be subject to security screening, such as presenting identification, passing through metal detectors, and inspection of briefcases, packages, and so on.
  • Attendees at the meeting are asked to maintain order and not display behavior that is disruptive to the meeting.
  • The ACIP Chair or Designated Federal Officer will note on the record any disruptive behavior and will ask the person to cease the behavior or else leave the meeting room.
  • We ask that attendees not approach the ACIP table area before, during, or after the meeting without permission from a Designated Federal Officer/Executive Secretary.

Public engagement and input are vital to ACIP’s work. Members of the public are invited to submit comments to ACIP in two ways: (1) written comments submitted via, and/or (2) in-person oral public comment at ACIP meetings.

How to Submit a Written Public Comment

Any member of the public can submit a written public comment to ACIP. Written comments must be received by October 30, 2020. You may submit comments for the October 28-30, 2020 ACIP meeting, identified by Docket No. CDC–2020–0100, using the Federal eRulemaking Portalexternal icon. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket Number.

All relevant comments received will be posted without change to http://regulations.govexternal icon, including any personal information provided. For access to the docket or to read background documents or comments received, go to http://www.regulations.govexternal icon. Comments submitted by 72 hours before the meeting will be made available to ACIP members in advance of the meeting.

How to Request to Make an Oral Public Comment

The October 28-30, 2020 ACIP meeting will be a virtual meeting and will include 45-minutes for oral public comment for members of the public. The oral public comment session will occur on October 28th. All individuals interested in making an oral public comment are strongly encouraged to submit a request no later than 11:59 p.m., EDT, October 21, 2020 as there will be no opportunity to register for oral public comment later than October 21, 2020.

Requests to Make an Oral Public Comment is Closed

Oral Public Comment for October 28-30, 2020 Meeting

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ACIP Meeting Document Archives 1964-Present

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Page last reviewed: September 30, 2020