Appendix D
National Research Council Committee to Review the OMB Risk Assessment Bulletin

Public Meeting: May 22, 2006

The National Academy of Sciences Building, Auditorium

2100 C Street, NW

Washington, DC

PUBLIC AGENDA

9:00

Purpose of Public Session and Introduction of Committee Members John Ahearne, Chair

9:10

OMB Perspective on Risk Assessment Bulletin

Nancy Beck, Toxicologist/Risk Assessor, Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget

9:25

Reflections on the Rationale for Improved Risk Assessment Practices

John Graham, Dean, RAND Graduate School

9:55

Impact of OMB Bulletin on Current Agency Risk Assessment Standards and Practices

 

Agency Presentations:

 

 

 

USDA

Linda Abbott

Senior Scientist for Risk Modeling



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Scientific Review of the Proposed Risk Assessment Bulletin from the Office of Management and Budget Appendix D National Research Council Committee to Review the OMB Risk Assessment Bulletin Public Meeting: May 22, 2006 The National Academy of Sciences Building, Auditorium 2100 C Street, NW Washington, DC PUBLIC AGENDA 9:00 Purpose of Public Session and Introduction of Committee Members John Ahearne, Chair 9:10 OMB Perspective on Risk Assessment Bulletin Nancy Beck, Toxicologist/Risk Assessor, Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget 9:25 Reflections on the Rationale for Improved Risk Assessment Practices John Graham, Dean, RAND Graduate School 9:55 Impact of OMB Bulletin on Current Agency Risk Assessment Standards and Practices   Agency Presentations:       USDA Linda Abbott Senior Scientist for Risk Modeling

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Scientific Review of the Proposed Risk Assessment Bulletin from the Office of Management and Budget       Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis     DOL William Perry Acting Deputy Director Directorate of Standards and Guidance Occupational Safety and Health Administration     EPA George Gray Science Advisor and Assistant Administrator Office of Research and Development 10:35 Break 10:50 Impact of OMB Bulletin on Current Agency Risk Assessment Standards and Practices (continued)   Agency Presentations:       DOD Shannon Cunniff Director of Emerging Contaminants Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health     DOE Al Cobb Senior Policy Advisor Office of Policy and International Affairs     NASA Homayoon Dezfuli Manager for System Safety Office of Safety and Mission Assurance     HHS Christopher Portier Associate Director, NIEHS Director, Office of Risk Assessment National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Institutes of Health       Steve Galson Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Food and Drug Administration       Christine Sofge Chief, Risk Evaluation Branch Education and Information Division National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Scientific Review of the Proposed Risk Assessment Bulletin from the Office of Management and Budget 11:50 Comments or Questions from NAS Committee 12:05 Comments or Questions from the Public 12:15 Break for Lunch 1:00 Panel Presentations and Discussion on OMB Definition of Risk Assessment, Usefulness of Proposed Standards, and Possible Omissions from the OMB Bulletin   Presentations:       Gilbert Omenn Professor of Medicine, Genetics and Public Health University of Michigan Medical School     Alan Krupnick Senior Fellow and Director, Quality of the Environment Resources for the Future     Stephen Heinig Senior Research Fellow Association of American Medical Colleges     Lorenz Rhomberg Principal Gradient Corporation     Judith Graham Managing Director, Long-Range Research Initiative Team American Chemistry Council     Robert Shull Director of Regulatory Policy OMB Watch     Jennifer Sass Senior Scientist, Health and Environment Natural Resources Defense Council 2:45 Break 3:00 Comments and Questions from the Committee for Presenters 3:20 Comments and Questions from the Agencies for Presenters 3:40 Comments and Questions from the Public for Presenters 4:00 Open Microphone 5:00 Adjourn/End of Public Session

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