The ACBTSA meets not less than once a year to address pressing issues in the blood and tissue communities. Meetings are typically two full business days in length, but please consult the agenda for the meeting you wish to attend to be certain of the times. All meetings are open to the public and records of the proceedings will be kept as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act requires. Notification of all meetings will be announced in the Federal Register. For anyone wishing to make a public comment at a meeting, they must email ACBTSA@hhs.gov with their name, affiliation, and comment no later than one week before the meeting.