Professional Conference

 

Bi-annual 3-day scientific medical conference sponsored by the International Association of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (IACFS) designed to educate and inform healthcare professionals (researcher & clinician), students and patients on evidence based integrative themes in the field of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses through a series of plenary session lectures, short oral presentations, panel discussions, workshops and scientific poster presentations. IACFS is proud to announce that the conference session on pediatrics will premier the unveiling of a groundbreaking Pediatric Case Definition for ME/CFS.Faculty will include a number of experts including representatives from IACFS, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), invited medical experts from the United States, Japan, Sweden and Belgium who have done extensive research or clinical work in the field of CFS, Fibromyalgia or related illnesses.

Planned sessions include:

  • Fatigue
  • Sleep
  • Pain
  • Pediatrics
  • Gender Aspects of CFS
  • Genetics / Proteomics
  • Epidemiology
  • Brain Function
  • Behavioral Health
  • International CFS Forum
  • Workshop-Success in Clinical Practice, How to Manage a Successful Practice
  • Workshop- CFS Funding
  • Banquet Panel-Politics of Women's Health

Conference will provide exhibits featuring the latest products and services healthcare professionals.

A cocktail reception and awards banquet, available to all attendees, will recognize top researchers and clinicians in our field and feature a panel discussion on the Politics of Women’s Health and offer attendees an informal networking opportunity.

Accreditation; IACFS intends to apply for category 1 continuing medical education for this conference consistent with previous events.