Conferences 2004 Madison Conference Agenda


Conference Agenda

 
Thursday, October 7, 2004

4:00–8:00PM

Arrivals and Registration

 

Friday, October 8, 2004

Research Section
FOR: INVESTIGATORS, CLINICIANS, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Co-chairs: Daniel J. Clauw, MD and Kenny De Meirleir, MD, PhD

Research Committee Members: Patricia Fennell, MSW, CSW-R, IACFS Board Member,

Leonard Jason, Ph.D., IACFS Board Member, Konstance K. Knox, Ph.D.,
Institute Viral Pathogenesis, Milwaukee, WI,

Benjamin Natelson, M.D., IACFS Past President and Birgitta Evengard, M.D., Ph.D., IACFS Board Member

7:00 AM

Registration

8:00–
12:15 PM

Morning Session

WELCOME AND REMARKS

Dharam V. Ablashi, DVM, MS, Dip. Bact., IACFS President

Research Co-Chairs: Daniel J. Clauw, MD and Kenny De Meirleir, MD, PhD

OVERVIEWS

CFS/FM Research Overview: Anthony Komaroff, M.D. Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Epidemiology Overview: William C. Reeves, MD, Centers for Disease Control, NCID, Atlanta, GA

Fibromyalgia Intensive: Daniel J. Clauw, MD

PAPERS

5 Microbiology/Immunology Papers: (Chairs: Ablashi and Grossberg)

5 Epidemiology papers: (Chairs: Jason and Reeves)

LUNCH

Exhibits/Posters

1:30 –
5:00 PM

Afternoon Session

PAPERS

5 Neurophysiology papers: (Chairs: Natelson and Evengard)

5 Physiology papers: (Chairs: De Meirleir and Kuratsune)

The Feasibility and Acceptance of a CFS Research Network (CRN):

William C. Reeves, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4:30 –
5:00 PM

QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION

All Speakers and Conference Participants

5:30 –
6:00 PM

EXHIBITS/POSTERS Authors Present

Cheese, wine and soft drinks will be served

5:30 –
8:00 PM

Evening Activity

MUSIC CAFÉ RECEPTION AT THE CLARION SUITES

All conference participants – Soup and Salad $15 (please pay at the door)

 

Saturday, October 9th, 2004
Clinical Section
FOR: PRACTICING PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Co-chairs: Charles W. Lapp, MD and Stanley N. Schwartz, MD, FACP, FIDSA,
IACFS Board

Clinical Committee Members: Lucinda Bateman, M.D., IACFS Board Member,

Nancy G. Klimas, M.D. , IACFS Board Member, Hirohiko Kuratsune, M.D.,
IACFS Board

Member
and Daniel L. Peterson, M.D., Sierra Internal Medicine, Incline Village, NV

7:00 AM

Registration

8:00–
12:00 PM

Morning Session

SUMMARY OF RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Anthony Komaroff, M.D., Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA

PAPERS / QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

5 Clinical Papers: (Lapp and Schwartz)

DEFINING CFS/ME (Chair: Stanley N. Schwartz, MD)

Contrasting Case Definitions: Leonard Jason, PhD

A Novel Approach to CFS: James Jones, MD, CDC

Diagnosis and Management of CFS as an Immuno Vigilance Disorder: Kenny De Meirleir, MD, PhD

11:00 – 12:00 PM

C H O O S E O N E WO R K S H O P

  1. EXERCISE IN PERSONS WITH CFS, ME AND FM
    (Chairs: Nancy Klimas, MD, Patricia Fennell, MSW, CSW-R)
    Strength & Conditioning with CFS: Staci Stevens, MS
    Interval Exercise: Charles W. Lapp, MD
    Exercise and Conditioning Approaches for FM
  2. GRANT WRITING SEMINAR (Chairs: Dedra Buchwald, MD, Leonard Jason, PhD,
    Benjamin Natelsen, MD)

LUNCH

Speakers join audience for informal discussions at tables

Exhibits/Posters

1:30 –
5:00 PM

Afternoon Session

AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION (Chair: Charles Lapp, MD)

CLINICAL PAPERS/ QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Volume Depletion and ADH in CFS: David Bell, MD

Erythropoetin Therapy: Barry Hurowitz, PhD

DOCTOR TO DOCTOR SESSION (Chair: Stanley N. Schwartz, MD)

Including Doctors: Daniel Peterson, Ben Natelson, Charles Lapp, Hirohiko Kuratsune, Nancy Klimas,

Birgitta Evengard, Kenneth DeMeirleir, Daniel Clauw, Lucinda Bateman…

DISCUSSIONS IN CFS/ME/FM (Chairs: Birgitta Evengard MD, PhD and Patricia Fennell, MSW, CSW-R)

Are CFS and Chronic Lyme One and the Same? Stanley N. Schwartz, MD

Subtyping of CFS Patients: Nancy G. Klimas, MD, Leonard Jason, PhD

5:00 –
6:00 PM

IACFS BUSINESS MEETING

All IACFS Members are encouraged to attend

THE EXHIBIT HALL AND POSTERS WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY

6:30 –
9:00 PM

IACFS BANQUET, AWARDS CEREMONY, ENTERTAINMENT

Rudy Perpich Memorial Award

Junior Investigator Award

Recognition Awards for service to the CFS Community

 

Saturday October 9, 2004
Patients Section
FOR: PATIENTS , ADVOCATES AND FAMILY MEMBERS

Co-chairs: Nancy G. Klimas, MD and Dharam V. Ablashi, DVM, MS, Dip. Bact.

Patient Committee Members: Kim McCleary. CEO, CFIDS Association of American, Charlotte, NC,

Pat Fero, Executive Director Wisconsin CFS Association, Inc., Lyle Lieberman, J.D., IACFS Board Member

Leonard Jason, Ph.D., IACFS Board Member and Patricia Fennell, MSW, CSW-R, IACFS Board Member

10:00–
1:00 PM

Registration

1:00–
5:00 PM

Afternoon Session

6:30 –
9:00 PM

WELCOME AND REMARKS Nancy G. Klimas, MD

Matching Best Medical Practices to Phases of Illness:

An Integrated Panel Discussion with Physicians and Allied Health Professionals.

Patricia Fennell, MSW, CSW-R, Lucinda Bateman, MD, Susan Levine, MD and Nancy Klimas, MD

CFS Conditioning: Practical advice and experiential "how to" with an Exercise Physiologist:

Staci Stevens, MS

EXPERIENTIAL BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Tai Chi,Massage ,Yoga,Meditation,Art and Music and Writing Therapy

Coordinator: Pat Fero, Executive Director Wisconsin CFS Association, Inc.

THE EXHIBIT HALL AND POSTERS WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY

IACFS BANQUET, AWARDS CEREMONY, ENTERTAINMENT

Rudy Perpich Memorial Award

Junior Investigator Award

Recognition Awards for service to the CFS Community

 

Sunday October 10, 2004
Clinical Section
FOR: PRACTICING PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

8:00 AM

Registration

9:00–
12:15 PM

Morning Session

Overview of Clinical Sessions Charles W. Lapp, MD

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: (Chair: Charles W. Lapp, MD) Benjamin Natelson, MD and guest speakers

Disability Issues in CFS and FM: (Chair: Tom Bush)

LUNCH

1:30 –
3:00 PM

Afternoon Session

COMBINED WITH PATIENT CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

Advocacy Workshop: "From Grassroots to Action."

Moderators: Pat Fero, Executive Director Wisconsin CFS Association, Inc.

and K. Kim McCleary, CFIDS Association of America, CEO

Briefing: The HHS CFS Advisory Committee David Bell, MD

Closing Remarks Dharam V. Ablashi, DVM, MS, Dip. Bact.

CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

 

Sunday October 10, 2004
Patients Section
FOR: PATIENTS , ADVOCATES AND FAMILY MEMBERS

8:00 AM

Registration

9:00–
12:15 PM

Morning Session

WELCOME AND REMARKS Dharam V. Ablashi, DVM, MS, Dip. Bact.

What We Know From Research; New Innovations: Nancy G. Klimas, MD

Questions and Answers

Sex, Socializing and Sleep: Night and Day with CFS,An Interactive Discussion.

Patricia Fennell, MSW, CSW-R, Moderator; with Leonard Jason, PhD, Daniel Peterson, MD, Nancy Klimas, MD

LUNCH – Disability Issues Discussion

1:30 –
3:00 PM

Afternoon Session

COMBINED WITH PATIENT CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

Advocacy Workshop: "From Grassroots to Action."

Moderators: Pat Fero, Executive Director Wisconsin CFS Association, Inc. and

K. Kim McCleary, CFIDS Association of America, CEO

Briefing: The HHS CFS Advisory Committee David Bell, MD

Closing Remarks Dharam V. Ablashi, DVM, MS, Dip. Bact.

CONFERENCE CONCLUDES