ME/CFS Primer/Education Newsletters IACFS/ME Conference Ottawa,Canada on 22-25 September 2011


The Conference Planning Committee of the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (IACFS/ME) invites potential presenters to submit abstracts and/or workshop proposals for our next biennial meeting Translating Evidence into Practice.

To be held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, September 22-25, 2011. Hosted by the National ME/FM Action Network (Canada)

Integrative conference themes will focus on fatigue, pain, sleep, pediatrics, cognition, and brain function in CFS/ME, Fibromyalgia, and Related Illnesses (e.g., cancer fatigue). In addition, different sessions will address advances in assessment and treatment (from biological to behavioral), as well as new developments in virology, immunology, and neuroendocrinology.

Papers will be reviewed by the Conference Planning Committee for selection as an oral lecture, short oral presentation, or poster presentation. Professional workshop proposals will also be accepted. Attendees to IACFS/ME conferences are primarily biomedical and behavioral professionals, including clinicians, researchers, and educators. Papers should reflect this level of experience and expertise. It is anticipated that this event will be accredited for continuing medical education for Category 1 CME (physicians), CNE for nurses, and CPE for pharmacists.

For submission instructions, click here >


Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Many non-stop flights to Ottawa >


IACFS/ME 2011 conference location Delta Ottawa City Centre overlooks the cityscapes and natural wonders of Ottawa, touted as the city by which all capitals should be measured. The conference will be held during the height of fall foliage season with leaves that change to brilliant oranges, reds and yellows.

Situated in Ottawa's political and business hub, Delta Ottawa is conveniently located downtown and has easy access to entertainment districts, Parliament Buildings, museums and many other popular attractions. Nestled on the banks of the majestic Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers, Ottawa is one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. A thriving international technology and business centre and world class tourism and convention destination, Ottawa is also rich in culture and heritage with its many national institutions, parklands, waterways and historic architecture.

Whether your interest is culture, history or simply natural outdoor attractions, Canada’s Capital region offers a unique combination of both. 30 museums. 50 galleries and theatres. Night clubs. Fine dining. World-class shopping. Heritage sites. Stunning architecture. Festivals. Cultural activities. Attractions. Tours. Natural wonders. Sports. Friendly people.