Register early and save, early bird discount by August 6, 2018.
Earn up to 15 CEs - Jointly provided by AAFA and AaNA, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
More information at http://conference.aafaalaska.com
This at-a-glance agenda is current as of April 27, 2018.
|11:30 am||Registration, ending at Noon; Exhibits open through 6:00 pm|
|11:55 am||Conference Opening and Welcome||Dr. Jeffrey Demain|
|SESSION 1||OPENING KEYNOTE - ASTHMA||Moderator: Dr. Melinda Rathkopf|
|Noon||When and How Does Asthma Begin?||Dr. Rob Lemanske|
|12:45 pm||Asthma and School Based Management||Dr. Sujani Kakumanu|
|1:30 pm||Questions and Answers||Panel|
|2:00 pm||15-minute Break|
|SESSION 2||RESPIRATORY DISEASE||Moderator: Dr. Teresa Neeno|
|2:15 pm||Biomarkers and Biologics in Asthma||Dr. Matt Altman|
|2:45 pm||Integrative Allergy & Asthma Management||Dr. William Silvers|
|3:30 pm||Questions and Answers||Panel|
|4:00 pm||Half-hour Break with Snack|
|SESSION 3||IMMUNE CHALLENGES||Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Demain|
|4:30 pm||Primary or Secondary Immune Deficiency:
What are the Clues?
|Dr. Suzanne Skoda-Smith|
|5:15 pm||Interesting Immune System Research
and Challenging Cases
|Dr. Jamie Rosenthal|
|5:45 pm||Questions and Answers||Panel|
|6:15 pm||Networking Break before Dinner|
|SESSION 4||KEYNOTE DINNER SYMPOSIUM AND AWARDS||Moderators: Dr. Jeffrey Demain & Dale Knudsen|
|7:00 pm||Dinner served at 7:00 pm. Program and Awards presentations end at 9:30 pm.|
|7:30 pm||Keynote Address: Cannabis — Myths and Medicine||Dr. William Silvers|
|SESSION 5||BREAKFAST INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP / OPENING|
|7:00 am||School Based Asthma Management Program (SAMPRO): Connecting Asthma Management With Schools||Drs. Rob Lemanske & Sujani Kakumanu|
|7:30 am||Breakfast Service, ending at 8:30 am.|
|7:30 am||Registration, ending at 8:00 am; Exhibits open through 4:45 pm.|
|7:55 am||Opening and Welcome||Dr. Jeffrey Demain|
|SESSION 6||MISBEHAVING MAST CELLS||Moderator: Dr. Eric Meier|
|8:00 am||Understanding the Mystery of Mast Cell Disease||Dr. Marianna Castells|
|8:45 am||Insect Allergy: New Understanding||Dr. Jeffrey Demain|
|9:30 am||Questions and Answers||Panel|
|10:00 am||15-minute Break|
|SESSION 7||AUTOIMMUNE & BIOTHERAPEUTICS||Moderators: Dr. Laura Moore|
|10:15 am||Recognizing and Evaluating Autoimmune Disease||Dr. Ryan Ragle|
|11:00 am||Case Studies and Research Presentations||Dr. TBA|
|11:30 pm||Questions and Answers||Panel|
|LUNCH SYMPOSIUM (NON-CREDIT ACTIVITY)||Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Demain|
|Noon||Build-Your-Own-Sandwich Lunch Buffet, served until 12:30 pm.|
|12:15 pm||One-Hour Keynote: Atopic Dermatitis||Dr. TBA|
|SESSION 8||ALLEREGIC DISEASE||Moderator: Dr. April Arseneau|
|1:30 pm||Drug Allergy||Dr. Marianna Castells|
|2:15 pm||Contact Dermatitis||Dr. Kristina James|
|3:00 pm||Questions and Answers||Panel|
|3:30 pm||Half-hour Beak with Snack|
|SESSION 9||WHAT'S NEW AND EXCITING||Moderator: Dr. Jody Butto|
|4:00 pm||Hives, Welts and Everything that Itches||Dr. Eric Meier|
|4:30 pm||Pearls and Pitfalls in Food Allergy Testing||Dr. Melinda Rathkopf|
|5:30 pm||Questions and Answers||Panel|
|6:00 pm||Conference Wrap-up / Evaluation / Needs Assessment||Dr. Jeffrey Demain|
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Additional Registration Information:
REGISTER EARLY! Registration Discounts and Deadlines
Save money by registering on or before August 6, 2018.
PARTICIPANT TYPE BY 8/6/2018 AFTER 8/6/2018
Physician $350 $385
Nurse Practitioner $260 $285
Physician Assistant $260 $285
Registered Nurse $200 $225
RT / Other $200 $225
Residents $60 $60
Dinner $50 $50
- The cost of registration includes Break snacks on both days, and Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday. The Friday Dinner is separate.
- Conference registration does not include the Dinner Symposium, which is $50 for conference registrants. The Dinner Symposium will feature "Cannabis: Myths and Medicine" presented by national asthma, allergy and immunology leader and educator Dr. William Silvers from Colorado, where marijuana has been state-legalized for several years. Those attending the Dinner Symposium will earn 1 additional credit. Reservations are required. Simply indicate that you will be attending the Dinner on the registration form. If you wish to have a spouse or friend join you for the Dinner please indicate this on the form as well. A guest seat is $50.
- Participants will receive a thumb drive with course handouts and presentation slides upon arrival and check-in at the conference. Paper copies of handouts/slides are available for an additional $30. Indicate this preference on the registration form.