ULTRAPATH XV

ULTRAPATH XV

July 18-23, 2010
Richmond, Virginia, USA

Preliminary Program  ♦  Call for Abstracts  ♦  Registration  ♦  Omni Richmond Hotel  ♦  Attractions: City and State  ♦  Program Information  ♦  Vendors

Preliminary Program (updated 5-27-2010):
Names below represent session chairs.  All sessions are open for submitted abstracts.
Sunday 
2:00-6:00
 Registration
 
6:30-9:00
 Virginian Buffet Dinner
Monday 
8:30-10:15
 Pediatric Pathology – G. Mierau, E. Wartchow, J. Hicks
  10:15-10:45
 Break, poster, exhibits
  10:45-12:30
 Pediatric Pathology – G. Mierau, E. Wartchow, J. Hicks
 
12:30-1:30
 Lunch
 
1:30-3:30
 Thoracic Pathology – S. Hammar and V. Roggli
 
3:30-4:00
 Break, poster, exhibits
 
4:00-5:30
 Diagnostic Cases / Potpourri J. Lloreta-Trull
 
5:30 ...
 Free evening to explore Richmond on your own
Tuesday 
8:30-10:15
 Neuropathology L. Langford
 
10:15-10:45
 Break, poster, exhibits
 
10:45-11:45
 Soft Tissue Tumors M. Santucci
 
11:45-12:30
 Gastrointestinal Pathology K-W Min
 
12:30-1:30
 Boxed Lunch on bus on the way to Williamsburg
 
1:30-5:30
 Tour Historic Williamsburg
 
5:30-6:30
 Snacks en route back to Richmond
 
6:30-8:30
 Dinner at Main Street Station
Wednesday 
8:30-10:15
 Renal I – G. Herrera
 
10:15-11:00
 Break, poster, exhibits
 
11:00-12:30
 Renal I – G. Herrera
 
12:30-1:30
 Lunch
 
1:30-3:00
 Renal II – D. Howell and M. Picken
 
3:00-4:00
 Break, poster, exhibits
 
4:00-5:30
 Renal II – D. Howell and M. Picken
  5:30 ...
 Free evening to explore Richmond on your own
Thursday 
8:30-10:15
 Formed Elements of Blood – E. Lockhart and K. Hewan-Lowe
 
10:15-11:00
 Break, poster, exhibits
 
11:00-12:30
 Infectious Disease – J. Orenstein and S. Miller
 
12:30-1:30
 Lunch
 
1:30-5:30
 Richmond Tours – (Choice of one: Historic Richmond, Segway+walking)
 
5:30-6:00
 Free time
 
6:00-9:00
 Confederate Banquet
Friday 
8:30-10:15
 Research Applications – J. Schroeder and E. Turbat-Herrera
 
10:15-10:45
 Break, poster, exhibits
 
10:45-11:30
 Research Applications – J. Schroeder and E. Turbat-Herrera
 
11:30-12:30
 Presidential Lecture – G. Herrera
 
12:30-1:30
 Business meeting with Lunch

This program will change in the next few weeks based on the distribution of abstracts received.

Social Program 
& Family Events 
• Opening reception at the elegant Jefferson Hotel with cash bar, Virginian buffet dinner, and live music by Peter Ingram's jazz band;

Tour to Williamsburg (includes group bus transportation and boxed lunch);

Tours of Richmond (choice of “Segway” [the little gyroscopic 2-wheeled machine] riding trip to historical locations or traditional historic tour);

Closing banquet (fun-filled evening of Confederate tom-foolery).


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Call for Abstracts: Deadline June 18, 2010

You are invited to submit abstracts for the meeting on any topic in ultrastructural pathology. Case reports are encouraged. The format is flexible. Abstracts should be one or two pages in length. These pages may include one or two images if desired, but the quality of the reproduction in the abstract book cannot be assured. Please submit all abstracts electronically to: Allan Tucker at atucker@usouthal.edu.

Platform presentations are particularly encouraged, but some space for posters will also be available. Feel free to email with any questions. Please note that all works accepted for the meeting and subsequently submitted as manuscripts will receive special consideration for publication in Ultrastructural Pathology.


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Registration:
 
Full Registration:  Includes scientific program, opening reception,
all breakfasts and lunches, all morning and afternoon breaks,
Tuesday and Thursday afternoon tours,
one dinner, and closing banquet:
 $875
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit:  add
$50
Companion Option A:  Includes all items but scientific program:
 $700
Companion Option B:  Includes opening reception,
Tuesday and Thursday afternoon tours,
one dinner, and closing banquet:
 $350

To register by check, please use this form (pdf / 61kb).

To register by credit card, please go to http://cmetracker.net/USAL/Catalog?SessionType=Course.

Contact for registration:  Dr. J. Allan Tucker atucker@usouthal.edu.

Special Needs Statement:

The USA Continuing Medical Education and Society for Ultrastructural Pathology is committed to making its activities accessible to all individuals.  If you are in need of an accommodation, please do not hesitate to call and/or submit a description of your needs in writing in order to receive service.


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Omni Richmond Hotel
Richmond, Virginia

We have negotiated a room rate of $145.00 per night, single or double occupancy.  Rooms will be available at the same rate for individuals wanting to come a day early (Saturday, July 17) or stay over the night after the conference ends (Friday, July 23).

Reservations now being accepted...

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City and Local Attractions:

Childrens Museum of Richmond www.c-mor.org

Edgar Allen Poe Museum www.poemuseum.org

John Marshall House Museum www.apva.org

Museum & White House of the Confederacy www.moc.org

Science Museum of Virginia www.smv.org

Valentine Richmond History Center www.valentinemuseum.com

Virginia Fine Arts Museum (largest Faberge exhibit outside Russia) www.vmfa.state.va.us

Virginia Holocaust Museum www.va-holocaust.com

Zoos: Metro Richmond Zoo www.metrorichmondzoo.com

directory.richmond.com/Richmond/Zoos-Marinas-and-Aquariums


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State and Area Attractions:

Berkeley Plantation -- site of first official Thanksgiving, Williamsburg

Busch Gardens -- theme park, roller coasters, award-winning landscaping, Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg -- colonial Virginia’s capital, (1 hour drive [We will go here as a group.])

Jamestown, VA -- first permanent English settlers, (45 minute drive)

Kimball Theatre in Merchants Square for Dean Shostak’s Crystal Concert, Williamsburg -- crystal violin, glass handbells, Ben Franklin’s glass harmonica

Kings Dominion -- theme park, Kidzville, (30 min drive)

Monticello -- Thomas Jefferson’s Homeplace, (1 hour drive)

Washington, DC -- the Nation’s Capital (1 hour 40 minute drive)


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Program Information:

This CME activity is supported by educational grants.  A complete list of supporters will be published in the course syllabus.

Needs and Target Audience

Topics for this program are derived from the 2009 CME evaluations  and are designed to increase general knowledge for the target audience who are practicing physicians.

Accreditation Statement

“This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of South Alabama  and Society for Ultrastructural Pathology.  The University of South Alabama is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

“The University of South Alabama designates this educational activity for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™” (Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.)

Disclosure

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, the faculty for this program has been asked to complete disclosure forms. Information will be provided as part of the program packet.

Global Objectives

Provide information on the latest in ultrastructural diagnosis and research in order to provide pathologists and related health care workers and scientists with a knowledge base useful for updating and improving the diagnostic application of electron microscopy.

Disclosure

The University of South Alabama College of Medicine adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of continuing medical education.  Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty’s commercial relationships will be made known at the activity.  Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.


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Vendors:

Platinum Member
Ted Pella, Inc.
Gold Members
Advanced Microscopy Techniques Corp. Advanced Microscopy Techniques Corp.   Carl Zeiss SMT, Inc. Carl Zeiss SMT, Inc.
Electron Microscopy Sciences Electron Microscopy Sciences   FEI Company FEI Company
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc   JEOL USA, Inc. JEOL USA, Inc.
Leica Microsystems, Inc. Leica Microsystems, Inc.

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