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The 39th National Immunization Conference (NIC)
Washington, DC

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 Sunday, March 20, 2005

4:00 PM-8:00 PM
  Conference Registration
 Monday, March 21, 2005

7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  Conference Registration

7:30 AM-8:30 AM
  Welcoming Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
0P  Opening Plenary and Awards Presentation

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
P1  PLENARY SESSION (Epidemiology Track): Influenza (On My Mind)
A1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Vaccine Decision-Making across the Lifespan: Are All Target Groups Created Equal?
A2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: Vaccine Risk Perception: How Can It Affect Coverage and What is the Best Way to Discuss Vaccine Risk?
A3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Utilization of Influenza Vaccine during the 2004-05 Influenza Vaccine Shortage
A4  Health Communications Track Workshop: Approaches for Educating Public Health and Primary Care Professionals About Immunizations
A5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Registries as Assessment Tools to Improve AFIX Efficiency

12:00 PM-2:00 PM
  Lunch (on Your Own)

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
  Immunization Q & A

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
2P  PLENARY SESSION (Immunization Registries Track): Immunization Information Systems and Clinical Interoperability
B1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Immunization Reminder-Recall Systems
B2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: Vaccine Safety Nuts and Bolts
B3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Knowledge is Power: Predictors of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Adult Immunization and Interventions to Reduce Them
B4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: Pediatric Influenza: A Serious and Often-Missed Vaccine-Preventable Illness
B5  Health Communications Track Workshop: Communicating with Legislators
B6  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: New Immunization Education Products from the National Immunization Program

3:00 PM-3:30 PM

3:30 PM-4:30 PM
3P  PLENARY SESSION (Vaccine Safety Track): Hot Topics in Vaccine Safety
C1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Show Me the Money! The Immunization Grant Process
C2  Health Communications Track Workshop: Improving Immunization Rates Through Education of and Partnerships with Childcare Providers
C3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Providers
C4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: The Burden and Potential for Control of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis
C5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Managing Vaccination Catch-Up Due to Shortages with Immunization Registries
C6  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: Web-Based Tool for Developing Pediatric Immunization Formularies

6:00 PM-8:00 PM
N1  Hilleman Lecture and Reception
 Tuesday, March 22, 2005

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Fitness Event

7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  Conference Registration

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
4P  PLENARY SESSION (Adult Immunization Track): We Made It Through 2004, What Will Happen in 2005?
D1  Programamtic Track Workshop: AFIX Standards: What Are They and How Do I Use Them?
D2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: California Legislation on Thimerosal in Vaccines
D3  Health Communications Track Workshop: Thinking Like a (Social) Marketer
D4  Epidemiology Track Workshop:Tetanus and Diphtheria: Not in My Backyard?
D5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Developing Immunization Information Systems to Meet Immunization Program Core Functions

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
M1  Break - Exhibit/Poster Viewing (Access Poster Abstracts Here)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
5P  PLENARY SESSION (Health Communications Track): Effective Communication in an Emergency: From Vaccine Shortages to Pandemics
E1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Vaccine Management: Storage, Handling, and Accountability
E2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting: What's New What You Can Do, and All about the Flu (Vaccine)
E3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: READII Racial & Ethnic Adult Disparities in Immunization Initiative
E4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: A Big Whoop: Current Challenges and New Directions for Pertussis in the United States
E5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Integration of Clinical and Management Systems for Immunization Registries
E6  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: Web-Based Access to Statewide Immunization Information System

12:00 PM-2:00 PM
  Lunch (on Your Own)
  Lunch Rounds

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
6P  PLENARY SESSION (Programmatic Track): The Programmatic Challenges of Implementing New Vaccines
F1  Health Communications Workshop: Using Community Partnerships to Promote Influenza Immunization
F2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: Poliomyelitis Eradication: Progress and Challenges in Moving Toward a Polio-Free World
F3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Immunization Laws, Regulations, and Other Predictors of Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization among Nursing Home Residents in the U.S.
F4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: Pertussis: an Amplifying Matter
F5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Linking an Immunization Information System to Vaccine for Children Program Operations
F6  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: New Vaccine Storage and Handling Education Products from the National Immunization Program

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
  Break - Exhibit/Poster Viewing

4:00 PM-5:00 PM
7P  PLENARY SESSION (Epidemiology Track): New Vaccines and the Diseases They Prevent
G1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Accountability in the Vaccines for Children Program
G2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: To Be Vaccinated or Not To Be: Immunization Exemptions
G3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Vaccine Financing
G4  Health Communications Track Workshop: Reaching African American Communities with Culturally-Appropriate Immunization Messages
G5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Registry Partnerships: Collaboration Improves Outcomes
G6  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: Michigan Childhood Immunization Registry (MCIR)

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
  Fitness Event
 Wednesday, March 23, 2005

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Fitness Event - Walk/Run

7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  Conference Registration

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
8P  PLENARY SESSION (All Tracks): Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Polio Vaccine

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
  Break - Exhibit/Poster Viewing

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
9P  PLENARY SESSION (Immunization Registries Track): Immunization Information Systems and Immunization Program Integration
H1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Improving Your Vaccines for Children/AFIX Program to Improve Childhood Immunization Rates
H2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: Progress in CDC's Anthrax Vaccine Safety Research An Update from the Vaccine Analytic Unit
H3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Adult High Risk Hepatitis Vaccination Update
H4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: Progress with Varicella Surveillance
H5  Health Communications Track Workshop: A Glimpse inside Provider-Patient Immunization Encounters
H6  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: Turning the TIDE on Immunization Delivery: Now with a New Storage and Handling Component

12:00 PM-2:00 PM
  Lunch (on Your Own)

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
  Immunization Q & A

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
10P  PLENARY SESSION (Vaccine Safety Track): Working with the Public on Vaccine Safety
I1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Immunization
I2  Health Communications Track Workshop: State and Local Communication Responses to the Influenza Vaccine Shortage, 200405: Lessons Learned in California
I3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Inpatient Adult Immunization and Use of Standing Orders
I4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: Challenges in Managing Varicella Outbreaks in the Era of High Vaccination Coverage
I5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Immunization Data Analysis with the Immunization Registry Sentinel Site Project
I6  Computer-Based Application Demonstration: Integrated Information Management System for Public Health Agencies

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
  Break - Exhibit/Poster Viewing

4:00 PM-5:00 PM
11P  PLENARY SESSION (Adult Immunization Track): Evolving Issues in Adult Immunization
J1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Avoiding the Influenza Frenzy in 2005: A Discussion of Lessons Learned at the Federal, State and Local Levels
J2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: You Call the Shots: Vaccine Administration Challenges
J3  Health Communications Track Workshop: Developing Effective Print and Web-Based Immunization Communication Materials
J4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: The Importance of Rubella and CRS Surveillance in a Post-Elimination Era
J5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: Measuring Physician Compliance to Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Recommendations with Immunization Registries

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
  Fitness Event
 Thursday, March 24, 2005

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Fitness Event

7:00 AM-11:00 AM
  Conference Registration

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
12P  PLENARY SESSION (Health Communications Track): Using Communication and Education to Change Provider Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors
K1  Programmatic Track Workshop: Assessing Local Immunization Needs: New Enhancements to the National Immunization Survey and Using Geographical Information Systems
K2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: Mapping Complex Vaccine Adverse Events A Prelude to Conducting Vaccine Safety Research Using a Military Large Linked Surveillance Database
K3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: State and Local Approaches to the 2004 Influenza Vaccine Supply Shortage
K4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: Hepatitis A: Recent Trends and Impact of Vaccination
K5  Immunization Registries Track: Data Standards: Meeting the Demand for High Quality Data

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

10:30 AM-11:30 AM
13P  PLENARY SESSION (Programmatic Track): The Emergence of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Childhood Vaccination Coverage Levels
L1  Health Communications Track Workshop: New Parents Need to Know It: Immunization Works!
L2  Vaccine Safety Track Workshop: Parents Want/Need to Know: Responding to their Questions and Concerns
L3  Adult Immunization Track Workshop: Community Organizing Techniques and Resources to Educate about the Importance of Adult Immunization
L4  Epidemiology Track Workshop: Perinatal Infectious Disease Prevention Policies: Hepatitis B and Rubella
L5  Immunization Registries Track Workshop: School and Registry Partnerships How and Why

11:30 AM-12:00 PM
14P  Closing Plenary