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     Last Database Build: Thu Apr 3 04:40:58 EDT 2008

 Monday, March 17, 2008

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

7:30 AM-8:30 AM
  Welcoming Continental Breakfast and Networking Opportunity

9:00 AM-10:30 AM
PL1  Opening Plenary and Awards

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
A0  Featured Session: Making News - A Look Inside the News Room
A1  Innovative Ways to Vaccinate Healthcare Personnel
A2  Playing Well with Others: The Benefits of Data Sharing between and Outside Immunization Information Systems
A3  Post-Partum Vaccination: Perspectives from Hospital Programs and Obstetricians
A4  Vaccine Safety: New Findings and Future Directions
A5  Quality Improvement Strategies and Tools 1

12:00 PM-2:00 PM
  Lunch (on your own)

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
  Immunization Q&A Session #1

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
B0  Featured Session: Using Your Immunization Information System to Assess Immunization Coverage
B1  Vaccine Safety 101
B2  Status of Varicella Surveillance and Epidemiology As We Enter a New Era of the Varicella Vaccination Program
B3  Healthy People 2020: Developing National Objectives for the Next Decade
B4  Making Mass Vaccination Clinics Work
B5  State HPV Legislation: Issues and Successes

3:00 PM-3:30 PM

3:30 PM-4:30 PM
C0  Featured Session: Vaccinating School-Age Children against Influenza
C1  Status of Adolescent Vaccination Coverage: National and Local Perspectives
C2  Improved Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Identification
C3  Preventing Rotavirus Gastroenteritis through Vaccination: Progress and Potential for 2008
C4  Community Solutions to Under Immunization
C5  Immunization Information Systems as Tools for Increasing Immunization Coverage Rates

6:00 PM-7:30 PM
HL  Hilleman Lecture
 Tuesday, March 18, 2008

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Fitness Event

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
PL2  Special Plenary: One World - Immunization and Global Health

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
PS  Exhibit and Poster Viewing Session (and Break)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
D0  Featured Session: Vaccine Safety Topics for Programs and Practitioners
D1  Overcoming Barriers to Vaccinating Groups at Risk for Severe Influenza
D2  Eliminated but not Eradicated: Challenges in Controlling Imported Measles Outbreaks
D3  Provider Recruitment and Immunization Information Systems: What Works?
D4  Healthcare Provider Attitudes and Practices Regarding Adolescent Vaccination
D5  Using Partnerships at Local, State, and National Levels to Address Immunization Needs

12:00 PM-2:00 PM
  Lunch (on your own)
  Lunch Rounds

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
E0  Featured Session: Alternate Vanues for Vaccinating Adolescents - Examples of School-Based Vaccination Activities
E1  What Do Parents Think About Immunization?
E2  Taking a Measure: Uptake and Impact of Meningococcal and Pertussis Vaccines
E3  Providers and Childcare Users: Immunization Information System Recruiting and Retention Strategies
E4  Strategies to Reduce Influenza Vaccination Declinations among Healthcare Personnel
E5  Quality Improvement Strategies and Tools 2

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
  Exhibit and Poster Viewing Session (and Break)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM
F0  Featured Session: Vaccines for Prevention - Successes and Challenges in the U.S.A. and Globally
F1  Vaccine Finance: Medical Provider and State Perspectives
F2  Key Ingredients for Enhancing Data Reliability and Immunization Information System Effectiveness as a Tool for Patient Services Support
F3  Parent and Teen Attitudes about Adolescent Vaccination
F4  Innovative Approaches to Health Communication
F5  Vaccinating Young Children against Influenza

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
  Fitness Event
 Wednesday, March 19, 2008

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

7:00 AM-5:00 PM

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
G0  Featured Session: Applying the Boy Scout Motto - Flu "Preparedness" Efforts with Immunization Information Systems
G1  So Many Vaccines, So Little Time: Increasing the Capacity for Vaccine Delivery
G2  Challenges in Investigation and Control of Mumps Outbreaks
G3  Promoting Adolescent Vaccination: Highlights from State and Community-Based Projects
G4  Communicating in a Crisis: Outbreaks, Recalls, and Vaccine Safety Concerns
G5  Getting to Yes: Healthcare Worker Vaccination Strategies

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
  Exhibit and Poster Viewing Session (and Break)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
H0  Featured Session: Communicating Immunization Science to the Public
H1  Influenza Vaccine Distribution Delays
H2  Pharmacists: Public Health Immunization Partners
H3  Pertussis: What's Hot!
H4  Vaccine Storage and Handling
H5  Using an Immunization Information Systems to Improve Vaccines for Children Program Accountability and Assess School Exemption Rates

12:00 PM-2:00 PM
  Lunch (on your own)

12:30 PM-1:30 PM
  Immunization Q&A Session #2

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
I0  Featured Session: Pandemic Influenza Vaccine
I1  Immunization Grantees Update
I2  How Can Immunization Information Systems Help the WIC Program?
I3  Targeting Adolescents Outside the Medical Home
I4  Catching the Cases
I5  Media Training for Immunization Spokespeople Part I

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
  Exhibit and Poster Viewing Session (and Break)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM
J0  Featured Session: Making It Happen - State and Local Immunization Programs
J1  HPV Vaccines: New Developments and Current Assessments
J2  Immunization Information System Data Quality Improvements in the Provider Practice
J3  The Time is Now: Preparing for the Next Generation of Pneumococcal Vaccines
J4  Worksite Vaccination
J5  Media Training for Immunization Spokespeople Part II

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
  Fitness Event
 Thursday, March 20, 2008

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
  Fitness Event

7:00 AM-11:00 AM

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
K0  Featured Session: Adult Immunization Programs: Private and Public Sector Perspectives
K1  Understanding, Identifying, and Preventing Vaccination Administration Errors
K2  Problem Solving for Immunization Information System Participation
K3  Surveillance for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
K4  Beyond Cost-Effectiveness Studies: What Can Economic Analysis Tell Us That Evaluation Can't?
K5  Hot Topics in Vaccine Coverage Assessment

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

10:30 AM-11:30 AM
L0  Featured Session: What's New with Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and the Vaccines that Prevent Them?
L1  School-Based Influenza Vaccination Strategies
L2  Building Stakeholder Confidence: Methods for Improving Immunization Information System Data Quality
L3  Disease Surveillance, Coverage Assessment, Implmentation: Three Aspects of Adult Immunization
L4  Using Program Evalution to Enhance Your Program: The Experience of Two Grantees
L5  Successfully Partnering with School and University Systems on Immunization Issues

11:30 AM-12:30 PM
PL3  Closing Plenary