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 Tuesday, May 9, 2006

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
PL2  Plenary - The State of STD Prevention in 2006: Progress on Responding to the Hidden Epidemic

10:00 AM-11:45 AM
A1  Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections: Recurrence and Alternative Testing Strategies
A2  Insights and Interventions in STD Prevention for MSMs
A3  STD Prevention and Adolescents
A4  Increasing private-sector providers' chlamydia screening practices: strategies for health departments to interface with the private health sector
A5  Emerging Patterns and Trends in Sexually Transmitted Diseases, United States
A6  Advances in Provider Education and Practice for STD Prevention
A7  Accreditation Process for Disease Intervention Specialists and Supervisors
A8  HPV vaccine - Information for development of recommendations and vaccine implementation
A9  STD Prevention Challenges in Reaching Racial/Ethnic Populations

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
MP1  Mini-Plenary -- Syphilis Elimination 2006: Where Have We Come and Where are We Going?
MP2  Mini-Plenary -- Evolution of Technologies, Pathogens and their Implications for STD Programs in 2006

3:00 PM-4:45 PM
B1  Laboratory Diagnosis of Rectal Chlamydia trachomatis Lymphogranuloma Venereum Infection
B2  The Internet and STDs: Challenges and Innovations for Prevention
B3  Public Health Strategies of Abstinence Programs for Youth
B4  Enhancing Gonorrhea Surveillance to Guide Program and Policy
B5  Challenges in Information Management
B6  Essential STD Educator Skill Sets: Teachable Competencies to Make Your STD Prevention Programs Measurable, Memorable, and Motivational
B7  Guidance and implementation strategies for expedited partner therapy
B8  Genital Herpes Diagnostics: Which tests to order, how to interpret them, resulting treatment options, and explaining the results to patients.

5:00 PM-6:15 PM
PS1  Bacterial STDs: Chlamydia
PS2  Bacterial STDs: Chlamydia/Gonorrhea
PS3  Bacterial STDs: Gonorrhea
PS4  Bacterial STDs: Gonorrhea/Chlamydia Repeat Testers
PS5  Bacterial STDs: LGV & Rectal Chlamydia
PS6  Diagnostic Tests and Performance
PS8  Health Communications/Behavioral Interventions
PS9  Health Services & STD Program Issues
PS10  Partnerships and Community Collaborations
 Wednesday, May 10, 2006

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
PL3  Plenary - Health Disparities and STDs: Beyond Description and on to New Solutions

10:00 AM-11:45 AM
C1  Current Issues for Antimicrobial Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
C2  Methamphetamine Use and Sexual Risk Behavior for STIs in MSM and Heterosexual Populations: What We Know and What We Are Doing to Address the Issue
C3  Can We Get There From Here? Improving Chlamydia Screening in Juvenile Justice Centers
C4  STD Risk Assessment and Screening in Long-Distance Truck Drivers and Sex Workers, New Mexico, USA: Implications for STD Prevention and Control in Highly Mobile and Difficult to Reach Populations
C5  Vaginal Infections and Emerging Strategies
C6  Revised National Recommendations for HIV Screening: Implications for STD Programs
C7  Innovations and Challenges in Syphilis Elimination Efforts
C8  Current Issues in Genital Herpes and Human Papillomavirus Prevention
C9  Innovative Measures to Deliver STD-Related Care

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
DE1  Demonstration: Patient-Flow Analysis for Windows Software

12:00 PM-1:15 PM
  Thomas Parran Award (sponsored by ASTDA)

1:45 PM-3:15 PM
MP3  Mini-Plenary -- Vaccines as an STD Prevention Strategy: An Evolving Revolution
MP4  Mini-Plenary -- Sexuality, Social Norms and STD Prevention

3:30 PM-4:45 PM
LBPS  Latebreaker Posters
PS11  Population Focus: Adolescents
PS12  Population Focus: Drug Users
PS13  Population Focus: MSM
PS14  Population Focus: Racial/Ethnic Minorities
PC15  Population Focus: Women
PS16  Pregnancy-Related STDs
PS17  Provider Practice/Training
PS18  Surveillance and Implication for Interventions
PS19  Syphilis Elimination
PS20  Syphilis in MSM
PS21  Viral STDs: Hepatitis
PS22  Viral STDs: Herpes
PS23  Viral STDs: HIV
PS24  Viral STDs: Human Papillomavirus

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
LB1  Latebreaker Session
 Thursday, May 11, 2006

8:30 AM-10:15 AM
D1  Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Screening and Interventions
D2  HIV/STD Intersection and Common Prevention Strategies
D3  Relationship Issues and STD Prevention
D4  Improving STD Services in Florida: Capitalizing on Department of Health and University Collaboration to Enhance Current Programs and Develop New Ones
D5  Partner Notification and Management: Field Perspectives
D6  The Use of GIS and Spatial Analysis in STD Epidemiology and Surveillance
D7  Syphilis and MSM
D8  Strategies to Prevent Serious Consequences of Genital Herpes: Translating Research into Program

10:45 AM-12:00 PM
PL4  Closing Plenary - Public Health as Social Justice: Implications for STD Prevention