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GENERAL INFORMATION

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GENERAL INFORMATION

3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis
March 25-26, 2013 – New York, NY

GOALS
This two-day conference will serve as a forum for the presentation and discussion of state-of-the-science research on HBV and HCV infection, and current clinical management perspectives in practicum. The conference’s aim is to ensure this dialogue translates into evidence-based implementation of approaches for real world clinical and community settings.

WEBCAST
Select plenary presentations, panel discussions, and oral abstract sessions will be webcast live during the two-day conference. Click here to register to participate in the live webcast sessions. 

 OBJECTIVES
After attending this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Describe strategies for viral hepatitis diagnosis and linkages to evidence-based care and treatment   
  • Define the characteristics and recommended use of approved agents for the management of viral hepatitis   
  • Identify treatment options for patients who present with viral hepatitis, including interventions to promote treatment success   
  • Discuss the management of complications due to viral hepatitis, its treatment, and/or comorbidities   

TARGET AUDIENCE
This educational conference has been designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and infectious disease (ID) and non-ID-specialized physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists involved (or soon to be involved) in the diagnosis and active management of patients with HBV or HCV infection.

PHYSICIAN CONTINUING EDUCATION
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 (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC). The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education of physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

NURSING CONTINUING EDUCATION
Accreditation Statement: This conference is also jointly sponsored with the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), an approved provider of continuing education (CE) in nursing through the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Credit Designation Statement: ANAC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13 CNE contact hours.

 

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION
Space is available to commercial and non-profit/government entities wishing to exhibit. The exhibit fee is $2,000 for commercial entities, and $1,000 for non-profit/government entities. An exhibit fee is required for exhibitors. The costs subsidized by these fees are incremental to the exhibit spaces. We further stipulate that exhibit payments are not intended to influence the planning of or influence with presentations delivered at this activity.

Click here to access an Exhibitor Application Form.

KEY DATES
Following are key dates relevant to registration, accommodations, and abstract submission:

Pre-Registration Deadline – December 21, 2012
Early Registration Deadline* – January 11, 2013
Abstract Submission Deadline – January 4, 2013
Abstract Disposition Announcements – February 8, 2013
Standard Registration Deadline – March 15, 2013
Discounted Room Block Reservation Deadline – March 8, 2013
Cancellation Deadline (with $40 penalty) – February 28, 2013

*Authors whose abstracts are accepted for presentation will have a deadline of February 22, 2013, to register at the Early Registration rate.

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PROGRAM

STRUCTURE
The ICVH 2013 program features state-of-the-art information about viral hepatitis research, as well as clinical perspectives and medical treatment. The Conference will serve as a forum for participants to consult with world-recognized experts in both informal discussions and panel sessions, and the design of the conference will offer ample opportunities to meet with colleagues and exchange ideas in a congenial, interactive environment.

PROGRAM
To download a PDF copy of the ICVH 2013 Program, please click here. To download a PDF copy of the ICVH brochure, please click here

Please click here to download the logistical information fact sheet, which includes information on shuttle services, and on-site registration.
  

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REGISTRATION

IAPAC members enjoy discounts on your conference registration fees!
Click here to join or renew your IAPAC membership.

Online registration is now available!

 

 Deadline  

Dec. 21, 2012

   Jan. 11, 2013   

   Mar. 15, 2013   

   

 Registration Type  

Pre-Registration

Early Registration

Standard Registration

Late/Onsite Registration

 IAPAC Member 
(must be current)

$75

 $100

 $125

 $150

 IAPAC Non-Member

$100

 $125

 $150

 $200

 Students and Retired

$25

 $30

 $35

 $40

 One-Day Only

 

$75

$100

$125

 

The registration fees are listed in US dollars and apply to payments received prior to the deadlines stated above.

Registration fees include: 

  • Lunch
  • Participation in all Workshops and Satellite Symposia
  • Conference printed materials (e.g., Program and Abstracts book)

PAYMENT
Payment of registration fees may be made as follows:

  • Credit card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express
  • Check/Purchase order: Payable to IAPAC, 123 West Madison Street, Suite 1704, Chicago, IL 60602 USA
  • Bank transfer: Please call Cathy Patterson, Finance Manager, at +1-312-795-4945, or email at cpatterson@iapac.org, to inquire about instructions on bank transfers.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations must be received by fax, email, or post-marked by March 8, 2013, to receive a full refund (minus a $40 cancellation fee).  There will be no refund for cancellation requests received after March 8, 2013.

  • Fax: (312) 795-4938
  • Email: iapac@iapac.org
  • Address: 123 W. Madison St., Suite 1704, Chicago, IL 60602 USA

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VENUE/ACCOMMODATIONS

CONFERENCE VENUE
This year's conference venue is the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM). The conference hotel is the Empire Hotel. Delegates who stay at the Empire Hotel will enjoy daily complimentary shuttle bus service to and from the conference venue, the New York Academy of Medicine.

The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212.822.7200
Website: http://www.nyam.org/

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS 
This year's conference hotel is the Empire Hotel. Delegates who stay at the Empire Hotel will enjoy daily complimentary shuttle bus service to and from the conference venue, the New York Academy of Medicine. The 422 richly appointed guest rooms at The Empire Hotel represent a new standard in New York City boutique hotel accommodations. Our discounted room rate is $235/night plus tax. Rooms may be reserved within the discounted room block through March 8, 2013. Click here to arrange your hotel accommodations online and use the promo code (IAPAC) to take advantage of the discounted room rate.

The Empire Hotel
44 West 63rd Street
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212.265.7400
Fax: 212.265.7401

 

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