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Agenda for 2010 Influenza Workshop for Journalists • Aug. 23-24, 2010

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Aug. 23, 2010

8 a.m.

Arrival, Bldg 19, coffee/juice/pastries outside Auditorium A

8:30 a.m.

Intro & Overview of the World of Influenza: 2009 look back – 2010 look ahead
• Anne Schuchat, M.D., director, National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases
• Glen Nowak, Ph.D., director, Division of News & Electronic Media

9:30 a.m.

The Life of a Flu Virus – virology, origins of viruses, how they circulate, how they change
• Nancy Cox, Ph.D., director, Influenza Division

10:45 a.m.

BREAK

11 a.m.

How CDC Tracks Influenza
• Dan Jernigan, M.D., deputy director, Influenza Division

Noon

LUNCH

1 p.m.

CDC Director Thomas Frieden

2 p.m.

Reports from the lab
• Michael Shaw, Ph.D., associate director for Laboratory Science, Influenza Division
• Ruben Donis, D.V.M., chief, Molecular Virology And Vaccines Branch, Influenza Division

3 p.m.

BREAK

3:15 p.m.

Influenza Education and Outreach
• Kris Sheedy, Ph.D., associate director for communication science, National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases

4:15 p.m.

End of day – Evening Free

7:30 p.m.
 Journalists are invited to join AHCJ's Atlanta chapter in the Club Room (bar) at the Emory Hotel and Conference Center.

Aug. 24, 2010

7:30 a.m.

Arrival, Building 19, Coffee/juice/pastries outside Auditorium A

8 a.m.

CDC’s Outreach to Media / Plans for the Fall
• Glen Nowak, Ph.D., director, Division of News & Electronic Media

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Vaccine Update – Panel with NIH and FDA
• NIH: Linda Lambert, Ph.D., chief, Respiratory Diseases Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
• FDA: Lorrie Harrison McNeill, director, Office of Communication, Outreach and Development, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

9:45 a.m.

BREAK

10 a.m.

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness and Safety
• David Shay, M.D., medical officer, NCIRD
• Karen Broder, M.D., medical officer, Immunization Safety Office

11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Community Mitigation
• Martin Cetron, M.D., director, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
• Katrin Kohl, M.D., deputy director, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

LUNCH
Looking Ahead: Ways the 2010-11 Flu Season Could Play Out
• Anne Schuchat, M.D., director, National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases

1:30 – 3 p.m.

Influenza Laboratory Tour

3 p.m.

WORKSHOP CONCLUDES

3 – 4 p.m.

OPTIONAL: One-on-One Interviews with CDC Experts