36th Annual Aspen Allergy Conference

Aspen , CO US
July 22, 2018 to July 26, 2018

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The Aspen Allergy Conference is structured to host three State of the Art Speakers from around the United States and abroad each day. There is ample time for the speakers and attendees to discuss the basic science, translational and clnical topics at length during the course of the meeting. One oral abstract per day. In addition, several sessions are conducted for question and answer to include abstract poster session, “Meet the Professor” and a Nature Botany Walk.


Registration Fees
Attendee TypeFee
Colorado Allergy & Asthma Society (CAAS) MemberFREE
Speaking/Presenting FacultyFREE
Physician (not a member of CAAS)$350
Pharmaceutical Representatives$500

Online registration will remain open through 12:00 noon on Friday, July 20.


Credit claiming will be available through June 30, 2019. Credit requests on or after July 1, 2019 will be subject to an administrative fee.


Target Audience

  • Allergist/immunologists
  • Fellows-in-training

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe cutting-edge approaches to the most pressing issues in allergy/immunology, including precision medicine, asthma and environmental issues, immunodeficiency, and food allergy
  • Analyze current medical practice and develop strategies to improve patient care across all relevant allergy/immunology topics
  • Evaluate therapeutic options related to allergic disease and immune deficiency for effective treatment of patients with these conditions

Additional Information

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 16.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
05/07/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019
Event starts: 
07/22/2018 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
07/26/2018 - 11:00am
Cost:
$350.00
Rating: 
0

Main Program

Monday, July 23, 2018


SESSION I:          Environmental Effects and Asthma

CHAIR:               

1:00 - 1:05pm  Welcome

                                    Luke Webb, MD

                                    Colorado Allergy & Asthma Society President

1:05 - 1:15                   Harold Nelson, Moderator

                                    Overview of Session/Reveal Disclosures

1:15 – 2:15                 David Peden, MD

                                    Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

                                    “Environmental Impact and Climate Change

2:15 – 2:45                  Abstract TBD

                                   

2:45 – 3:00                  Coffee Break & Poster Session

3:00 – 4:00                  Donata Vercelli, MD

                                    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Immunology, The University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, Arizona

                                    “Hutterites/Amish Effects on Pathogenesis of Asthma

4:00 – 5:00                  Thomas AE Platts-Mills, MD

                                    Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia

                                    “Allergens and Asthma

5:00 - 5:10                   Harold Nelson, Moderator

                                    Closing Comments/Adjournment

5:00 - 7:00                   Interactive Poster Session/Symposium

                                    Donna Bratton, Moderator

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 am Meet the Professor Thomas AE Platts Mills

                                    David Pearlman, MD, Moderator

SESSION II:         Precision Medicine and Check Point Interventions

CHAIR:               

8:00 - 8:15 am Lanny Rosenwasser, Moderator

                                    Overview of Session/Reveal Disclosures

8:15 - 9:15                   Michail Lionakis, MD, ScD

                                    Laboratory of Clinical Infectious Diseases, National Instiitute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland

                                    Immune Mechanisms and Apeced

           

            9:15 - 9:45                   ABSTRACT TBD

                                                 

9:45 – 10:00                Coffee Break & Poster Session

10:00 – 11:00  William Kwok, PhD

                                    Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason Affiliate Associate Professor

                                    Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UW, Seattle, Washington

                                    Complex Adaptive Immune Response Mechanisms and Food Allergy -Unique TH2a Cells”

11:00 – 12:00  Meredith Buxton, MPH, PhD

                                    Director, Clinical Trial Strategy, Berry Consultants Statistical Innovation, Austin, Texas

                               Adaptive Trials

12:00 – 12:15  Lanny Rosenwasser, Moderator

                                    Closing Comments/Adjournment

12:15 – 2:15                Nature Botany Walk

                                    Richard W. Weber, MD

                                    Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado                                          

                                    Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

                                    William Silvers, MD, Moderator

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

SESSION III:       Immunodeficiency

CHAIR:               

1:00 – 1:15 pm            Charles H Kirkpatrick, MD, Moderator

                                    Overview of Session/Reveal Disclosures

1:15 – 2:15                 Deborah A. Meyers, PhD

                                    Professor of Medicine, Co-Chief, Division of Genetics, Genomics and Precision Medicine, UA Department of Medicine, Co-Director, Division of                                            Pharmacogenomics, UA Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine, The University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, Arizona

                                    “Genetics Primer and Epigenetics

2:15 – 2:45                  ABSTRACT

                                  TBD

                                   

                       

2:45 – 3:45                  Thomas Fleisher, MD

                                    Chief, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chief, Immunology Service, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

                                    “Primary Immunodeficiency Syndromes

3:45 4:15                  Coffee Break & Poster Session

                                    Ice Cream Social

4:15 5:15                  Troy Torgerson, MD, PhD

                                    Principal Investigator, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

                                    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

                                    “Treatment of Childhood Immunodeficiency”

5:15 – 5:20                  Charles H Kirkpatrick, MD, Moderator

                                    Closing Comments/ Adjournment

Thursday, July 26, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 am Meet the Professor

                                    Kari Nadeau, MD

                                    Dan Atkins, MD, Moderator

SESSION IV:       Food Allergy

CHAIRS:             

8:00 - 8:15 am John James, MD, Moderator

                                    Overview of Session/Reveal Disclosures

               

8:15 - 9:15                   Carina Venter, PhD, RD

                                    Assistant Professor at University of Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Denver, Colorado

                                    Nutrition and Immune System

9:15 10:15                Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, FAAAAI

                                    Director, Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University, Director, FARE Center of Excellence at Stanford University,                                     Stanford, California

                                    Immunotherapy and Biologics, Multi-Allergen

10:15 – 11:15  ABSTRACT

11:15 – 12:15  Glenn Furuta, MD

                                    Director, Gastointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program, La Cache Endowed Chair for GI Allergic and Immunologic Diseases

                                    Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado

                                    Eosinophilic Esophagitis - EoE

12:15 – 12:30  Lanny Rosenwasser, MD

                                Conference Summary & Closing Comments”


Special Events

Family Members Welcome

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Henry Claman, MD Lecture

 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Do New Tools Need New Ethics

Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH

Andreas C Dracopoulos, Director, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, Maryland

Reception

7:30 - 8:30 pm

Lik Aspen™

406 East Hopkins Avenue Ste B.

Monday, July 23, 2018

5 – 7 pm

Poster Abstract Session

Hotel Jerome Grand Ballroom

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

6 – 9 pm

President's Reception

Aspen Historical Society

620 West Bleeker Street

Walking Directions from the Hotel Jerome

Head west on E Main Street toward N Monarch St.

Turn right onto N Garmisch St

Turn left onto W Bleeker St – 620 W Bleeker on the right – 12 minute walk

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

8 - 10:30 am

Difficult Campground Bike Ride

CO-82, Aspen

Driving Directions from the Hotel Jerome 

Head east on E Main St. towards S Mill St

Continue onto S Original St

Turn Left onto CO-82/E Cooper Ave.

Continue 3.6 miles - Turn right onto Difficult Campground – 12 minute drive

Hotel Jerome
330 East Main Street
Aspen , CO 81611
United States

Planning Committee
Fred (Dan) Atkins, MD FAAAAI
Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: DBV Technologies

Stephen Dreskin, MD PhD FAAAAI
University of Colorado Denver, Denver, DO
Relevant relationships: None

Flavia Hoyte, MD
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: None

John M. James, MD FAAAAI
Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers, PC, Fort Collins, CO
Relevant relationships: None

Charles Kirkpatrick, MD FAAAAI
University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: None

Harold S. Nelson, MD FAAAAI
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: Pearl Therapeutics, AstraZeneca (advisory board), ALK (speaker)

David Pearlman, MD FAAAAI
Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers, PC, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: GSK (consultant), Sanofi-Regeneron (honorarium)

Lanny Rosenwasser, MD FAAAAI
Chidren's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
Relevant relationships: None

Alan Schocket, MD MSHA
University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: None

Gary Siegel, MD
Denver Allergy and Asthma, Lakewood, CO
Relevant relationships: None

William Silvers, MD FAAAAI
Private practice, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: None

Richard Weber, MD FAAAAI
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: Merck (advisory board, TDI (advisory board)

Faculty
Fred (Dan) Atkins, MD FAAAAI
Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: DBV Technologies

Meredit Buxton, PhD
Berry Consultants, LLC
Relevant relationships: None

Thomas Fleisher, MD FAAAAI
National Institutes of Health, DHHS, Bethesda, MD
Relevant relationships: None

Glenn Furuta, MD
Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: EnteroTrack

John M. James, MD FAAAAI
Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers, PC, Fort Collins, CO
Relevant relationships: None

Jeffrey Kahn, PhD
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD
Relevant relationships: None

Charles Kirkpatrick, MD FAAAAI
University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: None

William Kwok, PhD
Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, WA
Relevant relationships: None

Michail Lionakis
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Relevant relationships: None

Deborah Meyers, PhD FAAAAI
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Relevant relationships: None

Kari Nadeau, MD PhD FAAAAI
Stanford University School of Medicine, Los Altos Hills, CA
Relevant relationships: Regeneron, AstraZeneca (consultant), Before Brands (co-founder, stock owner)

Harold S. Nelson, MD FAAAAI
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: Pearl Therapeutics, AstraZeneca (advisory board), ALK (speaker)

David Pearlman, MD FAAAAI
Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers, PC, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: GSK (consultant), Sanofi-Regeneron (honorarium)

Thomas Platts-Mills, MD PhD FAAAAI
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Relevant relationships: None

David Peden, MD MS FAAAAI
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Relevant relationships: None

Lanny Rosenwasser, MD FAAAAI
Chidren's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
Relevant relationships: None

Troy Torgerson, MD PhD
University of Washington & Seattle Children's Research Institute, Seattle, WA
Relevant relationships: CSL Behring, UCB Pharmaceuticals, ADMA Biosciences, aTyr Pharmaceuticals, and Shire (consultant)

Carina Venter, PhD RD
University of Colorado/Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: Danone, Mead Johnson and Nestle (speaker), DBV Technologies (advisory board)

Donata Vercelli, MD
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Relevant relationships: None

Richard Weber, MD FAAAAI
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
Relevant relationships: Merck (advisory board, TDI (advisory board)

Content Reviewers
Brian Kelly, MD
St. Paul Allergy and Asthma, St. Paul, MN
Relevant relationships: None

Brian Schroer, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Relevant relationships: None

AAAAI Disclosure Policy
Pursuant to the Code of Ethics for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the AAAAI requires disclosure of certain information from faculty members of educational activities designated for CME credit by the AAAAI. Prior to the activity, authors and reviewers are required to disclose all relationships that meet the following parameters:

  • Employment: Name of employer and job title.
  • Financial interests: All organizations, other than the employer, from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household receives annual remuneration in any amount (including grants, honoraria and consulting fees).
  • Research interests: All organizations which support research projects for which the faculty member or member of his/her immediate family or household serves as an investigator.
  • Legal Consultation Services/Expert Witness Testimony: All topics on which the faculty member provided legal consultation and/or expert witness testimony during the previous calendar year.
  • Organizational interests: All organizations, other than the AAAAI, for which the faculty member holds volunteer positions.
  • Gifts: All organizations from which the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household have received a gift of any amount in the last year.
  • Other interests: All interests of the faculty member or a member of his/her immediate family or household that would be judged by a majority of his/her peers to be more than casual and/or likely to impact his/her ability to exercise independent judgment. This includes any financial interest in or relationship with any manufacturer of a commercial product, and any financial interest or relationship with any organization that provides commercial support to AAAAI-sponsored educational activities.

The information disclosed by the speakers and planning committee was reviewed in accordance with the AAAAI Disclosure Policy. All potential conflicts of interest were resolved by the planners, faculty, and reviewers prior to their participation in the development of this activity.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AAAAI and Aspen Allergy Conference. The AAAAI is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Claiming Period
Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on June 30, 2019. Requests to claim credit on or after July 1, 2019 will be subject to an administrative fee.

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Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to Jill Hibbeln at Aspen Allergy Conference (jillhibbeln@gmail.com).

Registration and credit claiming questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org.

Available Credit

  • 16.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 16.00 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/07/2018
Course expires: 
06/30/2019

Price

Cost:
$350.00
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