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Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Sunday, 13/Nov/2011
8:45am
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6:00pm
Registration and Posters Installation

Date: Monday, 14/Nov/2011
8:00am
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9:00am
Briefing Session for All Moderators and Rapporteurs
Location: Azurit
8:45am
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6:00pm
01. Posters
9:00am
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11:30am
Satellite: Pharmaceutical System Strengthening: Is There a Need for a New Paradigm?
Location: Jasper Auditorium
12:45pm
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2:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm
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3:20pm
Welcome Addresses
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Mehtap Tatar, Hacettepe University, Turkey
3:20pm
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4:20pm
Opening: Keynote Addresses
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: David Ofori-Adjei, Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons, Ghana
4:20pm
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4:30pm
Tea/coffee break
4:30pm
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5:00pm
Effects of Turkish Health Reform on Pharmaceutical Policies
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: AKIF AKBULAT, General Directorate of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy, Ministry of Health of Turkey, Turkey
Rapporteur: Guvenc Kockaya, General Directorate of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy, Turkey
5:00pm
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5:45pm
Rational Medicines Use Issues in Turkey - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Hanefi Ozbek, saglik Bakanligi, Turkey
Rapporteur: Kubilay Oransay, Turkish Ministry of Health General Directorate of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy, Turkey
6:30pm
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8:00pm
Evening: Opening Reception
Location: Safir Hall (in the Hotel)

Date: Tuesday, 15/Nov/2011
9:00am
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10:10am
Plenary 1: International and Regional Systems, Policies, and Programs
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin, Mahidol University, Thailand
Moderator: Andreas Seiter, World Bank, United States of America
Rapporteur: Anita Katharina Wagner, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
10:15am
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11:15am
1a. Access: Global Strategies to Improve Access to Medicines in LMIC
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Abdul Ghaffar
Moderator: Brenda D Colatrella
Rapporteur: Vera Lucia Luiza
1b. Policy: The Pharmaceutical Policy Process
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Andreas Seiter
Moderator: Regina M Mbindyo
Rapporteur: Chiratidzo Ellen Ndhlovu
1c. Economics: Pricing Tools to Improve Medicines Affordability - 1
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Margaret Anne Ewen
Moderator: David Henry
Rapporteur: Anthony D. So
1d. Chronic Care: Cross-National or National Analysis of Access to Medicines and Quality of Care of Chronic Diseases in LMIC
Location: Septeryan B4-B5
Moderator: Samir Helmy Assaad-Khalil
Moderator: Veronika J. Wirtz
Rapporteur: Titien Siwi Hartayu
1e. Child Health: Assessing the Global Situation of Medicines for Children
Location: Lal 3-4
Moderator: Göran Bengt Tomson
Moderator: Anke Meiburg
Rapporteur: Martha Gyansa-Lutterodt
1f. Malaria: Scaling up Access to New Antimalarials - Challenges
Location: Lal 1-2
Moderator: Charles C Ezenduka
Moderator: Evelyn Korkor Ansah
Rapporteur: Miriam, Obinwanne Ajuba
1g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Supply Chain Issues for ARVs and TB Medicines in LMIC
Location: Septeryan B1-B3
Moderator: Luis Gustavo do Valle Bastos
Moderator: Helena Anna Walkowiak
Rapporteur: Evans Luvaha Sagwa
1h. AMR: Global Interventions to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
Location: Amazonit
Moderator: Elizabeth Mathai
Moderator: Godfrey Sande Bbosa
Rapporteur: Thomas Haustein
11:15am
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11:45am
Coffee/tea break
11:45am
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12:45pm
Continuation of Topic Track Sessions
12:45pm
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2:00pm
Lunch and Poster Discussions
2:00pm
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3:10pm
Plenary 2: National Systems, Policies, and Programs
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Ministry of Health, Oman, Oman
Moderator: Soonman Kwon, Seoul National University, Korea, South (Republic of)
Rapporteur: Richard Ogilvie Laing, WHO, Switzerland
3:15pm
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4:15pm
2a. Access: Impact of Interventions to Improve Availability of Quality Medicines in LMIC
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Brian Conroy Gunn
Moderator: Göran Bengt Tomson
Rapporteur: Sakthivel Selvaraj
2b. Policy: Quality and Safety of Medicines in LMIC
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Andy S Stergachis
Moderator: Andrea Mant
Rapporteur: Andrew Lofts Gray
2c. Economics: Pricing Tools to Improve Medicines Affordability - 2
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Ibrahim Mohamed labouta
Moderator: Gavin Stewart Steel
Rapporteur: Laura Faden Garabedian
2d. Chronic Care: Prices, Affordability and Financing of Medicines for Chronic Diseases in LMIC
Location: Septeryan B4-B5
Moderator: Jonathan Dickinson Quick
Moderator: Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin
Rapporteur: Ricardo Perez-Cuevas
2e. Child Health: Impact of Interventions to Improve Access to Medicines for Children in LMIC
Location: Lal 3-4
Moderator: Hortensia Reyes-Morales
Moderator: Christopher John Gill
Rapporteur: Alexander Rowe
2f. Malaria: Scaling up Access to Antimalarials - Opportunities
Location: Lal 1-2
Moderator: David Ofori-Adjei
Moderator: Chimere Obiora Agomo
Rapporteur: Miriam, Obinwanne Ajuba
2g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Use of Technology to Improve Patient Management in Resource Poor Settings
Location: Septeryan B1-B3
Moderator: Celestino Obua
Moderator: Wimon Suwankesawong
Rapporteur: Jude Nwokike
2h. AMR: Strengthening National Policies on Antimicrobial Resistance
Location: Amazonit
Moderator: Mohan P. Joshi
Moderator: Nithima Sumpradit
Rapporteur: Anke Meiburg
4:15pm
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4:45pm
Tea/coffee break
4:45pm
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5:45pm
Continuation of Topic Track Sessions

Date: Wednesday, 16/Nov/2011
7:45am
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8:45am
Early Morning 1B: Access to Essential Medicines as Part of the Right to Health: Any Progress?
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil, ex-WHO, Switzerland
Rapporteur: Aarti Patel, Health Research for Action, South Africa
Rapporteur: Claudia Garcia Serpa Osorio-de-Castro, Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health/Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
8:45am
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9:00am
Daily Summary
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
9:00am
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10:10am
Plenary 3: Health Care and Financing Institutions
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Alexander Nii Oto Dodoo, University of Ghana Medical School, Ghana
Moderator: Socorro Zarate Escalante, World Health Organization, Viet Nam
Rapporteur: John Chalker, MSH, United Kingdom
10:15am
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11:15am
3a. Access: Initiatives to Improve Equity in Medicines Access
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Maryam Bigdeli
Moderator: Soonman Kwon
Rapporteur: Arash Rashidian
3b. Policy: Policy Interventions to Improve Rational Use of Medicines in LMIC
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Ambrose Ohumagho Isah
Moderator: Liliya Eugenevna Ziganshina
Rapporteur: Elizabeth E Roughead
3c. Economics: Health Insurance Coverage for Medicines in LMIC
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan
Moderator: Abayneh Tamer Desta
Rapporteur: Sabine Vogler
3d. Chronic Care: Improving Prescription Practices in Treating Chronic Diseases in LMIC with Particular Focus on Hypertension and Diabetes
Location: Septeryan B4-B5
Moderator: Ricardo Perez-Cuevas
Moderator: David Beran
Rapporteur: Brian Serumaga
3e. Child Health: Assessing Availability and Prices of Medicines for Children
Location: Lal 3-4
Moderator: Jane Robertson
Moderator: Krisantha Weerasuriya
Rapporteur: Christopher John Gill
3f. Malaria: Prices and Affordability of ACT in the Private Sector
Location: Lal 1-2
Moderator: Hoda Atta
Moderator: Catherine E. Vialle-Valentin
Rapporteur: Charles C Ezenduka
3g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Facility Level Assessment and Interventions to Promote Adherence
Location: Septeryan B1-B3
Moderator: Celestino Obua
Moderator: Ibrahim Adekunle Oreagba
Rapporteur: Andy S Stergachis
3h. AMR: Improving Rational Use of Antibiotics in Health Care Facilities
Location: Amazonit
Moderator: Ossama Shams Eldin Rasslan
Moderator: Anibal Sosa
Rapporteur: Megha Sharma
11:15am
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11:45am
Coffee/tea break
11:45am
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12:45pm
Continuation of Topic Track Sessions
12:45pm
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2:00pm
Lunch and Poster Discussions
2:00pm
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3:10pm
Plenary 4: Health Care Providers
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Hortensia Reyes-Morales, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
Moderator: Göran Bengt Tomson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Rapporteur: Keith William Johnson, Management Sciences for Health, United States of America
3:15pm
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4:15pm
4a. Access: Interventions to Improve Prescribing Practices in LMIC
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Kathleen Anne Holloway
Moderator: Mohamed Bin Shahna
Rapporteur: Chean Men
4b. Policy: Providers and Promotion
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Batool Jaffer Suleiman
Moderator: Kumud Kumar Kafle
Rapporteur: Brian Conroy Gunn
4c. Economics: Impact of Regulating Medicines Price on Prescribing
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil
Moderator: Lu Ye
Rapporteur: Warren Kaplan
4d. Chronic Care: Prescribing Behaviors in Treating Chronic Diseases with Particular Focus on Care of Elderly Patients
Location: Septeryan B4-B5
Moderator: Lynn Weekes
Moderator: Abul Kalam Dr. Azad Chowdhury
Rapporteur: Joao Carapinha
4e. Child Health: Interventions to Improve the Management of Children Diseases - 1
Location: Lal 3-4
Moderator: Edwine Barasa
Moderator: T. Christopher Mast
Rapporteur: Christopher John Gill
4f. Malaria: The Role of Medicines Retail Outlets in Improving Access to Medicines
Location: Lal 1-2
Moderator: Ibrahim Adekunle Oreagba
Moderator: Beth Bonareri Kangwana
Rapporteur: Miriam, Obinwanne Ajuba
4g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Improving Providers Prescribing and Dispensing
Location: Septeryan B1-B3
Moderator: Joseph Ntaganira
Moderator: Parthasarathi Gurumurthy
Rapporteur: Evans Luvaha Sagwa
4h. AMR: Improving Antibiotic Prescribing
Location: Amazonit
Moderator: Cecilia Stålsby Lundborg
Moderator: Eva Miriam Ombaka
Rapporteur: Sujith John Chandy
4:15pm
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4:45pm
Tea/coffee break
4:45pm
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5:45pm
Continuation of Topic Track Sessions
6:00pm
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7:30pm
INRUD Meeting - by invitation
Location: Azurit

Date: Thursday, 17/Nov/2011
7:45am
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8:45am
Early Morning 2A: Assessment, pricing, and reimbursement of new health technologies
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Jaime Espín, Andalusian School of Public Health, Spain
Rapporteur: Christine Y Lu, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States of America
Early Morning 2B: The Polypill for Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: Pros and Cons
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin, Mahidol University, Thailand
Rapporteur: Veronika J. Wirtz, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, Mexico
8:45am
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9:00am
Daily Summary
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Tienie Stander, heXor, South Africa
9:00am
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10:10am
Plenary 5: Consumers, Patients, and Community Systems
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Celestino Obua, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Uganda
Moderator: Klara Tisocki, Results in Health, United Kingdom
Rapporteur: Catherine E. Vialle-Valentin, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
10:15am
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11:15am
5a. Access: Assessing Access to Medicines at the Household Level
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Vera Lucia Luiza
Moderator: Claudia Garcia Serpa Osorio-de-Castro
Rapporteur: Adriana Mitsue Ivama
5b. Policy: Consumers and Good Governance for Medicines
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Natalia Cebotarenco
Moderator: Mohamed Ramzy Ismail
Rapporteur: Jing Sun
5c. Economics: Evaluating the Affordability of Medicines at the Household Level
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Tienie Stander
Moderator: Soonman Kwon
Rapporteur: Jeanne Marie Madden
5d. Chronic Care: Treatment of Chronic Diseases - The Patient's Perspective
Location: Septeryan B4-B5
Moderator: Maurits Vanpelt
Moderator: Dr. Alka Ahuja
Rapporteur: David Beran
5e. Child Health: Interventions to Improve the Management of Children Diseases - 2
Location: Lal 3-4
Moderator: Hortensia Reyes-Morales
Moderator: Jane Robertson
Rapporteur: Connie Nguyen
5f. Malaria: Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Patient Demand for Antimalarials
Location: Lal 1-2
Moderator: Ambrose Ohumagho Isah
Moderator: Rene Ziegler
Rapporteur: Benjamin Palafox
5g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Patient-level Adherence Assessment and Support
Location: Septeryan B1-B3
Moderator: Jude Nwokike
Moderator: Lilian Nyambura Gitau
Rapporteur: Robert Stanley Summers
5h. AMR: Determinants and Surveillance of Antibiotic Use in the Community
Location: Amazonit
Moderator: Kathleen Anne Holloway
Moderator: Aris Widayati
Rapporteur: Hilbrand Haak
11:15am
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11:45am
Coffee/tea break
11:45am
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12:45pm
Continuation of Topic Track Sessions
12:45pm
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2:00pm
Lunch and Poster Discussions
2:00pm
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3:10pm
Plenary 6: Strategies and Methods
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Peter Memiah, University of Maryland, United States of America
Moderator: Sallie-Anne Pearson, University of New South Wales, Australia
Rapporteur: Dennis Ross-Degnan, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
3:15pm
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4:15pm
Methods 1: Longitudinal Methods for Pharmaceutical Policy Evaluation
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Dennis Ross-Degnan
Moderator: Michael R Law
Rapporteur: Stephen Bertram Soumerai
Methods 2: Pharmacoeconomic Methods for Deciding on the Value of Medicines
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Tienie Stander
Rapporteur: David Henry
Methods 3: Indicators of Pharmaceutical Industry Performance in Improving Medicines Situations in LMIC - How to Focus on Medicines Use?
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Loraine Hawkins
Moderator: Keith William Johnson
Rapporteur: Suzanne Elizabeth Edwards
Methods 4: Monitoring Pharmaceutical Sector Policies with Facility and Household Surveys
Location: Amazonit
Moderator: Catherine E. Vialle-Valentin
Moderator: Vera Lucia Luiza
Rapporteur: Douglas Ball
4:15pm
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4:45pm
Tea/coffee break
4:45pm
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5:45pm
Continuation of Methods Sessions

Date: Friday, 18/Nov/2011
7:45am
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8:45am
Early Morning 3A: Health Insurance Coverage of Medicines in LMIC: Toward Policy and Research Recommendations
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Anita Katharina Wagner, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
Moderator: Jonathan Dickinson Quick, Management Sciences for Health, United States of America
Rapporteur: Laura Faden Garabedian, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, United States of America
Early Morning 3B: How Do You View the Role of Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies in Access to and Rationale Use of Medicines?
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Hans V. Hogerzeil, ex-WHO, Switzerland
Rapporteur: Samia Saad, Independent Consultant, United Kingdom
8:45am
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9:00am
Daily Summary
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Ramachandran Murali, Chettinad Hospitals and Research Institute, India
9:00am
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11:00am
Methods 5: Using Market Intelligence Information for Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Veronika J. Wirtz
Moderator: Murray Aitken
Rapporteur: Laura Faden Garabedian
Methods 6: Assessing a Country Pharmaceutical Sector – Tools and Approaches for Generating and Using Information
Location: Azurit
Moderator: Richard Ogilvie Laing
Moderator: Samia Saad
Rapporteur: Wilbert Bannenberg
Methods 7: Pharmacovigilance: Voluntary Reporting and Opportunities for Active Surveillance
Location: Ametist
Moderator: Aukje Kaija Mantel-Teeuwisse
Moderator: Jude Nwokike
Rapporteur: Ambrose Ohumagho Isah
Methods 8: Measuring and Monitoring Adherence to Treatment for HIV/AIDS and Chronic Diseases
Location: Amazonit
Moderator: Kin-wei Arnold Chan
Moderator: Gavin Stewart Steel
11:00am
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11:30am
Coffee/tea break
11:30am
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1:00pm
6a. Access: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Azurit
6b. Policy: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Jasper Auditorium
6c. Economics: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Ametist
6d. Chronic Care: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Septeryan B4-B5
6e. Child Health: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Lal 3-4
6f. Malaria: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Lal 1-2
6g. HIV/AIDS, TB: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Septeryan B1-B3
6h. AMR: Track Summary Preparation
Location: Amazonit
1:00pm
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2:15pm
Lunch and Poster Discussions
2:15pm
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3:45pm
Plenary Presentations of Track Summaries
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Birna Trap, Management Sciences for Health, Uganda
3:45pm
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4:15pm
Tea/coffee break
4:15pm
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5:30pm
Closing: Keynote Addresses
Location: Jasper Auditorium
Moderator: Andrew Jack, Financial Times, United Kingdom
5:30pm
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5:45pm
Closing Remarks
Location: Jasper Auditorium
6:30pm
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8:00pm
Meeting to Plan Post-conference Activities - by invitation