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Conference Schedule

Schedule is subject to change without notice.  Please check back periodically for updates.  

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Time
Session Title & Speaker
7:30 - 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
(Food Selection: muffins/breads/pastries, yogurt with granola, coffee, tea, juice)
Location: Lower Lobby & Hall D
8:30 - 8:45 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
Location: Hall C
8:45 - 9:45 am Keynote Session I: Importance of HPV Vaccination and How to Recommend It 

Dr. Sharon Humiston
Children's Mercy; UMKC School of Medicine | Kansas City, MO

Dr. Humiston will discuss the importance of HPV vaccination, communication techniques,
and any new research in the area of HPV vaccination.

Location: Hall C
9:45 - 10:00 am Break
Location: Lower Lobby
10:00 - 11:00 am Keynote Session II: Communicating with Vaccine Hesitant Families

Dr. Annika Hofstetter
University of Washington; Seattle Children's Research Institute | Seattle, WA

Dr. Hofstetter will discuss different communication techniques and strategies to use with
families who are vaccine hesitant.

Location: Hall C
11:00 - 11:30 am Break & Exhibits
(Food Selection: fruit & cheese kabobs, bottled water/pop)
Location: Hall D
11:30 - 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions:

A1
: Immunization Recommendations for the Immunocompromised Patient

Dr. Susan Hoover
Sanford Health Infectious Disease | Sioux Falls, SD

Dr. Hoover will review immunizations recommended for patients who are considered to be immunocompromised.

Location: Hall C

A2: Role Playing - Vaccine Hesitant Conversations

Dr. Annika Hofstetter
University of Washington; Seattle Children's Research Institute | Seattle, WA

Dr. Hofstetter, along with participants, will work through common situations and questions
that result from vaccine hesitant families.

Location: Prairie Rose Room 105

A3: 
Location: Prairie Rose Room 104/103

A4:
Location: Prairie Rose Room 102
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch and Exhibits
(Food Selection: taco bar buffet)
Location: Hall D
1:30 - 2:30 pm Keynote Session III: Importance of Meningococcal Vaccine and Ryan's Story

Frankie Miley
Meningitis Angels | Pineland, TX

Frankie will discuss her son's case of meningitis and her work in educating on the importance
of meningococcal vaccine. 

Location: Hall C
2:30 - 3:00 pm Break & Exhibits
(Food Selection: chex mix & lemonade)
Location: Hall D
3:00 - 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions:

B1: Immunization Recommendations for the International Traveler


Dr. Susan Hoover
Sanford Health Infectious Disease | Sioux Falls, SD

Dr. Hoover will review immunizations recommended for patients who are traveling
internationally based on several risk factors.

Location: Hall C

B2:
Location: Prairie Rose Room 105

B3:
Location: Prairie Rose Room 104/103

B4:
Location: Prairie Rose Room 102
4:00 - 4:15 pm Break
4:15 - 5:45 pm Movie: HILLEMAN: A Perilous Quest to Save the World's Children  
Location: Hall C

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Time Session Title & Speaker
7:30 - 8:30 am Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
(Food Selection: fresh fruit, yogurt, caramel rolls, coffee, tea, juice)
Location: Hall D
8:15 - 8:30 am Welcome & Announcements
Location: Hall C
8:30 - 10:00 am Keynote Session IV: Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Update

Dr. Candice Robinson
LCDR United States Public Health Service; CDC | Atlanta, GA

Dr. Robinson will cover the childhood and adolescent immunization schedule including any
recent updates recommended by the ACIP.
 
Location: Hall C
10:00 - 10:30 am Break & Exhibits
(Food Selection: fruit pizza & bottled water/pop)
Location: Hall D
10:30 - 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions:

C1:
Location: Hall C

C2: Update to School and Childcare Requirements

Lexie Barber
North Dakota Department of Health | Bismarck, ND

Lexie will give an overview of changes to school and childcare immunization requirements
that went into effect starting January 1, 2018, and the 2018-2019 school year.

Location: Prairie Rose Room 105

C3:
Location: Prairie Rose Room 104/103

C4: 

Location: Prairie Rose Room 
11:30 - 1:00 pm

Awards Luncheon and Exhibits
(Food Selection: pasta bar buffet)
Lunch: Hall D
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions:

D1:
Location: Hall C

D2: Billing for Immunizations - Medicaid and VFC Questions Answered

Abbi Berg
North Dakota Department of Health | Bismarck, ND

Jennifer Sanders
North Dakota Department of Health | Bismarck, ND 

Abbi and Jennifer will discuss different billing questions that arise when VFC vaccines
are administered.

Location: Prairie Rose Room 105

D3: 

Location: Prairie Rose Rom 104/103

D4: 

Location: Prairie Rose Room 102

2:00 - 2:15 pm Break - travel back to Hall C for Closing Keynote Session
2:15 - 3:30 pm Closing Keynote Session: Adult Immunization Update

Dr. Candice Robinson
LCDR United States Public Health Service; CDC | Atlanta, GA

Dr. Robinson will cover the adult immunization schedule, including any recent updates
recommended by the ACIP.

Location: Hall C