Integrated Topics on Lyme Disease & Other Tick-Borne Illnesses
The Conference will be on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint
3600 Centerpoint Parkway
Pontiac, MI 48341
Friday November 15th - 6pm till 10pm - Hors d'oeuvres & Beverages
Preliminary Agenda - Speakers times are subject to change
Saturday November 16th.
7:00 - 7:50 - Continental Breakfast, Sign-in & Vendor Time
7:50 - 8:00 Welcome Opening Remarks
8:00 John Bianchi - Alpha- Gal syndrome & unique pig line
8:45 Joseph Burrascano, MD - Lyme & related Tick-borne Diseases - Basics & Beyond
9:45 Break/Vendor Time
10:00 Daniel Cameron, MD - Recognizing Lyme Disease & Co-Infections
11:00 Questions & Answers
11:30/12:30 - Buffet Lucheon
12:30 Michael Ledtke, MD - Aid in the recovery of Tick-borne Diseases
1:15 Jean Tsao, PhD - The Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-borne Disease - Highlights of on-going Research to improve tick surveillance and control
2:00 Break/Vendor Time
2:15 Megan Porter, DVM - Using a veterinary tick surveillance network to detect emerging populations of ticks in Michigan
3:00 Questions & Answers
3:45 Closing Remarks
The Michigan Lyme Disease Association, Inc. is hosting it's 6th Conference on Lyme Disease & Other Tick-Borne Illnesses at the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint Hotel and Conference Center. This event will discuss the complexities of Lyme & Other Tick-borne Illnesses which include presentations by experts in Primary Care, research, testing and more. These lectures will increase participants' knowledge of the risk of Lyme disease and Co-Infections, and the diagnosis and treatment of Tick-Borne Disorders.
Speakers: John Bianchi, Revivicor, Inc. - Joseph Burrascano, MD - Daniel Cameron, MD - Michael Ledtke MD - Jean Tsao, PhD - Megan Porter, DVM
A Friday Night Reception will be November 15, 2019 at 6pm. at the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint Hotel in the Ottawa Ballroom. You must let us know if you plan on attending the reception when registering.
Registration is $100 per person. This includes a continental breakfast, lunch, breaks, handouts and the informal Friday Night Reception.
A block of rooms has been reserved for $99.00 plus tax at the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint Hotel. (1-800-228-9290) Mention the Michigan Lyme Disease Association when calling for reservations to receive the group rate. Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac Centerpoint Hotel
Due to limited seating Health Care Providers will be registered first.
Cancellations will be accepted until October 28, 2019. No refunds after this date.
Walk-ins are welcome the day of the Conference if space is available.
For Conference registration questions call 1-888-784-5963 or email LPurdy1040@aol.com.