The 12th Invest in ME Conference, Part 1
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ME CONFERENCE SEPTEMBER 28, 2017, REYKJAVIK.

Discussion in 'Upcoming ME/CFS Events' started by Jo Best, Sep 7, 2017.

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    Organised and hosted by European ME Alliance member organisation, Icelandic ME Society:
    https://www.mefelag.is/me-conference-2017

    AGENDA

    9:00 Spokesperson for the Icelandic ME Society welcomes guests


    9:10 Representative from health authorities


    9:20 Prof. Margrét Guðnadóttir: Akureyri disease


    9:50 Helga Haraldsdóttir. A patient tells about her experience of the Akureyri disease


    10:05 Questions to speakers mentioned above


    10:15 Break


    10:35 Short video from the Icelandic ME society


    10:45 Dr. Daniel Peterson gives extensive talk about ME


    11:25 Invest in ME. Introduction; about researches and possible student exchange program.


    11:55 Questions to Dr. Peterson and the Invest in ME representative.


    12:10 Lunch

    Morning


    Afternoon

    13:10 Øystein Fluge, MD, PhD, consultant in oncology and researcher, Dept. of Oncology, Haukeland University Hospital and Ingrid Gurvin Rekeland, MD, physician in oncology training and research fellow, Dept. of Oncology, Haukeland University Hospital: Therapeutic intervention and disease mechanisms in ME/CFS


    14:30 Dr. Nigel Speight, Paediatrician, Durham UK:
    The challenge of the severe case of Paediatric ME


    15:00 Ewa W. Wedlund, reg. occupational therapist

    and med. lic.: Activity and Participation in persons with ME/CFS: Non-medical approaches.


    15:30 Questions from audience for Dr. Fluge, Dr. Rekeland, Dr. Speight og Ewu W. Wedlund


    15:45 Break


    16:05 Panel discussion with all the speakers. Audience can hand in written questions in forehand


    17:00 End of agenda
    From: https://www.mefelag.is/me-conference-2017
     
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    Today's the day!

     
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    Do we have any infornations from the conference? Were there any news which we dont know about?
     
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    "It was remarked how important this conference day was as it will have a great impact on how patients will fare when they finally get some help from the healthcare system." Report on the conference by IiME Research: http://investinme.org/ce-news-1710-01.shtml
     
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