Calendar of ME/CFS Events - Archive

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This is a list of events that were on the Calendar in the past. We hope to see the number of events per year grow over time!

2014
May
Direct Debit Big Break Contest. Vote for the ME Association by text, Facebook, Twitter, Google and/or postcard.

5-6 May
Committee on Diagnostic Criteria for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Washington, DC

9 May, Noon
"ME/CFS – where are we now with research, diagnosis and management?" by Dr. Charles Shepherd
Limerick Strand Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick City. Admission E5 on the door.

10 May, 2 pm
"ME/CFS – where are we now with research, diagnosis and management?"
Connacht Hotel (formerly Carlton Hotel), Renmore, Galway City. Admission E5 on the door.

11 May, 3 pm
"ME/CFS – where are we now with research, diagnosis and management?"
Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport, Old Airport Road, Cloghran (Santry), Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin. Admission E5 on the door.

12 May
Vigil for International ME Awareness Day, Worldwide

12 May, 12:00 - 1:30 PM.
Demonstration in Washington, DC. Posters and banners provided.

29 May
Biomedical Research into ME Collaborative Research Seminar, London, UK

30 May
9th Invest in ME International ME Conference, London, UK

June
Direct Debit Big Break Contest. Vote for the ME Research UK by text, Facebook, Twitter, Google and/or postcard.

16 June, noon - 5 pm & 17 June, 9 am - 5 pm
In-person CFSAC meeting, 1st floor Great Hall, Hubert H Humphrey Bldg, 200 Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC

Now - 11 August
Turbana Contest. Persons with a Facebook account may vote once daily for PANDORA to win $25,000.

1 & 2 September
UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative Annual Science Conference, Bristol, UK
Professional Conference and Patient Programme

3 September, 9:30 - noon
Professor Ian Lipkin will speak on infection and ME/CFS, One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD. Cost 5 pounds.

5-7 September
Stanford Medicine X Conference, Pasteur Drive, Grant Building Room S268, Stanford, CA 94305 (Ryan Prior presenting)

8 September
NIH Public Outreach Seminar, Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK

9 September
CDC CFS Patient-Centered Outreach and Communication Activity (PCOCA) Conference Call

13 September
Advances in the Science and Treatment of ME/CFS and FM, Sheraton Hotel 150 West 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah
Provider Conference, 7:30 - noon; Patient Conference, 1 - 5 pm.

13 September, 9.15 am - 3.45 pm
Exploring the puzzle that is ME/CFS and related neuroimmunlogical diseases
The Alfred Hospital, Amrep Education Centre: The Seminar Room, 55 Commercial Road, Prahran Vic, Australia

18 September
Solve ME/CFS Initiative: webinar: " Deciphering Post-Exertional Malaise" by Dane B. Cook, Ph.D.

29 Sep - 13 Oct
1st Round of Aviva Community Fund Voting. Vote daily for the National ME/FM Action Network in Canada.

1 October
Solve ME/CFS Initiative: webinar: "Decoding the Human Immune Response" by Derya Unutmaz, MD.

4 November
Conference on ME/CFS Research in the North of England. Gosforth Civic Hall, near Newcastle.

12 November, 1 - 5 pm
Seminar on Pediatric ME/CFS, Landstingshuset, Hantverkargatan 45, Stockholm.

14th November, 10am – 4.30pm
Action for M.E.’s Severe M.E. Symposium & AGM, Allen & Overy LLP, One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD
Watch from home via Livestream and/or join a virtual table discussion

3 & 4 December, 12:30 - 5:00 pm ET each day.
CFSAC Meeting via Webinar. Open to the public. Registration required for those who wish to provide testimony.
https://www.blsmeetings.net/cfsac/

1-10 December
Vote daily for the Canadian National ME/FM Action Network in the Aviva Community Fund Contest.
https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19712/
 

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2015
23 February
CDC CFS Patient-Centered Outreach and Communication Activity (PCOCA) Conference Call
http://www.cdc.gov/cfs/meetings/index.html

12 May
Mothers for ME March on Washington, Washington, D.C.
http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...s-march-for-me-u-s-capitol-may-12-2015.31139/

29 May
10th Invest in ME International ME Conference, Westminster, London, UK
http://conf.investinme.me.uk/Documents/IIMEC10/IIMEC10 Leaflet.pdf

05 June, 5 pm

Dr. Julian Blanco will present "The final results and conclusions of the study and the way forward" of the
"Characterization of the T cell regulators (Tregs) in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"
Casa del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
http://www.asssem.org/

16 June
Final date for P2P release.
https://prevention.nih.gov/programs...revention/workshops/me-cfs/workshop-resources

18 June, 1 pm EST
Webinar presented by Lily Chu, MD, MS.
Post-Exertional Malaise: History, Charactoristics, and Research Findings.
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8782966319829183233

16 March - 31 August
Vote Daily for the Canadian ME/FM Action Network to win $2,000
http://www.karmacanada.ca/contest/organizations/national-mefm-action-network/?search=Helen

16 July, 6-7 pm BST/1-2 pm EST/10-11 am PST

Solve ME/CFS Initiative Webinar, Peter Rowe, MD, Director, Chronic Fatigue Clinic, Johns Hopkins Childrens Center
Inducing Post-Exertional Malaise: A Look at the Research Evidence
http://www.solvecfs.org/webinar

01 August, 2 pm
Dr. James Baraniuk, Georgetown University will speak regarding recruiting for his current study:
Exertional Exhaustion in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Westover Library, Arlington, VA, USA
meetup.com/fibromyalgia-fight-club

08 August
Understanding and Remembrance Day for Severe ME. Theme: Home Care
http://www.25megroup.org/campaigning_Severe_ME_Day.html

18 & 19 August, 9 - 5 ET
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) public meeting, 200 Independence Avenue, Washington, DC.
http://www.hhs.gov/advcomcfs/ Meeting will be streamed live at http://www.hhs.gov/live

06-23 October
Vote for Canadian National ME/FM Action Network in Aviva Community Fund contest.
Register (only e-mail required): http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/
Vote: http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf32536
Voting Result: ME/FM action Network placed 2nd in their category. This got them $5,000 and a place in the finals.

15 October, 6-7 pm BST/1-2 pm EST/10-11 am PST
Solve ME/CFS Initiative Webinar, Alan Light, PhD, Research Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Utah
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2090904248364180738

16 November, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
A Skeptic looks at the flawed PACE Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study by James C Coyne, PhD
The Loft Bar, Teviot Row House, 13 Bristo Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AJ
http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?attachments/edin-j-coyne-2015-11-16-v2-pdf.13524/

18 November, 8am-3.30pm
ME/CFS seminar organised by the Norwegian ME Association. Stavanger University, Aula, Sydbygg, Armauer Hansens vei 20, Stavanger, Norway.
http://bit.ly/1LeUrBV (written in Norwegian)

01 December
OMF: Giving Tuesday - "To ignite excitement, we have a very generous donor that has offered to match three times on the dollar up to $25,000 for all donations received on Giving Tuesday, Dec 1st!"
http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...-brochure-video-library-and-other-news.40171/

02 December, 6:30 pm
Screening of Forgotten Plague: ME and the Future of Medicine in Florence, KY
RSVP by 25 November. https://www.tugg.com/events/76569

17 December, 6-7 pm BST/1-2 pm EST/10-11 am PST
Solve ME/CFS Initiative Webinar, Solve ME/CFS Initiative Year-End Research Review
http://www.solvecfs.org/webinar