Conference Program Temp

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
All Day Exhibit Setup
10:00 – 19:00 Registration Open
10:00 – 19:00 Poster Setup
18:30 – 19:30 INA Current Board of Directors Meeting
19:30 – 21:30 Welcome Reception
Thursday, January 15, 2015
07:00 – 18:30 Registration/Information
07:00 – 08:30 Exhibits
Plenary Session – Mechanisms of Action
08:30 – 08:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Alberto Albanese  (Milan, Italy)
Mark Hallett (Bethesda, MD, USA)
08:45 – 09:45 Keynote Presentation – Acetylcholine Release
09:45 – 10:20 Explanation of Timing of Botulinum Neurotoxin BoNT Effects, Onset and Duration, and Clinical Ways of Influencing Them
10:20 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 11:25 BoNT Complexes and Their Journey Toward the Nervous System
11:25 – 12:00 Clinical Comparison of Effects at Neuromuscular Junction, Autonomic Nerves, Pain and Enteric Nerves
12:00 – 13:45 Exhibits and Lunch
12:00 – 13:30 Satellite Symposium – MERZ LUNCH
12:00 – 14:30 Poster Session
The program will break into separate groups for Basic Science, Clinical, Workshop A, Workshop B, Workshop C, and Workshop D.
Parallel Track I (Basic Science)
14:30 – 15:45 Genetics and Evolution
15:45 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 18:15 Molecular Interactions
Parallel Track I (Clinical)
14:30 – 16:00 Initial and Subsequent Injections: How Do We Modify Approach to Optimize Outcomes?
14:30 – 15:00 Cervical Dystonia
15:00 – 15:30 Writer’s Cramp
15:30 – 16:00 Blepharospasm
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:00 Measuring Outcomes of BoNT Therapy for Dystonia
16:30 – 17:00 Development of a Rating Scale
17:00 – 17:30 Focal Dystonia – Rating Scales
17:30 – 18:00 Spasticity – Rating Scales
Parallel Track II (Clinical)
14:30 – 16:00 Application of BoNT for the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy
14:30 – 15:00 Evidence-Based Review of Safety and Efficacy in Cerebral Palsy
15:00 – 15:30 Optimizing Outcomes With Adjunctive Therapy
15:30 – 16:00 Special Considerations – Dosing Limits
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:00 Approach to Spasticity Using Botulinum Toxin
16:30 – 17:00 Management of Spasticity – Where Does BoNT Fit?
17:00 – 17:30 Maximizing Outcomes in Spasticity Using BoNT
17:30 – 18:00 Adjunctive Treatments for Spasticity
Parallel Track – Clinical (Workshop A)
14:30 – 18:30 Treatment of Laryngeal Disorders and Oromandibular Dystonia
14:30 – 15:00 Evidence-Based Review: Abductor, Adductor, Vocal Tremor
15:00 – 15:30 Techniques of Injection Localization and Dosing
15:30 – 16:00 Oromandibular Dystonia
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:30 Demonstrations on Video and Live Patients
Parallel Track – Clinical (Workshop B)
14:30 – 18:30 Use of BoNT for Bladder Conditions
14:30 – 15:00 Functional Anatomy of the Genitourinary Tract
15:00 – 15:30 Introduction to Use of Botulinum Toxin for Genitourinary Conditions (Which Conditions, What Evidence?)
15:30 – 16:00 Injection Techniques
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:30 Video and Pelvic Model Demonstrations
Parallel Track – Clinical (Workshop C)
14:30 – 18:30 Cosmetic Uses of Botulinum Toxin
14:30 – 15:00 Introduction to the Anatomy of Facial Aesthetics
15:00 – 15:30 BoNT Injections of the Face: Efficacy and Side Effects
15:30 – 16:00 BoNT Injections for Hyperhidrosis: Efficacy and Side Effects
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:30 Demonstrations on Video and Live Patients
Parallel Track – Clinical (Workshop D)
14:30 – 18:00 Techniques for Localizing Muscles for BoNT Injection: Demonstration Workshop
14:30 – 15:00 EMG
15:00 – 15:30 Ultrasound
15:30 – 16:00 Other Techniques, Including Inspection, Palpation, Anatomic Landmarks
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:00 Treatment of Tremor With BoNT
16:30 – 17:00 Approach to Hand Tremors
17:00 – 17:30 Head Tremor
17:30 – 18:00 Voice Tremor
 19:30 – 21:30
Faculty Dinner
Friday, January 16, 2015
07:00 – 18:30 Registration/Information
07:00 – 08:30 Exhibits
Plenary Session – The Botulinum Neurotoxins
08:30 – 09:10 Structure of the BoNT/A Receptor Complex
09:10 – 09:45 Differences in Mode of Action of the Different Toxins
9:45 – 10:20 Clinical Differences Between Type A and B Toxins
10:20 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 11:25 Clinical Differences Between A1 and A2 Toxins
11:25 – 12:00 Ganglioside Trafficking and Antiganglioside Antibodies
12:00 – 13:45 Exhibits and Lunch
12:00 – 13:30 Satellite Symposium  (Lunch)
12:00 – 14:30 Poster Session
The program will break up into separate groups for Basic Science, Clinical, Workshop A, Workshop B, Workshop C, and Workshop D.
Parallel Track I (Basic Science)
14:30 – 16:00 Toxin Traffic
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:30 Immunity and Immunoprotection
17:30 – 18:30 Toxin Detection
Parallel Track I (Clinical)
14:30 – 16:00 Clinical Pearls: Optimizing Outcomes in Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm
14:30 – 15:00 Diagnosis of Blepharospasm: Are We There Yet?
15:00 – 15:30 Is There One Toxin/Dose That is Superior to Another for Blepharospasm/Hemifacial Spasm (HFS)?
15:30 – 16:00 How to Inject for Optimal Outcome
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:00 Platform Session- Long-Term Studies of BoNT Efficacy/Safety and Responsiveness
16:30 – 18:30 Considerations When Botulinum Toxin Treatment is Not Effective
17:00 – 17:30 The Many Causes of Secondary Nonresponse
17:30 – 18:00 Molecular Basis of Immunogenicity to Botulinum Neurotoxins
18:00 – 18:30 Role of Antibodies in Secondary Nonresponse
Parallel Track II Clinical
14:30 – 16:030 GAIT Lab:  Functional Evaluation of Gait for Muscle Selection in Spasticity Patients:
14:30 – 15:00 Gait Analysis Methodology
15:00 – 15:30 Effects of Botulinum Toxin Treatment on Dystonic, Spastic Gait
15:30 – 16:00 Effects of Botulinum Treatment on Freezing Gait
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:00 Platform Presentations: Use of BoNT in Nondystonic Disorders
16:30 – 18:30 Botulinum Toxin in Nondystonic Disorders
17:00 – 17:30 Botulinum Toxin for Psychogenic Movement Disorders
17:30 – 18:00 Tremor: Essential Tremor and Palatal Tremor
18:00 – 18:30 Parkinson Disease
Clinical Aspects That Can Be Treated With Botulinum Toxin
Parallel Track (Workshop A)
14:30 – 16:30 Botulinum Toxin for Headache
14:30 – 15:00 Evidence-Based Review of BoNT for Headache
15:00 – 15:30 Mechanism of Effect in Headache
15:30 – 16:00 Clinical Pearls for Optimal Outcome
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:30 Case Studies: Techniques of Injection for Headache;
Live Patients and Models
Parallel Track (Workshop B)
14:30 – 16:00 Controversies and Unresolved Issues in Use of BoNT-1
14:30 – 15:00 Esophageal Motility Disorders
15:00 – 15:30 Use of BoNT in Management of Piriformis Syndrome
15:30 – 16:00 Use of BoNT in Tic Disorders
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:00 Platform Session – Use of BoNT in Nondystonic Disorders
16:30 – 18:30 Controversies and Unresolved Issues in Use of BoNT-2
17:00 – 17:30 Camptocormia
17:30 – 18:00 Pain Other Than Headache
18:00 – 18:30 Anterocollis
Parallel Track (Workshop C)
14:30 – 18:30 Treatment of Focal, Task-Specific Dystonias
14:30 – 15:00 Musician’s Dystonia
15:00 – 15:30 Writer’s Cramp
15:30 – 16:00 Laryngeal Dystonia
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 18:30 Video Demonstrations
Parallel Track (Workshop D)
14:30 – 18:30 Practical Applications for Cervical Dystonia, Blepharospasm, and Spasticity
14:30 – 15:15 Spasticity
15:15 – 16:00 Cervical Dystonia/Blepharospasm
16:00 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:15 Spasticity
17:15 – 18:00 Cervical Dystonia/Blepharospasm
18:00 – 18:30 Panel for Q&A
Saturday, January 17, 2015
07:00 – 12:30 Registration / Information /Exhibits
07:30 – 09:00 INA Business Meeting
Plenary Session – The Future
09:00 – 09:30 Depression
09:30 – 10:00 Pain, Sensory System, Central Effects
10:00 – 10:30 Shortened Intervals Between Injections
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:30 Gaps in Basic Knowledge
11:30 – 12:00 Long-term Clinical Effects
12:00 – 12:15 Closing Remarks
12:30 – 13:30 Satellite Symposium  Lunch

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