CURE-UAB: 1st International Congress of Urologic Research and Education on Aging Underactive Bladder

CURE-UAB
1st International Congress of Urologic Research and Education on Aging Underactive Bladder
February 20 & 21, 2014
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

 

Schedule   Faculty  

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify research priorities for National Institute on Aging (NIA) with translational focused collaborative research initiative
  • Review critical questions in aging underactive bladder (UAB)
  • Discuss the development of new therapies for UAB

Accreditation Statement

William Beaumont Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

William Beaumont Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Non-physician Credit

Non-physician professionals will receive an attendance certificate and should check with their individual credentialing bodies to confirm that participation in this CME activity will be approved for credit.  CME credits can be used to meet the Continuing Education requirements needed for Michigan Nursing relicensure without limitation.

Statement of Need

This is the first and only planned meeting dedicated to the underactive bladder and the conference will create awareness for the aging UAB. The conference will dramatically increase public awareness and translate research results into clinical care that will improve health outcomes in older adults.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, PhD researchers, Urologists, and Geriatricians.

Posters

CURE-UAB will be accepting abstracts for posters to be displayed during the conference.  The deadline for Poster submissions is December 20, 2013, and each submission must include the following: (1) Title: A concise title appropriate to the abstract and the poster; (2) Authors: A list of authors and affiliations—at least one of the authors must be planning to attend the meeting and stand by the poster during the presentation period; and (3) Abstract: A one-page abstract that describes the poster.  A notice of acceptance of the poster will be sent by January 3, 2014.  If selected, an electronic copy of the poster must be submitted by February 7, 2014 for review.

Please send the abstracts to Andrew Vereecke at andrew.vereecke@beaumont.edu by December 20, 2013

Travel Scholarships

CURE-UAB is committed to advancing research and education on Underactive Bladder as such; the program is offering eighteen (18) $900 scholarships to defray the cost of travel to CURE-UAB for eligible individuals. Ten (10) of the scholarships will be awarded to women, minorities and persons with disabilities, and eight (8) of the scholarships will be awarded to junior investigators (graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows). In addition to the $900 travel scholarship, the registration fee will be waived for each scholarship recipient.  The deadline for applications is December 20, 2013.  Please contact Andrew Vereecke at andrew.vereecke@beaumont.edu  for the application and additional information.

Late-breaking Posters

CURE-UAB will accept Late-breaking abstracts for posters to be presented at CURE-UAB until February 7, 2014.  Each submission must include the following: (1) Title: A concise title appropriate to the abstract and the poster; (2) Authors: A list of authors and affiliations—at least one of the authors must be planning to attend the meeting and stand by the poster during the presentation period; and (3) Abstract: A one-page abstract that describes the poster. 

Please send the abstracts to Andrew Vereecke at andrew.vereecke@beaumont.edu by February 7.

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13AG047010 from the National Institute on Aging. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the NIH; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

CME/Registration questions

Please contact: Rita Najjar at 248-551-6269 or rnajjar@beaumont.edu

Registration Fees

 Registrant Type 

 Early Bird Rate
 On or before 2/5/14  

 Regular Rate
  2/6/14 - 2/17/14  

 Beaumont Affiliate  $110 $135
 Physicians and Researchers  $185 $210
 Nurse, Student, Other $110 $135
 Scholarship Recipient* $185 $185
 Industry Representative $285 $310

 * Scholarship recipients will receive a code via email for reduced registration rate.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before February 17th will be accepted less a $25 processing fee.  Cancellations received after February 17th will not be honored.  Substitutions are permitted.

 

Pre-Registration is now closed.  On-site Registrations are permitted.