National ME/FM Action Network

International Association for CFS/ME

April 15, 2011 15:40 ET

National ME/FM Action Network: Clinicians and Researchers Are Invited to the 10th International ME/CFS Clinical & Research Conferenceon September 22nd

Reminder to observe International Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on May 12th

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 15, 2011) - The International Association for CFS/ME and The National ME/FM Action Network (Canada) are pleased to announce the 10th International ME/CFS clinical & research conference in Ottawa, Canada.

The professional conference themes focus on fatigue, pain, sleep, pediatrics, cognition and brain function in ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Related illnesses and will be addressed in scientific sessions on assessment and treatment and original research in the fields of immunology, virology and neuroendocrinology.There will also be workshops for clinicians and researchers.

Conference details:

DATE: September 22nd to 25th, 2011

CITY: Ottawa, ON Canada

LOCATION: The Delta City Centre Hotel (613) 237-3600 (formerly Crowne Plaza hotel) 101 Lyon Street North, Ottawa, ON K1R 5T9 CANADA

To view the Conference details and backgrounder, please download the following PDF: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/315mefm.pdf

Registration will open in May, 2011. A call for abstracts is now posted on the homepages of www.iacfsme.org and www.mefmaction.net.

ONE-DAY CONFERENCE FOR PATIENTS & advocates interested in these illnesses IS SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2011.

IT IS ANTICPATED THAT THIS EVENT WILL BE ACCREDITED FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION: CATEGORY 1 CME FOR PHYSICIAN, CNE FOR NURSES, AND CPE FOR PHARMACISTS.

Backgrounder for International Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on May 12th: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/415nat.pdf

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