Agenda

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5:00 PM Registration
7:00 PM Welcome Remarks Timothy R. Aksamit, MD
Anne E. O’Donnell, MD
7:15 PM Opening Address: Current State of Bronchiectasis and NTM Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
8:00 PM Advancing the Understanding and Care of Patients with Bronchiectasis Alan F. Barker, MD
8:30 PM Opening Reception with Exhibits
7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Breakthrough Therapies for Bronchiectasis Co-Chairs:
Alan F. Barker, MD
Anthony De Soyza, MD, PhD

Speakers:
Charles Haworth, MD
Mark Metersky, MD
9:30 AM Morning Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters
9:45 AM Morning Breakout Session
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  • How to Evaluate Your Patient
    M. Leigh Anne Daniels, MD, MPH
  • Implementing a Comprehensive Airway Clearance Program
    Pamela McShane, MD
  • Medication Therapy and Pharmacogenetics: A PharmD’s Perspective
    Eric Matey, PharmD, RPH
10:45 AM Microbiology and the Microbiome in Bronchiectasis and the Impact of Macrolides Co-Chairs:
Patrick A. Flume, MD;
Conroy Wong, MD

Speaker:
Josje Altenburg, MD, PhD;
Stuart Elborn, MD
11:45 AM Lunch and Visit the Exhibits and Posters
1:30 PM Update on Imaging and Diagnosing/Phenotyping in Bronchiectasis Chair:
Pieter Goeminne, MD, PhD

Speaker:
Stefano Aliberti, MD
2:30 AM Afternoon Break and Visit the Exhibits and Posters
2:45 PM Afternoon Breakout Session
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  • How to Evaluate Your Patient
    Gregory Tino, MD
  • Implementing a Comprehensive Airway Clearance Program
    Peadar Noone, MD
  • Medication Therapy and Pharmacogenetics: A PharmD’s Perspective
    Eric Matey, PharmD, RPH
3:45 PM Abstract Poster Session
5:00 PM Inflammation and Infection in Bronchiectatis Chair:
Eva Polverino, MD, PhD

Speaker:
James Chalmers, MBChB, PhD
7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Epidemiology and Environmental Factors in NTM Chair:
Gwen A. Huitt, MD

Speakers:
Anne E. O’Donnell, MD;
Kenneth Olivier, MD
9:30 AM Management of NTM infections: Now and the Future Co-Chairs:
David E. Griffith, MD;
Kozo Morimoto, MD

Speakers:
Charles L. Daley, MD;
Won-Jung Koh, MD
10:30 AM Panel Discussion: A spectrum of NTM cases Co-Chairs:
David E. Griffith, MD
Won-Jung Koh, MD; Kevin Fennelly, MD

Panelists:
Shannon Kasperbauer, MD
Julie Philley, MD
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
11:45 AM Closing Remarks* Timothy R. Aksamit, MD
Anne E. O’Donnell, MD
12:00 PM Patient Forum Registration*
1:00 PM Overview of Bronchiectasis and NTM Pamela McShane, MD
1:30 PM Why Do I Need Airway Clearance and Pulmonary Rehab? M. Leigh Anne Daniels, MD, MPH
2:00 PM What Can I Do About My Environment? Anne E. O’Donnell, MD
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM I Have NTM Infection (MAC/M. Abscessus): What are My Options? Julie Philley, MD
3:15 PM I Have Pseudomonas Infection: What Are My Options? Gregory Tino, MD
3:45 PM Panel Discussion

Topics:
  • Finding physician expertise in my community
  • Pulmonary and ID interaction
  • Nutrition
  • Dealing with the laboratory
  • Obtaining appropriate medications
Panelists:
Shannon Kasperbauer, MD
Kenneth Olivier, MD
Kevin O’Neil, MD
4:45 PM Closing Remarks

*Lunch is not provided on Saturday.