Detailed Program

The schedule below reflects the Congress program and is subject to change.

 

Tuesday, May 15

09:00 - 17:00 Pre-Congress Workshops
18:30 - 20:00 Welcome Reception
   

Wednesday, May 16

06:30 - 07:15 Experiential Sessions: Yoga | Tai Chi | Meditation
07:00 - 08:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00 - 08:15 Opening Remarks
08:15 - 09:00

Plenary Session 01:"How Positive Emotions Heal" 

Barbara Fredrickson

09:00 - 09:45

Plenary Session 02: "Stress: From Neurobiology to Interventions"

 Sonia Lupien

09:45 - 10:30

Poster Viewing and Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00

Concurrent Sessions

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch Sessions (Boxed lunch provided)
  General Seating is available in the exhibit hall.
 
  • Stepped Progression of Mind-Body Clinical Research 
 
  • Meet the Speaker: Barbara Fredrickson
 
  • Meet the Speaker: Sonia Lupien
 
  • New Investigator Lunch Pre-Registration Required
 
  • Open Discussion on CAM Safety Research: What is Needed?
 
  • Pediatrics Interest Group:  Models for Integrative Pediatric Clinical Practice (OHSU session) 
13:30 - 14:30 Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions
 
  • Health Services Research - Cost Effectiveness of CAM/IM
 
  • Clinical - CAM/IM on Biological Outcomes of Clinical Significance
 
  • Clinical - Acupuncture Efficacy and Effectiveness
 
  • Basic Science-Mechanisms of CAM Therapies
14:30 - 14:45 Break
14:45 - 15:45 Concurrent Sessions
 
 
 
 
 
 
15:45 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 17:00

Plenary Session 03:"Placebo Therapy as an Ethical Alternative"

Irving Kirsch

17:00 - 18:30 Poster Session 01 and Reception 
17:20 - 19:30 Site Visits
18:30 - 19:30 ISCMR Annual General Membership Meeting
18:30 - 19:30 Integrative Mental Health—Organizational Meeting
 

Thursday, May 17

06:30 - 07:15 Experiential Sessions: Yoga | Tai Chi | Meditation
07:00 - 08:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00 - 08:45

Plenary Session 04:"Comparative Effectiveness Research: Implications for Practice and Policy"

 Michael Lauer

08:45 - 09:30

Plenary session 05:"Developing a Methodological Framework for Comparative Effectiveness Research in Integrative Medicine"

 Sean Tunis

09:30 - 10:30 Poster Viewing and Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Concurrent Sessions
 
 
 
 
 
 
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Sessions (Boxed Lunch Provided)
  General Seating is available in the Exhibit Hall, Pearl, and Mt. Hood Rooms
 
  • Integrative Pain Management Interest Group
 
  • Funding Your Research – New Opportunities and Strategic Partnerships            
 
  • Meet the Speaker: Sean Tunis
 
  • Pediatrics Interest Group:  Rapid Fire Discussion –  Priority Research Topics and Methods for Health Services and Policy Research  (OHSU session) 
13:30 - 14:30 Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions
 
  • Education Involving CAM/IM
 
  • Clinical –  Movement and Manipulation
 
  • Clinical – Naturopathic and Herbal Approaches
 
  • Basic Science Mechanisms
14:30 - 14:45 Break
14:45 - 15:45

Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions

 
  • CAM – Touch Therapies
 
  • Clinical – Yoga Research
 
  • IM for Low Back Pain
 
  • Health Services Research – Surveys
15:45 - 16:15 Poster Viewing and Break
16:15 - 16:30 Preview of ICCMR 2013 London, England
16:30 - 17:15

Plenary Session 06:"International Perspectives on Acupuncture Research – Where Do We Stand, Where Should We Go?"

Claudia Witt

17:15 - 18:45 Poster Session 02 with Reception
   

Friday, May 18

06:30 - 07:15 Experiential Sessions: Yoga | Tai Chi
07:00 - 08:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00 - 08:45

Plenary Session 07: "The Science of Physical Inactivity and Activity in the Prevention of Chronic Disease" 

William Haskell

08:45 - 09:30

Plenary Session 08:"Diet and Health: A Progress Report"

 Walter Willett

09:30 - 10:30 Poster Session 03 and Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Concurrent Sessions
 
 
 
 
 
 
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Sessions (Boxed Lunch Provided)
  General Seating is available in the Exhibit Hall, Mt. Hood, and Belmont Rooms
 
  • Consortium Luncheon (CAHCIM)
 
  • Meet the Speaker: William Haskell
 
  • Characteristics of Successful Mentoring Relationships (NCCAM Resource Lunch) 
13:30 - 14:30 Concurrent Oral Abstract Sessions
 
  • CAM/IM in Educational Settings
 
  • Clinical – Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Mechanisms
 
  • Clinical and Health Service Research
 
  • Practice – Based Outcomes and Survey Research 
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:30 Concurrent Sessions
 
 
 
 
 
 
16:30 - 17:00 Poster Viewing and Break
17:00 - 18:00 Trainee Poster Awards
  Final Session and Closing Ceremony