General Meeting 2008
Boston, Massachusetts

We have added this up-to-date information for those who will be attending the 2008 Annual General Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.  Even if you are not attending the conference, you may be interested to see what the Division Officers have planned.  In addition to the symposia and poster sessions, the Public Health Division (Y) will hold the annual business meeting and a social "mixer" with many other ASM Divisions is planned.  Watch this page and subscribe to the Division Y list serv for up-to-the-minute updates.  If you have other questions about the meeting schedule or wish to build an itinerary for the meeting over the web, check the ASM national site here.   See you in Boston!

Annual Business Meeting
Of special note, please plan to attend the Division Y business meeting on Tuesday, June 3 at 1:15pm in room 153A. We will be discussing upcoming Division Y events, including working on the Division agenda for the 2009 meeting in Philadelphia, nominating candidates for office, and working on Division communications (website, list-serv, etc).

Division Y Lecture
Joe Joseph Award Presentation sponsored by Gen-Probe
Bala Swaminathan is this year's recipient of the Gen-Probe Joe Joseph award and he will deliver the Division Y Lecture in Session 199/Y on Tuesday 6/3 in room 107A.

Social Mixer
All ASM Divisions (except for P which holds a separate banquet) will hold a mixer party in the BCEC Ballroom Tuesday (6/3) from 7-9pm.

Emerging Infections (098/Y)
Monday 6/2 2:30pm room 205A

Tuberculosis: 21st Century View (120/Y)
Tuesday 6/3 8:00am room 205A

Practical Solutions to Reducing the Cost and Improving the Quality and Accessibility of Testing Services for CD4 Cell Counting in Resource-Limited Countries (199/Y)
Tuesday 6/3 2:30pm room 107A

Recent Advances and Updates in the Molecular Detection and Subtyping of Foodborne Pathogens (322/Y)
Thursday 6/5 8:00am room 210B

Sunrise Symposium:
Changing Scenario of HIV Diagnostics (209/Y)
Wednesday 6/4 6:30am Room 107A

Poster Sessions
Public Health Aspects of STI, HIV, TB, and OI (050/Y)
Monday 6/2 10:30am poster hall

Bioterrorism Preparedness (150/Y)
Tuesday 6/3 10:30am poster hall

Molecular Epidemiology (185/Y)
Tuesday 6/3 10:30am poster hall

Emerging Infectious Diseases (259/Y)
Wednesday 6/4 10:30am poster hall

This page was authored and designed by Division Y which is fully responsible for its content. Please send comments and suggestions to:  Brian D. Sauders .  Last Updated August 2008. ASM copyright and disclaimer statement.