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Tuberculosis Conference 2013

Updated April 3, 2013

47th California Tuberculosis Controllers Association Conference

Blazing New Trails in TB Control: Combatting Drug Resistance and
Applying Molecular Diagnostics

May 29‐30, 2013 in San Jose, California
May 29 ‐ Spring TB Controllers Meeting
May 30 ‐ CTCA Education Day (L.A. satellite site)


Conference Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, California, 95110
TEL: 1-408-453-4000

Plenary Sessions
Drug Resistant TB: Is This the New Normal?
Peter Cegielski, MD, MPH, MDR TB Team Lead, CDC

TB Genotyping: Beyond Outbreak Detection
Phil Hopewell, MD, Professor in Residence, University
of San Francisco School of Medicine

California Department of Pubic Health TB Update
Pennan Barry, MD, MPH, Chief, Surveillance and
Epidemiology Section, TB Control Branch, California
Department of Public Health

Breakout Sessions – 3 repeat

• MDR Therapeutics
• Implementing3HP (non‐repeating) • Using
Quantitative IGRA Results to Inform Clinical Decisions
• Utilization of NAATs for TB Control

May 31 ‐ Curry International TB Resource Center
Training (This is a separate registration process.)

CTCA Conference Registration
May 29 and 30: $200
May 29 Only: $100, May 30 Only: $165 (Satellite: $50)
Fees increase $20 on May 1.



DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose ‐ Discounted rooms
$140/night + for CTCA participants. Reserve by May 3.

Poster Abstract Submissions due May 1


Exhibitors Encouraged

$1,000, $500 for nonprofits.  Share product/organization information with more than 200 public health and private sector TB control


Refunds provided if requested by May 23rd.
Tax‐deductible donations to the travel grant fund allow greater participation in our conference, contributing to the development of excellence in TB prevention and treatment.

Complete conference information, links to registration,
travel grant applications and forms are located under
the top navigation Events tab on



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Curry International Tuberculosis Center and The California
Tuberculosis Controllers Association. The Curry International
Tuberculosis Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide
continuing medical education for physicians. This conference
is approved for 6 continuing education hours.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this
educational activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1
Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is approved as a
provider of continuing education by the California State
Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12308.
This conference is approved for up to 6 continuing education
contact hours.

Certificates will be mailed approximately 8‐10 weeks after
the course to all participants who requested credits on their
applications and who successfully complete the course.
Successful completion includes signing‐in each day, attending
the entire course and completing and turning in an
evaluation form, and participating in one longer‐term postcourse
activity (survey).

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While you're there.....


Don't miss the Perspectives on Partnerships in TB Control tuberculosis training, for physicians, nurses, TB program managers and other licensed medical care providers who manage TB patients.   


Students, be sure to enter the Tuberculosis Prevention Poster Contest by April 30th -- win cash prizes!




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