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November 08 - 09 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Tentative Agenda

 

Legislative Conference 2011 - All Politics Is Local

 

Please note the high profile speakers scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.

MONDAY, MAY 2

Noon
REGISTRATION OPENS
Registration Area A

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
State Issues Forum       
Salons III & IV: ASA State Legislative and Regulatory Issues Discussion

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Newcomers Session: Advocacy Overview and Capitol Hill Basics
Manuel E. Bonilla, M.S.
ASA Director of Congressional and Political Affairs

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
Federal Issues Briefing (1.00 CME*)
Ronald Szabat, J.D., LL.M. 
ASA Executive Vice President & General Counsel

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 
Congressional Visit Training
Christopher Kush, M.P.P.
Soapbox Consulting
     
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 
WELCOME RECEPTION (Cash Bar)       
Salons I & II

TUESDAY, MAY 3

6:30 a.m.  
REGISTRATION OPENS
Registration Area A


7:00 – 7:45 a.m.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Grand Foyer

7:45 – 8:00 a.m. 
CONVENE       
Salons III & IV 

Welcoming Remarks
President’s Remarks   
Mark A. Warner, M.D.
ASA President

Chair’s Remarks
Jane C. K. Fitch, M.D., Chair
ASA Committee on Governmental Affairs

FEDERAL AFFAIRS and RECOGNITION PROGRAM

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. 
TBD    

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
The Honorable Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
Vice Chairman, House Democratic Caucus
U.S. House of Representatives

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.  
TBD

9:30-10:00 a.m. 
TBD

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. 
“Excellence in Government Award” 
“For Exemplary Contributions to the Medical Specialty of Anesthesiology and its Practitioners and Their Patients”
 
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. 
TBD 

STATE AFFAIRS PROGRAM

11:00 – Noon  
State Issues Impacting the Medical Specialty of Anesthesiology (1.00 CME*)
Moderator:  Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D.  (Confirmed & Time)

Case Study I: Interventional Pain Management
Richard Rosenquist, M.D.
Chair, ASA Committee on Pain Medicine

Case Study II: Medical Board Involvement
Discussion Time

Noon – 1:30 p.m. 
LUNCH
Salons I & IIn Capitol Steps


1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 
“Bertram W. Coffer, M.D. Excellence in Government Award”
Salons III & IV    
“For Exemplary Contributions to the Medical Specialty of Anesthesiology and its Practitioners and Their Patients” (ASA Member)
 
               
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. 
The Honorable Eric Cantor, Majority Leader
U.S. House of Representatives

POLITICAL and GRASSROOTS PROGRAM

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
All Politics is Local 2011 Kick-off
Salons III & IV   

Introduction

ASA Grassroots Network
Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D., Chair 
ASA Committee on Governmental Affairs

ASAPAC
Jeff Mueller, M.D., Chair
ASAPAC Executive Board

Taking it Home and Making it Stick
Christopher Kush, M.P.P.
Soapbox Consulting

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. 
The Honorable Paul Ryan
Chairman, Committee on Budget
U.S. House of Representatives

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.  
Federal Issues Q & A (0.50 CME*)
Ronald Szabat, J.D., LL.M.
ASA Executive Vice President & General Counsel
   

5:15 – 6:15 p.m. 
ASAPAC Donor Thank You Reception
Garden Terrace 
   
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4

6:45 a.m.  
REGISTRATION OPENS
Registration Area A

POLITICAL AND FEDERAL AFFAIRS PROGRAM

6:45 – 7:30 a.m. 
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Salons III & IV
   
7:30 – 8:00 a.m.   
TBD

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. 
ASA Grassroots Network 
Jane C.K. Fitch, M.D., Chair
ASA Committee on Governmental Affairs

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
ASAPAC Update and Recognition of ASAPAC/Alabama Cup Winners
Jeff Mueller, M.D., Chair
ASAPAC Executive Board

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. 
Final Legislative Review and Question Period

Congressional Visits by Attendees

*The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 credits AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.