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Congress Schedule

Congress Venue:

America's Center is the convention complex of St. Louis, Missouri. The center features 502,000 contiguous square feet of exhibit space in six halls, 83 meeting rooms, the 1,411 fixed seat Ferrara Theatre, the St. Louis Executive Conference Center for private meetings of up to 100 people and The Edward Jones Dome.

Preliminary Schedule

To follow is a preliminary schedule of the Congress activities that you can use for planning purposes.

Sunday, October 25, 2009 3:00 - 9:00 pm Registration at America's Center 6:00 - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception

Monday, October 26, 2009 7:30 am Registration Opens 9:00 am Opening Ceremony & Conference Welcome 9:45 - 10:30 am Plenary Session I 10:30 -11 am Coffee Break, Poster Viewing & Exhibition 11:00 - 1:10 pm Concurrent Sessions #1 1:10 - 3:00 pm Lunch, Poster Viewing & Exhibition 3:00- 5:10 pm Concurrent Sessions #1 continued 6:00 pm Registration Closes

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:00 am Registration Opens 8:30 - 9:15 am Plenary Session II 9:15 - 10:00 am Plenary Session III 10:00-10:30 am Coffee Break, Poster Viewing & Exhibition 10:30 am-12:40 pm Concurrent Sessions #2 12:40 - 3:00 pm Lunch, Poster Viewing & Exhibition 3:00 - 5:10 pm Concurrent Sessions #2 Continued 5:00 - 7:00 pm Poster Discussion Session (Even) 6:00 pm Registration Closes

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 8:00 am Registration Opens 8:30 - 9:15 am Plenary Session IV 9:15 - 10:00 am Plenary Session V 10:00-10:30 am Coffee Break, Poster Viewing & Exhibition 10:30 am-12:40 pm Concurrent Sessions #3 12:40 - 3:00 pm Lunch, Poster Viewing & Exhibition 3:00 - 5:10 pm Concurrent Sessions #3 continued 5:00 - 7:00 pm Poster Discussion Session (Odd) 6:00 pm Registration Closes

Thursday, October 29, 2009 8:00 am Registration Opens 8:30 - 9:15 am Plenary Session VI 9:15 - 10:00 am Plenary Session VII 10:00-10:30 am Coffee Break and Poster Viewing 10:30 am-12:40 pm Concurrent Sessions #4 12:40 - 3:00 pm Lunch and Poster Viewing 3:00 - 5:10 pm Concurrent Sessions #4 continued 7:00 - 10:00 pm Gala Congress Banquet 8:00 pm Registration Closes

Friday, October 30, 2009 7:30 am Registration Opens 8:00 - 8:45 am Plenary Session VIII 8:45 - 9:30 am Plenary Session IX 9:30 - 10:00 am Coffee Break 10:00 - 12:10 am Concurrent Session #5 12:15 am - 1:30 pm Lunch and Closing Session 1:00 pm Registration Desk Closes

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