Day 1 - Monday, 12 May, 2008

8:00 - 8:30 | Registration
 
8:30 - 9:30 | Opening Ceremony and Welcome - Gina Tambini, Teresa Aguado, Lauri Markowitz, Ciro de Quadros, Secretario José Angel Córdoba
 
Moderator: Gina Tambini
9:50 -10:00 | Discussion
 
10:00 - 10:30 | Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control in the Americas: Present Status and Future Direction - Silvana Luciani
 
10:30- 11:00 | Coffee Break
 
11:00 - 11:15 | Discussion
 
11:15 - 11:45 | The Impact of Immunization Programs in the Americas - Cuauhtémoc Ruiz Matus 
 
11:45 - 12:15 | The Epidemiology of HPV infections and HPV associated disease including Cervical Cancer- Global and Regional Perspectives - Xavier Bosch
 
12:15 - 12:30 | Discussion
 
12:30 - 13:30 | Lunch Break
 
Moderator: Nubia Muñoz
13:30 - 14:00 | HPV-Associated Disease Burden in Latin America and the Caribbean -Findings of a Regional Literature Review - Maria Teresa Valenzuela
 
14:00 - 14:15 | Discussion
 
14:15 - 14:45 | Update on HPV tests for cervical cancer screening and monitoring impact of HPV vaccination - Jose Jernimo
 
14:45 - 15:00 | Discussion
 
15:00 - 15:15 | Coffee Break
 
15:15 - 16:15 | Currently Approved HPV Vaccines: Merck's HPV Vaccine - Randall Hyer
GSK's HPV Vaccine - Eduardo Ortega
 
16:15 - 16:30 | Discussion
 
16:30 - 16:35 | Cervical Cancer Action: A Global Coalition to Stop Cervical Cancer (CCA) - Scott Wittet
 
16:35 - 16:50 | Birmex Director General
 
16:50 - 17:05 | First Day Reflections - Samuel Ponce De Leon
 
Day 2 - Tuesday, 13 May, 2008
Moderator: Ciro de Quadros
8:15 - 8:45 | HPV Vaccine Introduction: Perspectives from the Region of the Americas - Jon Andrus
 
8:45 - 9:15 | Vaccine and Programmatic Cost Effectiveness: Latin America and the Caribbean - Dagna Constenla
 
9:15 - 9:45 | Discussion
 
9:45- 10:15 | The WHO Perspective regarding HPV Vaccine Introduction - Silvia de Sanjose 
 
10:15 - 10:30 | Discussion
 
10:30 - 10:45 | Coffee Break
 
Moderator: Merle Lewis
10:45 - 11:45 | HPV vaccination Perspectives & Experiences:
Conceptual Perspectives from Canada - Mahnaz Farhang Mehr Mahnaz Farhang Mehr
Conceptual Perspectives from Caribbean - Beryl Irons
Actual Experiences from the USA - Lauri Markowitz 
 
11:45 - 12:00 | Discussion
 
12:00 - 12:20 | Towards Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control - The Costa Rican Perspective - Rafael Salazar
 
12:20 - 12:30 | Discussion
 
12:30 - 13:30 | Lunch Break
 
Moderator: Lauri Markowitz
13:30 - 14:15 | Roundtable Discussion: Towards Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control :
Brazil - Claudio P. Noronha
Chile - Marta Prieto
Colombia - Raul Murillo
 
14:15 - 15:00 | Real Life Experiences Regarding Cervical Cancer Control - The Peru Experience:
[a] Screening with Alternative Modalities - Carlos Santos
[b] HPV Vaccination - The MINSA/PATH Project - Irma Ramos
 
15:15 - 15:30 | Discussion
 
15:30 - 15:45 | Coffee Break
 
15:45 - 16:15 | Laboratory Considerations in support of Impact Monitoring in HPV vaccination programs - Elizabeth Unger
 
16:15 - 16:30 | Discussion
 
Moderator: Teresa Aguado
16:30 - 16:50 | Towards Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control - The Mexican Perspective - Mauricio Hernández-Avila
 
16:50 - 17:05 | Discussion
 
17:05 - 17:30 | Closure of Day Two Plenary Session - WHO, SABIN, CDC, PAHO