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2019 Scottsdale Headache Symposium

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Since the inaugural meeting in 1970, the Scottsdale Headache Symposium® continues to be a successful venue for providing practical, clinical, evidence-based information on the diagnosis, management and treatment of headache patients. Education is presented in didactic, case-based, evidence-based, panel and demonstrative formats over the course of four days.

Who Should Attend?

This symposium is designed for general practitioners, internists, pediatricians, neurologists, anesthesiologists, dentists, physical therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and other health professionals who treat headache.

Special Note for the Physically Challenged

The American Headache Society wishes to take steps to ensure that no individual with disability is excluded, denied services, segregated, or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americas with Disabilities Act, or any assistance in registering for this symposium, please contact AHS Headquarters at 856-423-0043, write to us at AHS, 19 Mantua Road, Mt. Royal, NJ, 08061, or email AHSHQ@talley.com.

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Scottsdale Program Committee

Co-Chairs

Christine L. Lay, MD, FAHS
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Committee Members

Andrew C. Charles, MD, FAHS
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
A. Laine Green, MD
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Rashmi B. Halker MD, FAHS
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Stephanie J. Nahas, MD, MSEd, FAHS, FAAN
Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Matthew S. Robbins, MD, FAHS
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

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Continuing Education and Disclosure Statement

EDUCATION MISSION STATEMENT

The provision of quality CME is a primary mission of the American Headache Society®. The Society’s educational objectives are to continue to improve the knowledge, skills, and professional performance of physicians, psychologists, and other health professionals in the care of patients with head, neck, and orofacial pain by:

  • Providing a forum for presentation of free scientific communication on research and clinical practice
  • Providing educational symposia
  • Improving education in medical schools and residency programs
  • Identifying and developing new educational initiatives
  • Supporting educational programs directed to people with head, neck, and orofacial pain
  • Maintaining strict adherence to ACCME guidelines
  • Developing education activities and tools that are designed and then evaluated for their role in improving the learners’ competence, performance, and the overall quality and safety of the care they give to individuals suffering from head, neck, and orofacial pain

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the completion of the program, the attendees will:

  • Acquire basic knowledge in diagnosis, epidemiology, and treatment of primar yand secondary headache disorders, to apply in clinical practice and research.
  • Clarify differences in the clinical characteristics of migraine, trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, other primary and secondary headaches to optimize outcomes in clinical practice and research.
  • Extend their information base on the most important new cutting-edge headache medicine treatments for both utilization in and assessment of success in clinical practice.
  • Prepare options for practical application in the treatment of difficult to treat or refractory headaches.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

The American Headache Society® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. AHS takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

The American Headache Society® designates this educational activity for a maximum of 27.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Determination of credit is pending.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

All contributors who can affect American Headache Society CME content (including leadership, program chairs, moderators, faculty members, medical writers and staff), in their respective roles, are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that could be viewed as a real or perceived conflict of interest. Contributors will also identify relevant financial relationships of their spouse. This policy is in effect to maintain adherence with the conflict of interest guidelines set by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Headache Society Ethics Committee.

Attendees will be made aware of any affiliation or relevant financial interest that may affect the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity and will be printed in the final program and projected in slide format before each presentation. Individuals who refuse to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from being a contributor, and cannot have control of, or responsibility for, the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity.

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Preliminary Program

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019
8:00 am – 11:00 am Pre-meeting Courses/Special Interest Section Symposium
  Pre-Course 1: Section Symposium
  Pre-Course 2: The Art of Headache Medicine with a Journey Through Art History

Presented by the Great Lakes Regional Headache Society

Moderators: Shivang Joshi, MD, MPH, RPH, FAHS; Deborah Reed, MD, FAHS

8:00 am – 8:20 am Introduction/Art & History in Headache Medicine

Shivang Joshi MD, MPH, RPh, FAHS

8:20 am – 8:50 am Mind Body Medicine: The Art of Healing (Eastern Art)

Trupti Gokani, MD

8:50 am – 9:20 am Art of Reading: What You Don’t Want to Miss on Neuroimaging (Impressionism)

Laszlo L. Mechtler, MD

9:20 am – 9:50 am Art of Neuro-Modulation (Modernism)

Wade M. Cooper, DO

9:50 am -10:20 am Lights, Cameras and Visual Snow (Pointillism)

Zubair Ahmed, MD

10:20 am -10:45 am Alice in Wonderland and Other Episodic Headache Syndromes (Surrealism)

Ashhar Ali, DO

10:45 am – 11:00 am Q&A Pallet Discussion
Pre-Course 3: Integrating Advanced Practice Providers and Behavioral Therapist into a Headache Practice

Moderator: Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS

8:00 am – 8:20 am Welcome and Introduction

Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS

8:20 am – 8:50 am What Components Are Needed to Train an APP to See Headache Patients?

Brian Grosberg, MD

8:55 am – 9:15 am How to Create a Schedule Efficiently Incorporating APPs in a Physician-based Practice?

Maureen Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC, FAHS

9:15 am – 9:35 am What Components Are Needed for a Physician to Supervise and Document A Patient Seen by APP?

Susan Baggaley, FNP-BC, MSN

9:35 am – 10:05 am The Dollars and Cents of APPs: Hiring Through Billing

Brad Klein, MD

10:05 am – 10:35 am The Team-based Approach; Adding Behavioral Therapy to the Practice

Dawn Buse, PhD, FAHS

10:35 am – 11:00 am Q&A with Faculty Panel
  Pre-course 4: Headache 101

Moderator: Rebecca E. Wells, MD, MPH, FAHS

8:00 am – 8:15 am Introduction

Rebecca E. Wells, MD, MPH, FAHS

8:15 am – 8:35am Welcome to Headache: History and Diagnosis

Alan G. Finkel, MD, FAHS

8:35 am – 8:55 am Pathophysiology

Andrew C. Charles, MD, FAHS

8:55 am – 9:20 am Acute Treatment

Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS

9:20 am – 9:45 am Prevention

Barbara Nye, MD, FAHS

9:45 am – 10:05 am Chronic Migraine

Carrie O. Dougherty, MD, FAHS

10:05 am – 10:25 am Pediatrics

Christine L. Szperka, MD, MSCE, FAHS

10:25 am – 10:45 am Behavioral

Steven M. Baskin, PhD

10:45 am – 11:00 am Q&A
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Advanced Course: Sleep and Migraine
12:00 pm – 12:40 pm Circadian Rhythms and Migraine

Timothy Houle, PhD

12:40 pm –    1:20 pm Sleep Glymphatics, TBI

Jeff Illif, PhD

1:20 pm – 1:40 pm Break
1:40 pm – 2:20 pm CSD, Sleep, Glymphatics

Andrew Strassman, PhD

2:20 pm – 3:00 pm Sleep/Pain/Inflammation, Models Sleep Deprivation

Paul L. Durham, PhD

3:00 pm – 3:40 pm Sleep Disorders, Headache, Pain

Emily Law, PhD

3:40 pm – 4:20 pm Hypothalamus, Sleep, Migraine Overview

Rami Burstein, PhD

4:20 pm – 5:00 pm Q&A
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm NP/PA – The Bridge
2:00 pm – 2:05 pm Welcome and Introduction
2:05 pm – 2:35 pm Diagnosis Headache in Adults and Adolescents

Melissa Darsey, PA-C, MPAS

2:35 pm – 3:05 pm Clinical Course and Barriers to Care in Adults and Pediatrics with Migraine Headaches

Heather McCoy, DrNP

3:05 pm – 3:35 pm Pathophysiology

Maureen Moriarty, DNP, APRN, FAHS

4:05 pm – 4:35 pm Migraine Preventive Treatment Strategies in Adults and Pediatric Patients

Carol Barch, MN, FNP-BC

4:35 pm – 5:00 pm Q&A
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Industry-supported Event
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Women in Headache Reception
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019
6:30 am – 7:30 am 5K Fun Run*

Sponsored by Runnin’ for Research and Miles for Migraine

*Separate registration required

7:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome/Opening Remarks

Kathleen B. Digre, MD, FAHS, President

Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS, Co-chair, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

Christine L. Lay, MD, FAHS, Co-chair, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

8:15 am – 10:20 am Plenary I: Migraine: What’s New in Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Treatment

Moderator: Kathleen B. Digre, MD, FAHS, President

Co-moderator: Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

8:15 am – 8:35 am Diagnostic Pearls and Pitfalls

Elizabeth W. Loder, MD, MPH, FAHS

8:35 am – 9:05 am Epidemiology from Population to Patient

Dawn C. Buse, PhD, FAHS

9:05 am – 9:30 am Applied Pathophysiology

Peter J. Goadsby, MD, PhD, FAHS

9:30 am – 9:50 am Acute Migraine

Christine L. Lay, MD, FAHS

9:50 am – 10:15 am Prevention

Stephanie J. Nahas, MD, MSEd, FAHS

10:15 am – 10:20 am Q&A
10:20 am – 10:50 am Refreshment Break & Exhibits
10:50 am – 12:40 pm Plenary II: Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias, Secondary Adult and Pediatric Headache Cases and High and Low Pressure Headaches

Moderator: R. Allan Purdy, MD, FAHS, Immediate Past President

Co-moderator: Christine Lay, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

10:50 am – 11:20 pm TACs

Lawrence C. Newman, MD, FAHS; Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS

11:20 am – 11:50 am Secondary Cases in Pediatric and Adult Headache

Amy Gelfand, MD, FAHS; Matthew S. Robbins, MD, FAHS

11:50 am – 12:30 pm CSF

Kathleen B. Digre, MD, FAHS; Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH, FAHS

12:30 pm – 12:40 pm Q&A
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch (available for purchase)
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm Industry-supported Event
2:20 pm – 3:00 pm Plenary III: Steven B. Graff-Radford Orofacial Pain and Headache Lectureship

Moderator: Marcela Romero-Reyes, MD, Chair, TMD, Cervical Spinal and Orofacial Pain Special Interest Section

Co-moderator: David W. Dodick, MD, FAHS, Chair, American Migraine Foundation

2:20 pm – 2:30 pm Introduction
2:30 pm -3:00 pm Facial Pain…. Or Just a Headache?

Rafael Benoliel, BDS (Hons)

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Plenary IV: Vascular Headache Neurobiology, Stroke, Secondary Vascular Headaches and Stroke

Moderator:  Amaal J. Starling, MD, FAHS, Migraine and Vascular Disease Special Interest Section

Co-moderator: Matthew S. Robbins, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

3:00 pm – 3:25 pm Vascular Neurobiology of Migraine

Gretchen E. Tietjen, MD

3:25 pm – 3:50 pm Migraine and Stroke

A. Laine Green, MD

3:50 pm – 4:15 pm Secondary Vascular

Presenter TBD

4:15 pm – 4:40 pm Treatment Considerations

Hans Christoph Diener, MD, PhD

4:40 pm – 5:00 pm Q&A
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Special Interest Section Fair
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Town Hall
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Industry-supported Event
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019
6:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
7:00 am – 8:00 am          Case Presentations

Moderator: R. Allan Purdy, MD, FAHS, Immediate Past President

Co-moderator: A. Laine Green, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

Elizabeth W. Loder, MD, MPH, FAHS; Lawrence C. Newman, MD, FAHS; Martin Ruttledge, MB, BCh, BAO; Marcy E. Yonker, MD, FAHS

8:00 am – 9:45 am Plenary V: Cutting Edge/Emerging Therapies

Moderator: Andrew C. Charles, MD, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

Co-moderator: Stephanie J. Nahas, MD, MSEd, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

8:00 am – 8:30 am Monoclonal Antibodies

David W. Dodick, MD, FAHS

8:30 am – 9:00 am Neuromodulation

Amaal J. Starling, MD, FAHS

9:00 am – 9:30 am Neuropharmacology

Stephen D. Silberstein, MD, FAHS

9:30 am – 9:45 am Q&A
9:45 am – 10:00 am Refreshments and Exhibits
10:00 pm – 11:15 pm Plenary VI: Chronic/Refractory Headaches

Moderator: Mia T. Minen, MD, FAHS, Chair, Special Interest Sections

Co-moderator: A. Laine Green, MD, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

10:00 am – 10:25 am Cases and Protocol

Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS; Jack D. Schim, MD, FAHS

10:25 am – 10:45 am Pathophysiology of Chronic Migraine

Andrew C. Charles, MD, FAHS

10:45 am – 11:05 am Behavioral and Non-pharmacological Approaches to Chronic Migraine Treatment

Licia Grazzi, MD

11:05 am – 11:15 am Q&A
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Plenary VII: Headache Journalism 2018-2019

Moderator: Elizabeth W. Loder, MD, Past President

Co-moderator: Christine L. Lay, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

11:15 am – 11:30 am Why Bother with Books?

R. Allan Purdy, MD, FAHS

11:30 am – 11:45 am Top 3 Articles from Headache

Thomas N. Ward, MD, FAHS

11:45 am – 12:00 pm Top 3 Articles Not in the Journal Headache®

Christopher H. Gottschalk, MD, FAHS

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Women’s Health Science Award

Moderator: Todd J. Schwedt, MD, FAHS, Chair, Awards Committee

Co-moderator: Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS, Chair, Women’s Issues Special Interest Section

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Frontiers in Headache Research Awards/Presentations

Moderator: Todd J. Schwedt, MD, FAHS, Chair, Awards Committee

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch (available for purchase) and Exhibits
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Industry-Supported Event
2:00 pm – 3:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
  CS1: Injection Training

Moderator: Maureen Moriarty, DNP, APRN, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

2:00 pm – 2:20 pm OnabotA

Andrew Blumenfeld, MD, FAHS

2:20 pm – 2:40 pm Nerve Blocks

Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS

2:40 pm – 3:45 pm Hands-on Demonstration

Demonstrators: Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS; Andrew Blumenfeld, MD, FAHS; Ana Marissa Lagman-Bartolome, MD; Maureen A. Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC, FAHS; Marcy E. Yonker, MD, FAHS

CS2: Science

Moderator: Megan Bennett Irby, PhD, Chair, Methodology, Design and Statistical Special Interest Section

Co-moderator: Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

2:00 pm – 2:05 pm Introduction
2:05 pm – 2:25 pm Placebo

Rami Burstein, PhD

2:25 pm – 2:45 pm Imaging

Catherine D. Chong, PhD

2:45 pm – 3:05pm Opioid Receptors and Headache

Amynah Pradhan, PhD, FAHS

3:05 pm – 3:25 pm Statistical Issues in Scientific Research

Dana Turner, PhD

3:25 pm – 3:45 pm Q&A
CS3: Traumatic Brain Injury

Moderator: Steven M. Baskin, PhD, Post-traumatic Headache Special Interest Section

Co-moderator: A. Laine Green, MD, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

2:00 pm – 2:05 pm Introduction
2:05 pm – 2:25 pm Sideline Evaluation of Head Injury

Bert B. Vargas, MD, FAHS

2:25 pm – 2:45 pm Symptomatic Management of PTH

Sylvia Lucas, MD, PhD, FAHS

2:45 pm – 3:05 pm Traumatic Brain Injury in Pediatric Patients

Juliana VanderPluym, MD, FAHS

3:05 pm – 3:25 pm TBI in the Military

Alan G. Finkel, MD, FAHS

3:25 pm – 3:45 pm Q&A
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Refreshments and Exhibits
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
CS4: Behavioral Treatment and Wellness

Moderator: Elizabeth K. Seng, MD, Chair, Behavioral Issues Special Interest Section

Co-Moderator: Steven M. Baskin, PhD, Post-traumatic Headache Special Interest Section

4:00 pm – 4:05 pm Introduction
4:05 pm – 4:25 pm Promoting Wellness

Dawn C. Buse, PhD, FAHS

4:25 pm – 4:45 pm Pediatric Behavioral Treatment

Licia Grazzi, MD

4:45 pm – 5:05 pm Wellness in the Office

Rebecca E. Wells, MD, MPH, FAHS

5:05 pm – 5:30 pm Q&A
CS5: Women’s Issues

Moderator: Rebecca Burch, MD, FAHS, Chair, Migraine and Vascular Disease Special Interest Section

Co-moderator: Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

4:00 pm – 4:05 pm Introduction
4:05 pm – 4:25 pm Gender Issues

Barbara Nye, MD, FAHS

4:25 pm – 4:45 pm Hormones and Headache

Paru S. David, MD

4:45 pm – 5:05 pm Pregnancy and Post-partum Headache

Katherine Hamilton, MD

5:05 pm – 5:25 pm Abuse and Headache

Gretchen E. Tietjen, MD

5:25 pm – 5:30 pm Q&A
CS6: TACs and Other Primary Headaches

Moderator: Shivang Joshi, MD, MPH, Chair, Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias Special Interest Section

Co-moderator: Stephanie Nahas, MD, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

4:00 pm – 4:05 pm Introduction
4:05 pm – 4:25 pm Cluster Headache Update

Christopher H. Gottschalk, MD, FAHS

4:25 pm – 4:45 pm Cranial Neuralgias and SUNCT

Rafael Benoliel, BDS (Hons)

4:45 pm – 5:05 pm Hemicrania Continua

Peter J. Goadsby, MD, PhD, FAHS

5:05 pm – 5:30 pm Q&A
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Industry-Supported Event
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Wine and Cheese Reception
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2019
7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:00 am Case Presentations

Moderator: Andrew C. Charles, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

Kathleen B. Digre, MD, FAHS; Morris Levin, MD, FAHS; Sylvia Lucas, MD, PhD, FAHS; Hans Christoph Diener, MD, PhD

9:00 am – 11:00 am Advocacy

 

Moderator: Todd J. Schwedt, MD, MSCI, FAHS, Board of Directors

9:00 am – 9:05 am Introduction
9:05 am – 9:30 am Incorporating Advocacy in Your Practice

Amaal J. Starling, MD, FAHS

9:30 am – 9:55 am Patient Perspective

Presenter TBD

9:55 am – 10:20 am American Migraine Foundation

Nim Lalvani

10:20 am – 10:45 am Legislative Advocacy and Research

Robert E. Shapiro, MD, PhD, FAHS

10:45 am – 11:00 am Q&A
9:00 am – 11:00 am Injection Training

Moderator: Paul Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAHS, Chair, Procedural Headache Medicine Special Interest Section

Co-moderator: Rashmi B. Halker, MD, FAHS, Scottsdale Program Planning Committee

9:00 am – 9:20 am OnabotA

Andrew Blumenfeld, MD

9:20 am – 940 am Nerve Block

Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS

9:40 am – 11:00 am Hands-on Demonstration

Demonstrators: Andrew Blumenfeld, MD, FAHS; Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD, FAHS; Ana Marissa Lagman-Bartolome, MD; Paul Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAHS; Maureen A. Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC, FAHS; Christina L. Szperka, MD, MSCE, FAHS

9:00 am – 11:00 am Pediatric-Adolescent Headache

Moderator: Amy Gelfand, MD, FAHS, Chair, Pediatric-Adolescent Headache Special Interest Section

9:00 am – 9:05 am Introduction
9:05 am – 9:30 am Challenges of the Adolescent

Marcy E. Yonker, MD, FAHS

9:30 am – 9:55 am CHAMP and the Issues of Pediatric Trials

Amy Gelfand, MD, FAHS

9:55 am – 10:20 am Challenging Cases in Pediatrics

Paul Winner, DO, FAHS

10:20 am – 10:45 am Challenges of New Therapies

Juliana VanderPluym, MD, FAHS

10:45 am – 11:00 am Q&A

 

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AHS 2019 Scottsdale Headache Symposium® Registration Fees and Information

To access online registration, please click here.*

*Please note if you are registering as a member and have just joined or recently paid dues, you will need to wait up to a week in order to register under the member category as the registration and member systems are not linked.

Click here to access the 2019 Registration Brochure including preliminary program agenda.

AHS Member and Non-member Registration Categories and Fees


On or before Oct. 14, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 – Oct 31, 2019 On-site
Active Member (MD, DO, PhD, DDS, PharmD) $450.00 $500.00 $750.00
Non-member (MD, DO, PhD, DDS, PharmD) $650.00 $725.00 $975.00
Associate Member (RN, NP, PA)
$200.00 $250.00 $500.00
Non-Member Associate (RN, NP, PA) $250.00 $300.00 $550.00
AHS Trainee Member $150.00 $150.00 $400.00
Non-member Trainee $200.00 $200.00 $400.00
Active Military Personnel $200.00 $200.00 $300.00
Industry Representative $650.00 $725.00 $975.00

Pre-Meeting Course Registration Fees

On or before Oct. 14, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 – Oct 31, 2019 On-Site
AHS Member Complimentary Complimentary $250.00
Non-member $200.00 $250.00 $400.00

 


Registration Information
Symposium registration includes admittance to all educational sessions, except where noted that an additional course fee is required, the exhibit hall, continental breakfast and refreshment breaks each day, as well as the wine and cheese reception on Saturday evening.


 Acceptable Forms of Payment

Checks are acceptable when registration is submitted by mail or completed onsite at the Scottsdale Headache Symposium. Checks must be made payable (in US dollars) to the American Headache Society and issued by a US correspondent bank. The registrant is responsible for any and all bank charges.

American Headache Society
2019 Scottsdale Registration
19 Mantua Road
Mount Royal, NJ 08061

Credit cards may be used for all registrations. AHS accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. AHS reserves the right to charge the correct amount, if different from your calculated total. Charges will appear on your statement as “AHS Registration.” Note: registrations paid by credit card may be faxed to 856-432-0082. Keep a copy of your fax transmittal confirmation for your record. If faxing, do not mail the original form, doing so may result in duplicate charges to your credit card.

Wire Transfers are accepted provided that the NET AMOUNT of the wire (after bank fees) is sufficient to cover all registration fees in US dollars. Please contact AHS Registration (856-423-0043 or ahshq@talley.com) for additional information on wire transfer payments.

Cash and Travelers Checks (US dollars only) are accepted for onsite registration at the Annual Meeting. Please do not send cash or travelers checks through the mail.

Group Discounts
AHS encourages you and your colleagues to take advantage of the discounted fees available when two or more from an organization (same location) register for the meeting. Registration for group discounts must be submitted together (by mail or fax) with acceptable form(s) of payment. A discount of $25.00 will be applied after the first registration is charged the full registration amount.

Letters of Invitation
If requested, the AHS will send a personal invitation for participation at the Scottsdale Headache Symposium. It should be understood that such an invitation is only to assist participants of the Scottsdale Headache Symposium to raise travel funds and to obtain a VISA and not a commitment on the part of the AHS to provide any financial support.

Cancellation Policy
Requests must be submitted in writing to AHS Registration, 19 Mantua Road, Mount Royal, NJ 08061 or emailed to ahshq@talley.com and postmarked no later than Thursday, October 31, 2019. All fees will be refunded minus a $100.00 processing fee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THE OCTOBER 31 DEADLINE.

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Hotel Accommodations

Conference Hotel
JW Marriott Camelback Inn
5402 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

The JW Marriott Camelback Inn has SOLD OUT. Alternative hotel options in the area are listed below (AHS is NOT contracted at these hotels).

Mountain Shadows Resort
https://www.mountainshadows.com/

0.5 miles from Camelback Inn
5445 E Lincoln Dr.
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Phone: (855) 485-1417

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
http://www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com/
0.8 miles from Camelback Inn
5700 East McDonald Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Phone: (800) 245-2051

Residence Inn Scottsdale Paradise Valley 
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-photos/phxrs-residence-inn-scottsdale-paradise-valley/
2.6 miles from Camelback Inn 
6040 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Phone: (800) 331-3131

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/arizona/hilton-scottsdale-resort-and-villas-SCTSHHF/index.html
2.6 miles from Camelback Inn
6333 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Phone: (480) 948-7750

DoubleTree Paradise Valley Resort/Scottsdale
https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/arizona/doubletree-resort-by-hilton-hotel-paradise-valley-scottsdale-PHXSJDT/index.html

3.7 miles from Camelback Inn
5401 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Phone: (480) 947-5400

The Phoenician
http://www.thephoenician.com/
3.7 miles from Camelback Inn
6000 East Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (480) 941-8200


TRANSPORTATION

Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – PHX
Airport Phone:  1-602-273-3300
Hotel direction: 9 miles NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Driving Directions from Sky Harbor International Airport
Take North 44th Street approximately 9 miles to where it curves into East McDonald Drive. Continue on East McDonald Drive to North Tatum Boulevard and turn left. Follow the boulevard to East Lincoln Drive and turn right. The resort will be on the left.

From Rental Car Facilities: Turn Left on Sky Harbor Circle. Right on Buckeye Road. Left on 24th Street. Right on Glendale (becomes Lincoln Dr.) Resort is on the Left just past Tatum Blvd.

Parking

The Camelback Inn offers a rate of $10 USD daily for self and valet parking.

Ground Transportation Options

Taxis
Taxi terminal access is as follows:

  • Terminal 2: east outside door # 8
  • Terminal 3: North curb, outside door # 7 and south curb, outside door #6
  • Terminal 4: Level 1, North curb, outside door # 7 and south curb, outside door #6

The following taxis are contracted to pick up passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor:

  • AAA/Yellow Cab: (480) 888-8888
  • Mayflower Cab: (602) 955-1355
  • VIP TAXI:  (602) 300-3000

Rates remain the same regardless of company, number of passengers and number of bags. The first mile is $5. Each additional mile is $2.30. Each hour of a traffic delay is $23. The minimum fare is $15. Each per trip airport surcharge is $1.

ADA taxis are available upon request. All major credit cards are accepted.

Van Service

Van terminal access is as follows:

  • Terminal 2: North curbside
  • Terminal 3: South curbside
  • Terminal 4: Level 1, south curbside at Door 8

The following Shared Ride Van Service is contracted at Phoenix Sky Harbor:

Vans operate 24 hours on a scheduled basis, with vans departing every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For the telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), please call (602) 243-7786. Super Shuttle provides a customer service counter in Terminal 4 at Door 8.

Rates are zone based and typically range from $12 to $46 for the first passenger. Each additional residential passenger per reservation is $8 regardless of zone. Wheelchair-accessible vans are available by request. All major credit cards are accepted.

Limousines
For-hire limousines are available on a pre-arranged basis and offer door-to-door service.

Please proceed to the Courtesy Information Center located in the baggage claim area to contact the companies directly.

Once a reservation is made, the company will direct you to the pre-arranged pick-up area where they will meet you.

  • Mechelle Limousine: (602) 501-5199
  • Monarch Limousine: (602) 531-6132
  • Black Pearl Limo: (602) 290-8923
  • Zion Limousine: (602) 694-6064
  • LimoLux USA: (855) 307-7980
  • All Star Trans: (480) 628-3722

Rates vary according to destination. All major credit cards are accepted.

For additional information, please visit the airport website by clicking here.

Airport Car Rental Companies

Listed below are a few car rental companies that operate at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Click HERE to see the full list of car rental companies.

Travelers should check with their specific rental car company for hours of operation at the Airport Rental Car Center.

Advantage
Website: www.advantage.com
Phone: 602-252-4935
Toll Free: 800-777-5500

Avis
Website: www.avis.com
Phone: 602-261-5900
Toll Free: 800-331-1212

Budget
Website: www.budget.com
Phone: 602-261-5950
Toll Free: 800-527-7000

Enterprise
Website: www.enterprise.com
Phone: 602-225-0588
Toll Free: 800-736-8222

Hertz
Website: www.hertz.com
Phone: 602-267-8822
Toll Free: 800-654-3131

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Ancillary Meeting Requests

All requests for ancillary meetings must be submitted no later than Wednesday, August 28, 2019. All requests will be given a final disposition no later than Monday, September 30, 2019. Upon approval from AHS, you will be provided with a contact name at the venue to assist in setting up your event.

Ancillary Meeting Request Form

Please complete all sections. Incomplete forms will NOT be processed. If your request is for multiple events, please submit a completed form for each event. You are responsible for all event costs, including but not limited to:

  • Room Rental – $875.00/room, per day. Invoice will be sent upon approval of request. Acceptable form of payments: Check payable to AHS; Visa, MasterCard, American Express
  • Food and Beverage and Audio Visual to conference venue
  • Attendee costs (airfare and applicable room nights)

Ancillary meetings may be held only during non-conference hours. Meetings are permitted on the following dates and times:

  • Sunday, November 17, 2019 – All day
  • Monday, November 18, 2019 – All day
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019 – All day
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – N/A
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 – After 8:30pm
  • Friday, November 22, 2019 – After 8:30pm
  • Saturday, November 23, 2019 – After 8:30pm
  • Sunday, November 24, 2019 – After 11:00am

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Exhibit and Sponsorship Prospectus and Information

View the Exhibitor / Sponsorship Portal, where you can rent your booth, select sponsorship opportunities, upload your logo and much more.

Click here to create your account

Once your account has been created, you will have access to up-to-date exhibit hall information including hall hours and ordering/shipping details. You will also be able to submit payments and manage your account settings.

The exhibit and sponsorship prospectus is available in the Portal’s resource area should you need to review, or download below:

Exhibit and Sponsorship Prospectus

Industry Supported Events

The deadline for CME and non-CME Industry supported events has passed and no further applications will be accepted.

 

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AHS announces the availability of up to 10 “Frontiers in Headache Research” Scholarship Awards for the 2019 Scottsdale Headache Symposium, November 21-24, 2019 at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, AZ.

Winners will receive complimentary meeting registration and are eligible to receive a stipend up to $1,000 for reimbursement of expenses for hotel, travel, and meals not provided during the Symposium. Winners will also receive a one-year AHS Trainee membership if not already a member of AHS, or a one-year extension of their existing AHS Trainee membership.

Criteria for selection are based on:

  • The quality of the research proposal/project
  • The potential for the proposal, study or thesis to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and future research in the field of headache medicine

Applicant must:

  • Be a headache medicine Fellow, Resident, and/or post-doctoral Fellow who is in preparatory, active or completion phase of a basic or clinical research project that is related to headache or cranial nociception
  • Not have won an AHS scholarship within the past 2 years
  • Reside in the United States or Canada

Recipient requirements:

  • The top three candidates selected will be required to present their proposal or results to attendees at the 2019 Scottsdale Headache Symposium on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
  • All other recipients will be required to submit a poster for display at the 2019 Scottsdale Headache Symposium

Applicants must submit the electronic application and all supporting materials no later than Monday, September 2, 2019. To apply, please click here.