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					W.L. Gore & Associates presents the

  Third Annual International
 Cardiac Outreach Conference
               October 21-22, 2005
              At the Cannon Center
              255 North Main Street
              Memphis, Tennessee
                      U.S.A.



          Sponsored by:
    The World Heart Foundation
      W.L. Gore & Associates
             NovoSci
      Edwards LifeSciences


                    Hosted by:
 The International Children’s Heart Foundation
        1750 Madison Avenue, Suite 100
              Memphis, TN 38104
                      U.S.A.
               Tel. (901) 869-4243
               Fax (901) 432-4243

             www.BabyHeart.org
             Registration & Reception, Thursday, October 20, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
                             Memphis Marriott Hotel, Main Lobby


      Third Annual International Cardiac Outreach Conference
                                           Friday, October 21
7:30 a.m.      Registration & Continental Breakfast at the Cannon Center

                                             WELCOME AND UPDATES

8:30 a.m.      Welcome                                                     William Novick, M.D. & James Cox, M.D.
8:45 a.m.      World Heart Foundation Update                               James Cox, M.D.
               CTS Net Update                                              Donald Watson, M.D.
9:15 a.m.      Question & Answer Session

                              KEYNOTE ADDRESS

9:30 a.m.      Towards a Global Network of Cardiovascular Services         Sir Magdi Yacoub, M.D.
                       and Science
10:00 a.m.     Question & Answer Session
10:15 a.m.     Break

                INTERNET TOOLS FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

10:30 a.m.     Medical Education Through the Internet                      Kazem Behbehani, M.D.
11:00 a.m.     International Applications of Icardiogram                   Jim Loehr, M.D.
11:30 a.m.     Question and Answer Session
12:00 noon     Lunch

                                     DATABASES AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

1:30 p.m.      Instituting Quality Assurance Programs in the               Constance Haan, M.D.
                         Developing World
2:00 p.m.      The RACHS-1 Model and its Application in Developing         Kathy Jenkins, M.D.
                         Countries
2:30 p.m.      The ARISTOTLE System and Appropriations in Third            Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D.
                         World Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
3:00 p.m.      Question and Answer Session
3:30 p.m.      Break

                                            CORPORATE ASSISTANCE

3:45 p.m.      W.L. Gore & Associates                                      Thom O’Hara
4:00 p.m.      Medtronic, Inc.                                             Tom Armitage, M.D.
4:15 p.m.      Edwards LifeSciences                                        Laura Jackson
4:30 p.m.      AmeriCares                                                  Cia Marion
4:45 p.m.      Question & Answer Session
                                              RECEPTION & DINNER

7:00 p.m.      Celebrity Guest Speaker                                     Chad Everett
               Presentation of Humanitarian Award                          James Cox, M.D.



                                        Saturday, October 22
7:30 a.m.      Registration & Continental Breakfast at the Cannon Center
8:30 a.m.      Welcome & Announcements                                     William Novick, M.D.

                   INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND RETENTION OF LOCAL CAREGIVERS

8:45 a.m.      International Certification                                 Robert Repogle, M.D.
9:15 a.m.      Health Care Worker Retention                                Barbara Stilwell
9:45 a.m.      Question & Answer Session
10:00 a.m.     Break

                                   MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND MAINTENANCE

10:30 a.m.     Engineering Support for Medical Missions                    Cathy Peck
11:00 a.m.     Sharing Can Make A World Of Difference                      A.B. Short
11:30 a.m.     Question & Answer Session
12:00 noon     Lunch

                      SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS IN PEDIATRIC CARDIAC SERVICES

1:30 p.m.      The Shanghai Children’s Medical Center Pediatric            John Howe, III, M.D.
                       Cardiac Service Program
2:00 p.m.      The Development of a Sustainable National Pediatric         Alexander Baskevitch, M.D.
                       Cardiac Service in Belarus
2:30 p.m.      Corazon Colombia - A Unique Program for Indigent            Nestor Sandoval, M.D.
                       Children of Colombia with Heart Disease
3:00 p.m.      Question & Answer Session
3:30 p.m.      Break

                      AFFILIATE PROGRAM INITIATIVES

3:45 p.m.      Building a Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program in Palestine   Steve Sosebee
4:00 p.m.      Clinical Outcomes from the Program for the Indigent at      Terry Davis, M.D.
                         Hospital Dos de Mayo, Lima, Peru
4:15 p.m.      The HeartGift Foundation                                    John Oswalt, M.D.
4:30 p.m.      Question & Answer Session


Luncheon Presentations:

               Addressing Gaps in Developing Countries for                 Shanti Mendis, M.D.
                       Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Diseases
               Reducing Childhood Mortality with Specific Emphasis         Kopano Mukelabai
                      On Pediatric Heart Disease
                  Conference Speakers
        Tom Armitage, M.D.                             Shanti Mendis, M.D.
  Vice President, Clinical Regulatory           Coordinator, Cardiovascular Diseases
            Medtronic, Inc.                          World Health Organization

     Alexander Baskevitch, M.D.                          Kopano Mukelabai
Chief, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery                 Senior Health Advisor
  National Children’s Cardiac Center                       Health Section
            Minsk, Belarus                                    UNICEF

      Kazem Behbehani, M.D.                             William M. Novick, M.D.
      Assistant Director General                          Paul Nemir Professor
      World Health Organization                  International Child Health and Surgery
        Geneva, Switzerland                 University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
                                                      Founder and Medical Director
         James Cox, M.D.                       International Children’s Heart Foundation
          President & CEO
     The World Heart Foundation                            Thom O’Hara
                                                      Medical Division Marketing
           Terry Davis, M.D.                             Gore & Associates
   Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    Columbus Children’s Hospital                        John Oswalt, M.D.
                                                      Founder and Board Chair
     Constance K. Haan, M.D.                          The HeartGift Foundation
       Cardiothoracic Surgeon
   University of Florida/Jacksonville                       Cathy Peck
    Global Health Systems, LLC                               President
                                                      Engineering World Health
           John Howe, M.D.
                 CEO                                    Robert Repogle, M.D.
             Project Hope                              Special Project Manager
                                                       World Heart Foundation
           Laura Jackson                                   Cardiac Surgeon
Vice President, Global Communications            University of Chicago Medical School
      Edwards Lifesciences LLC
                                                       Nestor Sandoval, M.D.
       Jeffrey P. Jacobs, M.D.                     Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
 Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon               Cardioinfantile, Bogota, Colombia
The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida
                                                              A.B. Short
        Kathy Jenkins, M.D.                             Chief Executive Officer
   Assistant Professor of Pediatrics                    MedShare International
       Harvard Medical School
     Boston Children’s Hospital                           Steve Sosebee
                                                          President & CEO
            Jim Loehr, M.D.                      The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund
               President
       Icardiogram, Incorporated                          Barbara Stilwell
                                                          Coordinator HRH
             Cia Marion                               World Health Organization
              Manager                                   Geneva, Switzerland
      Medical Outreach Program
             AmeriCares
              Donald Watson, M.D.
             Retired Cardiac Surgeon                                 Celebrity Guest Speaker
                Executive Director
             World Heart Foundation                                        Chad Everett
                                                             Actor: Dr. Joe Gannon of “Medical Center”
            Sir Magdi Yacoub, M.D.
          Harefield Heart Science Centre
                  Middlesex, U.K.




Objective: To help direct and coordinate public and private organizations that provide cardiac
care with those who support the delivery of such care, both financially and logistically, to better
serve those in need.

Target Audience: This conference will be of interest to doctors specializing in cardiac care,
medical professionals, hospital administrators, non-profit NGO’s involved with providing cardiac
services, Rotarians and Rotary Gift of Life Programs.

Exhibits: Several medical supply and pharmaceutical companies will display their products in the
foyer of the Cannon Center. NGO’s, Rotarians and Rotary Gift of Life Programs will be displaying
information about their organizations as well.

				
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