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2010 Fall Retreat Meeting

December 2-5, 2010
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point
Bonita Springs, Florida


R. Kevin Grigsby
     A strategy for departmental innovation: Driving toward sustainable growth
     A strategy for departmental innovation: Recruiting and retaining top talent
     Kaolin-specific pica

Mary Woolley
     World Class Advocacy for World Class Research

Invitation from President Webb


Thursday, December 2, 2010
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.   Registration
4:00-5:00 p.m.     Executive Council Meeting I
5:30-6:00 p.m.     Executive Council Meeting II
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.   Welcome Reception

Friday, December 3, 2010
7:00 - 7:30 a.m.     Registration
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.     Welcome and introduction of new chairs
8:30 – 12:00 p.m.   R. Kevin Grigsby (AAMC) “A strategy for departmental innovation: driving toward sustainable growth.” and “A strategy for departmental innovation: recruiting and retaining the top talent.”
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.     JR Haywood (Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology & Toxicology, Michigan State Univ), “A chaotic experience of merging intellect and administration.”
                            Discussion: Thomas Westfall, St. Louis Univ
                                             Barbara Sanborn, Colorado State Univ
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.     R. Kevin Grigsby (AAMC) “Kaolin-specific pica.”
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.     Mary Woolley, President, Research!America, "World Class Advocacy for World Class Research"
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.     Business Meeting I: Call for nominations of officers; CAS Report; Treasurer’s Report

Saturday, December 5, 2010
8:15 - 9:15 a.m.     Fourth Guyton Lecturer: Ferid Murad (Univ. of Texas, Houston)
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.   Nader Abraham (Univ of Toledo) New Chair presentation
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. L. Gabriel Navar (Tulane Univ) “Medical school teaching objectives”
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.     Frank Werblin (Univ of California, Berkley), “The retina simplified.”
2:30 –3:00 p.m.      Martin Frank (Exec Dir, APS), APS Update
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.     Business Meeting II: Election of 2011 Officers; Plans for 2011 Meeting
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.     Gala Cocktail Hour
6:30 – 10:00 p.m.    Dinner Banquet
 John A. Williams (Univ of Michigan) Distinguished Service Awardee
                            Announcement of 2011 Officers

Sunday, December 6, 2009
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.     Continental Breakfast, Informal discussion and meeting recap.
8:00 a.m.              Meeting adjourns

Registration Information

Early Registration (Before Oct. 15)             Late Registration (Due Nov. 10)
ACDP Member $300                                       ACDP Member $350
Non-member $600                                         Non-member $700
Guest $200                                                   Guest $250

ACDP Council urges anyone who attends the meeting to consider joining ACDP. Non-chairs welcome (Vice-chairs, Assistant Chairs, etc.). Member Chairs who are unable to attend may send a representative to the meeting at the member price.

NOTE: A $50 charge will be assessed for all cancellations.
          Cancellations will not be accepted after November 15.

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa
(between Ft. Myers and Naples)
Nearest airport: Southwest Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers

Sleeping Room Rates
Note:  The extended group rates will be honored beginning November 28 through and including December 7.

Singles/Doubles: $149 exclusive of applicable state and local taxes (currently 11%)
    A daily resort fee of $10 will apply (includes in-room high-speed internet, 24-h health club access, local phone calls, 800/888 call access, golf bag storage, DVD library, bicycle usage, incoming faxes, resort trolley and beach ferry)
    This is NOT all-inclusive
    Gratuities not included

Hotel Reservations
Reservations will be made by members directly with the hotel. Use Group Code of

Cancellation Policy
24-hour cancellation policy
    Within 24 hours of scheduled arrival, a cancellation fee of 1 night's room revenue will be charged with the exception of a personal or medical emergency where verification can be provided.

Deadline for Hotel Reservations: November10, 2010

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