Welcome to the Albustan Palace Muscat Oman DISCOVER IMPECCABLE SERVICE AND FLAWLESS MEETING SPACE IN OMAN As one of the premier Muscat business hotels Al Bustan Palace A Ritz Carlton Hotel ensures each and every conference is like no other an event destined to leave a memorable impression from the first presentation to the last celebratory toast Impeccable service complements the elegant surroundings of some of the most exquisite meeting space in Oman including a beautiful 1 204 square metre Majan Ballroom From exclusive board meetings to high profile product launches or corporate wide celebrations we offer the following features to ensure a successful event More than 44 000 square feet of function space including the largest ballroom in the capital The Ritz Carlton specializes in pairing ideal meeting venues with impeccable service Discover Muscat Muscat is a port the like of which cannot be found in the whole world where there is business and good things that cannot be found elsewhere As the great Arab navigator Ahmed bin Majid al Najdi recognised in 1490 AD Muscat even to this day has a character quite different from neighbouring capitals There are few high rise blocks and even the most functional building is required to reflect tradition with a dome or an arabesque window The result of these strict building policies is an attractive spotlessly clean and whimsically uniform city not much different in essence from the very elegant town with very fine houses that the Portuguese admiral Afonso de Albuquerque observed as he sailed towards Muscat in the 16th century Muscat means safe anchorage and the sea continues to constitute a major part of the city it brings people on cruise ships and goods in containers to the historic ports of Old Muscat and Mutrah It contributes to the city s economy through the onshore refinery near Qurm and provides a livelihood for fishermen along the beaches of Shatti al Qurm and Athaiba More recently it has also become a source of recreation at Bandar Jissah and Shatti al Qurm taking advantage of the sandy beaches that stretch almost without interruption from Muscat to the border with the United Arab Emirates UAE over 200km to the northwest
Welcome to the Albustan Palace, Muscat Oman DISCOVER IMPECCABLE SERVICE AND FLAWLESS MEETING SPACE IN OMAN. As one of the ...
Keynote Speakers Preston W Campbell III MD Visiting Associate Professor of Pediatrics CEO and President of the CF Foundation USA Kris De Boeck MD PhD Professor of Pediatrics Director Cystic Fibrosis Center University of Leuven Belgium President of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society Bruce C Marshall M D Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs CF Foundation USA Alexander Elbert PhD Director of Patient Registry Program CF Foundation USA Our Partners
Keynote Speakers Preston W. Campbell, III, MD Visiting Associate Professor of Pediatrics CEO and President of the CF Found...
MECFC 2017 Preliminary Program Wednesday February 01 2017 01 00 pm to 08 00 pm Registration 01 00 pm to 06 00 pm MECFC 2018 Planning committee Meeting Thursday February 02 2017 08 00 am to 05 00 pm Registration Allied Health Certification IPG CF ECFNG INSG CF 08 30 am to 09 30 am Meet Key Note Speakers and Honorary Guests for coffee tea Workshop I Airway Clearance SESSION 1 SYMPOSIUM I CF in the Middle East Where we are and steps for the future 09 30 am to 10 40 am CF in the Middle East What do we know 10 40 am to 11 00 am The Middle East CF Association Facing challenges together 11 00 am to 11 40 am The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation CFF Adding tomorrows and living today 11 40 am to 12 30 pm Coffee Tea Break 12 30 pm to 01 10 pm The European CF Society Collaborating for success 01 10 pm to 02 00 pm Newborn Screening and Patient Registries Progress begins from here 02 00 pm to 03 00 pm Lunch and Sponsor Presentation 03 00 pm to 03 40 pm A Patient s Perspective 2 CF adults from Australia and Palestine discuss daily management of their disease and care options available Workshop II Nutrition and CF Workshop III CF Team development CF Nurses role 03 40 pm to 04 10 pm CF Newborn Screening Program in the Middle East Example Turkey 2 04 10 pm to 04 25 pm Sweat Testing Infant to Adult SESSION SYMPOSIUM II Diagnosis and screening for CF 04 25 pm to 04 40 pm Sponsor presentation 04 40 pm to 05 00 pm Coffee Tea 05 00 pm to 05 40 pm Genetic Testing Rare in the Middle East MVW Nutritional guidelines and usage of CF specific vitamins
MECFC 2017 Preliminary Program Wednesday, February 01, 2017 01 00 pm to 08 00 pm  Registration  01 00 pm to 06 00 pm  MECF...
05 40 pm to 05 30 pm Opening Ceremonies 06 00 pm to 08 00 pm Welcome Reception Friday February 03 2017 SESSION 3 4 08 00 am to 09 00 am MECFA Advisory Board Meeting Allied Health Certification SYMPOSIUM III Managing CF Workshop IV Autogenic Drainage 09 00 am to 10 40 am Management of CF Exacerbation 10 40 am to 11 20 am Pseudomonas in CF 11 20 am to 11 50 am Coffee Tea 11 50 am to 12 30 pm Diabetes Mellitus in CF 12 30 pm to 01 00 pm Treatment of Distal Intestinal Obstruction Syndrome 01 00 pm to 01 40 pm Radiological Monitoring of CF patients 01 40 pm to 02 30 pm Lung Function in CF Spirometer or LCI 02 30 pm to 03 30 pm Lunch and Sponsor Presentation 03 30 pm to 04 10 pm Autogenic Drainage and Airway Clearance 04 10 pm to 04 20 pm Sponsor Presentation 04 20 pm to 04 50 pm Coffee Tea 04 50 pm to 05 30 pm CF Teams Development and Management CF Nurse 08 00 pm to 11 00 pm Social Event Workshop V Nutrition and Supplements Workshop VI Practical Nursing in CF SYMPOSIUM IV PortCF and Patient Registries Patient Registries Overview Introduction to PortCF software Dinner and Entertainment A Taste of Oman Saturday February 04 2017 SESSION 5 08 00 am to 09 00 am MECFA CF Registry Committee Meeting Allied Health Certification SYMPOSIUM V CF Extra Pulmonary Manifestations Workshop IV Autogenic Drainage 09 00 am to 10 40 am Liver Disease in CF 10 40 am to 10 50 am Sponsor presentation 10 50 am to 11 30 am Gastrointestinal Issues in CF 11 30 am to 11 50 am Coffee Break 11 50 am to 12 20 pm Bone Disease 12 20 pm to 12 40 pm Abstract Presentations 01 00 pm to 04 00 pm Social Event Guided Tour of Muscat Workshop V Nutrition in adults with CF Workshop VI Practical Nursing in CF Part 2
05 40 pm to 05 30 pm  Opening Ceremonies  06 00 pm to 08 00 pm  Welcome Reception  Friday, February 03, 2017  SESSION  3-4...
The MECFC 2017 is being hosted by the Middle East Cystic Fibrosis Association Visit www mecfa org
The MECFC 2017 is being hosted by the Middle East Cystic Fibrosis Association Visit www.mecfa.org