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September 2~3


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The 22nd CASPAF Annual Conference Environmental Impact on Our Lives Disney

Join the Chinese American Scholars and Professionals Association of Florida at the Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, for our 22nd annual conference on Saturday, September 3, 2011 from 8:15 AM to 5 PM. This conference features Environmental Impact on Our Lives today.  A discussion of healthcare and environment issues by top-notch doctors and scientific researchers from New York, Philadelphia, Taiwan and Orlando will offer their various perspectives.

Our Keynote Speakers, Dr. David D. Ho, TIME Magazine - Man Of  The Year 1996 on "Challenges in Addressing the HIV/AIDS Pandemic" and Dr. Alfred A. Bove, President of American College of Cardiology, on "America's Health Care Reform".  The table below is a brief summary of confirmed speakers. Full conference agenda will be updated on For general inquiries, send email to

To register for the conference, go to Seating is limited, so early registration is encouraged. Payment may be made online or by mailing a check or money order. For additional assistance with registration, please contact:

Tien-Shuenn Wu
President, CASPAF

CASPAF's mission is to:
Advance academic research and professional achievement among Chinese Americans and others Provide a forum to foster networking and partnership opportunities between academic and professional organizations in Asia and the U.S. Create a database of the local Chinese talent pool to foster future career and research development and collaboration.
Keynote Speakers

David D. Ho, MD, PhD
Founding Scientific Director, CEO of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Irene Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller University
"Challenges in Addressing the HIV/AIDS Pandemic."

Alfred A. Bove, MD, PhD, MACC
President of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for the 2009-2010 term
An emeritus professor of medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.
"America's Health Care Reform"
Vincent Hsu, MD
Exotic Homegrown Diseases: How the American Lifestyle Results in New and Emerging Infections

Daniel Layish, MD
Environmental Causes of Chronic Lung Disease

Jeffrey Elston, MD
Update on Arthritis

Samuel Giday, MD
GI malignancies and the Environment

Richard Pratley, MD
The Prevention and Detection of Diabetes

Neal Silverstein, MD
Addressing Environmental Contaminants in Pediatric Practice

William W.G. Yeh, PhD
Optimization of Hydrosystem Management and Operation - A 40-Yr Retrospective
Shen-Hsien Chen, PhD
Flood Prevention Strategy in Confronting the Global Climate Change

David D. Ho, MD

Alfred A. Bove, MD

To register for the conference(s), go to Seating is limited, so early registration is encouraged. Payment may be made online or with a check or money order by postal mail. In the past few weeks, we've had tons of people register for the event and once we're at capacity, we'll have to close the registration.
Don't risk missing out - lock in your spot today!

Book your room at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort online or the reservation number is (407) 939-4686. Ask for special rate with Group Code: CASPAF Meeting.   BONUS: A limited number of Half-day Pass good for any one of the 4 theme parks in Disney World is available FREE to registered conference guests staying at the resort on a first-come, first-served basis. Book now, don't wait !

For additional assistance with registration, please contact: