9:00 Jason Elias - Treating Persistent Symptoms from Lyme Disease Using Acupuncture, Herbs, Nutrition and More
10:00 Tonya Pasternak - Lyme Disease: Restoring Balance in the Body
11:00 BREAK and move outdoors, weather permitting
11:20 Jeff Ward and Tom Worthley - Hands-on flame-weeding demo & info. on why and how to reduce tick populations by reducing invasive plants
1:20 Sandra Bushmich, DVM and Professor of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, University of Connecticut - The Reason You Feel so
Awful Might Not be Lyme Disease; Recognition and Prevention of Emerging and Lesser-Known Tick-borne Illnesses in Connecticut.
2:40 Moderated Panel Discussion with Jason, Tonya and Sandy and possibly other guests. To start things off, conference organizers may suggest questions which will be circulated to the speakers prior to the conference. The bulk of the time will be discussions of questions from the audience.
In 2015 the audience was quite interactive. Not every panel member addressed every question. A member of the Mansfield Lyme Disease Support Group will be on the panel along with Jason Elias, Tonya Pasternak and Sandra Bushmich.
4:20 Closing Remarks