International Congress Committees

MDS would like to acknowledge the following committees for their help developing the International Congress in Philadelphia, PA:

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  Local Organizing Committee

Chair: Matthew Stern
Co-Chair: Andrew Siderowf

Committee Members:

  • Nabila Dahodwala
  • Andres Deik
  • Jill Farmer
  • Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre
  • Dan Kremens
  • Tsao-Wei Liang
  • Meredith Spindler
  • Dan Weintraub
  • Allison Willis
  Congress Scientific Program Committee

Chair: Vincenzo Bonifati
Co-Chair: Andrew Siderowf

Committee Members:

  • Orlando Barsottini
  • Roongroj Bhidayasiri
  • Per Borghammer
  • Francisco Cardoso
  • Pietro Cortelli
  • Alberto Espay
  • Jennifer Friedman
  • Jennifer Goldman
  • Etienne Hirsch
  • Beomseok Jeon
  • Andrea Kühn
  • Shen-Yang Lim
  • Karen Marder
  • Wassilios Meissner
  • Tiago Outeiro
  • Maria Stamelou
  • Carolyn Sue
  • Ryosuke Takahashi
  • Claudia Trenkwalder


  • Terry Ellis
  • Oscar Gershanik
  • Hyder Jinnah
  • Ron Postuma
  • Veronica Santini
  International Congress Oversight Committee

Chair: Oscar Gershanik

Committee Members:

  • Francisco Cardoso
  • Christopher Goetz
  • Matthew Stern
  • Louis Tan
  • Claudia Trenkwalder


  • Vincenzo Bonifati
  • Andrew Siderowf

For More Information

International Secretariat
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA
Phone: +1 (414) 276-2145
Fax: +1 (414) 276-3349

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