10th Anniversary Conference of the
North American Association for Light Therapy - Thanks to all who attended
San Francisco State University (SFSU), San Francisco, CA
June 11-13, 2009
For the last 9 years, NAALT has provided delegates with
up-to-the-minute objective scientific information about low level laser
and other forms of light therapy. The NAALT program committee chooses
papers and speakers from across the world based on scientific merit and
clinical relevance. This year's conference includes presentations from
leading authorities on the photochemical mechanisms of action, clinical
trials, safety, contraindications and basic physics.
Sessions on treatment techniques, FDA regulations and requirements
will also be available for clinicians.
There will also be a trade exhibition displaying the latest technology
and related services. Attire for the entire conference is
business/smart casual. View our 2008 Conference Sponsors
We will be offering breakout sessions this year for Dental, Chiropractic and Acupuncture.
OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS were:
Laser phototherapy - expanding general dentistry
Jan Tunér graduated at the Institute Odontology, Karolinska
Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden in 1968. After five years in governmental
clinics he started his private practice in 1975 and is still a
practicing general dentist. His first laser machine was acquired in 1986
and laser has since then been a daily feature in his clinic. His first
book on laser therapy was written ... more
Lars G.V.T. Hode
Adverse effects of Laser Phototherapy; is cancer a contraindication?
1966-1971 Royal Institute of Technology, Maser of Technology, Physics
1971-1975 Institute of Optical Research, Dr of Science.
Theses: Real Time Speckle Interferometry
Specialty: Optical radiation and its application in medicine ... more
OUR INVITED and ABSTRACT SPEAKERS were:
GALA DINNER - Friday night, June 12, 2009
Dress is business/smart casual. All registered conference
attendees are invited to attend. If you have friends and family who
would like to attend, there are guest dinner tickets available at $65
Purchase guest tickets online by using our Gala Dinner Guest Tickets form. Tickets may also be purchased at the conference for CASH or CHECK ONLY.
Gala Dinner will be held at the Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel
The Official Visitors Site for San Francisco
Only in San Francisco is The Official Visitors Site for San
Francisco. Whether you want to sightsee, shop, dine, take in a show,
relax or play (or all of the above), here is some information to help
you get started.
The Accommodation options were:
San Francisco State University
For questions regarding on-campus housing, contact
NAALT's Housing Coordinator, Sheila Rindge.
Information on parking, etc.: http://www.sfsu.edu/#cat1
Marines' Memorial Club
For those choosing to stay off campus, rooms are available at the site of Friday evening's dinner, the Marines' Memorial Club.
Complete and follow the instructions on the Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel Individual Guestroom Reservation Form (PDF opens in new window) to secure your room.
Room rates valid through May 11, 2009 start at $179 per night, plus tax.
More Hotel/Motel options
Here's a link to alternate accommodations for the NAALT Conference. We
have been advised by SFSU that the Hampton Inn at the airport is the
closest at 15 minutes away.
If you have any concerns about your accommodation or conference registration, please contact our friendly NAALT representative, Jennifer Anderson