66th Annual Meeting

The 66th Annual Coccidioidomycosis Study Group will take place April 8-9, 2022 in Bakersfield, California.

Cocci Study Group Meeting Agenda

Please note that only registered attendees will be able to receive Continuing Medical Education Units

66th Annual Coccidioidomycosis Study Group Day 1 

  • April 8, 2022 1pm-4pm
  • First presentation – 1pm

66th Annual Coccidioidomycosis Study Group Day 2 

  • April 9, 2022 7am-4pm
  • First Presentation – 8am

The Valley Fever Symposium

  • Thursday,April 7, 2022 6pm-8pm
  • Social: 5:30pm
  • Presentations: 6:00pm

The Valley Fever Institute at Kern Medical will be hosting the 66th annual Coccidioidomycosis Study Group meeting (CSG) on April 8-9, 2022. This meeting will include presentations on ecology, epidemiology, basic science, veterinary, clinical and case presentations.

This year, our host has expanded the multi-day Valley Fever conference by adding a series of educational events leading up to the CSG meeting, calling it COCCI -CON.

COCCI-CON will provide an even larger platform and opportunity for researchers, physicians, legislators, and health partners to come together with the common goal to bring additional resources, identify funding needs and achieve consensus on Valley Fever research priorities.

COCCI-CON Itinerary:
4/7 – Task Force Meeting (closed session)
4/7 – Symposium (open to health care providers)
4/8 – Vaccine Workshop (closed session)
4/8 – CSG (open to healthcare providers and researchers)
4/9 – CSG (open to healthcare providers and researchers)
4/9 – CSG Dinner *optional* (open to meeting attendees and guests)

The meeting will be held in Bakersfield, CA at the world-famous Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace is a legendary live event venue that has the space to meet social distancing and other COVID-19 recommendations.

Symposium Location    
The Valley Fever Symposium for Healthcare Providers will be held at the Iron Lily

See the location guide for hotel and dining options.

Register now via Eventbrite.

  • 4/8 and 4/9 – CSG is $75 per person (includes both Friday and Saturday meetings)
    NOTE: Registration fee is waived for clinical and research personnel in training (includes medical students, residents, fellows, graduate and postdoctoral trainees ).
  • 4/9 – Optional dinner will be held at The Padre, the host hotel, after the CSG meeting on Saturday, April 9th, 2022. Cost for optional dinner is $25 per person.