IMF Patient & Family Seminar: Boca Raton


What do you get at an IMF Patient and Family Seminar?

Get up-to date, vital information.

Access to Experts
Get one-on-one access to the experts with time to ask questions about your treatment options.

Share your experiences and gain strength from hearing other people's stories, as you become part of the IMF family.

Online and phone registrations for this event have concluded. Don’t fear! We will be taking any walk-up registrations at the event.


The special discounted room rate block at the Boca Raton Marriot has been fully booked.   The standard rate of $299 is still available.

Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center          $299/night + tax *rates subject to change
5150 Town Center Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33486-1013
Front Desk: (561) 392-4600

Should you decide to reserve a room anywhere other than the Boca Raton Marriott, you will be charged the standard hotel-specific rate.  Please note the IMF does not have rooming blocks at the hotels listed below.  There is no shuttle service from the alternate hotels to the Boca Raton Marriott and you will need to make your own travel arrangements.

Wyndham Boca Raton                   $245/night + tax *rates subject to change
1950 Glades Rd.
(561) 368.5200
.9 miles (4 min drive)

Renaissance Boca Raton               $259/night + tax *rates subject to change
2000 NW 19th St.
(561) 368.5252
.5 miles (4 min drive)

Courtyard Boca Raton                    $269/night + tax *rates subject to change
2000 NW Executive Center Cir.
(561) 241.7070
.8 miles (4 min drive)

Book your group rate for IMF PATIENT & FAMILY SEMINAR MARCH 17 AND 18 2017 

Room Rate - $122 + tax/night (Discounted room rates for Friday and Saturday nights only. Must book before February 16, 2017)

There are a limited number of hotel rooms reserved for the IMF at this discounted room rate and rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Once the IMF block of rooms has been exhausted, the hotel many not have any more rooms available at this discounted rate.


“FTL” Fort Lauderdale International Airport is a 30 to 45 minute drive (depending on traffic)

“WPI” West Palm Beach International is a 30 to 45 minute drive (depending on traffic)

GO AIRPORT SHUTTLE (954) 561-8888 is about $23 Per Person plus tip. Call in advance to make reservations

Taxi Cabs:
About $75 plus tip (depending on traffic)



$85 - Includes Friday Half-Day Seminar (1PM – 5PM), Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner (6PM – 9PM) and Saturday All-Day Seminar (7AM – 4PM) plus breakfast, lunch and all course materials.


$40 - Includes Saturday All Day Seminar (7AM – 4PM) plus breakfast, lunch and all course material.


Friday Topics:

  • Ask the Experts
  • Managing Side Effects
  • Understanding FreeLite and HevyLite

Saturday Topics:

  • Myeloma 101/Overview
  • Best Therapies for Elderly Patients
  • Best Therapies for Patients Opting for Transplant
  • Black Swan Research Initiative® Perspectives
  • Management of Bone Disease
  • New Drugs in Clinical Trials
  • Breakout Sessions


Dr. Brian Durie
Cedars-Sinai Comprenhensive Cancer Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Kenneth Anderson
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA

Dr. Cristina Gasparetto
Duke University Medical, Durham, NC

Dr. Jean-Luc Harousseau
Intergroupe Français du Myélome, Nantes, France

Dr. James Hoffman (Friday only)
University of Miami, Miami, FL