IMF Patient & Family Seminar: Los Angeles, CA

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

Education
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.

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

Venue

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608
For Front Desk: (818) 506-2500
For Reservations:  (818) 623-1434

Room Rate - $199 + tax/night (Discounted room rates for Friday and Saturday nights only. Must book before July 18, 2017)

The IMF has secured a room block with a $199 DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE.
The discounted room rate is only available if reservations are made on or before July 18, 2017 (and room availability allowing). When making your hotel reservation, you must say you are attending the “IMF Patient & Family Seminar.”

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 may not have any more rooms available at this discounted rate. 

CHECK-IN/OUT TIME:
Check-In: 4:00 PM
Check-Out: 11:00 AM

PARKING:
Daily Self: $14 +tax/day
Daily Valet: $22 +tax/day

Overnight Self: $28 +tax/night
Overnight Valet: $40 +tax/night

Travel

NEAREST AIRPORT:
“BUR” Burbank Airport is located 15-20 min. from the Hilton LA hotel (without traffic)

“LAX” Los Angeles Airport is located 45 min. from the Hilton LA hotel (without traffic)

Super Shuttle(800) 258-3826. Call in advance to make reservations.
*All transport pricing below are estimates and are subject to change*

From BUR Airport:     $18 per person, plus tip (Shared Ride)         $48 (Private Ride)
From LAX Airport:     $26 per person, plus tip (Shared Ride)         $71 (Private Ride)

TAXI CABS:
From BUR Airport: $30-35 estimated cost, plus tip
From LAX Airport: $75-80 estimated cost, plus tip

Registration

PACKAGE A - FRIDAY & SATURDAY:

$60 (After July 18, 2017, Package A is $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.

PACKAGE B - SATURDAY only:

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

Schedule

Friday Topics:

  • Ask the Experts
  • Living Well with Myeloma: The Art of Battling Myeloma the Giant
  • Managing Side Effects
  • Understanding FreeLite and HevyLite

Saturday Topics:

  • Myeloma Fast Facts 2017
  • Best Therapies for Elderly Patients
  • Best Therapies for Patients Opting for Transplant
  • Black Swan Research Initiative® Updates
  • Management of Bone Disease
  • New Drugs in Clinical Trials
  • Breakout Sessions

Faculty

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

Dr. Jonathan Kaufman (Ask the Expert)
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Joseph Mikhael
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Dr. Rafat Abonour
University of Indiana, Indiana, IN

Dr. Craig Cole
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI