IMF Patient & Family Seminar: Short Hills, NJ

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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.

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

Venue

Hilton Short Hills
41 JFK Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078
For Reservations:  (800) 471-6402
Front Desk: (973) 379-0100

To reserve your discounted hotel room online: Click here
Room Rate - $159 + tax/night (Discounted room rates for Friday and Saturday nights only. Must book before March 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.

CHECK-IN/OUT TIME:
Check-In: 3:00 PM
Check-Out: 12:00 PM

PARKING:
Self-Parking: Complimentary
Daily Valet: $7
Overnight Valet: $10 per night

Travel

NEAREST AIRPORT:
“EWR” Newark International Airport is a 15 minute drive (depending on traffic).

“JFK” John F. Kennedy International Airport is an hour drive (depending on traffic).

TAXI CABS:
From EWR Airport: $45 estimated cost, plus tip
From JFK Airport: $125 estimated cost, plus tip

Registration

PACKAGE A - FRIDAY & SATURDAY:

$60 - 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:  A Patient Perspective
  • Managing Side Effects
  • Understanding FreeLite and HevyLite

Saturday Topics:

  • Myeloma 101
  • 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. Rafat Abonour
University of Indiana, Indiana, IN

Dr. Noopur Raje
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. David Siegel
Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ

Dr. Suzanne Lentzsch
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Dr. Sundar Jagannath
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY