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Philadelphia Patient & Family Seminar
August 13-14, 2010

Where:
Westin Philadelphia Hotel
99 South 17th Street (between Market & Chestnut)
Philadelphia, PA

Tel: 215-563-1600 (reservations and directions)
Fax: 215-567 2833




DATES:
August 13-14, 2010
FACULTY

SATURDAY GENERAL SESSION
Dr. Brian Durie, Cedars-Sinai CCC
   "Standard Approaches to Relapse Treatment"
Dr. Robert Kyle, Mayo Clinic
   "Standard Treatment for patients over age 65"
Dr. Suzanne Lentzsch, University of Pittsburgh Medical School
   "Role of Bone Disease"
Dr. Edward Stadtmauer, Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical School
   "Standard Treatment for patients eligible for transplant"” and    "Clinical Trials and New Drugs"

FRIDAY QUALITY OF LIFE SPEAKERS
Mike Katz, Member of the IMF Board of Directors
   "How to be a Better Patient"
Ms. Tricia Mangan, Member of the IMF Nurse Leadership Board
   "Managing Side Effects"
Dr. Tina Kuus, The Binding Site
    "Understanding FreeLite"

Click to view and download the agenda for the Philadelphia seminar.

DISCOUNTED HOTEL ROOM RATE $145, plus tax for single or double occupancy.
When making your reservation, you must say you are attending the IMF Patient & Family Seminar.

There are a limited number of rooms reserved for the IMF at this discountd room rate. They 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. This rate is only valid up until 30 days prior to the seminar.
CHECK-IN/OUT TIME Check in is at 3 pm.
Check-out is at noon.
PARKING

Self-park day rate is $22 on Friday and $15 on Saturday with "in & out" privileges.
Self-park overnight guest rate is $33 with "in & out" privileges.
Valet-park day rate is $28 with "in & out" privileges.
Valet-park overnight guest rate is $45 with "in & out" privileges.

AIRPORT

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
About 15-20 minutes from hotel depending on traffic.

TRANSPORTATION
FROM/TO AIRPORT

Taxis typically run about $28-30 plus tip one way, depending on traffic..
Lady LIberty Shuttle is $12 per person plus tip.

SEMINAR COSTS:

We are happy to announce that, thanks to additional pharmaceutical support, we have been able to reduce our prices for the Patient & Family seminars.

$60 for Package A: Includes Friday half-day seminar, Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner, and Saturday all-day seminar, plus breakfast and lunch and all course materials.

$30 for Package B: Saturday all-day seminar only, plus breakfast and lunch and all course materials.
DEADLINES

Hotel Reservation: The sooner, the better. Once the discounted rooms have been booked, the discounted room rate will no longer be available.