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Tampa/St. Petersburg Patient & Family Seminar
November 2-3, 2007
Sat, Nov 03, 2007

Where:
Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park
950 Lake Carillon Drive
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
www.HiltonHotelStPete.com

TEL: (727) 540-0050 for reservations and directions




DATES:
November 2-3, 2007
DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE $149, plus tax.
When making your reservation, you must say you are attending the IMF Patient & Family Seminar.

There are a limited number of discounted hotel rooms reserved for the IMF. They are available on a first come, first served basis. Once these rooms have been booked, the discounted room rate will no longer be available.
CHECK-IN/OUT TIME Check in is at 3pm.
Check-out is at Noon
PARKING

There is no charge for self-parking.

AIRPORTS

Tampa International Airport (TPA)

TRANSPORTATION
FROM/TO AIRPORT

The hotel offers free shuttle service. You must call in advance to arrange for airport pickup.

Taxis run about $30 plus tip.

SEMINAR COSTS: $85 for Package A: Includes Friday Half-Day Seminar, Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner and Saturday All-Day Seminar

$50 for Package B: Saturday All-Day Seminar only, no Friday Welcome Dinner
DEADLINES

Seminar Registration: September 2, 2007 to receive 20% discount on seminar registration fee.

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

AGENDA
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2007
1:00 - 1:15 PM Welcome
1:15 - 2:30 PM

Ask the Expert
Open Forum Discussion
Dr. Brian G.M. Durie
Cedars Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California
and
Dr. Mohamad Hussein

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute
Tampa, Florida

2:30 - 2:45 PM Coffee Break
2:45 - 3:30 PM Managing Side Effects
IMF Nurse Leadership Board speaker Ginger Love, RN
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer & Research Institute
Tampa, Florida
3:30 - 4:15 PM Understanding Balloon Kyphoplasty
Dr. Frank Vrionis
H. Lee Moffitt
Cancer & Research Institute
Tampa, Florida
4:15 - 5:00 PM How to be a Better Patient
Mike Katz
Member IMF Board of Directors
6:00 - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 - 9:00 PM Welcome Dinner with guest speaker Ray Johnston
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2007
7:00 - 8:00 AM Continental and Buffet Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15 AM Welcome and IMF Presentation
Susie Novis
IMF President
8:15 - 8:30 AM Introduction to Audience Response System and Questions
8:30 - 8:45 AM




8:45 - 8:55 AM

Myeloma 101/Overview
Dr. Morie Gertz
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Questions & Answers

8:55 - 9:15 AM


9:15 - 9:25 AM

9:25 - 9:40 AM
Standard Frontline Therapy
Dr. Brian Durie

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers
9:40 - 10:00 AM Understanding the Free Light Chain Assay Test
10:00 - 10:30 AM Morning Coffee Break
10:30 - 10:45 AM

10:45 - 10:55 AM

10:55 - 11:10 AM
Bone Disease

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers
11:10 - 11:30 AM

11:30 - 11:40 AM

11:40 - 11:55 AM
Role of Transplant

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 - 1:50 PM


1:50 - 2:00 PM

2:00 - 2:15 PM

Approaches to Relapse and New Clinical Trials
Dr. Brian Durie and Panel

Interactive Questions with Keypads

Questions & Answers

2:15 - 2:45 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
2:45 - 4:30 PM Faculty Led Breakout Sessions
(Room assignments posted prior to sessions)
4:30 - 5:00 PM Conclusion
(Reconvene in Main General Session Room)

Many thanks to the sponsors of this event:

The Binding Site
Celgene
Cephalon
Kyphon
Millennium Pharmaceuticals

Register online or call 800-452-2873 to register for the seminar.

Don't delay! Register for our seminar and reserve your hotel room TODAY!