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Boca Raton Patient & Family Seminar
February 3-4, 2012

Where:
Boca Raton Marriott
5150 Town Center Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Tel: 561-392-4600 (for reservations and directions)
Fax: 561-368-9223




REGISTRATION FOR THIS SEMINAR IS CLOSED.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PUT ON A WAITING LIST, PLEASE CALL THE IMF OFFICE AT 800-452-2873.

AGENDA (subject to change)
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
1:00 - 1:15 PM Welcome Announcements
Susie Novis
IMF President

1:15 - 2:30 PM Ask the Expert
Open Forum Discussion

Dr. Brian G.M. Durie
Cedars Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California


Dr. Rachid Baz
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center& Research Institute
Tamps, Florida


2:30 - 3:15 PM Managing Side Effects
Beth Finlay-Oliver,RN, OCN
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center& Research Institute
Tamps, Florida

IMF Nurse Leadership Board Speaker

3:15 - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 - 4:15 PM Understanding FREELITE
Rudi Hrncic, MD
Director of Scientific Affairs
The Binding Site
4:15 - 5:00 PM Living Well with Myeloma: The Psychosocial Issues
Mike Katz
Member, IMF Board of Directors
21-year MM survivor
6:00 - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 - 9:00 PM Welcome Dinner
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
7:00 - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 AM Welcome and Introductions
Susie Novis
IMF President
8:10 - 8:20 AM Introduction to Audience Response System (ARS)
8:20 - 8:40 AM




8:40 - 9:00 AM

Myeloma 101/Overview
Dr. Asher Chanan-Khan
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida


Question & Answer Session

9:00 - 9:20 AM




9:20 - 9:40 AM

Best Therapies for Elderly Patients
Dr. Shaji Kumar
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Question & Answer Session
9:40 - 10:10 AM Morning Coffee Break

10:10 - 10:30 AM





10:30 - 10:50 AM

Best Therapies for Patients Opting for Transplant
Dr, Bart Barlogie
Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas


Question & Answer Session

10:50 - 11:10 AM


11:10 - 11:30 AM

Management of Bone Disease
Dr. Brian Durie

Question & Answer Session
11:30 AM - 11:40 PM Key Questions with the Audience Response System (ARS)
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM Special IMF Presentation with Susie Novis
12:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 1:50 PM



1:50- 2:10 PM

Clinical Trials and New Drugs
Dr. Kenneth Anderson
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Question & Answer Session

2:10 PM - 2:20 PM Key Questions with the Audience Response System (ARS)
2:20 - 2:35 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
2:35 - 4:00 PM Faculty Led Breakout Sessions
(Room assignments posted prior to sessions)
4:00 PM Concluding Remarks
(Reconvene in Main General Session Ballroom)

 

DATES:
February 3-4, 2012
CHECK-IN/OUT TIME Check in is at 3 pm.
Check-out is at noon
PARKING

Parking is not included in your registration fee. We do not validate or discount parking. Self-Parking is free. Valet overnight parking is $10 per night.

AIRPORTS class="eventsmall">Fort Lauderdale Int'l ("FTL") about 30 -45 minute drive depending on traffic
West Palm Beach Int'l ("WPI") also about 30 -45 minutes drive depending on traffic

TRANSPORTATION
FROM/TO AIRPORT

Taxis typically run about $55-70 plus tip, depending on traffic.

class="eventsmall">GO AIRPORT SHUTTLE" 954-561-8888 is about $22 PER PERSON plus tip. Reserve in Advance.

SEMINAR COSTS:

Package A is $85
Package B is $50