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Seattle Patient & Family Seminar
June 27-28, 2008
Sat, Jun 28, 2008

Where:
Seattle Marriott Waterfront
2100 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
www.SeattleWaterfrontMarriott.com

TEL:(206) 443-5000 for reservations and directions
FAX: (206) 256-1000




Register online, or download a Seminar Registration Form to print and fax or mail, or call 800-452-2873 to register for the seminar.

 

DATES:
June 27-28, 2008
DISCOUNTED ROOM RATE $189, 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 4 pm.
Check-out is at Noon
PARKING

Overnight Valet Parking at Hotel is $32.
Self parking is available one block from hotel for $16 per 24 hour period

AIRPORTS

Sea-Tac International Airport (“SEA”)
About 20-30 minutes from hotel.

TRANSPORTATION
FROM/TO AIRPORT

Taxis typically run about $35-40 plus tip.

Shuttle Express (425-981-7000) may be less expensive depending on number of passengers. Call in advance for pricing and reservations.

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: May 27, 2008 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 (subject to change)
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
1:00 - 2:00 PM

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

and
Dr. Bill Bensinger

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle , WA

2:00 - 2:45 PM Managing Side Effects
IMF Nurse Leadership Board speaker, Kathy Lilleby, RN
2:45 - 3:00 PM Break
3:00 - 3:45 PM Understanding Balloon Kyphoplasty
Dr. Tara Waterman
3:45 - 4:15 PM Myeloma Manager Overview
Dr. Brian G.M. Durie
4:15 - 5:00 PM New Attendee Orientation
6:00 - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 - 9:00 PM Welcome Dinner
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2008
7:00 - 8:00 AM Buffet Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 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. Brian Durie

Questions & Answers

8:55 - 9:15 AM


9:15 - 9:40 AM
Standard Frontline Therapy
Dr. Brian Durie

Questions & Answers
9:40 - 10:00 AM Freelite Test Presentation
Dr. Anne Sherwood
10:00 - 10:30 AM Morning Coffee Break

10:30 - 10:45 AM

10:45 - 11:10 AM

Role of Transplant
Dr. Bill Bensinger

Questions & Answers

11:10 - 11:30 AM



11:30 - 11:55 AM

Bone Disease
Dr, Robert Vescio
Cedars Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California


Questions & Answers
12:00 - 1:15 PM Lunch

1:15 - 1:35 PM



1:35 - 2:00 PM

Approaches to Relapse and Relapse Treatment
Dr. David Vesole
St. Vincents Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, NY


Questions & Answers

2:00 - 2:20 PM


2:20 - 2:45PM

New Drugs, Clinical Trials
All Faculty

Questions & Answers

2:45 - 3:00 PM Afternoon Coffee Break
3:00 - 4:30 PM Faculty Led Breakout Sessions
(Room assignments posted prior to sessions)
4:30 - 5:00 PM Conclusion
(Reconvene in Main General Session Ballroom)

 

Register online, download Seminar Registration Form to print and fax or mail, or call 800-452-2873 to register for the seminar.

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