June 27-July 1, 2012
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Bethesda, MD
The goal of the conference is to provide tools and connections to address the medical, educational and social challenges of living with hydrocephalus and to provide the opportunity for an enjoyable get together! Hydrocephalus is a chronic condition for which there is no cure. Our patient-centered conferences empower all of us to understand, seek out and put into place, care programs and services that will meet our needs now and well into the future.
Our Conference Medical Chairs:
|Marion L. Walker, MD||Michael A. Williams, MD|
|Professor of Neurological Surgery
Department of Neurological Surgery
Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Primary Children’s Medical Center
|Medical Director, Sandra and Malcolm
Berman Brain and Spine Institute
Director, Adult HydrocephalusCenter, Sinai
Hospital Co-Director, Center for Gait andMobility,
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Highlights of the conference include an Advocacy Day in Washington, DC: Climbing Capitol Hill for a Cure!; the Robert Pudenz Lectureship by a panel of key speakers addressing hydrocephalus research; a motivational key-note speaker; our ever popular personal interconnection sessions, where you can meet other people in similar situations; our cornerstone educational sessions, presented by our highly respected team of medical professionals and researchers addressing different topics related to living with hydrocephalus; an opening reception; and a talent show with a dinner dance for all.
Registration is available now online! For registration assistance, please contact David Huffy, Registration Specialist by phone at 518-399-7181 Ex. 26 or by email at David@sitesolutionsworldwide.com
This year’s conference will be held at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center,5701 Marinelli Road, Bethesda, MD 20852
To make your hotel reservations call 1-800-2289290 and mention the Hydrocephalus Association Conference. Conference attendees must mention the Hydrocephalus Association conference to get the group rate. The cut-off date for the group block is June 5, 2012.
For more information on the closest airports, metro line, airport shuttles fees and schedules as well as a variety of discounts to help you get to the conference, visit the Travel page.
Conference Registration Fees:
Registration Fees Include
Early Bird Registration: 1/23-5/15/2012
Late Registration After 5/15/2012
|Additional Family Members||
|One Day Conference||
Other Event Option Fees:
(Tickets for family/friends not attending the full conference and/or children not attending Kids Camp)
|Welcome Reception||Thursday (12 and older)||$30|
|Welcome Reception||Thursday (Child)||$15|
|Dinner Dance||Saturday (12and older)||$75|
|Dinner Dance||Children (4-11 years old)||$25|
|Dinner Dance||Children 3 & Under||FREE|
Kids Camp will be available again this year on both Friday, June 29th and Saturday, June 30th from 8am-5pm and will be located in the conference hotel. We have planned 2 days of fun and interactive activities for children ages 3-11 years old. The children will have breakfast and lunch with the conference attendees, however all other activities will be in their own special area.
The fees include breakfast and lunch both days and the Dinner Dance on Saturday evening
|Children Ages 3-6 years old||
|Children Ages 7-11 years old||
Sessions begin at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 27th and conclude by 10:00 am on Sunday, July 1st 2012. Much of the richness of the conference lies in connections and conversations outside of scheduled sessions. We invite you to join us!