2015 CRN Family Conference

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Hotel and Room Reservation Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio St., Chicago, Illinois

Reservations: on-line with group booking code or by phone 1-312-787-6100, mention CRN Family Conference for reduced rate.

Website: www.doubletreemagmile.com

Room Rate: $179.00/night plus tax ($20/night for each additional adult (17+) over 2 adults)

Check-in Time: 3:00pm / Check-out Time: 12:00pm

Parking at Hotel: $40.00/per 24-hour period

Group code: CRN

The CRN block of rooms will be released on June 24th, so plan to make your reservations before then.

Conference Agenda

Download the conference agenda by clicking the link below.
2015 Cystinosis Conference Agenda

Travel and Ground Transportation

The closest airports to the DoubleTree are Chicago O’hare (ORD) and Chicago Midway (MDW) International Airports. Detailed directions from the airports to the hotel are available on the hotel’s website above or download directions here.

There are several options available for ground transportation:

FROM CHICAGO O'HARE
TYPE
Limousine
Taxi
Subway/Rail
Super Shuttle
  TYPICAL MINIMUM CHARGE              
85.00 USD
45.00 USD -recommended
 5.00 USD
30.00 USD
  FROM CHICAGO MIDWAY
TYPE
Limousine
Taxi
Subway/Rail
Super Shuttle
  TYPICAL MINIMUM CHARGE
85.00 USD
45.00 USD -recommended
 5.00 USD
30.00 USD

Conference Registration

You can register for the conference online by clicking the register button below.  You can also print and complete this form and send it along with a check for the registration fee to the following:
CRN Conference Commitee - Attn: Pam Woodward, 1368 W. 2600 N., Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Please make check payable to: Cystinosis Research Network

Registration Fee

Early bird registration fee (before June 1st): $50 per individual or household
Registration fee (after June 1st): $75 per individual or household

Childcare & Teens

Childcare will be provided during the conference for children ages 1-12 years. There will be age-appropriate activities, games, crafts, and entertainment. Snacks and plenty of water will be provided as well. Parents will be responsible for administering all medications. We are exploring opportunities for the teen group - more information will be forthcoming.

Conference Scholarships

A limited number of conference scholarships are available to individuals and families affected by cystinosis. Scholarship information and the application are included in this packet. The deadline for submitting application materials is May 1, 2015.

Scholarship Descriptions
Scholarship Application

Poster Session

The Poster Session will take place during the conference proceedings on Friday, July 17, 2015 from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. This session will showcase a mix of science, medicine, industry and advocacy group, and patient experiences to provide an interactive experience for both family and professional attendees. Researchers, clinicians, industry, advocacy representatives, students, patients, and caregivers will be invited to exhibit their latest research findings, treatment breakthroughs, advocacy group updates, and real patient and family experiences. This will be an interactive session where exhibitors will be available to discuss their work or experiences with those attending. Attendees will be invited to browse the posters and take this opportunity to ask the authors and presenters questions.
Requirements

Time and Place

Event Date 07-16-2015
Event End Date 11-04-2016
Cut off date 05-01-2017
Individual Price $75.00
Location Doubletree by Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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