A Healthy You and 22q Conference

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Event Details

Date: 
September 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm to September 24, 2017 - 11:30 am
Location: 
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Program Description:
This program is intended to educate parents, caregivers and patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. We will share and discuss everything from medical concerns to questions about self-esteem. An opportunity to participate in live “chat rooms” with local and national experts will allow for roundtable discussion. Some sessions and chat room discussions will be broadcast live on the internet and will be available for playback on demand at a later date. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.
Program Date:
September 23, 2017 | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Education Center
700 Children’s Drive | Columbus, OH 43205
Who Should Attend?
Parents, guardians, family members, caregivers of children with 22q, children with 22q and their siblings. Children must be accompanied by their parent or guardian.
Cost:
$25 each adult
$50 health care professionals
Teens and children are free
Live Webinar:
Select conference sessions will be broadcast via live webinar for families that cannot attend the conference but would like the opportunity to ask questions of the roundtable speakers. To view the webinar, log onto NationwideChildrens.org/22q-conference and click on the live webinar link. The webinar will be broadcast between 1:15-4 p.m. EST. Families will be able to post questions directly to the group by email.
 
Confirmation:
A confirmation email with directions will be sent to all participants.
Conference Parking:
Wheelchair accessible parking is located in the Orange Parking Garage, located at 555 S. 18th St., Columbus, OH. Parking is $2 for the day.
Questions:
For registration questions, call (614) 355-0662 or email CommunityEducation@NationwideChildrens.org. For program content questions, contact Christina Stocker at Christina.Stocker@NationwideChildrens.org.
Hotels:
A block of rooms have been reserved at:
Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Convention Center
88 East Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215
$189.99 per night single, double, triple or quad.
Register by August 22 to receive this rate.
Registrations can be made online at www.druryhotels.com by entering the group number 2299861 or calling 1-800-325-0720 and referring to the group number.
Parking fee is $12 per day.
Free wireless internet and hot breakfast included.
Holiday Inn Downtown Capitol Square
175 East Town St., Columbus, OH 43215
$129 per night plus tax.
Register by August 25 to receive this rate.
Call (614) 221-3281 for reservations. Group name is 22q Education Conference.

 

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