PeDRA Annual Conference Registration


6th PeDRA Annual Conference
October 25–27, 2018
Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center
Aurora, CO

Registration deadline is October 5, 2018. No same day registration.

Review of the conference agenda is highly recommended prior to completing the registration form. Visit pedraresearch.org/2018-conference to view conference information, including the abstract submission guidelines.

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Registration Type

Residents and Fellows (or junior faculty within their first 2 years of practice) may also apply for a PeDRA travel scholarship to help cover expenses related to attending the conference. A short paragraph regarding your career goals, current research, and future research plans should be submitted using the text field that appears below, after your contact information. This field is required to complete your registration.

Junior faculty who are within their first 2 years of practice and attending the PeDRA Annual Conference for the first time may register in the Fellow category. Residents and Fellows (or junior faculty) may also apply to be considered for additional travel and/or hotel support if funds are available. A short paragraph regarding your career goals, current research, and future research plans should be submitted using the text field that appears below, after your contact information. You may also submit your paragraph to the PeDRA Conference Manager, Chezka Solon at csolon@hollandparlette.com. To be considered, your submission is due by August 17, 2018.

Contact Information

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Hospital/Clinic/University affiliation/Organization

Advocacy Organization Registration

PeDRA Advocacy Organization Partners receive one complimentary registration for the PeDRA Conference. Additional participants will be charged $150 each. Advocacy Organizations are limited to 2 representatives.

Each code may be used for one registration only.

Additional Attendee

You may include a second representative from your organization with this registration for an additional $150.00 each. Please complete the fields below for the additional attendee.

Type of Research Performed:

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Special Needs

If you require any special dietary or accessibility needs, please list them here (i.e. accessible hotel room, gluten-free, vegetarian, translation services, etc.) If you do not have any special requests, check the box below.

About You — Needed Demographics Information

The NIH supports the PeDRA Conference. Inclusion of diverse race, ethnicity, and gender is one criterion for NIH support of scientific conferences. Please answer the following questions about yourself to help us understand our conference audience.

If you wish to skip this section, or decline to answer, please select “Unknown/Decline to State”.

Ethnic Category:

Gender:

Race:

For reference, you may use the standard definitions below:

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
  • Hispanic or Latino: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • Caucasian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

Sessions and Activities

Please select the sessions and activities that you plan to attend. All sessions and special activities are open to all attendees, unless otherwise noted.

Note: it is assumed that all attendees will attend all Plenary Sessions and meals. Below are sessions or activities for which an appointment or other special sign-up is required.

Expert Consultations and the Break-Out Disease Work Groups are not open to Advocacy or Industry Registrants.

Thursday October 25, 2018

Friday October 26, 2018

Break-Out Disease Work Groups (Friday & Saturday)

Please select up to 3 Work Groups you would like to attend during this conference.

Travel and Accommodations

All attendees will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center, 13200 E 14th Pl, Aurora, CO 80011. Visit https://aurora.regency.hyatt.com for more information about the hotel.

All attendees will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center, 13200 E 14th Pl, Aurora, CO 80011. Visit https://aurora.regency.hyatt.com for more information about the hotel.

PeDRA will cover hotel accommodations for the nights of Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26 for attendees who share a room. While PeDRA makes hotel arrangements for those who wish to have their own room, PeDRA will not cover the cost of lodging for those who decline a shared room. The discounted conference room rate at the Hyatt is $139/night, plus taxes and fees. The hotel cut-off date is October 1, 2018.

Important: Do not book your room directly with the hotel. All arrangements must be made by PeDRA, even if a single (non-shared) room is requested. For those who elect to stay in a room on their own, PeDRA will arrange the appropriate billing with the hotel, since we will not cover lodging for non-shared rooms. Complete the section below to guarantee accuracy.

PeDRA will cover hotel accommodations for the nights of Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27 for attendees who share a room. While PeDRA will make hotel arrangements for those who wish to have their own room, PeDRA cannot cover the cost of your lodging. The discounted conference room rate at the Hyatt is $139/night, plus taxes and fees. The hotel cut-off date is October 2, 2017. Reservations made after this date are subject to availability, at the current prevailing rate. PeDRA will only cover rooms up to the discounted conference rate. Any difference in price will be the responsibility of the individual. Accommodations will be reserved based on your selections below.

Please do not book your room directly with the hotel. All arrangements must be made by PeDRA. Complete the section below to guarantee accuracy.

This offer does not apply to our advocacy and industry partners.

A limited number of rooms at the discounted PeDRA rate are available at the Hyatt for $139/night, plus taxes and fees. Hotel accommodations are at your own expense; however, PeDRA will make the room reservation on your behalf, based on your selections below. The hotel cut-off date is October 1, 2018. Reservations made after this date are subject to availability, at the current prevailing rate.

Important: Do not book your room directly with the hotel. All arrangements must be made by PeDRA. Complete the section below to guarantee accuracy.

As a speaker, PeDRA will cover up to 2 nights’ room and tax. Any additional room nights will be the responsibility of the individual. The discounted conference room rate at the Hyatt is $139/night, plus taxes and fees. Accommodations will be reserved based on your selections below. Please do not book your room directly with the hotel.

As a speaker, PeDRA will cover up to 2 nights’ room and tax. Any additional room nights will be the responsibility of the individual. The discounted conference room rate at the Hyatt is $139/night, plus taxes and fees. Accommodations will be reserved based on your selections below. Please do not book your room directly with the hotel.

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Important Policies

  1. We expect conference participants to attend the entire conference, arriving prior to the keynote dinner on Thursday (October 25 at 6:00 PM) and departing after the meeting conclusion on Saturday (October 27 at 2:00 PM).
  2. There are a limited number of Resident/Fellow registration slots available. A travel scholarship to cover expenses related to conference participation will be available for trainees and some junior faculty within their first 2 years of practice. Residents, Fellows, and Junior Faculty applying for support are required to submit a paragraph about their career goals and the role that research will play in their career. Be sure to complete the text field in the registration form to be considered.
  3. Residents, Fellows, and Investigators are encouraged to submit an abstract for the conference. Abstracts of proposed projects will be discussed by the disease breakout groups, and abstracts of ongoing and/or completed PeDRA projects will be presented in the scientific poster session and considered for oral presentation. Information about the abstract submission process is available at https://pedraresearch.org/2018-conference. If you have questions regarding abstracts and/or posters, please contact Chezka Solon, csolon@hollandparlette.com, for details.
  4. Patient Advocacy Organizations are asked to prepare their top clinical questions and research priorities for their respective disease areas. These questions will help workgroups in their breakout sessions. Please contact sheila.pedraresearch@gmail.com for details.
  5. Online registration will be available until October 5, 2018. Attendees must be pre-registered. On-site registration is not available.
  6. There will be no refund of fees for cancellation after October 2, 2018.
  7. Photography / Video Release: Photos and video will be taken during the 6th PeDRA Annual Conference. By registering for the conference, you agree to grant PeDRA permission to use your image for use in future publications, media, or other materials at the sole discretion of PeDRA. If you do not wish to grant PeDRA permission to use your image for these purposes, written notification must be received prior to the start of the conference. Send your request to csolon@hollandparlette.com.

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