2019 National Acromegaly Conference

Acromegaly Community and Acromegaly Alliance are proud to present a community event for Physicians, Nurses and Patients focused specifically on Acromegaly from March 20 - March 22, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.

This educational conference will be held in conjunction with the Pituitary Society Conference. This will allow hundreds of endocrinologist, nurses and patients to be at the same venue at the same time, increasing educational awareness. Acromegaly Community proudly works with the Pituitary Society on advancement in the care and treatment for Acromegaly.

Join us Thursday for a Patient Educational Day and Friday for combined sessions with Physicians and nurses to aid in understanding this race condition and the challenges patients face.

Event Registration

Please register on Eventbrite. Registration is free, however, in order to attend the conference, you and your guests must be registered.

Schedule

The following is a very broad schedule while sessions are being coordinated.

Wednesday- March 20th
Patient Mingle. Get to know your Acro Family, their family and supporters. Snacks, drinks, fun and games await you! 

Thursday - March 21st
Patient Educational Day. Attend sessions with Neurosurgeons, Endocrinologist, Physiatrist and Rare Disease Counselor to learn more about acromegaly and how to cope with associated symptoms.

Friday - March 22nd
Combined morning sessions with Physicians and nurses to aid in understanding our condition and the challenges we face! Attend a panel about Acromegaly Guidelines. Learn about the approval of drugs for orphan diseases including Acromegaly. Learn about the refinement of acromegaly treatment goals.

Hotel Accommodations

For your convenience, a block of rooms have been reserved from March 20 - March 22, 2019 at the Drury Inn & Suites of New Orleans:

820 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
800-325-0720

Reservation by attendees must be received on or before Saturday, February 16, 2019.

Acromegaly Community has negotiated special hotel rates for attendees! Please call Drury Inn hotels to make reservations at 1-800-325-0720. Please refer to Group Number 2321367 to take advantage of special pricing.

Nightly Room Rates
Single Double Triple Quad
$179 $179 $199 $219

 

About the Drury Inn & Suites of New Orleans:

Located in the historic Cumberland Phone Building, this all-suites property boasts a solid location and a bevy of extras. Guests can enjoy a rooftop swimming pool, spacious guest rooms and an impressive menu of complimentary food. Hot breakfast is free every morning and the 5:30 pm "Kickback" dishes more free hot snacks and cold beverages. Drury is close to everything, less than one-half mile from the Arena and the French Quarter. Drury is right next to the St. Charles Streetcar line, which conveniently connects guests to the Central Business District, Garden District and Uptown. Whether in town for business or leisure, Drury Inn & Suites, which recently expanded its room footprint, is a comfortable and economical choice.

Acromegaly does not define us. We do not let our diagnosis hold us back from living a full and enriched life. Some have found passion, purpose, and inspiration through their diagnosis. These people bring inspiration, and we call this our "Faces of Hope".

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