Conference 2018-01-25T21:24:25+00:00

WHERE

Orlando, Fla.

WHEN

June 29-July 1, 2018

PHA's International PH Conference

and Scientific Sessions

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
$150 FOR PHA PATIENT MEMBERS
$125 FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

2018 REGISTRATION

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
AND SCHOLARSHIPS
OPENING JANUARY 2018

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
CLINICAL SCIENCE, BASIC
SCIENCE, CASE STUDIES

RESEARCHERS

RESEARCH ROOM
INVESTIGATOR APPLICATION
NOW OPEN

PHA’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions
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PHinding Your Hope: PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions

You are invited to attend the largest international gathering of pulmonary hypertension (PH) community members in the world. PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions will bring together nearly 2,000 people with PH (both newly-diagnosed and long-term survivors), families, caregivers, PH-treating health care professionals and researchers. This event is held once every two years, and 2018 marks the 13th year that PHA has hosted the PH community.

PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions will be held June 29 to July 1, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld.

Goals:

  • To provide a safe, nurturing and interactive space to help people living with PH — and their families and caregivers — feel more empowered.
  • To share tips and resources on improving the quality of life for people living with PH.
  • To disseminate knowledge about the latest advancements in research, treatment and care through medically-led sessions and an abstract poster hall.
  • To contribute to future research that could lead to new discoveries through participation in the Research Room.
  • To unite the PH community through the theme of PHinding Your Hope and celebrating the achievements that have helped people with PH live longer, healthier lives while looking toward the future and what’s on the horizon.

There is something for everybody at PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. PHA has designed Conference with the entire family in mind — from field trips to a Kids’ Room and a Teen Lounge. In the heart of the world’s theme park capital, turn your trip into an extended vacation!

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2018 Conference Registration** Details and Pricing

PHA encourages PH patient members to take advantage of Early Bird registration, which will open before the end of January 2018.  The Early Bird registration fee for PHA patient members is $150, compared to $175 when Early Bird registration closes Monday, April 30, 2018 (11:59 pm eastern time). The Early Bird registration fee for pediatric patients and other children (ages 3-17*) is $125, compared to $150 when Early Bird registration closes Monday, April 30, 2018 (11:59 pm eastern time). Registrants’ memberships must be active through July 2, 2018 to receive the Early Bird registration rate. PHA recommends all registrants who are not currently active members or whose membership will end before July 2, 2018 to join or renew their memberships before registering for Conference.

To confirm if your PHA General, PHPN, or PHCR Membership is paid and current, contact membership@PHAssociation.org or 240-485-3810 and we will respond within 72 hours.

*Children under 3 are admitted free of charge.

** Registration covers all Conference sessions, meals and receptions. Registration does not cover travel and/or hotel expenses.

2018 Conference Scholarships

To help offset costs for patients who are in need of assistance, PHA is able to offer a limited number of scholarships to qualifying patients. The Conference scholarship application period will open when Early Bird registration opens at the end of January.

People living with PH and their loved ones who have questions about Conference fees and registration should contact Mike Knaapen at MichaelK@PHAssociation.org or 240-485-0758

EARLY BIRD PRICES MEMBER NON-MEMBER
Patient (18 years and +) $150 $225
Child (3 to 17 years*) $125
Companion/Family Member $250 $325
Allied Health Professional $325 $475
Medical Student/Resident $250 $325
Physician/Researcher $375 $625

*Children under 3 are free

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEES MEMBER NON-MEMBER
Patient (18 years and +) $175 $225
Child (3 to 17 years*) $150
Companion/Family Member $275 $325
Allied Health Professional $375 $475
Medical Student/Resident $275 $325
Physician/Researcher $425 $625

*Children under 3 are free

Corporate attendees can register in advance for $500 and $675 on-site.

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