Seattle, Washington - 2024 MDF Regional Conference

Sat Jun 01 2024 at 08:30 am to 08:30 pm UTC-07:00

University of Washington | Seattle

Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation
Publisher/HostMyotonic Dystrophy Foundation
Seattle, Washington - 2024 MDF Regional Conference
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MDF invites you to register for our Regional Conference in partnership with the Seattle Wellstone MD Specialized Research Center and UW!
About this Event

MDF invites you to attend the 2024 MDF Regional Conference in Seattle, Washington in partnership with the Seattle Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Center and University of Washington on June 1st.

We are excited to announce MDF is hosting 6 Regional Conferences across the United States in 2024. Individuals with DM of all types and ages, their families, their providers, and the scientists studying the condition’s possible paths to treatment will all gather at these one-day conferences to explore explore DM drug development progress, discuss strategies for better living, and to end isolation through community.

Click here to learn more about the 2024 MDF Regional Conferences!



REGISTRATION TYPES & FEES

Our Regional Conferences will be in-person only events. Registration is completely free and includes access to general and breakout sessions, meals, and other activities.

Conference Registration does NOT include a hotel room. See the Hotel Discount section below for information about finding accommodations in the area.

While there is no cost to attend, we thank you for considering an optional donation to MDF to help offset the cost of the event.



SCHOLARSHIPS

MDF is providing an opportunity to request financial support to attend a Regional Conference in person this year. MDF Scholarships can award up to $750 in reimbursement and can cover: travel (including airfare, rental car, or mileage reimbursement), lodging, parking, local transportation (including Taxi & Rideshare), and travel day meals. Priority will be given to applications for first-time in-person attendees. Download the full MDF Scholarship policy to learn more about allowable expenses.

If you are waiting for a response or have questions about MDF Scholarships, please contact MDF’s Community Education Manager, Emily Romney, at [email protected].



PROGRAM

Currently in development! This MDF Regional Conference will include participation from local DM experts, researchers, and community members to provide a robust program including popular sessions from our past Annual Conferences. In addition to other breakout options, this Conference will have core sessions given by local experts on:

  • Clinical Trial Readiness
  • Stump the Doctor
  • Industry Updates
  • MDF Overview Session
  • Movement Moments
  • Community Panels
  • DM1 Overview
  • DM2 Overview
  • Networking and Social Hour

Click here to find the latest updates to the program agenda and session details on the MDF website.



DINING & DIETARY NEEDS

During Conference Registration, you will be asked about your plans to attend certain meals to help MDF and the caterer tailor meals to any dietary requirements and anticipate how much food to prepare. All in-person registrations include the following meals:

  • Saturday Breakfast.
  • Saturday Lunch.
  • Saturday Closing Dinner & Dance Party.
  • Some break time snacks & coffee/tea are also included.


TRANSPORTATION

Attendees traveling by plane will arrive at one of the following airports:

  • onal Airport (15 miles to Seattle Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Center and University of Washington)

Visitors seeking transportation to the Seattle, Washington - 2024 MDF Regional Conference have a variety of options, including taxi service, ride-sharing apps, and public transportation. Please note that attendees are responsible for arranging all of their own ground transportation to and from the airport and throughout the duration of the conference.



HOTEL DISCOUNT

The MDF is working to secure a discount at a local hotel in Seattle, Washington.

More information coming soon!

Interested in other accessible options in the area? Find more choices at AccessibleGo.



CHILDCARE

Due to low demand, Childcare services will not be provided at the 2024 MDF Regional Conferences. Please make all necessary arrangements prior to arrival so that you can take full advantage of all the Conference has to offer.



REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that circumstances can change. MDF appreciates advanced notice of cancellations to reduce food waste and event costs. Donations to MDF are non-refundable.

Hotel room cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Find the latest program and speaker updates as they become available on the MDF website.

Questions? If you have registration questions or need assistance with registration, contact MDF at 415-800-7777 or by email at [email protected].



CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

For questions on corporate sponsorship opportunities at the 2024 MDF Regional Conferences, please contact MDF at [email protected].

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University of Washington, 1410 Northeast Campus Parkway, Seattle, United States

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