Conferences

Registration Open 2/3 for 2016 Conferences

Select city for details.

-Washington, DC - 3/19
-Cincinnati, OH - 4/30+
-Seattle, WA - 6/18*
-Raleigh, NC - 7/16
-San Diego, CA - 9/17
-San Antonio, TX - 10/8
-W. Palm Beach, FL - 11/6

*Joint event with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute.

+Interactive kids program! Art activities to further their understanding. Ice cream social for fun. Meet Dr. Kasiani Myers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Meet Top Experts and Fellow Patients at a Free Conference Near You

2016 Patient and Family Conferences - We're Saving You a Seat!

Learning is Hope, Connecting is Strength

ConferencesThe Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation is offering seven FREE patient and family conferences in 2016. Where will we see you?

Whether you have aplastic anemia, MDS or PNH, are newly diagnosed, a long-term survivor, a caregiver, family member or friend, you can count on our conferences to deliver the latest diagnostic and treatment news from the nation’s leading bone marrow failure experts.

Our conferences offer a supportive and comfortable learning experience, with plenty of time to get your questions answered. In addition, we provide practical tips for living with these disorders and a safe environment where you can share your experiences with fellow survivors coping with similar challenges.

Seminarios en Español

Este año vamos a ofrecer seminarios gratis sobre la anemia aplásica, los síndromes mielodisplásicos (SMD) y la hemoglobinuria paroxística nocturna (HPN) en español. Estos seminarios se ofrecerán en San Diego, CA el 17 de septiembre y en San Antonio, TX el 8 de octubre. Aprenda nueva información sobre su enfermedad y su tratamiento de médicos expertos.

Para obtener más información o registrarse, visite nuestra página de web.

What to Expect from 2016 Conferences:

  • In San Diego (Sept. 17) and San Antonio (Oct. 8), we are offering sessions in Spanish. Learn more!
  • An in-depth review of all the available standard treatment options
  • The latest information on cutting-edge therapies and a look at what new potential therapies are currently being developed
  • Practical steps you can take to help you become an even stronger self-advocate
  • Understand how to effectively navigate the health care and insurance systems
  • Find out about the essentials of advanced care planning
  • Meet other patients and family members, connect to a Community of Hope in your area and discover our Peer Support Connection
  • Learn how AA&MDSIF can help you with this life-altering journey
  • Registration for our first conference in Rockville, MD will open in early 2016
  • It’s FREE, so mark your calendars now. Advance registration is always recommended

Regional One Day Conferences

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Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Meet us in Cincinnati for the 2016 regional patient and family conference.
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Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Meet us in Seattle for the 2016 regional patient and family conference.
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Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Meet us in Raleigh for the 2016 regional patient and family conference.
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Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Meet us in San Diego for the 2016 regional patient and family conference.
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Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Meet us in San Antonio for the 2016 regional patient and family conference.
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Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Meet us in West Palm Beach for the 2016 regional patient and family conference.