$20 – $25

ACHA Houston Regional Conference

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United Way Community Resource Center

50 Waugh Drive

Houston, TX 77007

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The Houston Regional Conference is a dynamic partnership between the Adult Congenital Heart Association, Texas Children's Hospital, UT Physicians and Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. We invite patients, family members, friends and healthcare professionals to learn about specialized lifelong care for adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) and to connect with the ACHD community. You will have the opportunity to listen and learn from experts in adult congenital heart disease.

Please join us on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Registration begins at 8:00 and the program is from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Registration for patients, family members, and friends for this event is $20. If you register before August 15, 2019, you will receive a $5 discount to the conference. Registration at the door is $50.

Agenda and Speakers

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 am – 9:00 am

Welcome

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Healthy Living – Move Those Feet After You Eat

9:45 am – 10:30 am

Mental Health in ACHD – A Balancing Act

10:30 am – 10:40 am

ACHA Programming Update

10:40 am – 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Breakout Sessions

Family Planning and Pregnancy

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult CHD Cardiology

Focus on Your Life – Palliative Care

11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

CHD and Parenting – Helping Your Children Cope with Your Health Issues

Navigating Disability

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm

ACHA Programming Update

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Family Planning and Pregnancy (repeat)

Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult CHD Cardiology (repeat)

Family Support

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

The Ins and Outs of Insurance

So You Need heart surgery as an Adult: What Now?

Focus on Your Life – Palliative Care (repeat)

3:15 pm – 3:25 pm

ACHA Programming Update

3:25 pm – 4:15 pm

Defect Specific Roundtables and Social Time

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Closing Remarks

Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) Membership

By registering for this conference, you automatically become a free member of ACHA. As a member, you will receive e-mail and/or postal mail from ACHA and can take advange of all the resources and services that we offer. We're so glad to welcome you to our community!

Photo Release

ACHA will take digital photographs and videos at this event, which may be used for ACHA publications, social media, media releases, brochures and on ACHA's website. ACHA does not intend to use these images in any matter other than for the purpose stated above. By registering for the conference, you are granting permission for ACHA to use your image in this matter and you hereby waive the right to inspect versions of your image used for publication or the written copy used in connection with the images.

FAQs

Who Should Attend?

  • ACHD patients, family members, and friends

  • Healthcare professionals who would like to learn more about adult congenital heart disease

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

ACHA recommends that all attendees be over the age of 18. Anyone between the ages of 13 and 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Children under the age of 13 will not be admitted.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Coming soon!

Where can I stay if I am traveling from out of town?

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area, 7611 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024 at the rate of $89 plus tax/night for 8/23/2109 – 8/25/2109. To make a reservation, call the Group Reservations Line toll free at 1-855-589-7936 and mention the group name: “Adult Congenital Heart Association group block” or click here to make a reservation online. Reservations must be made on or before August 5, 2019.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Paula Miller at pmiller@achaheart.org.

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United Way Community Resource Center

50 Waugh Drive

Houston, TX 77007

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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