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MDF DM Day: Florida, U.S.

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University of Florida Research and Academic Center

6500 Sanger Road

Orlando, FL 32827

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The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation is pleased to announce MDF DM Day at the University of Florida! This one-day conference, located at the University of Florida's Research and Academic Center in Orlando, Florida, will feature patient-centered programming, breakout sessions, and a fantastic Ask-The-Experts interactive session. This special event brings together MDF with clinicians and researchers from the University of Florida to support our patient and family community, share information and resources, and provide close-to-home access to educational sessions.


REGISTRATION FEE & TICKETS

Registration is free and provides entrance to general and breakout sessions at the conference, as well as access to resources, light breakfast and lunch. Registering for the conference does not reserve your hotel room. You need to contact a local hotel directly to book your room. See below for more information on accommodations.


SESSIONS

The day’s agenda includes:

  • Sessions exploring symptom management, myotonic dystrophy research, cardiology, social cognition and physical therapy

  • An interactive Ask-The-Experts panel

A light breakfast and full lunch will be served.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations in Orlando include:

Courtyard Orlando Lake Nona

Residence Inn by Marriott Orlando Lake Nona

Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport

Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando Airport @ Gateway Village

Please contact local hotels directly to book your room.


CHILDCARE SERVICES

Childcare services are not provided at the conference. Please make all necessary arrangements prior to arrival so that you are able to take advantage of all that the conference has to offer. We recommend www.care.com to find experienced caretakers that will fit your personal budget and specific needs. MDF members traveling with young children are also encouraged to connect with other MDF community members via the MDF Facebook page to solicit interest in shared childcare opportunities with other conference attendees.


REGISTRATION CANCELLATION

We understand that circumstances can change. So that we can know the number of attendees, if you are unable to attend, please let us know by October 13th by emailing info@myotonic.org.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

More information about MDF DM Day can be found at myotonic.org/mdf-dm-days. For registration questions or for assistance, please send an email to info@myotonic.org.

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