2024 Los Angeles PFS Info at a Glance

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GENERAL INFORMATION

DATES Friday & Saturday August 16th & 17th, 2024

HOTEL & MEETING

ROOM RATE

NEAREST AIRPORTS

TRANSFERS

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City

555 Universal Hollywood Dr. Universal City, CA 91608

818 – 506 - 2500 (Front Desk)

The IMF has secured a discounted room rate of $299 plus tax.

The discounted room rate is only available if reservations are made no later than July 15th, 2024 or until the room block is full.

When making your hotel reservation, you must say you are attending the “IMF Patient & Family Seminar.” There are a limited number of hotel rooms reserved at this rate and rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Once the IMF block of rooms has been exhausted, the hotel may not have any more rooms available at this discounted rate.

818 – 623 – 1434 (Reservations)

*Refer to group code IMF when booking* or online: 2024 IMF Patient and Family Seminar - LA - Booking Link

PARKING DETAILS at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City

Overnight Self - $40 Day Self - $16

Overnight Valet - $60 Day Valet - $24

Bus Parking - $60 - $100 day use, $125 overnight (subject to availability, arrangements must be made in advance)

*All parking rates are subject to 10% applicable tax*

Burbank Airport (BUR) – 12 - 30 minutes

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - 35 minutes – 1 hour All estimates are traffic dependent.

TAXI/RIDE SHARE INFORMATION

Burbank Airport

Taxi - Shuttle service and taxi cabs are located on the ground transportation islands immediately in front of the Airport terminal.

Rideshare - The pick-up point for ridesharing companies is located at the ground transportation island across from the Terminal B entrance.

Los Angeles International Airport

Taxi/Rideshare – Take LAX-it shuttle to LAX-it lot. From there, let your driver know which section you are in and they will arrive there to pick you up. Some ubers will pick you up outside of baggage claim. (please check uber app for this information) COST

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INTERNATIONAL MYELOMA FOUNDATION Los Angeles
Family Seminar
At-A-Glance
Patient &
Information
CHECK-IN / OUT TIME Check In – 4:00 PM Check Out – 11:00 AM
PARKING
available
Registration is
at no charge for this

SUMMARY AGENDA

FACULTY

Friday, August 16

12:00 – 1:00 PM

1:00 – 5:00 PM

5:00 – 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 17

7:00 – 8:00 AM

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

9:45 – 10:55 AM

1:00 – 3:00 PM

1:00 – 1:40 PM

INTERNATIONAL MYELOMA FOUNDATION

Los Angeles Patient & Family Seminar Information At-A-Glance

Welcome & Registration

General Session

Welcome Reception

Breakfast

Morning General Session

Morning Breakout Sessions

Afternoon General Session

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

*Times subject to change

Yelak Biru

Patient, President, CEO

International Myeloma Foundation

Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP

Chief Medical Officer

International Myeloma Foundation

Robin Tuohy

Vice President, Patient Support

International Myeloma Foundation

Michael Tuohy

Patient Advocate, 24-year Myeloma Survivor

Sylvia Dsouza

Vice President, Development

International Myeloma Foundation

Teresa Miceli, RN, BSN, OCN

Nurse Leadership Board Member

International Myeloma Foundation

Danielle Doheny

Director of Public Policy & Advocacy

International Myeloma Foundation

Wendy Thomas, RN, MSN, CHPN

Bloch Cancer Care Pavilion - University of Kansas Health System

Erin Bair, Esq.

Triage Cancer

Rafael Fonseca, MD

Mayo Clinic – Phoenix, AZ

Sagar Lonial, MD, FACP

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Urvi Shah, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Angela Dispenzieri, MD

Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

Robert Vescio, MD

Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles

Tiffany Richards, MS, ANP, AOCNP

MD Anderson; IMF Nurse Leadership Board Member

Los Angeles Patient & Family Seminar Information At-A-Glance

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