Registration Is Open for 2016 Patient-Family Conference!

March 7, 2016 – Registration is now open for CAF’s 2016 Patient-Family Conference! For 2016, this always-anticipated annual event will be held July 8-10 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley in San Diego, CA.

Entitled “Reaching New Heights,” the 2016 Conference is a unique opportunity for U.S. individuals with thalassemia and their family members (parents, siblings, spouses, etc.) to meet other members of the community and learn important information that can have a positive impact on their health and their lives.

There is no registration fee for U.S. patients, family members and health care providers attending the Conference. CAF is also pleased to make the Conference meals (Friday reception; Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner; Sunday brunch) available free of charge to U.S. patients, family members and health care providers. Non-U.S. patients and families may attend at a rate of $400 per person; non-U.S. patients should contact Eileen Scott at CAF (

U.S. patients/family members who would like to attend the Conference but find travel expenses beyond their current means should contact Patient Services Manager Eileen Scott at

CAF has also arranged a special hotel room rate of $165 (plus tax) per night at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley. The Hilton San Diego Mission Valley is approximately 10 miles from the San Diego International Airport. CAF is working to arrange shuttle service to/from the airport for as many participants as possible; more details will be forthcoming.

The Amtrak station is approximately five miles from the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley. The Greyhound bus station is approximately six miles from the hotel.

Individuals interested in attending should register by June 15; there is no registration on site.

A full Agenda can be downloaded here.

For more information, including registration and hotel information, please visit

CAF thanks its sponsors whose generosity makes this Conference possible: ApoPharma, Novartis, bluebird bio , and Celgene and Acceleron.


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