We warmly invite you to our ‘Health, Happiness and Wellbeing’ conference taking place on the 6th and 7th October 2017 at the Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham. The conference will begin with a research and scientific symposium from 1:30 pm on Friday 6th October and will conclude after an evening of entertainment and celebrations on Saturday 7th October 2017.
The agenda for the scientific symposium on Friday 6th October 2017 can be viewed here
The agenda for the Family and Professional conference on Saturday 7th October 2017 can be viewed here
The event aims to bring together families, individuals and professionals to learn more about this ultra-rare condition. This is a unique opportunity to hear about pioneering research and clinical developments, take part in interactive workshops and learn from each other’s experiences; as well as meeting up with other families and friends.
We’re delighted that Dr Pietro Maffei from AS Italy and Professor Colin Johnson from the Institute of Molecular Medicine at St James’s University Hospital, have agreed to speak about their current research and clinical developments.
The AS teams from Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will also be presenting about clinical developments, the progression of research and clinical trial findings.
Meanwhile to book onto the conference please complete the family booking form here or the professional booking form can be completed here. The conference, dinner, refreshments, activities and entertainment are all paid for by Alström Syndrome UK, you just pay for your accommodation and travel.
Accommodation in Birmingham
If you need accommodation; we have negotiated an early bird rate at the Holiday Inn, Snow Hill (next to the Birmingham Children’s Hospital) in Birmingham at £59.00 per room, per night (rooms sleep two adults and two children) but these rooms are limited so please contact the hotel directly on 0121 647 3999 quoting A1C Group Name: Alström Catherine Lewis by the 18th August 2017 so we can ensure you get the best rate (accommodation is paid for when you depart).
The Conference will be at the Aston Conference Centre www.conferenceaston.co.uk/guestinfo
If you are having any difficulties completing the booking form or if you would like the information in an alternative format such as Braille, please call or email me.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Tel: 07970 071675