2019 MS Patient Conference

Holiday Inn Tanglewood

4468 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018

August 1-4, 2019

Holiday Inn Tanglewood will hold block of MSAV rooms until Wednesday, July 10th.

 

Hotel Conference Rates:
Thurs-Sat: $69 plus taxes
Sun: $59 plus taxes

Conference Hotel Rate for MS Patients will be subsidized by the MSAV to bring your total cost, based on double occupancy at checkout to:

2 nights: $50 per person
3 nights: $75 per person
4 nights: $100 per person

You will be quoted the Hotel Conference rate when you call the local Holiday Inn number: (540) 774-4400 (Reference MSAV MS Summer Patient Conference when you call.)

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR MAJOR ACTIVITIES:

Experience some of these things throughout the weekend:

  • Tryouts, then rehearsals for talent show to be presented Sunday afternoon
  • Check in, information desk and onsite office
  • Kids Program Friday and Saturday
  • Game room, Movie Room, Exhibits, Swimming Pool, Hospitality Room
  • Cinderella’s Closet, Hair & Makeup Appointments 
  • Mini Fashion Shows

Thursday, August 1  “Sweatpants and Chill Night”

  • Registration and Early Check In opens at 3pm
  • Hospitality Room opens – get to know others with MS
  • Round Tables and Discussion Groups 

Friday, August 2     9am start  “Country Western Night”

  • Opening Ceremony at 10am
  • Alban Gaultier, MS Research Scientist UVA
  • Educational Genzyme Dinner with Guest Speaker Dr. Mark Janicki (Lemtrada) at 6pm
  • Round Tables and Discussion Groups, Five Wishes, Resources for Serious Illness, 
  • Aquatics
  • Movie Room 

Saturday, August 3     9am start  “Cinderella’s Ball Night”

  • Educational Biogen Breakfast Program
  • Educational Genentech Lunch with Dr. Jill Cramer
  • Dr. Ruiz, HCT Hematologist, Stem Cell Therapy Program
  • Educational Biogen Dinner with Dr. Steven Bromley
  • Meet the Doctors
  • Round Tables and Discussion Groups
  • Fashion Parade
  • Aquatics
  • Movie Room 
  • Music & Dancing

Sunday, August 4     9am start  “Kick Back and Luau”

  • Educational Biogen Brunch with Dr. Steven Bromley
  • MS Musical Presentation at 2pm
  • Round Tables and Discussion Groups
  • Aquatics
  • Movie Room 
  • Luau by the Pool              

MEAL RESERVATION INFORMATION:   

THURSDAY  (Independent Program being offered by EMD Serono before Conference)  

6:30pm:  Dinner Program with Guest Speaker Dr. Jill Cramer EMD Serono Independent Program Registration Link or call 1-877-969-1722

FRIDAY  

6:00pm:  Educational Dinner Program with Guest Speaker Dr. Mark Janicki  Lemtrada Preregistration Link or Call 1-877-895-1136

SATURDAY 

8:30:  Educational Breakfast Program   Biogen Breakfast Preregistration Link or Call 1-866-955-9999

Noon:  Educational Lunch Program with Guest Speaker Dr. Jill Cramer Ocrevus Preregistration Link or Call 1-844-627-3887

5:00pm:  Educational Dinner Program with Guest Speaker Dr. Steven Bromley Biogen Dinner Preregistration Link or Call 1-866-955-9999  

SUNDAY  

10:00am: Educational Brunch with Guest Speaker Dr. Steven Bromley Biogen Brunch Preregistration Link or Call 1-866-955-9999   

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PAYMENT INFORMATION:

Conference Participation Cost:

Adults 18 and older:  $10
Children 17 and younger: $5

To Pay: 

Adults 18 and Older10.00 USDMS Annual Conference Adult Registration Ticket
Child 17 and Younger5.00 USDMS Annual Conference Child Registration Ticket
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.

OR Mail a Check to the MS Alliance of Virginia, 3959 Electric Rd Suite 365, Roanoke, VA 24018

LIMITED SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE.  CONTACT THE MS ALLIANCE OF VIRGINIA AT (540) 404-2243,