13th International Adult and Family Conference

June 29 – July 1, 2018
Sheraton Milwaukee
Brookfield Hotel
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Conference Highlights

  •  Meet and Greet Reception  -Light appetizers and meet fellow conference attendees
  •  Lectures on a wide variety of topics for both Adult/Pediatric sufferers & caregivers
  •  Lunch with the Professionals
  •  Speed Date with a Doctor
  •  Children’s Play room*:
    – CVS Kids and Siblings
    – Fun Time and More

Conference Rates As Follows:

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
January 2017 – Feb 28, 2018
Members
$125 Individual/$175 Couple/$225 Family
Non-Members
$200 Individuals/$250 Couple/$300 Family

March 1, 2018 – MAY 15, 2018
Members
$175 individual/$225 Couple/$275 Family
Non-Members
$250 Individual/$300 Couple/$350 Family
Please note: Rates will increase by $50.00 for any registrations after May 15th.
SAVE – Join CVSA and receive 1 Year Membership Benefits
A “Family “consists of  Parents and Minor Children

 

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AGENDA

*Subject to change
Friday, June 29th
1:00 pm Registration Opens
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Introductions
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Featured Speakers
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Q&A with Speakers
4:30 pm – 6:00 PM Meditations
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meet and Greet Reception & Registration for Date with a Doctor
Saturday, June 30th
8:30 am Registration for Date with the Doctor
9:00 am – 10:30 am Featured Speakers
10:45 am – 11:45 am Q & A With Speakers
11:45 am – 1:00 pm Lunch with Professionals
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Featured Speakers
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm Speed Date with a Doctor
(Children’s Play Room available 9:00 am – 5:00 pm)*
6:00 pm Buffet Dinner /ComedySportz
Sunday, July 1st
8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am Stories of Hope
10:00 am – 11:30 am Town Hall/CVSA Initiatives

FEATURED SPEAKERS & PARTICIPANTS

Julie Banda, APNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-GI
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Richard Boles, M.D.
Medical Geneticist
Medical geneticist in private practice, Pasadena, CA
Praveen Goday, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Katja Kovacic, M.D.
Assistant Professor Peds – GI, Medical College of Wisconsin,
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
David J. Levinthal, M.D.
PhD Assistant Professor, Director,
Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
B U.K. Li, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics,
Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Sally Tarbell, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Neurointestinal & Motility Program, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago,
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Thangam Venkatesan, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine – GI;
Director, Cyclic Vomiting Program for Adults, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
STORIES OF HOPE
Michael Williams (CVS’er) and Jenny Johnson (Mom of CVS’er)

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HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Please join us for an informative and enjoyable weekend at the
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel located just18 Miles from General Mitchell International Airport and 12 Miles from downtown Milwaukee.
A special rate of $99.00 per night plus tax has been reserved.
To make reservations, call the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield at
(800) 325-3535 and MENTION the CVSA room block
to receive the discounted group rate.
TRANSPORTATION
The Hotel provides a free shuttle from the Airport. Upon landing call the Hotel
(1-262-364-1100) and the Hotel Shuttle will pick you up. At the baggage pickup
area there is also a phone for the Sheraton Shuttle that you may use; however, if you do not call upon landing you will have to wait longer for the shuttle.
EXTEND YOUR STAY
CVSA special hotel rates are available two days prior to and/or post conference.
2018 Conference Planning Committee
Deborah Conklyn, Co-Chair
Jennifer Dhuse, Co-Chair
For more information, please contact us:
Phone: 414-342-7880
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