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So that we know how many people to plan for lunch and To register for the Annual State Conference, send an email to Char Rybarczyk at
Please send Char the names of those attending AND a phone number should we need to get back to you. This is a free conference for those that pre-register. Those who register at the door will be charged $10.00 per person.
2014 HDSA Illinois State Conference March 22, 2014 ~ 8:00am - 3:30pm
Converging Paths in Treating Huntington’s Disease
Join us for an exciting day!
Keynote presentation: Dr. Marian M. DiFiglia, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School:
“Converging Paths in Treating Huntington’s Disease”
Dr. Kathleen Shannon, MD, is director of the HDSA Center of Excellence at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She will present her annual international update on research in progress. Chapter member Ted Ross will talk on the challenge of volunteering for clinical trials; a screening of the documentary film, “Do You Really Want to Know?” will be shown; there will be breakout sessions on estate planning; the Affordable Care Act and HD; factors in deciding whether to take the predictive genetic test; housing options and HD; mindfulness for caregivers; increasing advocacy via social media; and more!
To see the complete program of the day's events, click here
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Allgauer’s Hilton Hotel
2855 Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook, Illinois 60062
Directions to the Hilton-Northbrook Chicago
From Downtown Chicago:
90/94 West to O'Hare/Rockford, I-294 North/Milwaukee, WI; Exit at Willow Road. West on Willow Road to Milwaukee, South on Milwaukee 1/2 mile. Hilton Hotel is on left
.From the West:
90 East to I-294 North, exit at Willow Road. West on Willow Road to Milwaukee Avenue, South on Milwaukee, 1/2 mile, Hotel is on left.
From the North:
94 East to I-294 South, exit at Willow Road, West on Willow Road to Milwaukee Avenue, South on Milwaukee, 1/2 mile, Hotel is on left
.From the South:
I-294 North, exit at Willow Road, West on Willow Road to Milwaukee Avenue, South on Milwaukee 1/2 mile. Hotel is on left
.The hotel is located at the intersection of Milwaukee Avenue (Route 21) and Winkelman Road. It is south of Willow Road, north of Lake Avenue, and just west of the Tri-State Tollway. (I-294). If you have questions, please contact conference chair Daniel Born at (773) 896-4327, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org