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Join the OI Foundation at the one-day Uniting Unbreakable Spirits Regional Conference Program in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, November 17, 2018!

Online registration is now closed; however, onsite registration will be available (as capacity allows) at 8:15 am on November 17th. The meeting will be held on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles in the Covel Commons Building. The meeting will begin promptly at 9:00am and end with a reception at 4:15pm. 

Meeting Location
UCLA Covel Commons
200 De Neve Drive
Los Angeles, California 90095


Meeting Registration

The registration fee for meeting attendees is $35 and includes parking and access to sessions, lunch and a social reception. Registration for children 12 and under are free, but they must be registered.
 

New! PARKING
Parking is included in registration fees. Click here to view the map of the PSV parking garage


Agenda

8:15am – 9:00am                Check-In and Registration

8:45am – 12:00pm             Kids Room Open 

9:00am – 9:15am                Welcome and Opening Session
                                                Tracy Hart and Carolyn Tipton

9:15am – 9:45am                The Basics of OI
                                                Deborah Krakow, MD

9:45am– 10:15am              Managing OI: Orthopedic Treatments
                                                Richard Bowen, MD and Anthony Scaduto, MD

10:30am – 11:15am            Managing OI: Beyond the Bones
                                                Laura Tosi, MD 

11:15am – 12:00pm            Respiratory Health in OI 
                                                             
Sandy Sandhaus, MD, PhD 

12:00pm – 1:15pm             Lunch 

12:30pm –1:15pm              Special Lunchtime Discussion Sessions 
                                                Mild OI
                                                Young Adults
                                                Parents
                                                Recreation/Sports
                                                Spanish
 

1:15pm – 4:15pm               Kids Room Open 

1:30pm - 2:15pm                Managing Major Life Transitions
                                                            and Home Modifications
                                                Susan Wilson and Michael Stewart 

2:30pm – 3:15pm               Dental Concerns with OI
                                                Renna Hazboun Zahr, DMD

3:30pm – 4:15pm               Advocating for Yourself: A Discussion Panel
                                                OI Community Members

4:15pm – 5:00pm          Closing Remarks / Social Reception

 

 

LA Regional Physician Speakers

 

 

Kids Game Room
The kids game room will be open from 8:45am - 12pm and 1:15 to 4:15pm and will be supervised by Accents Childcare services and volunteers. 
 

 

For Spanish-Speaking Attendees
Headphones will be available to translate the meeting to Spanish. Additional material about this meeting will be available in Spanish in the coming weeks. See below for instructions in Spanish.

 

 


Nearby Hotels

Hotel Angeleno
170 N. Church Lane, Los Angeles CA 90049
hotelangeleno.com
(310) 476-6411
1.5 miles from meeting location

 

Royal Palace Westwood Hotel

1052 Tiverton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
royalpalacewestwood.com
(310) 208-6677
1.2 miles from meeting location


Azul Inn
10740 CA-2, Los Angeles, CA 90025
azulinnwestlosangeles.com
(310) 474-4576
3.5 miles from meeting location

 

We are thankful to the meeting chair, Dr. Deborah Krakow, Carolyn Tipton, the speakers, and the staff at UCLA for volunteering their time and expertise to make this meeting possible.

 

 

 

Participe en la Conferencia Regional de la Fundación de OI, Uniendo Espíritus Inquebrantables, en Los Angeles, California el sábado, 17 de noviembre de 2018.
 
La reunión de día completo se llevará a cabo en el Edificio Covel Commons de la Universidad de California, Los Angeles.  Comenzará puntualmente a las 8:30 a.m. y terminará con una recepción a las 5:00 p.m.
 
En Dónde
UCLA Covel Commons
Los Angeles, California 90095
200 De Neve Drive

 
Inscripción
La cuota de inscripción es $35 por participante e incluye acceso a las sesiones y almuerzo.  Niños y niñas de 12 años de edad y menores no pagan, pero necesitan inscribirse.  El último día para inscribirse en línea es el miércoles, 7 de noviembre, mientras haya espacios disponibles.


Servicios de Traducción para Hispanoparlantes
Ofreceremos audífonos para escuchar la traducción simultanea al español durante toda la reunión al español.  Proveeremos material adicional en español en semanas próximas.

 



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