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Register now! Join the OI Foundation at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children for the Uniting Unbreakable Spirits Regional Conference in Wilmington, Delaware on October 25 and 26, 2019! The meeting will be held at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. A variety of physician speakers will cover information related to understanding and living well with OI. Also, there will be opportunities to meet other members of the OI community, including a Friday evening Halloween Social, lunch-time networking sessions, and the closing reception. More information will published here as it becomes available. 

Meeting Location
The Auditorium at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road

Wilmington, DE 19803

Hotel Accomodations
The OIF has reserved a block of rooms at the Wilmington Doubletree Hotel at 4727 Concord Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19803. This hotel is approximately 3 miles from Nemours Hospital. King rooms are offered at $129 per night and Double Queen rooms are for $139 per night, with a limited number of accessible rooms reserved as well. 

Friday Halloween Social 
This Friday evening get-together at Wilmington Doubletree Hotel the is a great way to reconnect with friends, make some new ones, and get acquainted with members of the Nemours OI Team and the OI Foundation before the educational sessions the following day. Join us for refreshments, snacks, music, and family-friendly activities! Costumes are encouraged! 

Educational Session Agenda and Speaker List
The agenda and speaker list are still being finalized. Educational Sessions on Saturday will include Basics of OI, Orthopaedic Options, Advancement in Spine Care, Alternative Pain Management Solutions, Transition of Care, and more!

Medical Consultations
Registered attendees will have the opportunity to sign up for a limited number of early-bird medical consultations on October 26th, before the start of the educational sessions. More information on this, including a list of phyicisians, their specialities, and their availability, will be released at a later date. 

The registration fee for attendees is $35 and includes access to all educational sessions, the Halloween Social and the opportunity for medical consultations. Registration for children 12 and under are free, but they must be registered. Online Registration closes on Wednesday, October 23, with walk-ins accepted on a limited basis afterwards. 

Contact Michael Stewart, the OIF Regional Program Services Manager, at

Register now!


We are thankful to the meeting chairs, Dr. Richard Kruse, Dr. Jeanne Franzone, and the staff at Nemours for their generous support and expertise in making this meeting possible.


4727 Concord Pike

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