Jenn Pino, National Events Coordinator Canadian PKU & Allied Disorders Inc.
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Saturday, April 1st, 9 am to 5 pm
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Child and Family Research Institute
950 West 28th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4
Pay parking throughout BC Children’s Hospital or on West 28th Avenue
A group rate has been secured at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel (7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond). A Traditional Queen room can be booked for $165 per night (plus taxes). Upgrades available: Club Floor King (+$50) with access to the Sheraton Club Lounge.
Reservations can be made by calling
1-800-663-0299 and asking for “In-house Reservations”. To receive the special rate, please mention “Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders”. Alternatively, a reservation can also be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Room rate includes complimentary overnight parking, fitness club/pool access and wireless internet. Book early as the rate is subject to availability.
The agenda is subject to change at anytime;
speakers and topics listed are confirmed at time of publication; & there is no discount for attending only part of the event.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Chan Auditorium
Join us at our 2017 event in Vancouver for a day of engaging speakers and discussions featuring:
CanPKU’s president with updates on CanPKU, Kuvan, and the Disability Tax Credit
A CanPKU Director and a PKU adult in his 50’s who will discuss his journey with PKU
The Register Coordinator for the National PKU Alliance’s PKU Patient Registry project
A CanPKU Director and new mother who will discuss pregnancy and PKU
A PKU parent who will discuss her experiences with the Disability Tax Credit
Ida Ngueng-Feze Esq.
Academic Associate at the Centre of Genomics and Policy (CGP) at McGill University who will discuss the need for federal and provincial laws to ban genetic discrimination in insurance and other activities
Associates from the BDCS Clinic at BC Children’s Hospital who will moderate "Living with PKU: Hot Topics!" - An interactive discussion with adults, children and parents living with PKU
As usual we will provide on-site childcare at no additional charge for registered children 12 and under, have several metabolic vendors present with samples, and we will provide PKU-friendly snacks and lunch.
Travel Scholarships are available to assist families in attending our event. The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 12, 2017. Please click here for more information!Register Now!
The Education and Networking Event, including meals, childcare, access to vendors and presentations, requires a nominal fee to confirm participation and defray the costs of hosting the event. If you wish to receive the CanPKU Member discount, please sign up for a membership by clicking here, and take note of your confirmation code. An annual membership fee is only $20 so this does indeed save you money!
CanPKU Member: $15, plus $10 per additional guest
Non Member: $50, plus $10 per additional guest.
REGISTER NOW as SPACE IS LIMITED
THANK YOU AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN VANCOUVER!