2013 Advances in IBD: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's Clinical and Research Conference

Dec. 12–14, 2013
Hollywood, FL

This conference is endorsed by the AGA Institute

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Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Clinical & Research Conference is an accredited three-day educational conference specifically designed to meet the educational needs of all health care professionals who treat and manage patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. The conference features a multi-track format for clinicians and researchers and offers expanded sessions for allied health professionals and pediatric gastroenterologists. All tracks are comprised of the foremost bench to bedside leaders from across the country.

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Learning Objectives

Conference Chairs

Richard P. MacDermott, MD, MACG, FACP, AGAF
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG, AGAF
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Registration Fees

  By Oct 17 By Dec 5 After Dec 5
*Physicians $424 $524 $649
PhD and PharmD $324 $424 $524
NP/PA $200 $200 $200
Nurses/Residents/Students $175 $175 $175
Industry $700 $700 $700

*$50 discount for a group of four (4) or more physicians. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.

Cancellation Policy

Written notice of cancellation must be received at meetings@imedex.com no later than December 5, 2013. The amount of registration fees remitted, minus a $75 administrative charge, will be refunded after the conference. Substitutions are accepted with written notification. No refunds will be made if notice is received after December 5, 2013.

Imedex does not accept responsibility for covering travel, accommodation or any other costs incurred by registrants in the rare event that this meeting should be canceled for any reason. Every effort will be made to give reasonable notice in the event of cancellation. The event agenda is subject to change without notice.


The Westin Diplomat
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
Tel: +1-888-627-9057 or +1-954-602-6000
Fax: +1-954-602-7000

Discounted Room Rate: $269 single/double, plus 11% tax

A room block with a limited number of rooms has been reserved at the discounted room rate. This limited number of discounted rooms will be available until November 12, 2013 or after the room block has been filled (whichever comes first). This discounted rate is not guaranteed outside the conference dates. Reservations received after November 12, 2013 or after the room block has been filled, are subject to availability and prevailing hotel rates.

To reserve your accommodations, call The Westin Diplomat reservations department using the contact information above. To receive the group rate, callers must identify themselves as being with the Advances in IBD 2013 group. Reservation requests received after November 12, 2013 may not be guaranteed the group rate.


If you are bringing a group of 5 or more people, you must go through Imedex for housing. Please contact Teresa Lovich , Manager, Exhibits & Project Management at t.lovich@imedex.com or +1-972-231 5541.

CME Information

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

It is the policy of UAMS to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all sponsored or jointly sponsored educational activities. All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity directores, planning committee members, staff, teachers or authors of CME) must disclose all relevant fiancial relationships theey have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship.

Financial relationships of the individual's spouse or parnter must also be disclosed, if the nature of the realationship could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME. The ACCME describe relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest. Individuals who refuse to disclose will be disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation or evaluation of the CME activity.


This educational activity will be submitted to the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc, for approval. The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc, is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Additional Information

For additional conference information contact Imedex:
11675 Rainwater Drive, Ste. 600
Tel: +1-770-751-7332
Fax: +1-770-751-7334
Email: meetings@imedex.com

For registration inquiries:
Tel: +1-800-233-0957
Fax: +1-770-751-7334
Email: registration@imedex.com

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