Aug 24 2019

Houston Regional Conference

Regional Conferences Saturday, August 24, 2019
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location United Way Community Resource Center 50 Waugh Drive Houston, TX 77007
More info & registration

The Houston Regional Conference is a dynamic partnership between the Adult Congenital Heart Association, Texas Children’s Hospital, UT Physicians and Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. We invite patients, family members, friends and healthcare professionals to learn about specialized lifelong care for adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) and to connect with the ACHD community. You will have the opportunity to listen and learn from experts in adult congenital heart disease.

Please join us on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Registration begins at 8:00 and the program is from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration for patients, family members, and friends for this event is $25. We have extended the registration discount through Sunday, August 18 at midnight! If you register before then, you will receive a $5 discount to the conference. On-site registration is $50. 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                 

 

 

Agenda

Click here for the full agenda with speakers.                                 

 

Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) Membership

By registering for this conference, you automatically become a free member of ACHA. As a member, you will receive e-mail and/or postal mail from ACHA and can take advantage of all the resources and services that we offer. We're so glad to welcome you to our community!

 

Photo Release

ACHA will take digital photographs and videos at this event, which may be used for ACHA publications, social media, media releases, brochures and on ACHA's website. ACHA does not intend to use these images in any matter other than for the purpose stated above. By registering for the conference, you are granting permission for ACHA to use your image in this matter and you hereby waive the right to inspect versions of your image used for publication or the written copy used in connection with the images.

 

FAQs                               

Who Should Attend?

  • ACHD patients, family members, and friends
  • Healthcare professionals who would like to learn more about adult congenital heart disease

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

  • ACHA recommends that all attendees be over the age of 18. Anyone between the ages of 13 and 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Children under the age of 13 will not be admitted. 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

  • Coming from I-45: Take the Allen Parkway exit. Go west (away from town) on Allen Parkway to Waugh. Take a right on Waugh. Go over Memorial. Take the first left (Feagan). Go one block to Waugh.

  • Coming from I-59: Take the Shepherd exit. Follow Shepherd North until you reach Feagan. Turn right on to Feagan. UWGH on left before you reach Waugh.

  • Going East on Memorial: Going east on Memorial toward town from the Galleria area, take the Waugh Dr. North exit. Go over Memorial. Take the first left (Feagan). Go one block to Waugh.                                   

  • Going West on Memorial from Downtown: Take the Waugh Dr. North exit. Take the first left (Feagan).

  • Coming from I-10 West: Take the Yale exit and go right (south), following it all the way past Washington (Yale changes to Waugh there). UWGH is on the right at Feagan, just before you reach Memorial.             

  • Coming from I-10 East: Take the Yale exit. Turn left heading south. Follow Yale all the way past Washington (Yale changes to Waugh there). UWGH is on the right at Feagan, just before you reach Memorial.

Where can I stay if I am traveling from out of town?

  • A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area, 7611 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX  77024 at the rate of $89 plus tax/night for 8/22/2019– 8/25/2019. To make a reservation, call the Group Reservations Line toll free at 1-855-589-7936 and mention the group name: “Adult Congenital Heart Association group block” or click here to make a reservation online. Reservations must be made on or before August 12, 2019.

The United Way Community Resource Center is approximately 5 miles from the Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria Area via I-10

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? 

  • Please email Paula Miller at pmiller@achaheart.org.