Conference 2018 Planning Well Underway

Categories: Nevus Conference

Plan to be in Schaumburg, IL, July 4-7, 2018 for the 11th biennial Nevus Outreach International Conference and Reunion! The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Schaumburg and will be a full 3 ½ days of educational sessions, connecting time and fun!

Early-bird registration for the conference begins February 1. Watch the website and Facebook Page and Group for more the link to registration.

You can make your hotel reservations by clicking here.

Besides the schedule below, there will be consultations with experts available throughout the conference, daycare for 5 and under, and Total Body Photography. We have special sessions for conference veterans and a family mentor program available to help first-timers feel welcome. We’ll have a 20th Anniversary Celebration and a special founders’ recognition.

There will be something for everyone at Conference 2018!
We hope to see you there!

Kathy Finn Wright, CEO
Dana Patterson Free, Conference Planner
Valeska Barr, Volunteer Coordinator

Here is a brief overview of the schedule:

Wednesday, July 4
Welcome Reception
Adults with Nevus Happy Hour
Fireworks! (Offsite, details to follow) (optional)

Thursday, July 5
Opening Session
Living with a Nevus
Kid/Teen activities: Mastermind/Firezone
Nevus 101
Conference Veteran discussion
Group sessions (moms, dads, grandparents, kids w/nevus, siblings)
Mastermind (adults w/nevus)
Yoga (optional)
Pizza/Pool Party
Memorial Service

Friday, July 6
Sports and a nevus
Neurology and a Nevus
Group Photo
Kid/Teen Activities: Soccer/Sports Center
Surgical Removal
Adults with Nevus Panel
Adults with Nevus Speed Chat
Yoga (optional)
Dinner and Talent Show

Saturday, July 7
Guided meditation (optional)
Research Findings
Living with a Nevus part 2
Kid/Teen Activities: TBD
Ask the Experts Panel
Young Leaders discussion
Yoga (optional)

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