2019 International Vasculitis Symposium
July 19-21, 2019
3200 E. 81st Street, Bloomington, Minneapolis  55425

Join us for the 2019 International Vasculitis Symposium.  This 3-day conference, held every other  year, brings together people living with vasculitis, their families, vasculitis medical experts, and other healthcare professionals.  There will be general sessions for all attendees, special Q&A breakout sessions for smaller groups, and panel discussions.

All ages are welcome to attend the symposium. This year we are organizing some special groups by age and interest.
Pediatric Patients (17 and under) and Their Parents/Guardians
The Teenagers (13-17)
18-35 Years Old: Life + Vasculitis
Caregivers and Managing Families

Register Today! 
Early Bird Registration Fee: $215/person until March 31, 2019
Regular Registration Fee: $240/person April 1 – July 13, 2019
Click here to register online.

Scholarships:  A limited # of scholarships for registration and travel expenses are available.  Please email the VF office for an application.  The deadline for submitting an application is June 7, 2019.

Symposium Headquarters:
Hyatt-Regency (next to the Mall of America)
3200 E. 81st Street, Bloomington, Minnesota
Room rate:  Single/Double: $125 +taxes; Triple: $145 +taxes; Quad: $155 +taxes
Room block closes June 25, 2019 or as soon as block is filled
Reserve: Call 800.233.1234 or Click here to reserve online:  Group code:  G-VASC

Proposed Topics

Vasculitis 101 for the Newly Diagnosed Patient Vasculitis 201
Individual Disease Sessions Parents of Children with Vasculitis (under age of 20)
Bone Health Cardiology/Vascular Involvement
Caregivers and Family Dynamics CBD Oil Discussion
Dermatology/Skin Involvement Disability/Medicare Insurance
Ear/Nose/Throat Involvement Exercise – Making it Work
Eye Involvement Fertility and Pregnancy Issues
Genetics in Vasculitis Immunology
Journaling for Better Health Integrative Medicine in Vasculitis
Medications:  The Good, the Bad, What’s on the Horizon Mental Health/Wellness/Alternative and Integrative Medicine
Mindfulness and Meditation Neurological Involvement/Neuropathy Involvement
New Findings & Results from the 2019 Vasculitis & ANCA Workshop Nutrition’s Role in Disease Management
Pulmonary Involvement Remission:  Getting there, maintaining it
Renal Involvement Research Advances Funded by the Vasculitis Foundation
Stress Management and Relaxation Transition from Teen to College to Adults
Wound Care

The Hyatt-Regency is near many family-friendly activities! Plan to  attend the symposium and enjoy a family vacation!

Mall of America
1.1 mile away:  It’s a quintessential mall experience you will not find anywhere else. Discover one of the theme parks and various attractions, like Nickelodeon Universe, LEGO, and the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Enjoy Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy, “Minnesota’s home for laughs.”

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium 
1.5 mile away:  Home to thousands of aquatic creatures, Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium is located inside the Mall of America and is a must-see. The largest underground aquarium in the world invites you to get up close with a vast array of underwater creatures.

Science Museum of Minnesota
12.5 miles away:  The Science Museum of Minnesota offers a hands-on approach to science learning and entertainment. It features the Experiment Gallery, an Egyptian mummy, an authentic Mississippi River towboat, a convertible-dome Omnitheater and interactive exhibits for all ages!