ABOUT THE CONVENTION
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America's four - day Annual National Convention is designed to address the multi-factorial aspects of Sickle Cell Disease. Set to offer an array of excitng activities, the event is designed to educate and motivate the entire communtiy through the offering of new innovative symposioums, training seminars and interactive panel discussions. It has provided effective direction in positioning sickle cell disease and its related problems as a major public health care concern and a global problem.
By popular demand the conference will bring back its signature events with a few new suprises. These activities include: The Annual Unity Soiree, Exhibitor Expo, Patient Empowerment Luncheon, professional training for select groups and students, and the much anticipated Lonzie Lee Jones Symposium. Click here to visit the official 45th Annual National Convention webpage for more information!
Since 1971, SCDAA has served as the only voluntary national organization working full-time to resolve issues surrounding sickle cell disease. SCDAA is comprised of over 45 community based organizations and 26 affiliate members serving patients and their families in over 300 communities in the United States.
Professional and General Registration includes access to all sessions and the Unity Soiree.
Discounted registration for individuals with sickle cell disease, their immediate families and students is available and includes all sessions, but excludes the Unity Soiree,
*** Purchase of Individual with SCD or 1-Day Ticket does not include Gala entrance. Gala Ticket must be purchased separately.
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel (165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303)
Access the Sheraton Atlanta website, learn more about the 45th Annual National Convention on Sickle Cell Disease, book, modify, or cancel a reservation from March 8, 2017-October 28, 2017 by clicking here.
The deadline for cancellations and refunds is October 2, 2017. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THIS DATE. If you are unable to attend the conference and did not cancel your registration prior to this date, you remain responsible for payment of conference registration fees. You may send a substitute whose name must be submitted in writing to SCDAA by October 6, 2017