Seattle, Washington--March 20-22, 2009
The National Ataxia Foundation Board of Directors and the National Ataxia Foundation Seattle Area Support Group along with the British Columbia Ataxia Society would like to invite you to the 52nd Annual Membership Meeting.
This is the first internationally co-hosted annual meeting. NAF commends the British Columbia Ataxia Society and the Seattle Area Ataxia Support Group for their coordinated efforts in planning this conference. Please join us at the Doubletree Airport Hotel in Seattle, WA, the heart of the Pacific Northwest, to learn, share, network, have fun, and enjoy the sites.
The 2009 NAF Annual Membership Meeting will continue to focus on bringing together NAF members and their families to meet and learn from world leading ataxia researchers and neurologists but also to build new friendships and reunite with old friends. Whether this is your first meeting or your 52nd, the 2009 Annual Membership Meeting will be filled with education, celebration, sharing, and caring!
The Annual Meeting Registration Form can be found in this issue of Generations and on our Web site in January 2009. You may also view the latest information available about the Annual Membership Meeting on our Web site at www.ataxia.org. The Annual Membership Meeting Program you receive at the conference will be the most updated conference schedule. Please use your Meeting Program for room assignments and times. Due to unforeseen circumstances the meeting schedule may change. We apologize in advance if that is the case. Changes will be posted in the Registration room and announced at the meeting. For that reason we encourage attendees to plan to attend the entire meeting to ensure that you will not miss a presentation.
Thursday, March 19
Ride Ataxia III Arrival--2:O0 p.m. Please join us in welcoming the riders participating in Ride Ataxia III. Ride Ataxia has been instrumental in raising ataxia awareness and funds for FRDA research. Visit rideataxia.blogspot.com for the latest Ride Ataxia III information.
Leadership Meeting--3:30-6:00 p. m. (new time) This meeting is designed to provide information and support to National Ataxia Foundation's Chapter Presidents, Support Group Leaders and Ambassadors. The meeting is a valuable resource for volunteers who serve in these appreciated positions. If you are a leader who is unable to attend the meeting, please indicate one representative …