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2003 HDSA National Convention


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2004 HDSA National Convention
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One place to get  your HDSA convention registration, make your room reservations, get driving directions, make airline reservations and see what other things there are to do in Houston.  Plus some general tips on convention, dress, etc.
18th Annual HDSA Convention
Empowering the Family through Knowledge
June 6-8, 2003
Inter-Continental Hotel
Houston, Texas
Cut off date for reservations is 
May 16th, 2003
HDSA Convention Registration
The 2003 HDSA National Convention will be held in Houston, Texas from June 6-8. 
Convention Hotel
Inter-Continental Houston
2222 West Loop South
Houston,   Texas  77459
In-house reservations at (866) 342-0831
E-mail: houston@interconti.com
Info on Hotel:  Inter-Continental~Houston
If you register on line Inter-Continental Reservations use CODE:  HXG03 for the convention rates.
Hotel rates are $112 for a single, double, triple and a quad. These rates apply three days before and after the Convention. Rates are subject to state and local taxes. Cut off date for room reservations is May 14.
NOTE:  There are only 14 handicapped accessible rooms and they are being booked fast!
Don't forget.....to help the Hunt-Dis 2003 Scholarship Fund - Help send deserving people to the 2004 HDSA National Convention in St. Louis!!  Please look over the items on the Index  page to see how you can help.
See top of page.....some pretty terrific sessions are planned for this years convention!  See below for the Program Highlights.
See Texas Huntington's Disease Support for the HDSA Affliate and Baylor College HDSA of Excellence
Yes, there is a pool this year! So start planning to arrive in Houston a day earlier, June 5th, for this special event! Besides the Pie-In-The-Face-Contest  there will also be a Split The Pot!! drawing to help raise funding for the 2004 Hunt-Dis Convention Scholarship Fund! 
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In Memory~Donation Pledge.  A Wall of Honor  will be set up at convention with your message attached.
Program Highlights 2003
The chair of this year's Convention Steering Committee is Mark Morris a member of HDSA's National Board of Trustees.

The Convention's Opening Session will start at 9:00 AM on Friday, June 6. The Family Services and Care Forum will take place that same morning and the Research Forum is scheduled for Saturday morning.

A Convention reception will be held Friday evening. The Generation 2000 Dinner, including the Awards Ceremony and Dance, will be on Saturday night.

Educational workshops and sharing sessions will take place on Friday and Saturday afternoons and on Sunday morning.

Special sessions and activities will be planned for members of the National Youth Alliance.

A program outline will be available before mid February, 2003.

Click here to View convention agenda
Convention Registration Rates
For Early Bird Registration
Postmarked by March 29, 2002
Individual $ 140
Family $110 per adult 19 and over

Family - $110 per adult and $75 per child
18 & younger
Full Registration
Postmarked between
March 29 and May 17 2002):
Individual $ 160
Family $130 per adult 19 and over
Family  - $130 per person and $75 per child 18 & younger

Late or On-site Registration
After May 17, 2002
Individual $ 200
Family $150 per adult 19 and over
Family  - $150 per adult and $75 per child 18 & younger

Friday or Saturday Only - Individual $ 80
which does not include Generation 2000 Gala Dinner

NOTE: Due dates will be revised, slightly, for 2003 schedules.  Check HDSA's