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Thursday, May 3
|9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||SPARTAN Trainee Symposium|
|3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||“CLASSIC” Investigator Meeting|
|5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.||Welcome Reception + Poster Session|
|7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.||SPARTAN Sponsor Forum|
Friday May 4, 2018
|8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.||Welcome|
|8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||Scientific Session 1: “Current treatment of axial SpA”|
|10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Scientific Session 2: “Unmet needs” including Breakout Sessions|
|1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.||Scientific Session 3: “Mechanism of pathological bone formation in AS”|
|3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.||Abstract Oral Presentations|
|4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.||Keynote address|
|7:00 p.m. – 10:00 pm||Annual Reception the Museum of Science|
Saturday May 5, 2018
|8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||SPARTAN Business and Project Updates|
|8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.||Scientific Session 4: “New approaches in clinical research”|
|10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Scientific Session 5: “Drug development in axial SpA”|
|12:30 p.m.||Meeting adjourns|
SPARTAN will reimburse ALL members in good standing, for lodging Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 at the Hotel Marlowe. (Wednesday night will also be covered ONLY for trainees and faculty participating in the Trainee Symposium on Thursday.)
SPARTAN FULL MEMBERS
SPARTAN will reimburse up to $500 for domestic coach-class tickets and $800 for international coach-class tickets (Canada and Mexico).
SPARTAN ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
SPARTAN will reimburse up to $400 for domestic coach-class tickets and $700 for international coach-class tickets (Canada and Mexico).
SPARTAN will reimburse up to $500 for domestic or international coach-class tickets and up to $100 for ground transportation and parking expenses.
SPARTAN will reimburse members for airfare and hotel as detailed above only. All incidentals, meals not provided at the Annual Meeting, ground transportation (except for trainees), baggage fees are the members’ responsibility. To qualify for reimbursement, attendance at all sessions of the SPARTAN Annual Meeting is required. Please remember to ‘sign-in’ and ‘sign-out’ on attendance sheets available at the entrance of the meeting hall at the start and the end of the day.
We will return to the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Reservations must be made by April 3 to assure availability in our room block.
To make your hotel reservations:
Call 1-800-KIMPTON (using reference SPARTAN)
Reserve your room online using this link. Click on “change search” to select your desired dates.
Members will be reimbursed $255 per night plus tax for Thursday and Friday nights. If you are participating in the Trainee Symposium on Thursday and need accommodation Wednesday, May 3, you will be reimbursed $289 plus tax for the extra night.
SPONSORS AND CORPORATE MEMBERS
Sponsors, corporate members, and industry participants details here.