CARRA Annual Meeting 2017 Texas ImageThe 2017 CARRA Annual Meeting will be held from May 15-17, 2017 (Monday-Wednesday) at the new Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas. Pre-conference meetings and courses (including Early Investigators, Fellows, Research Coordinators, Introductory Ultrasound Course, CARRA Registry Meetings for Investigators & Coordinators) will be held during the day on Monday May 15 and the main CARRA meeting will start at 6:00 PM that evening. The CARRA conference will end by 5pm on Wednesday, May 17. As a reminder, the ACR’s Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium (PRSYM) Meeting starts at 5:30 on Wednesday, May 17 at the same hotel.

The 2017 Annual Meeting is being held from May 15-17, 2017 at the newly opened Marriott Marquis, Houston. The ACR’s Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium (PRSYM) meeting will be held directly following CARRA (May 17-20) in the same hotel.

CARRA Annual Meeting Program

The CARRA Annual Meeting Program is available here.

Preliminary Schedule

The Preliminary Schedule is now available here.

Session Descriptions

Click here to view descriptions of the sessions being presented during the 2017 CARRA Annual Meeting. Be sure to review these descriptions before accessing the registration form. When registering for the meeting, you will need to select the sessions that you wish to participate in.

If you wish to make any changes to the sessions that you have selected, please contact Director of Administration, Brian Mondragon Jones ([email protected]).

Registration Is Closed

Registration for the CARRA Annual Meeting is now closed. Thank you to everyone who has registered for the Annual Meeting. We look forward to greeting you in Houston!
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If you have any questions about your registration please contact the CARRA Business Office at [email protected] or by phone (414) 918-9822.

CARRA’s 2017 Travel Reimbursement Policy

CARRA members may be eligible for travel reimbursement to help cover the costs associated with attending the meeting. More information about the reimbursement process will be provided prior to the Annual Meeting.

Requirements for Members to be reimbursed:

  • Annual dues paid prior to May 1.
  • Membership renewal complete (this includes updating/verifying all membership record information) prior to May 1.
  • Member must be present for the full conference (6 PM Monday May 15 through 5 PM Wednesday May 17).
  • Meeting evaluation completed.
  • Copies of original receipts must be provided. Credit card statements are not acceptable.

For details on what travel related expense are covered, please review the full Travel Reimbursement Policy.

Airport Options

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

Travel Distance: Approximately 20 miles

  • SuperShuttle; fee: $25 (one way); on request
  • Bus service; fee: $50 (one way)
  • Taxi; fee: approximately $50 (one way)
  • Uber is available

William P Hobby Airport (HOU)

Travel Distance: Approximately 10 miles

  • SuperShuttle; fee: $20 (one way); on request
  • Bus service; fee: $50 (one way)
  • Taxi; fee: approximately $35 (one way)
  • Uber is available

CARRA is grateful to the following organizations for their generous support of 2017 Scientific Meeting

Diamond Sponsor

Gold Sponsors