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2018 Annual Meeting

CARRA 2018 Annual Meeting Schedule & Session Descriptions

Click here to view the 2018 Schedule

Click here to view the 2018 Session Descriptions

Meeting Registration

Meeting registration is now open! Please review the schedule and session descriptions before registering.

Click here for instructions on registering, and the link to registration.

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 19, 2018

Questions about registration? Contact CARRA Meetings & Membership Manager, Nicole Dahms, [email protected] or 414-918-9822.

Hotel, Transportation, Conference Meals

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, Colorado, USA, 80202
Tel: +1-303-436-1234

Hotel reservations are now open! Rooms are available at the group rate of $199.00 plus tax until Monday, March 19 or when the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Rooms fill up fast, be sure to reserve yours early! Note: A deposit of one night's stay (room plus tax) is required to hold your room reservation.

Reservations Deadline: Monday, March 19, 2018

View transportation and conference meal information here.

CARRA is grateful to the following organizations for their generous support of 2018 Scientific Meeting

Diamond Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

CARRA 2018 Annual Meeting Reimbursement Policy

CARRA members may be eligible for travel reimbursement to help cover the costs associated with attending the meeting. To be eligible for reimbursement, members must meet the following criteria:

  • Annual dues paid prior to April 1, 2018.
  • Membership renewal complete (this includes updating/verifying all membership record information) prior to April 1, 2018.
  • Member must stay at the conference hotel and book their rooms prior to March 19, 2018.
  • Member must be present for the full conference.
  • Meeting evaluation must be completed.
  • Copies of original receipts must be provided. Credit card statements are not acceptable (no exceptions).

CARRA Abstracts

Abstract submission is now open for the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and selected for either oral or poster presentation.

All recipients of CARRA-AF grants (small grants, large grants, and publications support grants) are required to submit an abstract and present a poster at the 2018 detailing results and/or current status of their project.

All abstracts will be published in an online supplement to Pediatric Rheumatology, which will be available in May of 2018. In order to facilitate the publication process, we require all abstracts to follow the publisher's abstract guidelines. The abstract guidelines and sample abstract are provided here:

Abstract Deadline: Abstract Submission closed January 22, 2018.

Questions on the CARRA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting? Contact CARRA Meetings & Membership Manager, Nicole Dahms, at [email protected] or 414-918-9822.