VCFSEF Pre-Registration Form

7th Annual Conference
Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Educational
Hilton Hotel in Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach
Deerfield Beach, Florida
July 20-22, 2001

Preliminary Program Notes

The 7th Annual conference will be held in Deerfield Beach, FL, at the Hilton Deerfield Beach / Boca Raton, 100 Fairway Drive, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 — a WONDERFUL facility, close to the ocean and beach, golf (6 championship courses nearby), and great shopping at the famous Mizner Park in Boca Raton.  Close to both Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach international airports, we have negotiated a daily rate of $75 per room (not per person).

Your investment to attend the conference is as follows:

Single preregistration, member
Family preregistration, 2 members (please list names below)
Single preregistration, nonmember:
Family preregistration, 2 nonmembers (please list names below)
Family preregistration, 3 or more members (please list names below)
Family preregistration, 3 or more nonmembers (please list names below)
Student member preregistration:
Student nonmember preregistration:
Optional Friday Night Welcome Dinner:
$ 50 U.S.
$ 70 U.S.
$ 60 U.S.
$ 90 U.S.
$ 80 U.S.
$100 U.S.
$ 40 U.S.
$ 50 U.S.
$ 30 U.S.

The following forms are available here:

You may also contact the foundation and we will mail or fax you a copy.

Many details of the program are forthcoming, but we *can* tell you this:

  • The extremely popular Speech AND Leg Pain clinics will return.
  • Dr. John Walkup of Johns Hopkins is returning to discuss the issue of self-esteem in children with VCFS.
  • Guest speakers Antonio Baldini and Elizabeth Lindsay of Baylor Medical College in Houston, two of the major researchers in unraveling the mysteries of the genetics of VCFS will present.
  • We will be adding many new features to this year’s meeting.
  • Audio tapes will be available after each conference session and as a set at the conclusion (

TO MAKE RESERVATIONS:  Call 1-800-0624-3606 or 1-800-HILTONS and identify yourself(ves) as attending the VCFS Educational Foundation meeting. The CUT-OFF to make reservations at this outstanding price, is JUNE 19, 2001.

A nice bonus, for any of you who might be wanting to arrive earlier or stay later than the conference dates, $75.00 rate on these rooms is good for 3 days prior and 3 days after the conference ( Mon, July 16 – Tue, July 24 ) so. . . you don’t even have to rush away.

ORLAND DISNEY WORLD. . . is only 3 hours away by car, or 4-1/2 hours by AMTRAK. Deerfield Beach Station is very near the hotel; limited seats are available at reduced fares Via AMTRAK.  Reservations should be made ASAP. One-way tickets are $31 – $60 depending on availability (round trip is exactly double). Call Amtrak for reservations 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit website .

So, come to the beautiful beach resort of Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton and learn the latest developments in clinical care and research, while sharing sun and fun with friends from all over the world who share your common interest in VCFS.