RSS, SGA and TEMPLE CONVENTION INFORMATION

 

 

 

Join us for a one of a kind educational experience for parents of children, as well as affected adults, living with an endocrine disorder.  World renowned speakers from across the globe will present on physical health, mental health, insurance, genetics, education issues, and so much more!

 

Unfortunately at this time there are no more chart reviews available

 

Dr. Harbison is a pediatric endocrinologist at Mt. Sinai in New York City who has treated or consulted on more than 700 RSS/SGA patient and we know that many of you rely upon her annual guidance in the care of your child.  Dr. “H” is not able to offer free in-person visits this year. However, she has once again offered to volunteer her time for “chart reviews” of children whose families are registered for either the in-person convention or for those who may be unable to attend in person, you may also choose to register to watch any/all of the 16 RSS/SGA/Temple taped presentations from the 2021 Virtual Convention [the 2022 presentations will not be recorded or available for streaming]. Please see below for details on the in-person MAGIC convention as well as the 2021 presentation topics.

 

What is a “chart review”? Jennifer Salem will meet privately with Dr. H and other observing international specialists including Dr. Irène Netchine from France to present a custom created set of data on your child including your top 2-3 questions for Dr. H. You will then receive back a comprehensive written report with Dr. H’s  answers to your top 2-3 questions and other recommendations to help keep your child as healthy as possible. Due to time and logistic constraints, no virtual meeting will take place but you will receive a very detailed and comprehensive report.  

 

When you register below by division, please choose either IN PERSON, if you are attending in person, OR choose ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION if you plan to watch the 2021 presentations and will not be coming to Chicago.  These options are under Thursday of the registration form under the dropdown menu.  Once you are registered, Jennifer will contact you to find out if you would like to have a chart review (first come first serve based on registration date). Chart reviews are provided at no additional cost but donations to the RSS/SGA R&E Fund are always accepted and can be made here:  https://www.magicfoundation.org/Give/

 

 

Register today!

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Are you wondering what will be presented in each segment?
Click here for a complete description of each segment and information for each presenter.

 

Interested in attending but can't afford to? Scholarships are available!
CLICK HERE FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 

Interested in participating in our Exhibit Hall?
CLICK HERE FOR EXHIBIT AND SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

 

COVID Policy

 

Schedule of Events

 

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Friday, July 15, 2022

Saturday, July 16, 2022

10:00 am
Registration Desk Opens

 

8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Childcare & Youth Services Open

 

9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Educational Segments

 

10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Complimentary Dental Screenings
with Dr. Kirt Simmons

 

9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Educational Segments

 

 

1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open

 

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch on your own

 

 
 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Childcare & Youth Services Open

 

 
 

2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Educational Segments

 

 
 

5:30 pm
Going for Gold Family Dance Party

 

 

Event Details

Dates

Thursday, July 14, 2022 - Saturday, July 16, 2022
 

Location

The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
70 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 719-8000
 

Convention Registration Fee

$175 - This fee includes immediate family only
Additional adults are $25 each (grandparents, aunts/uncles, friends, etc.)
Your registration fee includes a one year membership to MAGIC
 

Hotel Information

The Westin Yorktown Lombard is offering a special group rate of $112 ($124.32 with tax) per night.  Deadline to book your hotel reservation is Monday, June 20, 2022.  Here is the reservation link to use when making your hotel reservations:
https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1648650194259&key=GRP&app=resvlink

 

Ground Transportation

Free shuttle service is provided by Windy City Limo to the Westin Lombard from O’Hare Airport only!
Shuttle buses will have a MAGIC sign in the window and will pick up at the following O’Hare locations:
Terminal 1, Door 1G
Terminal 2, Door 2E
Terminal 3, Door 3G
Int’l Terminal, Door 5E.
Pick up will be in the middle aisle when you exit the doors from baggage claim.

The shuttle schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - O’Hare Airport to the Westin - 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm and 7 pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022 - Westin to O’Hare Airport - 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm

If  you are unable to find the shuttle, you can contact Windy City at 866-949-4639. You may choose to arrive at Midway Airport but there is no free transportation available and a taxi will cost approximately $40.

 

Dental Screening (Thursday)

Dr. Kirt Simmons will be available from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm for complimentary dental screenings. Appointments are mandatory and will last approximately 15 minutes. Due to the high demand if you have been seen in the past, please consider allowing another family that has not had a screening this opportunity. Unless your child is having dental issues, we recommend you wait until about the age of 4 to schedule a screening. Appointments are made on a first come, first serve basis. You will be notified by email regarding your appointment status. See registration form to make an appointment.  
Masks are mandatory for all family members who are attending the consult and the patient's temperature will be taken prior.

 

Childcare Program/Kid's Camp (Friday)

Corporate Kids Events, Inc. will provide a childcare program/kid's camp on Friday, onsite at the Westin, for ages 0-17. They are designing a creative and custom schedule of activities which will be published to allow parents to feel comfortable with Corporate Kids Events.  The schedule of activities will be posted in this area soon.  The theme is Wacky Olympics and there will be age appropriate activities throughout the day.
 

The cost is $50 per child.  Children must be picked up from childcare/kid's camp during lunch because they will be closed for lunch.  If you sign up for these services you will receive a registration form to fill out when you receive your email confirmation from MAGIC.  Forms will be returned to MAGIC and turned in together.

 

Going for Gold Dance Party (Friday)

Come dressed representing your favorite country or as an athelete in your favorite olympic sport. Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be given for best dressed, most creative, etc. Chicken plated dinner will be served with options for both child and adult meals. If you have any dietary concerns, please list them on the registration form.  The cost per person to attend this event is: $18 for ages 12+, $12 for ages 3-11 and under 2 years old are free.

 

 

 

ALL TIMES ARE LISTED IN CENTRAL TIME (CT)


Interested in participating in our Exhibit Hall? If so, contact dianne@magicfoundation.org

 

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