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2024 Family Forum

2024 Family Forum

Starts septembre 21, 2024
8:00 AM
Ends septembre 22, 2024
2:00 PM
The Bayview Yards, Ottawa ON

The Bayview Yards

7 Bayview Station Rd, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2C5

Event Type: Hybrid
Event Category: Education & Support
Audience Type: Everyone

Join us for educational sessions delivered by world-renowned experts on topics you’ve requested, engage in discussion boards, build family connections, and much more!

Defeat Duchenne Canada’s Family Forum is the country’s only national education program specifically designed for families living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Held during Duchenne Awareness Month in Ottawa, the forum invites families and caregivers to gather to learn more about the latest advancements in research, clinical trials, care, and advocacy from leading experts. Join us for a weekend full of education, inspiration, and hope.


What: 2024 Family Forum hosted in partnership with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

When: Saturday, September 21, to Sunday, September 22, 2024

Family Forum Venue: In person at The Bayview Yards in Ottawa, Ontario and broadcast nationally online via Pheedloop

Hotel Accommodations: If you will be travelling to Ottawa for the 2024 Family Forum, be sure to book your stay using the link provided. The ALT Hotel will be offering a preferred rate for guests until August 20, 2024. Reserve your spot now!

You can also phone the Hotel at 1-844-258-6882 and asked to book a room under the Defeat Duchenne Block. Please note – DDC will not be responsible for the cost of Hotel rooms. The room rate for the weekend is $184.00 per night with the link attached.

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