Event Start Date:
September 25, 2020
Event End Date:
September 27, 2020
Event Venue:
Great Wolf Lodge

Event

Pediatric Melanoma Summit – Phoenix, AZ

Event Start Date:
September 25, 2020
Event End Date:
September 27, 2020
Event Venue:
Great Wolf Lodge

The MRF is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual Pediatric Melanoma Summit from September 25-27, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ at the Great Wolf Lodge for young melanoma patients and their families! The Summit will provide educational and support resources to this growing population. Attendance is FREE but registration is required by Wednesday, August 31st, 2020.

Who should attend:

The Pediatric Melanoma Summit is for pediatric melanoma patients and their families. We have 50 rooms reserved. Space is limited and will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. If your plans change and you are no longer able to attend, it is very important that you inform us immediately, and also cancel your reservation at the hotel.  

REGISTER NOW!

Room Arrangements:

PLEASE NOTE: All room arrangements must be through the Great Wolf Lodge. Registration for the event does NOT reserve your hotel room. Rooms must be reserved by August 31st, 2020.  

To reserve your room online, CLICK HERE!

If you call the GWL directly, you will need to say you are with the Melanoma Research Foundation and give the code “MRESFOUND” to be included in our room block.  If you have any questions or difficulties, please contact the MRF’s Event Manager, Leanna Bennett at lbennett@melanoma.org.  

Travel Arrangements:

The Great Wolf Lodge is located about 20 miles outside of Phoenix and the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. We recommend Uber/Taxi from airport.

Airline Discounts from United to Phoenix!

The MRF has partnered with United Airlines to provide MRF Pediatric Summit attendees a discount of 2% to 10% off published fares for travel to the Phoenix area. The valid travel dates for this discount are 9/21/2020 to 9/30/2020. ​Visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter ZJC3831048 in the Offer Code box to see discount pricing.

  • MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426-1122.

Please note: Not valid on Basic Economy fares, with other discount certificates, coupons, or promotional offers.

Driving? Get directions here.

Financial Assistance:

Financial travel assistance is available for patients and their immediate family members. Assistance will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information and to submit your application, click here.
If you have any questions, please contact the MRF’s Event Manager, Leanna Bennett at lbennett@melanoma.org.

Meals during the event:

The MRF will provide a welcome dinner on Friday evening, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. All meals and snacks outside of those provided will be on your own.  

For young children:

The agenda will accommodate children from around the age of 3 and up. Children younger than 3 are invited to attend but may need more parental supervision than the other children.  

Questions about the event or agenda can be directed to the MRF’s Rare Melanoma Subtypes Program Officer, Lauren Johnston at ljohnston@melanoma.org.

Note: With the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we highly recommend purchasing trip insurance when making travel arrangements for this event. Regulations and public health policies across the country are subject to change in the next few months which could force the MRF to make changes to these events. The health and safety of our community will always be our highest priority, and any changes will be communicated in as timely a manner as possible. The MRF is not liable for any funds lost to changes or cancellation of transportation or lodging reservations due to circumstances beyond our control.