Fourth Annual Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Symposium


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Fourth Annual Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Symposium
Hosted by The Herma Heart Center at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Wednesday, June 3 - Friday, June 5, 2015
The Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, WI

Register online or by phone at (414) 266-6242.

Full conference schedule and details (invite)

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Fees and registration

  • $350 if registered after April 15 | Standard Registration
  • Single-day registration | $210 Thursday and $175 Friday

Registration fee includes:

  • Course materials
  • Meals (breakfasts, lunches and all refreshment breaks)
  • Welcome reception (June 4)

Cancellation and refund policy

If you cancel your paid registration before May 15, there is a $25 cancellation fee.Registration fees will not be refunded after May 15.


The Pfister Hotel
424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
(414) 273-8222

Discounted rooms are available at the The Pfister Hotel until they are either sold out or until May 1. To receive this discount, you must mention you are attending this conference. Discounted hotel reservations can also be made online.

  • $174 per night (standard single/double room)
  • $204 per night (Salon Suite)
  • $219 per night (Pfister Club room)

The Pfister Hotel will also be offering discounted parking for conference attendees from $24 daily to $5 daily with $15 overnight parking rates. All parking to have unlimited in and out privileges.

Questions or comments

For questions or comments, contact our conference planner, Andrea Kusch, via email or phone (414) 266-6242.

Conference schedule

Full conference schedule and details (invite)

Wednesday, June 3
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Pre-conference Panel Discussion (optional): Setting up a Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up Program

6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Held at Blu, located on Floor 23 of The Pfister Hotel. Registered attendees are invited to attend. Reception is complimentary, but registration is required. Guest fee $25.

Thursday, June 4
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Welcome
  • Neuroprotection Across the Care Continuum
  • Partnering with Patients and Families
  • Lunch lecture featuring Elisabeth Utens, PhD, A European Perspective on Psychosocial Implications of Congential Heart Disease
  • Social and Public Health Impact of Neurodevelopmental Issues in Congenital Heart Disease
  • Important Coexisting Conditions

Friday, June 5
7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

  • Patiently Waiting: Issues Unique to Mechanical Support
  • Research and Cross-Site Collaboration Opportunities
  • Newburger-Bellinger Award Lecture featuring Gil Wernovsky, MD, 2015 awardee

ACCME accreditation
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA designation of credit
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychology CE Credit Statement
APA_Sponsor_LogoThe Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

Hours of participation for allied health professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 12.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.lilheartslogo_

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any participant is in need of accommodation, please call (414) 266-6242.