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HOPA Annual Conference 2024

20 Years of Optimizing Cancer Care
The world has changed a lot since 2004, and so has our understanding of cancer, with new technologies constantly improving treatment. But what hasn't changed is HOPA's commitment to putting patient care first, an ethos that our membership reflects. We have strived to optimize cancer care for the past 20 years, and commit to doing so for the next 20 years and beyond. And we couldn't have survived and thrived for the past 20 years without our members - this 20th anniversary conference is as much dedicated to each of them as it is to our profession and our patients.

Where better to celebrate this momentous milestone than Tampa, Florida? The State where HOPA was born, and where we've held the most annual conferences.

We're offering plenty of chances to gain CE credits, with 35 on offer, with 8 of those being BCOP credits. All of these CE sessions will be available on-demand after the conference via HOPA Learn. With 8 BCOP sessions, 6 Breakout Sessions, 17 General Sessions and One 4.0 CE pre-conference workshop (all about Critical appraisal of cancer research), there's so much to choose from that we didn't want anyone to miss out.

Experience the future, and celebrate the history, of Optimizing Cancer Care!

Registration

Regular Registration for Annual Conference 2024 is now open at the following rates:

Full/Associate Member: $730
Resident/Trainee Member: $375
Student Member: Free
Technician Member: $155

Full/Associate Non-Member: $949
Resident/Trainee Non-Member: $488
Student Non-Member: Free
Technician Non-Member: $202

You can register here.

Accessibility
Tampa Convention Center is Wheelchair-Accessible from multiple points, has designated disabled parking, and all bathrooms are ADA accessible. To learn more, please visit their website.

Accommodation


PLEASE NOTE
The HOPA room blocks have limited availability remaining at The Embassy Suites Downtown Tampa, The JW Marriott, The Marriott Water Street, and The Westin Tampa Waterside.

If you are unable to secure accommodations at these locations, we recommend reserving a room at the
Residence Inn Tampa Downtown, Courtyard Tampa Downtown, Hampton Inn Tampa Downtown Channel District, or the
Home2 Suites Tampa Downtown Channel District.
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Upon registration, you will receive a link to book a room in one of our allocated room blocks at a discounted price at the following hotels:

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center
513 S Florida Ave
(813) 769-8300

JW Marriott Tampa Water Street
510 Water St
(813) 221-4950

Marriott Tampa Water Street
505 Water St
(813) 221-4900

The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 S Harbour Island Blvd
(813) 229-5000

Claiming Credits

In order to claim your CE credits, you will first need to complete the necessary Pre-Tests.  About a week before the conference, registered attendees will find the Annual Conference 2024 Live Bundle in their HOPA Learn account. There you can access the Pre-Tests and slide handouts.

Once you've taken the Pre-Tests, viewed slides, and attended your session, you will need to input the unique CE session code given during the session. You will then need to take the appropriate post-test, and session evaluation. After completing these steps, you will be able to submit for Credit Claim.

Disclaimers

Please note that we are currently displaying a developing schedule. All events are subject to change of venue, date, time and presenter. Our Pre-Conference event (Critical Appraisal of Cancer Research on Wednesday April 3rd @ 8AM local time) costs a separate fee of $125 to register for, and can be paid upon initial registration.

HOPA's decision for the location and venue of our meetings does not equate to an endorsement of the actions and opinions of the host state, city, or their politicians or candidates. For more information, please read the HOPA Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Our Commitment to a Welcoming and Safe Annual Conference 2024.

Anti-Harassment Policy
HOPA is committed to a welcoming environment for all participants in its events and users of its resources. All participants and users are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner while attending HOPA events and while using HOPA resources. Any participants who engage in inappropriate behavior at HOPA events, either virtual or in-person, or while using HOPA resources may be excluded from current or future events and resources and other discipline may be applied. Complaints about inappropriate behavior may be directed to the HOPA Executive Director and/or the HOPA President. If you feel personally unsafe at a live HOPA event, please contact building security or the local police immediately as well as contacting the HOPA Executive Director and/or HOPA President.

Wellness Statement
As a healthcare organization, it is vital that all attendees present at HOPA's in-person meetings are not at risk of their health and well-being being affected.

In order to ensure this, we rely upon all attendees to do their part. If you feel sick, please use your best judgement, and consider the best course of action, which may require you to stay at home or seek medical advice. If you see others choosing to wear facemasks, please be respectful of their choices.

If you are attending a HOPA event and are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please notify HOPA Staff via email at events@hoparx.org

HOPA thanks you in advance for your attention to your personal health and well-being, as well as the personal health and well-being of other HOPA meeting attendees.

Refund Policy
In situations in which HOPA is contacted by individual(s) requesting a refund, HOPA staff has the right to determine whether or not a refund or a credit will be issued to the individual(s) account in the system. All cases will be handled on an individual basis by HOPA staff and may potentially result in a refund to the individual(s).

Refund/Credit Procedures:

1. Live Educational Event
If an individual is unable to attend a live event due to a physical or natural emergency that impacts ability to travel, HOPA staff shall adjust the live registration to a virtual offering or on-demand version of the same event, if available. If an individual(s) disinclines this offer, HOPA staff will determine whether a refund or credit will be issued. All live educational event cancellations are subject to a $50 administrative fee.

2. Educational Products
Individuals seeking a refund on any on-demand educational product should contact HOPA education at education@hoparx.org

In the event a wrong product is purchased, the individual must contact HOPA within 5 business days. HOPA staff will issue a credit or refund as appropriate, depending on how much of the course has been consumed. All sales become final after 5 business days from product purchase.

3. Membership
Membership fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Funds resulting from a duplicate account purchase of a membership will be allocated to subsequent membership in following years.

Any discrepancy relating to a membership account should be addressed via phone with HOPA Member Services at 877.467.2791




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