The Fetus & Newborn

Las Vegas, NV • September 5 - 8, 2018

Join us at the 35th annual The Fetus & Newborn: Improving Outcomes in Perinatal and Neonatal Care conference to gain insights and understanding of new concepts in neonatal care, and to challenge current practices and procedures, all with the goal of providing optimal care for our fragile patients.

Conference Details

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Highlights & Benefits

You’re Invited!

Care of the critically ill newborn is an ever-changing landscape of assessment and diagnostic knowledge and tools, pharmacotherapeutic treatment options, surgical and non-surgical approaches to congenital and acquired conditions and evaluation of long-term outcomes.  Join us at the 35th annual The Fetus & Newborn: Improving Outcomes in Perinatal and Neonatal Care conference to gain insights and understanding of new concepts in neonatal care, and to challenge current practices and procedures, all with the goal of providing optimal care for our fragile patients.  Engage with the physicians, advanced practice nurses, staff nurses, pharmacists and physician assistants who create and implement the collaborative care approach needed by these patients and their families.

Highlights of the 2018 conference include:

  • Back by popular demand…a Preconference on Neonatal Pharmacology! Participate in a day focusing on “what’s new” in medication use and safety for newborns.
  • MORE CHOICES! A choice of 20 Concurrent Sessions covering a wide range of topics, allowing you to tailor your conference experience to meet your personal education goals.
  • Submit an abstract for a poster session in the Exhibit Hall. Highlight the results of your research and collaborative efforts to improve patient care in the NICU. This is an excellent opportunity for lively discussion and networking with fellow conference attendees! Winner receives complimentary tuition for the 2019 The Fetus & Newborn conference!
  • Advance your knowledge through a variety of learning formats, including didactic lectures, interactive Concurrent Sessions, faculty Q&A panels, lively case study discussions and poster presentations.
  • New Clinicians are welcome! If you graduated in 2015 or after, you are eligible to receive a significant discount on the Main Conference Tuition.
  • A chance to relax and enjoy all that Las Vegas has to offer!
  • Attend the conference in person, or register for the Live Webcast and join us virtually!

Conference Co-Chairs
Jonathan M. Fanaroff, MD, JD
Jose A. Honold, MD

Conference Planning Committee Members
Christopher C. McPherson, PharmD
Elizabeth Schierholz, MSN, RN, NNP-BC

Program Manager
Hrjit Sull-Garewal, JD
Contemporary Forums


Conference Objectives

This Conference will enable neonatal clinicians to:

  • Describe advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Pulmonary Hypertension, BPD, PDA, and HIE.
  • Identify pre- and postoperative management of newborns with surgical conditions.
  • Evaluate strategies for pain management and sedation on the neonate.
  • Determine optimal nutrition strategies utilizing evidence-based choice of formula, hypoglycemia management protocols and consideration of specific nutritional requirements of the VLBW neonates.
  • Investigate practical, realistic approaches to partnering with families to create a sense of collaboration and transparency.
  • Identify clinical applications of genomics in current neonatology practice.

Everyone involved in the care of high-risk newborns including:

  • Neonatologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Pharmacists
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Staff Nurses
  • Nurse Managers
  • Physician Assistants
  • Educators and Instructors
  • Case Managers
  • Transport Teams
  • Respiratory Therapists


Jonathan M. Fanaroff, MD, JD
Conference Co-Chair
Director, Rainbow Center for Pediatric Ethics
Co-Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Jose A. Honold, MD
Conference Co-Chair
Attending Neonatologist
Director, Children's Hospital Emergency Transport
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of California San Diego
San Diego, California

David H. Adamkin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Division of Neonatal Medicine
Rounsavall Endowed Chair of Neonatology
Associate Director of Neonatal Fellowship Program
Co-Director of Neonatal Nutrition Research
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, Kentucky

William E. Benitz, MD
Philip Sunshine Professor of Neonatology
Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
Palo Alto, California

Jeanne Carroll, MD
Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Divisions of Neonatology & Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of California San Diego
San Diego, California

Marcus Davey, PhD
Developmental Physiologist and Senior Research Investigator
Center for Fetal Research
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery
The Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Avroy A. Fanaroff, MD
Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Emeritus, Eliza Henry Barnes Chair of Neonatology
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio

Jay P. Goldsmith, MD
Former Co-Chair, Neonatal Resuscitation Program Steering Committee
American Academy of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jae H. Kim, MD, PhD
Neonatologist and Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Nutrition Director, SPIN Program
Scientific Director, San Diego Mothers’ Milk Bank
Divisions of Neonatology & Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of California San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
San Diego, California

Sandra Leibel, MD
Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
San Diego, California

Angela Lierman, MS, NNP
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
San Diego, California

Gilbert I. Martin, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Loma Linda Medical Center
Director Emeritus Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Citrus Valley Medical Center
Editor Emeritus
Journal of Perinatology
West Covina, California

Richard J. Martin, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, Reproductive Biology
and Physiology & Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Drusinsky-Fanaroff Professor in Neonatology
Director, Neonatal Research
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio

Christopher C. McPherson, PharmD
Conference Planning Committee Member
Clinical Pharmacist, Neonatal ICU
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Richard A. Polin, MD
Director, Division of Neonatology
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian
William T. Speck Professor of Pediatrics
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
New York, New York

Elizabeth Schierholz, MSN, RN, NNP-BC
Conference Planning Committee Member
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pre-Doctoral Fellow
Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Michael L. Segall, MD
Attending Neonatologist, San Diego Neonatology, Inc.
Director Emeritus, Division of Neonatology
Children's Specialists San Diego
Board Member, California Association of Neonatologists
Children's Specialty Care Coalition
International Neonatology Association
San Diego, California

Harjit Sull-Garewal, JD
Program Manager
Contemporary Forums

Mandhir S. Suri, MD, FAAP
Attending Neonatologist
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns
Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
San Diego, California

Denise M. Suttner, MD
Chief of Staff, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Clinical Director, Division of Neonatology
Neonatologist, Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
Director, San Diego Regional ECMO Program
Professor of Pediatrics-University of California San Diego
San Diego, California

Kristin C. Voos, MD, FAAP
Director of Family Integrated Care
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Associate Professor, Division of Neonatology
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Kelly C. Wade, MD, PhD, MSCE
Attending Neonatologist
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Director of Therapeutics and Education
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Carol Wallman, APRN, DN, NNP-BC
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Coordinator of NNP Education
Children's Hospital Colorado
Fort Collins, Colorado

Back by popular demand! Abstract Submissions for Poster Presentations

CLICK HERE to submit an abstract.

Submit your abstract up to August 15, 2018.

  • Have you been working on a NICU Quality Improvement project that has made a
    difference in the care and outcomes of your neonatal patients?
  • Would you like the opportunity to highlight the outcomes of a neonatal research
    project you’ve completed?
  • Have you worked in a collaborative partnership with other clinicians or organizations
    to make a positive impact on the health care of newborns?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, your colleagues would love to hear more about it! Share your triumphs and achievements in a poster presentation at The Fetus & Newborn conference in Las Vegas. Accepted posters will be featured during all breaks in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday and Friday, September 6-7. The peer-reviewed poster presentations offer the perfect venue to network, exchange ideas, and improve the overall quality of care you provide for your patients.

Presenters will have their abstracts posted in the Conference Mobile App and will have the opportunity to share their innovations with colleagues at the meeting. A winner will be announced live at the conference, and will be presented with the precious Avroy A. Fanaroff Award and complimentary Main Conference Tuition for the 2019 The Fetus & Newborn conference!

All poster presenters must register for the Main Conference and will receive a $50 tuition discount on the full Main Conference Early Registration Fee. A discount code will be sent to you when Contemporary Forums receives a completed abstract submission meeting all the requirements listed on the Online Abstract Submission web page.
Poster applications from teams and individuals are welcome. Abstract will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 15th, and decisions shall be made within three weeks of submission. To submit an abstract for a poster presentation, click here.

Host City: Las Vegas, NV

Dazzling Location

Viva Las Vegas! It’s impossible to resist the excitement of the neon lights, the shrieks of delight from jackpot winners, and the glitz and glamour of the hotels on the strip. A Disneyland for adults? You bet … and Las Vegas is so much more and constantly evolving -- check out the Lucky Dragon, Vegas’ newest casino on the strip. Dine at restaurants inspired by the world’s greatest collection of chefs--Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri, Gordon Ramsey, Bobby Flay and Nobu Matsuhisa , just to name a few. Treat yourself to a world-class show, including a choice of Cirque du Soleil productions, Absinthe, a can't-miss circus-style spectacular, the Blue Man Group or an ever-changing variety of celebrity performers at Caesars Palace, Hard Rock Café, Pearl Concert Theater and T-Mobile Arena.

The Park, which opened Spring 2016, is an eclectic blend of restaurants, bars and entertainment connecting New York New York, the Monte Carlo resort and the new T-Mobile Arena. The Park offers an array of common spaces for socializing, relaxing, exploring and sampling the surrounding tastes, sights and sounds. Unique water features and dramatic plantings incorporating a variety of beautiful desert blooms provide unexpected visuals to add to your enjoyment. Don’t miss the CityCenter complex located in the heart of The Strip, a blend of sleek architecture and public miniparks, including luxury hotels, casinos and Crystals, a three-story retail center.

There’s never a dull moment in Las Vegas. Watch the volcano erupt at the Mirage, don’t miss the rousing pirate battle at Treasure Island, marvel at the dancing waters display at the Bellagio, take a romantic gondola ride through the canals of the Venetian or dine at the top of the Eiffel Tower at Paris. For a break from The Strip, take a day trip to Hoover Dam where you’ll be impressed with the power of the mighty Colorado River. You’ll want to take in Las Vegas’ newest attraction, the LINQ Promenade. This dining, shopping and entertainment complex features a 550 foot observation wheel right in the heart of the Strip. The views of the Las Vegas valley are spectacular!

Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was Caesars Palace, one of the most dazzling and opulent hotels on the Las Vegas strip. From pampering to partying, there’s no end to the list of things to do in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace, where your Las Vegas vacation goes from ordinary to extraordinary. With its spectacular fountains, beautiful landscaping, gleaming marble and magnificent guest room towers, you will truly feel as if you have landed in the lap of luxury at this world-class destination. And Caesars has so much to offer in terms of entertainment … book a show at the spectacular Colosseum Theater, headlining the biggest names in show business, including Cher, Mariah Carey, The Who, Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Elton John and Rod Stewart.




Enjoy watching the high rollers or trying your luck in Caesars lively casino. Dance the night away, and spot a celebrity or two, at Omnia (voted Best Night Club in Las Vegas in 2015 and 2016), Caesars trendy “see and be seen” nightclub, overlooking the action of the famed Las Vegas Strip. Rejuvenate the next day at the award-winning Qua Bath & Spa, Caesars retreat for pampering yourself in a tranquil and elegant environment.

Spacious, elegant and stately, the Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis is a collection of exclusive watering holes, fully-stocked cabanas and palatial sunbathing spots. Featuring six pools, the Oasis offers a unique and distinctive experience for sun worshippers as well as those who would prefer to make a splash. And you won’t go hungry at Caesars where a culinary adventure awaits, including options ranging from French, Italian, American and Asian cuisines. From celebrity-owned restaurants and a world-class buffet, to upscale dining and casual fare, Caesars offers the finest in Las Vegas restaurants.

“The Shopping Wonder of the World,” The Forum Shops are a must-see Caesars Palace shopping destination that includes approximately 160 boutiques representing the biggest names in fashion as well as a variety of well-known restaurants. This unique shopping destination adjoins the hotel and features a dynamic environment of moving classis statuary, where daylight turns to dusk and evening before your very eyes. Caesars is non-stop entertainment!

World-class dining, internationally-known boutiques, award-winning golf courses, savvy nightclubs and European-style spas are calling you to this glittering city, known as “Vegas!” Join your colleagues for “2018 The Fetus & Newborn Conference” and enjoy all of the fun in the city that never sleeps. For more information, call the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority at (702) 892-7575 or go online to

Hotel Accommodations

  • The conference will be held at the Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109. A limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room availability, from September 3 to September 8, 2018 for those wishing to extend their stay to enjoy area activities or qualify for discount airfares.
  •  Rates: $165 single/double
     Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes.
  • Daily Resort fee of $35 – see Hotel website for what this includes.
  • Attendees will make reservations directly with the Hotel via a direct web link or the Telephone Call Center*. Attendees may call the Hotel at (866) 227-5944 on or before the cut-off date. Individuals must identify themselves as part of The Fetus & Newborn to receive the special Group rate. If reservation is guaranteed to a credit card, the first night’s guestroom and tax charge, per guestroom, will be billed immediately to the cardholder’s account.
    *All reservations made via the Telephone Call Center will be assessed a fee of $15 per reservation. This fee will NOT apply to reservations made via the internet.
  • To reserve your room online click here.
  • To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation before August 6, 2018.  Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now.  After the release date, call the hotel as rooms and group rates may no longer be available.
  • Contact the hotel regarding cancellation policy.  For arrivals after 3 p.m., call the hotel on the day of travel to reconfirm reservations.
  • For additional hotel information, call the hotel at (702) 731-7110.

Travel Discounts

Contemporary Forums has a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public. To obtain these special conference fares visit or (800) 426-1122 insert Offer Code ZEFA851558 Ticketing and payment can be done directly by you or through your travel agent. To ensure the best flights and times, since seats are limited, make your reservations early. Fares are guaranteed at the time of the ticket purchase.

Hertz is the official car rental agency for the conference. Special rates will be in effect throughout the conference as well as one week before and after. For special rates and reservations, call HERTZ at (800) 654-2240 or (405) 749-4434, or go online at and refer to Contemporary Forums plus the conference discount code CV#03000265. 

What's Vegas without great entertainment? We are pleased to offer exclusive savings for Contemporary Forums attendees on select Cirque du Soleil and Blue Man Group performances. You can access discounted Cirque du Soleil and Blue Man Group tickets through the links below. Through these links, discounts will be automatically applied to qualifying seats. There is no need to enter a discount or promo code.

Cirque du Soleil –

Blue Man Group – 

CLICK HERE for qualifying Cirque du Soleil performances. 

In support of improving patient care, Contemporary Forums is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive up to 25.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.



Click here to view NCC coding

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Preconference: 7 ANCC/8.4 CA BRN contact hours
Main Conference: 18.5 ANCC/22.2 CA BRN contact hours
Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516.
(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes)

ANCC Certified NPs and CNSs
This course provides a maximum of 12.25  pharmacotherapeutic hours toward the required 25 hours needed for ANCC recertification.

NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Contemporary Forums’ conference sessions have been coded by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) for your convenience. The NCC Maintenance Codes will be posted at

Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority
Preconference: 6.75hours
Main Conference: 5.5 hours available
Rx indicates pharmacology content. Because states’ requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing and certifying agency for the specifics of individual Rx requirements.

Preconference: 7 credits
Main Conference: 18.5 credits
Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Please call Contemporary Forums regarding continuing medical education credit for neonatologists and pediatricians.

Physician Assistants
Preconference: 7 hours
Main Conference: 18.5 hours
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of the listed hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Preconference: 7 hours/.7 CEUs
Main Conference: 17.5 hours/1.75 CEUs available
This conference has multiple ACPE Universal Activity Numbers and is a knowledge-based CPE activity. In-person and Webcast attendees are eligible for Live ACPE credit. Attendees watching On Demand (recorded conference) are eligible for Home Study ACPE credit only.
Contemporary Forums will utilize CPE Monitor for tracking and reporting of all ACPE accredited sessions. Pharmacists will need to create their e-profile at in order to obtain their NABP e-Profile ID (ePID). To receive CE credit you must provide your ePID and birth date when you complete your online post-conference evaluations.

Case Managers
Application has been made for continuing education credit from the Commission for Case Manager Certification.

Other Professionals
Preconference: 7 hours
Main Conference: 18.5 hours
You will receive a Certificate of Completion verifying your attendance at this course. Please comply with the guidelines of the appropriate boards, organizations or agencies in registering your credit.
Joint accreditation is the leading model of interprofessional collaboration that helps improve healthcare through continuing education for the team by the team.


You will receive access to all recorded Preconference and Main Conference sessions for 3 years and earn over 40 hours of ANCC/ACCME/ACPE credit. Place your order today by registering for this meeting online at and selecting the Online Learning option, or mail/fax the Registration Form. Register by September 5, 2018 to receive the pre-order discount. Access instructions to log into your account at will be emailed approximately 3-4 weeks after the end of the conference.


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Contemporary Forums has developed an interactive, self-paced online course to help teach the novice or native speaker Spanish medical terminology. You earn a Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education credit when all modules are completed. Even if you are fluent in Spanish, you would learn the appropriate vocabulary for human anatomy and medical terminology.

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Exhibit with Contemporary Forums and Reach your Target Audience at The Fetus and Newborn conference.

Exhibiting at a Contemporary Forums conference will cost-effectively increase your brand and product visibility with your targeted customers. Your resources will be focused on an optimal, attentive, engaged audience.  Become an exhibitor, register today!

Why Exhibit

  • Enhance the profile of your organization by supporting a premier healthcare conference
  • Interact with a target audience of top healthcare specialists from around the country
  • Create marketing and sales opportunities for both your national affiliates and global operation

Become an Exhibitor

Contact the Contemporary Forums exhibit team today to learn how one of our events can help you achieve your sales and branding objectives.

Advertising and Marketing Opportunties

Download prospectus

Register to become an exhibitor

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Questions about your exhibit space or sponsorship, please email or call (949) 398 -2363 for details.

Registration Information

  • Reserve your spot now! Only a $75 refundable deposit necessary. The deposit becomes non-refundable and non-transferable if balance is not paid in full at least 30 days prior to the start of conference. To guarantee Early Registration pricing, attendee must make deposit prior to the Early Registration deadline and pay balance in full at least 30 days prior to the start of conference; thereafter, Early Registration pricing will be forfeited. All other cancellation terms apply.
  • Registrations faxed without deposit or payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee’s best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised.

* Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before July 11, 2018.

^ Residents: To qualify, submit facility verification of status with registration.

+ New Grads (graduated 2015 or after): To qualify, submit proof of graduation date with registration.

Your tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Certificate of Completion and online access to posted presentation handouts before and after the conference.  In addition, you will have complimentary access to the recorded sessions posted after the conference in your account at for one year.

Attendance Rules

  • Registrations may not be shared. Children of any age and spouses may not attend sessions. Audio recording, video recording and livestreaming of speakers, sessions and/or attendees is strictly prohibited. Medical information presented at this conference is intended for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice.
  • Register Online, or by Phone, Fax or Mail (Deposit or full payment is required to register)
    Register only ONCE, online at, by mail or fax (800) 329-9923, or call (800) 377-7707, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Pacific Time). Before calling, complete all registration information.
  • Method of Tuition Payment
    Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are NOT accepted at the conference. Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number.  
  • Group Discounts (Mail, fax or call in together. Online registration is not available)
    Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete Main Conference. Discounts do not apply to the Preconference or New Grads. To qualify for the group discount, all registration information must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received.
    $25 per person discount for 3 or 4 in a group
    $45 per person discount for 5 or more in a group
  • Partial Attendance (Online registration is not available)
    To register, call Contemporary Forums for tuition and CE credit for individual days. Group discounts do not apply.
  • Cancellations
    All cancellations will be assessed a $75 processing fee (“Fee”). Cancellations must be made in writing to prior to Conference start date. Only cancellations received at least 30 days from Conference start date are eligible for refund. Attendees may use non-refunded tuition, less the Fee, towards ONE Contemporary Forums conference occurring within 12 months of original conference. ENTIRE TUITION FORFEITED FOR NO-SHOWS.
  • Force Majeure
    Should this conference be cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to, acts of God, labor strikes, civil unrest, or acts of terrorism, Contemporary Forums’ liability is strictly limited to full refund of registration fees paid.
  • Program Changes
    Contemporary Forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found on our website.
  • Questions? contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Pacific Time)or email
    If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference.


Host City: Las Vegas, NV

Viva Las Vegas! It’s impossible to resist the excitement of the neon lights, the shrieks of delight from jackpot winners, and the glitz and glamour of the hotels on the strip. A Disneyland for adults? You bet … and Las Vegas is so much more and constantly evolving.


All Attendees
Early Registration Fee
(On or before July 20, 2018)
Regular Registration Fee
(After July 20, 2018)
Nurses, PAs, Residents^, Pharmacists, Others Physician New Graduate
Early Registration Fee
(On or before July 20, 2018)
$575.00 $675.00 $425.00
Regular Registration Fee
(After July 20, 2018)
$675.00 $775.00 $425.00
Preconference Main Conference
Early Registration Fee
(On or before July 20, 2018)
$125.00 $365.00
Regular Registration Fee
(After July 20, 2018)
$150.00 $395.00
All Attendees
Preconference and Main Conference
(On or before September 5, 2018)