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West Regional Conference

Expand your networking with medical fitness professionals from all the regions. No matter what region you are in, feel free to participate in other regions and continue your education.

3/30/2016 to 3/31/2016
When: 3/30/2016
8:00 AM
Where: OHSU March Wellness & Fitness Center
3303 SW Bond Avenue
Portland 97239
United States
Contact: Rebecca Nordan

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Registration Cost
Buy one ticket and receive a discount on the second ticket! 

Non-members $99
Bring a colleague for $79

Members $49
(MFA members must login to receive this discounted price - if you have questions or issues with logging in, please email Rebecca Nordan)
Bring a colleague for $29

Student $25
(you will be asked to submit a copy of your school schedule once you complete the ticket purchase)

Continuing Education Credits

Offering ACSM, AKTA, BOC-AT and Certificate of Attendance.
Each registered attendee may request their CEC certificate(s) upon check-in during onsite registration. Certificates will be sent via email within 2 weeks.
This conference has been approved for 6 contact hours

Agenda includes:

- Six Educational one-hour seminars
- Tour of MFA Certified OHSU Center and Aerial Tram
- Interactive Round-tables
- US Unveiling of New State of the Art Technogym Equipment
- Tour of Nike World Headquarters showcasing Sport & Wellness Facilities 

Sessions available:

"On-Boarding and Engagement - Fostering a Culture of Connection" - presented by Tom Nelson
"Medical Exercise Engagement - from recruitment to follow up and outcomes" - co-presented by James Chesnutt & Carl Davison
"Successful Weight Management and Why it plays to Medical Fitness Strengths" - presented by Douglas Carney
"The Fitness-Wellness-Medical Continuum" - presented by Bill McBride
"Adding Value to the MFA Facility with Additional Programming" - presented by Lorie Hansen
"Breaking Out of the Box- -Achieving medical fitness integration beyond that of proximity" - presented by Josh Lyons


Global Wellness Partner, Technogym (sponsoring Welcome Reception)

Technogym will be hosting a special unveiling of some new state of the art equipment! We are honored and grateful they have chosen our venue for their launch. Be sure to join us on the afternoon of March 30th for this prestigious event! 

Best Practice Partners, OLC (sponsoring vendor booth)

Best Practice Partner, Health and Nutrition Technology (sponsoring catered lunch)

And more to be announced soon!


Preferred rates are available at University Place Hotel and Conference Center, 310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR 97201
Room reservations include WiFi and hot breakfast buffet.
Hotel parking fee is $15 per night

Rates are as follows per night plus taxes:
$94 for Comfort/Economy Doubles/King
$169 for Jr. Suite
$269 for Presidential Suite 

Reservations must be received by: 3-20-2016

For Reservations at Front Desk: 1.866.845.4647 or 503.221.0140
(discount group code: MFA West Region Conference)

**All reservations must be guaranteed by credit card. Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance to avoid penalty charge**

Event Parking

If you are staying at the conference hotel, University Place Hotel and Conference Center, the Portland Streetcar can provide transportation from the hotel to the conference host at OHSU March Wellness & Fitness Center. Streetcar fares is $5 for all day. 

If you choose to park near the conference host, cost can be between $6-13. There is limited parking in the garage under the host center for $4 per hour. And metered street parking is $2. 

Welcome Reception sponsored by Global Wellness Partner, Technogym

Join us on the evening of March 30th from 6-9pm at Henry's Tavern for delicious catering and spirits sponsored by Technogym. MFA attendee name-badge is required for admittance. 

Henry's Tavern pays homage to the Blitz-Weinhard Brewery, which brewed beer on site for more than 140 years and now offers over 100 beers on tap. Today, Henry's combines its rich history with an avant garde approach to beer inspired food and a dedication to local brews, making Henry's a true Portland, OR-iginal. 



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