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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 
What is the approximate cost to attend?

Registration fees are broken down by attendee type as well as when the registration is purchased.  Please view available rates here 

 

 Hotel  $229.00 per night per single room
 Taxi fare  $90.00 round trip from San Francisco International Airport

 

Additional fees such as airfare and meals depend on individual travel choices.  San Francisco has a wide selection of restaurants and dining experiences.  Please use a service such as Yelp! or Zagats to research food options that meet your needs.

 

 

WHAT DOES THE REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDE?
Registration includes entrance to the conference, breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the day. All workshops, excluding the pre-conference educational events and the talent show, are included in this fee.  

 
 
HOW DO I RESERVE MY HOTEL ROOM?

Please go to the Parc 55 hotel portal here or through the HOTEL menu link above.

 

 

what are the pre-conference educational events?

BEDA is holding 2 educational events on Thursday afternoon.  One is designed for individuals and carers and the other is for medical professionals.  Registration for each of these sessions is available through the main registration link and attendance is dependent on the type of registration purchased (Individual or Professional).  Tickets are available in the registration process as well as in the online store.

 

Basics of BED - This session is for individuals and carers to get up to speed on BED and treatment basics in advance of the conference.  The information shared will support attendees in fully engaging with the presenters and workshops.

 

BED in the Medical Setting - This session is aimed to support the knowledge base for medical professionals and will feature discussions about how to identify BED, how and when to refer a patient to treatment, and how to prevent weight stigma in the medical setting.


 

how do i access the online store?

The online store allows you to purchase CEUs, CMEs, and tickets for the Pre-Conference Educational workshops as well as the Talent Show.  Simply scroll through the above dropdown menu "HIVE FEATURES" to Online Store, or you may click here.


HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY & DANCE

BEDA is holding a Halloween Costume Party & Dance on Friday night!  Heavy hors d'eouvres, karaoke, dancing + 1 free drink ticket for the cash bar.  

 

Tickets are available for the party in the registration pages and in the online store.  

 

All proceeds to support the Nancy B. Ault Scholarship fund which enables individuals and carers to attend the conference without having to pay registration.

  

 


 
 
SCHOLARSHIP
 

BEDA's Nancy B. Ault Memorial Scholarship Fund covers registration costs for individuals who are not treatment professionals and who would like to attend the BEDA 2016 Annual Conference but who may not otherwise be able to participate.

 

Scholarship recipients will be required to sign a disclaimer and may be subject to interview.

To apply for a scholarship, please go here or click on the SCHOLARSHIP menu link above.

 

Applications must be completed by midnight, Friday, July 12, 2016.

 

 

exhibitor registration

 

Exhibitors are allotted (2) complimentary registrations by using the promotional code provided by BEDA. 

 

Please contact Chevese Turner for the Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus

 

chevese.turner@bedaonline.com

Direct: 855-855-BEDA (2332)

Fax: 410-741-3037

 

 

where do i use my promo code?

If you have a promotional code you will use it during the checkout phase of your registration.  

 

Please follow these steps:

 

Complete the personal and registration information, select your sessions and then check out.  When you are checking out you will complete your billing information and below that you will see the total of your purchase (registration + any additional events with associated fees) and below that will be the field for "Promo Code".  Place the code in that box and click "Apply".  Your total amount will then reflect the savings.

 

 

local weather in late october

Historically the weather in San Francisco is mild in late October, ranging between the high 60s and low 50s.

 

 

airport and transportation information

San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO):

  • 13 Miles from Parc 55
  • 30 minutes by car
  • Taxi apx $45 one way
  • Lorrie’s Shuttles 
    • Airport Shuttle: $17.00 each way / passenger – shared ride
    • Private Van: $80.00 each way / up to 7 passengers
    • Private Van: $100 each way / up to 11 passengers
  • Public Transit via BART (Powell Street Bart Station across street from hotel). $8.65 one way.
    • 5AM – Midnight M-F
    • 8AM – Midnight Sa, Su, Holidays

Oakland Airport (OAK):

  • 16 Miles (across SF Bay)
  • 45 minutes (allowing for bridge delays)
  • Taxi apx $50-60 (including bridge tolls) one way
  • Public Transit via BART. (Powell Street Bart Station across street from hotel). $4.05 one way to Oakland Coliseum Station, AirBART Shuttle Bus from there ($3 per person).
    • 5AM – Midnight M-F
    • 8AM – Midnight Sat, Sun, Holidays
 
 
airfare discount code - united 
Parking Fees

ALL PARKING FEES ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ATTENDEE.  

 

The parking garage entrance is adjacent to the main entrance on Cyril Magnin Street.  Current rates are:

  • Standard size automobiles: $59.28 including local taxes for 24 hours
  • Oversize vehicles & SUVs: $68.40 including local taxes for 24 hours
  • Motorcycles: $29.07 including local taxes for 24 hours

  

 

Public transportation 

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Powell Street Station is across the street from the hotel.  For more information on BART please go to https://www.bart.gov/stations.

 

 

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