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Living with Kidney Disease - Chicago O’Hare

Chicago Marriott O’Hare, 8535 W. Higgins Rd.
Chicago, Illinois 60631

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Presentations from last year's Living with Kidney Disease event are available online! Please click on the "Agenda & Presentations" tab, above, to download them.

Living with Kidney Disease - Chicago O'Hare is an annual day-long educational seminar for people living with or at risk for kidney disease, on dialysis, waiting for a kidney transplant and kidney transplant recipients. Caregivers and family members are also encouraged to attend. Guests will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet and learn from other patients and families
  • Network with professionals from the nephrology field and learn about local resources
  • Receive important information from experts about medications, insurance, diet, treatment options and more

Registration is $10 per person, which covers parking, breakfast, lunch and all program materials. Raffle tickets are also available for $1 each. Additional donations to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois are welcome and will help cover additional program expenses.

To see photos from last year's event, click here.

Date & Time

Saturday, March 19, 2016
8:30 am - 3:00 pm


Chicago Marriott O’Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, Illinois 60631

Directions: If taking public transportation, the CTA Blue Line Cumberland stop drops off at the hotel parking lot.
If driving, parking is free for all paid registrants. Click here for Google Maps location details.


8:30 am Registration Opens

9:00 am Breakfast

9:30 am Welcome Reception

9:40 - 10:15 am Keynote Speech

10:25 - 11:10 am Breakout Session A (Choose One)

11:20 - 12:05 pm Finding Your Donor: The Big Ask, The Big Give

12:10 - 1:10 pm Lunch with the Experts and Networking

1:20 - 2:05 pm Breakout Session B (Choose One)

2:15 - 3:00 pm Breakout Session C (Choose One)

Please note: agenda is subject to change without notice.


To download available presentations from 2015, please click on any of the blue links below.

Sponsors & Exhibitors


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

Advocate Christ Medical Center

AMAG Pharmaceuticals

Astellas Pharma

Chiro One Wellness Centers

Fresenius Medical Care

Northwestern Medicine

Rush University Medical Center

University of Illinois Health


This program is made possible each year through many generous sponsors and exhibitors.
For information on available opportunities, please contact Megan Craig at or (312) 321-1500.

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