Conference information



Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
United States 


Getting to the venue from the Airport

Hyatt Regency Chicago does not offer a shuttle from O'Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport. However, Go Airport Express is an easy, affordable shuttle option from either airport to the hotel.


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Social events

Welcome reception

On Thursday 13 June at 6pm- 7.30pm the welcome reception will be held at the venue Hotel Hyatt Regency Downtown Chicago.

The welcome reception is included in the registration fee.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will be held on Friday 14 June. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased through the registration system for $ 85. More information about the location will follow soon.


About Chicago

Chicago is a remarkable cosmopolitan city that has something to offer to any traveler. The city is the home to 77 distinct neighborhoods, all bursting with culture, activities and attractions to keep anyone entertained. Experience this city’s award winning restaurants, timeless architecture, extraordinary museums and attractions, while enjoying Chicago’s location on beautiful Lake Michigan.

With several different convenient ways of getting around, you will have no troubles seeing all that this city has to offer. 

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The ILF has applied to the University of Chicago for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for the 2019 ILF conference. 

Many different colleges and disciplines (nurses, physiotherapists, massage therapists etc.) will be able to use this accreditation towards their own continuing education requirements. All delegates will receive the appropriate certificate of attendance with the appropriate credits stated. 


Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and International Lymphoedema Framework. The University of Chicago is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation Statement 

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.