Join Us For
UOAA’s 8th National Conference
After a long wait due to COVID, UOAA is pleased to announce our 8th National Conference will be held Thursday through Saturday, August 10-12, 2023 in Houston, Texas!
August 10-12, 2023
Here are just a few reasons why you should plan to attend:
Ask Questions of Top Ostomy Experts
Free Stoma Clinic
Product Exhibit Hall with 35+ Vendors
Surgery Specific Meet & Greets
Young Adult and Pediatric Workshops
Fun Social Events and Activities
Dedicated Sessions for Caregivers
IBD & Crohn’s Disease Program
Reserve Your Stay
2222 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
Room Block “2023 UOAA National Conference” Special Rate $143 per night plus taxes.
UOAA’s Conference Attendee Reimbursement of Expenses Scholarship (CARES) is designed to help first time UOAA National Conference attendees defray costs associated with travel and accommodations that would otherwise be unable to attend. Recipients of the Scholarship will also receive one complimentary registration. Requirements to apply include the following:
Applicants must be an Ostomy/Continent Diversion patient and a member of a UOAA Affiliated Support Group or an Individual UOAA National Member.
Must be a first time National Conference attendee.
Selection preference will be given to those with recent surgery, preferably within two years prior to the conference.
CLICK HERE for complete details to apply for the CARES award. Please note UOAA is accepting applications through Monday, April 17, 2023. Recipients will be notified on Monday, May 8, 2023.
If you would like to print and mail, fax or email your Registration Form to UOAA, please click on the link below to download our Registration Form and Waiver. Please note there is an additional $15.00 processing fee per registrant to register in this manner.
Given the continued concerns with COVID-19 and its evolving variants, UOAA’s Board is taking precautions to ensure the safety of all of the Conference attendees. Therefore, we are asking all registrants to sign UOAA’s Health & Safety Waiver and Assumption of Risk upon registration.
SECURE YOUR SPONSORSHIP! Sponsorship at UOAA’s National Conference is a great way to show your support and commitment to the ostomy community. Sponsors receive prominent recognition at the event, in the Conference Program and The Phoenix Magazine, and on the new Mobile App. We also offer a variety of unique promotional opportunities. For complete details, please contact UOAA’s Executive Director, Christine Ryan, at firstname.lastname@example.org
SECURE AN EXHIBIT BOOTH! The Exhibit Hall is a must-see at every UOAA National Conference and 2023 is sure to hold some new surprises!! You’ll have the opportunity to connect with the ostomy community in a relaxed and professional setting. The Exhibit Hall will be open on Thursday, August 10th from 2:45pm to 6:30pm and on Friday, August 11th from 8:30am to 1pm. You can also promote your company, product and/or service through our new Mobile App at no additional cost! If you’d like to secure an Exhibit Booth, please contact Ian Settlemire at email@example.com.