CFI Annual Conference 2018


CFI Annual Conference

Crown Plaza Hotel, Dundalk

April 6th - 8th 2018

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland are delighted to announce details of our 2018 Annual Conference which will take place in The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk on the weekend of April 6th - 8th.

The title of the conference is ‘Independent Living’ and will cover a range of topics including Education and Housing. The conference will also feature updates from medical professionals on a variety of areas of interest to PWCF and their families.

The conference is open to all members of the CF Community to attend; people with CF, Parents, Grandparents, Partners and Family Members. 

As always there will be chance to meet up with old and new friends and don’t forget the gala dinner on the Saturday evening!

Preliminary Agenda
Friday April 6th
7.00pm             Welcome Address & CFI Awards

8.15pm             Buffet 

Saturday April 7th
9.15am             Overall Progress and Next Challenges

9.35am             Update on Pipeline Medications

10.00am           From Rescue to Prevention; Adherence / Self Management

10.30am           Independent Living Report

11.00am           Tea & Coffee Break

11.20am           The Gastro-Intestinal System and CF

11.50am           The CF Patient App and Recent Developments in Paediatric Care

12.30pm           Assisted Fertility in CF

1.00pm            Lunch

2.15pm            Personal Reflection on the Ups & Downs of Living with CF

2.45pm            Workshops:
                       1. Independent Living
                       2. Relaxation and Good Health
                       3. Paediatric Care 
                       4. DARE and Employment Schemes

4.00pm           Closing Address

8.00pm           Gala Dinner

Sunday April 8th 
11.00am         AGM

Registration for the Conference is now open. 

Please note accommodation must be booked directly with the hotel; The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk 042-939 4900. Please quote Cystic Fibrosis Ireland Conference at the time of booking.

The cost of accommodation for members attending the CFI Conference are below:

Room Type

One Night -
Friday Night Only

Two Nights -
Friday & Saturday
(including Gala Dinner)

One Night -
Saturday Night Only
(including Gala Dinner)

Single €80 €125 €106
Double €90 €200 €116

Cross Infection
Please note: Cross Infection Guidelines apply – if you are a person with CF please contact CFI directly.

The conference will also be streamed live on our website for people who cannot attend.