Conference Information

Conference Information

Registration Fees and Policies
Hotel Reservation Information
Travel Information

Registration Fees and Policies

Registration Fee  
     Early Bird Registration (until February 28, 2017)                         $245.00
     Regular Registration (March 1– April 18, 2017)                          $295.00
     On-site Registration (April 19 – 21, 2017)                                     $350.00

The registration fee is payable by check or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, or American Express). If you are paying by check, click “Register by Check” on the payment method section on the registration form.

Checks should be made payable to “Prevent Cancer Foundation” and sent to: 

     Lorelei Mitrani
     Prevent Cancer Foundation
     1600 Duke Street
     Alexandria, VA  22314

     Write Attendee Name and registration number on the check

If you need an invoice sent to your organization for registration payment, contact Lorelei Mitrani at Training Orders or Purchase Orders will not be accepted. 

If you are a speaker, moderator, review committee member, poster presenter or conference supporter, contact Lisa Han at with questions regarding registration.


Online registration will be confirmed by e-mail at the time of registration.  All mailed or faxed registrations will be confirmed within two weeks of receipt.  If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact .

Cancellations and Refunds

If an attendee cancels for any reason, a refund of the registration fee will be given, less $25 for administrative costs until close of business on Monday, March 20, 2017.  After Monday, March 20, 2017, a refund of 50% registration fee will be given.

NOTE:  An attendee who does not cancel by e-mail to and does not attend the conference will be considered a “no show” and will not receive a refund for the registration fee.

In the event of an unforeseen circumstance, this event can be cancelled by the Prevent Cancer Foundation and the Foundation is not obligated to refund any expenses that attendees may incur.

Policies and Procedures

  • This conference may be audio-taped.
  • Cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off or placed on “silent” mode before entering a session.
  • Your picture may be taken during this conference and may be used by the Prevent Cancer Foundation for the purpose of reporting on and promoting the Dialogue for Action®.

Meals listed on the Agenda are Covered Expenses. These include:

  • Wednesday, April 19
    • Meet and Greet Informal Reception with Light hors d’oeuvres.
  • Thursday, April 20
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Morning Break
    • Laurels Awards Luncheon (must register to attend)
    • Afternoon Break
    • Evening Reception featuring food stations and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Friday, April 21
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Morning Break

Expenses Not Covered

  • Wednesday, April 19
    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner are on your own. A cash-bar will be available at the informal reception.
  • Friday, April 21
    • Lunch is on your own

All other expenses to be assumed by participants (hotel room, travel, parking, transportation, tips and alcoholic beverages)

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Hotel Reservation Information

The 2017 Dialogue for Action® on Cancer Screening & Prevention will be held at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Hotel, conveniently located to both National/Reagan and Dulles airports.

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Hotel
7920 Jones Branch Dr.
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 847-5000

All conference events will be held at the above hotel, unless otherwise noted.

The Dialogue for Action® room block at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Hotel is open for reservations. The hotel reservation cutoff date has been extended through Friday March 31, 2017After this date room reservations will be accepted based upon hotel availability only. The Washington, DC area is a popular destination, so make your reservations soon!

Click here to make your hotel reservation online at the conference rate >>

For phone reservations, call 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667) and use group name “PCF

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Travel Information

Transportation & Accessibility 

Airport Access 

13 miles/ 30 minutes from DCA Reagan National Airport
13 miles/ 20 minutes from IAD Dulles International Airport
40 miles/ 50 minutes from BWI Baltimore/ Washington International Airport

Silver Line Metro

The new Silver Line Metro has opened up access to Tysons Corner area.
Guests can now reach the heart of Washington, DC in just 30 minutes.
The nearest metro stop, Tysons Corner Station, is only a 12min walk from the hotel (0.6 miles).

Local Shuttle

Complimentary shuttle transportation to Tysons Corner CenterTysons Galleria Mall, the McLean metro station and other locations within a one-mile radius of the hotel  

Traveling by Car

Click here for driving directions to the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner Hotel, McLean, VA.


On-site self-parking: Complimentary
Valet parking: Not available

Traveling by Plane

Washington Dulles International is the closest airport.
The hotel does not provide a shuttle service to/from any airports.

Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD

Distance from Hotel: 13 miles
Estimated taxi fare: $35 (one way)
Estimated Super Shuttle fare: $19 (one way) – reservation required

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA

Distance from Hotel: 13 miles


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Northrop Grumman 

Boehringer Ingelheim


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Myriad Genetics

Quest Diagnostics