DEBRA Care Conference

The 2024 DEBRA Care Conference
Atlanta, Georgia (Omni Atlanta Hotel at Centennial Park)
July 28 - 31 (with hotel stays until August 1st).


DEBRA Care Conference


Are YOU an adult with EB? Or do you have a child with EB? Are you and a family member/caregiver interested in attending the 2024 DEBRA of America Care Conference?

This year, DEBRA Canada will offer funding for 13 DEBRA Canada member family groups (two people per group = one patient and one caregiver) to attend the DEBRA of America 2024 Care Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

  1. DEBRA Canada does not take any responsibility for personal injury. If funding is granted, each traveller is responsible for purchasing the appropriate personal travel insurance.

  2. Funding does not include any additional hotel or airfare cost related to an extended stay due to unforeseen circumstances.

As an attendee, here is what you can expect:

Registration covers your hotel stay (for up to 4 people) and all-entry passes to the full conference for each member of your party, which includes:

  • Educational sessions from global EB experts
  • Cutting-edge research updates
  • In-depth discussions addressing the multifaceted challenges of EB, including navigating transitions, managing financial aspects, and finding crucial emotional support
  • Exhibitors, including top wound care manufacturers, ready to assist you
  • Family-friendly functions and evening entertainment
  • Complimentary meals (stay tuned for specifics)
  • Mobile app and printed materials
  • Designated playrooms and live shows for the kids during the span of the conference
  • Opportunity to meet other families and individuals who share the common bond of EB and make life-long connections

Details of DEBRA Canada funding for each (2-member) family funding provided would include the following:
  • Economy Airfare (departure dependent on where each family resides in Canada)
  • Congress Registration Bundle (includes hotel and food for all conference days)
  • Includes a food per diem (for two travel days, July 27 and August 1)

Please note: Funding does NOT include:
  • Any additional hotel or airfare costs related to an extended stay.
  • Any additional costs related to upgrades on hotel room stay
  • Any additional costs related to airline (i.e. flight upgrades or missed flights)

Notification of Selection...

Each application will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Those DEBRA Canada member families selected to receive funding will be notified by phone and email (if provided) by Thursday, March 28, 2024.

Submission deadline is Friday, March 8, 2024

We look forward to receiving your submission!

The DEBRA of America staff are excited to share important details about the conference with you ! To learn more about the conference, click here.

DOWNLOAD THE 2024 DCC TRAVEL APPLICATION FORM, CLICK HERE, or to access the online fill-able form, please email Erin Hoyos at

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