SEPTEMBER 22 – 25, 2016

Have questions about the conference? See the answers to some frequently asked questions below. If you still have questions, please contact The LAM Foundation at or give us a call at (877) 287-3526.

Where will the RLDC•2016•LAMposium take place? plus

All festivities taking place on Thursday evening through the Saturday evening Breath of Hope Gala will be located in the Northern Kentucky Convention Center which is connected to the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter by a walkway. You can find the walkway just north of the hotel lobby. All Sunday sessions will be held at the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter.

What should I wear to RLDC•2016•LAMposium? plus

Wear casual and comfortable clothing. All presentations will take place within a conference center, so bring along a sweatshirt, sweater or a pashmina if you tend to get chilly in large conference rooms. Bring along comfortable clothing for a yoga session. And don’t forget your dancing shoes and evening attire for The Breath of Hope Gala!

What is the weather like in Cincinnati in September? plus

Typically, the last two weeks of September through the third week in October are ideal. Generally, the days are warm, sunny and dry with temperatures in the mid 70° and are followed by cool, crisp nights.

I need to order oxygen in Cincinnati. How should I handle it with the hotel?plus

For women on oxygen therapy, be sure to pre-order your oxygen through your standard oxygen supplier. Make certain they deliver your oxygen to the front desk of the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter with your name on the order.

What else is there to do in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky? plus

If you are interested in spending a little extra time in Cincinnati to check out the sights, you won’t be at a loss for things to do. Check out to see what’s happening in Cincinnati!

Why are there so many questions on the registration form? plus

In order to receive financial grants for the conference, The National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute requires we ask questions on gender, ethnic origin, age and education. Otherwise additional questions within the registration process help us to plan a weekend that is comfortable for everyone.

I want to attend the conference but need financial assistance. Are there options available to help me? plus

If you are a woman with LAM and want to attend LAMposium but have limited finances, you can apply for a LAM Family Network (LFN) Travel Grant. Click here to learn more about grant and how to apply. Applications must be received by June 30, 2016. If you need assistance, contact Anne McKenna at

How can I participate in the silent auction? What kind of donations are you looking for? How can I submit my donations?plus

If you would like to make a donation to our Breath of Hope Gala Silent Auction, please download this form for ideas for donations, a solicitation letter and information about submitting your donations. If you have any further questions about donations for the silent auction, please contact the Development Office at

I'd like to sell my items at the fundraising table at LAMposium? How do I do that?plus

Want to sell items to help raise funds for LAMposium? Space is limited at this year’s event so please take a look at our Fundraising Table Guidelines and contact Beverly Jackson at

How can I buy/sell raffle tickets for the Breath of Hope Raffle?plus

Enter the Breath of Hope Raffle! Raffle tickets are $25 each, or 5 for $100. Email to order yours today! You can also sell raffle tickets to help fundraise for The LAM Foundation – contact us for more details.

Grand Prize – Palm Springs Vacation for 2
Package for two includes six (6) nights at The Hilton Palm Springs Resort with two 60-minute massage sessions, gift certificates at Wally’s Desert Turtle, Palmie French Restaurant, Riccio’s Steak & Seafood, Castelli’s Restaurant, PLUS two Delta Airline tickets to Palm Springs.
Valued over $4,000!

1st Prize – Hephaestus Jewelry
Custom crafted 18 karat gold, smoky quartz and citrine pendant and earring set from Hephaestus Jewelry. The necklace has 6.84 ct smoky quartz drops, .50 ct citrine and .10 ct diamonds. The earrings have 11.95 ct smoky quartz drops, .50 ct citrine and .12 ct diamonds.
Valued at $1,795

2nd Prize - $1,000 Cash
$1,000 of cold, hard cash to do with as you please! Treat yourself to a night out, a day at the spa, a new investment…the options are limitless!

Drawing is held at the Breath of Hope Gala on September 24, 2016. Need not be present to win! You can also sell raffle tickets to help fundraise for The LAM Foundation – contact us for more details.