The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) National Conference brings together individuals from all sectors of the primary immunodeficiency (PI) community to help people with PI and their families understand and manage these rare, chronic disorders. Throughout the conference, there are opportunities for learning, discussing and sharing for all ages. From physicians to nurses to specialized life management experts, people with PI and their families have an unsurpassed opportunity to network with those on the cutting edge of research and treatment.
We want you to join us in 2021! The IDF 2021 National Conference will be held in Dallas, TX June 24-26, 2021 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Registration will be available spring 2021.
Below, you can read highlights on what you can expect at the next IDF National Conference.
Educational Sessions & Events
You can choose from an array of sessions and activities! Educational sessions feature world-renowned healthcare professionals and life management experts. Overall, you and your family will receive the information you need and the support you deserve at the IDF National Conference.
Click here to see presentation recordings from the IDF 2019 National Conference.
You’ll have many chances to make new connections, catch up with those you’ve met at other IDF events or chatted with online, and simply get to know each other. Enjoy time being surrounded by those who understand what you’re going through and getting to know others within the PI community.
Find Out Where We’re Headed
For nearly 40 years, people facing the diagnosis of a primary immunodeficiency disease (PI) have turned to IDF, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to each person diagnosed and to future generations affected by these rare, chronic disorders. Let’s discover how our community has changed over the years and what challenges lie ahead.
IDF Zebra Gala
Celebrate the IDF National Conference with a festive evening! There will be great music, food, libations, recognitions, and, of course, a touch of zebra. Attire for this night is festive, black and white—as always, zebra stripes are welcome.
IDF Youth & Teen Program
The Youth & Teen Program at the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) National Conference offers fun, age-appropriate activities to help educate the future of the primary immunodeficiency (PI) community. The program is exclusively for children and teens, ages 6 months to 18 years, diagnosed with PI or who have an immediate family member with a PI. Attendees will be divided into groups by age.
IDF Education Hall
Leave room in your fun-filled and information-packed conference schedule to visit the amazing Education Hall! This is your opportunity to learn about the latest products and services available to the PI community. There will also be a "Visit and Win" game where you can be entered into a drawing for an iPad if you visit all participating exhibits.
Say farewell and hear the announcements of the upcoming IDF Regional Conferences dates and locations, the next IDF National Conference, and game/contest winners.
Want to get notifications about the IDF 2021 National Conference? Make sure your information is up-to-date, including your e-mail address, mailing address, diagnosis of person with PI and year of birth of person with PI. These pieces of information allow us to contact you with information relevant to you and your family. In addition, we will not be able to e-mail you unless you have an IDF My Account and are subscribed to “IDF Events.” If you do have an IDF My Account, simply log in, scroll down to "Household" and edit your information. While you're logged in, scroll down to “My E-mail Subscriptions” and subscribe to “IDF Events” to subscribe to updates. If you have not created an account yet, click here to get started!