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2019 Annual Meeting


The registration deadline has passed. Please contact Jena Kendall, Meetings & Membership Manager, at if you have any questions.

Registration Fees

CARRA Member
Pediatric Residents Program
Arthritis Foundation
Other Non-Profit Organization
Industry Representative via Arthritis Foundation Sponsorship


Industry Representative*


*Industry Representatives will be invoiced following completion of the Registration Form.

Modifying your Registration
If you need to modify your registration after completion, please follow the link in your confirmation email. If you have any issues during the registration process, please contact our Meetings & Membership Manager, Jena Kendall, at

Schedule & Session Descriptions

The schedule and session descriptions are now available. Each committee and workgroup will have opportunities to meet. Guest speakers include Angelo Ravelli, Dan Solomon, Jim Witter, Bryce Reeve, and Gary Walco.

Click here to see the schedule!

Click here to learn more about each session!

Parents/Patients who are invited to attend the meeting by their pediatric rheumatologist or by CARRA staff may register to attend any session during the conference (Thursday - Sunday). 

When registering for specific disease group sessions, Industry Representatives may only attend sessions marked with (I) on the schedule. The Annual Meeting is primarily a working meeting, designed for topic-focused groups to collaborate on research projects. Due to sensitive topics, such as treatment preferences, some sessions will be closed to industry members and these sessions will be determined by CARRA.

Presentation Templates

If you are presenting in the Marriott Ballroom Salon V-VI, please use this PowerPoint Presentation Template.  PowerPoint Ballroom Presentation Template.

If you are presenting in Marriott Session Rooms, please use this PowerPoint Presentation Template. PowerPoint Session Presentation Template.

Hotel & Transportation Information

Marriott Louisville Downtown
280 W. Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-627-5045

Reservations are now closed. View the full hotel and transportation information here.

Shark Tank Award

For information about the 2019 Shark Tank Award, click here.

2019 Pediatric Residents Program

For information about the 2019 Pediatric Residents Program, click here.

2019 Abstracts

For information about abstracts for the 2019 Annual Meeting, click here.

Exhibit Request

If your organization is interested in exhibiting at the CARRA Annual Scientific Meeting, please contact our Meetings & Membership Manager, Jena Kendall, at

Travel Reimbursement

Please review the full Travel Reimbursement Policy for CARRA Members here.

Please note: Attendees wishing to share a hotel room are responsible for finding their own roommate. CARRA does not facilitate the matching of roommates.

 CARRA is grateful to the following organizations for their generous support of the 2019 Scientific Meeting