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MAY 13-16, 2024


Clubhouse Suites

2320 S. Louise Avenue

Sioux Falls SD 57106


PACT Course:

Sanford Research Center

2301 East 60th Street N

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Most Everything You Wanted to Know:

  • Attire is casual throughout the PACT course; be comfortable!

  • Complimentary breakfast served in hotel lobby starting at 6 am.

  • ClubHouse offers complimentary shuttle to and from the airport.

  • PPALS will host:
    • Welcome Reception on Monday, May 13, 6 pm to 9 pm in the Cabernet Room at the ClubHouse; pizza, salad, dessert along with wine, beer, and soda.
    • PACT Group Dinner on Tuesday, May 14 from 6 pm to 8 pm at The Barn on Sanford campus; appetizers, buffet dinner, dessert, along with wine, beer, and soda
    • Three buffet lunches, refreshment breaks and beverages provided throughout the PACT course.                                                                                 
  • PPALS will provide a daily bus ride leaving from the hotel lobby at 7:45 am and returning in the afternoon, to and from the Sanford campus for all 3 days:

    • When PACT ends on Thursday, there will be a bus heading to the airport for those leaving right from Sanford. You can load your luggage on the bus when leaving the ClubHouse that morning.

    • Another bus will return to the ClubHouse Suites

  • Yes, Sioux Falls has Uber and Lyft!

  • Wednesday evening is your chance to explore Sioux Falls and have dinner with your fellow PACT attendees! Have fun!!!!

  • Lecture handouts will be made available after the course via email with link to a Dropbox.

  • Please watch for a daily email from PPALS for a quick evaluation. Your opinion helps us plan for the 2025 PACT course.

  • Let us know if you are staying on for the Sanford Great Plains Summit.

  • Please share any photos on your social media and with us! We will be using #PPALSPACT2024.

  • A Faculty and Attendee list will be available in the Welcome Packet.

  • Make the most of the networking opportunities during PACT!!!

Sanford CoRDS Great Plain Summit will be held immediately following the PACT course on Thursday and Friday, May 16-17, 2024. Rare Cancers is the focus for this year’s event. Registration is required and is free whether one attends in person or virtually. Information available

Important: If you are staying for the Sanford Great Plains Summit, please let us know so we can arrange for bus transportation to and from the meeting. Otherwise, it will be your responsibility to get to and from the meeting.

Evaluations: Yes, there will be evaluations! A daily email will be sent to each attendee with a link for the lectures. Please share your comments, suggestions, and opinions. Collecting this ‘data’ is important for PPALS for a myriad of reasons that would benefit the overall organization. We greatly appreciate your assistance by ‘sharing your thoughts!’

If you have any other questions, please track down any of the PPALS Team to get information. Hopefully we will have an answer.

Here to help are Jean Campbell, Jayne Gershkowitz, Barbara Wuebbels, Maria Hardin, David LaGreca, Rob Tomaino, Tim Durkin, and Olivia Montano; we are a friendly bunch! Thanks so much for spending these days with us!

Make the most of every moment while at PACT!