Location – Symposium 2020

Mitochondrial Medicine 2020: JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054 USA

The 2020 UMDF Symposium rate is $159.00/night (plus tax and resort fees) for single or double occupancy.  There is a required resort fee of $35 but please note that the UMDF attendees receive a discounted fee of $10.  Click here to reserve your room at the group rate.  Cut off date to book in Group Block is May 22, 2020.  The block will go fast so please reserve your room NOW – reservations just need to be cancelled 7 days prior to arrival in order to avoid a penalty of night’s room and tax.

Pursue your passions and discover award-winning service at the AAA 4-Diamond JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. Our family-friendly hotel welcomes you with an unparalleled array of luxurious amenities, including an on-site spa, championship golf at Wildfire Golf Club, five pools, a lazy river and exquisite dining. Gracefully designed rooms and suites include deluxe bedding, modern technology and floor-to-ceiling windows; many feature views of the mountains, golf club or resort pools. Invigorate your mind and body at Revive Spa, or perfect your swing on one of our two immaculate golf courses, designed by Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. Feast on American cuisine, Asian specialties or steak – or enjoy a poolside cocktail or local beer. Our expansive event venues include Phoenix’s three largest ballrooms and multiple scenic outdoor spaces, setting the tone for gatherings of all sizes and styles. If you’d like to explore beyond the hotel, Cave Creek and Desert Ridge Marketplace and more are close by.   Click Here to read more about the hotel.

There is a special parking rate (50% off) for UMDF attendees.

Symposium Links

Sponsor Today!

Contact Beth Whitehouse at bethw@umdf.org for more information on sponsorship opportunities

Flying into Phoenix?

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

Airport Phone: +1 602-273-3300

Hotel direction: 22 miles NE

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Transtyle: 1-800-410-5479 or www.Transtyle.com; fee: 65 USD (one way) ;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: 65 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 2 USD (one way)

Visit PHX airport website

Driving directions

Take the 24th Street exit from the airport and follow signs to 51 North. Stay on 51 North until it ends at Loop 101 and take the exit for 101 East. Stay in the right lane and exit left onto Tatum Boulevard. Travel past Desert Ridge Marketplace on the right and at Deer Valley Road turn right. Continue on Deer Valley Road to Marriott Drive and turn left.

More about Ground Transportation

Should you prefer not to wait or are arriving past the hours of operation, you may arrange for Super Shuttle or Uber as noted below or arrange for an Uber once you have arrived.

Super Shuttle — you may also use this mode of transportation to and from the airport.  Shared rides are as low as $25. You may book in advance on line at www.supershuttle.com or by calling 1-800-258-3826.

Uber estimates run between $35 to $50 (one way) – Click here for estimates from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/.