Knowledge IS Power.
Strengthen your perspective on Prader-Willi Syndrome at the GEM.
Date: Saturday, October 15 at the Sonesta LAX Airport Hotel
Time: 8 AM – 5 PM.
Schedule and speakers to be released soon.
*Early Bird Special: Receive admission to the conference for $20 off until September 1.
The conference includes the full conference and lunch.
Time: 8 AM – 5 PM.
8:00 am Registration & Booth Exhibits
9:00 am Welcoming Remarks
9:00 am Morning Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kate Woodcock “Understanding Pathways to Emotional Outbursts and Support Strategies”
9:45 am Q&A with Dr. Woodcock
10:00 am Exhibit/Coffee Break
10:15 am Dr. Jain – Growth Hormone Benefits Into Adulthood
11:15 am ” Top 5 Things Your Caregivers Need to Know”
11:30 am Share Groups by Age (Spanish Share Group Available)
12:30 pm *Lunch – Business Meeting / Presidents Awards
2:00 pm Dr. Diane Stafford – Update on Current Clinical Trials
3:00 pm Jenn Paige – Importance of Regional Center CDER (Overview and Update)
3:45 pm Latham Centers “Managing and Planning for Big Transitions”
4:00 pm Adult Social Hour
5:00 pm Program Concludes
Youth and Adult Program:
All ages are welcome at the Youth and Adult Program! Fun activities will keep your loved one entertained while you attend the conference.
Healthy snacks and lunch will be provided. If your child or adult cannot eat the food provided and you would like to bring your own food, you must accompany your child or adult outside of the YAP rooms. Further information will be released upon registration.
Limited spaces available.
Sit down lunch is provided in the afternoon and coffee/tea will be served throughout the day.
Please contact PWCF at least 5 days prior to the conference if you would prefer a vegetarian lunch option.
Hotel Details (Booking a Stay at the Sonesta LAX Airport Hotel):
PWCF has reserved guest rooms for attendees beginning October 13 until October 16.
If you wish to stay at the Sonesta at the PWCF-exclusive rate, please click here.
COVID-19 protocols and procedures for Los Angeles County will be in effect.