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2019 Annual State Conference

November 2 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 Our annual conference is always a not-to-be-missed event!

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Sign up today for our annual conference taking place on Saturday, November 2nd.

People with PWS are truly unique. For this year’s conference, we decided to embrace that uniqueness and dance to our own beat!

Parents, siblings, family, friends, and professionals will have a chance to laugh together and gain meaningful connections that are sure to last a lifetime. Come and hear leading experts discuss the most current symptom management strategies and those on the horizon. You are sure to learn something new and have fun doing it at this conference!

Meet and Greet Family Mixer: Arrive Friday November 1st and meet with other conference attendees. PWCF’s Board of Directors and even some speakers! Located in the hotel restaurant starting at 7 pm. Children welcome accompanied by adult.

Ann Scheimann, M.D., MBA GI issues in PWS

Gastroenterological problems are common in PWS throughout the lifetime and can be difficult to manage. This presentation will discuss what the latest research reveals and the best ways to prevent and treat GI problems.

Lynne Bird, M.D. The PWS Research Landscape

The world of PWS research is currently exploding with excitement and hope. This presentation will provide an overview of current research including medications targeting some of the most life limiting symptoms such as the PWS hyperphagia food drive.

Lisa Graziano, MA, LMFT Five Tools You Need to Keep Your Child or Adult Safe in a Changing World

It’s a changing world. This presentation will give you the tools you need to navigate it so your child or adult is safe and healthy.

Breakout sessions will include topics on, Nutrition and Supplements, Importance of Self-Care, a PWS Sibling Support Panel, and our always popular Share Sessions by Age Group.

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Contact PWCF by September 15 for a Spanish interpreter. Ponte en contacto PWCF antes del 15 de Septiembre por un intérprete Español.

Travel Information: 

Reserve a single or double room by Sept. 30 for a $129 discounted rate. Call 888-315-3700, ask for Prader-Willi rate.  Or book online at crowneplaza.com.  At booking page, enter “PWC” into the Group Code box. (*correction to brochure which misprinted group code as PWCF. PWC is the correct code.)

Los Angeles International Airport is minutes from the conference site.  Free shuttle runs from LAX to hotel every 30 minutes, 24 hours/day. Parking: Self parking is available for $6 per day or $12 for overnight guests.

Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

 

 

Details

Date:
November 2
Time:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Category:

Organizer

Prader-Willi California Foundation
Phone:
800-400-9994
Email:
info@pwcf.org
Website:
www.pwcf.org

Venue

Crowne Plaza LAX Hotel
5985 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045 United States
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Phone:
(310) 642-7500
Website:
http://www.crowneplazalax.com