2016 IPWSO conference: Building global community

How do the scientific conference and workshop fit into IPWSO2016?

The 9th IPWSO Conference: Building Global Community encompasses several conferences, including the Parents Conference, the Professional Provider and Caregivers Conference, the Pre-Conference Workshop on July 20 and the Scientific Conference (Wednesday July 20 evening reception, Thursday July 21 and Friday July 22).

Who is the contact for information about the scientific program and workshops?

Members of the Scientific Conference Organising Committee are Dr Rachel Wevrick (Univ. of Alberta), Dr Theresa Strong (Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, Scientific Director of the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, and member of the Prader-Willi Research Foundation's Scientific Advisory) and Professor Tony Holland, Univ. of Cambridge, Chair of the Clinical, Scientific & Medical Advisory Board for the International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation). For general conference information and registration, please contact For the scientific conference and workshop, please contact

How can I register for the scientific conference and workshop?

Both the Scientific Conference and Workshop are open to anyone who would like to attend. Registration information will be posted on the 2016 IPWSO conference website.

How can I present my work at the IPWSO 2016 Scientific Conference?

The Call for Abstracts (PDF link) has information about opportunities to present a poster on July 21 or a talk in one of the sessions on July 21-22. The deadline for abstract submission is Feb 1, 2016.

Information kindly provided by organisers of 2016 IPWSO. You can learn more about the conference at their website.