2013 Angelman Syndrome Foundation

Biennial Conference

“Championing Progress”

July 23-26, 2013

Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin

Orlando, Florida

The Angelman Syndrome Foundation Biennial Conference provides families of individuals with Angelman syndrome, medical professionals, educators, researchers and AS supporters with an opportunity to come together and discuss the latest developments in managing AS.  Since the first Conference in 1991, the ASF has intensified the quality and quantity of information available to families and professionals, addressing virtually every aspect of AS.  As the largest AS Conference in the world, the ASF is proud to host this valuable event and to underwrite approximately half of the cost associated with hosting the Conference, making it more financially accessible for all families of individuals with AS to attend.

2013 Biennial Conference

Registration for the Angelman Syndrome Foundation’s 2013 Biennial Conference—Championing Progress—is now open!  This year’s Conference will be held July 23-26 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin resort in Orlando, Florida, and will feature a variety of keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and collaborative opportunities with other attendees. 

The Conference theme, Championing Progress, reflects the remarkable progress made in advancing research, treatments and direct support for individuals with AS and their families during the past few years.  These developments include discovering a potential treatment for AS, opening two Angelman Syndrome Clinics, discovering how a low-glycemic diet can dramatically reduce seizures, further understanding the genetic complexities of AS, and many others. The ASF is honored to continue to collaborate with a variety of institutions and champion the progress being made in improving quality of life for individuals with AS and their families. 

All details related to the Conference are located on the ASF's website, including:

  • Registration details
  • Conference schedule
  • Transportation & travel details
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Discount attraction tickets
  • Exhibitors and sponsors
  • Scientific Symposium

As additional information is available pertaining to the Conference, the ASF will update its website and distribute notifications. 

Conference Scholarship

The ASF engages private and corporate donors to raise additional funds to help offset the costs of attending the Conference for families, and uses those funds to offer the ASF Conference Scholarship.  The Scholarship is awarded on a financial need basis and funds are available up to $1,000, which helps cover Conference registration and hotel accommodations.  Families interested must apply by May 9, 2013.  All information provided is kept completely confidential by the ASF.

Visit http://www.angelman.org/ today to register for the Symposium.