2019 Global Learning Conference Madrid

Our first conference in Spain! The Ehlers-Danlos Society brings together the leading world experts to discuss the latest medical and scientific information about the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes and related disorders, including the recently-described hypermobility spectrum disorders. The conference covers two separate days: 6 April 2019 is Health Professionals Day and 7 April is Patients Day for those who have EDS/HSD and their families. For Patients Day, sessions will be translated into Spanish, French, German, Dutch, and Italian. Click here for PDF flyer in English.


Juntando expertos líderes mundiales para analizar los últimos avances médicos e información científica sobre el síndrome Ehlers-Danlos y los trastornos relacionados incluido el descrito recientemente espectro de desorden de hypermobilidad. La conferencia cubre dos días separados: el 6 de abril de 2019 es el Día de los profesionales de la salud y el 7 de abril es el Día de los pacientes para aquellos que tienen EDS/HSD y sus familias. Para el día del paciente, las sesiones se traducirán al español, francés, alemán, holandés e italiano. Haga clic aquí para un folleto en PDF en español.

Special Screening for hEDS Genetic Research Study
The Madrid conference is the first screening event for our whole-genome study of hEDS.

Health Professionals Day, 6 April 2019

€150 — includes lunch and refreshments for morning and afternoon breaks. Please note you will be asked to provide proof of your professional status at check-in. Thank you! Cancellation policy is up to one week prior to event in order to receive a refund.

Patients Day, 7 April 2019

€95 (10% discount for students, disabled, and carers) — includes lunch and refreshments for morning and afternoon breaks. Please note you will be asked to provide proof of your professional status at check-in (for instance,the ISIC International Student Identity Card or the Tarjeta de Discapacidad or the EU Disability Card). Thank you! Cancellation policy is up to one week prior to event in order to receive a refund.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

The Meliá Castilla Hotel
Calle del Poeta Joan Maragall,
43, 28020 Madrid, Spain

The Meliá Castilla is a few minutes walk from Paseo de la Castellana, a 15-minute drive from Barajas airport and from the IFEMA exhibition centre, and a 10-minute drive from the Chamartín train station and the Public Hospital, Carlos lll.

Registrants can book accommodations at a special discounted rate through https://events.melia.com/en/events/melia-castilla/The-Ehlers-Danlos-Society-Global-Learning-Conference.html


El Meliá Castilla se encuentra a pocos minutos a pie del Paseo de la Castellana, a 15 minutos en coche del aeropuerto de Barajas y del centro de exposiciones IFEMA, y a 10 minutos en coche de la estación de tren de Chamartín y el Hospital Público, Carlos lll.

Los inscritos pueden reservar alojamiento en un hotel a una tarifa especial con descuento a través de https://events.melia.com/en/events/melia-castilla/The-Ehlers-Danlos-Society-Global-Learning-Conference.html

Platinum Sponsor

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For questions about the conference, please get in touch with our Event Manager, Stacey Simmonds.

If you’re interested in sponsorship opportunities, please get in touch with our Development Director, Carissa Hocevar.

View our sponsor prospectus here and our sponsor agreement here.