We Can & We Will

2018 FPWR Family Conference
October 4-6, 2018
Las Vegas, NV

About The Event

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The Annual FPWR Conference is a powerful experience combining education, networking and community-building. Learn the latest in PWS research from experts in the field and have the opportunity to engage one-on-one with the researchers that have a deep interest in finding treatments for our loved ones with PWS.  In addition to presentations by PWS clinical experts, you will learn the latest in clinical trials and updates from the most promising research studies.

Featured 2018 Speakers

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Kolby Kail
Speech Pathalogist
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Kate Woodcock
Behavioral Psychologist
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Tony Chambers
Bahavior Analyst
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Cindy Szapacs
Behavior Analyst
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Melanie Silverman
Registered Dietician
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A. Dimitropoulos
Professor of Psychology
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Elizabeth Roof
Sr. Research Specialist
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To Be Announced
Coming Soon

Day 1 - Friday, October 5

New Parent Session *
Conference Sessions and Breakouts
Conference Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Saturday, October 6

Age Group Breakfast
Conference Sessions and Breakouts

Highlighted Sessions


Join us for a special session just for new parents
This special pre-conference session the morning of Friday, October 5th is for parents who have received the PWS diagnosis within the last 24 months. Meet other new families and learn from parents who are on this same journey. Space is limited, please RSVP during ticket purchase.



You won't want to miss our Clinical Trials Panel
There are more PWS clinical trials investigating treatments for PWS than ever! Stay up to date and learn the latest in current and upcoming clinical trials directly from trial representatives.


Behavior, Behavior, Behavior!
Never before has there been this level of PWS behavior expertise together in one room! What have we learned about PWS behavior in recent trials and what is being done to help us overcome behavior challenges? Hear from the world's most relevant PWS behavior experts during our Behavior Panel then deep dive further during one of our behavior sessions!

Can't Get Enough of the Science?

Join us for the PWS Research Symposium 

Thursday, October 4th, 9:00am-5:00pm

An exciting day of the latest breakthroughs in Prader-Willi syndrome research including genetics, molecular mechanisms, PWS models, metabolism, therapeutic development, clinical care, and clinical trials. Presentations will be given for a scientific audience (researchers an academics). Parents are welcome to attend.

Research Symposium Regstration $225

Learn more.


Networking Breakfast
Abstract Presentations
Scientific Reception and Poster Sharing

Registration Details

Enjoy full access to educational breakouts, engaging sessions and networking opportunities. Breakfast and lunch included on Saturday, October 6th.

  • $225 Parents and Relatives Discount Rate
  • $349 Standard Rate
  • Research Symposium Requires Additional Registration

Infants and young children are FREE when they attend conference sessions with their parents. On-site childcare will NOT be available. 

Limited financial aid may be available to cover the cost of registration. Please submit your request here.


The Venue

Caesar's Palace

3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109


A block of rooms is available for conference guests at Caesar's Palace for the discounted rate of $139/night. Rooms at this rate are limited! A link to our discounted room block will be included in your registration confirmation email.
October 4-6, 2018
Las Vegas, NY

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