The LGS Foundation's is thrilled to announce the location and dates for our 7th International Family and Professional conference on Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. This year's conference will be held at the Sheraton Austin - Georgetown, TX  from October 30 - November 1, 2020. This three-day, comprehensive conference brings together more than 350 LGS family members and professionals for education, socialization, support and fun. 

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How often do you organize your family & professional conference?

The LGS Foundation holds our International Family & Professional Conference every 18 months within the United States. We change the location for each conference to a different region so families from all over the country can participate.


How long is the conference?

The LGSF Family & Professional Conference is three days long; it starts on a Friday and ends on a Sunday.

What is the price of registration and what's included? 
The price for registration for the 2019 conference will be $275 per adult and $175 for children and adults with LGS. This price includes entry into all sessions Friday - Sunday, breakfast and lunch on all days, the welcome reception on Thursday evening, the cocktail reception on Friday evening, the dinner on Saturday evening, access to the child activity rooms, and all organized activities.

What is the price of the hotel? 

The rate per night for a room at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown is $145/night plus tax. This is for single up to quadruple occupancy. 


I can't attend; is there a way to view information from the meeting? 
Yes, presenter slides will be posted online after the meeting concludes. We will also be posting live clips from the conference on facebook, so please be sure to follow us: www.facebook.com/lgsfoundation. 

Is childcare available?
The LGS / SIBS Day camp will be offered again in 2020. Each person with LGS and their siblings are welcome to sign up to attend. The day camp is staffed with volunteers and features age or level appropriate themed activities throughout the day. 

Who attends this meeting?
The audience is typically made up of LGS family members (75%) and epilepsy professionals (25%).

Are scholarships available?
Yes, the scholarship application will open mid March 2020 with a deadline to apply by May 1st. Five levels of scholarships are available.