The 23rd WPATH Symposium will be held in Bangkok, Thailand
February 14th-18th, 2014"Transgender Health in Global Perspectives"
Call for Abstracts: 23rd WPATH Biennial Symposium
February 14 – 18, 2014 at the Anantara Riverside Resort & Spa Hotel
Transgender Health in Global Perspectives
All abstracts must be submitted on the following website by July 1, 2013:
The purpose of the 23rd WPATH International Symposium is to present professionals with the latest advances in research, education, clinical service, and advocacy to promote the health and well being of transgender and transsexual people and their families. The scientific program will address topics in several areas including primary care, psychiatry, endocrinology, and surgery; psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy; sociology and anthropology; gender and sexuality; speech and voice therapy; and other related fields relevant to transgender health. We invite all professionals, clinicians, researchers, and academics to submit relevant abstracts. There will be a variety of special panels, paper presentations, poster sessions and speakers, including some of the following topics: Children, families, and youth; ethnic/racial and cultural diversity in transgender health; transition-related services; community-based health care and community-participatory research; transgenderism in sports; human rights; and the latest advances in brain research. An update will be provided on the revision of the DSM and ICD gender-related diagnoses. Proof of Attendance Certificate and CEUs will be given to all Symposium attendees. CME’s and CEU’s will be offered for the Pre-Conference Continuing Education program.
Call for Mini-Symposia
23rd WPATH Biennial Symposium
The WPATH symposium scientific programming committee is requesting applications for mini-symposia to be held during the 2014 WPATH symposium in Bangkok on February 14-18, 2014. The organizers of these mini-symposia should plan a session consisting of 3-4 invited speakers surrounding a topic important for transgender health. The best proposals will be selected for inclusion in the WPATH symposium programming. There are no funds available for the organizers or invited speakers. Successful applications will be notified by July 1, 2013.
Please follow this link for the application:
The WPATH meeting in Bangkok will feature the 2nd WPATH Surgical Summit. This special conference for surgeons only will provide an forum for exchange of new ideas and updates on the latest advances in gender re-affirming surgeries among surgical colleagues. Please contact Dr. Stan Monstrey at Stan.Monstrey@ugent.be or Dr. Preecha Tiewtranon email@example.com for more information about attendance at this conference.
History The earliest identifiably Thai kingdom was founded in Sukhothai in 1238.
Politics Thailand is a constitutional monarchy, with the king as Head of State.
Climate Thailand is largely tropical, so it's hot and humid all year around with temperatures in the 28-35°C range (82-95°F).
Culture Mainland Thai culture is heavily influenced by Buddhism. _____________________________________________________________________
Scientific Committee Co-Chairs
Stan Monstrey (Belgium)
Vin Tangpricha, MD (USA)
Apichai Angspatt, MD (Thailand)Stan Monstrey (Belgium)
Vin Tangpricha, MD (USA)
Local Organizing Committee Chair
Tiewtranon Preecha, MD (Thailand)
Local Organizing Committee
Apichai Angspatt, MD (Thailand)
Pongsakorn Wittayaprichakul, Conference Organizer (Thailand)
WPATH Administrative Staff
Bean Robinson, PhD, Executive Director (USA)
Jeffrey Whitman, BS, Office Manager (USA)
Andrea Martin, Executive Administrator (USA)