27th WPATH Symposium Information
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WPATH 27th Scientific Symposium
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
September 16 - 20, 2022
Pre Courses: September 16 + 17
(Pre Courses include GEI and Surgeon's Only Courses)
Opening Session: September 17, 5PM Local Time
Scientific Program: September 18 - 20
WPATH is thrilled to announce that registration is now open for the 27th Scientific Symposium, being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 16 – 20, 2022.
For the first time ever, WPATH is able to offer the symposium in a hybrid format, with two ways to attend the Scientific Symposium, so more people can learn, view, collaborate, and interact:
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We are thrilled to be able to meet in-person and we welcome you back this year at the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Attending the symposium live in Montreal will give you the opportunity to see your colleagues, network, socialize and learn from leading experts in the field of transgender health.
Registration for the Live WPATH 27th Scientific Symposium includes breakfast and lunch on September 18, 19, 20, 1 Welcome Reception ticket and 1 Gala ticket. Additional Welcome Reception and Gala ticket packages for guests are available at an additional cost and are non-refundable.
Attending live grants you access to all Pre-Courses and WPATH Symposium sessions, including:
Oral Abstract Presentations
WPATH GEI Pre-Courses (additional fee)
WPATH Surgeon’s Only Course (for Surgeons and Surgical Team Members)
Unlimited 60-day Virtual Access to All Sessions (virtual platform will be available within 30 days of the live event)
and much more!
*If you will not be attending the conference live in Montreal, please scroll below for information and the link to register for the virtual conference.*
LIVE WPATH Surgeon's Only Course
WPATH will offer a live
Surgeon's Only Course at the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal on September 16 and 17, 2022, prior to the WPATH 27th Scientific Symposium. This program is specifically geared towards the Surgeon and Surgical Team Members, and is only available to those who plan to register and attend the live
Symposium in Montreal. If you have any questions about eligibility to attend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Live GEI Pre Courses
WPATH is thrilled to offer the following Pre Courses live at the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal on September 16 and 17, 2022, prior to the WPATH 27th Scientific Symposium. These Pre Courses are only available to attendees who plan to register and attend the live Symposium in Montreal.
WPATH GEI (2-Day) Foundations Course (September 16 + September 17, 2022)
The WPATH GEI (2-Day) Foundations Course is intended for healthcare professionals of all experience levels and specialties, this is a two-day training course that focuses on the importance of an interdisciplinary care team approach and cross-specialty foundational knowledge. It includes what all providers should know about gender development, mental health considerations, policy and ethical issues, primary care and preventative health, puberty blockers and hormonal treatment, surgical overviews and much more, with the implementation of the Standards of Care and the Core Competencies.
WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Medical Course (September 16, 2022)
The WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Medical Course is a full-day training course that focuses on advanced hormonal treatment and complications, co-occurring conditions, general health, ongoing primary care and aging. On overview of gender-affirming surgeries as well as perioperative care will also be presented. Complicated case discussion helps to further understand care and treatment across multiple medical specialties. Presentation format includes didactic and interactive discussion. The Advanced Medical course is for individuals that have already attended the Foundations course.
WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Mental Health Course (September 16, 2022)
The WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Mental Health Course is a full-day training that dives into advanced psychotherapy topics across the lifespan, navigating therapy issues like counter transference, children of transgender people, reidentification, autism, trauma and complicated cases. Presentation format includes didactic and interactive discussion. The Advanced Mental Health course is for individuals that have already attended the Foundations course.
WPATH GEI Advanced Child & Adolescent Workshop (September 17, 2022)
The WPATH GEI Advanced Child & Adolescent Workshop is an advanced workshop that includes information on assessment, hormones and fertility, sexual health for adolescents, and working with parents and families. Case-based discussions are an integral part of this intensive workshop. WPATH GEI Advanced Workshops are a part of our advanced track and are intended for those who have already completed the Foundations Course.
WPATH GEI Advanced Ethics Workshop (September 17, 2022)
The WPATH GEI Advanced Ethics Workshop is an ever-evolving course that includes robust discussion on ethics and moral principles, ethics in surgery and interdisciplinary care, ethics in child & adolescent care, ethical dilemmas, anticipated concerns and barriers to care. This workshop will involve interdisciplinary panels with interactive discussion.
WPATH GEI Neurodiversity Workshop (September 17, 2022)
The WPATH GEI Neurodiversity Workshop will take place on September 17, 2022, Exact Time TBD. Please stay tuned for more information about the workshop topics that will be covered. WPATH GEI Advanced Workshops are a part of our advanced track and are intended for those who have already completed the Foundations Course.
Register (Live Attendees)
*If you will not be attending the conference live in Montreal, please scroll below for information and the link to register for the virtual conference. Please note that the Surgeon's Only and GEI Pre-Courses are not available to virtual attendees, but WPATH does plan to offer a series of virtual GEI Courses after the Symposium, in the Fall/Winter of 2022, exact dates TBD. Stay tuned for more information on the "Upcoming Courses" webpage.*
Book Your Room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal
WPATH is thrilled to announce that reduced rates have been negotiated with the host hotel for our symposium. The DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal is in the heart of Quartier des Spectacles. Please note that WPATH has set aside a limited number of rooms, so book your room today! Cut-Off Date is August 15, 2022, based on availability.
Group Rates: $255 CAD (Single/Double), $280 CAD (Triple), $305CAD (Quad)
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Join Us Virtually
As we did in 2020, WPATH is excited to offer attendees the opportunity to participate in and attend the WPATH 27th Scientific Symposium, regardless of their ability to travel.
Virtual attendees will have access to the following:
Live Streaming Access to the WPATH Opening Ceremony
Live Access to select Plenary Sessions
Unlimited Access to Virtual Research Poster Hall
Unlimited 60-day Access to All Sessions (virtual platform will be available within 30 days of the live event)
Virtual Opportunities to Network with other Attendees
Virtual Opportunities to Engage with Speakers
Cancellation / Registration Adjustment Policy
All cancellations for the 2022 WPATH 27th
Scientific Symposium must be submitted in writing by email to email@example.com
WPATH will retain 10% of the registration fees paid if your registration is cancelled prior to August 15, 2022, to cover administrative fees. No refunds will be issued after August 15, 2022. Cancellations will be accepted in writing only, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Switching from in-person attendance to virtual attendance with a refund of the fee difference by August 15,2022, you will be charged 10% to cover administration fees, after August 15, 2022, the fee will be $50. Adjustments will be accepted in writing only, via email to email@example.com
Switching from virtual attendance to in-person attendance will not incur any administrative fees, other than paying the difference in registration rates. Adjustments will be accepted in writing only, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
, and a special code will be sent to you with instructions on how to upgrade to in-person.
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) invites the submission of abstracts for Oral and Poster sessions as well as State-of-the-Art Mini Symposia to be considered for presentation at the WPATH 27th Scientific Symposium.
WPATH 27th Scientific Symposium (presented live and virtually in September 2022)
Time: September 16 - 20, 2022
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada Submission
Deadline: Friday, May 15, 2022, at 5:00 pm ET
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