The WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium “A Gender Diverse World in Global Unity will be held at the EPIC SANA Lisboa in Lisbon, PortugalSeptember 25-30, 2024 (Pre-Courses: September 25-26, 2024; Scientific Sessions: September 26-30, 2024.) We look forward to receiving your submission. The Symposium will be presented in both live and virtual formats, giving attendees multiple viewing options.

The WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium will be led by WPATH President Dr. Marci Bowers and Scientific Co-Chairs Dr. Müjde Özer and Dr. Thomas Satterwhite.

The WPATH 2024 Steering Committee and the WPATH Board of Directors will schedule a program that will offer a great educational experience with a variety of viewing options. Our goal remains the same; to promote evidence-based care, education, research, public policy, and respect in transgender health.

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Join Us in Lisbon, Portugal, for:

WPATH 28TH SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM
EPIC SANA LISBOA HOTEL

SEPTEMBER 25-30, 2024

SEPTEMBER 25-26: GEI AND SURGEON'S PRE COURSES
SEPTEMBER 26, 5PM:  OPENING SESSION
SEPTEMBER 27-30: SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS
SEPTEMBER 29: FINAL NIGHT EVENT
 

PLEASE NOTE RE: BOOKING YOUR ROOM AT THE EPIC SANA LISBOA HOTEL:

Booking Payment Conditions
 - All reservations require a valid credit card. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize the credit card prior to arrival. The reservation will only be guaranteed upon advance payment of 2 nights via bank transfer or via secure online payment through an email/link to be sent by the Hotel. Remaining payment will be charged 15 days before arrival via bank transfer or via secure online payment.

Booking Cancellations: until 15 days before the arrival date, 2 nights will be charged. Late cancellations (14 days before) or no-shows will be charged the total amount of the stay.

With this policy, please note that participants will be contacted twice (with booking and 15 days before arrival) for payments.


WPATH is looking forward to seeing you at the WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium, being held at the Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal, September 25-30, 2024. 

Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN for both live and virtual attendees!

Please scroll down for more information, to register, and to book your room today at the Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel. 

JOIN US LIVE IN LISBON

We are thrilled to be able to meet in-person and welcome you this year at the Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal.

Attending the WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium live in Lisbon 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 28th Scientific Symposium includes:

Plenary Sessions
Mini Symposia
Oral Abstract Presentations
Research Posters
WPATH GEI Pre-Courses (additional fee)
WPATH 2024 Surgeon’s Course (Day 2 now open to ALL ATTENDEES) (additional fee)
Breakfast & Lunch September 27-30
1 Welcome Reception ticket & 1 Final Night Event ticket

Unlimited 60-day Virtual Access to All Sessions
Continuing Education Credits
Networking Events
and much more!

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Available Registration Add-Ons

Extended Viewing Add-On: This Viewing Special allows you to receive extended access to view all the recorded sessions from the entire symposium. Take your time and watch all sessions, across all specialties and learn throughout the year. Cost: $100 USD

WPATH 2025 Membership Renewal Add-On: Renew your WPATH 2025 Membership now and avoid a possible dues increase. Cost: See the Membership Information page for specific rates by Member Type.


WPATH 2024 SURGEON'S PROGRAM


WPATH will offer a live-only Surgeon's Program at the Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel on September 25 and 26, 2024, prior to the WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium. This program will feature a variety of gender affirming surgery topics, and is only available to those who plan to register and attend the live Symposium in Lisbon.

For the first time ever, WPATH is excited to open registration for ALL ATTENDEES to join our Surgeons and Surgical Team Members on Day 2 of the Surgeon’s Program.

Day 1: Surgeon’s Only Day (for Surgeons and Surgical Team Members)
Day 2: Open to All Attendees* (additional fee required)

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WPATH GEI PRE COURSES


WPATH will offer the following live-only WPATH GEI Pre Courses at the Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel on September 25 and 26, 2024, prior to the WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium. These Pre Courses are only available to attendees who plan to register and attend the live Symposium in Lisbon. The WPATH GEI Pre Courses are organized and facilitated by the WPATH Global Education Institute.

WPATH GEI (2-Day) Foundations Course - September 25, 2024 (Day 1): 9:00am - 5:00pm; September 26, 2024 (Day 2): 8:30am - 5:00pm
WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Medical Course - September 25, 2024: 8:30am - 5:00pm
WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Mental Health Course - September 25, 2024: 8:30am - 4:30pm
WPATH GEI Advanced Child & Adolescent Workshop - September 25, 2024: 10:00am - 4:00pm
WPATH GEI Workshop Pediatric Endocrinology - September 26, 2024: 8:00am - 12:00pm
WPATH GEI Workshop Ethics Workshop - September 26, 2024: 8:00am - 12:00pm
WPATH GEI Workshop Neurodiversity Intensive - September 26, 2024: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
WPATH GEI Workshop Breaking Barriers: An International and Intersectional Exploration of Access to Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender Youth and Families - September 26, 2024: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

There will be more information to come. Course Descriptions are available on our website here. 

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BOOK YOUR ROOM TODAY - EPIC SANA LISBOA

WPATH is thrilled to announce that reduced rates have been negotiated with the host hotel for our symposium. Please note that WPATH has set aside a limited number of room, so book your room today to secure your spot! Cut-Off Date is September 22, 2024.

Group Rate:  265.00 € (Single/Double) [approx. 289 USD] per night

Booking Payment Conditions - All reservations require a valid credit card. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize the credit card prior to arrival. The reservation will only be guaranteed upon advance payment of 2 nights via bank transfer or via secure online payment through an email/link to be sent by the Hotel. Remaining payment will be charged 15 days before arrival via bank transfer or via secure online payment.

Booking Cancellations: until 15 days before the arrival date, 2 nights will be charged. Late cancellations (14 days before) or no-shows will be charged the total amount of the stay.

With this policy, please note that participants will be contacted twice (with booking and 15 days before arrival) for payments.

BOOK YOUR ROOM TODAY!

Visit the Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel's website for more detailed hotel information. 

JOIN US VIRTUALLY

WPATH is excited to offer attendees the opportunity to participate in and attend the WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium, regardless of their ability to travel.

Virtual attendees will have access to the following:

Live Streaming Access to the USPATH 2023 Opening Session
Live Access to Select Plenary Sessions
Unlimited Access to Virtual Research Poster Hall
Unlimited 60-Day Access to All Sessions
Virtual Opportunities to Network with other Attendees
Virtual Opportunities to Engage with Speakers

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Registration Cancelation/Adjustment Policy

All cancelations for the 2024 WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium must be submitted in writing by email to wpath@wpath.org 

WPATH will retain 10% of the registration fees paid if your registration is canceled prior to September 1, 2024, to cover administrative and processing fees. No refunds or registration changes will be issued after September 1, 2024. Cancelations will be accepted in writing only, via email to wpath@wpath.org

Switching from in-person to virtual attendance will result in a refund of the fee difference, minus the 10% administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after September 1, 2024. Adjustments will be accepted in writing only, via email to wpath@wpath.org

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 wpath@wpath.org 

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