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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 Symposia to be considered for presentation at the WPATH 28th Scientific Symposium.

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.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:59pm US Eastern Time (GMT-4). 

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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

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

300-Day Viewing Add-On: This Viewing Special allows you to watch all the recorded sessions from the entire symposium for 300 days, that's 5 times more than what you get with the standard paid registration. 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 + 26, 2024)
WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Medical Course (September 25, 2024)
WPATH GEI (1-Day) Advanced Mental Health Course (September 25, 2024)
WPATH GEI Advanced Child & Adolescent Workshop (September 26, 2024)
WPATH GEI Workshop - Neurodiversity Intensive (September 26, 2024)
WPATH GEI Workshop - Pediatric Endocrinology (September 26, 2024)
WPATH GEI Workshop - Breaking Barriers: An International and Intersectional Exploration of Access to Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender Youth and Families (September 26, 2024)

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

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




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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