First LDS Patient and Research Networking Conference

June 24th / 25th 2023

Registration form for educational program of the First LDS Patient and Research Networking Conference. June 24th

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Registration Deadline: May 25th 2023
Registration information:
The educational program is intended for patients, family members and health care professionals. It consist of lectures and break out sessions on June 24th and an optional recreational social activity: A guided walking tour of Antwerp with a sweet taste! Learn about the history as well as some medieval legends in a fun and interactive way. The tour starts at Grote Markt, Antwerp on June 25th, starting at 2 pm. Duration 2h, relaxed walking temp.  Separate registration required (20 Euro per person)
The registration for the educational program on June 24th is free. Lunch, beverages and snacks will be provided throughout the day.
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I would like to sign up for a number of additional family members:
Food allergies:
I would like to request physical assistance.
(wheelchair users, etc.)
I would like to attend the social activity (Historical walking tour) on June 25th at 2 pm (20 Euro):
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Break-out session topic preferences:
Please pick at most 2 break-out session topics that you are most interested in.
For more info, see programme on main page.
Aortic surgery in LDS:
Filip Rega (cardiac surgery, Leuven) – Hal Dietz (pediatric cardiology, genetics Baltimore)
LDS and children:
Gretchen Oswald (genetic counselor, Baltimore), Wendy Dewals (pediatric cardiology, Antwerp)
Pregnancy and LDS:
Ingrid van de Laar (clinical genetics, Rotterdam) – Aline Verstraeten (genetics, Antwerp)
Sport/physical therapy/recreational activities and LDS:
Alex Pitcher (cardiology, Oxford) - Andrea Laufer (orthopedics, Muenster)
Chronic nutritional issues:
Pamela and Tony Guerrerio (immunology, internal medicine, Washington/Baltimore)
Psychosocial challenges and coping strategies:
Gretchen Oswald (genetic counselor Baltimore) – Charlotte Spaes (clinical psychologist, Antwerp)

Unfortunetly, the registration deadline has been reached. If you would still like to apply, please send an email to

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