Registration is open!
The Ehlers-Danlos Society would like to invite you to the 2017 Ehlers-Danlos Society Global Learning Conference, September 7–9 at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas (3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV).
- Adult Registration includes general admission to all sessions; regular registration is $349, available July 7–August 28. (Does not include the Zebra Ball on Friday, September 8.)
- Junior Zebra Registration of $175 (for ages 5–15) includes admission to all Junior Zebra sessions and activities. (Zebra Ball admission sold separately.)
- Included: Thursday opening reception, Friday lunch and two networking refreshment breaks, Saturday lunch and two networking refreshment breaks
- Not included: Zebra Ball at 6:30 pm on Friday, Sept 9 (separate registration fee required).
Click here to go to the hotel reservations site to take advantage of the special conference discount, or call 1-800-538-8777 and request The Ehlers-Danlos Society Conference room block. The last day to reserve the discounted room rate is August 11.
Get ready to #DazzleVegas! We’re looking forward to seeing you there.
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Speakers and schedule
Conference scholarship application closed
Thanks to the generosity of donors, The Ehlers-Danlos Society will be granting a limited number of full-conference registration scholarships based on demonstrated need. The application process is closed. Final decisions and notifications will be made the week of June 26. Those who applied but are not provided with a scholarship will be able to register at the Early-Bird rate until July 14. You will be notified directly of acceptance by email.
A more detailed schedule can be viewed by clicking here.
Thursday, September 7
10 am: 15-minute doctor consults for attendees (to apply, please fill out the Consult Request Form)
2 pm: Sessions begin
5 pm: Opening Reception
Friday, September 8
All day: Sessions
Morning networking refreshment break
Afternoon networking refreshment break
6:30 pm: Zebra Ball (separate admission charge, not included in registration)
Saturday, September 9
Morning networking refreshment break
Sessions and the conference conclude at 3 pm.
Information about Las Vegas
Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. It is the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated activities. For more information about Las Vegas, visit:
RTC Transit is a public transportation system providing bus service throughout Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and other areas of the valley. Inter-city bus service to and from Las Vegas is provided by Greyhound, BoltBus, Orange Belt Stages, Tufesa, and several smaller carriers.
Though no Amtrak trains have served Las Vegas since the Desert Wind was cancelled in 1997, Amtrak California operates Thruway Motorcoach dedicated service between the city and its passenger rail stations in Bakersfield, California, as well as Los Angeles Union Station via Barstow.
A bus rapid-transit link in Las Vegas called the Strip & Downtown Express with limited stops and frequent service was launched in March 2010, and connects downtown Las Vegas, the Strip and the Las Vegas Convention Center.
McCarran International Airport (LAS) is the primary commercial airport serving the Las Vegas Valley. It is located in Paradise, about 5 miles (8.0 km) south of downtown Las Vegas.
RTC Transit provides bus transportation to and from various parts of the Las Vegas Valley. Route 108, Route 109, the Westcliff Airport Express and the Centennial Express provide direct access to the airport. Buses depart from Level 0 of Terminal 1 and Level 2 of Terminal 3.
There are a variety of services either in the hotel or located nearby (Bally’s Hotel address is 3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109). These are provided for your information; The Ehlers-Danlos Society does not endorse or recommend them, and cannot be held liable in any way for the listed businesses.
CVS Pharmacy (24-hour, pharmacy and MinuteClinic varies)
3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 • (702) 474-4089
CVS web site
Walgreens Pharmacy (24-hour, pharmacy 8am–10pm)
Address: 3717 S Las Vegas Blvd #100, Las Vegas, NV 89109 • (702) 262-0635
Walgreens web site
Nearby Doctors and Emergency Rooms
Vegas Concierge Doctor
(Urgent and primary care)
Las Vegas Strip Urgent Care
(Includes triage/referral to nearest hospital emergency facility if needed)
4080 Paradise Rd #15, Las Vegas, NV 89169 • (702) 677-2644
St. Rose Dominican Hospital – Rose de Lima Campus
102 E Lake Mead Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89015 • (702) 564-2622
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89109 • (702) 731-8000
Mountain View Hospital, Las Vegas
3100 N Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, NV 89128 • (702) 962-5000
Southern Hills Hospital: Emergency Room
9300 W Sunset Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89148 • (702) 880-2100
Registration Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be received by The Ehlers-Danlos Society headquarters on or before Thursday, August 24, 2017, and will result in a refund of fees paid less a $50.00 processing fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after Thursday, August 24. Cancellation requests must be made in writing, sent via email to email@example.com.