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The PWSA(NZ) co-organises the Asia-Pacific PWS Conference with the PWS Association of Australia. This conference is usually held every three years.


4th Asia-Pacific PWS Conference, Brisbane

4th Asia-Pacific PWS Conference, Brisbane


It is with great pleasure that the Australian and New Zealand Prader-Willi Syndrome Associations invite you to Brisbane in October 2018, to join us at the 4th Asia Pacific Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference. The conference theme is Inspire, Include, Empower which symbolises our goal to create a better life, with fuller opportunities, for all people with Prader-Willi Syndrome.┬áThe conference provides opportunity for scientists, professionals, parents and caregivers to join together, providing a forum to share expertise. The committee welcome you to participate in this event, as by sharing our knowledge and experiences together, we can create a better quality of life for those living with PWS, their families, carers and medical professionals.…

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9th IPWSO Conference 2016 – Toronto

The last International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO) conference was hosted by FPWR Canada and held in Toronto.
Click here to view presentations and other information from the conference.
IPWSO hold a conference every 3 years and the 10th conference will be in Cuba, 2019.

3rd Asia-Pacific PWS Conference 2015 – Melbourne

The 3rd Asia-Pacific PWS Conference was held in Melbourne, Australia, in April 2015.
Click here to view all the video recordings of the presentations.

PWSA Ireland Conference 2014

Click here to view some of the video recordings from this conference. Dr Hubert Soyer and Dr Suzanne Blichfeldt both discuss healthcare and care services for adults with PWS; Dr Suzanne Cassidy discusses healthcare for children with PWS, and Georgina Loughnan presents on physical therapy.

8th IPWSO Conference 2013 – Cambridge

The 8th IPWSO Conference was held in Cambridge, England.
Click here to read a conference review.
Click here to view conference papers and visual presentations.