What is your policy on guests?

Guests are not permitted in the Exhibit Hall or Specific Sessions, unless prior approval is requested and approved by WORLDSymposium.

Can children attend Scientific Sessions or visit the Exhibit Hall?

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted in WORLDSymposium Scientific Sessions or Exhibit Hall. Children may be registered as family members/accompanying persons of fully registered patient/family attendees, and must be accompanied by a registered parent or a guardian at all times in any common areas of the meeting.

What is the meeting dress code?

Appropriate dress is business casual. Please dress appropriately whenever attending in person session or appearing on pre-recorded or live video for presentations or when in video meetings.

Do I need to consent to being photographed or recorded at WORLDSymposium?

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, WORLDSymposium Scientific Sessions and other related activities, constitutes an agreement by the registrant to permit WORLDSymposium use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, audiotapes of such events and activities.

Can I take photos or screen captures in the exhibit hall?

Attendees may take photos or screen captures of posters ONLY if the poster author agrees. Authors who do not want their posters to be photographed or screen captured will have to indicate as such on their posters. No other photography, or audio or video recording is allowed. Attendees who photograph or record poster information for […]

Can I use recording equipment?

Taking photos, videos or audiotapes of slides, posters and presenters or questions and answers is strictly prohibited unless prior written permission is obtained from the presenter. Copyright and intellectual property law is observed during all WORLDSymposium presentations, sessions and events.

What are the official camera, mobile phone, and video recording policies?

Attendees and media registrants are required to abide by any recording, photography, or screen capture requests made by speakers at any WORLDSymposium event. Photography and recording for personal reference is allowed. However, attendees and media registrants may not share or republish any materials from WORLDSymposium events, including but not limited to slides, unpublished data, or presentation materials, […]

Is there an exhibit hall-only registration fee?

WORLDSymposium does not provide an exhibit hall-only registration fee. In order to visit the exhibits, an attendee must purchase a full conference registration. If you are interested in a great opportunity to connect with over 3000 key members of the international lysosomal disease community, WORLDSymposium is the place!

How do I make my hotel reservation?

Hotel reservations for individuals who are able to attend the live conference in Orlando opened August 1, . Click here for more information and to make a reservation. A limited block of discounted rooms ($279 + 12% tax and $37 fees) at the Hilton Orlando will be available until or when the room block fills, whichever […]

Are any meals included in the registration fee?

WORLDSymposium provides the following refreshments and meals, open to all registered attendees: Light breakfast in the foyer (Wednesday-Sunday) Morning and afternoon refreshment breaks in the exhibit hall (Wednesday-Saturday) Boxed lunch in the foyer (Wednesday-Saturday) Light refreshments and a cash bar in the foyer during evening networking events (Tuesday and Wednesday) Light refreshments and a cash […]

What is your cancellation policy?

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation notices must be in writing and received by 4:30 PM Central Time on to be eligible for a refund. All cancellations are subject to a nonrefundable processing fee of 20% of all registration fees paid. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellation notices should be sent to nadine@gmimeetings.com. Allow four […]

How can I change or update my registration for the meeting?

You will be able to change or update your registration by entering your email and your confirmation number. Any time prior to , any individual registered for the LIVE conference, may transfer their registration to the On Demand-only registration, and receive a full refund of the difference between the LIVE and On Demand rates. After […]

Who should attend WORLDSymposium?

WORLDSymposium is intended for healthcare professionals involved in the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of lysosomal diseases affecting both children and adults, with research and clinically relevant information geared specifically to the following professionals: Medical and clinical geneticists; genetic counselors; pediatricians; neurologists; psychologists; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; registered nurses; and all medical practitioners who are […]

Where is the Scientific Meeting being held?

WORLDSymposium will be conducting the Annual Research Conference as a live event and will be held, in its entirety, at the Hilton Orlando, Florida. Registration Opens: August 1, .Advance Registration Deadline: .