Annual Convention

Join us for the 34th Annual HDSA Convention in Boston, June 27-29, 2019!

Check out the recap from the 2018 Annual Convention

Registration Now Open!

Click here to register online
Click here to download PDF Registration

 

Convention At-A-Glance: Three days of education, family, fun and camaraderie!

Thursday Evening:
Team Hope Walk
Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall

Friday:
Opening Keynote
Educational Workshops
Community Awards Luncheon
NYA Talent Show

Saturday:
Research Forum
Educational Workshops
Convention Gala

 

Convention Hotel Information

Hotel Rate & Reservation Policy Registration for Convention does not ensure a room reservation at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. You must make your room reservation separately with the hotel by calling 1-877-901-2079. (Reference group: Huntington’s or HDSA) The rate at the Boston Marriott Copley Place is: $159 plus taxes. Book by June 3, 2019 (or while supplies last) in order to receive this special discounted rate. Boston Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Reservations: 1-877-901-2079 Website: www.hdsa.org/conventionhotel

 

Airline Discounts

We have partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts to our event. Visit http://www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter ZGN9128996 in the Offer Code box.
You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Mon-Fri 8am – 10pm ET and Sat/Sun 8am – 6pm ET. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations.

Don’t forget to shop around! While we do have an airline partner that offers a discount don’t forget to look at other websites to compare pricing (i.e. Expedia, Kayak, Orbitz, etc.).

 

Convention Scholarship Opportunities

National Convention Scholarship: The scholarship is open only to first time Convention attendees who are not Massachusetts residents. (Massachusetts residents please see separate scholarship applications.) Applicants must be 18 years or older as of January 1, 2019. Open to residents of the United States only. Application Deadline:
Applications must be received no later than midnight, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Click here to apply online.
To download PDF of application please click here.

 

 Convention Scholarship Massachusetts Residents:  To help local families participate, we are pleased to announce the creation of a financial aid scholarship for individuals and/or families living in Massachusetts who wish to attend the Annual Convention. The scholarship is open to any family member or caregiver who is affected by Huntington’s disease. There are no restrictions regarding prior Convention attendance. Applications must be received no later than midnight, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Click here to apply online.
To download PDF of application please click here.

 

National Youth Alliance Convention Scholarship:

The scholarship is open to any current or alumni member of the NYA who did NOT receive a scholarship in 2018. You must be a registered member of HDSA’s NYA to apply. Membership information is available at www.hdsa.org/nya.

All Scholarship recipients are expected to attend NYA Day on Thursday, June 27, 2019 as well as all pertinent workshops and NYA activities during the course of the National Convention. You will also be required to volunteer either for silent auction preparation or at the NYA table during the Convention.
Applications must be received no later than midnight, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Click here to apply online

 

To view recordings from the 2018 and other past Annual Convention please click on the year below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Convention Presentations

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