Annual Convention

Join Us!

Please join us for our 30th Annual Huntington’s Disease Society of America Convention at the Hyatt Regency at Reunion in Dallas, Texas, June 25-27, 2015. This year’s convention will feature informative workshops, activities and world-class speakers that will update you on the latest developments in HD care and research.  A variety of social activities complement the program of educational sessions and research updates. Connect with old friends and meet new ones.

See you in Dallas!

PRELIMINARY CONVENTION PROGRAM For a printable PDF of the preliminary Convention Program CLICK HERE.






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Can’t make the convention? Thanks to a grant from Lundbeck, HDSA will webcast select sessions from the Annual Convention. Please click here to view.


Poker Tournament on Thursday June 25, 2015
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 Hotel Accommodations

The Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion is one of Dallas’s most iconic downtown luxury hotels, where attentive staff will accommodate your every need before you know it’s there. Sophisticated enough to please the most discerning business traveler, Hyatt Regency Dallas also delights travelers with “all the little extras”. From the expansive meeting and event space to unrivaled service, you’ll understand why the shimmering 50-story tower isn’t the only thing that stands out against the Dallas skyline. The hotel is located 15 Miles from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and 7 miles from Love Field Airport.

One night room and tax will be held as an advanced deposit at the time of booking. Upon arrival to the Hyatt Regency Hotel the Front Desk will request one (1) of the following:

1. A credit card will be authorized for the remaining balance of room & tax for each additional night plus $25.00 per day for incidentals/parking (if applicable).  At departure, the advanced deposit and the authorized card on file will settle the remaining balance;  any remaining authorization will be released to the credit card on file in 3-5 business days. Or…

2. A debit card and/or cash for the remaining balance of room, tax and parking (if applicable) for each additional night will be deposited to your account. If paying with a debit card and/or cash, we encourage guests to pay for hotel incidentals on an “as you go” basis with their debit card/cash.  At departure, the advanced deposit and the arrival deposit will settle the remaining balance.

The Hyatt Regency Hotel discounted convention rate has expired.

There are still rooms available at the Hyatt Regency at the regular rate. To make a reservation at the Hyatt please call 1-888-421-1442.

HDSA has secured an overflow hotel located 0.7 miles from the Hyatt Regency.

Crowne Plaza Dallas
1015 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Special rate of $129 per night plus taxes.

To make a reservation please call 214-742-5678 Ext. 625. Make sure to reference the Huntington’s Disease Society Convention.




Air Transportation

Travel to the site of the convention with our preferred airline — United. You are eligible to receive discounted airfares by booking your travel through united.com . When booking your flight, enter ZUA5835184 in the Offer Code Box.*

Code is valid for travel to both Dallas International Airport and Lovefield Airport.


* Attendees may book through united.com and receive an additional 3% discount without a service fee. Additional 3% discount applies to published fares only. Enter ZUA5835184 in the Offer Code Box. Note: additional 3% discount excludes travel to/from Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Discount level applicable based on 1st letter of published tariff fare purchased.


 Ground Transportation

Super Shuttle offers ground transportation to and from airport to hotel. A $2.00 one-way / $4.00 roundtrip discount is offered for reservations made ONLINE ONLY. The discount is valid between June 21-30, 2015 to/from the Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion. Use discount code 68UMC when booking online. Please note: there is $2.00 reservation booking fee if you call directly into reservations.

CLICK HERE to book discounted ground transportation.



Convention Scholarship Opportunities

National Convention Scholarship

Thanks to the generous support of Lundbeck, HDSA is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to first-time attendees of the 30th Annual HDSA Convention. Click here.

National YOUTH ALLIANCE Scholarship

The NYA is also offering scholarship opportunities for NYA members. Preference is given to first-time Convention attendees. NYA members who received a scholarship to the 2014 Convention are not eligible to apply. Click here.


Thanks to the generosity of Lundbeck, HDSA will be offering scholarships to attend the 2015 Annual Convention for residents of Texas. CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

Past Convention Presentations

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