2017-2019 Events in chronological order



World Congress of Lymphology   September 25-29, 2017  Barcelona, Spain   http://www.lymphologycongress2017.com/

British Lymphology Society (BLS) Conference  October 1-3, 2017   Staffordshire, England   http://www.thebls.com/conference/2017%20Conference-Details/

NLN International Lymphedema Conference October 10-15  Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL   http://www.lymphnet.org/

Lymphedema Seminars  October 13-15, 2017  Hartford, CT  http://lymphseminars.com

Lipoedema UK Members Workship   October 14-15, 2017   Sheffield, UK   members-workshop-2017

20th International Vascular Biology Meeting  October 15-19, 2017  Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA  http://www.navbo.org/events/calendar/504-vb2017

Obesity Week   October 29-November 2, 2017   http://www.obesity.org/meetings/obesity-week

Lymphedema Seminars  November 3-5, 2017   Southern CA  http://lymphseminars.com

Partnering for Cures  November 14, 2017 San Franciso, CA  http://www.partneringforcures.org//registration

IFATS Meeting November 30-December 1, 2017   Miami, FL   https://www.ifats.org/ifats-miami-2017/



Klose Lymphedema Therapy Certification Various cities and Dates   Click here for more info: http://klosetraining.com/schedule/

Gordon Research Conference   Lymphatics  March 11-16, 2018  Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Lucca (Barga) Italy  GRS Lymphatics 

Lymphedema Seminars:  March 16th-18th, 2018   Seattle  http://lymphseminars.com/0318_wa_reg_form.php

UIP World Congress of Phlebology  Feb 4-8, 2018  Melbourne, Australia  http://uip2018.com/

NORD Rare Disease Day  February 28, 2018  http://www.rarediseaseday.org/

ACP Internal Medicine Meeting   April 19-21, 2018   New Orleans, LA  https://im2018.acponline.org/

FDRS Conference:   April 27-28, 2018 Dallas, Texas  http://www.fatdisorders.org/society/events/fdrs-conference-2018

ISSVA  May 30-June 1, 2018  Amsterdam, Netherlands   https://www.issva2018.org/en/Home_10_6_12.html

Lipoedema Awareness Month  June 1-30, 2018 worldwide

Lymphedema Awareness Network of East Tennessee  Knoxville, TN  Call Becky Sharp for more information:  865-607-3476

Dermatology Education Foundation: DERM2018 CME Conference  July 19-22  https://dermnppa.org/meetings/derm2018

NAVBO Vasculata Conference   July 23-26, 2018  St. Louis  http://www.navbo.org/events/vasculata2018

EDS International Symposium 2016  September 26-29, 2018  Belgium  https://www.ehlers-danlos.com/international-symposiums/ 



World Congress of Dermatology  June 10-15, 2019  Milan, Italy  http://www.wcd2019milan.org/

NAVBO Lymphatic Forum   Spring 2019  Austin, TX  http://www.navbo.org/events/lymphatic-2019



Other events listings


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Past events


Klose Lymphedema Therapy Certification Various cities and Dates   Click here for more info:  http://klosetraining.com/schedule/

Gordon Research Seminar: Vascular Cell Biology  January 15-20, 2017 Ventura,CA  http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=12214

Lymphedema Seminars  February 17-19, 2017  Seattle Washington   http://lymphseminars.com/

NORD Rare Disease Day  February 28, 2017   https://rarediseases.org/for-patients-and-families/connect-others/rare-disease-day/

Lymphedema Awareness Network of East Tennessee  March 14, 2017 Knoxville, TN  Call Becky Sharp for more information:  865-607-3476

Talk Lipoedema Conference  March 18-19  Birmingham, England  http://www.talklipoedema.org/events/2017/3/18/talk-lipoedema-conference

Grant Managers Network Conference   March 20-22, 2017  Hollywood, CA  http://www.gmnetwork.org/conference/

Lymphedema Seminars  March 25-26, 2017   Minneapolis, MN  http://lymphseminars.com

2017 Lymphedema Lobby Days, March 26-28, Washington, DC.  To Register Click here

2017 Dash For Rare - Virtual Race  April 1-30, 2017 To Register Click here

German Society of Dermatology   April 26-29, 2017  German Society of Dermatology

FDRS Conference   Salt Lake City, UT April 28-30   http://www.fatdisorders.org/society/events/fdrs-conference-2017

Lymphedema Seminars  April 28-30, 2017   Dallas, TX  http://lymphseminars.com

Klose Training Lymphedema Conference   May 4-6, 2017  Denver, CO    http://klosetraining.com/klc-2017/

FNIH - Annual FNIH Award Ceremony  May 17th, 2017  Washington, DC  https://fnih.org/Donate/award_ceremony_sponsorship_and_ticket_information

Lipoedema Awareness Month June 1-30, 2017 worldwide

NAVBO Lymphatic Conference  June 8-11, 2017  Northwestern, Chicago http://www.navbo.org/events/Lymphatics2017

Lymphedema Seminars  June 9-11, 2017 Nashville,TN  http://lymphseminars.com

International Lymphoedema Conference  June 21-24, 2017  Siracusa, Italy  http://www.lympho.org/2017-siracusa/

Lipedema Network Canada -  Lipedema Day  July 11, 2017   http://lipedemanetworkcanada.com/upcoming-events/

Dermatology Education Foundation: DERM2017 CME Conference  July 20-23  Las Vegas, NV  Derm2017



Lymphedema Seminars:  January 29-31: Orlando, FL: (location and details TBA)  http://lymphseminars.com/

Love the Lymphedema Treatment Act 2016 Valentine’s Day Walk February 14, 2016  LoveTheLymphedema

Lymphedema Seminars: February 19-21: Dallas, TXBaylor Medical Center at McKinney http://lymphseminars.com/

Talk Lipoedema Roadshow  February 20, 2016  UK   Reserve your free place now by emailing:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lipoedema UK and Love Concert   February 25, 2016  London  For tickets click here

NORD Rare Disease Day  February 29, 2016   Rare Disease Day

Lymphedema Seminars: March 4-6: Charlotte, NC: Carolinas HealthCare System (location and details TBA)  http://lymphseminars.com/

Lymphedema Awareness Network of East Tennessee March 8, 2016  Knoxville, TN  Call Becky Sharp for more information:  865-607-3476

Klose Training Lymphedema Awareness Day  March 14, 2016   Aurora, CO  Klose Training

Grant Managers Network Conference   March 14-16, 2016  New Orleans    Click here

Lipoedema Hilfe conference  German Lymph Day March 19th, 2016  Subscribe via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gordon Research Seminar:  Perspectives on Lymphatic Vascular Signaling, Development and Function March 19-20, 2016 Four Points Sheraton/ Holiday Inn Express  Ventura, CA  GRS Lymphatics 

Gordon Research Conference:  Basic Science and Disease Mechanisms in Multiple Organ Systems March 20-25, 2016  Four Points Sheraton/ Holiday Inn Express  Ventura, CA    GRC Basic Science

Talk Lipoedema  Renew Revive Refresh  Weekend Retreat  April 1-2, 2016  Buxton, Derbyshire Weekend Retreat

FDRS Conference:  Living with Lipedema & Dealing with Dercum's Disease  April 8-10  St Louis, MO  FDRS Conference

Lymphedema Seminars:  April 15-17: Phoenix, AZ: Banner University Medical Center  http://lymphseminars.com/

2016 Lymphedema Lobby Days, April 18-20, Washington, DC.  To Register Click here

Talk Lipoedema Roadshow   April 30th  Gloucester   Reserve your free place now by emailing:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

EDNF  EDS International Symposium 2016  May 2016, NYC  http://ednf.org/eds-international-symposium-2016

Lymphedema Seminars: May 13-15: Indianapolis, IN: Eskenazi Health   http://lymphseminars.com/
International Lymphoedema Conference  May 25-28, 2016  Darwin, Australia Asia Pacific Conference

Lipoedema Australia Support Society   June 2016 Melbourne, Australia  *TBD*    LASS

Lymphedema Seminars:  June 3-5:  St. Louis, MO: Washington University School of Medicine  http://lymphseminars.com/

Dermatology Education Foundation: DERM2016 CME Conference  July 21st- 24th  http://derm2016.org/

Lipoedema UK conferences  June 24-26   Click here for more info

Lipoedema UK Members Conference and Workshop  June 25 and 26   Reading UK  click here for tickets

NLN International Lymphedema Conference
   August 31-Sept 4, 2016  Omni, Dallas    Lymph Science Advocacy Program

Lipoedema Ladies BIG MEET  October 2016  (More info to come)  BIGMEET

Lymphedema Seminars: October 7-9: Baltimore, MD: Mercy Medical Center  http://lymphseminars.com/

National Lipoedema and Lymphedema Anniversary Congress  October 8   http://www.lymfoedeem.nl/wat-nlnet-doet/jubileumcongres

19th International Vascular Biology Meeting  October 30th - Nov 3rd  Boston, MA   http://www.navbo.org/events/ivbm-2016

Lymphedema Seminars: November 4-6: Palm Springs, CA: Eisenhower Medical Center (Rancho Mirage, near Palm Springs)  http://lymphseminars.com/

Partnering for Cures  November 13-15   Grand Hyatt, NYC  http://www.partneringforcures.org/

IFATS Meeting  November 17-20, 2016  San Diego, CA  IFATS 2016



Living your Best Life with Lipedema Webinar series  December 13th @ 7am ET  All About Managing Lipedema, Compression, Pumps, MLD and more  WEBINAR REGISTRATION: Click here

NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) Regional Conferences throughout the US  April 16-17 Chicago,   April 30-May 1 Orlando

Live Symposium: Integrating Imaging and Biomechanics for Exploring Lymphatic Pump Failure in Lymphedema  June 10, 2015 @ 12pm Lymphaticnetwork.org

Lipoedema UK AGM & Conference 2015 June 26-27, 2015  Reading, UK www.lnni.org

LE&RN Run/Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases  June 28, 2015 Santa Monica, CA  LE&RN Run/Walk

NORD State Charity Filings Webinar  August, 2015   Information to follow

EDNF Learning Conference   August 13-15, 2015   Baltimore, MD  EDNF Conference

Dr Vodder School International School Training Course  Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy August 26-28, 2015  Halifax, NC   Dr Vodder School

NLN Conference  25th World Congress of Lymphology  September 7-12, 2015  San Francisco, CA  Congress of Lymphology

New York 2015 Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases  September 19, 2015 @ 10am Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn Bridge NY    New York Walk

NIH The Third Circulation" Lymphatic as Regulators in Health and Disease" Symposium  Fishers Lane Conference Center  September 29-30, 2015  Rockville, Maryland       The Third Circulation
Texas 2015 Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases October 10, 2015 @ 10am   Plano, TX   Texas Lymphedema Walk

Living your Best Life with Lipedema Webinar series October 11th @ 7am ET  WEBINAR REGISTRATION: Click here

Lipoedema Ladies BIG MEET  October 17-18, 2015  Village Hotel, Walsall   Lipoedema Ladies

Vascular Biology Conference Oct 18-22, 2015   Hyannis, MA  http://www.navbo.org/events/vb2015

NORD (National Organization for Rare Diseases) Regional Meeting  Oct 20, 2015  Arlington VA  NORD

NORD (National Organization for Rare Diseases) Summit  Oct 21-22,2014  Arlington VA   NORD

The Canadian Lymphedema Framework (CLF) National Lymphedema Conference  October 23-24, 2015  Calgary, Canada  Canadian Lymphedema Framework

8th State of Georgia  Lymphedema Education & Awareness Conference  October 24, 2015 at the Doubletree by Hilton/Buckhead  Lighthouse Lymphedema Network

IFATS Meeting  November 5-8, 2015  New Orleans, Louisiana  IFATS

Lymphedema Seminar  November 6-8, 2015 Tucson, AZ  Lymph Seminars

Living your Best Life with Lipedema Webinar series  November 22nd @ 7am ET - Advocating for Yourself - How to Talk to your Doctor  WEBINAR REGISTRATION: Click here

Lipedema Lunch and Learn  (Lipedema Network Canada) November 24th 11:30am-1:30pm London, Ontario, Canada  Lunch and Learn



Rare Disease Day - February 28, 2014 across USA

Gordon Research Conference - March 9 – March 14, 2014, Lucca (Barga), Italy
Molecular Mechanisms in Lymphatic Function & Disease

Melbourne, Australia Lipoedema Meeting - March 15, 2014
Event by Lipoedema (Australia) Support Society March 15th, Sydney, Australia

First International Congress for Lipoedema  - March 16, 2014, around Germany
Invitation-only event

Fourth Dutch Lipoedema Day - May 17, 2014, Urmond (near Maastricht), the Netherlands
all Dutch event
Event by Stichting Lipoedeemdag


ILF conference - May 29 – June 4, 2014 ONLINE

ILF Conference – Lyhmpoedema. Reduced Incidence, Prevalence and Impact - June 5 – 7, 2014, Glasgow, Scotland

Lipoedema UK's AGM and Information Day June 7, London, UK 

Society of Vascular Medicine Annual Meeting - June 12 – 14, 2014, San Diego, CA, USA
Dedicating one session to obesity with an emphasis on Lipedema.

Lipedema session info:
June 12 (Thursday afternoon at 2pm to 3 pm)
Obesity and Vascular Disease
Simultaneous Session 6B.       
Moderator – Thom Rooke
1). Obesity and DVT, PE and venous insufficiency – Henna Kalsi
2). Lipedema: prevalence and pathophysiology – Steve Dean
3). Clinical features/findings and the differential diagnosis of lipedema –Ana Casanegra
4). Lipedema phenotypes,
Dercum and Madelung disease (Karen L. Herbst)
5). Treatment options (Karen L. Herbst)
6). Questions

Fat Disorders Research Society mini-conference, details here:http://www.fatdisorders.org/society/events/fdrs-events - September 6, 2014, Washington, DC, USA

11th Biennial NLN International Conference: The Campaign for Lymphedema Care: Perspectives, Evidence and Practice http://lymphnet.org/events/2014-nln-conferenceSeptember 3-7, 2014, Washington, DC, USA

BLS Annual Conference This year’s conference theme takes in many topics of interest, suggested by BLS members: here’s a taster of what to expect: surgical techniques, aftercare, alternatives, exercise, myofascial release, scar management, laser and the psychosocial aspects of lymphoedema. - October 5-7, 2014, Birmingham, UK


IFATS Welcome to the 11th Annual Meeting of the International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science.  Our meeting will be held in New York City, and is Co-Chaired by Sydney Coleman, MD and Kacey Marra, PhD. Highlights of this year’s conference include a strong focus on both clinical translation and basic science, as evidenced by our Guest Speaker (Damian Garcia-Olmo, MD, PhD) and our Keynote Speaker (David Kaplan, PhD).  This year’s conference includes a special short course on the fundamentals of adipose-derived stem cells, offered as a focused tutorial for those new to the field. Additionally, we will offer over a dozen concurrent sessions focused on hot topics such as stem cell enriched fat grafting, aging, bone regeneration and wound healing.  Finally, we will have a special panel focused on the Business of the Stromal Vascular Fraction. http://www.ifats.org/ifats-new-york-2013/   November 21-24, New York, NY 



Netherlands, LIPV - June 2013

International Society of Lymphology - September 2013 – Rome, Italy
2 talks on lipoedema

The Big Meet - September 2013

British Lymphoma Society conference - October 2013 - Brirmingham, UK

Meet-up in US in Tucson, Arizona of women with lipedema. Attendees include Dr Herbst. - October 24th-25th, 2013 Tucson, Arizona, USA

Global Genes | RARE Project and a host of partners are proud to continue our RARE Webinar Series, a series of educational webcasts this year on relevant and timely topics that should be of interest to the RARE community. http://globalgenes.org/caregiver-webinar/  November 21, 2013 – Webinar – 11am PDT

Lipoedema Ladies    November 17th Scotland  http://www.lipoedemaladies.com/#!whats-on/c1l62