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Conferences – UK and international

We hold an annual conference for those affected by GSD and their families, doctors researchers and other medical professionals. We also attend and support international conferences on GSD.

The AGSD-UK holds an Annual Conference which usually takes place over a weekend in the autumn, based  at a hotel. The programme is from midday on a Saturday to after lunch on Sunday.

The programme normally includes a main speaker on a topic relevant to all, news and updates, the association’s AGM and, most importantly, workshops on the various GSD variants. A creche is provided. Members also appreciate the opportunity for a social get-together on the Saturday evening.

AGSD-UK members have expressed a preference for the Annual Conference to be held in a different part of the country each year, so this is what the Trustees endeavour to achieve.

Conferences attended in 2019 included

SHG Annual Conference – Duderstadt, Germany, 24-26 May 2019.

AGSD US Annual Conference – Houston, Texas, 20-21 September 2019.

AGSD-UK Annual Conference – Daresbury Park Hotel & Spa, Cheshire. 5-6 October 2019.

More details of our 2019 conference.

IGSD 2019 Conference – Porto Alegre, Brazil, 14-16 November 2019. A world level event held about every 3 years in different countries. It is usually strongly supported by medical professionals and researchers.

Conferences planned for 2020

For national and international conferences in 2020, please see our Calendar of Events.

Locations of some past AGSD-UK conferences

2019 – Daresbury Park Hotel, Cheshire
2018 – Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire
2017 – East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham
2016 – Tortworth Court, Gloucestershire
2015 – Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire
2014 – Wychwood Park, Crewe, Cheshire

2013 – Holiday Inn Hotel, Bristol
2012 – Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire
2011 – Ironbridge Holiday Inn, Telford
2010 – Royal Pharmaceutical Society, London
2009 – Ramada Jarvis Hotel, Leicester
2008 – Novotel, Reading
2007 – Novotel, Reading

2006 – Novotel, Bradford
2005 – Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes
2004 – Novotel, Birmingham
2003 – Novotel, Bradford
2002 – Gateway Hotel, Nottingham
2001 – Campanile Hotel Birmingham
2000 – Belfry Hotel, Oxford
1999 – Copthorne Hotel, Manchester