14th World Down Syndrome Congress (WDSC) is organized by MCI Middle East, Down Syndrome International (DSi) and will be held from Nov 15 - 17, 2020 at Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Who Should Attend:
• People with Down syndrome
• Family Members
• Professionals in other fields related to Down syndrome
• Medical Professionals
• Professionals Allied to Medicine
This is the first event of its kind to be held in the Middle East and North Africa. In a global phenomenon, the WDSC will bring together an anticipated 1,200 delegates including people with Down syndrome, their families and advocates, experts, specialists experts, specialists and researchers in the field of Down syndrome.
The congress will discuss significant developments and quality research in recent years in key areas of global relevance to people with Down syndrome. Topics of interest will include health, education, employment, sports, recreation and leisure. Focus will be on human rights based issues (in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disability (UNCRPD)) such as ensuring adequate standard of living, social protection, legal recognition, social and cultural inclusion and the right to live an independent life.
The congress will include recent significant developments, quality research in key areas of global relevance to people with Down Syndrome.
The WDSC, the largest global congress for people with Down syndrome, is a family based event and an opportunity to share and hear their inspiring success stories, the challenges facing people with Down syndrome, and to gain knowledge and experience about self- advocacy, empowerment and social inclusion.
The UAE is hosting an event of such magnitude because of its remarkable history in international achievements. The continuous humanitarian initiatives and the direction from its prudent leaders to implement the latest standards by providing People of Determination with equal opportunities in all areas of life.
Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
|Contact No. :||+971 4 311 6300
January 15, 2020
|Registration Type||Last Date||Price|
|International: Doctors, Dentists, Scientists, Researchers, Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals - Early Fee||30 Apr,2020||AED 2200.00|
|International: Social workers, Teachers, Charities, Voluntary Organizations, Social Enterprises and Other Professionals - Early Fee||30 Apr,2020||AED 1800.00|
|International: Parents, Guardians, Carers and Family Members of a Person with Down Syndrome - Early Fee||30 Apr,2020||AED 1400.00|
|UAE Residents: Doctors, Dentists, Scientists, Researchers, Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals - Early Fee||30 Apr,2020||AED 1600.00|
|UAE Residents: Social workers, Teachers, Charities, Voluntary Organizations, Social Enterprises and Other Professionals - Early Fee||30 Apr,2020||AED 1400.00|
|UAE Residents: Parents, Guardians, Carers and Family Members of a Person with Down Syndrome - Early Fee||30 Apr,2020||AED 1000.00|
|International & UAE Residents: People with Down Syndrome 18+, Students and Nurses - Early Fee||30 Apr,2020||AED 800.00|