Who Should Attend?

The National Lymphedema Conference is geared primarily toward health care, industry and related professionals with an interest in learning more about lymphedema.

  • Certified lymphedema therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, therapist assistants, and nurses
  • Oncologists, surgeons, radiologists and general medical practitioners
  • Research scientists
  • Graduate and medical students
  • Industry representatives for related products, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers
  • Professional compression garment fitters, prosthetists, orthotists, etc.
  • Wound care specialists and clinicians
  • Foot care specialists, chiropodists, podiatrists, pedorthists, foot care nurses, etc.
  • Obesity specialists, dieticians, nutritionists
  • Social workers, psychologists, and nurses
  • Health Ministry representatives and policy advisors, private healthcare insurance representatives

Patients with or at risk of lymphedema, along with their caregivers plus lymphedema advocates are also invited to join us at a special registration rate for the final day of the conference on Saturday, December 4.

Without the restriction that geographical borders create for travel – we invite all national and international delegates to attend our virtual conference online from the comfort of their home or workplace.

Registration Fee
Professionals (2 Days)
Fri Dec 3 + Sat Dec 4
   $249 CAD
Patients (1 Day)
Sat Dec 4 Only
  $ 89 CAD

Day 1 of the Conference:  Friday, December 3, 2021 (English Only)

Content is geared toward health care, industry and related professionals. Professionals can register for one low price that provides access to the full, 2-day conference.

Day 2 of the Conference: Saturday, December 4, 2021 (French and English)

Content on this day will be geared toward both professionals and patients.  Patients are welcomed to join us for a special registration rate that includes all Saturday sessions and an invitation to the Friday evening social activity.

We are pleased to announce that due to anticipated funding support from Heritage Canada, all presentations on Saturday will be in either English or French with simultaneous translation into the other official language. Our goal is to also provide the agenda descriptions, supporting documentation and speaker bios for all of Saturday’s sessions in both official languages. 

All Professional and Patient Registrations Include:

  • All Conference Agenda Sessions on Friday and Saturday (Saturday Only for Patients)
  • Admission to a Friday Evening Entertainment & Networking Social (Patients are Welcome!)
  • Simultaneous Translation of All Sessions on Saturday, December 4
  • Interactive Exhibit Hall and Virtual Briefcase
  • Poster Hall and Abstract Presentations
  • Networking Lounge, Private Meetings, Video & Text Chat
  • Participation in Scavenger Hunt, Leaderboard, and Chances to Win Prizes
  • Post-Conference On-Demand Archive until Jan. 30/22

Be sure to join our mailing list (click here to join) and follow us on social media for these and all our conference updates.


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