Virtual Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) Family Conference

Saturday, July 11, 2020 to Saturday, July 11, 2020
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM


Nicklaus Children's Hospital
virtual conference
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

The Nicklaus Children's Family Conference 2020 is going virtual! Join us on Saturday July 11, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EST Time)

Cost $25.00 for Virtual Access

Families will have the opportunity to ask questions during this virtual conference.

Experts in the following specialties will speak at this virtual event: 

Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon, Oncology, Speech, Audiology, Orthodontist, Endocrinology, Orthopedics, Cardiology, General Surgery, Nephrology, Genetics, and experts on the Teen/Adult Panel.  You will have a chance to ask the speakers questions as long as time allows. The conference will be recorded and sessions can be viewed after the virtual conference has ended.
Registration is open May 20 through June 20.

The Beckwith-Wiedemann Foundation International is a co-sponsor of this event.

BWS patients during the conference clinics

About the Speaker:

Dr. Perlyn

Dr. Chad Perlyn is an attending plastic surgeon within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and also an assistant professor and chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. As a pediatric plastic surgeon, Dr. Perlyn's practice is dedicated solely to caring for children and young adults with congenital or acquired anomalies and injuries. His particular interests are in craniofacial surgery, vascular anomalies and pigmented lesions of the skin.

Hotel Reservations

We have reserved a block of rooms at:

Hampton Inn and Suites
777 NW 57th Avenue
Miami, Florida 33126
Phone: (305) 262-5400

Use this link to book with the BWS conference rate, or mention the following when making a reservation:

Group Name: Nicklaus Children's Group
Group Code: CHX-BWS

The following are the hotel rates (all rooms are non-smoking):

  • 2 Queen Beds: $107.00 (with tax $120.91) no rollaways available for queen rooms, 4 people max occupancy.
  • 1 King bed: $107.00 (with tax $120.91) roll away bed available upon request, 3 people max occupancy.
  • Suite: $129.00 (with tax $145.77) 1 bedroom suite with either 2 queen beds or 1 king bed plus a pull out sofa, roll away bed available upon request, can potentially accomodate 8 people.

The room blocks will run from July 8, 2020 through July 15, 2020. If you wish to come early or stay late, please coordinate with the hotel on pricing.
There is free parking and Wi-Fi at the hotel. Free hot breakfast is also included.
*Please book as soon as possible to reserve the room you want. The 1 bedroom suites are usually booked first, so the sooner you reserve, the better. The special hotel rate will end on July 8, 2020.


There is a shuttle that runs from Miami International airport to the hotel. If you fly into Fort Lauderdale there is a super shuttle that will take you to Miami International airport and then you can take the hotel shuttle.
Uber transportation is available in Miami, to use this service you must download the Uber app to your phone.

The BWS Coordinator will have shuttle transportation provided to and from the hospital. Please see conference registration for more information.

For more information regarding the conference and to receive a registration packet please contact Kristen Burr, the BWS Center Coordinator

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