December 2-3, 2022

The Diplomat Beach Resort | Miami, FL

Deadline to purchase tickets is November 18

FAST Schedule of Events

Thursday - December 1, 2022

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Translational Research Symposium and ABOM Meeting

*This event is for scientists, industry partners and medical professionals only.

Friday - December 2, 2022

8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Exhibits

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Global Science Summit: Focus on Angelman Syndrome Translational Research

Saturday - December 3, 2022

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Exhibits

8:30 am - 1:15 pm

Global Science Summit: Focus on Clinical Trials

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Gala

COVID-19 GUIDELINES: The safety of our community is our top priority. We are continually monitoring recommendations from local, national and international health authorities. Currently, FAST is requiring individuals test negative for SARS-CoV-2 using the rapid antigen test within 24 hours prior to attending the Global Science Summit & Gala. FAST reserves the right to evaluate and expand COVID-19 protocols as best practices and applicable legal requirements evolve.

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Summit & Gala  FAQs

Registration

The deadline for purchasing tickets to all in-person activities is November 18. Virtual registration will be open through November 30.

Attending In Person

The Science Summit & Gala will be held at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida. The Diplomat is conveniently located near two international airports: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), which is 9 miles away, and Miami International Airport (MIA), which is 22 miles away.
The Diplomat Beach Resort is located 9 miles from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and 22 miles from the Miami International Airport (MIA). Rideshare services, such as Uber and Lyft, and taxis are readily available at the airport and hotel.
Check-in time is 4:00 pm. Early check-in may be available on a first-come, first-served basis, but should not be counted on.
No tickets will be mailed. When you check in for your first event at the Summit & Gala you will receive a badge. Bring that badge with you to all of the events over the weekend, as it will allow you access to the events.
Recipients of the 2022 FAST Global Science Summit and Gala ticket giveaway were notified via email. All ticket winners were automatically registered for the gala; no tickets were mailed. When you check in for your first event at the Science Summit & Gala you will receive a badge. Bring that badge with you to all the events over the weekend, as it will allow you access to the events.
The dress code is black tie.
The safety of our community is our top priority. We are continually monitoring recommendations from local, national and international health authorities. Currently, FAST is requiring individuals test negative for SARS-CoV-2 using the rapid antigen test within 24 hours prior to attending the Global Science Summit & Gala. However, it is not necessary to provide proof of a negative test result. FAST reserves the right to evaluate and expand COVID-19 protocols as best practices and applicable legal requirements evolve.
Bring a picture of your child to raise (along with your paddle number) during the paddle raise! Many families do this, and it’s a great way to honor your child or loved one.
A reduced self-parking rate of $35 + tax per day will be available at The Diplomat Beach Resort. To receive this discounted rate, To receive this discounted rate, park in the hotel garage and ask for a parking discount voucher at the event registration table.

Attending Virtually

As we have done in previous years, FAST will live stream the Science Summit and Gala for individuals who are unable to attend in-person. We have always done our best to ensure the educational, research and pharma updates are available to everyone. 

To receive the program links, please register for “Virtual Admission” here. 

Detailed instructions for accessing the virtual platform for the Global Science Summit & Gala will be emailed to registered attendees no later than November 30. Please double-check all junk email folders.

To participate in the paddle raise virtually, click here. 

Click “2022 FAST Gala Paddle Raise” and select an amount. Then, follow the prompts to confirm your email or create an account. (Please note: if you use the same email address that you used to register for the FAST Science Summit & Gala, the process will be simpler.) 

All donations made through the platform throughout the week will be included in the paddle raise on Saturday evening. You will be required to enter your credit card information in order to participate in the paddle raise. 

This year, will offer live translations in Spanish, French and Italian. Translations in additional languages will be available once the recordings are posted to FAST’s YouTube channel, by the end of the day on Tuesday, December 6. 

Instructions for accessing live translations will be included in the email with your link to join the virtual program. 

To change the language of the recorded presentations in YouTube: 

  • Within the video, turn on closed captioning by clicking the “CC” button at the bottom of the video 
  • Then, click the Settings wheel icon, and click “Subtitles/CC” 
  • Click “Auto-translate” and select your language 

Yes. All Summit presentations will be posted to FAST’s YouTube channel by the end of the day on Tuesday, December 6. 

If you have additional questions that are not addressed here, please email events@cureangelman.org