Researchers, advocates and medical professionals

Join the global Down syndrome community – families, supporters, advocates and professionals – as we come together to learn, celebrate and create positive change at WDSC 2024.


  • Meet advocates, researchers and medical professionals from around the world.
  • Discuss the latest Down syndrome research, medical practices and policy advancements.
  • Collaborate globally to advance research and strengthen support systems.
  • Connect with leaders in the global Down syndrome community.


  • Build knowledge in health, education, employment, inclusion, advocacy, family life and personal development.
  • Gain valuable insights from people with Down syndrome.
  • Access practical resources to improve professional practices and daily life.
  • Attend a pre-Congress health day with specialised presentations and networking.


  • Explore vibrant Brisbane, Australia, during your Congress visit.
  • Join a lively social program with exciting performances and activities.
  • Network and unwind at the Congress events, including the welcome reception and closing Gala Dinner.