The LHON Western Conference – Vancouver 2019 will be an opportunity for those in the LHON community in Canada, the United States, and abroad to meet and connect with others who are affected or are impacted in some form by LHON. The conference will allow people to learn more about mitochondrial disease from a scientific perspective, update on treatments, new technologies and strategies for living with LHON.

There will be a variety of sessions with world-renowned specialist, industry leading speakers and opportunities to test new technologies. Attendees will have opportunities to network with other, researchers, physicians and exhibitors.

Event Details

April 26, 2019Meet and Greet Social Event 7:00 to 10:00 PMThe Listel Hotel
Proudly brought to you by CNIB – “Phone It Forward”
April 27, 2019ConferenceSegal Building (500 Granville Street Vancouver)
April 28, 2019Sports EventFun Run/Walk in Stanley Park

Donate a Smartphone. Change the life of someone who’s blind!

Bring your gently used smartphone (iPhone 5, android equivalent, or higher) to the Friday night Meet and Greet or to the Conference on Saturday to the CNIB table and donate it to make a difference.

All eligible phones will receive a tax receipt and will benefit Canadians who are blind or partially sighted.

CNIB Phone It Forward logo

Conference Fees

  • $80.00 per person (Breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks are included in your registration fee)

Hotel Rate and Information – The Listel Hotel

Special $179 room rates are available for registered attendees at The Listel Hotel. (Space is limited so contact the hotel today to reserve your accommodation!)

Please contact The Listel at: (604) 684-8461 or

For questions about the conference please contact:

Register Today!

Please complete the form below to include all details so that we can best accommodate the needs of our LHON Western Conference registrants. Upon completion of your form you will be redirected to our Registration Payment Page. Thank you for your information and we look forward to your attendance!

If you are completing the form for yourself, please include yourself as the Registrant Number One

LHON Western Conference Registration and Payment Form

Please provide first and last name of individual completing this form:


Please include the email address for the primary contact:


Please include the first and last name of each of the participants attending the conference:


Are the following registrants affected with LHON vision loss?


Please complete all required fields and you will be redirected to the PayPal friendly page. Please select the Quantity of registrants for a flat fee of $80.00 per person including HST (i.e. 4 registrants x $80.00 = $320 in total).

If You MissedThe Last Conference

Review the exciting sessions from our recent Ottawa conference. Unmute  to listen to video.
A GREAT reason to attend in Vancouver on April 27th.