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Headache Update 2021

25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

July 15 - July 18

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, 32836 United States


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Conference Information

Venue Location:

Disney’s Grand Floridian Convention Center
4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

View or Download Convention Center Floor Map
Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 1-5: General Session
Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9: Meal Learning Sessions, Workshops & Dessert Reception
St. Augustine Hall: Light Breakfast, Refreshments, Exhibits & Posters



Attendees must register for Headache Update 2021 to book room reservations at the discounted group rate at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. The group rate starts $295.00 per night, plus taxes (single/double occupancy) and is based on limited availability. A link to book your room reservation at the group rate will be provided via a confirmation email sent to the email address provided during registration.

Resort Address:

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Walt Disney World® Resort
4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8451
(407) 824-3000

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Walt Disney World® Resort
1000 West Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8403
(407) 939-1000

Walt Disney World® – Know Before You Go:

To review Walt Disney World® Resort Protocols and Standard Safety & Health Guidelines, please visit:

To review the Health Acknowledgement Checklist and Resort details, please visit:

For the latest details on Walt Disney World® Resorts, Theme Parks and other offerings, please visit:

To visit Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, reservations and admission tickets are required. Registered attendees for Headache Update 2021 may purchase Theme Park tickets at special group rates. The link to purchase Theme Park tickets are provided in a confirmation email sent to the email address provided during registration. For more reservation details, please visit:

Program Schedule:

To access the full schedule or to view lecture topics and presenters: View or Download Program Agenda

Program Highlights:

For more information, click on the links below.

Thursday – July 15, 2021

6:30 AM: Pre-Registration/Check-in     (Registration Desk)
6:30 AM: BREAKFAST – Exhibits and Posters     (St. Augustine Hall)
7:40 AM: Welcome by Merle L. Diamond, MD     (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 1-5)
1:00 PM: LUNCH:  UBRELVY® – Acute Treatment Option for Migraine     (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9)
4:30 PM: WORKSHOP: SphenoCath – Precision Targeting for SPG Blocks     (Whitehall)


Friday – July 16, 2021

6:30 AM: BREAKFAST: Reroute Migraine Relief: Why Non-Oral Delivery Makes Sense in the Acute Treatment of Migraine     (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9)
6:30 AM: Exhibits and Posters     (St. Augustine Hall)
1:15 PM: LUNCH: Migraine Prevention: Can We Do More?    (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9)
4:45 PM: WORKSHOP: Botox® Live Featuring Live Patient Injections    (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9)
*9:00 PM: Disney Character Dessert ReceptionOpen to All Attendees, Exhibitors & Families  (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9)


Saturday – July 17, 2021

6:30 AM: BREAKFAST: Evolving Your Approach to Migraine With Nurtec ODT–the Only Dual Therapy for Acute and Preventive Treatment      (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9)
6:30 AM: Exhibits and Posters     (St. Augustine Hall)
11:45 AM: LUNCH: Spotlight on Ajovy: The Long-Acting Anti-CGRP Injection with the Option of Dosing Only 4 Times A Year    (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 6-9)

Sunday – July 18, 2021

6:30 AM: Light Breakfast, Exhibits & Posters     (St. Augustine Hall)
12:15 PM: Raffle     (Grand Floridian Ballroom Salons 1-5)

Faculty Speakers

DHCREF thanks you for participating as a Faculty Speaker for Headache Update 2021. Faculty Speaker details and information have been sent to the speaker via email. All action items, forms and slides should be sent to Jacquelyn Fernandez at jfernandez@diamondheadache.com by the indicated deadlines. Please see below for general information. If you do not see the information you are looking for, please contact Jacquelyn Fernandez. 

Required Documents and Forms (due 05/15/2021):
PowerPoint Presentation (due 06/01/2021):

Please submit your unlocked PowerPoint Presentation (.ppt or .pptx) for each of your assigned lectures. Please submit before or by 06/01/2021 to Jacquelyn Fernandez at jfernandez@diamondheadache.com.


Please complete your Faculty Room Reservation Form as soon as possible so that we may update your reservation details at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Fees for additional guests or extra nights will not be covered by DHCREF – please note that additional room guests (18 years or older) may have an additional fee per person, per night. You will receive a confirmation number via email once it has been updated according to your reservation form

Travel Arrangements:

To book your airline reservation, please contact Barbara Witkowski at Rex Travel. Please indicate that you are a speaker for DHCREF. To obtain the best possible rate, we ask that you book your airline reservation at least 30 days in advance. All reservations will be reviewed & paid by DHCREF. Any changes made after the reservation has been approved/ticketed will not be covered by DHCREF unless pre-approved.

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Primary Care Network and the Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation. 

Primary Care Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:

Primary Care Network designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 25.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


This Live activity, Headache Update 2021, with a beginning date of 07/15/2021, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25.00 prescribed credit(s) by the AmericanAcademy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


To receive your CME certificate or your certificate of participation, you MUST complete the Primary Care Network online evaluation form. You may access the evaluation form at:
https://primarycarenetwork.org/headache_update_2021/. Your certificate will populate immediately upon completion of the evaluation, so be ready to print and/or save your certificate at that time. A copy of your certificate will also be emailed to the email address provided on the evaluation form. Evaluations must be completed by Friday, July 30, 2021. The online evaluation system will close after this date, and no certificates will be issued.




Abstract Submission:

The abstract submission deadline has passed. All abstracts received have been reviewed by the Review Committee. Notification of acceptance or rejection for poster presentation has been sent out to the original submitter via email. 

Accepted Abstracts for Poster Presentation:

All poster presenters are required to register & attend the full course. Poster Presenters are responsible for set-up and take down of posters at designated times and should be available for questions/inquiries for poster sessions throughout the course. Poster numbers are assigned on a first come first serve basis.

View or Download Poster Presentation Instructions

DHCREF thanks you for participating in Headache Update 2021. Specific sponsor and exhibitor details have been sent to your company’s primary contact for this event. Please see general exhibitor details in the links below. If you do not see the information you are looking for, please contact your General Congress Coordinator or email us at info@dhc-fdn.org

Sponsor and Exhibitor Appreciation Happy Hour

DHCREF and National Headache Foundation is hosting a happy hour for our partners as a token of our appreciation. Have a drink on us! 

View or Download Flyer Invitation
Date: Thursday – 07/15/2021
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Summer House Patio & Beach at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Sponsor and Exhibitor General Information:

Exhibitor Move-in & Move-out:
Move-in: Wednesday – 07/14/2021 @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Move-out: Sunday – 07/18/2021 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Exhibit Show Hours:
07/15/2021-07/18/2021 during Refreshment Breaks (refer to Program Agenda)


Booth Information:

Booth Size per Metallic Sponsor:
Platinum: 10 x 12 ft
Gold, Silver and Bronze: 10 x 10 ft

Booth Location: St. Augustine Hall (View or Download Exhibit Floor Plan)

Exhibitor Kit:
Access GES Exhibitor/Order Kit
Access GES Quick Facts

Contact List: View or Download Contact List


Meeting Bag Inserts:

Please ship a quantity of 250 per meeting bag insert for delivery on Monday – July 12, 2021. Shipping packages must be labeled “Meeting Bag Insert”. Unlabeled packages will not be included in the meeting bags.

View or Download Meeting Bag Instructions

Allowable Amount of Inserts per Metallic Sponsor:
Platinum: up to 5 insertions
Gold: up to 3 insertions
Silver: up to 2 insertions
Bronze: up to 1 insertion

Size Limit of Each Insertion: 8.5 x 11
Required Quantity per Insertion: 250
Deliver By: Monday, July 12, 2021

Deliver to:
Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Grand Floridian Convention Center: Palm Beach
4401 Floridian Way, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

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