Headache Update 2020
July 16 -19, 2020


Walt Disney World® Resort
4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830

Presented by:

Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation
Diamond Inpatient Headache Unit at Amita Health Saint Joseph Hospital

Accredited By:

Forefront Collaborative

Course registration deadline:

Enrollment is limited to 350 registrants. For the past 28 years, our attendance has exceeded our capacity. 
The deadline for early bird registration is May 1st, 2020. The deadline for course registration is June 30, 2020 or sooner based on availability.

Registration rates:

*Early Bird Registration: Register online or submit the registration form before May 1, 2020 to receive early bird rates as listed below.

*Rates after May 1st, 2020:

Cancellations & No-Shows:

A $100.00 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations. All requests for cancellations should be sent to jfernandez@diamondheadache.com by June 30, 2020. No refunds will be issued for any requests received after June 30, 2020. 

No refunds or credits will be given to "no-shows".

Attendee Guests / Accompanying Persons:

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family, or colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in the event areas. We respectfully ask that no children be brought to the meeting room as a courtesy to the speakers and other meeting attendees.

Attendee Pre-registration / Check-in:

WED - JULY 15, 2020 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM): Pre-Registration

  • Pre-register & check-in early to receive meeting badge, course e-syllabus (USB) & all meeting materials. 
  • Concierge Staff will also be on site during pre-registration to discuss & assist with the purchase of discounted Walt Disney World Theme Park tickets. 

THURS - JULY 16, 2020 to SUN - JULY 19, 2020 (6:30 AM - ADJOURNMENT)

  • Conference staff will be available at the Course Registration Desk daily during the duration of the conference for check-in.
    Course Schedule:

    Course Agenda is still in the works. A final agenda will be posted as soon as it is available. Check out last year's agenda for Headache Update 2019, available here.

    Meal Learning Sessions, Workshops & Additional Events:

    *Please note times are tentative & are subject to change.

    FRIDAY - JULY 17, 2020:

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Product Theater (Meal Provided)
    Location: Salons 6-9
    Details: TBD

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Botox Live Workshop: Introducing Live Patient Injections for Chronic Migraine
    Location: TBD
    Details: TBD

    9:00 PM - 10:30 PM: Dessert Reception 
    Location: Salons 6-9
    Details: Only open to registered attendees & their families

    SATURDAY - JULY 18, 2020:

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Product Theater (Meal Provided)
    Location: Salons 6-9
    Details: TBD

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Sphenocath Workshop
    Location: TBD
    Details: TBD

    Call for Abstracts | Exhibitor & Vendor Information:

    Call for Abstracts:
    DHCREF is pleased to invite abstract submissions for our Poster Session at Headache Update 2020. The deadline for abstract submissions is Sunday, May 31st, 2020 by 11:59 PM (CST). All abstracts will be reviewed by the Review Committee & may be accepted or rejected for poster presentation. Notification of acceptance will be sent to authors via email by Monday, June 15th, 2020. Abstract submission constitutes a commitment by the author(s) to present their work if abstract is accepted. Poster presentations will be displayed throughout the course.

    Exhibitor & Vendor Info:
    Information will be posted as soon as it is available.


    Hotel Information:

    Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
    4401 Floridian Way
    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
    Resort Website


    Conference registrants may book a room reservation at our discounted group rate of $275.00 per night (single/double occupancy), plus taxes & fees. The group block is only available to registered attendees. The number of rooms with reduced rates is limited & is subject to availability. A reservation link to book accommodations with the group block will be e-mailed to the registered attendee after registration has been confirmed.

    The deadline to book reservations is June 15, 2020.

    Venue Offerings Information:
    • Discounted (Convention) Theme Park Tickets: VIEW HERE
    • Book Disney Dining Reservations: BOOK HERE
      *Reservations may be booked 180 days prior to your arrival.
    • Book Disney's Magical Express (Free Shuttle Service for Resort Guests): BOOK HERE
      *Reservations recommended at least 30 days in advance.
    • Available Activities: VIEW HERE


    If you're attending the full course, please select your professional category.

    If you're not attending the full course, please select & add to cart each date you plan on attending.