October 15-18, 2020



Join now to save on your AVLS 2020
Annual Congress registration!

If you are a current AVLS Member and have questions about renewing your membership, please email [email protected]


The scientific and organizing committees have compiled the most comprehensive program and international faculty of any AVLS Annual Congress ever convened, addressing the full spectrum of deep and superficial vein care in didactic, interactive, debate and hands-on simulation sessions.

Interact with Experts

The Cast Your Vote Interactive formats will create a relaxed atmosphere to ask our experts in venous, lymphatics and wound care any questions you may have. In addition to voicing your thoughts and ideas.

Network with Colleagues

Meet old colleagues and make new connections with over 1,400 in attendance committed to venous and lymphatic disease.

Sessions for All Focuses and Skill Levels

New sessions will focus on providing live, interactive and practical education for both physicians and non-physicians in deep veins, superficial veins, vascular medicine, ultrasound, lymphatics and wound care.



2020 Registration Fees Include:

  • Attend all educational programming (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Seminars) in Washington, D.C.
  • Live stream of the main session hall
  • Access to pre-recorded audio alongside slides for the duration of the event
  • Ability to interact with speakers (polling, Q&A's) and exhibitors through the mobile app
  • Breakfast on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday served at the Washington Hilton
  • Lunch on Thursday, Friday and Saturday served in the Innovation Pavilion
  • Welcome Drop-In on Wednesday evening (one drink ticket) at Washington Hilton
  • Opening Reception on Thursday evening (two drink tickets) in the Innovation Pavilion
Physician Early
(April 1 - May 31)
(June 1 - July 31)
(Aug 1 - Oct 15)
Member $1,295 $1,495 $1,595
Non-Member $1,795 $1,895 $1,995
Member Resident/Fellow/Retired* $595 $695 $895
Non-Member Resident/Fellow/Retired* $795 $895 $1,095

*Documentation of Residency or Fellowship program required to qualify for this rate.


Non-Physician Early
(April 1 - May 31)
(June 1 - July 31)
(Aug 1 - Oct 15)
Member $595 $695 $895
Non-Member $795 $895 $1,095

Join the AVLS and save not only on Annual Congress, but also on online and live education throughout the year, in addition to supporting advocacy and research in venous and lymphatic medicine. Learn more about membership.


A 40% discount will be automatically applied for residents of developing countries as determined by International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Report (Qualifying Countries).

To qualify for 2020 Annual Congress Member Pricing, you must maintain an active membership status through October 18, 2020. If your membership lapses between your registration date and October 18, we will ask that you either renew your membership or pay the non-member rate before arriving onsite in Washington D.C.

Guest Registration

The guest badge allows admittance to the Exhibit Hall during public hours, Opening Reception, continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Guests may not attend any educational sessions, lunches, or any event for which an additional fee is required.

Early General Late
$150 $150 $195

Recorded Content

All of the general and concurrent sessions will be recorded and available for purchase. Pre-order these recordings as a part of your registration to take advantage of the reduced rate.

Individuals who pre-purchase will receive email notification when the recordings are available, likely sometime in December 2020.

Recorded Sessions Before Oct. 15 On / After Oct. 15
Member $295 $495
Non-member $395 $595

Group Discount

Five or more attendees from the same office are required to qualify for the group discount of 10% off Congress Registration Fees. Contact [email protected] or call 510-346-6800 for your unique discount code.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be refunded in full for registrations received by 11:59 PM on June 30, 2020, upon written notice of cancellation to the AVLS headquarters office via email to [email protected] or fax to 510-346-6808. Registrations received on July 1, 2020, or later will be refunded less a $295.00 administrative fee upon written notice of cancellation. In order to qualify for a refund of fees, your cancellation notice must be received no later than October 10, 2020. There will be no refund of fees for cancellations received after that date or for lack of attendance. Refunds will be processed after Congress is complete. Donations to attend Foundation for Venous & Lymphatic Disease Fundraisers are non-refundable.


Hotel Info

Hotel Info

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: +1 (202) 483-3000

The Washington Hilton is centrally located in the Adams Morgan, Dupont Circle, U Street and 14th Street neighborhoods and only four blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro. Walk to nightlife, top restaurants, museums and attractions. The Washington Hilton also serves as a stop for one of the Hop-on/Hop-off sightseeing busses!

Unwind in their comfortable guest rooms and suites or upgrade to executive accommodations. Relax with a drink by the outdoor firepits or get active at the health club and outdoor pool.

Reserve Your Room



Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport, 6.2 miles away.

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Typical minimum taxi fare: 25 USD (one way)
  • Public Transportation: 4 USD (one way)


  • Uber
  • Lyft


Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless, Thrifty and ZipCar operate at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Prices will vary.


Self Parking: 52 USD daily
Valet Parking: 62 USD daily


In order to better support our attendees from outside of the United States, a 40% discount will automatically be applied for residents of developing countries as determined by the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook Report. A full list of qualifying countries can be found here: Qualifying Countries



The official language of the Annual Congress is English.


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For information on what to expect if you are applying for a Visa to the United States and to review the Visa Application Guidelines, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s website here.

The AVLS can provide documents that will document your participation in the 34th Annual Congress. Please note that the AVLS cannot intervene with either the U.S. Embassy abroad or with the U.S. State Department on behalf of any participant.

  • Official Letter of Invitation for Meeting Attendees: To request a personalized letter of invitation for the 34th Annual Congress, please send an email to [email protected] and include “AVLS Visa Request” in the subject line.
  • Registration Confirmation: Once you have registered for the meeting you will receive an email confirmation, which you can also bring to your visa interview. If you do not receive an email confirmation, please email [email protected].

Early Registration Closes June 30 REGISTER

June 30, 2020 00:00:00