Where is the 2019 Annual Congress located?

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa

5350 E Marriott Drive

Phoenix, AZ 85054

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What language is the meeting presented in?

The official language of the meeting is English. 


What is the attire for the Annual Congress?

The attire for the conference is business casual. 


Can I use a personal recording device during the scientific sessions at the Annual Congress?

Use of cameras (of all types) and audio recorders is prohibited in all educational sessions. Violations of this policy will result in removal from the room and confiscation of equipment. Staff will be closely monitoring such occurrences.


Can I use my cell phone in the educational sessions?

Cell phone usage and/or disruption is prohibited in all educational sessions. Please remember to turn off your cell phone or switch it to vibrate mode prior to entering the meeting room.


What is your policy on literature distribution?

NO literature can be distributed in meeting rooms, registration areas, and all public areas of the host hotel.


Will photographs be taken of attendees at the Annual Congress?

The AVLS reserves the right to take photos at the Annual Congress and to publish the photos. By registering for this meeting, you agree to allow AVLS to use your photo in any AVLS related publication or website. If your photo appears on the website or in a publication, and you prefer that we discontinue using the image, please contact the AVLS headquarters office to identify the photo at



When will registration be opening for the Congress?

Registration for the Congress will open May 6, 2019.  If you would like to be added to our distribution list, please send an email to


What special events are taking place during the meeting?

The FVLD will be hosting a Silent Auction throughout the event, a Golf Outing on Wednesday, the Raise Your Glass cocktail hour on Thursday, and a Fun Run on Saturday morning. Visit to learn more about these events.

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