KCNQ2 conference summit

2017 KCNQ2 Family and Professional Summit

2017 KCNQ2 Family and Professional Summit, October 22-24 at the Boston Marriott Peabody in Peabody, Massachusetts.

This 3-day event is designed to unite all groups committed to improving the lives of those with KCNQ2 Epilepsy – including families, caregivers, clinicians, researchers and professionals in the pharmaceutical industry. There will be speaker presentations on the latest advances in research as well as sessions with up to date information impacting patient care. This event allows the opportunity to foster new relationships and collaborations, both for families and professionals.


3-Day Family Registration includes: all sessions, breakfast and lunch, Monday and Tuesday, and our Monday evening social event dinner.


Rooms are available under our room block for $159 + applicable taxes.

Book your group rate for the KCNQ2 Cure Family & Professional Summit

You may also reserve their rooms by calling Marriott Central Reservations at 1-800-228-9290 no later than Friday, August 18, 2017 to receive the discounted rate for the room block.


  • The nearest major airport is Boston Logan International Airport (BOS / KBOS). This airport has international and domestic flights from Boston, Massachusetts and is 15 miles from the hotel. Airport Phone: +1-800-235-6426.

    • Alternate transportation: North Shore Shuttle; fee: 62 USD (one way); reservation required
    • Estimated taxi fare: 70 USD (one way)


  • Another major airport is Manchester-Boston Regional Airport – MHT. This airport has international and domestic flights from Boston, Massachusetts and is 52 miles from the hotel. Airport Phone: 603-624-6556


Our Family Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to KCNQ2 families by providing supplemental resources beyond a family’s ability to pay the conference fee, hotel stay, and/or travel. Three scholarship levels are available: (1) for registration (2) hotel stay (3) airfare assistance. Allocations are subject to availability. Additional information and applications for the program can be found at this link. You will be notified if your scholarship has been approved.