The Annual SMA Conference is an invaluable resource for the entire SMA community and is an opportunity to strengthen the connections among individuals with SMA, their families, as well as researchers and healthcare providers.

2023 Annual SMA Conference



The 2023 Annual SMA Conference dates have been officially announced! This year, we will gather from Thursday, June 29 to Sunday, July 2, 2023, at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort in Orlando, FL. This is the largest conference in the world for those affected by SMA and those involved in providing support and care for SMA patients. We look forward to reuniting as a community and hope to see you there!

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

If you are planning to attend the SMA Research & Clinical Care Meeting registration information will be announced later this year. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

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Learn More About the Annual SMA Conference

Our Annual SMA Conference is the largest spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) conference in the world. Through the conference, we bring together researchers, healthcare professionals, individuals with SMA, and their families to network, learn, and collaborate. Cure SMA has been hosting the Annual SMA Conference since 1988, and it has become a weekend filled with a wide variety of activities, including:

  • Educational workshops.
  • Keynote sessions with leading researchers and clinicians.
  • Family-friendly poster session.
  • Memorable children’s program.
  • Meet and greet with a family fun fest.
  • Teens and adults with SMA social activities.
  • PJ party and movie night.
  • Dance party.
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Select Recent Annual SMA Conference Presentations

Check back for the 2022 Annual SMA Conference for published presentations! 

Please note: These presentations were shared as part of Cure SMA’s Annual SMA Conferences. In some cases, content for the seminar was created and presented by a third party, and therefore this third party is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all copyright permissions. Cure SMA is not liable for content presented without proper permissions. Where possible, pictures that did not have consent to be posted on the Cure SMA website have been removed from the presentations.