You must complete your conference registration with Families of SMA prior to reserving your room at The Gaylord National for The Annual SMA Conference special room rate of $149 per night. This special room rate is available only to SMA conference attendees who have registered for the annual conference.
Families of SMA has been hosting this conference for 25 years. The weekend will be filled with networking opportunities with other families, workshops, a memorable kids program, a family fun fest and carnival, and opportunities to interact with families and get first hand updates from the researchers. We are looking forward to reuniting as a community at this conference and showing our support for others. As always, the Family and the Research conferences will be running alongside each other. This is the largest conference in the world for those affected by SMA, and also for those involved in providing support and care for SMA patients. There is no other program like it for those affected by SMA. The interactions between the researchers and families at one conference is extremely special. The annual conference also provides our children an opportunity to make new friends and have a great time. We are expecting another great attendance of over 1300 attendees.
Registration for Researchers and the Annual Research Meeting will open in October.
All requests for an accessible room at the 2014 Annual SMA Conference should be sent to Families of SMA. By reserving an accessible room through the hotel, it is not guaranteed that you will receive an accessible room, it is simply a request. All accessible rooms are held by Families of SMA and will be assigned based on the number of requests and needs of the individual. To request an accessible room please email email@example.com or call 800-886-1762. *NOTE: Any additional room requests or room details, other than requesting an accessible room, will need to be made through the Gaylord National.
Registration Information You must complete your conference registration with Families of SMA prior to reserving your room at the Gaylord National Resort to secure the FSMA conference room rate. This special room rate is available to SMA conference attendees from Monday June 9th through Wednesday June 18th!
Newly Diagnosed Program Families of SMA will again be offering an amazing support program for all newly diagnosed SMA families to attend the annual conference. Through generous donations and sponsorships, Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy will waiver registration fees for any families newly diagnosed since the previous conference in 2013.
Scholarship Opportunity Through generous donations, fundraisers and sponsorships, SMA families, who do not qualify for the newly diagnosed program, can apply for a chance to receive a registration scholarship to help the family be able to attend the amazing 2014 Annual SMA Conference. Click here to view information on how to apply for a scholarship.