NEALS Annual Meeting

  • October 02, 2019
  • October 04, 2019
  • Opal Sands Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida


  • $1,500 per meeting vendor. Fee includes the registration for two (2) representatives. Vendors are welcome to set up their booths on Thursday, October 3rd & Friday, October 4th. A table, outlet and two chairs will be made available on-site.
  • $400/person.
  • $1,500/person.
  • No fee for NEALS members to attend.

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Join Us at the 18th Annual NEALS Meeting

The 2019 Annual NEALS Meeting will host over 350 NEALS members, foundation partners, company representatives and ALS researchers in beautiful Clearwater Beach, Florida.  The 2019 NEALS Meeting will feature research updates, member presentations, abstract poster session, a Science Symposium focused on TDP-43, and numerous networking opportunities.

Wednesday, October 2nd

NEALS Member Training Sessions, Industry/Member Roundtable, Welcome Reception

Day One of the 2018 Annual NEALS Meeting will feature training sessions for the NEALS membership, NEALS sub-committee meetings, and NEALS-affiliated study investigator meetings. Member trainings will include sessions in Outcome Measures, Medical Monitoring, Site Management, and NeuroBANK.

Tuesday afternoon will host a Member/Industry Roundtable, followed by an evening welcome reception. We invite all attendees to take part!  More details on these events will be available shortly. 

Thursday, October 3rd

General Session, Abstract Presentations, "Wild Wild West" BBQ

The NEALS General Session will begin Wednesday morning. Guests are invited to a morning of NEALS-affiliated trial updates, discussion, and an overview of the NEALS accomplishments since last year's Annual Meeting. Member abstract platform presentations will take place after lunch, followed by a cocktail reception in the abstract poster hall.

On Wednesday evening immediately following the member photo we invite you to grab your cowboy hat and join us for a special NEALS "Wild Wild West" themed BBQ!

Friday, October 4th

Science Symposium (TDP-43)

This year's Science Symposium will feature an update by the NEALS Science Advisory Board and talks by leaders in the field of TDP-43 research. Speakers will be announced shortly.

Hotel Accommodation Information:

The conference hotel is now SOLD OUT.  Please follow-up with the Opal Sands Resort directly for any room cancellations by calling (727) 450-0380.

There is a small overflow block at the Sandpearl Resort (a 10-15 minute walk from the Opal Sands Resort). Reservations may be made on the resort website using the group/block code  NEALS100119 or by calling the reservation department at 1-877-726-3111 and requesting the NEALS overflow group.  You may also use the following link to the reservations website: Sandpearl Resort - NEALS Overflow

You may also book accommodation at Shephard's Beach Resort (a 5-minute walk from the conference hotel; no booking code needed):