42nd Annual Meeting: April 26 - 29, 2020
Hilton Austin, Austin, Texas
The SIMD meeting will be held April 26-29, 2020 at the Hilton Austin in Austin Texas and will feature sessions on:
  • Immunology and inflammation in IEM's
  • Clinical trials: Planning for approval success and pitfalls to avoid
  • PCORI projects
  • Unknown and Challenging Metabolic Cases
  • Homocystinurias
  • Best of the submitted abstracts talks
  • Selected abstracts focused on treatments
  • Travel award winner presentations
  • Presentations from the Shapira award winner and the JSIMD Young Investigator Award winner
  • Posters will be displayed for the entire meeting allowing their view during breaks and an attended Poster session
  • Exhibits from top IEM companies
  • A half day joint session on April 29th with the Genetic Metabolic Dieticians International (GMDI) which will feature a session on Adult Complications of IEM's.

We will have a Contributed paper session featuring the abstracts of our travel award winners, and the opportunity to hear and support the next generation of SIMD contributors and members. As in the past, young trainees can apply for travel awards. CME and CEU for nurses and genetic counselor credits will also be available.

Austin skyline
Austin sunset

Surrounded by the excitement of downtown Austin's business and entertainment districts, the towering 31 story Hilton Austin is one of the largest hotels in the area. The hotel combines upscale comfort with modern millennial design, complete with the finest array of meeting, dining and recreational facilities. Just a short stroll from the Warehouse Entertainment, 2nd Street Districts and the University of Texas at Austin, it is also located adjacent to the Convention Center with many leading attractions nearby. You are sure to experience the unique charm and lasting spirit of Austin. You can find more information about the Hilton Austin here:

Susan Berry,  Program Chair
Bruce Barshop, SIMD Secretariat