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SMFM's 2021 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting is the centerpiece of the Society's work and the premier event for learning about cutting-edge science in obstetrics and for connecting with leaders in maternal-fetal medicine. 

We anticipate that the COVID-19 pandemic will cause changes to the format and organization of the meeting. The SMFM Program Committee and staff are working to minimize any impact and to safeguard participants well-being at the meeting.  It is important for our community to meet and connect; however, our top priority is always the health and safety of the SMFM community. 

    • We have moved the abstract submission deadline by eight weeks to accommodate any breaks or postponement in research.

    • Due to the later deadline and to all for more flexibility in the scientific program, availability of printed materials at the meeting, including the journal supplement, will be impacted.  All abstracts and the meeting program will be available electronically via the mobile event app.

    • Planning staff, the venue, and our vendor partners will work together to ensure the safety of all attendees.  Increased sanitization practices, extra physical space to accommodate social distancing, and any other best practices will be adopted. 

    • Flexible registration policies will be implemented due to uncertainty we are all facing.  Registrations can be cancelled for any reason up to two weeks prior to the meeting and receive a full refund, less a $50 processing fee.

Dates & Location. The 2021 Annual Meeting will take place on January 25 – 30, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Caesar's Palace Hotel).

2021 Program Committee. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD, MSc ; Christopher Robinson, MD, MSCR; Joseph Biggio Jr., MD, MSc; and Eva Pressman, MD 

Abstract Submission. Access the abstract submission site here.  For the second year, you will use your smfm.org login information to access the submission site, and profile information from the SMFM database will be used to populate the author information.  Please check your profile to make sure your contact information, account, and credentials are up to date to support a seamless and accurate submission. The abstract brochure is available for detailed information on the abstract submission process.  The deadline for submission is Monday, September 28 at 9:00 pm eastern.  

Exhibitor and Advertising Information: We will begin to accept applications for exhibitors in August 2020. If you have questions, please contact Julie Miller

Future Meeting Dates: January 31 – February 5, 2022 (Orlando, Florida); January 30 – February 4, 2023 (Grapevine, Texas); and January 29 – February 3, 2024 (Orlando, Florida); January 27 - February 1, 2025 (Houston, Texas); February 2 - 7, 2026 (Orlando, Florida); and February 1- February 6, 2027 (New Orleans, Louisiana)

2020 Annual Meeting: Access information about the 2020 Annual Meeting, including the meeting program, certificates of attendance, abstract award winners, and more.

Not a Member? Join SMFM today to receive the members-only discount on registration for the Annual Meeting and other SMFM events. You will also gain access to all of the member benefits. Questions? Contact Tim Heinle.


Questions? If you have meeting-related questions, please contact Nneka St. Gerard

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