SMFM's 42nd Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

January 31 - February 5, 2022 | Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center | Kissimmee, Florida Register Now

Postgraduate Courses, Workshops, Scientific Sessions, Oral and Plenary Sessions, and Industry Exhibits

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Meeting Location and Accomodations

Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, Florida 34746

Registration is open for the 42nd Annual Pregnancy Meeting, taking place January 31 - February 5, 2022 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center near Orlando, Florida.  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 and features postgraduate courses, oral and poster abstract presentations, and networking events. 

Hybrid Meeting Format
The 2022 Annual Meeting will be held in-person at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Select postgraduate courses and the two plenary sessions will be available in a hybrid format, allowing virtual participation. All sessions will be clearly marked to indicate whether they are only taking place in-person or if they are being held in a hybrid (in-person and virtual) or fully virtual format.  Registrants will have the opportunity to indicate whether they will participate virtually or in-person during the registration process;  the registration fees are the same regardless of participation method. All registrants will have access to the hybrid meeting site featuring the poster wall and recorded content from January 10 until April 30, 2022.

In-person meeting (Scientific Sessions) registration
  • More than 100 oral abstract presentations, presented in 11 different sessions
  • 4 poster sessions, featuring more than 1,000 posters
  • 21 scientific forums
  • Access to the livestreams and recorded content for the oral sessions.
  • Access to the digital poster wall to view over 1,000 e-posters and interact with abstract authors.
  • Networking, special interest sessions, and other ancillary events
Virtual meeting (Scientific Sessions) registration includes
  • Access to the livestreams of the Oral Plenary Session and Fellows Plenary Session, including the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A following each presentation.
  • Recordings for more than 100 oral abstract presentations, presented in 11 different sessions (available following the meeting).
  • Access to the digital poster wall to view more than 1,000 e-posters and interact with abstract authors.
In-person Postgraduate Course registration includes:
  • The opportunity to participate in hands-on simulation courses.
  • Access to the course materials prior to the course.
  • Access to the recorded content following the meeting, until April 30. 2022
Virtual Postgraduate Course registration includes:
  • Access to the course materials prior to the course
  • Access to the livestream on the day of the course 
  • Access to the recorded content following the meeting, until April 30. 2022
Onsite Safety Precautions: SMFM and the Gaylord Palms Resort are committed to ensuring the safety of all attendees. Please click here for more information about initiatives at the Gaylord Palms. Attendees are also required to affirm their understanding of the SMFM duty of care and code of conduct prior to registering for the course.
  • All meeting registrants, faculty, SMFM staff, and vendors contracted by SMFM must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • During the meeting, physical distancing will be encouraged when possible.  Outdoor spaces will also be utilized for social functions.  
  • Face coverings will be required unless actively eating or drinking.  Hotel staff and all vendors contracted by SMFM will wear face coverings while servicing our meeting regardless of the local mask mandate.
  • The hotel and convention center will continue increased sanitization practices.
  • Attendees are encouraged to join Marriott's loyalty program in order to bypass the front desk and utilize mobile check-in.
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Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information
Click here to view the 2022 Annual Meeting Exhibitor Prospectus. For those interested in sponsoring an industry learning lunch, please note that a title and description of the proposed lunch will be required at the time of application.  Please contact Kasey McNeil or Courtney Thompson at if you have additional questions related to the prospectus.

Abstract Submission Notifications
Notifications regarding late-breaking abstract submissions will be sent by Friday, November 26, 2021. 

Notifications regarding regular abstract submissions were sent to the primary author on September 27, 2021.  

Spam Warning
SMFM attendees and exhibitors may receive emails from spammers soliciting sales of attendee lists. While SMFM sends cease and desist notices, these bad actors continue to spam attendees and exhibitors and are not associated with the Society or the Annual Meeting in any way. Should you receive such an email, please do not reply, you may forward the email to and we will forward the spam to the FCC. If you are unsure about the legitimacy of  an email, please forward to Nneka St. Gerard, Chief Strategy Officer, at

Hotel Reservations
Reservations at the special SMFM rate of $273/night can be made at the Gaylord Palms Resort by clicking here:  Reservations will require a deposit of one-night room and tax and is refundable for reservations cancelled more than 72 hours prior to arrival.  Reservations will be accepted until January 7, 2022, or the room block fills, whichever comes first.  

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 Courtney Thompson.

Additional Information

Look Who's Coming

  • Jessica Sheehan
  • Nneka St. Gerard
  • Kasey McNeil
  • Rita Driggers
  • Ying Chan
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