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Join us June 1-3, 2023 in New Orleans, Louisiana for the 38th Annual HDSA Convention! 

HDSA Annual Convention is the largest gathering of HD families anywhere in the world. Over the last thirty-seven years, whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid, HDSA has prioritized bringing families together with world-class researchers and care professionals to learn about new developments in the HD landscape and have the unique opportunity to bond with others on a similar journey.

For 2023, we are ecstatic to welcome HD families, friends, and partners back together – with no limits on capacity – for our 38th Annual HDSA Convention in New Orleans, LA. So please mark your calendars & register today to join us June 1-3, 2023, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

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*All Convention registrations include the Saturday night HDSA Convention Gala. HDSA Convention Gala attire is business casual (no jeans). 

Cancellation Policy

HDSA Convention registration cancellations received before March 31, 2023 will be refunded in full. Convention registration cancellations received April 1, 2023 to April 30, 2023 will receive a 50% refund. Convention registration cancellations received May 1, 2023 or later are non-refundable.

Hotel Rate & Reservation Policy

Registration for Convention does not ensure a room reservation at the Sheraton New Orleans. You must make your room reservation separately with the hotel by calling 888-627-7033. (Reference group: Huntington’s Disease Society of America). Hotel reservations can also be made online – CLICK HERE. 

The rate at the Sheraton New Orleans is: $179 plus taxes.

Book by May 8, 2023 (or while supplies last) in order to receive this special discounted rate.

Sheraton New Orleans

500 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA 70130


HDSA Convention Program & App


Download the Convention app as your guide to the event. It offers the most real-time information and live updates to keep you in the know leading up to and during our time in New Orleans.

Visit your app store and search for “HDSA Convention”. To use the desktop version click here.

*Please note that tiles and speakers are subject to change.



HDSA Convention Scholarships

Deadlines for all scholarship applications was Wednesday, March 15th. All applicants will be notified no later than March 31st as to whether or not they have been awarded a scholarship.

2023 National Convention Scholarship

This scholarship is open to 1st time HDSA Convention attendees who are residents of the U.S. (Not open to residents of Louisiana. Please see Louisiana residents scholarship).

2023 Convention Scholarship: Louisiana Residents

This scholarship is open to Louisiana residents.

2023 Dr. Daniel Schneider Memorial Scholarship: New Jersey Residents

This scholarship is open to residents of New Jersey.

2023 NYA HDSA Convention Scholarship

This scholarship is open to HDSA National Youth Alliance (NYA) members.



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For Sponsor & Exhibitor Information, please contact Emilie Vocaj Wan Bok Nale at


Past Convention Presentations

View videos and reports from past HDSA National Conventions.