2017 Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

May 24-27
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is a member-driven North American organization dedicated to improving and advancing the standards of care for those living with multiple sclerosis. The program of the Annual Meeting of the CMSC serves as the ultimate educational conference for all healthcare practitioners and researchers engaged in the field of multiple sclerosis. Please join us in New Orleans on May 24-27, 2017 to learn, network, renew old friendships, and meet new colleagues who work in multiple sclerosis in settings throughout North America and throughout the world. Our four day agenda is filled with lectures, symposia, workshops, roundtables, and dinner programs that will enhance professional practice and improve treatment outcomes in multiple sclerosis.

The Annual Meeting of the CMSC typically hosts over 2000 delegates and over 70 exhibitors. The educational content is uniquely designed to provide the latest information on the art and science of MS care. There are over 130 educational hours to meet the needs of our multi-disciplinary learners: physicians, nursing professionals, rehabilitation specialists, mental health experts, advocates, and pharmacists. This year’s agenda features national and international experts on comprehensive care and research, basic information for novice clinicians, advanced clinical courses to enhance professional performance, and specific tracks for neurologic clinicians, nursing professionals, rehabilitation specialists, mental health specialists, and patient advocates. A wide variety of educational experiences await our multidisciplinary delegates.

Please mark your calendars for May 24-27th and join the CMSC at this landmark meeting during which the IOMSN will celebrate its 20th anniversary in New Orleans, a city well-known for its warmth and hospitality. We look forward to another successful meeting with you!


The Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers strives to provide MS healthcare professionals with the most up-to-date information to advance both clinical practice and research. To ensure a comprehensive educational curriculum for our multidisciplinary delegates, the CMSC Annual Meeting places focus on:

  • Basic and translational research
  • Disease modifying treatments and new and emerging therapies
  • Epidemiology, genetics and epigenetics
  • Disease management
  • Symptomatic care
  • Immunology and pathophysiology of MS
  • Neuroimaging and biomarkers
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychosocial issues
  • MS collaborative care
  • Gender-specific concerns
  • Advocacy issues
  • Quality of life strategies

Meeting Highlights

  • Research updates
  • Poster session
  • Committee meetings
  • Multi-disciplinary collaboration
  • Exhibits with the latest in products and services
  • Technological advances
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Social events
  • Research and clinical practice awards
  • Supporting emerging clinicians in MS
  • Networking opportunities