Connect. Collaborate. Change the Future of ALS.

ALS Nexus

More than a Conference

ALS Nexus brings together leaders in the ALS community to connect, collaborate, and change the future of ALS. This is more than a conference – it’s an opportunity to spark new ideas and accelerate progress towards our goal of making ALS a livable disease until we can cure it.

By attending ALS Nexus, researchers, health care professionals, advocates, and members of our ALS community will gain:   

  • Meaningful connections with peers, insight into the needs of the ALS community, updates on cutting-edge research and clinical advancements, and inspiration to guide future efforts.   
  • Strategies to effectively advocate for more funding for ALS research, clinical care, and patient-centric legislation to ensure people impacted by ALS receive the benefits they deserve.   
  • The opportunity to influence future research, advocacy initiatives, and patient care. 


People Living with ALS
and Caregivers 


Attend ALS Nexus virtually or in-person to learn from leaders across the entire ALS community – health care professionals, researchers, advocates, and people living with ALS – and understand how we all work together to change the future of ALS. 
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Researchers and
Health Care Providers

ALS Clinician

Join us in-person to connect with individuals across the ALS community, share your expertise, learn about the latest clinical advancements, and discover new ways to improve treatments and care for those living with ALS.

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ALS Advocates

ALS Advocates

Join us in-person to interact with the leading ALS researchers and clinicians, learn how to best advocate for legislation to improve the lives of people with ALS and their families, and participate in conversations that will shape the future of ALS advocacy, research, and care.  
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The Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center 

Dallas, TX

With gorgeous views of Lake Grapevine and a breathtaking indoor garden atrium, the Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center is conveniently located in Grapevine, Texas, just outside of Dallas.  

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Conference attendees


Featuring a variety of sessions that focus on the latest developments and opportunities in research, care, and advocacy, ALS Nexus spotlights innovative solutions and emphasizes the value of interdisciplinary collaboration. 

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Changing the Future of ALS Together

Our President and CEO, Calaneet Balas, shares her vision for ALS Nexus and invites you to join leaders in the ALS community as we connect, collaborate, and change the future of ALS.


Our Sponsors

Thank you to our 2024 ALS Nexus Sponsors who are a critical part of our effort to continue building momentum towards our goal of making ALS a livable disease for everyone, everywhere until we can cure it. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Why Should I Attend ALS Nexus?

We are the only national nonprofit organization fighting ALS on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, we build hope and work to enhance quality of life while urgently searching for new treatments and cures.   

Our conference, ALS Nexus, provides a unique opportunity to gather the best and brightest minds across the full spectrum of the community where they can come together, ask questions, learn from one another, and use that experience to propel our mission further, faster.   

Is there a registration fee for people living with ALS to attend the conference? 

Registration is free for people living with ALS and their caregiver.  

Is there a virtual conference option? 

To ensure that people with ALS, their loved ones, and their caregivers have access to ALS Nexus content, we will be offering a virtual conference experience exclusively for people living with ALS.

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I’m not a medical professional. Can I still register for ALS Nexus? 

Yes! Our entire ALS community is welcome to attend. 

I am interested in becoming a sponsor, but I have questions. Who should I contact? 

Please email and we will get back to you right away! 

I have another question that is not listed here. Who should I contact? 

Please email us at


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About the ALS Association

The ALS Association is the world’s leading ALS organization. We fund global research, provide on-the-ground care services, and advocate for people living with ALS. We are committed to making ALS a livable disease for everyone, everywhere, until we can cure it. 

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