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Registration is Open - U2FP's Annual Symposium

Registration for U2FP’s Annual Science & Advocacy Symposium is officially open!

This year’s event will take place at the Minneapolis Hilton Hotel, on October 20-21, 2023. Secure your spot at this one-of-a-kind gathering of the SCI and Scientific Communities.


  • Save 30% when you register now during our Early Bird registration period! 
  • SCI Individuals/family members and Students receive a 50% discount on top of our already low registration fees.  
  • Personal Care Assistants attend for free (limit 1)
  • See instructions for claiming these discounts on our registration page.

Travel Grants
We provide Travel Grants to individuals with paralysis in need of financial assistance. Click here to apply now! (Special thanks to the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation & Global Technology Services for helping to underwrite this program).

More Details

Check out our confirmed speakers here.

View our agenda here.

Book a room at our conference hotel here.

Don’t pass up your chance to engage with cutting-edge scientists, researchers, clinicians and advocates in order to advance the movement for curative interventions.

Join us!

PS - Consider joining our fantastic lineup of sponsors, listed below. Special thanks to our title sponsor, The University of Minnesota Department of Rehabilitation Medicine!



Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Global Technology Services

Mayo Clinic

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Kennedy Krieger Institute


NervGen Pharma

Allina Health - Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Push to Walk


Craig Hospital

DP Clinical

Regions Hospital

EA Therapeutic Health

Conquer Paralysis Now

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis