San Diego, California
July 26 – 28, 2023

Every year since 1989 the ASAP national conference has been an invaluable resource for those who attend. Our conferences are designed to bring together the top experts in the field of Chiari Malformation, Syringomyelia and related disorders.

Join the American Syringomyelia & Chiari Alliance Project with conference host, Michael Levy, MD., PhD. Dr. Levy is chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and UC San Diego School of Medicine and a professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.  Read more about Dr Levy here.


Adults 16+: $175 each
Children ages 5-15: $65
Family pack: two adults and two children: $425
No charge for children under 5, over 15 years must register as an adult.

Included with Registration:

  • All lectures Wednesday afternoon through Friday afternoon
  • San Diego Zoo tour and dinner (Wednesday evening after 4:00 PM)
  • Breakfast Thursday and Friday
  • Cocktail closing reception Friday afternoon

Other Options:

  • Day Rate – Thursday & Friday: $50.00 (includes breakfast and lectures)
  • Zoo Excursion: $65 (visitors not attending conference)

Availability to the Zoo
Registration is still open, and we will accept walk-ins for the lectures. Unfortunately, the zoo excursion is sold out.

The Westgate Hotel

The Westgate Hotel
1055 Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101


Take advantage of our SIGNIFICANT group discount!
Reserved room block ends July 6 2023.

  • Minutes from airport, Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy & Petco Park
  • 150+ dining and shopping options
  • No resort fee!
  • In-room Wi-Fi
  • Access to AquaVie Fitness group classes+ Wellness Club
  • Rooftop gym and heated pool with food and beverage service
  • 10% discount on all treatments at AquaVie Spa
  • Visit our FAQ for all Westgate Hotel details

There is a 48 hour cancellation policy.

Discounted room rates are available July 23 – Aug 1

ASAP is celebrating 35 years with a $35 gift off hotel rooms during July 25 – 28.
Voucher will be applied at check-in.

Need help getting to conference?

Champion your own ASAP fundraiser to earn points towards your conference fees.
Learn more about LEARN Points 

ASAP awards conference scholarships to participating members. Scholarships include waiver of registration fee and payment of half of one hotel room. Applications are due June 30, 2023 on a first come first serve basis. Learn about conference scholarships.

Questions? Visit the Conference FAQ

View past conference videos