16th Annual Global Science Summit & Gala

November 10-11, 2023

The Diplomat Beach Resort | Miami, FL

* If you plan to apply for a scholarship or the ticket giveaway, please wait to RSVP until after scholarship winner and ticket giveaway notifications on August 21. For questions, please email events@cureangelman.org.

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Scholarship and Gala Ticket Giveaway

FAST hopes to make it possible for people with limited financial resources to participate in the 2023 Global Science Summit & Gala, and to increase the diversity of participants at the event. Click below to apply for a scholarship that includes airfare, hotel and gala tickets:

Parents OR grandparents of individuals living with Angelman syndrome are invited to apply for the ticket giveaway.


PLEASE NOTE: Although the posted rate is $299/night, the rate of $199/night will be reflected at checkout. A $199 deposit will be taken for your reservation. (This rate is valid only for the nights of November 8, 9, 10 and 11. Rooms booked for nights outside of this range will be $299/night.) All reservations must be made by October 6, when the room block closes.

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel. To make a flight reservation online, click below. For booking assistance, call United Meetings Reservation Desk Monday – Friday at (800) 426-1122, and mention promotion code ZNP5315256. International customers may contact their local United Reservations Desk.

2022 FAST Global Summit & Gala

FAST’s Global Science Summit and Gala, which took place on December 2-3, 2022 in Miami, Florida, featured over 20 presentations from researchers, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies. FAST brought together community members from all over the world with dozens of research partners and pharmaceutical companies joining the Summit & Gala events. In addition, the Science Summit presentations were live-streamed in multiple languages with people tuning in from 29 different countries!

The hybrid event featured updates on the latest Angelman syndrome research and clinical trials from the top scientists and industry leaders, as well as helpful vendors that provided Angelman families with goods and services to support their loved ones living with Angelman syndrome. The Global Science Summit and Gala shared a unique look at FAST’s future-focused mission to find effective therapeutics for all individuals living with Angelman syndrome. To watch recorded presentations from the 2022 FAST Global Science Summit and Gala, please click here.

2022 Dream Big Gala Video

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Thank you to everyone that participated in the event and contributed to raise a record amount of money to accelerate our mission. You can learn more about FAST online, sign up for our newsletter and contribute to our mission. We appreciate the continued support from our global community.