SAA’s 5th Annual Global Spondyloarthritis Summit

May 5 – 6, 2023

Save the Dates: May 5- 6, 2023

As the premier virtual health event for the spondyloarthritis community, the 5th Annual Global Spondyloarthritis Summit features renowned rheumatologists and other health experts who provide the most up-to-date findings and medically reliable and comprehensive information on essential topics that matter to those living with the disease. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with the disease for years, the Summit is your opportunity to learn tips and tools for managing your symptoms while also connecting with others.

Under the theme “Moving Together Towards Better Health Outcomes” this year’s program features 12 experts from the international community who will discuss topics such as Flares and Possible Triggers; SpA Research Updates; Sleep Issues; Women & SpA; Diet & Nutrition; Surgery & Joint Replacement Recommendations; Cardiovascular Disease, and more! Take a look at the full list of planned topics.

Topics Planned for the 2023 Global SpA Summit

  • Flares: Possible Triggers to Avoid & How To Treat a Flare. Learning to Manage Triggers and Flares and Live Well.
  • SpA Research Update (Advanced Topic)
  • Sleep & Spondyloarthritis
  • Women & Spondyloarthritis: Childbearing Years (Pregnancy) Through Menopause
  • Diet/Nutrition: How/Why Does Gut/Microbiome Affect SpA?
  • Tai Chi - Meditation in Motion with Live Demo
  • When is Surgery Recommended? Joint Replacements & Spine Surgery
  • What is Spondyloarthritis? An Overview
  • The Role of Genetics in Spondyloarthritis. Genes associated (HLA-B27 and beyond), heritability (Advanced Topic)
  • Cardiovascular Disease and Spondyloarthritis
  • Medications for SpA - Including New (i.e., JAKs) and What's on the Horizon. Drug Combinations & Interactions
  • We’d Like to Know: Cannabis Update (Medical Context)

Participation Cost: Free

There is no charge to register or watch during the 2-day event thanks to generous support from our sponsors and educational grants.

Venue: Online

Join us from anywhere. All you need is access to the internet on your computer, tablet, or mobile phone.


Registration is now open. Click here.

Summit Committee Members

  • Jo Davies
  • Dawn Gibson
  • Helena Marzo-Ortega, MD
  • Andri Phoka
  • John D. Reveille, MD
  • Judith Smith, MD
  • Howard Tevelson
  • Mica Yu, MD
This event is supported in part by the following sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor
Room Sponsor