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Information events and conferences

Events and conferences for patients, carers, healthcare professionals and students... We keep an eye on the calendar to let you know about upcoming neurology related events. 

March 2017

  • 7 March. The Neurological Exam Made Easy. 33 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG. A GP seminar with Dr Hadi Manji, Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, who will provide primary care professionals with guidance on how to conduct a thorough neurological examination within the confines of a GP surgery. For more information, click here
  • 16 March. Cavernoma Alliance UK Brain Awareness Week Lecture Series: Cavernomas from conception to grandchildren. Education Seminar Room on Ward 83, Level 2, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester. For Brain Awareness Week Cavernoma Alliance UK are organising a series of lectures around the country. Cavernomas from conception to grandchildren will have expert speakers talk about the presentation of cavernomas in children, radiological findings, neurovascular interventions, inheritance and genetic testing and share experiences of looking after adults with cavernomas. For more information, click here.
  • 17 March. One Day Essentials (Neurology). Royal College of General Practitioners, London NW1 2FB. This one day conference provides expert specialist clinical training and essential information on Neurology for GPs and their practice colleagues. The conference Chair is Dr Nassif Mansour, GPwSI in Neurology and Chair of the Primary Care Neurology Society. For more information and to book, click here
  • 24-26 March. Developing a Social Skills Workshop for Teenagers with Mobius Syndrome (Weekend 1). University of Warwick. Warwick Mind and Action Research Centre (WMA) are looking for teenagers with the rare neurological condition Mobius syndrome who would like to meet up with others in the relaxed and informal setting of Warwick University. The aim of the weekend is to let you share experiences and get to know one another whilst at the same time helping psychologists from the UK and the US gather data for their research. The study will take place over two weekends in 2017 at the University of Warwick. Participants are welcome to bring their parents if they wish. WMA can cover travel and accommodation from within the UK. If you are interested and/or have questions, check out the project's website for more details. 

May 2017

  • 3,4 and 5 May. Association of British Neurologists Annual Meeting. The ACC, Liverpool. Registration and call for abstracts will open 5 December 2016. Abstract deadline: 16 January 2017. Early bird registration deadline: 20 February 2017. For the programme, click here
  • 4 May. Riding the Rapids - Negotiating the Challenges of Life After Brain Injury. A one day conference for health professionals. Presentations throughout the day are designed to assist with negotiating challenges of life after a brain injury, and include family perspectives, time-perception and client engagement, as well as hot topics such as decision-making, risk-taking, social media and sex. For more information and to book, click here
  • 12 May. A Vision for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Edinburgh, Scotland. Some of the highest prevalence rates of Multiple Sclerosis in the world are found in parts of Scotland and this one day conference will showcase the pioneering scientific research and development, as well as therapies, for Multiple Sclerosis which is taking place in Scotland. A key focus of the event is to encourage collaboration and discussion between patients, clinicians, academia and industry. For more information, click here

June 2017

  • 7 and 8 June. European Neuro Convention. ExCeL, London. This two day convention is aimed at neurological professionals, researchers, clinicians and those working in neurology. The event will bring professionals from around the globe for an exciting convention that will include leading speakers, over 80 seminars, workshops, experts and the unique opportunity to try and test innovative solutios. For more information, check their website.

July 2017

  • 1-2 July. Developing a Social Skills Workshop for Teenagers with Mobius Syndrome (Weekend 2). University of Warwick. Warwick Mind and Action Research Centre (WMA) are looking for teenagers with the rare neurological condition Mobius syndrome who would like to meet up with others in the relaxed and informal setting of Warwick University. The aim of the weekend is to let you share experiences and get to know one another whilst at the same time helping psychologists from the UK and the US gather data for their research. The study will take place over two weekends in 2017 at the University of Warwick. Participants are welcome to bring their parents if they wish. WMA can cover travel and accommodation from within the UK. If you are interested and/or have questions, check out the project's website for more details. 

Ongoing Events

  • Ongoing: Lab Tours with Brain Tumour Research. A lab tour is a great opportunity to see the interesting and valuable research taking place in the Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence. You will be able to ask questions about the research and understand how the work undertaken is getting us closer to a cure. 

For more neuroscience related events, you can also check the British Neuroscience Association website or the Dana Foundation, which features neuroscience events around the world. 

Want to feature your event here? Contact us at info@brainandspine.org.uk or contact our website editor, Aaron, directly at aaron.bailey-athias@brainandspine.org.uk.