NTL Issue 16

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EIGHTH WORLD CONGRESS ON BRAIN INJURY

Washington, DC, USA
March 10-14, 2010

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE

The preliminary program for the International Brain Injury Association’s Eighth World Congress on Brain Injury is now available for viewing on-line. The Congress will be held in Washington, DC, March 10-14, 2010.We are looking forward to a wonderful scientific program with over 100 world renowned experts in the field of brain injury presenting on a variety of topics across the continuum of care. IBIA has also planned other special features including workshops, panels, scientific poster and paper presentations and candlelight sessions with experts. 

To view the preliminary program, click here.

To view the list of confirmed speakers, click here.

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE APPROACHING

The deadline for submitting a paper for the Congress is OCTOBER 12, 2009. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Congress’s International Scientific Committee, which will determine the most appropriate presentation format (oral presentation or poster) for each abstract accepted. There will be a first and second place certificate for the Best Poster which also will come with a cash award.

For more information on submitting an abstract, click here.

 

CONGRESS OVERVIEW

The IBIA World Congress is the largest gathering of international professionals working in the field of brain injury. Delegates are comprised of physicians, psychologists and neuropsychologists, therapists, social workers, nurses, case managers, legal professionals, advocates and all others working in the field of brain injury. The Congress program will feature internationally recognized invited speakers, platform lectures, workshops, short oral presentations and poster sessions. The aim of the Eighth World Congress is to provide an opportunity for establishing collegial relationships with international professionals focused on the care and/or service of persons with acquired brain injury and/or the science of brain injury research. State of the art research will be presented dealing with information spanning from basic science to clinical (coma to community) aspects of brain injury. International priorities in the field of brain injury research will be discussed. Finally, the Congress seeks to provide didactic opportunities for clinicians interested in advancing their knowledge in brain injury science, medicine and care.  The official language of the Congress is English, and sessions are open to all delegates registering to attend the event.

For general information on the World Congress, click here.

 

SECRETARIAT

MCC Association Mgt.
5909 Ashby Manor Place
Alexandria, VA 22310
USA
Tel: (+703) 960-6500
Fax: (+703) 960-6603 
www.internationalbrain.org
congress@internationalbrain.org