THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PAEDIATRIC ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY

 

 

 

Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

20-23 September, 2017

 

 

Click here to view 2017 Abstract Book

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview
Programme and Theme 
About the Conference
Who Should Attend
Call for Abstracts
Registration
Hotel Accomodations
Exhibit and Support
Conference Format
About the Venue
About IPBIS & IBIA
Planning Committee

 

OVERVIEW

The International Paediatric Brain Injury Society (IPBIS) and the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) are pleased to announce that the Second International Conference on Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury was held in Rome, Italy, from 20-23 September, 2017.

This event builds on the success of both the First Conference on Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury, held in Liverpool, UK, in 2015 and the Second Conference on Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury, held in Rome in 2017.  
 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

The organisers encourage the submission of original paediatric brain injury research for presentation at the conference.  Abstracts will be scored by the Scientific Programme Committee and accepted work will be presented in either short oral presentions or as a poster.  

Past submission categories have been:

  • Clinical outcome measurements
  • Epidemiology
  • Family supports/interventions
  • Functional outcome measurements
  • Legal: litigation issues
  • Legal: criminal justice
  • Life-long issues
  • Mild brain injury
  • Non-accidental injury
  • Non-traumatic brain injury
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation: cognitive
  • Rehabilitation: educational
  • Rehabilitation: medical
  • Rehabilitation: social and behavioural
  • Sports concussion
  • Transitions

Currently, the abstract portal is not open, but it will be open within the next few months.  

PROGRAMME AND THEME

As the conference nears, the programme and theme will be posted.  

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The conference should bring together all people with a professional interest, supported by evidence-based research, in the field innovative therapies and rehabilitation strategies for children, adolescents and young adults with acquired brain injuries.  It is anticipated that attendees will be comprised of:

  • Physicians (clinicians and surgeons)
  • Allied health professionals
  • Psychologists
  • Educators
  • Therapists 
  • Legal professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Bio-engineers
  • Researchers

This list is not exhaustive and the organisers encourage all multi-disciplinary professionals involved in paediatric brain injury to benefit from this valuable opportunity to engage with experts, gain insights, and establish new collaborations.

 

EXHIBITS & SUPPORT

Your sponsorship and/or exhibit presence at the conference will bring you face-to-face with the decision makers and key opinion leaders who are shaping the future of paediatric brain injury research, treatment and rehabilitation. This Conference presents a unique opportunity to promote your organisation to this highly specialized group of professionals.  IPBIS can offer a variety of support and exhibit opportunities with a range of price points to fit any budget.  

If you are interested in exhibiting and/or sponsoring the meeting, please contact Megan Bell-Johnston at mbell@internationalbrain.org.   

 

REGISTRATION

Registration is currently not open.  

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS & AIRLINE DISCOUNTS

Conference hotels and airline informaton will be posted as the conference nears.  

 

CONFERENCE FORMAT

The conference will feature a number of lively debates on key specialty areas over a three day period. The educational format will include plenary talks, concurrent tracks for oral presentations, workshops and poster sessions.

 

ABOUT THE VENUE

The conference will be held at Queens College in  on 26 - 28 September 2018. 

 

 

ABOUT IPBIS & IBIA

The International Paediatric Brain Injury Society (IPBIS) is a professional association of multidisciplinary professionals dedicated to advancing research and disseminating knowledge on pediatric brain injury. Members of IPBIS collaborate to develop and share best practices, mentor colleagues, advance research and promote prevention for the benefit of children, adolescents and young adults with acquired brain injury (ABI) and their families.

In 2013, IPBIS entered into a strategic affiliation with the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA), the world’s largest organization for multidisciplinary professionals working in the field of brain injury.  IBIA organizes the biennial World Congress on Brain Injury; the most recent World Congress was held in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2017 and attracted over 1200 multidisciplinary brain injury professionals from over 40 countries. 


PLANNING COMMITTEE

The planning committee will be posted as the conference nears. 

 

SECRETARIAT

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Tel: (+703) 960-6500
Fax: (+703) 960-6603 
www.internationalbrain.org
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Chas Haynes
Margaret Roberts
Principals