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10th International Paediatric EMG Congress
Magdalene College Cambridge
Sep 9 - 11, 2015

The International paediatric EMG Congress returns to Cambridge to celebrate its 10th meeting. With the first meeting taking place in 1997 the popularity and quality of this unique course has increased meeting by meeting attracting a dedicated following and internationally acclaimed faculty.

The aim of all the meetings has been to equip the delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform paediatric EMG. Previous meetings based on lectures with only a few workshops had given delegates the knowledge of how paediatric EMG is performed but not the confidence that comes only with practice. To address this shortfall and influenced by the outstanding success of the recent International Meeting on stimulated single fibre EMG hosted in London earlier this year, the structure of the meeting is going to be primarily based around workshops. Working in groups of around eight delegates, each with a dedicated trainer, real clinical cases’ data will be presented and the delegates expected to interpret the findings using such skills as motor unit duration estimation, automatic analysis of the interference pattern, and skills in interpretation of single fibre data. The only missing element in this scenario is the actual collection of data from the children themselves.

These workshops will be preceded by dedicated lectures on different elements of paediatric EMG examination given by acknowledged experts in the field, such as engaging with children, recognition of patterns of peripheral neuropathy abnormality, the use of quantitative techniques and how to perform stimulation single fibre EMG.

No prior knowledge of paediatric EMG is needed to make attendance at this unique course worthwhile. In fact, clinicians with an interest in neuromuscular disease could gain a valuable insight into skills of their EMG colleagues, not only by interpreting results themselves but even by performing some of the tests such as stimulation single fibre EMG. Delegates will be grouped according to knowledge and experience and the pace of the analysis and training matched accordingly.

The course takes place at Magdalene College in its beautiful postgraduate centre with excellent accommodation on site. The fees include some meals, course materials, and the Gala dinner. Because of the international following a large proportion of the delegates are likely to be residential during the whole Congress.

Booking is open via the Addenbrooke’s Hospital postgraduate medical Centre website.

Click here to download EMG Course Programme.

For further information contact: Angela Gray – 01223 274452 – ajg203@medschl.cam.ac.uk


Website:
http://www.cam-pgmc.ac.uk/all-courses



8th Annual CANM IONM Symposium
Montreal, Quebec
Sep 25 - 26, 2015


CANM is proud to continue the tradition for hosting educational, interactive meetings with the 8th Annual CANM IONM Symposium in Montreal, Quebec. This year the distinguished Daniel Schwartz is the Keynote Speaker. This celebrated icon will be presenting a “Historical Perspective on IONM” as his keynote address. For further details on the upcoming meeting please download the Symposium Brochure or contact CANM at symposium@canm.ca.


Website:
http://www.canm.ca/symposium.html



American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Fall Courses
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Sep 26 - 27, 2015

2015 Fall Courses
The ACNS Fall Courses will be held at the Westin Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 26 & 27, 2015. Please visit the ACNS website (www.acns.org) for more information.


Website:
http://www.acns.org/



The 15th European Congress on Clinical Neurophysiology
Brno, Czech Republic
Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2015

The 15th European Congress on Clinical Neurophysiology
September 30 - October 3, 2015, Brno, Czech Republic


DETAILED SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME AVAILABLE!

We are pleased to inform you that the DETAILED SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME is now available on Congress website.

We look forward to welcoming you to Brno!



Website:
http://www.eccn2015.eu/



9th International Conference on Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection in the Newborn
Cork, Ireland
Oct 1 - 3, 2015

This conference provides a state of the art forum for the most current and important research in Newborn Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection.



Website:
http://newbornbrain2015.com



The 7th Congress of the World Sleep Federation Society
Istanbul, TR
Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2015

Worldsleep 2015

On behalf of the World Sleep Federation (WSF) and the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), it is our pleasure to invite you to the 7th Quadrennial Congress of the WSF "Sleep and Health" which will beheld in Istanbul, Turkey, from the 31st October to the 3rd November, 2015.

The World Sleep Federation (WSF) is an international scientific non-profit organization bringing together a huge community of researchers and clinicians working in the field of sleep physiology and sleep medicine. The WSF is currently comprised of seven Charter members (American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Asian Sleep Research Society, Australasian Sleep Association, Canadian Sleep Society, European Sleep Research Society, Federation of Latin American Sleep Societies, and Sleep Research Society) representing about 53 sleep societies and organizations, and over 12,000 individual members.



Website:
http://www.congrex.ch/worldsleep2015/worldsleep2015.html



World Congress of Neurology (WCN 2015)
Santiago, Chile
Oct 31 - Nov 5, 2015

XXII World Congress of Neurology | Santiago, Chile - 2015

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to May 14 2015
Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 6, 2015

The Abstract Submission Deadline has been extended and that a limited number of bursaries will be awarded to young neurologists who wish to attend the Congress. For more information please click here.
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The Chilean Society of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery is pleased to invite you to the World Congress of Neurology on October 31 – November 5, 2015. The meeting will be held in Santiago, one of the most attractive and dynamic cities to visit both in Latin America and the world. As always, the World Congress will be an opportunity for learning, exchanging experiences and meeting top international specialists in neurology. Because we are committed to address our colleagues’ expectations, please feel free to make suggestions for the WCN 2015 scientific and teaching programs by sending an email to wcn@kenes.com.

See you in Santiago, October 31 – November 5, 2015. To learn more, visit www.wcn-neurology.com

Congress President: Renato Verdugo


Website:
http://www.wcn-neurology.com/



American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting & Courses
Orlando, Florida, USA
Feb 10 - 14, 2016

AM16 Register Now
The ACNS Annual Meeting & Courses will be held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida from February 10-14, 2016. Please visit the ACNS website (www.acns.org) for more information.


Website:
http://www.acns.org/



XXV European Stroke Conference (ESC)
Venice
Apr 13 - 16, 2016

CIAO IN VENICE 13-15 April 2016!

Herewith it is my pleasure to inform you about the XXV European Stroke Conference (ESC) in Venice 2016! 
I would be very happy if you could mark your calendars to avoid scheduling conflicts.

XXV European Stroke Conference (ESC)
13-15 April 2016 • Venice • www.eurostroke.eu

Best regards on behalf of the ESC,

Michael G. Hennerici



HIGHLIGHTS AT THE 24th EUROPEAN STROKE CONFERENCE IN VIENNA 2015

Please visit the new webdokumentary from the ESC in Vienna 2015! Please click the icon on the left.

Please find here the Symposium Report.

Letters or Stroke Notes should be submitted here with the remark ‘ESC Discussion Forum' for publication in the journal.

Please find here the E-book including the progamme and all abstracts.

Please find here the Karger E-book including the progamme and all abstracts.
We are delighted to announce the latest Impact Factor for our journal Cerebrovascular Diseases up to IF 3,754!


Website:
http://www.eurostroke.eu/