2018 CNS Annual Meeting
Everything begins and ends two days sooner than usual.
Arrive on Wednesday and you've arrived TOO LATE!

This year's CNS Annual Meeting BEGINS on MONDAY (NOT Wednesday)
  • Attending the all-day Monday NDC Symposium on Tourette Syndrome?
    Book flight and hotel room for Sunday, October 14 (Meeting begins 8 am Monday)
  • Attending the Opening/Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall?
    Book flight and hotel room for Monday, October 15
  • Attending the Professors of Child Neurology (PCN) meeting?
    Book flight and hotel room for Monday, October 15. Meeting begins at 2:00 pm, Monday.
  • Attending the Association of Child Neurology Nurses (ACNN) meeting?
    Book flight and hotel room for Sunday, October 14 (Meeting begins 8 am Monday)

Important 2018 Annual Meeting Dates & Deadlines

Symposia Proposal Submissions: (CNS Members only)
Deadline: January 15

CNS Members are encouraged to submit proposals for scientific symposia and/or breakfast seminars to be presented at the 47th Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting in Chicago, October 15-18, 2018.

Three 2.25 hour symposia proposals (up to 4 speakers) and six 1.25 hour breakfast seminar proposals (up to 3 speakers) will be selected to fill out a program that will include the all-day Monday, October 15 Neurobiology Disease in Children Symposium (Tourette Syndrome), the Tuesday, October 16 Presidential Symposium, and the Thursday, October 18 Child Neurology Foundation Symposium (Transition of Care), as well as the Bernard Sachs Lecture (Dr. William Dobyns), Hower Award Lecture (Dr. Bernard Maria), and Phillip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award Lecture (TBD; applications accepted February 1 - April 1). 

The submission deadline is January 15, 2018 (11:59 pm PST). The Scientific Program Committee, chaired by Dr. Erika Augustine, will review proposals and construct a program addressing the broad spectrum of CNS members' research, education, training and practice interests and needs. Acceptance emails will be sent to session organizers/proposers in early/mid February. 

Click here to submit

Questions? Contact Emily McConnell

2018 Annual Meeting Abstract Submissions:
February 1 - April 2
Guidelines posted January 20
2018 Satellite Event Proposals: 
February 1 - March 1
Guidelines posted January 20

2018 Annual Meeting Exhibitor Prospectus
Posted April 2

On-line Registration begins & Hotel Booking opens in June