Bringing CNS Members Together to Make Children’s Lives Better


2nd Call for Scientific Program Proposals Deadline: January 21, 2022

CNS Members are encouraged to submit proposals for sessions to be presented at the 51st Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting in Cincinnati, OH on October 12-October 15, 2022 with plans for a hybrid (in-person and virtual) meeting.

We welcome submissions on all topics but encourage submissions in the following areas:

  • Clinical implementation of quality measures and capitated care models
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Diverse perspectives in child neurology (including perspectives of people affected by neurologic disease, caregivers, practitioners, and researchers across their lifespans)

We are looking for submissions in the following formats:

  • 2.5 hour symposium
  • 1.25 hour seminar
  • 1 hour workshop 
  • 1 hour Meet-the-Expert session  

Acceptance emails will be sent to session organizers/proposers in early March.

Contact Emily McConnell, Professional Development Manager


Frequently asked questions:

Who can submit a proposal?

  • Any CNS or ACNN member at any stage of their training or career

How do I select speakers?

  • Speakers must have expertise in their proposal topic.
  • We encourage proposals featuring speakers from diverse backgrounds (including but not limited to speakers across all career stages, a range of institutions, and diverse racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds; see You will be asked to describe how your proposal reflects speaker diversity in your submission.

Are non-CNS Members eligible to speak?

  • Yes: maximum 2 for symposium, 1 for seminar, workshop, Meet-the-Expert


Yasmin Khakoo, MD, FAAN (she/her)
Chair, Scientific Selection & Program Planning Committee

Bhooma Aravamuthan, MD, DPhil (she/her)
Vice-Chair, Scientific Selection & Program Planning Committee