The Joint

16th International Child Neurology Congress


49th Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting

will be staged virtually/on-line October 12-23

We will continue to provide regular updates via eConnections and the CNS and ICNA websites as we move toward launching on-line registration in early August and the virtual meeting in October.


The central hub for information about the Joint ICNA-CNS Virtual Meeting is hosted by ICNA:

Virtual Meeting Schedule at a Glance



John Stobo Pritchard Award Lecture (ICNA):
Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies: What we know and what we do not know
Nicola Specchio, MD, PhD, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Presentation date & time TBA

Bernard Sachs Award Lecture (CNS):
Genes as a Window into the Developing Brain
Joseph G. Gleeson, MD; University of California San Diego, Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
Presentation date & time TBA

Sheila Wallace Award Lecture (ICNA):
Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy in Low Resource Settings: Challenges and Successes
Suvasini Sharma, MD, DM; Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, New Delhi, India
Presentation date & time TBA

Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award Lecture (CNS): TBA
Hsiao-Tuan Chao, MD, PhD; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Presentation date & time TBA

Linda De Meirleir Neurometabolic Award Lecture (ICNA):
Update in Pediatric Neurometabolic Disorders 2020

Lance Rodan, MD, FRCP(C); Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Presentation date & time TBA

Hower Award Lecture (CNS):
Migraine, Vertigo, and Dizziness
Kenneth J. Mack, MD, PhD; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Presentation date & time TBA

Frank Ford Award Lecture (ICNA):
The Global Burden of Paediatric Neurological Disorders

Charles Newton, MD; University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
Presentation date & time TBA



Past corporate partners and independent CME providers providing support for and/or participating in CNS annual meetings and ICNA congresses may email CNS Executive Director Roger Larson, CAE for more information.