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Conferences and Courses

ANA2020 Virtual Meeting

Date: 4 - 9 October 2020

Location: Sydney, Australia

 The 145th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association is a fully virtual event is scheduled for October 4-9. While it will certainly be a bit different than years past, the programming is remarkably robust. A few highlights include:

  • Plenary Sessions diving into the science behind recent breakthroughs in our understanding and treatment of neurological disorders across a broad etiological spectrum including "Genomics of Personalized Medicine," "Microenvironment Control of Brain Tumor Pathogenesis," and "Targeting Glia for Therapy: Mediators of Neuroinflammation, Degeneration and Repair"
  • Presidential Symposium on "Leveraging Digital Technologies in Neurology" 
  • Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Symposium featuring presentations from the 2020 Derek Denny-Brown awardees, the Wolfe Neuropathy Research Prize and the Grass Foundation - ANA Award in Neuroscience recipients
  • Special Interest Group (SIG) sessions including Global Neurology, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Neurogenetics and SIG-specific networking opportunities
  • Interactive workshops spotlighting advances across the full spectrum of neurologic subspecialties
  • Emerging Scholar Lectures, a new addition this year focused on providing a platform for junior and early career investigator presentations


You can find additional details about this year's event in the Advance Program.


As a way to give back to the neurological community, the ANA is offering complimentary registration for ANA members and significantly reduced rates for non-members for both ANA2020 as well as the Translational and Clinical Research Course (TCRC) to be held on October 3, 2020.

Digital Technology Primer for Neurologists: The Changing World of Practices in Parkinson's Disease

Date: On-demand content launches on October 10, 2020 and there will be a live interactive Q&A session on Saturday, October 17 at 10:00GMT (17:00ICT).

You can learn more about the course and register here.