2018 PNS ANNUAL MEETING

The PNS Annual Meeting is the place to learn about the latest international research across specialties in peripheral neuropathy. It is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one discussions with experts in the field and connect with your peers from all over the world. During the Plenary Talks, Platform Presentations, and Saturday Education Courses junior and senior scientists of various backgrounds teach about the most current and ground-breaking developments in the field, including Charcot-Marie Tooth and Related Neuropathies, Inflammatory Neuropathy, PAIN, Diabetes and more. The meeting is held every June/July at stunning locations alternating around the world.

There’s a Buzz about Baltimore that makes people who visit fall in love with its vibe. With the world-famous Inner Harbor; renowned museums and attractions; award-winning restaurants; a locally loved music scene, and hip and historic neighborhoods, get ready to explore a truly authentic American city. We look forward to welcoming you to Baltimore!

 

 
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“The PNS 2017 meeting in Sitges was an inspiring event held in another incredible setting. Always inclusive and welcoming, a perfect blend of exciting new scientific and clinical discoveries shared by both familiar and new faces, you couldn’t fail to be enthused to return to the lab!”

— Rhona McGonigal, PhD
University of Glasgow

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q1: When will I be notified of my abstract submission?
A1: Abstract Notifications have been sent out. Please contact info@pnsociety.com if you have any questions, or concerns. 

Q2: How do I submit an E-Poster and what size file should I upload? 
A2: The E-Poster deadline has been extended to Friday 6 July. Please upload a 8 1/2 by 11 poster. If you have any questions regarding e-posters, or logging into your account please contact support@sierrabay.net

Q3:I am a Junior PNS Member who submitted an Abstract for the 2018 PNS Annual Meeting. How do I register?
A3:: If you are a Junior (under 40 years of age) Member and have submitted an Abstract please do not register for the Annual Meeting. You will be notified if your abstract has been accepted and will receive a coupon code for registration by May of 2018.

Q4: How do I become a member of the PNS?  
A4: Please click here to complete the PNS Membership Application.

Q5: I am interested in becoming an Exhibitor or Sponsor. Where can I find more information? 
A5: Please click here to view the 2018 Prospectus. To sign up, click here.

Q6: When can I register for the 2018 PNS Annual Meeting in Baltimore? 
A6: Registration is now open. Click here to register for the 2018 PNS Annual Meeting. World Bank A & B Members will receive 30% off Annual Meeting Registration. E-mail Tanya at info@PNSociety.com for the coupon code. Click here to complete the form in hard copy. 

Q7: What are the Prizes and the Prize Requirements at the PNS offer at the 2018 PNS Annual Meeting?
A7: Each year the PNS provides six named prizes of $750 for best abstracts as a tribute to luminaries in our field.
1. Richard P. Bunge: Abstracts involving Biology of Nerve
2. Arthur K. Asbury: GBS/CIDP/Inflammatory Neuropathy
3. Peter J Dyck: Diabetes and clinical Topics
4. P.K. Thomas: Inherited Neuropathies
5. JW Griffin Lecture: Regeneration
6. Jonathon Pembroke Lecture: Members from Australia-Asia. 

Q8: How can I apply for the Alan J. Gebhart Prize for Excellence?
A8: At the 2018 PNS Annual Meeting in Baltimore, the third Alan J. Gebhart- Peripheral Nerve Society Prize for Excellence in Peripheral Nerve Research will be given. This Prize will be given to an established researcher in the field of peripheral nerve. The awardee must be a member of PNS in good standing for at least two years. The amount of the prize is $25,000. CV’s will be requested at the end of May.

Q9: Where is the 2018 PNS Annual Meeting Located?
A9: The PNS Annual Meeting will be located at the Renaissanc Baltimore Harborplace Hotel 202 E Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21202 USA.

Q9: I was sent two notifications one for an oral presentation and poster, which one is correct?
A9: BOTH! This year the PNS Scientific Program Committee has decided that all oral presentations will also present a poster. 

 

“The PNS meeting 2017, Sitges, Spain, was the definitely most enjoyable and useful international congress this year for me. The well-organized program including from Teaching Courses to the cutting edge, Clinical Trial sessions for CMT, CIDP, and GBS on each day, provided a feeling of perfect satisfaction. We cannot miss the 2018 meeting in Baltimore!.”

— Satoshi Kuwabara, MD
    Chiba University, Japan