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43rd annual Irish Neurological Association Meeting, 2007

Stormont Hotel

The 43rd annual Irish Neurological Association Meeting will take place on Thursday, May 17th and Friday May 18th at the Stormont Hotel, Belfast.

Abstract Submission

This is the second call for abstracts for poster or platform presentation. The closing date for submission is Friday, 16th March.
N.B.  Please note that submissions will not be accepted following the closing date.
Abstracts should be submitted in Microsoft Word, must be limited to 200 words and include the names of authors, indicating the presenter, the Institution(s)/place of work and contact email address.  Please indicate your preference for platform or poster presentation. Abstracts may be submitted by virus-free email direct to Receipt of abstracts will be notified to the presenter, who will again be contacted following selection of abstracts.
For queries, please contact the IICN Administrator by email at or by telephone at +353 (0)61 203040.

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Guest Lecture

The 2007 Guest Lecture will be the Hurwitz Lecture, in honour of the eminent neurologist, Dr. Louis Hurwitz, who practised in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. To view an outline of the outstanding contribution of Dr. Hurwitz to neurology in Belfast please click the link to follow Dr. Louis Hurwitz. The aforementioned is reproduced with kind permission of Dr. Stanley Hawkins (author) and the editor of the Ulster Medical Journal, Prof. Patrick Morrison (© The Ulster Medical Society). Please click on the link to follow to visit the website of the Ulster Medical Society

The Hurwitz Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Leigh, Blair-Daroff Professor of Neurology, Cleveland, Ohio.  Professor Leigh will speak on "Using Eye Movements as Experimental and Diagnostic Tools: From Eye Muscles to Cerebral Cortex".
Please click on the link to follow for an outline of Prof. Leigh's career to date Prof. John Leigh



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The provisional scientific programme may be downloaded by clicking on the link to follow INA 2007 Provisional Scientific Programme
Please note that there may be some adjustments to this programme prior to the meeting.

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A number of prestigious awards are made at the Irish Neurological Association Meeting

  1. The Harold Miller prize for best overall presentation at the meeting
  2. The John Kirker Prize for best epilepsy related presentation
  3. The BiogenIdec Prize for best multiple sclerosis related presentation
  4. Prize for best Neurosurgical presentation
  5. Best Poster Presentation

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Registration for the meeting must be submitted on or before Monday, May 14th as hospitality services cannot be provided if notified after May 14th. To register for the INA Meeting please click on the link to follow and complete the form. Registration fees may be posted in advance or may be paid at the meeting.
Registration form

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Rooms will be available for reservation at the Stomont hotel at the special rate of £88 per single occupancy, per night for May 16th, 17th and 18th, until April 15th. Please contact the hotel directly to reserve accommodation reservations at: Telephone 02890 676006 (from NI) 04890 676006 (from ROI). For directions to the venue please click on the link to follow Directions Please click on the link to follow for the hotel website Stormont Hotel
See the link to follow to view alternative accommodation in Hotels /Bed and Breakfasts in Belfast Accommodation options

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Social Programme 

The President's Reception will take place on Thursday 17th May at the Ormeau Baths Gallery, and the Irish Neurological Association Dinner will take place on Friday 18th at the Great Hall at Queens University Belfast. Members, delegates and their partners are invited to attend. Transportation from the Stormont Hotel to each of these events has been arranged. For further information and directions to each venue, please click on the link to follow Social Programme
As there has not been sufficient indication of interest in participation in a social programme, it was been decided that there will not be a tour or other social activity while the meeting is being held.

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