2017 Society Prizes


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Call for Society Prize Submissions

Each prize will consist of:

  • A Prize Certificate
  • $1,000 cash
  • Presentation of your work during the Grand Plenary session at the Congress
  • Full registration to the Congress
  • Travel to the Congress (economy fare)
  • 3 nights accommodation

Second place awards of $500 for each prize may be presented as well.

Rules Governing all Society Prizes

  • Authors are invited to submit an expanded abstract, on or before January 15, 2017. Extended to January 22, 2017
  • Contestants must be a member in good standing, for at least one year prior to submission, with one of the four Societies of the CNSF (a Junior member or an Active member within two years of receiving their certificate).
  • Contestants are not required to belong to the Society whose prize they are applying for, with the exception of the Canadian Neurosurgical Society (CNSS).
  • The same person may submit on different topics for the same prize.
  • The same expanded abstract may not be submitted to more than one Society.
  • Submissions must be provided in PDF format.
  • Those submitting an expanded abstract for a Society Prize must also submit their abstract to the 2017 CNSF Congress.
  • The Congress Abstract Submission process is independent from the Society Prize Submission process.
  • Technical Specifications
    • Prize submissions accepted by email ONLY.
    • Must be submitted as a PDF.
    • CNSF will send a receipt of confirmation within 5 business days.
    • If you do not receive a receipt of confirmation after 6 business days please contact the CNSF at marika-fitzgerald@cnsfederation.org.

The prize winners’ names will be announced in the Neuro|News newsletter, in the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences and on the CNSF website.


The Canadian Neurological Society

The Francis McNaughton Memorial Prize
The André Barbeau Memorial Prize

The Canadian Neurosurgical Society

The K.G. McKenzie Memorial Prize for Basic Neuroscience Research Prize
The K.G. McKenzie Memorial Prize for Clinical Neuroscience Research Prize

The Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists

The Herbert Jasper Prize

The Canadian Association of Child Neurology

The President’s Prize