January 15 22, 2017
Society Prize Application Deadline
January 15 22, 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline
End of March, 2017
Acceptance notices will be sent
April 30, 2017
Authors accepted to present MUST register for the Congress
The Abstract program will be finalized at this date.
Only Abstracts with presenting Authors registered to attend the Congress, will be included in Abstract Program
All abstracts must be submitted online – Paper submissions will not be accepted.
Conflict of Interest: The CNSF requires that authors will declare any financial interest in a company (or its competitors) that makes a product discussed in the abstract.
Abstracts Submitted for Society Prizes
Individuals, who submit an expanded abstract for consideration for one of the Society Awards, must also submit their abstract to the CNSF Congress, on the official online abstract submission form.
How Abstracts are Judged and Assigned
Abstracts submitted for presentation will be reviewed by the Scientific Program Committee in January and February. Notification of acceptance and schedule information will be sent in March. Abstracts will be judged on a scale of 1 to 4 according to certain criteria; 1. impact and relevance, 2. scope, experience and research team, 3. significance of findings and results, 4. comprehensiveness and written quality of abstract.
Assigning Abstracts to Sessions
The Scientific Program Committee assigns papers to sessions on substantive grounds in an attempt to make the scientific program as strong and attractive as possible.
Author Registration for the 2017 Congress
All authors selected to present at the Congress, must register for the Congress by April 30, 2017. Authors not registered on May 1, 2017 will have their presentations pulled from all Congress publications and onsite activities.
Detailed Instruction for Submitting Abstracts
Abstract Subject Categories
Multiple disease areas in Neuroscience require a multidisciplinary approach; therefore, categories for research presentations are categorized by disease areas. Please select the ONE research category from the following list that BEST matches your abstract submission based upon the disease studied; whether your abstract deals with basic biomedical sciences, surgery, neurophysiology or medical (neurology) therapy.
NOTE: Authors are asked to carefully select the category under which they submit their abstracts. Poor or inappropriate category selection may result in the rejection of the submission.
General NeurosurgeryPediatric NeurosurgeryGeneral NeurologyGeneral Pediatric Neurology
StrokeEpilepsyNeurovascular and neurointerventionalNeurotraumaNeurocritical careNeuro-oncology
Spine and Peripheral Nerve surgeryFunctional Neurosurgery and Pain
Neurology and Child Neurology subspecialties
Neuromuscular DiseaseMovement DisordersHeadacheDementia and cognitive disordersMS / Neuroinflammatory diseaseSleep
Neuroscience educationEthical, legal, societal, historical aspects of neuroscienceAdvocacy, research networks, knowledge translation
Abstract Review Criteria
4 – Exceptional
3 – Accept
2 – Borderline Accept
1 – Not suitable for acceptance (Reject)
Accepted abstracts will be published in the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences and will be presented at the 2017 Congress
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