Society Prizes 2020


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Society Prizes

Rules governing all Society Prizes

  • Authors are invited to submit an expanded abstract, on or before January 31, 2020.
  • Contestants must be a member in good standing with any one of the five Societies of the CNSF (a Junior member or an Active member within two years of receiving their certificate).
  • 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 2020 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

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 (CNS)

The Francis McNaughton Memorial Prize

The André Barbeau Memorial Prize

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation is sponsoring an additional prize for the best expanded abstract submitted on Autoimmune Encephalitis.

The Canadian Neurosurgical Society (CNSS)

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 (CSCN)

The Herbert Jasper Prize

The Canadian Association of Child Neurology (CACN)

The President’s Prize

New in 2020 - The Canadian Society of Neuroradiology (CSNR)

The CSNR Society Prize