Registration CLOSED


CNSF 2020 Congress CANCELLED due to COVID-19

After careful consideration of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the CNSF Board of Directors made the decision on March 23, 2020 to CANCEL the CNSF Annual Congress originally scheduled for June 7-10, 2020, in Banff.

Those who have already registered for the Congress will receive full refunds and will be contacted by the Registration Team with further information in the coming days. And those who have booked hotel rooms at the Banff Springs will be contacted directly by the hotel for a full refund. 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - CNSF Update found here


Each person attending the CNSF Congress must complete the registration process. 

This includes invited speakers, chairpersons, exhibitors/sponsors and all delegates.

Eligible Course Chairs, Exhibitors/Sponsors and Speakers will receive an email with instructions and a code required to complete their registrations.

Registration Fees - Registration fees are subject to applicable provincial taxes

Registration is only confirmed upon receipt of payment.


Eligibility for member registration rates:

Please note that any new membership applications must be complete and must be allowed 2 weeks for processing.  New memberships are not considered Active until membership dues payment has been received in the CNSF office. 

The Congress registration system will not be able to recognize you as a member until this process is complete.  Non-Member rates will apply unless this process has been completed in advance. 

Application forms are available on each society page on the CNSF website  

Full Registration Includes: 

• All sessions Sunday to Wednesday

• All official lunches and breaks

• Exhibitor’s Reception

• Access to Course Notes

One-day Registration Includes: 

• Admission to all sessions the day of your registration

• Official lunch and breaks the day of your registration

• Exhibitor’s Reception (if you are registered to attend the Congress on Monday)

• Access to Course Notes

Delegate Badge Designation 

• Blue - CNSF Members
 Red - CNSF Board Members
 Bronze - CNSF Committee Members
 Burgundy - Invited Guests
 Yellow - Speakers
 Black/Grey - Exhibitor/Sponsor
 White - Non-Member
 Clear - CNSF & Intertask Staff


Payment Policy

Registration fees must be paid in full by credit card (VISA, Mastercard or American Express) at time of registration. 

Membership Status

To be eligible for the member registration rates, please ensure your Canadian Neurological Society (CNS), Canadian Neurosurgical Society (CNSS), Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN), Canadian Association of Child Neurology (CACN) or Canadian Society of Neuroradiology (CSNR) membership dues are paid in full prior to registering for the CNSF Congress.


You will be required to input your membership number as part of the registration process.  If you have just submitted your membership dues payment, please allow a few days in order for the system to recognize you as a current member.

Members that require assistance with their membership number or verification of their membership status, can contact CNSF Membership Services by email or at (403) 229-9544 ext 103.

Non-Member Medical Students and Graduate Students

Proof of status must be provided within 72 hours of submitting registration. Your registration is considered incomplete until your proof of status is received and verified.

Acceptable Proof of Status:

• recent transcript or

• active Student ID

Send your documents by email to 

International Delegates

International delegates are expected to have their travel visa and any other documents required to leave their country and enter Canada, well in advance. The CNSF does not issue letters of invitation and cannot assist with this process. International delegates must adhere to the registration deadlines as indicated.


Registration refunds are not granted due to inability to attend


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) provides a list of countries for which visa restrictions apply, as well as all other pertinent information attendees may require before making any travel plans. International attendees should give themselves plenty of time as the entire application process can take several months. This can be done online via the IRCC website:


Note that visa-exempt foreign nationals are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens, and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens (including dual citizens) and Canadian permanent residents are not eligible to apply for an eTA. 


Registration Cancellations/Refunds

Until April 30, 2020 (with penalty) – Registration fees are refundable less a $75 administration fee (plus tax) for cancellation requests received by April 30, 2020. Send your request to

After April 30, 2020 (non-refundable) – Registration fees and social activities are non-refundable; however, you may make a substitution within the same registration category.


Substitutions can be made within the same registration category.  Send your request to, and include the replacement's name, telephone number and email address.

Photo Reproduction

The CNSF reserves the right to use any photo or video image recorded at the CNSF Annual Congress. By registering for the Congress, you hereby acknowledge and agree that CNSF may photograph you at this event, as well as use the photographs in any publication or media for future educational and promotional activities/materials, without further notification or any compensation to you.

For example, the selected images will assist in the promotion of future CNSF events and may be used in professional displays, advertisements, printed publications, and/or on the CNSF website. You also acknowledge and agree to waive any right to inspect or approve any future educational and promotional activities/materials that may include photographs and/or videotapes of you.


The CNSF Congress is a professional development conference and as such, insurance and liability issues restrict us from allowing children in any of the Congress meeting space; including the Exhibit hall, lecture theatres and all meeting rooms.

Thank you for your compliance and your understanding.