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Deadline Extended for Pediatric Brain Injury Abstracts

Posted by | Administration Officer | Date: 19 Apr 2017 | 11:00am

Deadline Extended!

Second International Conference
on Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury
New Strategies to Improve 
Outcome and Quality of Life 
Rome, Italy
20-23 September, 2017

Abstracts Due: Friday, 21 April, 2017

The IPBIS leadership has received a significant number of requests to extend abstract submission deadline for the Second International Conference on Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury.  As a result, the abstract submission deadline has been extended to Friday, 21 April!  The conference will be held from 20 - 23 September, 2017, in Rome, Italy.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a global event that brings together all those involved in the identification, treatment, and prevention of brain injury of children, adolescents, and young adults.

All professionals with an interest in the development of innovative treatments for pediatric brain injuries are encouraged to submit an abstract of their work to this international event and meeting of minds.  All submissions will be reviewed by a planning committee of internationaly recognized panel of brain injury experts. The deadline for abstract submission is (21 April, 2017).

IPBIS welcomes abstracts on the following topics:

Traumatic or non-traumatic brain injuries. 
Clinical outcome measures
Family supports/interventions
Functional outcome measures
Legal issues
Life-long issues
Mild brain injury
Non-accidental injury
Rehabilitation strategies
Robotic rehabilitation
Neuropsychological rehabilitation
Social and behavioural interventions
Sports concussion
Transitions to adult age
Quality of Life
Services organization and team work

To submit an abstract, click here
For more general information, click here
To view the members of the planning committee, click here


The registration portal is now open!  For more information, click here

Educational Theme

With the theme New Strategies to Improve Outcome and Quality of Life this Conference will focus on the development of new assessment tools, innovative therapies and devices, rehabilitation programmes, teaching strategies, psychological and social support, increasing the potential to recovery in young people affected  by brain injury and giving, at the same time, support to the families. 

The Conference programme will be inclusive of all issues relating to paediatric brain injury, both traumatic (e.g., external physical force injuries, penetrating injuries) and atraumatic (e.g., infectious diseases, tumours, stroke, anoxic-ischemic damages, neurotoxic poisonings).

Who Should Attend?  

The conference will bring together all people with a professional interest, supported by evidence-based research, in the field innovative therapies and rehabilitation strategies for children, adolescents and young adults with acquired brain injuries.  It is anticipated that attendees will be comprised of:

Physicians (clinicians and surgeons)
Allied health professionals
Legal professionals
Social Workers

This list is not exhaustive and the organisers encourage all multi-disciplinary professionals involved in paediatric brain injury to benefit from this valuable opportunity to engage with experts, gain insights, and establish new collaborations.


To receive alerts specifically for this conference, click here

To visit the main conference page, click here.

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