Annual Meeting

NCS 19th Annual Meeting

Join us for the NCS 19th Annual Meeting

NCS is excited to bring together the neurocritical care community for four days of in-depth education focused on the challenges and triumphs - and everything in between - that we’ve experienced over the last year.

The NCS 19th Annual Meeting will feature the cutting edge-education, innovative speakers and unbeatable access to industry partners that you’ve come to expect from NCS. We’re also working on new, creative ways to facilitate networking and to allow our community to celebrate together, safely.

Register for the NCS 19th Annual Meeting

Important Health & Safety Updates

Updated as of September 22, 2021

As we plan for the NCS 19th Annual Meeting, in addition to creating an exceptional education and networking experience, your health and safety is a top priority. That’s why the NCS leadership has given thoughtful consideration to create our Health & Safety policy and has partnered with CLEAR to provide a safe experience for you.

As of September 22, 2021, the NCS 19th Annual Meeting Health & Safety policy is that all attendees are required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or provide a negative COVID-19 test, as well as submit to daily health screenings.

With CLEAR’s Health Pass feature, the COVID-19 health screening will be quick, easy, and secure for all on-site attendees, exhibitors, and staff.

If you cannot or choose not to comply with the on-site health and safety requirements, we encourage you to register to attend the Virtual Experience.

We will continue to update our Health and Safety page with details and recommendations as more information becomes available.

Two Ways to Attend

Those who register to join us in-person in Chicago will have the ability to attend all four keynote/plenary sessions, the NCS Award Ceremony and Business Meeting, as well as their choice of one concurrent breakout educational session per timeslot,  In addition, in-person attendees will be able to visit the physical Exhibit Hall and poster presentations and experience unique, socially distanced networking opportunities. 

Those who register to join us for the virtual experience will have access to livestreamed opening remarks, all four keynote/plenary sessions, the NCS Award Ceremony, Business Meeting, closing remarks, as well as their choice of one livestreamed concurrent session per timeslot. In addition, virtual attendees will have access to an online poster hall with interactive element, the online exhibit hall and unique networking opportunities. 

All attendees, whether attending in-person or virtually, will have access to recorded versions of all sessions and the ability to earn up to a total of 38 total contact hours via a combination of the live event and complimentary On-Demand access.

ANNUAL MEETING SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST

NCS will be running a social media contest for our Annual Meeting attendees! The contest will run for two days and will encourage you to spread the word through your social media channels. See our Contest page for more information on the contest's instructions, rules and best practices.

SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST RULES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

View frequently asked questions and answers on registration, the in-person meeting in Chicago, the virtual meeting and more.

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POSTER INFORMATION


Posters will be presented on Wednesday, October 27 and Thursday, October 28 at the NCS Annual Meeting. To view poster topics, presenters and presentation days click here.

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COMPLIMENTARY ACCESS TO ON DEMAND SESSIONS FOR ABPN DIPLOMATES

NCS firmly believes that in the spirit of our mission it is imperative that we provide access to the educational and professional development content the neurocritical care community needs.

NCS, in partnership with ABPN, is pleased to announce that we are offering complimentary on-demand and recordings access to all ABPN diplomats for the upcoming NCS Annual Meeting.NCS will also include complimentary access to the Brain Death Determination Coursewhich is approved by ABPN to offer 2 Self-Assessment CME credits upon completion of the course. 

More details, including information on how to claim access to the recordings and course, will be provided after the event has concluded.

ASN NEUROVASCULAR EXAMS


With the NCS 19th Annual Meeting offering both in-person and virtual attendance options, ASN wants to ensure our members have the opportunity to take the Neurosonology Exam (RPNI) or the Neurovascular Specialist (NVS) exam.

Become a Registered Physician in Neurovascular Interpretation
The exam will be offered online Saturday, October 30, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm CDT. Registration is now open until October 15, 2021.

Become a Neurovascular Specialist
The exam will be offered online Saturday, October 23, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm CDT. Registration is now open until October 8, 2021.

Learn more about the ASN Exams
PROFESSIONALISM AND LEADERSHIP SESSION

Registration is now open for this year's Professionalism and Leadership session, taking place before the  Annual Meeting on Monday, October 25, from 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm CDT.

The virtual Professionalism and Leadership session allows attendees to meet and network with NCS leadership and multiprofessional leaders in the field. The session is geared towards members of all backgrounds, professions, roles and disciplines. In particular, aspiring leaders who are looking for opportunities to get involved with NCS are encouraged to attend.

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