Annual Meeting



As a result of the ongoing deliberations on Annual Meeting financials, the safety of our members, and the rising COVID-19 cases in Arizona, the NCS officers and staff have decided to transition the NCS 18th Annual Meeting to a fully virtual experience.


Make Your Plans to Join Us for the NCS 18th Annual Meeting

Get excited to join us virtually as we come together for four days of education and networking focused on all aspects of neurocritical care: from research to the recovery. The Annual Meeting will present the most recent research and best practices in neurocritical care and will feature pre-meeting workshops, a robust selection of educational breakout sessions, and a dedicated virtual exhibit hall time to connect with our partners and many networking opportunities.

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All virtual attendees will receive early registration pricing, in addition to saving on travel costs.

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Virtual Meeting How-To

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Professionalism, Leadership & Research Mentoring Session Information

NCS continues to focus on Professionalism, Leadership & Research Mentoring education at the Annual Meeting and throughout the year. This year's session takes place on Friday, September 25 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT.

Pre-registration is required, but there is no extra charge to attend the session. Click here to register for the Virtual Annual Meeting and the Professionalism, Leadership & Research Mentoring Session.

Session Description

This program will cover essential skills for successful career advancement in neurocritical care professions. The sessions are geared towards members of all backgrounds, professions, roles and disciplines. In particular, aspiring leaders who have not attended the course previously are encouraged to attend. Topics presented by NCS leaders will cover areas such as NCS leadership and organizational involvement, mentorship, graceful self-promotion, interview skills, negotiation, team-building, and managing conflict. In addition, topics to help advance research skills and professional advancement in the clinical and laboratory settings will be provided, along with time for direct mentoring by senior NCS researchers in interactive sessions. 


Posters abstract submissions are closed. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by August 2020. Meeting registration, poster printing, travel, and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the presenter. 


With the NCS 18th Annual Meeting transitioning to a virtual platform, ASN wants to ensure our members still have the opportunity to take the Neurosonology and Neurovascular Specialist (NVS) exams.

Both exams will be offered online Saturday, September 26, 2020 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm CDT. Registration is now open until September 4, 2020. Learn more.

Neurosonology Exam

Neurovascular Exam

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