Schedule

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Schedule-at-a-Glance


Please see below for a high level, schedule-at-a-glance for the NCS 18th Annual Meeting.

Monday, September 21

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Transcranial Doppler (TCD) Course Part 1*
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Essentials of Neurocritical Care Course Part 1*
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch

Tuesday, September 22

7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Registration
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Attendee Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Essentials of Neurocritical Care Course Part 2*
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Morning Workshops*
  • Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS)® Simulation
  • Mechanical Ventilation Boot Camp: An Interactive Introductory Course
  • Applied Neuromonitoring
  • Critical Care EEG
  • Critical Care Ultrasound
  • Advanced Practice Providers
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Neurocritical Care Research Network (NCRN) Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Transcranial Doppler (TCD) Course Part 2*
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Industry Lunch Symposia
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Afternoon Workshops* 
  • Bioinformatics and Machine Learning for Data-Driven Research
  • Intracranial Monitoring
  • Neurocritical Care Pharmacotherapy
  • Building a Quality Improvement Program in the NICU
  • Critical Care Procedures Skills
  • Airway Management, Intubation and Bronchoscopy
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall 

Wednesday, September 23

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.
Registration
6:30 a.m. – 7:20 a.m.
Industry Breakfast Symposia Opportunity
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Attendee Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Society Update and Awards Ceremony
8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
General Session - Clinical Trials
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Exhibit Hall Open | Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session 1
  • TegTalk: Utilizing Thromboelastography in Neurocritical Care
  • Ultrasound: The Unexplored Frontier for Neurocritical Care
  • Understanding the GRADE Process
12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Industry Lunch Symposia 
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Keynote Session
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Concurrent Session 2
  • Road to Recovery: Beyond the ICU
  • Covert Consciousness in the ICU
  • Behind the Scenes: Neurocritical Care Journal Team
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Poster Session 1
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Women in Neurocritical Care (WINCC) Session and Networking

Thursday, September 24

7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration
7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Industry Breakfast Symposia Opportunity
7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Run for Research
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Attendee Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Concurrent Session 3
  • Bedside, Team & the Family: Decreasing Panic at the Fam DisCo; Controversies in the Neurologic Assessment and Monitoring
  • Ethical Considerations in Neurocritical Care
  • Curing Coma
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Poster Session 2
12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Industry Lunch Symposia
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session 4
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Contemporary Monitoring and Treatment
  • ECMO in Neurocritical Care: The Next Level
  • Multidisciplinary Medical Management in Mechanical Thrombectomy
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Top Supporters Reception
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Concurrent Session 5
  • Prognostication in ICH: Important Concepts NOT in the ICH Score
  • High Speed, Low Drag Critical Care: The Bleeding Edge in the NeuroICU
  • Big Data: Visualizing the Future
  • Existing Gaps in International Practice and Possible Solutions
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session 6
  • Neuroinfectious Disease and Neuroinflammation
  • Platform Presentations
  • Brain Stress in and After the ICU
  • Debates
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Cocktail Hour in the Exhibit Hall
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Annual Banquet

Friday, September 25

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Registration
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Professionalism, Leadership & Research Mentoring Session
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session 7
  • Multi-modality Monitoring in Neurocritical Care
  • Controversies in Brain Death Determination
  • Global Health
  • What’s New in Pediatric Refractory Status Epilepticus
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Concurrent Session 8
  • When Saving 1 is Not Equivalent to Saving 2: Special Considerations in the Neurocritical Care of Pregnancy
  • Beyond Vasospasm and DCI - Improving Life after SAH
  • Billing and Practice Management


*Pre-registration and an additional fee is required for all NCS Annual Meeting workshops.