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12-13 and 25-27 JUNE

2021 PNS Annual Meeting – Virtually Anywhere

Join us for the 2021 Annual Meeting from the comfort of your own home.  The meeting will be held over two non-concurrent weekends in June. The meeting dates are 12 – 13 and 25 – 27.  Our meeting is the place to learn about the latest international research across specialties in peripheral neuropathy. As the largest peripheral nerve meeting in the world, it is the premiere venue to connect with your peers.  Share your excitement about the PNS Annual Meeting using #PNS2021. Like us on Twitter and Facebook to receive regular meeting updates in your news feed.

Virtual Meeting Benefits

  • No jet lag
  • No choosing between talks, with all sessions recorded for on-demand viewing
  • New virtual networking opportunities based on your area of interest
  • As a community, we will produce less emissions from travel and less onsite waste

Important Dates

Exhibit/Sponsorship Deadline: 2 April 2021
Call for Late Breaking Abstracts: 23 April – 7 May 2021
Registration Deadline: 4 June 2021

Registration Rates

With the transition to a virtual meeting this year we are pleased to have the opportunity to extend reduced registration rates to all who wish to attend the meeting.  Please click the meeting registration button below for more information and to register today.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I become a member of the PNS?

Please click here to complete the PNS Membership Application.

How may I register for the 2021 PNS Annual Meeting?

2021 PNS Annual Meeting registration is open. Click here to register today. Reduced registration rates have been put forth, to make the meeting accessible to all.  The 2021 registration rates are:

Active Members: $150.00
Industry Members: $150.00
Junior Members: $100.00*
Non-Members: $350.00
Industry Non-Members: $350.00
Junior Non-Members: $200.00
Patient Advocacy Group Representatives: Free
Senior Members: Free

*Junior Members presenting abstracts are eligible for gratis registration.

World Bank registration discounts are also available to those joining us from Low and Middle-Income Economies (GNI per capita of $12,535 or less). Registration rates are as follows:

Active Members: $75.00
Junior Members & Junior Non-Members: Free
Non-Members: $175.00

All registered participants will have access to the new virtual meeting platform prior to the start of the meeting, to maximize engagement. Registration for the virtual meeting will include access to both live and on demand educational content.

Where is the 2021 PNS Annual Meeting being held?

The 2021 PNS Annual Meeting has gone fully virtual and will be held 12-13 and 25-27 June. The Annual Meeting may be streamed from virtually anywhere. Stream the full congress from the comfort of your own home, office, or on the go. The meeting platform accommodates viewing from all mobile devices.

Where can I find the 2021 Annual Meeting Program?

Click here to view the program, featured plenary and education course speakers.

I am interested in sponsoring the meeting or exhibiting at the meeting . Where may I find more information?

For more information please visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors page, by clicking here. Please contact meetings@PNSociety.com for additional information or to customize your package. The exhibit/sponsorship deadline is 2 April 2021.

I am interested in submitting an abstract for the 2021 PNS Annual Meeting. What are the deadlines and how do I submit?

All selected abstracts for 2021 will be presented in a virtual poster hall and published in the JPNS. Please click here to view PNS Presentation Guidelines. Abstract submission is now closed. All abstract invitations have been sent to presenters. If you did not receive an acceptance notification, please contact meetings@PNSociety.com. If you have submitted an abstract, but wish to access your account to make any edits to contact information, please click here.

I have submitted an abstract. When will I be notified if it has been accepted?

All abstract invitations have been sent to presenters. Please click here to view PNS Presentation Guidelines. If you did not receive an acceptance notification, please contact meetings@PNSociety.com.

I have submitted an abstract. Can I access my account to review or make changes?

If you have submitted an abstract, but wish to access your account to make any edits to contact information, please click here.

I am a Junior PNS Member who has submitted an abstract for the 2021 PNS Annual Meeting. Do I need to register for the meeting?

If you are a PNS Junior Member who has submitted an abstract, please do not register for the 2021 PNS Annual Meeting.

Upon receiving your acceptance notification, PNS will provide you with a coupon code to register for the virtual meeting complimentary. Please note, you will need to become a member of the PNS to be eligible for the gratis registration. Please click here to learn more about membership and join today.

Will any abstract awards be given at the 2021 PNS Annual Meeting?

Yes. The PNS awards seven $750 cash prizes each year to current PNS Junior Members presenting oral platform or oral poster presentations. The prizes are given as a tribute to the luminaries in our field. Click here for more information.

  • Arthur K. Asbury Award: The abstract must pertain to GBS/CIDP/Inflammatory.
  • Richard P. Bunge Award: The abstract must pertain to nerve biology.
  • Peter J. Dyck Award: The abstract must pertain to diabetes and clinical topics.
  • J.W. Griffin Award: The abstract must pertain to regeneration.
  • Pembroke Award: The presenting author must be from Australia or Asia.
  • P.K. Thomas Award: The abstract must pertain to inherited neuropathies.
  • Richard A.C. Hughes Award: The abstract must pertain to clinical topics.

Prizes will be presented on Sunday, 27 June. In evaluating each presentation, the prize committee will consider the quality of the presentation, groundbreaking/innovative results, and the quality of the presenter. The presenter must be a current member of the PNS at the time the abstract is submitted and is required to attend the Annual Meeting.

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

The PNS Annual Meeting is the premiere venue to learn about the latest international research across specialties in peripheral neuropathy. 

Having attended PNS meetings for several years now, I continue to be impressed by the breadth and depth of information discussed at this conference that covers both basic and clinical science research. In addition, the attention to detail with respect to the scientific program content and the networking events is always spectacular. I look forward to the opportunity to attend every year, and I also find the ability to collaborate on an international level to be in particular a unique feature of the PNS.

Karissa Gable, MD

Duke University, North Carolina, USA

I first stumbled upon the PNS as a junior site investigator for the International GBS Outcome Study.  Little did I know at the time that my joining the PNS would represent the beginning of a career-changing journey in inflammatory neuropathies that would have me working closely with international thought leaders in the field.  From amazing conference venues in Europe and the United States to excellent educational courses to world-class research collaboration, the PNS makes you more committed to your career as a peripheral neuropathy specialist.  It also makes you a better clinician for your patients.  Consider joining.  It’s highly worth the investment.

Amro Stino, MD

University of Michigan, USA

My first experience of the PNS meeting was in Glasgow in 2016. It was really amazing and very benificial, and also promoted the case inclusion of IGOS in China. The PNS meeting recruits elites worldwide to introduce the new progress of both the basic research and clinical trials. It is a very good opportunity to renew yourself and improve yourself via the presentation and discussion. Each part of the meeting is very rewarding. I look forward to every PNS meeting and the discussion and collaboration which happens there.

Yuzhong Wang, MD

Affiliated Hospital of Jining Medical University, Jining, China

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