It promises to be a really exciting meeting.
The 2018 annual meeting of the Neurological Association of New Zealand (NANZ) will be held in Nelson, from Thursday 8 November to Friday 9 November.
The topics covered in our keynote lectures include Muscle Disease and Movement Disorders.
We are privileged to have Professor Merrilee Needham from The Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, Perth, Western Australia; who will give a talk on inflammatory myopathy with specific focus on statin associated autoimmune myopathy. We also have Professor Daniel Healy from Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland who will talk on the genetics of various movement disorders and inform and entertain us with cases from his extensive library of educational movement disorder videos.
Complementing the keynote speakers, we also have a number of confirmed speakers from a fine array of neurologists from around the country, who will present on a variety of topics. In addition, we will also have a number of presentations on various research projects and case reports.
We encourage further submissions for both poster and platform presentation early as the slots are limited.
The venue for the meeting will be the Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco, where comfortable accommodation is available. There will be a Welcome Reception at the Grand Mercure on Wednesday 7 November from 5.30pm - 7.00pm. The meeting dinner will be held on Thursday 8 November at Fairfield House, one of Nelson's most prestigious historic homes.
Those who wish to stay longer after the meeting should consider visiting Nelson’s Saturday market at Montgomery Square. This market is one of New Zealand’s finest and showcases arts, craft and produce from the region. Nelson is also adjacent to the famous Marlborough wine trail and Abel Tasman National Park, for those who are interested.
We look forward to hosting you in sunny Nelson.
Desiree Fernandez and Gareth Parry
On behalf of the organising committee.
Friday 6 April 2018
Abstract Submission Close
Friday 24 August 2018
Friday 14 September 2018