BACD Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

The changing face of paediatric neurodisability: new diagnoses, new interventions, new challenges

Thursday 21 March 2019, Leicester

Abstract Submission - deadline Sunday 9 December 2018

Topics will include:
- Genomic medicine and neurodisability
- New drugs for neuromuscular conditions
- Latest evidence on therapy interventions
- Managing increasing complexity and technology dependence


The ASM is accepting abstracts for poster presentation which is a fantastic opportunity to showcase excellent clinical practise as well as local and national research.

Abstracts for poster presentation are invited in the following categories:

  • Description of novel multi-disciplinary working. Results of evaluation should be included.
  • Reports of original research or quality improvement. Must include results and conclusions. Reports of audits must include completion of the audit cycle and must illusrtate new ways of working which will be generalisable to other teams.
  • We encourage submissions from all members of the multi-disciplinary team, especially those in trainee positions.
  • If you are selected to present a poster you will be required to register to attend the conference.
  • Undergraduate students and foundation doctors selected to present will receive free registration. There are no other bursaries available.

The £250 Mac Keith Poster Prize is awarded to the best poster presentation that reports innovative multi-disciplinary working for children and young people with neurodisability and their families.

Submit your abstract here.


Information on how to register will be available shortly. BACD members receive a discount on registration fees.

Very Early Bird registration will close on Monday 31 December 2018.

Registration fees can be paid by cheque, bank transfer or via the online registration system. We are unable to raise invoices.

The conference will take place at the Mercure Grand Hotel Leicester, a short walk from Leicester train station. There is a secure car park on site and alternative parking options nearby.
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