• January 20

    Registration & Abstract Submission Opens

    Registration & Abstract Submission Opens

    January 20, 2020
  • May 1

    Submission Deadline

    Submission Deadline

    May 1, 2020
  • May 27

    Abstract Acceptance Notification

    Abstract Acceptance Notification

    May 27, 2020
  • July 1

    Early Bird Closes

    Early Bird Closes

    July 1, 2020
  • September 16

    Registration Closes

    Registration Closes

    September 16, 2020

Topics

  • Fetal or neonatal brain development

  • Neuroprotection strategies in the neonate; Neonatal Neurointensive Care

  • Continuous EEG monitoring – theory and applications

  • Neuro-imaging studies

  • Long-term outcome studies

  • Neonatal Seizures

  • Clinical trials in neonatal neurology including PPI

  • Developmental Care

  • Other monitoring related to neonatal brain eg. NIRS, fMRI

Abstract Submission Guidelines

The 12th International Conference on the Newborn Brain is dedicated to providing a forum for the continuing education of professionals working to improve the neurological and developmental health outcomes of premature and sick newborns. This conference explores means to understand, monitor, protect and treat the developing brain of the premature and term neonate. 

Material presented in the abstracts should be organized and presented according to accepted scientific style. All new investigational studies must include the hypothesis being tested, methods, results with applicable statistics, and discussion and/or implications regarding practice. 

There will be a number of prizes in a range of categories for best poster presentations. These will be awarded on Saturday the 19th of September 2020. 

The conference committee invites you to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation regarding, but not limited to, the following topics: 

  • Fetal or neonatal brain development
  • Neuroprotection strategies in the neonate; Neonatal Neurointensive Care
  • Continuous EEG monitoring – theory and applications
  • Neuro-imaging studies
  • Long-term outcome studies
  • Neonatal seizures
  • Clinical trials in neonatal neurology including PPI
  • Developmental Care
  • Other monitoring related to neonatal brain eg. NIRS, fMRI

Abstracts should include the following sections, as applicable. 

Abstract Title 

Background and Purpose: problem statement or hypothesis as appropriate 

Materials, or Methodology 

Impact or Results 

Conclusion 

Format: 300 words maximum 

Abstracts preference: Choices are 

oral only, 

poster only, 

either oral or poster 

Online Abstract Registration

 When logging into the abstract registration portal you will need the following 

  1. Title * 
  2. First Name * 
  3. Last Name * 
  4. Organization * 
  5. Email Address * 
  6. Work Contact Number 
  7. Work Address 
  8. Country * 

Only those marked * are mandatory and the contact details and country entered here will be the contact details for the abstract. 

The following will be then be required in order to register an abstract: 

  1. Abstract Title 
  2. Presentation type 
  3. Abstract topic 
  4. Affiliation(s)/institution(s), 
  5. Address of Affiliation(s)/institution(s) city/suburb/town, state, zip/post-code 
  6. Authors’ names, title, degree(s)/qualification(s), affiliation/institution(s) 
  7. Primary Author’s current position (for example post-graduate, post-doctoral, fellow) 
  8. Text of Abstract (max 300 words) 

At any time the abstract can be saved in a draft format. The Review Submission tab will review the abstract submission form to ensure that all necessary fields are completed before submission. 

Abstracts are due by 1st May 2020! (Late abstracts are welcome, but will be considered for poster presentation only.) 

The abstract submission form will be live shortly and available here. 

For further information or queries regarding abstracts please email: nbbc2020@abbey.ie