Congress speakers

Keynote Lectures to be held as plenary by international experts in the field of neuroscience nursing and neurological surgery. Speakers have been chosen based on their expertise in their respective areas.  Joint Sessions with the EANN and the SBNS on Day One of the Congress will be held ln the Exchange Auditorium in Manchester Central Convention Complex. This purpose built 804-seat auditorium has state-of-the-art facilities » capable of meeting the most sophisticated audio-visual requirements.

 

Scientific Sessions chaired by clinicians with excellence in the field. Workshops these sessions will provide those attending the Congress with discussion, practical or interactive opportunities on a neuroscience subject, and the possibility for developing ideas for further collaborative work.   

 

Attending the EANN / BANN Congress and spring SBNS meeting will provide an excellent opportunity to network and meet up with friends and colleagues along with fulfilling external CPD for appraisal and revalidation. In addition to the excellent academic programme we also have some wonderful social events planned »

Current keynote speakers

 Prof Andrew King FRCS Consultant Neurosurgeon, Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences 

Qualified from The Royal London Hospital Medical College, University of London in 1988. He trained in neurosurgery in Cambridge, London and Manchester. He was appointed consultant neurosurgeon in Manchester in 1998 and appointed Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Manchester in 2012. He has published over 60 papers in peer review journals on subjects including subarachnoid haemorrhage, intracerebral haemorrhage, head injury and skull base pathology. His subspecialty interest is skull base surgery.

Prof Andrew King
Prof Andrew King

 Joanne V. Hickey
Author of Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing 

She received a baccalaureate degree in nursing from Boston College, an MSN from the University of Rhode Island, an MA in counseling from Rhode Island College, a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, and a post-master's certificate as a nurse practitioner from Duke University.

Joanne V. Hickey
Joanne V. Hickey

 Sir Alex Ferguson, Former Football Manager of Manchester United FC.

Sir Alex is the most successful manager in British football history, winning 13 Premier League titles with Manchester United. He managed Manchester United for 26 seasons retiring in May 2013. Sir Alex received his first honorary degree from University of Salford in 1996 and was knighted in the 1999 Queen's Birthday Honours list, for his services to the game. He underwent emergency surgery in May 2018 after suffering a brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson

 

 Prof Evanthia Galanis, M.D, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA

Dr. Evanthia Galanis is an oncologist in Rochester, Minnesota USA, affiliated with the Mayo Clinic. She received her medical degree from University of Athens and has published over 190 articles and currently co-chairs the glioblastoma working group, National Cancers Institute, USA. Her subspecialty includes neuro-oncology.

Dr. Evanthia Galanis
Dr. Evanthia Galanis