Congress speakers

The scientific program for EANN / BANN congress and spring SBNS meeting will rely on: 


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. These sessions will be selected through the abstract submission system »


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 »


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Current keynote speakers

 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

 Linda Littlejohns
Neuro Clinical Specialist Consultant  Integra LifeSciences

Previous President and Executive Director of the Integra Foundation and Vice President of Corporate Clinical Development at Integra LifeSciences. Prior to her role in the medical device industry, Linda was the Neuroscience Clinical Nurse Specialist at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.

Ms. Linda Littlejohns