World Congress of Neurology (WCN) meetings

XXIV WCN 2019

Accelerating the Pace of Change

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

26 - 31 October 2019


XXIII WCN 2017

Defining the Future of Neurology

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Kyoto, Japan

16 - 21 September 2017


XXII WCN 2015

Changing Neurology Worldwide

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Santiago, Chile

31 October - 5 November 2015


XXI WCN 2013

Neurology in the Age of Globalisation

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Vienna, Austria

21 - 26 September 2013


XX WCN 2011

With Africa, For Africa

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Marrakesh, Morocco

12 - 17 November 2011


XIX WCN 2009

Innovation in Neurology

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Bangkok, Thailand

24 - 30 October 2009

 


Past International and World Neurological meetings

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF NEUROLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY
  1907 Amsterdam, the Netherlands

 

INTERNATIONAL NEUROLOGICAL CONGRESSES
1st 1931 Berne, Switzerland President: Dr Bernard Sachs; Vice President: Sir Charles Sherrington; Secretary-General: Dr Henry Alsop Riley
2nd 1935 London, U.K. President: Dr (later Sir) Gordon Holmes; Honorary President: Dr Bernard Sachs; Secretary-General: Dr Samuel Alexander Kinnier Wilson
3rd  1939 Copenhagen, Denmark President: Professor Viggo Christiansen; Honorary President: Dr Bernard Sachs; 2nd Honorary President: Sir Charles Sherrington; 3rd Honorary President: Dr (later Sir) Gordon Holmes); 11 Vice-Presidents (incl. Dr Ludo van Bogaert)
4th  1949 Paris, France  
5th  1953 Lisbon, Portugal President: Dr António Flores; Secretary-General: Dr Almeida Lima); Honorary Presidents: Sir Gordon Holmes, Dr Georges Charles Guillain, Dr André-Thomas, Dr Théophile Alajouanine, Dr Egas Moniz
6th 1957 Brussels, Belgium  
7th 1961 Rome, Italy President: Mario Gozzano; Vice President: H.Houston Merritt; Secretary: Giovanni Alema
8th 1965 Vienna, Austria President: Hans Hoff; Vice-President: Franz Seitelberger; Secretary: Helmuth Tschabitscher
9th 1969 New York, USA  President:  H. Houston Merritt; Secretary-General: Melvin D. Yahr.  Treasurer: Morris B. Bender
10th 1973 Barcelona, Spain President: A. Subirana; Vice-President: I. Barraquer Bordas; Secretary: J.M. Espadaler
WORLD CONGRESSES OF NEUROLOGY
11th 1977 Amsterdam, the Netherlands  President: W.A. den Hartog Jager; Secretary: George Bruyn; Treasurer-General: A.P.J.Heijstee.
12th 1981 Kyoto, Japan President: S. Katsuki; Secretary-General: Tadao Tsubaki
13th 1985 Hamburg, Germany President: Klaus Poeck; Vice President: H. Gänshirt.; General Secretary: H-G. Mertens
14th 1989 New Delhi, India  President: Eddie P. Bharucha; Secretary-General: Jagjit Chopra
15th 1993 Vancouver, Canada  President: Henry Barnett; Secretary-General: Donald W. Paty
16th 1997 Buenos Aires, Argentina  President: Salomon Muchnik; Secretary: Leonor Gold; Treasurer: Lorenzo Bauso Toselli; Chairman of the Scientific Programme Committee: Roberto Sicca
17th 2001 London, UK  President: Ian MacDonald; Secretary: Christopher Kennard
18th 2005 Sydney, Australia President: William Carroll; Secretary-General: Geoffrey Donnan; Chairman of the Scientific Program Committee: Sam Berkovic
19th 2009 Bangkok, Thailand President: Niphon Poungvarin; Chairman: Kammant Phanthumchinda; Secretary-General: Somsak Laptikultham; Treasurer: Somchai Towanabut
20th 2011 Marrakesh, Morocco 

President: Mostafa El Alaoui Faris; 1st Vice-President: Chafiq Hicham; 2nd Vice-President: Mohamed Yahyaoui; Secretary: Maria Benabdeljil

21st 2013 Vienna, Austria  President: Prof Eduard Auff

22nd

2015 Santiago, Chile President: Renato Verdugo
23rd 2017 Kyoto, Japan President: Hidehiro Mizusawa