Dear Neurotrauma Colleagues:
On behalf of the National Neurotrauma Society, I would like to invite you to join us at Neurotrauma 2015, the 33rd Annual Symposium of the National Neurotrauma Society in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from June 28 - July 1, 2015.
This symposium has been the primary forum for exchanging information in the fields of both traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) for many years. The meeting focuses on integrating clinical, translational and basic science information on issues in neurotrauma. This year’s meeting, co-hosted by the National Neurotrauma Society and the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, will present an exciting integration of state-of-the-art clinical, translational and basic science information on the consequences of damage to the nervous system.
This years’ meeting, whose theme is “Understanding CNS Injury—Are We Still in the Wild West?”, will have informative discovery, translational, and clinical sessions and workshops, as well as programs for students and early career investigators. Plenary sessions, workshops, and poster sessions are being planned to focus on topics of current research and practice issues. A public lecture, patient perspective talks, and networking opportunities will round out the program. CME credits will be provided for each day of the meeting.
NNS has reserved a large block of hotel rooms at four hotels in Santa Fe: the La Fonda Hotel, the Inn and Spa at Loretto, the Hilton Santa Fe and the El Dorado with reasonable rates for attendees ($189 single/double per night) and a discounted rate for students ($109 single/double per night). All hotels are within walking distance to the Santa Fe Convention Center which has a variety of spaces ideal for large lectures, small discussion groups, and excellent poster space that will be integrated with the exhibit space. Transportation to Santa Fe is easily obtained from the Albuquerque Airport via the Sandia Shuttle Express or the Roadrunner Train. The hotels are in the heart of old town, close to museums, short walks to many and varied restaurants, shops, and Canyon Road. An opening reception and evening at the New Mexico History Museum are planned for two evenings. Time in the middle of the day and most evenings will be open to enjoy the city.
Please join us in Santa Fe for what is shaping up to be an excellent meeting in a beautiful and exciting city!
Helen Bramlett, Ph.D.
President, National Neurotrauma Society
NNS 2015 Scientific Program Chair