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I am very pleased to invite you to the International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD 2018), which will take place in Vienna, Austria, from July 6 – 10, 2018.
The ICNMD is organized on behalf of the Applied Research Group on Neuromuscular Disorders of the World Federation of Neurology. Since 2014, the Congress has taken place in two-year cycles. This will be the 15th International Congress, following upon previous meetings in Nice (2014) and Toronto (2016). Future ICNMD meetings are expected to change continually between the continents.
The aim of the Congress is to present a wide spectrum of neuromuscular diseases from the perspectives of advances in research, diagnosis and treatment. The main scientific topics will cover:
*Peripheral nerves / Neuropathies
*Neuromuscular junction disorders
*General diseases and neuromuscular disorders
*Cancer and the peripheral nervous system
*Patient related topics
*Neuromuscular disorders worldwide
The format will follow the previous successful ICNMD meetings and consist of scientific sessions including plenary lectures and scientific teaching courses, workshop and poster presentations. The Congress will also offer Virtual Conferences and of course there will also be time for attendees to interact and exchange knowledge and ideas with their esteemed colleagues.
The expected aim of the Congress is that the attendees will gain an updated view on neuromuscular disorders and that the networking opportunities will increase their international experience and collaborations. The scientific and program committee have been invited from all continents around the world to enable this wide spectrum.
Vienna is an excellent and highly successful Congress city in Europe, which is easily accessible and provides a rich structure of culture and ambience serving to foster informal communication.
The Local Organizing Committee along with the Austrian Society of Neurology and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute are delighted to host the ICNMD 2018 and look forward to meeting you in Vienna!