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About the World Congress on Brain Injury
The 15th World Congress on Brain Injury will be held March 19-22, 2025, at the Palais de Congres in Montreal, Canada.

Organized by the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA), the World Congress on Brain Injury is the largest gathering of international professionals working in the field of brain injury. The 2025 World Congress builds on the success of the 2023 Congress held in Dublin, Ireland.

Call for Abstracts
The International Brain Injury Association welcomes the submission of original research and clinical findings on a broad range of brain injury topics and subspecialties. Accepted abstracts will be presented oral presentations or posters. All accepted abstracts will be published in a special edition of IBIA’s official journal, Brain Injury.

For detailed information on submitting an abstract, click here.    

Educational Program
The Congress will feature over 120 internationally recognized keynotes, panelists and speakers who will present the latest findings on the assessment, treatment, and future priorities in the field of brain injury research and rehabilitation.  In addition, the Congress will include 200 oral abstract presentations and 600 poster presentations selected through the peer-reviewed abstract process.

Who Should Attend?
The World Congress on Brain Injury will bring together a focused multidisciplinary group of brain injury professionals who are committed to improving the outcome of patients with traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury through the translation of research into clinical practice. 

Delegates are comprised of rehabilitation physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, neurosurgeons, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, nurses, case managers, advocates, legal professionals and all those dedicated to advancing research and treatment for patients with brain injury.

Unparalleled Networking Opportunities
The World Congress on Brain Injury provides a unique opportunity for establishing collegial relationships with other international professionals focused on the care of persons with brain injury and/or the science of brain injury research.

Against the backdrop of the vibrant city of Montreal, the World Congress will provide an unparalleled platform to share scientific results, explore new treatment paradigms, develop new friendships and form new collaborations.

Congress Venue
The 15th Biennial World Congress on Brain Injury will take place at the Palais de Congres in Montréal, Canada. Widely reputed for its innovative qualities, Montréal is a both a city steeped in history and a dynamic tech hub, where research and joie de vivre live hand in hand. Everyone feels at home in Montréal. Historically rooted in a mix of cultures, it is a treasure trove of diversity. Whether you walk it, bike it, use public transit, drive through it or boat alongside it, the city has something for everyone — from the iconic Saint-Laurent boulevard that runs through Chinatown, Little Portugal, Greektown and Little Italy, to the Quartier des spectacles (arts and entertainment district), bustling downtown, buzzing nightlife and numerous attractions.

Registration and Hotel Accommodation
The International Brain Injury Association has negotiated room blocks at hotels convenient to the Congress venue at a range of price points. Room block and hotel details will be posted in the coming months. Registration rates and the registration site will be open in early 2024.

Exhibits & Support
The World Congress on Brain Injury presents a unique opportunity to promote your organization and create goodwill with this highly specialized group of professionals from throughout the world. IBIA is pleased to offer a variety of support and exhibit opportunities with a range of price points to fit most budgets.

If you would like to receive information on exhibits and support opportunities, please contact

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