Vibrant and ever the trendsetter, Montréal is the culture and food capital of Canada. Its European heritage, friendly people, lively streets, openness to the world, festive ambiance and safe environment charm visitors time after time. The World Congress host city is truly exceptional!
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.
And when it comes to cuisine, Montréal lays it all on the table. From street food and food trucks to five-star restaurants, craft beer pubs, cafés and wine bars, the city is home to 7,000+ eateries reflecting all cultures and tastes.
Against this backdrop, the 15th Congress on Brain Injury will provide an outstanding forum for networking and building lasting relationships with like-minded brain injury professionals from around the world.
The IBIA World Congress is the largest gathering of international professionals working in the field of brain injury. 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.
The aim of the Congress is to provide an opportunity for establishing collegial relationships with international professionals focused on the science of brain injury and/or the care and treatment of persons with acquired brain injury. State-of-the-art research will be presented on assessment, treatment, and international priorities in the field of brain injury research. Overall, the Congress seeks to provide didactic opportunities for clinicians interested in advancing their knowledge in brain injury science, medicine and care.
We look forward to seeing you in Montréal!