European Conferences

Below are a list of European conferences, events and workshops focussing on brain injury that are being held in 2018.  Click on the links for further information:

7th-13th May 2018

23rd Annual EMN Congress, Pécs, Hungary

Joint meeting of the Euroacademia Multidisciplinaria Neurotraumatologica (EMN) and Hungarian Neurosurgical Society and Hungarian Oncological Society Congress


29th June – 1st July 2018

The Way Ahead, Yarnfield Park Conference Centre, Staffordshire (UK)

Join The Way Ahead which “brings together nearly 350 delegates and speakers including brain injury survivors, family members, carers, trustees, committee members, staff and volunteers from Headway groups and branches across the UK, to enjoy a weekend of learning, sharing and socialising in a relaxing and welcoming environment.” – Headway UK, Events & Conferences.

The weekend involves a series of speakers, workshops as well as therapy and activity seessions.

Contact the BIF Secretariat to book your place now.


11th – 13th July 2018 (Pre-Conference 9th-10th July)

16th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, University of Linz, Austria

Day 2 & 3: Empowerment of People with Cognitive Disabilities Using Digital Technologies (STS)
Chairs: Christian Bühler (TU Dortmund, FTB Vollmarstein, DE)


20th September 2018

E.B.I.S Conference, Brussels

Joint Capacity Building for Brain Injured Persons, their Families and Professionals.


26th – 28th September 2018

Third International Conference on Paediatric Brain Injury, Belfast, Northern Ireland

This conference would be beneficial to multidisciplinary professionals with an interest in improving the lives of children, adolescents and young adults with acquired brain injury.  It will focuss on the development of innovative treatments, support mechanisms and rehabilitation programmes, covering both traumatic and atraumatic paediatric brain injury.

Physicians, neuropsychologists, allied health professionals, therapists and brain injury advocates (to name a few) will be attending.  The conference will be a valuable opportunity to gain insights, engage with experts and establish new collaborations.


19th – 20th October 2018

BIF General Assembly.  Helsinki, Finland.

Theme: Head injury in Sport