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27th Annual Legal Conference on Brain Injury

Hyatt Embarcadero Hotel
San Francisco, California
March 20-22, 2014
(held in Conjunction with the Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury)

 

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CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

The North American Brain Injury Society is pleased to announce that the 27th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury will be held March 20-22, 2014, in conjunction with the International Brain Injury Association's Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury.  The conference will take place at the iconic Hyatt Embarcadero Hotel in San Francisco, California.
 
With the Legal Meeting registration, you will have the benefit of learning from nationally recognized authorities in brain injury litigation AND the world's leading medical experts.  The World Congress will not be held in the United States again for many years, so don't miss this unique opportunity!
 
For almost 30 years, those attending this conference have received the very latest information on brain injury litigation at this three-day meeting. Considered a "must attend" event for all professionals involved in brain injury litigation, the conference features an all-star cast of top trial attorneys and medical experts who present a broad array of practical information covering the latest literature, diagnostic testing methods, rehabilitation, case management, trial techniques and cutting-edge demonstrative evidence. Attorneys will also benefit from an overview of the medical science of brain injury from an outstanding faculty of researchers and clinicians presenting the very latest in brain injury science, treatment and testing.
 
As noted above, the conference will be held in conjunction with the International Brain Injury Association's Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury which will further enhance the educational opportunities available to attendees.
 
To read a message from the conference organizers on why this conference is like no other, click here
 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Click here to view a pdf of the preliminary program.
 

CONCURRENT MEDICAL SESSIONS

As an added bonus, attorneys have the option to attend any of the the additional concurrent medical sessions of the Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury. This event will feature over 300 presentations from internationally recognized medical experts in brain injury who will deliver the latest advances in the science, rehabilitation and treatment from the field.  To view information on the medical sessions of the World Congress, click here
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Attorneys, neuropsychologists, allied health professionals, expert witnesses and all those involved in brain injury litigation. Attendees will come away from the conference with the essential hands-on tools needed to successfully handle these challenging cases from beginning to end.
 

SPECIAL SESSION ON NEUROIMAGING

Dr. Erin Bigler will be speaking on cutting advances in neuro-imaging and how this rapid evolving new technology may have a significant impact on your case -- don't miss this important session!  To read an abstract of Dr. Bigler's talk, click here.  
 

INVITED SPEAKERS

NABIS has assembled an all-star cast of both legal and medical experts to give you a broad, yet highly detailed, understanding of brain injury. Speakers include:
 
Erin Bigler, MD
Joshua Brothers, JD
Ari Casper, Esq.
Stewart Casper, JD
Michael Carter, JD
Simon Forgette, JD
Anthony Gamboa, PhD
Stephen Gerdes, JD
Woody Igou, JD
Harvey E. Jacobs, PhD
Michael Kaplen, JD
Michael Kessler, JD
Kenneth Kolpan, JD
Brent Masel, MD
Eric Oliver, JD
Ronald Savage, EdD
Randall Scarlett, JD
William Singer, MD
Stephen Smith, JD
Bruce Stern, JD
Terry Tainter
Dianne Weaver, JD
Nadia Webb, PhD
Mariusz Ziejewski, PhD
 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The Conference will take place at the iconic Hyatt Embaradero Hotel in San Francisco, California.


The cost is $235 for single/double occupancy rooms and $260 for triple/quad occupancy rooms.  This rate will be valid until February 17, 2014 or until rooms are not available.  The Hyatt Embarcadero is known for its dramatic architecture,  panoramic views, and great location. It is situated on the  Embarcadero waterfront across from the historic Ferry Building. Guests of the Hyatt Regency enjoy immediate access and views to both the  Financial District and the San Francisco Bay. With convenient location to famous attractions,  you may choose to wander through Chinatown to  Fisherman's Wharf, take the ferry to Alcatraz, shop in Union Square or board the cable cars for a  riding tour of the city all just minutes from the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.

Click here to reserve a room on-line.  To reserve a room by phone, please call 888-421-1442 and reference "2014 IBIA". 

 

OVERFLOW ROOMS:  IBIA has negotiated for overflow hotel rooms at the Harbor Court Hotel at 195 Steuart St. at the rate of $325 single/double occupancy rooms.  This rate will be valid until February 21, 2014, or until rooms are booked.

To reserve a room online, please click here.

You may also reserve a room by calling Central Reservations at (800) KIMPTON.  Any changes to reservations may be made by calling this number.

 

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDITS

Attendees can earn up to 17.00 General credit hours including 1.0 hours in Ethics for a 60 minute hour and 20.40 General credit hours including 1.2 hours in Ethics for a 50 minute hour. If you have any questions about CLE please feel free to email Carol Blanton directly at cblanton@nabis.org

 

EXHIBIT AND SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES

This conference offers a variety of unprecedented exhibit and support options for companies wishing to market their services to our conference attendees.  Don't miss this opportunity to meet face-to-face with the decision makers who are shaping the field of brain injury. If you are interested in exhibit space or support opportunities, please email Megan Bell at mbell@nabis.org.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION   

Registration rates for the conference start at $570.00 for the entire event which includes a full registration to the Tenth World Congress on Brain Injury.  It's like getting two exceptional educational events in one!    To register click here!

CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE

Stewart Casper, Esq.
Simon Forgette, Esq.
Kenneth Kolpan, Esq.
Bruce Stern, Esq.
 
Questions?
Call 703 960-6500 (Alexandria, VA) or 713-526-6900 (Houston, TX). 
 
 
 
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