28th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury
NABIS thanks conference chairs Simon Forgette, Kenneth Kolpan, Bruce Stern and Stewart Casper for organizing a highly informative and well-attended conference in San Antonio, Texas, April 30-May 2, 2015.
All attorneys and medical professionals involved in brain injury litigation are encouraged to mark their calendars for next year's event, scheduled to take place April 6-9, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Hotel. Details will be posted on this site as more details become available.
ORIGINAL CONTENT FOR THE 2015 MEETING FOLLOWS:
The Conference will take place at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in the charming city of San Antonio, Texas. The Westin is located directly on the world famous San Antonio Riverwalk, the number one tourist attraction in Texas. The Riverwalk is a verdant oasis of cypress-lined paths, arched stone bridges and lush landscapes. It gently winds through the city center providing visitors with an array of restaurant options and easy access to San Antionio’s cultural attractions, including of course the famed Alamo! Ride a river cruiser, rent a bike or take your time seeing the sights of the 15 miles of sidewalks and paths on foot!
NABIS has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate for conference attendees. Room rates are as follows: City Side single or double, $199 per night; River Side single or double, $219 per night. The deadline for reserving at this rate is March 29,2015.
To reserve your room, click here.
4/10/15 update: Our room block at the Westin Riverwalk is full. If you are unable to get a reservation, below are other hotel options with walking distance of the Conference:
- Hotel Contessa (across the street): Call 210.229.9222 or click here.
- Homewood Suites (next door): Call 210.222.1515 or click here.
- Drury Inn: Call 210.212.5200 or click here.
- Menger Hotel: Call (210) 223-4361 or click here.
This year's Conferrence will feature two special half-day Pre-Conference Sessions on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The first, entitled "Neuropsychology for Non-Neuropsychologists: A Guide to Evaluation, Reporting, and Treatment" will be led by Jeffrey Kreutzer, PhD. The second, entitled "Neuropsychiatry of Traumatic Brain Injury" will be presened by a panel of experts including David Arciniegas, MD, Marilyn Kraus, MD, Thomas MacAllister, MD, and Jonathan Silver, MD.
Spaces for these special Pre-Conference Sessions is limited; please register early to ensure your partcipation!
Whether you are a seasoned neuro-litigator or handling your first TBI case, this comprehensive program will provide you with the tools you need to successfully handle these challenging cases from beginning to end.
The registration fee for this hands-on event starts only at $620. This year you can bring a second attendee for 1/2 price! We also offer discounts for paralegals and support staff.
Click here for more information and to register.
Mailing Payments: Checks should be payable to NABIS. Mail payments to: NABIS, PO Box 1804, Alexandria, VA 22313
Attendees will benefit from nationally recognized legal and medical authorities on the subject of brain injury litigation. From the latest groundbreaking diagnostic and imaging technology, to effective courtroom techniques and life-care planning, this is the only conference that covers every aspect of handling the brain injury case from beginning to end. Confirmed speakers to date include:
Michael Bee, Esq.
Randal Benson, MD
Joshua Brothers, Esq.
Stewart Casper, Esq.
Simon Forgette, Esq.
Michael Freeman, Esq.
Steven Gerdes, Esq.
Brian Greenwald, MD
Woody Igou, Esq.
Harvey E. Jacobs, PhD
Gordon Johnson, Esq.
Robert Karns, Esq.
Kenneth Kolpan, Esq.
Jeffrey Kreutzer, PhD
Kenneth Kutner, PhD
John Leddy, MD
Brent Masel, MD
Howard Nations, Esq.
Eric Oliver, Esq.
Jennie Ponsford, PhD
Doug Rennie, Esq.
David Ross, MD
Randall Scarlett, Esq.
William Singer, MD
Bruce Stern, Esq.
Nadia Webb, PsyD
Elisabeth Wilde, PhD
Barry Willer, PhD
Mariusz Ziejewski, PhD
For information on exhibiting, click here.
Stewart Casper, Esq.
Simon Forgette, Esq. Co-Chair
Kenneth Kolpan, Esq.
Bruce Stern, Esq. Co-Chair