Congress Awards

Accepted papers or posters are reviewed by the Scientific Committee and may be nominated for one of several awards. Each award is for $500USD and will be presented as a cheque during the Closing Ceremony. Authors must be present to receive funds.

1. Agnes Marshall Best Paper Award. This Award is in honour of Agnes Marshall, founder of the WFNN. It is a cheque for $500USD and will be presented during the Closing Ceremony.

The Agnes Marshall Best Paper Award will be judged by the Scientific Committee.

2. Agnes Marshall Best Poster Award. This Award is in honour of Agnes Marshall, founder of the WFNN. It is a cheque for $500USD and will be presented during the Closing Ceremony.

The Agnes Marshall Best Poster Award will be judged by the Scientific Committee.

3. The Lily Potvin Award. This award is named in honour of Lily Potvin and is awarded to the presenter who adds to the knowledge base of developmental or congenital neuroscience at the Quadrennial WFNN Congress. It is a cheque for $500USD and will be presented during the Closing Ceremony.

The Lily Potvin Award will be judged by the Scientific Chair and award benefactor.

4. The Sgambelluri Award. This award is named in honour of Sarah Sgambelluri and is awarded to the presenter who adds to the knowledge base of the management of epilepsy through discussion of the impact of epilepsy on young families at the Quadrennial WFNN Congress. It is a cheque for $500USD and will be presented during the Closing Ceremony.

The Sgambelluri Award will be judged by the Scientific Chair and award benefactor.

5. The Mitsue Ishiyama Award for Nursing Leadership. This award is in honour of Mistue Ishiyama, past-President of the Japanese Association of Neuroscience Nurses and recognises outstanding neuroscience nursing leadership.

The Mitsue Ishiyama Award will be judged by the Scientific Chair and award benefactor