Migraine Trust
Virtual Symposium

Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium

We are disappointed not to be able to meet face-to-face in London this year however we are delighted to announce that content from the scientific programme will be brought to you virtually on 3-9 October 2020. The Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium will: include access to presentations from leading neurologists, allow delegates to share research with colleagues via abstract sessions, obtain CPD accreditation and the opportunity to hear from industry partners via the virtual exhibition space and symposia programme.

The Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium will include the following components:

  • Live scientific programme sessions with interactive panel discussions
  • The MacDonald-Critchley Lecture
  • The Migraine Trust Lecture
  • 7 days of live sessions covering the latest topics and updates
  • The opportunity to network with colleagues and stay connected
  • On demand sessions – all content will be available after the live sessions
  • Industry symposia programme
  • Exhibition space to explore and connect with industry professionals
  • Learn from others research via the portal

MTIS believe that it is important to share work during this time and to ensure that the event is inclusive for everyone with the interest to learn and engage with the community, the event will be free to register and attend. Please ensure you sign up to the MTIS database in order to stay up to date with plans and for notifications once the registration portal opens.

Registration and programme details will be released shortly.

Abstract Submission Information

We are delighted to announce the opportunity to submit abstracts and present your work as part of the virtual event. The Migraine Trust Virtual Symposium provides a fantastic opportunity to showcase your research and studies and the new format for abstract in the Virtual Platform.

All abstracts accepted for presentation will have the opportunity to record a short overview of their work which will be included within the portal. The scientific programme will include extended abstract sessions for the highest scoring abstracts submitted by Early Career Investigators.

Please ensure that you carefully read the information on the attached before proceeding

Abstract Topics

Abstracts will be accepted under the following topics:

  • Epidemiology, comorbidity, outcomes and classification, including big data
  • Experimental research
  • General aspects of headache care
  • Genetics and biomarkers of headache disorders
  • Headache pathophysiology: basic science
  • Headache pathophysiology: clinical
  • Migraine – acute therapy
  • Migraine – preventive therapy
  • Other primary headache
  • Secondary headaches
  • Paediatric headache
  • Post-traumatic headache
  • Psychological and behaviour factors
  • Tension-type headache
  • TACs

Key Timelines

  • Submission opens: 28 July 2020
  • Submission deadline: 26 August 2020
  • Abstract review: 28 August – 7 September 2020
  • Abstract notifications: 9 September 2020

Abstracts received after this deadline will not be considered

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