Network of European CNS Transplantation and Restoration



NECTAR 2017:

This year’s conference will be the 27th Annual Meeting of the Network for European CNS Transplantation & Restoration (NECTAR), and we are delighted to welcome NECTAR friends and colleagues back to Ireland for a second time.

Conference Dates: Wednesday 6th to Friday 8th December 2017
Conference Venue: The Grand Hotel, Malahide, Dublin, Ireland
Conference Programme: NECTAR 2017 Scientific Programme

Meeting Registration:

- Registration is now open at the link here.
- Early registration will be open until Friday 6th October 2017 after which late registration fees will apply.

Data-Blitz Abstract Submission:

- As is tradition at NECTAR conferences, NECTAR 2017 will feature several "data-blitz" sessions of short oral presentations selected from the submitted abstracts (and no poster presentations).
- If you wish to be considered for a data-blitz presentation, please prepare and submit your abstract using the template here.
- Please ensure that you register for the conference BEFORE submitting your abstract.
- The deadline for submission is on or before 6th October 2017.

Travel Award Application:

- We will have a number of Travel Awards for PhD and post-doctoral researchers - €200 for European Awardees and €500 for International Awardees.
- To apply, submit your submitted abstract and your CV (as a single PDF) to with NECTAR Travel Award in the email subject/title.
- Please ensure you register and submit an abstract of your own work for the conference BEFORE submitting your aplication.
- The deadline for submission is on or before 1st October 2017.

Meeting Information:

The following information will be posted in the coming months.

Getting to The Grand Hotel. (Also €15-€20 by taxi from Dublin Airport)
Conference Booket
Data Blitz Programme
Organising Committee

For more information, contact:

Dr. Eilís Dowd, National University of Ireland, Galway. Email:
Prof. Maeve Caldwell, Trinity College Dublin. Email:
Prof. Aideen Sulivan, University College Cork. Email: