MERS Events - Event Management (PCO)
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16th NR-SIG-WFNR Conference, Granada, SpainNR-SIG-WFNR 16th Rehab Conference, incorporating the 15th SANP Congress,  Granada, Spain, 27-28 June 2019. Chair: Alfonso Carucuel. Click here for more information

AADPA 3rd Conference 27-28 July 2019AADPA 3rd Conference, Royal on the Park, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 27th & 28th July 2019. Co-Chairs: Christel Middeldorp and James Scott. Click here for information

ASSBI/NZRA Inaugural Trans-Tasman Conference (incorporating the  42nd ASSBI Brain Impairment Conference & NZRA Bi-Annual Conference), Wellington, New Zealand
2 - 4 May 2019. Convenor: A/Prof William Levack

43rd ASSBI Brain Impairment Conference, Perth, Western Australia
7 - 9 May 2020. Co-Convenors: Dr Michelle Kelly and Ms Janet Wagland

NR-SIG-WFNR 17th Rehab Conference
July 2020
Venue: Vienna
Convenor: tbc

Past Events and Testimonials

An academic and clinical symposium in Cognitive-Communication Disorders (CCD), London, UK, September 2018 Co-Chairs: Nicholas Behn, Claire Farrington-Douglas and Simon Grobler

Thank you so much for this, wonderful resources!
You should be so proud of yourselves for the Symposium, it was literally incredible and the best conference I have ever been on. (I have been to thousands over the past 16 years!)
I am still buzzing, as I am sure others are.
Very best wishes,
Sally Ghibaldan, Owner of Linguistic Resolutions Ltd

NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation 15th Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2018. Chair: Dr Michael Perdices

ASSBI 41st Annual Brain Impairment Conference 2018, Adelaide, South Australia on 3 to 5 May 2018. Chair: Ms Liz Williams

Hi Margaret, Congrats on a really well run conference.
When they go smoothly, it’s a sign of a lot of background work!
Glenn Kelly

THANK YOU for organising such an amazing conference. I was so impressed with how smoothly everything ran. It was a delight to be able to attend.
See you next year!

It was my pleasure to do your ASSBI survey. It was such a brilliant conference- promotion, seamless admin, venue, theme exhibition(of course!)...
For me, it's been a peak experience in my life.
Margaret,... a true pleasure to meet you! with admiration and appreciation

ASSBI 40th Annual Brain Impairment Conference 2017, Melbourne, Australia on 1 to 3 June 2017. Chair: Dr Dana Wong

NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation 14thConference, Cape Town, South Africa 10 and 11 July 2017. Co-Chairs: Prof Caroline van Heugten and Dr Anita Rose

ASSBI 39th Annual Brain Impairment Conference 2016, Macau, China on 26 to 28 September 2016. Chair: Prof David Shum

NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation 13th Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, UK 11 and 12 July 2016. Chair: Prof Jonathan Evans. Download REPORT

Thank you for a great conference. I should have put an extra special thanks in the comments box to you and your team for making the conference such an easy event to attend. It was very well organised from the beginning and it seemed that you had thought of everything!
Maybe you can pass on my thanks to all concerned.
Kind regards,
Dr LM Maclean

3rd Annual Australasian Social and Affective Neuroscience (AS4SAN) Meeting, Sydney 23 and 24 June 2016. Chair: Prof Skye McDonald

3rd National Cannabis Conference, Melbourne, Australia October 2015
Chair: Prof Jan Copeland (facilitated by NCPIC)

INS/ASSBI 5th Pacific Rim Conference, Sydney, Australia July 2015
Incorporated the ASSBI 38th Annual Brain Impairment Conference
Chair: Prof Jennie Ponsford. Conference Report

  • The conference was organised very well. Thank you so much to Margaret. Excellent work!
  • I enjoyed the conference greatly. Organisation was excellent, and Margaret Eagers-Rickit was a real star.
  • Well done Margaret and team, it must have been a huge effort to organise this conference!
  • Thank you Margaret and the ASSBI Executive team for a wonderful, clinically relevant and inspiring conference. Congratulations on a great job.
  • It was an extremely well organised congress with a strong scientific programme.  Congratulations!

12th NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation Conference - Daydream Island, Australia - July 2015
Chair: Prof Cath Haslam. Conference Report

11th NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation Conference - Limassol, Cyprus - July 2014
Chair: Prof Fofi Constantinidou. Conference Report
Congratulations for the meeting program, it was excellent! Anon
Everything was perfect, Congratulations. Anon

ASSBI 2014 37th Annual Brain Impairment Conference in Fremantle, WA - May 2014 

10th NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation Conference - Maastricht, The Netherlands - July 2013
Chair: Prof Caroline van Heugten - report on the conference

ASSBI 2013 36th Annual Brain Impairment Conference in Hobart, TAS - May 2013, more information...

15th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference - VIC on 7-10 October 2012

2nd National Cannabis Conference - Brisbane QLD on 19-21 September 2012 (facilitated by NCPIC)

ME Research Solutions demonstrated an extremely professional and effective approach to their organisation of the recent 2nd National Cannabis Conference 2012 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Their attention to detail, timely responses to tight deadlines and general experience and expertise all assisted in making the staging of the Conference a seamless event and contributed to a successful outcome for the event.
For me personally it was an enjoyable  experience working with the ME Research Solutions Team.”
Kylie Minett
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

9th NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation Conference -Bergen, Norway - July 2012
Chair: A/Prof Tamara Ownsworth - report on the conference
Testimonials from Conferences
Overall I enjoyed the conference very much. I must congratulate the organisers for their tremendous efforts in having such a smooth running meeting - Anon

Thank you for a very well organised and very stimulating conference

As always this was a great meeting. It is definitely my favourite meeting of the year. It is so good to have Margaret Eagers-Rickit on board now with her wonderful organisational skills. Prof Barbara Wilson, UK

INS/ASSBI 4th Pacific Rim Conference -The Social Brain - July 2011
Testimonials from Conference
"I just wanted to thank you for arranging one of the best conferences I have every attended! The quality of the speakers, venue, catering, and organisation, was outstanding!Myself and my colleagues have been raving about it since we got back!
Dr Joyce Alberts

"The venue, catering and assistance exceeded my expectations" Anon

"I learned so much from this conference. The opportunity to network was fantastic and the quality of the presentations was outstanding." Anon

"I thought that the work and organization put in by Margaret resulted in a an extremely well run conference."

"Thank you - I found the conference most stimulating and I would most certainly attend both the INS and ASSBI conferences again".


I do not always say you ”Thank you” for sending me interesting information of my professional interest. But I always think about it. You are a very dedicated person to your organization. They must be proud of you. Wish  you good health and the same energy as you have now.   Faithfully yours, Svetlana, Moscow

8th NR-SIG-WFNR Rehabilitation Conference -Rotorua, New Zealand - July 2011
Chair: Prof Jennie Ponsford 
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