The CongressI am delighted on behalf of the British Association of Neuroscience Nurses (BANN) to invite national and international neuroscience colleagues to the 11th European Association of Neuroscience Nurses (EANN) Congress in Manchester UK.This unique event is in partnership with the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) and we hope that this collaboration will inspire more such events in the future. The Congress is appropriate for any Nursing, Medical or AHP colleagues who come into contact with neuroscience patients and will cover a wide range of subjects. It is a fantastic opportunity for colleagues from around the world to network and share neuroscience knowledge and clinical excellence. We look forward to seeing you there!Anne Preece (President BANN), Neal Cook (President EANN)and Paul May (President SBNS)Click here for travel and accommodation information »Programme outlineTuesday 19th MarchPre-congress meetingsWednesday 20th MarchCongress opens, joint sessions all day to be held in the Exchange Auditorium – click here to view this state-of-the art facility ».The Welcome Reception, will be held in the Exchange Hall in the Manchester Central Convention ComplexThursday 21st MarchConcurrent sessions nursing and medical The Gala Dinner, will be held in the Ballroom, Principal Manchester a magnificent, terracotta Grade II listed building, dating back to 1890, when it first opened as the Refuge Assurance Company headquarters. The ballroom, formally the Refuge dining room, is the largest hotel ballroom in the region, and combines Victorian décor with modern sophistication with its own private bar – click here to see the Principal Hotel »Friday 22nd MarchConcurrent nursing and medical sessions,closing ceremony