Indian Federation of Neurorehabilitation (IFNR) - the umbrella body of all experts involved in Neurorehabilitation in the country- unfazed by the pandemic and the resultant restrictions, held its 9th Annual Conference virtually in 2021 along with a 7 day NeuroRehab Course, from 3rd to 11th April. Encouraged by the enthusiastic response received from all as well as the unpredictable pandemic situation, IFNR is pleased to announce its 10th Annual Conference to be also virtual, from 22nd to 24th April 2022. This conference will be held jointly with the Neurorehabilitation sub-group of the Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN).
There will be a day of pre-conference workshop followed by 2 days of the conference. Theme for IFNRCON 2022 is Recent Advances in Neurorehab and the aim is to get experts from all fields involved in neurorehabilitation to present cutting edge research and advances that are being used across the globe to improve quality of life of patients. The conference will provide rich academic content for all the professionals who are involved in patient care and neurorehabilitation like Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Rehab Physician, Developmental Paediatricians, Physical Therapists, Speech and Swallow Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Music Therapists, Special Educator etc.
The interactive format and virtual platform will ensure that the sessions have a two-way communication process where delegates can interact with the expert faculty, making the whole learning process personalized and fun. IFNRCON 2022 scientific program has a mix of symposia, guest lectures, orations and the neurorehab quiz which was very well received last year.
There will be E-Poster presentations with 1st and 2nd prizes for each day. There will be 10 IFNR Young Fellowship Awards given which include certificate and cash prize.
· Public forum session with support group, will also be organized for patents / caregivers to share their problems, success stories and to join forces and work for supporting each other and get their rights.
I look forward to welcoming you all to IFNRCON 2022 and make the conference an academic feast, like every year!
Dr. Nirmal Surya