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Founding Members’ Congress

April 24-26, 2022
Vienna, Austria

The IPSO Founding Members’ Congress will be held in Vienna, Austria from April 24-26, 2022. The mission of the Congress is to unify the global community of professionals engaged in research and clinical care for children with cerebrovascular diseases, and chart a path forward for multinational, multidisciplinary efforts.



Scientific Program Committee

Chair: Rebecca Ichord; Philadelphia, United States

Noma Dlamini; Toronto, Canada
Lucas Elijovich; Memphis, United States
Lucia Gerstl; Munich, Germany
Sebastian Grunt; Bern, Switzerland
Samuel Gwer; Nairobi, Kenya
Sahar Hassanein; Cairo, Egypt
Moran Hausman-Kedem; Tel Aviv, Israel
Ilona Kopyta; Katowice, Poland
Laura Lehman; Boston, United States
Janette Mailo; Edmonton, Canada
Mesha Martinez; Indianapolis, United States
Elizabeth Mayne; Palo Alto, United States
Christine Mrakotsky; Boston, United States
Mukta Sharma; Kansas City, United States
Nazia Tabassum; Kansas City, United States


Key Dates for 2022

Below is an timeline of the year ahead, including submission dates and registration deadlines. Please click on the + icon to open and review the key dates.

Key dates

*Subject to change

July 1 2021 Membership renewal
July 13 2021 Call for program ideas open
September 1 2021 Abstract submissions open
September 6 2021 Deadline for program ideas
December 8 2021 Preliminary program announced
Open in early 2022   2022 Registration open
January 3 2022 Speakers confirmed
February  14 2022 Abstract submissions deadline
January 31 2022 Early Bird Congress rate ends
February 28 2022 Regular Congress rate ends
March 26 2022 Last day to book hotel room
April 24-26 2021 IPSO Founding Members’ Congress

Latest COVID-19 Entry Restrictions into Austria

Below are some useful links to help keep you up to date with the current COVID-19 rules for entering Austria for the IPSO Congress. We expect these restrictions to regularly change/adapt based on the global situation, and advise checking these website regularly for the most up-to-date information

Abstract Submission

Call for submissions open from September 1, 2021 – February 14th, 2022

Book your Vienna Accommodation

Preferred rates are available to IPSO attendees until March 26th, 2022

IPSO Congress dinner event

Attendees are invited to one of Vienna’s finest venues, the Kursalon

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