To announce educational events in the CME Calendar, please provide dates, location, sponsorship, number of CME credits, and a name and phone number for information. Mail announcements for the Summer 1999 issue by April 15to Stuart Yudofsky, M.D., CME Calendar,The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 1400 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005.
February 17—21, 1999, 6th Annual Course, Electromyography and Electroencephalography in Clinical Practice, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona. CME credit to be determined. This course provides practical instruction on clinically useful techniques of electromyography, nerve conduction studies, and electrophysiologic changes in disease. For information: Kristin Eberhard; tel.: 602-301-7552.
May 26—28, 1999, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology: Focus on Dementia, Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, Massachusetts. A Harvard Medical School CME course under the direction of the Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology staff at Massachusetts General, Brigham and Women's, and McLean Hospitals. For information: Harvard MED-CME, P.O. Box 825, Boston, MA 02117-0825; e-mail: email@example.com
July 6—10, 1999, 23rd Annual Update in Neuroscience, Cavalier Resort, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Sponsored by Virginia Psychiatry Group. For information: Mrs. Pat Harman; tel.: 804-744-4437; fax: 804-744-7441; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 15—20, 1999, IXth Congress, International Psychogeriatric Association, Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Sponsored by the IPA. Conference theme is "Challenges for the New Millennium: Professional, Cultural, and Regional Diversity." Sample topics of plenaries and symposia include late-life anxiety; contribution of cerebrovascular disease to late-life affective disorders; clock drawing; epidemiology of dementia: lessons from around the world; and utility of the diagnosis of paraphrenia. Deadline for poster and paper submissions: April 1, 1999. Congress language: English, with French/English bilingual programming August 17—18. For information: Conference Secretariat; tel.: 1-604-681-5226; fax: 1-604-681-2503; e-mail: email@example.com.
September 7—11, 1999, XI International Congress of EMG and Clinical Neurophysiology, Hotel Prague Hilton Atrium, Prague, Czech Republic. Topics include transcranial stimulation, ion channel disorders, neuroimmunology and clinical neurophysiology, multidisciplinary assessment of cognitive functions, pediatric EEG, seizures and pseudoseizures, sleep disorders, clinical use of magnetoencephalography, cortico-motor-neuronal behavior in ALS and related diseases, neurophysiology of dystonias, and medicolegal aspects of clinical neurophysiology. Deadline for abstract submissions: March 15, 1999. Joint symposium with 23rd International Epilepsy Congress (see below), September 11. For information: Congress Secretariat; tel.: 420-2-296-889; fax: 420-2-294-610; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://congress.cls.cz/neurophysiology
September 12—17, 1999, 23rd International Epilepsy Congress, Prague Exhibition Ground, Prague, Czech Republic. Main topics include epilepsy in childhood and adolescence, epilepsy and plasticity, epilepsy surgery, and ictal, interictal, and semi-ictal events. Conference language: English. For information: Guarant Ltd/23rd IEC Secretariat; tel.: 420-2-24-21-07-35; fax: 420-2-24-21-21-03; e-mail: IEC23@guarant.cz; website: http://www.IEC23.cz
August 27—31, 2000, Brain2000, 1st International Brain Exposition and Congress, Congress Centrum, Hamburg, Germany. Sponsored by the International Academy on Brain and Nervous System Health in conjunction with the World Health Organization. An interdisciplinary forum on brain research to promote exchange among neuroscientists, psychologists, patient and patient care representatives, pharmaceuticals and equipment manufacturers, and other interested groups. For information: CCH; tel.: 49-40-3569-2246; fax: 49-40-3569-2343; e-mail: email@example.com; website: www.brain2000.org
The American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA) is actively seeking new members. Those interested in joining are encouraged to complete the application accompanying this issue of the Journal or contact ANPA, Suite 550, 700 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH 43202 USA; tel.: 614-447-2077; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.