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 Winter 2000 issue by October 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.
August 15—20, 1999, IXth Congress, International Psychogeriatric Association, Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Sponsored by the IPA. Theme: "Challenges for the New Millennium: Professional, Cultural, and Regional Diversity." Sample topics: 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. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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. 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
November 19—20, 1999, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders for the Practitioner, Wyndham Buttes Resort, Tempe, Arizona. Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. Offers 8.5 credits, Category 1 AMA Physician's Recognition Award. The course will be an update for primary care physicians and neurologists. For information: Kristin Eberhard, 480-301-7552.
February 20—22, 2000, American Neuropsychiatric Association 11th Annual Meeting, Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa, Fort Myers, Florida. Jointly sponsored with the Behavioral Neurology Society. See Call for Abstracts in this issue of the Journal. For information: Sandy Bornstein, 614-447-2077; e-mail: email@example.com
April 10—15, 2000, Toward a Science of Consciousness, Tucson, Arizona. Sponsored by University of Arizona Extended University. This is an interdisciplinary meeting for researchers in psychology, philosophy, neuroscience, anthropology, and other disciplines. Deadline for abstracts: October 15, 1999. For information: Jim Laukes, Consciousness Studies; tel.: 520-626-9061; fax: 520-621-3269; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.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: email@example.com.