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We are excited to bring you the 2019 Clinical TMS Society Annual Meeting. Over the last 6 years, our meeting has quadrupled in size as over 532 attendees joined us in 2018. We look forward to another great meeting in 2019, as we are planning for a great lineup of speakers, research, and networking with over 550 attendees this year.

We invite you to join us in
Vancouver, Canada
Thursday, February 21 - Saturday, February 23, 2019.

The Annual meeting of the Clinical TMS Society provides a unique opportunity for you to connect with an international gathering of TMS providers and researchers. There will be a two-day training workshop for new TMS providers and technicians. Following this introductory workshop, there will be two full information-packed days complete with displays, networking, discussions, poster sessions, demonstrations and keynotes with industry leaders.

We hope you will take advantage of this beautiful city and hotel.

Come be part of the experience with us. We look forward to your participation at our Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.


Date/Time:
Thursday, February 21 (6 pm) - Saturday, February 23, 2019 (5 pm)

Location:
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe St,
Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3, Canada

 

ATTENDANCE BY YEAR

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
532 433 346 134 170

 

2018 ATTENDEE SUMMARY BY TYPE OF CLINICIAN

CTMSS Members Non-Members Tech/Staff Medical Students
63% 20% 13% 4%

 

2018 ATTENDEES SUMMARY BY GEOGRAPHY


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PULSES Workshop

PULSES

 

We are excited to bring back PULSES: A TMS Introductory Workshop in Vancouver, Canada.

This two (2) day training certificate seminar is designed for new and interested TMS providers, researchers and technicians and includes hands-on training with TMS partner devices.

This program includes:

  • Neuromodulation: Evolution of rTMS into Psychiatry: History and where rTMS fits
  • Clinical Efficacy of rTMS for Depression
  • Practical Administration of rTMS for Depressed patients
  • Hands-on Device Training & questions with several TMS devices, education on the application of protocols with devices, and practical education with finding treatment location using methods discussed in lectures
  • A post-test and assessments.

Attendees will also have the ability to participate in an interactive Q&A Panel with Pulses faculty. Those who pass the test are awarded a certificate of completion.

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 20 - Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

2019 Pulses Workshop Pricing:

Participant Type

Early-Bird Registration
(ENDS October 31, 2018)

MEMBER NON-MEMBER
Prescribing clinicians: MD's. NP's and some PhD's. $1,500 $1,600
Non-Prescribing clinicians: Medical assistants, technicians, medical students/residents and researchers. $1,000 $1,100
Business Attendee: Other interested parties. business executives, advertisers, vendors, etc. $2,500 $2,750

Participant Type

General Registration
(Nov. 1, 2018 – Jan. 31, 2019)

MEMBER NON-MEMBER
Prescribing clinicians: MD's. NP's and some PhD's. $1,500 $1,600
Non-Prescribing clinicians: Medical assistants, technicians, medical students/residents and researchers. $1,000 $1,100
Business Attendee: Other interested parties. business executives, advertisers, vendors, etc. $2,500 $2,750

* Registration for PULSES: A TMS Introductory Workshop does not include registration to the 2019 Clinical TMS Annual Meeting.

CLICK HERE to register for the PULSES WORKSHOP today.

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Schedule

Schedule

The Annual Meeting Committee is working hard to finalize a great lineup of presentations and keynotes with industry leaders.

Please check back frequently as this page will be updated as we finalize speakers and topics. Check out a list of this year's speakers on the speaker tab to the left.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE:*

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

7:00am - 5:00pm PULSES: A TMS Introductory Workshop (Day 1) - Check out the PULSES tab for the full schedule.
(This workshop requires separate registration. This workshop is designed for new TMS practitioners and other TMS clinicians)

Thursday, February 21, 2019

7:00am - 5:00pm PULSES: A TMS Introductory Workshop (Day 2) - Check out the PULSES tab for the full schedule.
(This workshop requires separate registration. This workshop is designed for new TMS practitioners and other TMS clinicians)
6:00pm Registration / Check-In Open
6:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome Reception

Friday, February 22, 2019

7:00am - 8:00am Partner Presentation and Breakfast
8:00am - 8:15am Annual Meeting Committee Welcome
8:15am - 9:15am General Session #1
9:15am - 10:15am General Session #2
10:15am - 11:00am Break: Visit with Exhibitors 
11:00am - 12:00pm General Session #3
12:00pm - 12:45pm Member/Business Meeting & Lunch
12:45pm - 1:30pm Top 4 Posters Flash Presentations
1:30pm - 2:30pm General Session #4
2:30pm - 3:00pm Break: Visit with Exhibitors 
3:00pm - 4:00pm Clinical Standards Town Hall
4:00pm - 5:00pm Partner Presentations
4:00pm - 6:00pm Committee Meetings
6:00pm - 8:00pm Poster Session & Reception

Saturday, February 23, 2019

7:00am - 8:00am Partner Presentation and Breakfast
8:15am - 9:15am General Session #5
9:15am - 10:15am Breakout Sessions #1
10:15am - 11:00am Break: Visit with Exhibitors 
11:00am - 12:00pm Breakout Sessions #2
12:00pm - 1:00pm Table Talks / Box Lunch + Partner Presentations
1:00pm - 2:00pm Breakout Sessions #3
2:00pm - 2:30pm Break: Visit with Exhibitors
2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout Sessions #4
3:30pm - 4:30pm General Session #6
4:30pm - 5:00pm Closing Remarks and Raffle

Sunday, February 23, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm Board Meeting

*The schedule is subject to change.

The Clinical TMS Society does not certify their regulatory compliance, nor does the society either warrant, condone or promote any of the device companies, devices, or approaches.

Speakers

Speakers

Paul Croarkin, D.O.

Dr. Croarkin is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and the Division Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Croarkin’s research program focuses on adapting and innovating brain stimulation interventions in children and adolescents.  This includes biomarker work to optimize diagnostic practices and the delivery of brain based interventions... Read More →

Jonathan Downar, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Jonathan Downar serves as the Director of the MRI-Guided rTMS Clinic at University Health Network, and also holds the position of Scientist at the Toronto Western Research Institute.  He completed a BSc in biology at McGill University, followed by a Ph.D. in neuroimaging at the University of Toronto with Dr. Karen Davis, before obtaining his medical degree from the University of Calgary in... Read More →

Paul Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Dr. Paul Fitzgerald has been involved in the development, evaluation and clinical implementation of new treatments for mental health disorders for 2 decades. He pioneered the use of TMS in Australia and is internationally renown as a leader in the field of brain stimulation and device-based treatments in psychiatry. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and... Read More →

Mark George, M.D.

Colleen Hanlon, Ph.D.

Dr. Hanlon is an associate professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. There she leads a clinical neuroscience laboratory dedicated to mapping and modulating dopaminergic fronto-striatal systems that contribute to the cycle of initiation, use, and relapse among multiple substance dependent populations... Read More →

Letizia Leocani

Dr. Letizia Leocani is an Associate professor of Neurology at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Neurologist in the Neurorehabilitation Unit of the Neurological Dep.t and supervisor of the Experimental neurophysiology Unit and of Magnetic IntraCerebral Stimulation (MagICS) center - Institute of Experimental Neurology, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele.... Read More →

Daniel Press, M.D.

Dr. Press is the clinical director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation and the medical director for the Cognitive Neurology Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is also an associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School (HMS).

Dr. Press earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree... Read More →

Abraham Zangen, Ph.D.

Professor Abraham Zangen is the Head of the Brain Stimulation and Behavior Lab and the Chair of the PsychoBiology Brain Program at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. His research is directed at identifying and understanding altered neuroplasticity in psychiatric disorders – primarily depression, addiction, and ADHD.

... Read More →
Our Partner / Vendors

Our Partner / Vendors

Thank you to our Partners & Exhibitors!

Hotel

Hotel

JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe St,
Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3, Canada
+1 604-676-0888

Hotel reservations are available at the group rate.
Our room block rate is limited, so please make your reservations asap.

$245 CAD per night
*CAD = Canadian Dollars

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM ONLINE TODAY

To make your reservations over the phone, please call +1 604-676-0888 and reference the Clinical TMS Annual Meeting.

Internet
Complimentary in-room internet access for Marriott Reward and SPG Members. 

Complimentary sign-up for Marriott Reward membership, click here.

Hotel Parking
Convenient valet and self-parking amenities are available on-property 24 hours a day. Pay parking is in effect at all times and operates on a pay-by-plate environment. Please be sure to remember your license plate to register your vehicle and pay for parking.

CLICK HERE to view parking fees at BC Place and Rogers Arena. 

Directions/Transportation to Hotel
This hotel does not provide shuttle service to and from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Uber and Lyft are not available in Vancouver.

CLICK HERE to view transportation options from the YVR Airport.

  • Estimated taxi fare: 30 CAD (one way)
  • Subway service, fee: 5 CAD (one way)
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