General Information

Annual Meeting Overview

Join us in St. Louis, home of the iconic Gateway Arch, barbecue restaurants and the best blues music around, for the 2019 American Neurological Association Annual Meeting (ANA2019) from October 13-15, 2019 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand in St. Louis, Missouri. 

In its 144th year, the American Neurological Association Annual Meeting will welcome more than 800 academic neurologists and neuroscientists from around the world to share exciting research updates and best practices. Scientific symposia will showcase both cutting-edge basic science and new translational applications to care. Special Interest Group sessions and Interactive Lunch Workshops will spotlight advances across the full spectrum of neurologic subspecialties. And professional development sessions will include tips to advance your career goals, whether you are a neurology student or department chair.

Meeting highlights include: 

  • Saturday evening Pre-meeting Symposium: Application of Brain-Computer Interfaces Brain-Computer Interfaces toward the creation of prosthetics to serve speech, sensory processing, and motor control. (October 12)
  • Presidential Symposium on important new insights into inherited and late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Plenary Session highlighting the importance of the gut microbiome in neurological diseases including Multiple Sclerosis and Stroke
  • Additional sessions will spotlight:
    • Advances in regenerative medicine with a focus on synaptic plasticity and neural repair after brain injury.
    • Language development and dysfunction as a component of a broad swath of neurological disorders
    • Strategies for optimizing clinical trials
  • Women of the ANA luncheon
  • President’s Reception at the St. Louis Arch
  • And much, much more!

Meeting Location

Marriott St. Louis Grand
800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101
Main phone: (314) 621 - 9600

Who Should Attend

The ANA Annual Meeting has something to offer for everyone: medical students, residents, academic neurologists in their first faculty position, mid-level professionals and department chairs. ANA2019 is the ideal conference for any clinician-scientist looking to learn about cutting-edge research in the field and exchange ideas with thought leaders in academic neurology.

Neurology students and residents can benefit from the insight of senior investigators, while experienced academic neurologists can meet up-and-coming talent in the field. The Annual Meeting also features career development sessions that offer strategies for achieving professional success, whether you are a student deciding which subspecialty to pursue or a department chair seeking best practices in administration. 

Dress Code

The recommended attire is professional business.

Special Accommodations

If you have physical limitations which may require special accommodations in order to fully participate in the program, please contact a member of the ANA Meetings staff at