• This meeting is open to BPNS members and other professionals working in relevant areas, but not to patients or members of the general public without advance permission.
  • BPNS members wishing to register for the meeting may benefit from a reduced registration fee if they log in to the website first.
BPNS Autumn Meeting 2021: F2F
Start Date
End Date
Friday 24 Sep 2021 10:00 AM
Friday 24 Sep 2021 16:45 PM
St George's @ The Kia Oval, Kennington Oval, London, SE11 5SS

The Autumn 2021 Meeting will be hosted by St George's Hospital at the Kia Oval. 

F2F places will be limited to 50 and available on a first come first served basis. 

The costs below are for F2F attendees. If there are no F2F spaces left or you prefer remote attendance, please select the virtual meeting to register at reduced price: £20 ordinary members, £10 associate (and retired) members, £30 non-members. Virtual attendees are limited to a total of 100. 



Meeting registration deadline will be 1 week before the meeting on Friday 17th September, but as spaces are limited to 50 we strongly encourage early registration. Virtual registration may still be possible as long as we have spaces available until Wednesday 22nd September.  

If you have special dietary requirements please ensure you specify this in the special requirements box prior to completing your booking (it is easy to miss). 



We encourage delegates to submit abstracts through the website for presentation at the meeting (link below, above programme). Abstracts may be presented in person or virtually. The abstract deadline is Friday 3rd September.  

Even if planning to attend virtually, please submit abstracts through this abstract link for the F2F meeting.  



The main venue is the India Room & Terrace of The Oval - home of Surrey County Cricket Club, in South West London. 


Travel directions

We recommend using public transport to arrive. The Oval is located a short walk from both Vauxhall Station (London Underground, Victoria Line; and National Rail services) and Oval Station (London Underground, Northern Line). 

Please enter via the Alec Stewart Gate. The India Room is on the 2nd Floor of the JM Finn Stand, directly opposite the gate. 

Full travel information is available on the Kia Oval website.


Conference dinner:

Further information will be sent soon about the conference dinner, which will be booked separately through the website. 


We are grateful to our industry sponsors. Sponsors of the meeting have no input into the organisation or programme. 


- Niran Nirmalananthan, on behalf of St George's Neuromuscular Team and BPNS.  



Programme (can change before the event)
TimeType Presenter
09:55Other Welcome  
10:00Abstract Four cases of Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy with prominent facial diplegia after ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccination Dr Louisa Kent
10:20Abstract A rash diagnosis Dr Ryan Keh
10:40Abstract 99 Luftballons Dr Ahmed Abbas
11:00Refreshment Tea, coffee, biscuits  
11:30Lecture Entrapment neuropathies - lessons from translational sciences Dr Annina Schmid
12:15Abstract A show of Hands Dr Ali Al-Memar
12:35Abstract Immune Attack Against Ganglia: Is Postganglionic Denervation Reversible? Dr Shiwen Koay
12:55Refreshment Lunch  
14:00Lecture Peripheral Nerve Imaging - a primer for non-radiologists Dr Nik Papadakis, Dr Faraan Khan
14:45Abstract Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Median Nerve in carpal tunnel syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Dr Djamila Rojoa
15:05Refreshment Afternoon Tea  
15:30Lecture Ig thrombosis risk & clinical update; rituximab commissioning Dr Aisling Carr & Prof Mike Lunn
16:00AGM Annual General Meeting  

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