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BIAN Conference 2016: Demystifying Brain Injury

The BIAN Conference is a gathering of rehabilitation professionals and other people involved with or affected by brain injury. The event is held in Niagara Falls and is open to anyone who would like to attend.


Thompson Rogers Law, Niagara



Event Details

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 8am - 5pm
Location: Americana Conference Resort & Spa, Niagara Falls | VIEW MAP

For reservations call (905) 356-8444 or 1 (800) 263-3508 ask for block booking under Brain Injury Association of Niagara. Standard room rate $79.00 plus taxes based on single or double occupancy (does not include the indoor waterpark).

Block booking rate valid until October 12, 2016.

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For Exhibitor Information &  Registration, click here.

NEW! Online Registration & Payment

New for 2016 is the ability for Delegates to register and pay online by clicking on the link below.

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Prefer to Register by Paper?

Download and complete the Conference Registration Form.
» Click to get details to Mail or Fax the completed form to BIAN.

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Keynote Speakers

Charles Gluckstein, Partner | Mr. Gluckstein is a partner in the law firm of Gluckstein Lawyers.

Abe Snaiderman, MD, FRCP(C) | Dr. Snaiderman is Director of the Nuerophyschiatry Clinic, Brain and Spinal Cord Program, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – UHN. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Phsychiatry and Medicine at the University of Toronto.

David Payne, Senior Partner & Adam Tanel, Associate | Mr. Payne and Mr. Tanel are with the law firm of Thompson Rogers.

Who Should Attend

The BIAN Conference is relevant to professionals working in the field of ABI, persons living with the effects of ABI and families/caregivers supporting individuals affected by ABI.


Professional Fees | Postmarked by Sept. 20 | $195.00
Professional Fees | After Sept. 21 | $225.00
Family Members or Caregivers | $100.00
Individual with an ABI | $100.00

The registration form and fee are both required to secure your space.

Exhibitor registration: $625.00 (exhibitor registration display area and non-transferable registration for exhibitor) $20.00 for electric. Additional Exhibitor attendees pay the Profesional Fees rate.

Cancellation Policy

Refund of registration fees will be made less a $50.00 administration fee, with written notice postmarked or emailed by October 15, 2016. No refund will be accepted after this time; however, delegate substitution is permitted.


The conference agenda will include both plenary and workshop sessions, featuring a variety of dynamic speakers who will discuss topics related to rehabilitation following mTBI to severe TBI, research and relevant current legal presentations.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are still available at the SILVER ($4,000) and BRONZE ($1100) Levels. Please contact BIAN for more details.