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2023 WNS Annual Conference
Kalahari Resort | Wisconsin Dells, WI

Register today to join the 2023 WNS Annual Conference at the Kalahari Resort, October 13-14, 2023. The conference will included updates in new technologies and treatments, the presentation of the annual Bennett Hiner Award and the Forster Awards, a popular case competition between residency programs.  Dr. Hugo Botha will join us as the keynote speaker and speak on evolving technologies in neurology. You won't want to miss it!  

Lodging Information:

The cut off for the WNS discounted room rate has now passed, rooms are still available at the listed rate. To make reservations, call the Kalahari Resort at 877-253-5466 and request the WI Neurological Society 2023 Annual Convention room block or

Book Online Here.

*Note: The Kalahari has let us know that the Spa will be closed over WNS Conference Dates for renovations.  There will also be a couple of water slides closed during this time (Master Blaster and Victoria Falls).  Overnight guests will receive complimentary Tom Foolery passes for the inconvenience. 

Schedule (subject to changes)
 Friday, October 13, 2023

 4pm-7pm  Registration & Exhibitor Set-up

 4pm-5pm  Automation & New EEG Technologies
Aaron Struck, MD - University of Wisconsin, Madison

 5pm-6pm  Alzheimer's Update
Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD - Mayo Clinic


 Welcome Social & Snack Break

 6:30pm-7:30pm  Keynote Presentation: Emerging Digital and AI Tools to Enhance Neurologic Care
Hugo Botha, MD, MB, ChB - Mayo Clinic

 7:30pm-9:00pm  Resident & Attendee Reception with Exhibitors

 Saturday, October 14, 2023

 7am-8am  Breakfast with Exhibitors

 8am-9am  Updates on Disorders on Consciousness

 Melanie Boly, MD - University of Wisconsin, Madison

 9am-10am  Neuromuscular Ultrasound: Integration into the EMG Laboratory

 Michael Hansen, MD - University of Wisconsin, Madison


 Break with Exhibitors

 10:30am-11:30am  Gait Update

 Farwa Ali, MD, MBBS - Mayo Clinic

 11:30am-1:00pm  Lunch, Annual Business Meeting & Presentation of the 2023 Bennett Hiner Award


 3 New Things

    •  Headache: Jake Murtha, MD -  Medical College of Wisconsin
    •  ALS Treatment: Dominic Fee, MD - Medical College of Wisconsin
    •  Perchance to Dream: New Options in Sleep Medicine: Timothy Young, MD - Mayo Clinic Health System Eau Claire
 2pm-2:15pm Break with Exhibitors


 Surgical & Advanced Treatment Options for Movement Disorders

 Ryan Brennan, DO - Medical College of Wisconsin

 3:15pm-4:15pm Forster Awards

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