Wednesday September 19th @ Radboud UMC
07.45 Van der Valk MAIN HALL, coaches leaving for program at Radboud UMC
Pre-conference workshops

CADAVER Course at the laboratory of Anatomy, Radboud University Nijmegen (Max 50 participants)
Alternating circulation at different stations
Interactive workshops for nurses,Caro Edelbroek, Eva Leljevahl and Phyllis Sarah McPhillips
13:00 welcome word to all participants (Eva, Phyllis and Caro )              
13:15 anatomy & working mechanism of and MRI for SCS    
14:00 active workshop simulation model 
15:00 break              
15:15 programming SCS: Abbott, Bioness, Boston, Medtronic, Nevro, Saluda, StimWave    
16:00 complications/ prevention policies                            
16:30 Complications session or session on when to use a specific system

15.00-19.00 INS board meeting  @ Van der Valk hotel (invited participants)
Coaches leaving for Van der Valk Hotel

Welcome reception: OPENING CONGRESS Prof Cees Smit Sibinga, emProfessor International Development of Transfusion Medicine, Director at IQM Consulting, advisor WHO @ Van der Valk Hotel, Lent, Nijmegen
Thursday September 20th @ Van der Valk Hotel, Lent, Nijmegen

Welcome and inaugural ceremony for the president-elect of the INS
Dr Mike DeJongste (chair organizing committee) & Dr Monique Steegers (president BNS), The Netherlands 
  Subject: neuromodulation mechanisms | Chair:  Stana Bojanic, United Kingdom 
09.00-09.30  Mark Plazier, Belgium: Brain research in neuromodulation for brain disorder 
09.30-10.00 Jan Vesper, Germany: Mechanisms of neuromodulation for brain disorders
10.00-10.30 Tim Vancamp, Spain: Basic mechanics of spinal cord stimulation; from the lab to the human nervous system 
10.30-11.00 Maarten Moens, Belgium: What is hot and what is not in imaging of the brain (special emphasis on pain and neuromodulation)?   
11.00-11.30 Coffee break, exhibition and poster presentations
  Subject: whats new in neuromodulation? | Chair: Jan Vesper
11.30-12.00 Frank Huygen, The Netherlands: Spinal Cord Stimulation: target for immunomodulation? 
12.00-12.30 Robert Levy, USA: Closed loop systems in neuromodulation   
12.30-13.00  Dirk de Ridder, Belgium:  The future of neuromodulation
13.00-14.00  Lunch, exhibition and poster presentations
Parallel sessions

14.30 - 15.00

15.00 - 15.30
Subject: Brain | Chair: Philippe Rigoard

Erkan Kurt, The Netherlands: What have we learned from 30 years of MCS for Pain?          
Ido Strauss, Israel: Destructive therapies for pain

Damianos Sakas, Greece: DBS back from the targets
Subject: Outcomes of neuromodulation | Chair: Alessandro Dario, Italy

Philip van der Wees, The Netherlands: Patient reported outcome measures: what is the best for the patient?
Rod Taylor, United Kingdom: Outcomes value based health care and cost-benefit in neuromodulatio
Petri Roodbol, The Netherlands: Outcomes of nurse initiated research (in neuromodulation)

15.30-16.00 Coffee break
Oral abstract presentations
17:00-18:00 Oral abstract presentations: Young Neuromodulators Committee and Women in Neurmodulation
17.00-18.00  Drinks and snacks at the Exhibitors hall  
18.30 MAIN HALL -  coaches leaving for social program
Social Program: (boat tour with drinks and snacks or city walk)
20.15-22.00 Walking dinner @ De Waagh 
  Friday September 21th @ Van der Valk Hotel, Lent, Nijmegen
  Subject: Guidelines and updates in neuromodulation | Chair: Simon Thomson , United Kingdom 
08.30-09.00 Tim Deer, United States of America: Guidelines for neuromodulation therapies                 
09.00-09.30 Alessandro Dario, Italy: Update on registries for neuromodulation
09.30-10.00 Simon Thomson, United Kingdom: Update on stimulation output options fos SCS devices with emphasis on PROCO study     
Sam Eldabe, United Kingdom: Update on neuromodulation for pain (state of the art and DRG)   
10.30-11.00 Coffee break, exhibition and poster presentations
  Subject: Evolving indications regarding neuromodulation | Chair: Dennis Dupoiron, France
11.00-11.30 Fabien Wagner, Switzerland: Spinal Cord Stimulation for spinal cord injury  
Christpohe Perruchoud, Switzerland: Intra-thecal treatment for pain and spasticity   

Pedram Tabatabaie, Finland : State of the art for urinary and fecal incontinence and neurostimulation with focus on sacral nerve stimulation  
12.30-14.00 Lunch, exhibition and poster presentations
  Parallel sessions
Subject: registries for neuromodulation | Chair: Antonio Pajuelo, Spain
Subject: Neuromodulation and headache| Chair: Tanju Ucar, Turkey
Caro Edelbroek, The Netherlands: Lessons to be learned from
data bases: Experience with the Promise registration
Agustin Mendiola, Spain: Selecting patients for free
paresthesia stimulation 
Kaare Meier, Denmark: Registries for neuromodulation:the need for a European database
Claudio Reverberi, Italy:  Peripheral nerve stimulation and headache
Mads Barløse, Denmark: Headache and SPG neuromodulation

Dr Christina Virgina Torres, Madrid Spain:  DBS for idiopathic atypical facial pain      

15.00-16.00 Coffee break, exhibition and poster presentations
  Subject: Specifc Topics regarding neuromodulation | Chair: Kaare Meier, Denmark
16.00-16.30 Ricardo Chavarriaga Lozano, Switzerland: Decoding the brain through brain-computer interfaces: where are we in 2018?
16.30-17.00 Ivan Martinovic, United Kingdom: Brain jacking and neurocriminals
Dr VM: Mysterious guest
17.30-18.15 Drinks and snacks
18.15 Closing remarks
18.30 MAIN HALL -  coaches leaving for social program
Wine tasting and dinner in Fort Lent
  Saturday September 22th: Chapters day  @ Van der Valk Hotel, Lent, Nijmegen
Meetings of the European Chapters
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00 Adjourn