Social Events

Enjoy an evening of great fun and entertainment with unparalleled networking at the Opening Party, Closing Party Happy Hour, or both. Whether you attend the Annual Meeting at the beginning or the end, these exciting social events are not-to-be-missed.


Opening Party

Sunday, April 23, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
This popular event hosted by AAN former president Thomas R. Swift, MD, FAAN, is one of the Annual Meeting's premier happenings. Neurobowl showcases the best and brightest in neurology competing for the coveted Neurobowl trophy in an entertaining game-show format.

Trinity Irish Dance Company 
8:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m.
Trinity Irish Dance Company (TIDC) quickly dispels whatever notions you may have about Irish dance. TIDC was the birthplace of progressive Irish dance, which opened new avenues of artistic expression leading directly to commercial productions such as Riverdance.

TIDC's Emmy Award-winning work has met with great critical acclaim around the globe, with sold-out tours in Europe and Asia, and appearances on national television and in feature films by Disney, DreamWorks, Touchstone, and Universal.

The hard-driving percussive power, aerial grace, and awe-inspiring precision of TIDC has been enjoyed by the biggest companies in the world, such as GlaxoSmithKline, PepsiCo, Ford Motors, McDonalds, Citibank, and many more.

DJ Music and Dancing
9:15 p.m.-10:00 p.m. 
Enjoy dancing the night away to popular music provided by a disc jockey.

Exhibit Hall Opening Lunch

Sunday, April 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Attend the opening reception to mingle with fellow attendees and preview the latest products and services available in the neurologic industry. A New England style lunch will be served. The exhibits will be open at this time.

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Exhibit Hall Networking Reception

Monday, April 24, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Network and socialize with fellow attendees in a fun and relaxed environment. Occurring in tandem with the poster author stand by, this new event will give attendees the opportunity to meet exhibitors and authors in tandem. 

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Run/Walk for Brain Research

Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Support research in neurology and join us for a 5k run or one-mile walk along the stunning Boston waterfront. Both occasional and seasoned runners, as well as walkers, will enjoy this beautiful event for a good cause. All proceeds will go to support brain research. The race is open to all meeting attendees and their families. Water and refreshments will be available following the race. The registration fee is $50.

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EMD Serono
Closing Party Happy Hour

Friday, April 28, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 

Celebrate the end of a great meeting at a special early-evening happy hour event. Enjoy drinks, socializing with colleagues, and swinging out to your favorite jazz standards with a live performance by NEUROJAZZ, a four-piece ensemble led by AAN member Phillip Pearl, MD, FAAN. Each registered meeting attendee will receive one free ticket to the event. Guest tickets are available through registration for $50. 


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