Explore the first confirmed Official FENS Forum 2020 Networking Events!
In addition, there is still time to apply to organise a networking event – see below for more details.


Organise a Networking Event at the FENS Forum 2020 to shape the onsite experience and atmosphere in Glasgow!

Various Networking Events will be organised by FENS, the Host Society Committee and other third-parties to confer a lively atmosphere to the Forum.

All Networking Events will be held from 18:45 throughout the Forum days and outside the main scientific programme.

Registration to the Networking Events will be possible through the Forum registration system online.


Call for Networking Events Proposals

The call for submission of Networking Events will be open from 2 September 2019 until 20 April 2020.

When you click on the proposal submission button you will be directed to the proposal system. If you have not used the proposal form previously you will need to open a new user in the system, in order to generate a username and password which you will need to use to submit your proposal.

Submit your Proposal

Organisations, societies, institutions, patient groups, project groups, companies, and other stakeholders are invited to organise their own networking events during the FENS Forum. The topics of these events should not conflict with the core scientific programme of the Forum and can take place only after the last Plenary Lecture of the day.
Networking events are subject to approval by the chairman of the FENS Programme Committee and will only be announced in the FENS Forum 2020 programme when all conditions have been met.

Organisers should preferably choose the Congress Venue, Glasgow to hold their networking event. Please note that organisation of the networking event outside of the congress center cannot be administrated by FENS and is under full responsibility of its organisers.

Proposals should be submitted via the online Submission form with the following information:

  • Name of the organisation, institute or company (if FENS Committee, specify the name of the Committee)
  • Name of the contact person
  • E-mail and address of the contact person
  • Title of the networking event for the announcement
  • Preferred date (Sunday 12 July – Tuesday 14 July, always after 18:45 and till 22:30 if held at the Congress Centre)
  • Location
  • Brief description and purpose (to be published in the announcement

The evaluation and approval of the proposed networking event by the Programme Committee chair will be based on the information provided in the Application file.
For networking events organised at the SECC, the information on expected group size and room set up style must be provided in the Application file, as well as requests for additional AV and other equipment or services.

Announcement on the FENS Forum website, E-Programme and printed programme:
• Commercial Organisation – prices advised by Industry Liaison Specialist.
• Non-profit Organisation – 100 €

The submission of the event after 3 December 2019 and until the final acceptance deadline on 20 April 2020 will be charged an additional administrative fee of 150 euros.

Only applicable for the networking events held at the Congress Centre.

• Commercial Organisation – prices advised by Industry Liaison Specialist.
• Non-profit Organisation – 500 €

Meeting space for networking events is offered free of charge for all FENS member societies, FENS committees and FENS partner organisations, and includes basic AV included in the spaces where events take place.
The rooms allocated for the networking events in the Congress Centre include the following standard set-up: Tables, chairs, projector, screen and microphone.
Internet connection, additional AV equipment and/or catering services at the Congress Centre should be applied for and can be provided at an additional fee.

  • Networking events should be proposed on behalf of organisations/institutions (not individuals).
  • Submitted proposal are pending approval by the chairman of the FENS Programme Committee.
  • The topic of the networking event should not compete with the scientific programme of the Forum.
  • Networking events must be held from 18:45. When organised at the Congress Centre, networking events can be held until 22:30 at the latest.
  • The networking events organised outside of the Congress Centre are under full responsibility of the organiser.