SBMT Annual Congress Event Info & Registration

14th Annual World Congress
for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics of SBMT


Here you will find information and links for registering for the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) 14th Annual Congress being held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA from Tuesday April 18th to Thursday April 20th 2017.

Membership is not required for registration to the Annual Congress, but by signing up for SBMT Membership, you will receive discounts for registration for the annual conference.

* ​Those ​who ​would ​like ​to ​attend ​the ​SBMT ​World ​Congress ​could ​get ​a ​discount
​by ​becoming ​a ​member ​and ​registering ​for ​the ​convention.


14th Annual Congress

April 18, 2017 - April 20, 2017

Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90071
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14th Annual World Congress Keynote Speakers

Peter Diamandis

Founder and Chairman, X Prize Foundation; Co-Founder, Executive Chairman, Singularity University (Gala Keynote Speaker)

Wes Ashford

14th President of SBMT (2016-2017); Director of the WRIISC, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Professor (Affiliate) of Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine

Warren Boling

15th President of SBMT (2017-2018); Professor & Chairman, Department of Nerosurgery, Loma Linda University

Anousheh Ansari

Space Traveler; Engineer, Co-founder & Chairwoman of Prodea Systems

Kyu Rhee

Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, IBM Watson Health

Gary Small

Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences & Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging, UCLA

Rear Adm. Colin Chinn

Acting Deputy Director Defense Health Agency; Director, J9, Research & Development

Dean Yamaguchi

Associate Chief of Staff, Research & Development; Professor of Medicine In-Residence, UCLA

Jerry McNerney

U.S. Representative for California's 9th Congressional District

Mark Humayun

Co-director of the Ophthalmology Dept of USC Roski Eye Institute, USC-Keck School of Medicine

Laligam Sekhar

SBMT Board Member; UW Professor & Vice-Chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery

George Ojemann

Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurological Surgery, the University of Washington School of Medicine

If you're trying to decide about attending the Annual Congress please consider this information:


  • LINK in with near 200,000+ scientists, engineers, surgeons and physicians on SBMT global network.
  • PUBLISH in PlosOne NeuroMapping and Therapeutics.
  • PRESENT in a world Class Multidisciplinary biomedical association.
  • MEET FUNDING AGENCIES (Foundations, government and industry).
  • MEET leaders and Pioneers in your field.
  • MARKET your research/ideas to investors/grant makers.
  • COMMERCIALIZE your ideas.
  • GAIN ACCESS to our scientists, engineers, surgeons and physicians from multiple different disciplines at once.
  • DEMONSTRATE your state of the art technologies at one of the top brain and spinal cord conventions in the world.
  • MAKE THE DIFFERENCE and reinforce your visibility beyond the exhibition area through discussion groups, workshops and hands on courses.
  • ENHANCE your know-how and stay abreast of industry changes and state-of-the-art in the field.
  • RETURN ON INVESTMENT Increase your bottom line with face-to face contact with potential investors.
  • COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE Your participation at the conference provides you the opportunity to spend quality time with the leaders in the community and get your message across more effectively and efficiently.
  • ATTRACT and influence attendees at every stage of their career, from students to entry level scientists to acknowledged leaders in their scientific fields.
  • INTERACT with a focused and attentive audience during scientific and educational activities, such as exhibitor- hosted workshops, division programming, poster sessions, and other meeting activities.
  • NETWORK with our attendees during social events held during the conference.
  • PROMOTE yourself through multiple networking opportunities and develop business -to-business contacts.
  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics. The ISMRM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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Congress registration fees include: participation in scientific sessions, congress bag, program and abstract book, all printed material of the congress.

*Full Participants are physicians and scientists and members of academic centers not medical directors of companies and/or foundations.

Important Note: Authors of accepted abstracts benefit from a reduced registration fee.

Click here to Register for the 14th Annual Congress

* ​Those ​who ​would ​like ​to ​attend ​the ​SBMT ​World ​Congress ​could ​get ​significant ​discount ​by ​becoming ​a ​member ​and ​registering ​for ​the ​convention.