Frequently Asked Questions

The Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) is a non-profit society organized for the purpose of encouraging basic and clinical scientists who are interested in areas of Brain Mapping, engineering, stem cell, nanotechnology, imaging and medical device to improve the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients afflicted with neurological disorders.

This society promotes the public welfare and improves patient care through the translation of new technologies/therapies into lifesaving diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The society is committed to excellence in education, and scientific discovery. The society achieves its mission through multi-disciplinary collaborations with government agencies, patient advocacy groups, educational institutes and industry as well as philanthropic organization.

This conference, held annually it provides key presentations and forums to help bring together representatives and professionals from across multiple specialties and disciplines in order to fill the gap of education amongst different specialties. This annual convention covers many subjects including advances in neurosurgery, neurology, radiology, oncology, psychiatry, engineering, nanotechnology, device, Imaging and cellular/molecular/stem cell therapeutics as well as healthcare policy and regulatory affairs.

Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071. Click here for Accommodations.

This conference runs from Tuesday April 18th to Thursday April 20th 2017.

Name badges can be collected on arrival from the registration desk. All Registered participants and exhibitors are kindly requested to wear their name badges throughout the conference in order to be admitted to the lecture halls and scheduled activities.

Additional tickets can be purchased for the Conference Dinner on-line or contact the registration manager, Mr. Bryan Aroz, at

During the conference days, business attire is preferred. The minimum dress standard for the Conference Dinner is black tie.

The official language of the Conference is English.

Please visit the Discover Los Angeles/Millennium Biltmore Hotel page for more information regarding accommodations.

Yes, we invite you to exhibit your product or service in the conference Exhibition Hall. The exhibition will be situated where the refreshment breaks and lunch will be held. Contact the Event Manager and discuss further with:

Roozbeh N Moshaie, Ph.D.
Co-Chair of the Strategic Partnership
Member of the Science Committee
8159 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 200
West Hollywood, CA 90046 USA

Tel: 310-500-6196 (Headquarters)
Fax: 323-654-3511
Cell: 305-905-7043
Email:

International visitors to the US may need to apply for a visa prior to arrival. You are urged to apply for a visa not less than 6 weeks prior to arrival. For more information on visa applications, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/.

If you require a letter of invitation to accompany your visa application, you must register and pay for your conference attendance, and then contact Mr. Bryan Aroz: to request an invitation.

The letter of invitation will be issued by the President and or Chairman/CEO of SBMT on the letterhead of the organization. Should your visa application be denied, all purchases are final and no refunds will be issued should for any reason your visa will be denied.

  1. All conference registrations are eligible to register for the Early-Bird Registration Price. All registration fees must be fully paid prior to the Early-Bird cut-off. If a registration and full payment is not received by the cut off date, the applicable full registration rate will be automatically charged.
  2. Substituting names will be accepted only prior to the conference. Registration is valid for the named attendee only.
  3. All purchases are final and there will be no refund.

The Congress Secretariat and Organizer's cannot accept responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property either during or indirectly arising from the congress. Participants are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to personal health and travel insurance.

Penalty for trespassing - faulty entrance - sneaking in, is $3600.00 per day. The penalty for faulty documentation/badge will be $5000.00. The organization reserves the right to take further action against the individual and the institution they are representing.

The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents, nor loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or directly arising from the Annual World Congress of Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Conference Organizer

Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT) and Brain Mapping Foundation
8159 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite #200
West Hollywood, CA 90046-4989
Tel: (310) 500-6196
Fax: (323) 654-3511

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