Structured Neurological Assessment in Neonates and Infants


COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) situationThe EPNS and local team in Kazakhstan place a high priority on the safety and well-being of all participants. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and at the beginning of September 2020 we will announce whether the event will go ahead. Please continue to monitor guidance from your own government and employer in relation to travel and conference attendance. Registrations will be taken before September and payment must be received in order to secure a place. Of course, in these uncertain times there is a risk for later cancellation. If the EPNS and local organisers take the decision to cancel the event all registered participants will receive a full refund of the registration fee. We will however have no obligation to meet the costs of any pre-booked accommodation or travel. We recommend you do not book any travel until after the September announcement and you take out appropriate insurance.  If you have further questions, please email 

Location: Children’s City Hospital 2, Almaty city, 2nd district, 54 Kazakhstan

Date:15–17 October 2020

Topic: Workshop on Assessment Tools in Neonates and Young Children

Programme: to be uploaded when available

Local Organisers:

Professor MarzanLepessova  Dr Altynshash Jaxybayeva

Course Moderator: Professor Leena Haataja, Dr. Altynshash Jaxybayeva

Confirmed Speakers:

Professor Colin Kennedy (UK)

Professor Leena Haataja (Finland)

Ass Professor Coriene Catsman-Berrevoets (The Netherlands)

Dr Brigitte Vollmer (UK)

Dr Altynshash Jaxybayeva (Kazakhstan)

Number of participants: We are limiting numbers to 40 participants to preserve the interactive nature of the meeting. Registration will be on a strictly first come, first served basis.

Who is the training course aimed at? This practical workshop is aimed at physicians who will return to their workplace and share what they have learned. It is aimed at ‘teaching the teachers’.

Registration Fee:100 Euro per person 

This includes:

  • Access to the full programme
  • Lunch, coffee and tea during all programmed breaks.
  • Translation

Attendees are responsible for organising their own transport

How to register:

Important: The EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 booking form constitutes a legally binding agreement. By submitting your booking form, you are accepting the Terms and Conditions of the event (scroll down)

Registration opens 15 August 2020

Registration closes 1 October 2020

To register: complete: to be uploaded when available

To pay the registration fee: to be uploaded when available


  • Places are limited and bookings will be taken on a first come first served basis,secured on receipt of full payment.
  • All participants are encouraged to become members of the EPNS
  • Read the letter from Professor Sameer Zuberi, EPNS President, to learn about the many benefits of being an EPNS member:
  • Substantially discounted annual EPNS subscription fees available to all trainee members (20 Euros for 2020) and all EPNS members who practice in World Bank Income Per capita Classified 1,2 and 3 countries (35 Euros for 2020)
  • if you would like to join the EPNS, please email for guidance.


The Kazakhstani Association of paediatric neurologists will offer 2 bursaries.

Application period: NOW OPEN! Closes 10 August 2020

Who can apply for a bursary? Young Paediatric Neurology Specialists, under the age of 40.

What does the bursary cover? free registration

What does the bursary not cover? Travel and accommodation

How do we apply for a bursary? Complete the application form CLICK HERE and return to together with your CV.

Cancellation policy for bursaries: If the event is postponed due to the epidemiological situation, successful candidates will be given the opportunity to keep the bursary award for the new date. If the event is postponed or cancelled, the bursary awarded delegates must take responsibility for their own travel and accommodation arrangements. The EPNS or local organising team will not be liable for any travel or accommodation expenses in any circumstances.

Terms and Conditions

The EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 booking form constitutes a legally binding agreement. By submitting your booking form, you are accepting the following terms and conditions:


Full payment of the course registration fee must have been received before your place at the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 is confirmed. If you have not received confirmation and/or final information 10 days prior to the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020, please contact the local organising office on  The EPNS cannot be held for responsible for non-arrival of information.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your attendance after registration payment has been paid, you will not be eligible for a refund however substitutions of delegates may be accepted before the event. Contact for guidance.

We will do our best to ensure that the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 goes ahead, but we reserve the right to cancel at any time. Where we are forced to cancel the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 as a result of events arising which are outside of our control, we will offer a full refund of your EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 registration fee. HOWEVER, we will not meet the costs of any pre-booked accommodation or travel. If you wish to cancel your attendance at the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 you must do so by contacting

We recommend you DO NOT BOOK ANY TRAVEL UNTIL AFTER THE SEPTEMBER 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT AND take out appropriate travel insurance.

Although substitutions may be accepted by notifying  prior to the event (as set out above), non-arrivals will be liable for the full fee of the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020.

Changes to EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 programme
Although we will do our best to follow the published programme in the stated venue, we reserve the right to make changes (including the venue, the guest speakers and the times of their presentations). If any such changes are made, no refund of the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 fee shall be made.

Photographs and videos may be taken on-site capturing material that may be used for future marketing and promotional purposes via the EPNS website and EPNS social media platforms. By completing this registration form, you are accepting that if photograph(s) and/or video footage are taken of you at the event, the EPNS owns the right to use the materials. Email  if you have any concerns.

Personal Data
By completing this online registration form, you are agreeing for your details to be shared with the EPNS Membership Secretary and any relevant members of the EPNS Central Eurasia Workshop 2020 faculty/organisation team. Your details will not be shared with any third-party company apart from the local venue and their partners. Email   if you have any concerns.

The EPNS and local venue accepts no liability for death, illness, injury, any loss, cost or expense suffered by any person (including accompanying persons). Please take out appropriate insurance.