Press Room

Welcome to the EAN Press Room

The European Academy of Neurology welcomes the interest of press in neurological issues and provides assistance to journalists attending the congress, or using the EAN website as a resource in their coverage, with pleasure.


The European Academy of Neurology (EAN) is Europe’s home of neurology. Founded in 2014, through the merger of two European neurological societies, EAN represents the interests of more than 45,000 individual members and 47 national institutional members from across the continent. This year, EAN celebrates its fifth year of fostering excellence in European neurology and will bring together more than 6,000 neurologists and related scientists to the biggest general neurology conference in Europe.

EAN Congress

At the 6th EAN Congress in Paris, France from May 23 to 26, there will be an exchange of knowledge and promotion of best practice, with a focus on the three fundamental challenges in dealing with neurological diseases: predict, prevent, repair. The EAN Congress will also cover all neurological diseases and disorders, including the big 7: epilepsy, stroke, headache, multiple sclerosis, dementia, movement disorders, neuromuscular disorders.

Abstracts and Embargos

Accepted abstracts are made available to the public online in advance of the EAN Congress and are published in a supplement of the June issue of the European Journal of Neurology. Information contained in those abstracts may not be released until the abstracts appear online. 


During the congress, journalists are welcome to use the Press Office.

Industry Press Guidelines

Please download the industry press guidelines here. (no link available)

Opening times


Photography Policy

As a general rule, professional filming, photography and audio recording is not permitted in congress sessions and in the exhibition. Photos taken by the official congress photographer will be made available on the EAN website.

Press Registration

Journalists who wish to attend the EAN Congresscan reqister for a press badge in advance (please contact press(at), or at the registration onsite at the congress venue.
Press registration is free of charge.

A valid Press ID or a Letter of Assignment (signed by the editor, on official letterhead of the press /media company) will be required to receive a badge.

If you have any queries, please contact press(at)