Programme Highlights

The preliminary Scientific Programme is now available. It results from the industrious work of the Scientific Committee, successively approved by the Executive Board.

Some explicative notes on its structure. The European natural vocation of the European Headache Federation (EHF) expresses itself on a series of official meetings with equal Scientific Societies, the European Pain Federation (EFIC), the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM), the European Society for Contraception and Hormone Replacement (ESCHR). An official meeting is also foreseen with the European Medicine Agency (EMA). The international liaisons of EHF are guaranteed by the presence of renowned not-EU based scientists.

The National Society that has the honour and the privilege to host the EHF Congress, the Italian Society for the Study of Headache (SISC), presents a parallel day of solid educational value.

The opening foresees, other than the historical EHF Lecture, an innovative lecture dedicated each year to one of the founding National Societies in order to recall their scientific contribution to this common EHF project in the last quarter of century. This year the SISC Lecture will open this series.

The Plenary Lectures will be followed by a cross-rereading of the topic, the Rejoinder. Further self-explicative contents are the Special Corner and the Basic Views.

An important early morning session is managed by the three working group of the EHF School of Advanced Studies (EHF-SAS): Junior Fellows will present the scientific products of their one-year formative path, chaired by their Tutors.

Young researchers and clinical physicians will find wide slots for both oral and e-poster presentations, with certain times for the discussion onsite.

The programme has been built collectively and with care. We hope it will be attractive as well.

Paolo Martelletti and Dimos-Dimitrios Mitsikostas

Congress Chairmen