Scientific Program

Scientific Program

INS 2024 Scientific Program

Our carefully curated scientific program spans a broad array of topics, designed to enlighten, inspire, and provoke discussion among the world's leading experts, clinicians, researchers, and emerging talents in the field.

Explore the latest advancements in neuromodulation

* Updated as of 11 April 2024
** Subject to change
INS 2024 Program at a Glance

INS 2024 Interactive Program

Key Highlights

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation: From Pain to Inflammatory to Post-Viral Symptoms

Explore the therapeutic potential of direct stimulation of brain vasculature and transcranial direct current stimulation for managing inflammatory and post-infection disorders.
Featured Speakers: Marom Bikson, Giuseppina Pilloni, Hamad Ekhtiari, and others share insights on addiction medicine, pain management, and long-term COVID-19 effects.

The Full Spectrum of Neuromodulation Therapies

Attendees will experience a series of transformative plenary sessions that illuminate the forefront of neuromodulation. From exploring the future of brain-machine interfaces and the impact of big data and AI in neuromodulation, to delving into the efficacy of neuromodulation in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and chronic pain, these sessions provide unparalleled insights.

The Full Spectrum of Neuromodulation Therapies

Sessions Covering: Spine mechanisms, neuromodulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression, and strategies for post-stroke rehabilitation.
Featured Technologies: Learn about high-definition tDCS, spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation techniques pushing the boundaries of treatment.

Advanced Topics in Neuromodulation

Cutting-Edge Research: Discover the latest on low-intensity ultrasound neuromodulation, sub-threshold neuromodulation, and the implications for epilepsy surgery and chronic pain management.
Giant of Neuromodulation Award: Join us in celebrating excellence in neuromodulation research and clinical practice. As well as, Champion of the INS Award and Best Abstract Awards.

Experience a diverse range of session types

At INS 2024 you will have the opportunity to engage in a diverse array of session formats designed to cater to a wide range of interests and learning styles.

Plenary Sessions

High-level overviews on critical advancements and emerging trends in neuromodulation. Feature keynote addresses from leading experts in the field, covering topics such as “The Future of Brain Machine Interfaces,” “Big Data and AI in Neuromodulation,” and the efficacy of neuromodulation in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). During these sessions, participants will be able to ask the speakers questions using the ‘Ask the Speaker’ function on the congress App.  


Include workshops on advanced and basic tracks for nurses and healthcare professionals, focusing on patient selection, complication management, and advanced programming.

Poster Viewing and Exhibit Breaks

Opportunities for attendees to explore posters detailing recent research findings and to interact with exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies in neuromodulation.

Scheduled breaks throughout the congress facilitate networking and in-depth discussion among participants and presenters.

Award Ceremonies

Recognition of outstanding contributions to the field, including the presentation of the Giant of Neuromodulation Award, Champion of the INS Award, and Best Abstract Awards.

Celebrating achievements in research, clinical practice, and innovation in neuromodulation.

Breakout Sessions

Focused discussions and presentations on specific neuromodulation topics. Examples include sessions on noninvasive brain stimulation techniques for various conditions, from pain and inflammatory disorders to post-viral symptoms. During these sessions, participants will be able to ask the speakers questions using the ‘Ask the Speaker’ function on the congress App.  

Oral Presentations

Researchers present their latest findings in concise talks, offering insights into cutting-edge research and clinical advancements.

Sessions will feature presentations on a variety of topics, including spinal cord stimulation, neuromodulation for movement disorders, and neuropsychiatric applications.

Networking Events

Events designed to foster connections and collaborations among attendees, including the INS Opening Reception, the Young Neuromodulators’ Reception and a NeuroRun.

Special receptions, like the International Women in Neuromodulation Reception, highlight diversity and inclusion within the neuromodulation community.

Discussion Sessions

Structured debates and discussions on controversial or emerging topics in neuromodulation, such as the comparison of “Asleep” vs. “Awake” DBS techniques.

Facilitates lively interaction and exchange of ideas between panelists and attendees.

Harnessing the Power of the Nervous System

INS 2024 will offer an enriching, educational, and collaborative environment for all participants, ranging from seasoned professionals to those newly entering the field of neuromodulation.