The conference, hosted by the Children’s Trust, this year focuses on ‘building the future of childhood brain injury: where do we go from here?’.

Professor Vicki Anderson (pictured), director of clinical sciences research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Australia, will speak at the event on 6 September at London’s Royal Society of Medicine.

The internationally-renowned paediatric neuropsychologist has over 30 years of experience in the field.

Also speaking at the event is Dr Stacy Suskauer, research scientist and co-director of the Centre from Brain Injury Recovery at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in the USA.

Other speakers include Dr Suzanna Watson, consultant clinical psychologist and lead for paediatrics neuropsychology services at the Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. Further speakers will be announced in due course.

The conference aims to bring together the industry’s leading clinical professionals, utilising and reporting on the latest evidence-based research in the field of brain injury.

Delegates will have the opportunity to network with expert clinical professionals, including consultants, doctors, surgeons, nurses, therapists and medico-legal practitioners.

Dalton Leong, chief executive of The Children’s Trust, said: “Since its launch in 2017, The Children’s Trust’s National Brain Injury Conference goes from strength to strength and this year is no exception. The conferences have provided an invaluable insight into childhood brain injury and rehabilitation; and attract top professionals from across the world.

“This year, with such brilliant speakers and over 250 industry professionals expected to attend, our conference is set to be an inspiring event for those working with children and young people with brain injury.”

The conference will be delivered in partnership with Irwin Mitchell and early bird tickets are available until 15 April 2019 at £175.00 per person.

Thereafter, tickets will cost £199.00 per person. Click here to book a place.