The International Headache Congress

IHS and EHF joint congress 2021
Headache science to optimise patient care
8–12 September 2021

Conference Details

Welcome letter of the congress chairs

Abstract submission

Special thanks to all of you who have submitted your abstracts for the IHC 2021! We hope you are as excited as we are to see them being presented at the conference in September.

For those who didn't get to submit their research, there is still a chance!
You can submit late-breaking abstracts by 2 July 2021 that will then be presented orally during a special session on Sunday or as poster at the congress.

Please prepare your abstract in an extra e. g. Word-file and read the following information carefully before proceeding to the online submission form.

Submission guidelines

An abstract cannot be accepted, if the conflict of interest disclosure has not been completed on the submission form. If the presenter or one of the co-authors has a conflict of interest, this must be clearly stated. Please fill in this form and upload it as a PDF attachment to your abstract submission.

Conflict of interest template

Please submit your abstract via our online submission form.

Abstract submission system


• Covid-19 and headache
• Facial pain
• Industry sponsored clinical trials
• Headache classification
• Migraine acute therapy
• Migraine preventive therapy
• Tension-type headache
• Cluster headache and other trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias
• Other primary headache disorders
• Comorbidity of primary headaches
• Headache pathophysiology - basic science
• Headache pathophysiology - imaging and neurophysiology
• Post-traumatic headache
• Other secondary headache disorders
• Headache epidemiology, outcomes and burden
• Headache and gender
• Headache disorders in children and adolescents
• Genetics and biomarkers of headache disorders
• Psychological and behavioural factors and management
• Headache education for clinicians and patients
• Headache in history and the arts
• Neuromodulation for headache
• Big data
• Other

In case of any questions please reach out to

Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH
Stefan Regge
Carl-Pulfrich-Strasse 1
07745 Jena, Germany
Phone +49 3641 31 16-161
Fax +49 3641 31 16-243

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