2018 Spring Conference (Information Updated 4/20/18)

Mark your calendars for the MSET Annual Spring Conference to be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday May 19, 2018. This conference is geared to all neurodiagnostic technologists including students, those preparing for board exams, and experienced professionals seeking credits for recertification. Join us for this unique opportunity to learn new techniques, skills, and network with others. A complimentary continental breakfast and lunch is provided to all attendees.

ACE continuing education credits will be applied for through

ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society

Click on the Registration, Program Agenda, Location, and Lodging tabs below for additional information.

RegistrationProgram AgendaLocationLodging
Registration Options
  • Online via PayPal: Choose option (member, student, non-member, etc), enter name & credentials, then Add to Cart.
    • Select PayPal Checkout to login to your PayPal account.
    • Select Checkout (Pay without a PayPal account) to submit payment via credit card without a PayPal account.
  • Mail-In Registration – Mail to the address listed on form along with check/money order (registrations without payment not accepted)
  • Registration deadline is May 15, 2018 ($10 late fee May 16-19, including pay-at-door).
      • $65 – New/Renewing Member ($45 conference registration plus $20 annual membership)
      • $45 – Current Year Member (membership fee paid earlier this year)
      • $20 – Student Member (currently enrolled in allied health program)
      • $60 – Non Member

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    Attendee Name, Credentials

    The MSET annual membership (Jan-Dec) fee is just $20 and supports furthering our mission of providing affordable continuing education opportunities within the State of Michigan. Members receive discounted registration fee ($45 vs $60) to both spring and fall meetings and enjoy a unique opportunity to network with other neurodiagnostic specialists.

            • Select New/Renewing ($65 = $20 annual fee + $45 registration) if you’ve either been a member in the past or joining for the first time.
            • Select Current Member if you’ve already paid dues for current year.
            • Select Nonmember ($60) to attend conference without membership benefits.

          Cancellation requests submitted within three (3) days of conference date will be granted. Send request to gregmiller@msetinfo.org.

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45 am – 9:30 am

Drs. Ayman Haykal, MD (Director of Adult EMU, Spectrum Health) and Sanjay Patra, MD (Neurosurgeon, Spectrum Health)
Epilepsy Surgical Case Studies -journey into the whole patient experience from Phase I through ROSA-guided sEEG implantation to Neuromodulation treatment.

9:30 am -10:15 am

Epilepsy Surgical Case Studies continued

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Break – Vendor Display

10:45 am – 11:30 am

Dr. Angel Hernandez, MD (Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology, Spectrum Health
Pediatric Electroclinical Syndromes (Epilepsy Syndromes)

11:30 am – 12:15 pm


12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch & Annual MSET Business Meeting

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Andrew Kopka, BS, CNIM (Technologist, Spectrum Health)
Interesting Case Studies in IONM

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

Dr. Evan Tank, DO (Epileptologist, Spectrum Health)
Current topics in long term ICU monitoring

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm


2:45 pm – 3:30 pm


3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Technologist Panel Discussion (Supervisors, Technologist Leads, Directors, Technologists from health systems throughout Michigan)
Current topics in patient care – An interactive session with Q&A from MSET board members and attendees regarding process and procedures involving multiple modalities and issues facing technologists in Michigan and nationally

Program Agenda subject to change as speaker finalization are occurring.

  • 6 ASET-CEUs have been applied for this program through ASET – The Neurodiagnostic Society. 
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  • Courtyard by Marriott
    11 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI  49503

    • Located in the middle of the energetic Grand Rapids scene, the Downtown Courtyard by Marriott delivers choices and convenience for business and leisure travelers alike. From the welcoming lobby and the functional, relaxing rooms to the friendly service and city views, it’s a stay you’ll feel good about. This Downtown Grand Rapids Hotel features multiple spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to news, weather, maps, directions and city events via our 55 inch touch screen interactive GoBoard.
    • The highlight of our lobby experience is The Bistro, which provides guests fresh food offerings, a large choice of Starbucks beverages and crafted cocktails. A skywalk offers convenient access to Devos Place Convention Center, Van Andel Arena and dozens of restaurants and night clubs. The Courtyard Downtown also offers easy access to Downtown businesses and the various medical buildings.
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    • Courtyard by Marriott
      11 Monroe Ave NW
      Grand Rapids, MI  49503
      Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-901-6632
      Mention Spectrum Health/MSET when making reservation to receive discounted room rate of $167/night
      Online booking: https://book.passkey.com/e/49661509

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    • ****Updated**** 4/20/18 RESERVATIONS PROCESS & BOOKING WEBSITE

      A dedicated booking website has been created for your event so your guests will be able to make, modify and cancel their hotel reservations online, as well as take advantage of any room upgrades, amenities or other services offered by the hotel.

      To visit the website, please click the following link:

      If you wish to make reservations via phone please use the following dedicated Group Reservations phone numbers in order to make sure guests are able to access special block rates and ensure they book within the block. If you call the hotel directly they may be unfamiliar with our special block rates. Mention Spectrum Health/MSET and they will be directed to our block.

      Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-901-6632