The NISALS process was initiated by Martin Turner in Oxford in 2010. He invited all interested parties from Europe and North America to participate to this first Symposium and Workshop for all people interested in using neuroimaging techinques to study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and motor neurone diseases.

Since then, a number of symposia were held in centers all over the world:

2010 1st NISALS Symposium Oxford

2011 2nd NISALS Symposium Jena

2012 3rd NISALS Symposium Miami

2013 4th NISALS Symposium Milano

2014 5th NISALS Symposium Leuven

2015 6th NISALS Symposium Orlando

2016 7th NiSALS Symposium Dublin

2017 8th NiSALS Symposium Boston

2018 9th NiSALS Symposium Edinburgh/Glasgow

Upcoming: 2019 10th NiSALS Symposium Oxford