IMSCOGS brings together researchers and health professionals with an interest in cognition in MS and all related areas. This includes the natural history of cognition in MS, measurement of cognitive performance, how it links to disease and MR variables, assessment and management of cognitive impairments, and other psychological, social and medical factors that relate to cognition. The annual international conferences are a forum for current research and innovation in MS cognition and provide a supportive educational experience for young researchers. IMSCOGS drives the research agenda for cognition in MS. It also contributes to health policies and guidelines at national and international levels in relation to cognition in MS.