Your registration fee includes:

  • One ticket to the Opening Reception on Sunday, September 27, 2015
  • Admission to General Scientific Sessions, Sunday through Wednesday
  • Original Science Program to include Oral Presentations, Choice Abstracts, Neurosurgical & International Neurosurgical Forums, Digital Posters, and Late Breaking Abstracts
  • Live Surgeries in the Exhibit Hall
  • Consensus, Hot Topic, and Controversy Sessions
  • Section Sessions
  • Exhibit Hall Access, Monday through Wednesday

Register Online


Registration Fees
Registration Type Advance Registration After
August 27, 2015
Active (Domestic & International) $685 $785
International Vista $685 $785
Associate*** $685 $785
Active Duty Military $0 $0
Armed Forces (Guard/Reserve/Retiree) $475 $575
Transitional $685 $785
Resident (Domestic & International) $150 $250
Fellow (Domestic & International) $200 $300
Senior $370 $470
Medical Student $0 $0
Affiliate† $300 $400
Neurosurgeon $950 $1,050
Physician (MD, DO, etc.) $950 $1,050
Non-physician (Clinical Researcher/Scientist) †† $950 $1,050
Neurosurgeon (Faculty) $785 $885
Resident* $285 $385
Fellow** $300 $400
Medical Student $250 $350
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant/Nurse/ Advanced Practice Provider $500 $600
Corporate Representative††† $1,250 $1,350

Non-Member registration categories are open to domestic and international registrants.

* All non-member Residents must have their Program Director sign registration form. If registering online, a letter from your Program Director certifying that you are a Resident in a neurosurgical training program must be faxed to 972-349-7715 or e-mailed to within one week of completing registration.

** All non-member Fellows must attach a letter from their Chief of Service verifying Fellow status within one week of completing registration.

*** Associate category includes physicians and/or scientists who are not neurological surgeons but have shown distinction in a neurosurgically-related discipline.

† Affiliate category includes allied health professionals involved in neurosurgical related patient care, teaching or research, such as Physician Assistant, Physician Extender, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner and Non-Nurse.

†† Non-Member/Non-Physician category is limited to scientists, engineers, etc. involved in neurosurgical research and/or product development not affiliated with an exhibiting company.

†††Corporate representatives attend for education only. They must not conduct sales activities in the meeting space, nor influence content in any way. Solicitation of medical attendees is strictly prohibited.

Important Dates
Thursday, August 27 Advance Registration Discount and Housing Deadline
Thursday, September 3 Last day to cancel registration in order to receive a full refund, less $100 processing fee
Wednesday, September 16 Last day to make any hotel changes or cancellations through the CNS Housing provider:
Phone: 800-931-9543 or
International: 972-349-5539
Friday, September 18 Any hotel changes or cancellations must be made directly with the hotel from this date on. Individual hotel cancellation policies can be found on your original housing confirmation.
Registration Payment Information

Annual Meeting registrations are only processed with a valid credit card or check. Courses, seminars and event tickets are only available following payment. Once your registration is submitted, payment is processed immediately.

Registration Cancellation Policy
Full registration refunds, less a $100 processing fee, will be granted if written requests for cancellation are received by 5:00 PM CST on September 3, 2015. Course, seminar and event tickets will be refunded in full until September 3, 2015.  No refunds of any kind will be given after this date, regardless of cause. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.

Send requests to one of the following:
2015 CNS Annual Meeting Housing and Registration Center 
6100 W Plano Pkwy, Suite 3500 
Plano, TX 75093
Fax: 972-349-7715