At-A-Glance

Saturday, September 26, 2015
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Symposia 01: Neurovascular Update:  Evidence-Based Guidelines and Paradigm Shifts in Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
8:00 am – 4:00pm Full Day Practical Courses (PC01 – PC02)
8:00 – 11:30 am Morning Practical Courses (PC03 – PC07)
12:30 – 4:00 pm Afternoon Practical Courses (PC08 – PC14)
5:00 – 6:30 pm International Reception
6:00 – 8:30 pm Dinner Seminar (DIN01): New Innovations in Spine Surgery
  Dinner Seminar (DIN02): Managing Your Practice in a Changing Environment, the Transition from Volume to Value Based Care
Sunday, September 27, 2015
8:00 am – 3:00 pm Symposia 02: Neurovation
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Full Day Practical Courses (PC15 – PC16)
8:00 – 11:30 am Morning Practical Courses (PC17 – PC22)
12:30 – 4:00 pm Afternoon Practical Courses (PC23 – PC29)
1:30 – 4:00 pm Choice Abstracts: Spanning the Spectrum of Neurosurgery
4:30 – 6:30 pm General Scientific Session I
6:30 – 8:30 pm CNS Opening Reception
  Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Monday, September 28, 2015
7:00 – 8:30 am CNS Original Science Program – Section Sessions and Oral Presentations
9:00 – 11:30 am General Scientific Session II
11:00 am – 4:45 pm Exhibit Hall Open
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Live Surgery in the Exhibit Hall
12:30 – 2:00 pm Luncheon Seminars (M01 – M11)
12:20 – 2:00 pm Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposia
2:00 – 2:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break
2:30 – 4:00 pm CNS Resident SANS Challenge Preliminary Rounds
2:30 – 4:00 pm Hot Topics 1: Optimal Management for a Single Intracranial Metastasis: Radiation or Surgery?
2:30 – 4:00 pm Hot Topics 2: Cervical and Lumbar Adjacent Level Breakdown: Fusion or Not?
2:30 – 4:00 pm Controversy Session 1: ICH Management – The Role for Hemicraniectomy (Stroke and Trauma)
4:00 – 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break
4:30 – 5:45 pm Consensus Session I: Guidelines for the Management of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
4:30 – 5:45 pm CNS Original Science Program – International Neurosurgical Forum
4:30 – 5:45 pm 3-D Neurosurgery Session: Techniques to Advance Safety and Efficacy of Microneurosurery
7:00 – 9:30 pm Dinner Seminar (DIN03): GBM: Are Novel Paradigms Establishing a New Standard?
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
7:00 – 8:30 am CNS Original Science Program – Section Sessions and Oral Presentations
9:00 – 11:30 am General Scientific Session III
11:00 am – 4:45 pm Exhibit Hall Open
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Live Surgery in the Exhibit Hall
12:30 – 2:00 pm Luncheon Seminars (T12 – T21)
12:20 – 2:00 pm Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposia
2:00 – 2:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break
2:30 – 4:00 pm CNS Resident SANS Challenge Championship Round
2:30 – 4:00 pm Hot Topics 3: Liquid Biopsy: Advancements in Next-Generation Personalized Care for Brain Cancer
2:30 – 4:00 pm Hot Topics 4: The Role of LITT (Laser-Induced Thermal Therapy) in Epilepsy
2:30 – 4:00 pm Controversy Session 2: Persistent Pain After Lumbar Laminectomy – SCS vs. Redo Surgery and Timing of Spinal Epidural Abscess
4:00 – 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break
2:00 – 3:00 pm Annual Business Meeting
4:30 – 5:45 pm Consensus Session 2: Cervical Arthrodesis vs. Arthroplasty – To Fuse or Not to Fuse
4:30 – 5:45 pm CNS Original Science Program – Neurosurgical Forum
4:30 – 5:45 pm 3-D Neurosurgery Session: A Tribute to Yasargil: Global Microsurgery in 3-D
5:45 – 6:45 pm Resident Recruitment Social
7:00 – 9:30 pm Seminar (DIN04): Surgery vs. Conservative Care for Cervical Myelopathy
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
7:00 – 8:00 am Late Breaking Science
8:00 – 10:30 am General Scientific Session IV
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 – 11:30 am Exhibit Hall Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:15 am Live Surgery in the Exhibit Hall
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Luncheon Seminars (W22 – W28)
1:00 – 2:15 pm Hot Topics 5: Treatment for Facial Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
1:00 – 2:15 pm Hot Topics 6: CSNS Update: How to Navigate the Changing Socio-economic Environment of ACOs and the Cost of Surgery?
1:00 – 2:15 pm Controversy Session 3: Anticoagulation and Neurosurgery