Social Events

International Reception

Saturday, September 26
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans


Don’t miss the 2015 International Reception!
Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvers at this networking opportunity exclusively for our colleagues throughout the world. Taking place at the historic Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans.
All international attendees and their guests are invited to attend. Complimentary transportation from the Headquarter Hotel will be provided.

Opening Reception

Sunday, September 27, 2015
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Hilton Riverside New Orleans - Headquarter Hotel

Gather your friends and colleagues for live jazz music, cocktails, and New Orleans-inspired hors d’oeuvres at the Opening Reception. Kick off your Annual Meeting experience with this enjoyable networking opportunity.
See you there!

Resident Recruitment Social

Tuesday, September 29
5:45 – 6:45 pm
Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center

Come build relationships at this relaxed and informal networking event.

If you are within 2-3 years of completing your residency, this event is perfect for you! Establish a network of contacts with recruiters and practicing physicians who are looking to add to their practice.

ASSFN Resident Social Hour

Monday, Sept. 28
5:45 to 6:45 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Grand Salon D21

Wine and cheese reception

Interested in functional neurosurgery? Want to learn more about career development and fellowship opportunities? Please join us at the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN) Resident Social Hour.

We invite residents and fellows interested in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery to network with functional neurosurgeons in various stages of their careers and hear an expert panel discuss how to achieve career success and secure fellowships and faculty positions.

Please RSVP to

Young Neurosurgeons Luncheon

Tuesday, September 29
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Complimentary to the first 100 registered guests!
To request your ticket, add this event to your registration.

Residents, fellows, and young neurosurgeons are invited to a luncheon featuring guest speaker Dr. Nelson Oyesiku, who will discuss critical career and professional development opportunities, how to get published, how best to apply for research funding, and more.

Sponsored by Arbor Pharmaceuticals