2018 Annual Meeting Overview

Mission: Neurosurgery

The 2018 CNS Annual Meeting breaks boundaries in delivering scientific discovery, interactive learning, and high-impact education directly relevant to your practice.

Mission: Neurosurgery celebrates the accomplishments of the teams who work diligently to achieve meaningful breakthroughs in neurosurgery. Through informative courses and scientific sessions, the meeting offers multiple opportunities to interact with bold new technology and explore cutting-edge neurosurgical procedures that will help you meet your daily challenges and deliver the best patient care.

The Marriott Marquis Houston will serve as the headquarters hotel for the 2018 CNS Annual Meeting.  Please make your hotel reservation via the CNS registration and housing site, which will open in mid-March.

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Important Dates

Early Bird Exhibitor Application Deadline: March 31

Resident Housing Opens: April 16

Advance Registration Deadline: September 6

2018 CNS Annual Meeting: October 6–10

Case-based Discussion Session Submission

Submit your challenging case by July 31 for the opportunity to be featured at one of the Case-based Discussion Sessions on October 8 and October 9.

There are 14 submission categories from which to choose. Each category is specific and targeted to a subspecialty topic. Check out the topics today and submit your most thought-provoking case.

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2018 Annual Meeting Committee


Ashwini D. Sharan, MD

CNS President

Brian L. Hoh, MD
Annual Meeting Chair

Alexander A. Khalessi, MD, FAHA
Scientific Program Chair

Nader Pouratian, MD
Vice-Scientific Program Chair

Visa Information

We urge you to apply early for your visa. The U.S. State Department advises that an application for a temporary visa to enter the United States requires a longer processing time than in past years. The decision to grant visas belongs solely to the embassy or consulate. 

To request a visa letter, please fill out and submit this form.

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Become a Corporate Sponsor

Build relationships with leading neurosurgical experts as well as with the next generation of neurosurgical leaders.

Whether you are looking to exhibit, or have an increased presence through Sponsorship and Advertising, learn more here.

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