CNS Xperience Lounge

Relax on one of our cozy couches or connect with your colleagues anytime during Exhibit Hall hours! Grab a latte and see what’s next on your agenda via the CNS Meeting App or check out Digital Posters. Ask any membership questions you might have and get answers from our friendly staff. The CNS is here to make your meeting experience the best it can be. Plus, CNS merchandise will be available for purchase.

Visit NEUROSURGERY® Publications and pick up the latest copy of the journal, watch demos of the Surgeon’s Armamentarium, listen to Neurosurgery Speaks!, or chat with journal staff. 

Make time on your schedule to meet with the winning authors of the Neurosurgery Paper of the Year Awards, featured speakers, and Honored Guest, Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD. Books by our speakers will be available for purchase, so don’t miss a chance to get yours signed. There are also opportunities to see presentations from the Innovator of the Year finalists—and vote for your favorite.

Continue the conversation with the CEOs of some of the country’s most prominent hospitals, experience daily live surgery via telemedicine technology, watch Educational Update Sessions, and more.

Need a break? Join us Monday and Tuesday afternoons for wine, beer, and snacks.

Monday, October 8

9:45 am: Meet Honored Guest Robert H. Rosenwasser, MD

9:45–10:45 am: Meet Neurosurgery Paper of the Year authors

10:00–10:30 am: Live Surgery on the Presentation Stage

12:15 pm: Book signing with Walter E. Dandy speaker Laird Hamilton

1:45–2:45 pm: Snacks, wine, and beer

2:00­–2:30 pm: Innovator of the Year Presentations

Tuesday, October 9

9:45–10:45 am: Meet Neurosurgery Paper of the Year authors

10:00–10:30 am: Live Surgery on the Presentation Stage

12:15 pm: Meet and speak with the CEO Panel

12:15 pm: Book signing with Graham T. Allison

1:45–2:45 pm: Snacks, wine, and beer

2:00­–2:30 pm: Vote for the Innovator of the Year

Wednesday, October 10

9:45 am: Book signing with David Eagleman

9:45–10:45 am: Meet Neurosurgery Paper of the Year authors

10:00–10:30 am: Live Surgery on the Presentation Stage

12:15 pm: Meet Featured Speaker Hugh Herr