Your registration fee includes:

  • Opening Reception on Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • General Scientific Sessions, Sunday through Wednesday
  • Scientific Program to include Section Sessions and Oral Presentations, Sunrise Science and Late-breaking Abstract Sessions, Guidelines Sessions, Case-based Sessions, Posters and Digital Posters
  • CNS Xperience Lounge
  • Live Surgeries
  • Exhibit Hall, Monday through Wednesday​

Register Online

Registration Fees
Registration Type Received on or Before September 6,2018 Received After
September 6, 2018
Active (Domestic) $750 $950
International $750 $950
Associate  $750 $950
Active Duty Military $0 $0
Armed Forces (Guard/Reserve/Retiree) $475 $675
Transitional $750 $950
Resident (Domestic) $150 $250
International Vista Resident $150 $250
Fellow (Domestic & Int'l.) $200 $300
Senior $450 $650
Medical Student $0 $200
Affiliate  $350 $550
Neurosurgeon $1,000 $1,200
Physician (MD, DO, etc.) $1,000 $1,200
Non-physician (Clinical Researcher/Scientist) * $1,000 $1,200
Neurosurgeon (Faculty) $850 $1,050
Resident ** $400 $500
Fellow *** $450 $550
Medical Student $250 $450
PA/Physician Extender $600 $800
Nurse $600 $800
Nurse Practitioner $600 $800
Corporate Representative † $1,250 $1,450
ANSPA Member †† $575 $675

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

*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.

**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 provide a letter from their Chief of Service verifying fellow status within one week of completing registration. It may be faxed to 972-349-7715 or emailed to

†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.

††Includes one year of CNS Affiliate membership in 2019 for ANSPA Members only.

Important Dates
Thursday, September 6, 2018 Advance Registration Discount and Housing Deadline
Thursday, September 13, 2018 Last day to cancel registration in order to receive a full refund, less $100 processing fee
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Last day to make any hotel changes or cancellations through the CNS Housing provider:

Phone: 800-931-9543 or
International: 972-349-5539
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 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 13, 2018. Course, seminar, and event tickets will be refunded in full until September 13, 2018. 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:
2018 CNS Annual Meeting Housing and Registration Center
6100 W Plano Pkwy, Suite 3500
Plano, TX 75093
Fax: 972-349-7715