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Connected & Informed


We are the global leader in education and innovation with unparalleled educational opportunities. From presentations of original scientific breakthroughs at our Annual Meeting to specialized education courses, we offer the most advanced and comprehensive educational events.

2016 CNS Annual Meeting

The 2016 CNS Annual Meeting, September 24-28 in San Diego, California, is the premier forum for neurosurgeons and residents to gain a competitive edge by sharing best practices and learning about the newest procedures, approaches, and technologies in all neurosurgical subspecialties.

Participate in high-impact education to advance your practice, as you observe surgical techniques in action via telemedicine, simulation, and cadaveric demonstration, and participate in case-based discussions and hands-on practice of techniques. Plus hear from stellar guest speakers, including Steve Wozniak, Billy Beane, and Daniel James Brown!

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Live Courses

Gain hands-on experience, learn from experts in the field and network with your peers.

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Resident Courses

Our resident meetings offer neurosurgeons-in-training the opportunity to supplement learning with didactic and hands-on sessions. These provide the skills and techniques that enhance your learning.

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Our Sections and affiliated organizations offer a number of educational opportunities throughout the year. These meetings and courses span many neurosurgical subspecialties and interest groups, taking a deep dive into the topics relevant to each.

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Upcoming Meetings
August 18, 2016 to August 19, 2016
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Resident Courses
August 18, 2016 to August 21, 2016
Houston, TX
Resident Courses
August 19, 2016 to August 21, 2016
Palm Beach, FL
August 22, 2016 to August 27, 2016
Zurich, Switzerland
September 4, 2016 to September 8, 2016
Athens, Greece
International Meetings
September 23, 2016 to September 24, 2016
San Diego, CA
September 24, 2016 to September 25, 2016
San Diego Marriott Marquis
Live Course