American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2018 Biennial Meeting


Event Date: 

Saturday, June 2, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, June 5, 2018 (All day)

About the Event: 

The ASSFN 2018 Biennial Meeting is dedicated to the specialty of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. This meeting features the latest clinical applications and newest findings in the basic neurosciences. Learn from the leaders in the fields expanding the reach of functional neurosurgery. Discover how technology is influencing functional neurosurgery, and how these advances will impact the future of your practice.

  • Three Special Pre-meeting Courses 
  • Breakfast Seminar
  • Plenary Sessions cover the BRAIN Initiative, SPARC, neuromodulation, neuroethics, engaging industry, and more
  • Parallel Sessions in psychiatric neurosurgery, movement disorders, radiosurgery, pain, epilepsy, network modulation and connectomics, and technology
  • Non-CME sponsored breakfast and lunch sessions
  • Opening Reception and ASSFN Awards Ceremony
  • Oral Presentations and Poster Session with Wine & Cheese

Preliminary Program


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ASSFN 2018 Speakers:

Philip A. Starr, MD, PhD 
Honored Guest
UCSF Professor of Neurological Surgery
Dolores Cakebread Endowed Chair

ASSFN Meeting Speakers


Registration Rates

Registration Category

Before May 10

After May 10

Member Physician



Nonmember Neurosurgeon



Non-neurosurgeon Physician



Nonmember Physician: Join ASSFN and register (includes $300 membership application fee)



Associate Member



Nonmember Associate 



Nonmember Associate (PhD/RN/NP/PA): Join ASSFN and register (includes $160 membership application fee)



(must submit a letter from Program Director confirming status)



Grad Student/Post Doc
(must submit a letter confirming student status)




Abstract Center:

The abstract center is now open. Abstracts submitted will be considered for both oral and poster presentations. Submission Deadline: January 24, 2018.

Abstracts may not exceed 300 words and must include four areas:

  • Introduction - Should clearly state the problem and purpose of the study.
  • Methods - Should provide a description of what was actually done.
  • Results - Should contain the findings of the study.
  • Conclusions - Should be based upon the findings and relate to the stated purpose of the study and existing knowledge.





Become an Exhibitor:

Build relationships with leading neurosurgeons specializing in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery.

ASSFN Exhibitor Prospectus




Hotel Information:

Please follow this link to book your hotel room directly with The Westin Denver Downton. You may also make reservations by calling 888-627-8435 and reference the ASSFN 2018 Biennial Meeting.

Hotel Change/Cancellation Policy
The deadline date for new reservations is Thursday, May 10, 2018. The Westin Denver Downtown Please make any changes or cancellations directly with the hotel.

The Westin Denver Downtown 
1672 Lawrence Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
Phone: 303-572-9100