The only thing missing from the CNS Annual Meeting is You!

We’ve packed the program with essential content, engaging speakers, and exciting new course formats. But every year, some of the greatest value at the Annual Meeting comes from the contributions of our members. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the 2019 Annual Meeting through one of these great opportunities:

  • Submit your case to be featured at one of the Operative Techniques and Case-based Discussion Sessions on Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22. You’ll hear and see alternative, and sometimes opposing, management and surgical approaches that will immediately impact your practice and patient care. Visit to submit your case by July 31 and to see a complete list of submission categories.
  • Submit an Abstract – Wednesday, July 24 is the final day to submit a late-breaking abstract for presentation at the 2019 CNS Annual Meeting.
  • Have an innovation that will benefit the field of neurosurgery? Submit an application for the Innovator of the Year Award, open to individuals, companies, and programs. The top three finalists will present their innovation at the 2019 Annual Meeting and meeting attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the winner onsite. Submit your application by July 31 at
  • Submit a story for the Voices of Neurosurgery Story Slam – Share your personal experiences about wellness and managing burnout in neurosurgery during a special session in the Xperience Lounge on Tuesday, October 22. Visit to learn more.
  • Become a social media ambassador – The CNS is looking for a few neurosurgeon influencers to help us share throughout the Annual Meeting. Contact to learn more.
  • Interested in volunteering at the CNS Annual Meeting? Sign up for the Sargent at Arms program to help the Annual Meeting committee with onsite duties at a ticketed course and earn your course ticket for free. The SAA program is open to Residents and Fellows. Select your course during online registration.