Inviting You to San Francisco

The theme for the 2014 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting is Expanding Neurosurgery. The 82nd AANS Annual Scientific Meeting takes place April 5-9, 2014, at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, and will include the presentation of scientific data in general and subspecialty section sessions as oral and electronic poster presentations. Please click on the video to the right and listen to AANS President William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FAANS, as he shares some of the details regarding the exciting educational programs, presentations and events taking place at this year’s event.


The 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting - Meeting App is
now available. To learn how to make the most of the AANS Meeting App click here.

Click here to view the 2014 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting Program Guide.

Click here to view the 2014 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting Program Guide, Invited Lecturers and Special Events guide, where you’ll find information on the Opening Ceremonies program, presenter biographies and much more.
Upcoming Registration Deadlines

March 3, 2014, will be the last day to save $100 on the Advance Registration fee! Click here to register.

The Registration Deadline for AANS' Official Housing is March 3, 2014. Click here to book through onPeak, our official housing partner.

New Breakfast Seminar Added! Tuesday, April 8, 2014: (In)Famous Neurological Injuries: Major Historical, Political, Cultural and Scientific Impacts. Click here to register.

Please check back on this site regularly for updates on registration, activities, speakers and much more. Some of the events planned for the 2014 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting include:

Special Lecturers
Cushing Oration: Clayton Christensen
Plenary Session II
April 8, 12:15-1:00 p.m.
Location: Moscone Center

Harvard Business School professor and widely regarded innovation expert Clayton Christensen has been selected as the Cushing Orator for the 2014 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting. In addition to being one of the world's leading authorities on business growth and development, Christensen is also a best-selling author. His most recent publication, How Will You Measure Your Life? addresses the topics of personal growth and career fulfillment in an engaging and inspirational manner.


Hunt-Wilson Lecture: Robert Gates
Plenary Session II
April 8, 9:48-10:29 a.m.
Location: Moscone Center

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and C.I.A. Director Robert Gates will present the Hunt-Wilson Lecture during the 2014 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting. Gates, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama, also has authored two memoirs about his service to eight U.S. presidents, including his recently released book Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, which offers a straightforward account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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