Important Dates

2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in New Orleans, April 28-May 2. Plan to attend for the latest in neurosurgical science and hands-on training in clinical care. The theme for the 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, Neurosurgery: The Privilege of Service, seeks to remind attendees of the honor of practicing neurological surgery and the responsibility that comes with it.


Reserve Your Housing Today

Reserve your housing today for the 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. Reservations through the AANS’ Online Housing Bureau offer the lowest negotiated rates, convenient locations and shuttle service to and from the convention center.


The AANS Welcomes Its International Partners

The 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting features a collaboration with the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) and the Continental Association of African Neurosurgical Societies (CAANS). Members of EANS and CAANS who choose to attend the meeting will be able to register at the AANS member rate.


Submit Your Scientific Abstracts

The Abstract Center for the 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting is open through Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. Submitted abstracts are peer-reviewed and scored on scientific merit, originality and the relevancy to the field of neurosurgery. Accepted abstracts are assigned to be presented as either an Oral Presentation or E-poster.


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