Register Online

Online registration is easy, quick and the most secure way to register for the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting. Complete the AANS Online Registration Form using a credit card for payment.

Registration Via Fax or Postal Mail

If you prefer not to register online, complete the relevant registration forms listed below:

Submit completed forms via fax or postal mail to the appropriate number or address listed below.

Registration must be accompanied by payment via check or credit card. For wire transfers or questions regarding the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, call 224.563.3171 or

Fax Registration


Postal Mail Registration

AANS Registration Department
c/o CompuSystems
2651 Warrenville Rd
Suite 400
Downers Grove, IL 60515

All registrants will be sent a confirmation letter by email, fax or mail confirming enrollment in courses within 48 business hours of receipt of registration forms. If you have any questions after reviewing your confirmation letter, please call the AANS Registration Department at 224.563.3171 or email

Registration Fees

Members of the Federación Latinoaméricana de Sociedades de Neurocirugía (FLANC) and the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS) register at discounted AANS member rates, thanks to a collaboration with the AANS for the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.

The registration fee will be based on your membership status as of February 1, 2019. Please note: if you are currently not a member of the AANS, it takes approximately eight weeks to process an application depending on the membership category for which you are applying. For more information on joining the AANS, visit Having a MyAANS account does not mean you have started the membership application process.

On or Before 3/1/2019

After 3/1/2019

AANS Neurosurgeon Member (901)



AANS Retired Lifetime Member (927)



Non-member (902)



AANS Military Neurosurgeon Member1 (905)



Resident/Candidate Member (906)



Resident/Candidate Non-member2 (908)



Medical Student Member (929)



Medical Student Non-member3 (971)



Advanced Practice Provider Member (978)



World Bank Designated Countries7



Advanced Practice Provider Non-member4 (979)



Allied Member (928)



Allied Non-member5 (910)



Commercial Press6 (915)



  1. The AANS offers Military Neurosurgeon Members complimentary housing at one of the official AANS hotels, if he or she is eligible to accept it. If the offer can be accepted, contact the AANS Meetings Department at 847.378.0500 or to reserve your complimentary housing. You must be registered to for the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.
  2. All non-member residents and fellows currently enrolled in a training program need to upload a letter from his or her training program director.
  3. Every medical student must upload his/her current medical student ID card.
  4. Advanced practice providers (APPs), nurse practitioners (NPs), nurses and physician assistants (PAs) must upload medical credentials.
  5. This registration category is for surgical technicians and neurosurgical administrative staff, including data coordinators, chart abstractors, registrars and call center staff. To be eligible, provide a current surgical technician certificate or license or a letter on neurosurgical business letterhead stating your role within the practice.
  6. The commercial press category encompasses those writers and editors who represent for-profit publications circulated among the medical device industry and the business community. Their purpose of attendance at the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting is to network and highlight the activities of device or pharmaceutical companies. Business, medical device and manufacturing publications that do not contain editorial content related to the scientific program (research) presented at the meeting fall into the category of "commercial press" publications. In addition, to qualify for this registration category, you must be on the editorial staff of the publication you represent. Sales or marketing personnel do not qualify for this reduced-fee registration category.
  7. Every individual applying for the World Bank Designated Countries registration rate must provide a photocopy of his/her passport.

Guest Registration

A medical attendee can bring ONE guest to the meeting. Guests cannot earn CME credits nor can they register in advance for Breakfast Seminars, Practical Clinics or other ticketed courses. Guests are not eligible to attend cadaveric courses. Presenters of any kind are not eligible to register as a guest.

AANS Online Meeting Recordings

2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting registration includes free online access to the full compilation of recorded meeting content. Nearly 400 presentations are planned for 2019 and will be available to stream online. All recorded content will be available online for one year.


Requests for cancellation of meeting and/or guest registrations and all ticketed events must be received in writing at the AANS no later than March 18, 2019, in order to receive a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Requests for cancellation received between March 19, 2019, and April 4, 2019, will be charged a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after April 5, 2019. Cancellation requests may be faxed to 708.344.4444 or mailed to AANS Registration Department, c/o CompuSystems, 2651 Warrenville Rd., Suite 400, Downers Grove, IL 60515 or emailed to