#AANS2020 Pre-Course
Third Comprehensive World
Brain Mapping Course

April 23-24, 2020 | Boston


The Third Comprehensive World Brain Mapping Course takes place April 23-24, immediately prior to the 2020 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston.

A distinguished international faculty present advances, advantages and practical issues in contemporary perioperative and intraoperative brain mapping applications in brain tumor and functional neurosurgery.

Honored Guest: Matthew Lambon-Ralph, PhD

Dr. Lambon-Ralph is professor of cognitive neuroscience at Manchester University. His research and clinical activities focus on combining and applying clinical and discovery science approaches to the exploration of memory and language as well as to multiple disorders in these domains. Currently, he leads the cross-disciplinary neuroscience and aphasia unit and is also associate vice president for research. Dr. Lambon-Ralph is well-known internationally and has received multiple awards, including the Presidents’ Award of the British Psychological Society in 2015.


Browse the online program to explore sessions and speakers.


Online registration is now open.

Fees and Deadlines

Registration fees are based on one's membership status as of Feb. 1, 2020.

Ittakes approximately eight weeks to process an AANS member application. For more information on joining the AANS, visit www.aans.org/Membership.

AANS Members

Category Through March 13 After March 13
AANS Member Physician $575 $725
AANS Member NP, PA or Resident $400 $500


Category Through March 13 After March 13
Non-member Physician $675 $825
Non-member NP, PA or Resident $500 $600

Hotel & Travel

Reserve a room today, as space is limited and rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served and space-available basis. Be cautious of non-endorsed hotel re-sellers or direct sales; onPeak is the only official hotel provider for this event.

Discounted hotel rates end March 27, 2020.

Attendees receive a 4% discount off American Airlines published fares (exceptions apply). Discount Code: 8640BM


The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AANS designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe both the anatomic and functional anatomy of eloquent cortex.
  • Explain applications for brain mapping in treating neurosurgery pathologies.
  • List the indications and potential pitfalls of cortical stimulation mapping techniques.
  • Describe areas of developing research in brain mapping techniques and technology.