#AANS2020 Pre-Meeting Symposium
Sonntag Symposium

April 25, 2020 | Boston


The Sonntag Symposium presents international experts, both neurosurgical and orthopaedic, in the realm of spinal surgery. The faculty of senior experts discuss mentorship, leadership, technical pearls, complication management and lessons learned, spanning four decades of patient care. Highly experienced surgeons also offer fresh insight into innovative technologies, including minimally invasive, navigation and robotic tools.


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.

It takes 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 $525 $625
AANS Member NP, PA or Resident $350 $450


Category Through March 13 After March 13
Non-member Physician $625 $725
Non-member NP, PA or Resident $450 $550

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 7.5 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:

  • Apply principles of spinal alignment, parameters and surgical methods to achieve results.
  • Review complications of spinal surgery, their management and prevention
  • Discuss current scoliosis, adolescent, adult and degenerative treatment.
  • Illustrate navigation techniques and how to implement them into practice.
  • Examine the current and future applications of robotics in spine surgery.
  • Present management and leadership concepts required for optimal health care.