Neurosurgery United

Stronger Together

April 17-21, 2021 | Vancouver

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Abstract Deadline Extended to Nov. 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge unlike any neurosurgery has ever faced. To survive and thrive, our specialty must stand united. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting has always offered a forum to advance science and exchange ideas, and the need for this sense of community is now more critical than ever.

The theme of the 2021 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting is Neurosurgery United: Stronger Together. We hope you plan on joining us in Vancouver, as the latest science is presented and we map out the future of neurosurgery.


Be part of the innovative scientific programming at the 2021 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver. The Abstract Center closes Nov. 10, 2020 at 5 pm CT.

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Important Dates

Add these important dates to your calendar and plan to be a part of the 2021 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver.

  • Abstract Center Close: Nov. 10, 2020
  • Registration Open: Mid-January, 2021
  • Housing Deadline: March 17, 2021
  • 2021 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting: April 17-21, 2021
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Pediatric Neurosurgery & Neurotrauma Symposium

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AANS Welcomes International Partners

The AANS welcomes the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS) and Federación Lationamericana de Sociedades de Neurocirugía (FLANC) as collaborating societies at the 2021 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.

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Make plans now to exhibit in Vancouver to showcase your products and services to neurosurgeons and other healthcare professionals.

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