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Virtual Meeting
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28th September - Neuroradiology in Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery in Translation Abstract submission is open for the upcoming EANS2021 Annual Congress, which will be held in Hamburg, Germany from 3 to 7 October 2021! Don’t miss the opportunity to present your research and outcomes and have substantive conversations with peers! The Congress Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts for oral, video, oral e-poster or e-poster presentation. Consult the Abstract Topics and submit your work by March 8th, 2021! Please visit the congress website through this link and find out more info about the submission process. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by May 10th, 2021. For further information on the congress please visit the congress website and for more on the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) go to

Thursday 14th & Friday 15th October 2021 Brief description of event and who it is aimed at (no more than 50 words Aimed at neurosurgical trainees & neurosurgical nurses The course is very ‘hands on’ with lots of ‘operating’. In addition to basic positioning and approaches, we cover a variety of different flaps, burr hole procedures, ICP monitoring, Stealth image guidance system, basic endoscopy, and some paediatric approaches using ‘paediatric Rowena’. Venue name Trent Simulation & Clinical Skills Centre at QMC Venue Address Postgraduate Centre, QMC Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Nottingham, NG7 2UH

19-20 November 2021. Online event. The London Neuromonitoring and Brain Mapping International Course will attract individuals from a variety of specialities including neurosurgeons, neurophysiologists, neurologists, professionals in neuromonitoring, general practitioners, anaesthetists, nurses, researchers and those with an interest in intraoperative neuromonitoring and brain mapping. It provides the attendees with a unique approach whereby both the neurophysiologist and the neurosurgeon deliver the teaching side-by-side giving a realistic environment and extensive knowledge into the daily workings of the operating theatre.

The course will be delivered via informal lectures and action learning sets covering the different facets of neurosurgical complications and how the trainee could deal with them. Attendees will be provided with an opportunity to discuss their personal experience of complications with senior faculty members as well as learning from a simulation. The programme below outlines the topics to be covered during the day. Speakers will have freedom to direct each of the talks as they see fit. This course is aimed at ST1-ST8 Neurosurgical Trainees. Focused on Probity and Ethics (Medical Error) of the Neurosurgical Curriculum.

BNES are extremely excited to announce our 2nd Annual Meeting! The meeting will feature keynote speakers, research presentations, and round table discussions around the topic of neuroendoscopy. The meeting also provides a fantastic opportunity for delegates to share their research within the field. Abstract submissions welcome – deadline 1st October 2021. National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG.

International Convention Centre
All Day
26-28 November 2021 - The SSA is proud to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge and strengthen friendships amongst those who work in the complex and challenging field of spinal disorders.

Last Updated: 17 September 2021

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