Welcome

Dear colleagues

On behalf of the Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SSNS), the Swiss Society of Neuroradiology (SSNR) together with the Association of Neurosurgical nursing staff Switzerland (IG-NOPPS) and the Scientific Program Committee, we warmly invite you to attend this year’s Joint Annual Meeting in Lugano, Southern Switzerland.

The Joint Meeting will take place in the Palazzo dei Congressi from Thursday, May 24 to Friday, May 25, 2018 and will be framed by hands-on workshops in the EOC Lugano on Wednesday afternoon, May 23 and Saturday morning, May 26 to offer clinically relevant and interactive education.

The outstanding and highly interdisciplinary program comprises joint keynote lectures as well as free communications selected from abstracts. Main topics will include:

  • Spine tumors
  • Spinal technological frontiers
  • Brainstem
  • Emergencies in posterior fossa

Besides the scientific program, the congress also provides ample space for networking and to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with colleagues and friends. We wish you a successful and satisfactory stay, and thank you for your attendance and contributions.

Looking forward to seeing you in Lugano.

PD Dr. med. Oliver Hausmann, Luzern: President SSNS
Prof. Dr. med. Luca Remonda, Aarau: President SSNR
Prof. Dr. med. Michael Reinert, Lugano: Co-President Scientific Committee SSNS
PD Dr. med. Alessandro Cianfoni, Lugano: Co-President Scientific Committee SSNR