It is our great pleasure to announce the 45th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN), which will be held in Denver, USA on October 8-12,2017.
We live in an exciting time for neurosurgery, with tremendous strides coming in the technologies we apply in our practices and in our abilities to collaborate with each other to advance our field. Equally important are the insights we gain through intense interactions with scientists and clinicians in other disciplines. We hope to follow the precedent previous meetings by highlighting these advancements, with a lively and vigorous discussion of the state of pediatric neurosurgery, and how it can be strengthened.
The city of Denver is safe and vibrant, with a lively, large and walkable downtown. It was voted the “Best city to live in” this year, by U.S. News & World Report. The meeting hotel has superb facilities. Many of Denver’s best restaurants and attractions, including world class museums and the performing arts complex, can be reached on foot from the venue. Colorado is one of the most beautiful places in the USA and is home to some of its most famous national parks, including Rocky Mountain National Park, which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. The Denver International Airport is a major hub with excellent connections both nationally and internationally. The newly opened light rail train system will take conference participants straight from the airport to downtown. And October is one of the best times of year to visit Colorado and take advantage of the beauty of the state.
We will spare no effort to make your visit to Colorado an unforgettable one and invite you to join us in a program that will further all of our efforts to better the care we give to our young patients.
Michael H. Handler M.D. Professor, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine Chairman of the 45th Annual Meeting of the ISPN