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Oct
23

2016 Kobe, Japan Annual Meeting

Dear Colleagues and Friends, It is our great pleasure to announce the 44th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN), which will be held in KOBE on October 23-27, 2016. This is the third occasion for the Japanese Society for pediatric Neurosurgery (JSPN) to host this important meeting in Japan. The first […]

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Oct
04

2015 Izmir, Turkey Annual Meeting

It was a great honour and pleasure to host the 43rd Annual Meeting of the ISPN in Izmir, Turkey, between October 3-8, 2015. Even it was an unfortunate occasion that caused me to become the chair of an ISPN Annual Meeting, after 15 years from the Istanbul 2000 Annual Meeting, it was a wonderful and […]

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Nov
09

2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Annual Meeting

It was my great pleasure and honor to be the host of the 42nd ISPN Meeting in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. This was the second ISPN Meeting held in Brazil, 37 years after Gurujá, São Paulo. There were 413 registered participants and 100 were from Brazil. Forty-five countries were represented. The local Organizing Committee was […]

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Sep
29

2013 Mainz, Germany Annual Meeting

It was a great privilege, honour and joy to host the 41st Annual Meeting of the ISPN in Mainz, Germany, from September 29 to October 3, 2013. Almost 40 years after Würzburg 1976, this was the second ISPN congress in Germany, attended by nearly 550 participants from 46 countries. The main scientific topic was “Outcome […]

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Sep
09

2012 Sydney, Australia Annual Meeting

It was a great privilege and honour to host the 40th Anniversary of the ISPN in my home town of Sydney, Australia. The meeting was well attended with 313 registered participants, 83 accompanying persons and 75 registered trade representatives. 51 countries were represented and many were from developing nations. The Pre-meeting Course on “Surgical Approaches to the Brainstem” was well received by […]

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Oct
16

2011 Goa, India Annual Meeting

39th Annual meeting  of the International society for Pediatric Neurosurgery was conducted at the Hotel Grand Hyatt, Goa, India  from the 16th to 20th of October 2011 under the leadership of Paul Steinbok as the ISPN President and Chandrashekhar Deopujari as the Meeting Chairman.   The meeting was attended by 475 delegates.   There were 290 […]

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Oct
30

2010 Jeju Island, Korea Annual Meeting

The 38th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery was held from October 30 to November 4, 2010 in Jeju Island, the famous tourist attraction in Korea. As a chairman of the ISPN 2010 meeting, I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincere appreciation to 427 participants from 36 countries. […]

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Oct
11

2009 Los Angeles, USA Annual Meeting

The meeting was held in Pasadena, a suburb of Los Angeles, at the beautiful Langham Huntington Hotel.  There were a total of 316 attendees from 34 different countries.  The prevailing world financial difficulties reduced the number in attendance to some degree. With the leadership of John Kestle, Chairman of the Scientific Committee, an excellent program […]

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Oct
12

2008 Cape Town, South Africa

We are honoured to have had the opportunity to host the 36th Annual Meeting of the Society in Cape Town from 12-16 October 2008. This was the first ever annual meeting to be held in Sub-Saharan Africa and was attended by over 400 neurosurgeons from 54 countries. The meeting was organized by a small committee […]

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