ISPN visiting fellowships – Open for application!

After a pause of 2 years, ISPN is now re-opening the opportunity to apply for an ISPN visiting fellowship. To be eligible for this fellowship, you need to be professionally involved in pediatric neurosurgery, under 35 at the time of the fellowship, come from or go to a low or lower-middle income country, be an [...]

ISPN 2022 abstract submission deadline extended!

Good news! We are happy to announce that the abstract submission deadline for ISPN 2022 has been extended. Don’t miss this final opportunity to submit your abstract and have the chance to present before your peers at the congress in Singapore. Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 13 June 2022 Submit your abstract now > Top Reasons […]

ISPN 2022 meeting attendance scholarships – Open for applications

As we are preparing ISPN 2022 to take place as an in-person meeting, the application process for the ISPN 2022 meeting attendance scholarship is now open! The ISPN meeting attendance scholarship was established to encourage younger people from low and lower middle income countries (per World Bank classification) to attend & present at the ISPN […]

ISPN 2022 – Registration is open

We are pleased to announce that registration for ISPN 2022 is now open! Join us at the premier meeting in pediatric neurosurgery to exchange knowledge, connect with international colleagues and experts, and enjoy the beautiful city of Singapore. The social restrictions in Singapore are being lifted, which will allow all ISPN 2022 participants to mingle […]

ISPN statement on Russia-Ukraine

We, the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, are a professional organization dedicated to advancing the care of children with neurosurgical conditions and educating those responsible for delivering that care across the world. We are also an interconnected community of colleagues and friends across the world, including in Ukraine and Russia. As such, it is impossible [...]

Abstract submission is open for ISPN 2022!

We are pleased to invite you to the 48th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN 2022). Mark your calendar for 6-10 December 2022 and join us in Singapore to hear and exchange the latest research and advances in pediatric neurosurgery! We are eager to finally meet in-person again after three years […]

ISPN Clash of the Titans returns with episode XX on Friday, 21 January

The ISPN Clash of the Titans is back for episode XX! Join us on Friday, 21 January  2022, at 1PM GMT for the debate on: Teaching Pediatric Neurosurgery (after pandemic times) will change dramatically forever Titans Sandip Chatterjee (India) and Graciela Zuccaro (Argentina) will confront each other on this topic. The session will be moderated by ISPN President Rick […]

Virtual ISPN Business Meeting 2021 – Saturday 6 November

All active ISPN members are invited to join the ISPN Business Meeting 2021, which will take place during the ISPN 2021 Virtual Meeting on Saturday 6 November 2021, 17:00-18:00CET. As the Business Meeting will take place during the ISPN 2021 Virtual Meeting, members will need to register themselves for the meeting, even if they only […]

Announcing our next Clash of the Titans: Prophylactic surgery is indicated for split cord malformations

After a break of a few months, we are happy to annunce that our next ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar – Episode XIX – will take place on Friday, 8 October 2021, from 1PM GMT. This time the clash will cover the topic Prophylactic surgery is indicated for split cord malformations. Titans Eylem Öcal (United States) and Hakan […]

Michel Zerah (1956-2021)

It is with great sorrow that the ISPN members learned that our esteemed colleague Pr. Michel Zerah passed away.  He was a teacher of many and a friend of all of us. Michel was an internationally renowned pediatric neurosurgeon working in Paris, France at Necker Enfants Hospital. His outstanding lectures and presentations were highly appreciated  […]

ISPN announces the ISPN 2021 virtual meeting

Despite positive news from vaccination strategies, it is unfortunately clear that the Covid-19 pandemic is not over. Therefore the ISPN Executive Board had to again take a decision of postponing the 48th ISPN Annual Meeting for the health and safety of our members, participants, supporters, and staff. The 48th Annual Meeting of the ISPN will […]

ISPN 2022 – Save the date!

The ISPN Executive Board is happy to announce that new dates have been found to hold the 48th Annual Meeting of the ISPN, which has been rescheduled twice due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting is now scheduled to be held from 6-10 December 2022 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. We are confident […]