In memoriam: Doug Cochrane, 1950-2024

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Doctor and Professor David Douglas Cochrane. Doug, as he was widely known, leaves an enduring legacy of inspiring all who worked with him to be better, and inspiring institutions to become better versions of themselves. He was born in Cambridge, Ontario, […]

ISPN 2024 – Introducing abstract awards

At our 50th Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, we are introducing the Young Scientist’s Best Abstract Awards. These awards aim to recognize the best presentations in four categories: Best platform presentation Best flash presentation Best oral poster presentation Best nursing presentation Abstract submission deadline: April 12, 2024 Award recipients will receive complimentary registration for the […]

ISPN Young doctors webinar series – Module 2: epilepsy surgery

Registration is now open for the 2nd module in our ISPN Young doctors education course series! This module will take place on Friday 26 January 2024, 17:00-19:00 CET and will cover the topic epilepsy surgery. We have 4 international speakers lined up that will cover a broad spectrum of topics in this area! Find out […]

ISPN 2027 – Call for bids is open

The Call for Bids process to host the 53rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery – ISPN 2027 is now open. Who can put in a bid proposal Bids will be accepted from any active individual ISPN member who has the ability to serve as the Annual Meeting Chair. If there is […]

Save the date for ISPN 2024

We are so pleased to invite you to the 50th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery – ISPN 2024 in Toronto, Canada, October 13-17, 2024. The occasion of this 50th Annual Meeting is a milestone event, and we look forward to welcoming the pediatric neurosurgery community from all over the world to […]

PESIG publishes first paper

We are proud to announce that our PESIG group has now published its first paper in Child’s Nervous System: ‘The Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Interest Group (PESIG) under the auspice of the ISPN Research Committee: Availability of relevant technology and geographical distribution’. This first paper aims to introduce PESIG and to analyze geographical differences of epilepsy surgery and […]

Announcing series 2 of our ISPN Young doctors education course

In 2022, the ISPN Education Committee launched a webinar series in collaboration with the World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS), the WFNS Education and Training Committee, the World Congress of Neurosurgery for Medical Students and Medical Residents (WCNMSMR) & the Pediatric Neurosurgery Committee of the WFNS. This webinar series focused towards medical students, residents and trainees, provides […]

ISPN Call for nominations – Executive Board 2023-2024

As members of the ISPN, you are at the heart of what makes our association great. Your passion, expertise, and dedication have contributed to our success over the years, and now, we invite you to take your involvement to the next level. We want to encourage you to become more active within the ISPN and […]

ISPN Business Meeting 2023 – Wednesday 18 October

The ISPN Business Meeting 2023 will take place during ISPN 2023 on Wednesday 18 October 2023, 14:25-15:25 Chile time in Hall A of the Sheraton Miramar Hotel & Convention Center in Viña del Mar, Chile. Our members are invited to join us for this important annual gathering where we will provide an update on ISPN activities […]

ISPN 2023 – Limited space available at our pre-congress courses

At ISPN 2023 we will be hosting two pre-congress courses on Sunday, October 15, 2023, with a Craniofacial course taking place in the morning and a Neuroendoscopy course in the afternoon. Registration is free of charge for ISPN 2023 participants, and we recommend registering as soon as you can, as there is limited space available […]

Neuroradiology teaching webinar – Join us on 30 June!

Join us on 30 June for the final module of our first series (module 12) of the ISPN Medical students, residents & trainees education course! The topic of this module is Neuroradiology – Imaging on CNS in children – Friday 30 June 17:00-19:00CEST Moderators Nelci Zanon (Brazil) | Jeffrey Blount (United States) | Noor UI Huda […]

ISPN 2023 virtual Nursing symposium – Join us for this year’s symposium!

Join us for this year’s ISPN Nursing Symposium! After a successful online edition in 2022, this year’s ISPN Nursing symposium will again take place in virtual format. The online format will allow nurses globally to join the symposium. This year’s symposium will take place on Monday 16 October. We invite you to submit your nursing […]

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