Invited Speakers

We are honoured to host a star-studded faculty, drawn from every continent, in Denver, USA.

Rick Abbott


​9 October 2017; 18:25-18:40

Wrap Up of the Day


Michael Bell    

11 October 2017; 08:00-08:15

Variation in Clinical Care of Severe TBI


11 October 2017; 09:00-09:15

Findings from the international multicenter study of pediatric TBI - ADAPT

Frederick Boop


​9 October 2017; 18:25-18:40

Wrap Up Session


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Amy Brooks-Kayal

11 October 2017; 08:30-08:45

From Mechanism to medicine: new therapies on the horizon to prevent post-traumatic epilepsy

Francesco Cardinale.JPGFrancesco Cardinale

09 October 2017; 08:20-08:40

Advanced imaging for perirolandic resections

Sergio Cavalheiro


​11 October 2017; 16:30-17:15

Round table discussion: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension


​12 October 2017; 10:50-11:00

The evolution of interferon as in the treatment of cystic cranippharyngioma

Sandip Chatterjee


​11 October 2017; 07:15-07:50

My approach to the cranio-cervical junction



Shlomi Constantini.jpg​Shlomi Constantini

​11 October 2017; 12:45-12:55

ISPN 2018


12 October 2017; 08:00-08:15

The international infant hydrocephalus study: nerodevelopment outcome of shunts versus ETV

Helen Cross.jpgHelen Cross

09 October 2017; 11:25-11:45

New ways forward in management of childhood epilepsy

Concezio DI ROCCO.png​Concenzio Di Rocco

​10 October 2017; 12:25-13:00

Round Table on Global Surgery

Sebastian Eibach.jpgSebastian Eibach

​10 October 2017; 11:10-11:25

Unjoined primary and secondary neural tubes: junctional neural tube defect, a new form of spinal dysraphism caused by disturbance of junctional neurulation

Anthony Figaji.jpgAnthony Figaji

​10 October 2017; 12:25-13:00

Round Table on Global Surgery

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Terry Fry

11 October 2017; 11:30-11:50

Immunotherapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors: Challenges and Opportunities

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Christopher C. Giza

11 October 2017; 08:15-08:30

Rules of the Game for Pediatric Concussions


11 October 2017; 08:45-09:00

Look and you will find: cEEG monitoring for early post-traumatic seizures

James T. Goodrich.jpgJames Goodrich

11 October 2017; 17:15 - 17:45

Pediatric neurosurgery: Dealing with giants, raconteurs, rogues and miscreants

William Harkness.jpg​William Harkness

​10 October 2017; 12:25-13:00

Round Table on Global Surgery


10 October 2017; 11:15

Presidential Oration


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Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic

10 October 2017; 08:00-08:20

Anesthesia and the developing brain: Is there a cause for concern?

Marianne Juhler.jpg​Mariane Juhler

​9 October 2017; 16:15-17:00

Clash of the Titans: High tech or low tech for CSF shunts: Does it make a real difference?

Robert F. Keating.jpgRobert F. Keating

​11 October 2017; 16:30-17:15

Round table discussion: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

John Kestle​

​9 October 2017; 16:15-17:00

Clash of the Titans: High tech or low tech for CSF shunts: Does it make a real difference?


Mark Kieran.jpgMark Kieran

11 October 2017; 11:10-11:30

Biology Driven Treatment and Re-Classification of Gliomas in the Era of Precision Medicine

​Conor Malluci

​9 October 2017; 16:15-17:00

Clash of the Titans: High tech or low tech for CSF shunts: Does it make a real difference?


Masahiro Nonaka.jpg​Masahiro Nonaka

​​9 October 2017; 10:20-10:40

In Memoriam talk about the late Dr. Yamasaki

Maximillian Nunez

09 October 2017; 11:05-11:25

Temporal lobe anatomy


10 October 2017, 07:15-07:50

Brainstem Anatomy - a 3D Journey

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Kristen Park

09 October 2017; 08:40-09:00

The implications of neurogenetics for epilepsy surgery

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David Polaner 

10 October 2017; 08:20-08:40

Anesthesia and human neurodevelopment: many questions with incomplete answers

​Harold Rekate

​9 October 2017; 16:15-17:00

Clash of the Titans: High tech or low tech for CSF shunts: Does it make a real difference?

Wan Tew Seow​

​11 October 2017; 16:30-17:15

Round table discussion: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Dominic Thompson.jpgDominic Thompson​

​12 October 2017; 10:50-11:05

Chiari I - is it an outdated diagnosis? 

Zulma Tovar-Spinoza.jpgZulma Tovar-Spinoza ​

​12 October 2017; 07:15-07:50

Laser intersitial thermal therapy - Applications, results and future in pediatric neurosurgery

Wolfgang Wagner.jpgWolfgang Wagner​

​11 October 2017; 17:45-18:00

Wrap up session

Michael Zerah​

​10 October 2017; 12:25-13:00

Round Table on Global Surgery

Graciela Zuccaro.JPGGraciela Zuccaro​

​11 October 2017; 16:30-17:15

Round table discussion: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension



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