The American Academy Of Neurological Surgeons’ Annual Scientific Meeting Convenes In New Orleans, April 28-May 2


The American Academy of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) will welcome more than 3,000 neurosurgeons and other neuroscience professionals to the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for the AANS Scientific Meeting, April 28-May 2. The meeting will feature educational seminars, peer-reviewed abstracts and industry specific exhibits.

The Opening Ceremonies will feature Hurricane Katrina relief coordinator, Lt. General Russel L. Honoré, and former NBC journalist for New Orleans Channel 6, Norman Robinson as well as the following leaders: Bill Cassidy, Louisiana senator; Tommy Cvitanovich, owner of Drago’s Seafood; Bennet deBoisblanc, professor of medicine and physiology at Louisiana State University School of Medicine; Arnie Fielkow, chief executive officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans.

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AANS is a scientific and educational association with more than 10,000 members worldwide. AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. Fellows of the AANS are board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery, A.C.

The 2018 AANS Scientific Meeting will mark the second time the organization has met in New Orleans. Previously, the Annual Scientific Meeting was held here in 2013. This year, the projected economic impact is estimated to be nearly $3.8 million.

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO), Hall H

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Saturday, April 28-Wednesday, May 2, 2018



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Monday, April 30-Tuesday, May 1: 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Wednesday, May 2: 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

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