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Joint Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SSNS) and Swiss Society of Neuroradiology (SSNR) 2018

TBD Lugano | Lugano, SWITZERLAND
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Title: Joint Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SSNS) and Swiss Society of Neuroradiology (SSNR) 2018
Specialty: Neurosurgery
Dates: From May, 24, 2018 to May, 25, 2018
Location: Lugano, SWITZERLAND
Type: Meeting
Registration Cost: From 350 to 550 USD
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Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear colleagues

On behalf of the Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SSNS), the Swiss Society of Neuroradiology (SSNR) together with the Association of Neurosurgical nursing staff Switzerland (IG-NOPPS) and the Scientific Program Committee, we warmly invite you to attend this year’s Joint Annual Meeting in Lugano, Southern Switzerland.

The Joint Meeting will take place in the Palazzo dei Congressi from Thursday, May 24 to Friday, May 25, 2018 and will be framed by hands-on workshops in the EOC Lugano on Wednesday afternoon, May 23 and Saturday morning, May 26 to offer clinically relevant and interactive education.

The outstanding and highly interdisciplinary program comprises joint keynote lectures as well as free communications selected from abstracts. Main topics will include:

Spine tumors

Spinal technological frontiers


Emergencies in posterior fossa

Besides the scientific program, the congress also provides ample space for networking and to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with colleagues and friends. We wish you a successful and satisfactory stay, and thank you for your attendance and contributions.

Looking forward to seeing you in Lugano.

PD Dr. med. Oliver Hausmann, Luzern: President SSNS

Prof. Dr. med. Luca Remonda, Aarau: President SSNR

Prof. Dr. med. Michael Reinert, Lugano: Co-President Scientific Committee SSNS

PD Dr. med. Alessandro Cianfoni, Lugano: Co-President Scientific Committee SSNR

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Late Registration From: 2018-01-11 To: 0--
On site Registration

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


** Albergo Pestalozzi

At the Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano a friendly and efficient team, attractive rates, renovated rooms with – depending on the category a view of the lake - await you in a modern, well-kept atmosphere.

*** Hotel Zurigo

The rooms "Standard" and "Superior" with shower/WC, telephone directline, cable TV, radio and Internet Wireless. The "Superior" rooms are air-conditioned and have mini bar. Fire alarm system in all otel rooms, car parking facilities, elevator direct to the hotel.

**** Hotel Lugano Dante

The only four-star hotel in the center of Lugano offers six different types of rooms, some furnished in a classical stayle while other feature a more modern look.

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Submission Info
Abstract submission deadline 2018-02-28
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be written in English.

The content of the abstract should be divided into "Aim(s)," "Methods," "Results", "Conclusions"  if applicable and is limited to 2500 caracters (title, author’s names, and affiliation excluded). 

Acknowledgements, references can be added in the separate field below the abstract content. 

References should be indicated using the following format: author name, journal name, year of publication, volume, starting page, without manuscript title e.g., (Smith AG. et al. J Fant 2002:79:567).

Abstracts can be submitted for posters or for oral communications or for both.

Abstracts that have been presented at a foreign congress during the last year, can be submitted again.

Abstracts that have been published in a journal cannot be submitted here.

Abstracts that have been submitted at an earlier SSNR or SSNS congress cannot be be submitted here again.

Abstract rating & Notifications

The submitted abstracts will be reviewed and rated by members of the society boards and the scientific committee.

Acceptance for posters and oral communications will be communicated to the corresponding/submitting author beginning of April 2018.


Accepted abstracts will be published in the 

Journal Clinical Translational Neuroscience.


Research price

Best poster

SYNS Science Slam Travel Grant


Peter Huber price

Best poster

 Award Ceremony

The Joint Award Ceremony will take place during the congress. 

Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen

Thank you for your interest in the Joint Annual Meeting 2018 of the Swiss Society of Neurosurgery (SSNS) and the Swiss Society of Neuroradiology (SSNR). 

In 2018, the Joint Annual Meeting SSNS / SSNR will take place in Lugano, Switzerland. We expect about 400 participants coming from the fields of Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology and Neurosurgical Nursing. 

This meeting offers a unique platform for medical and pharmaceutical companies as well as other related organisations, giving the opportunity to 

showcase and market the broad range of products and services to a specialised target group

get in contact with several decision makers of the involved associations

raise the awareness for your company and products through the acknowledgement as Partner and/or Exhibitor in the program and on the congress website

Therefore, your presence will be highly valuable. Please do not hesitate to contact us to get detailed information about the sponsoring possibilities for this congress.

Please note that in contrast to last year, the NeuroSpine Meeting and the SSNR Educational Course will be realised as separate meetings: 

01 March 2018, Kursaal, Bern

8th NEUROspine Meeting

Swiss Society of Neurosurgery

03 November 2018, Auditorium Ettore Rossi, Inselspital, Bern

SSNR Educational course 2018

Swiss Society of Neuroradiology

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information. 

We would be very happy to welcome you as Sponsor and Exhibitor at the Joint Annual Meeting 2018 and thank you in advance for your appreciated support.  

IMK - Institute for Medicine and Communication Ltd.

Harald Grossmann                    Carmela Cudemo

CEO                                              Congress Manager


For questions concerning sponsoring options, please contact 

IMK - Institute for Medicine and Communication Ltd.

Ms. Carmela Cudemo

Münsterberg 1

CH-4001 Basel

Phone: +41 (0)61 271 35 51


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