85th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

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The Opening Reception will be on Sunday, April 23, from 7-9 p.m., at Microsoft Square at L.A. LIVE.

7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Practical Clinics (Half- or Full-day Sessions)


7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

International Symposium Join leaders from the AANS and various international neurosurgical organizations speaking in this year’s International Symposium. In addition to connecting with colleagues from around the world, attendees may also meet the 2017 International Lifetime Recognition Award recipient.


7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) Plenary Session Nurses, nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) attendees are invited to this full-day session with presentations on spine, pain, coding and traumatic brain injury – all geared specifically for the APP.


7:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. NEW Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS) Chief Resident Course


1-4:30 p.m. Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum


5-6:30 p.m. AANS Opening Ceremonies: Global Issues in Healthcare and Innovations The Opening Ceremonies kick off the 2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting with presentations by Paul Farmer, MD, PhD; Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, MACM, FAANS, FCS (ECSA); Walter D. Johnson, MD, FAANS(L) and Vanessa Kerry, MD, MSc. They will be joined by Sanjay K. Gupta, MD, FAANS, CNN’s chief medical correspondent and Emory University assistant professor of Neurological Surgery who will moderate


7-9 p.m. Opening Reception at Microsoft Square Microsoft Square is an exciting, one acre, open-air plaza centrally located in the heart of L.A. LIVE, a premier destination in the downtown Los Angeles area.

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