May 26-29, 2013, Düsseldorf, Germany // 64th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC) // Friendship Meeting with the Chinese Neurosurgical Society (CNS)


Dear Colleagues!

We cordially invite you to Düsseldorf for the 64th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC) held together with a Friendship Meeting with the Chinese Neurosurgical Society (CNS) from May 26 to 29, 2013.


Besides Free Topics our society’s meeting will focus on:

  • Pituitary and Skull Base Tumors
  • Aneurysms: Pathophysiology and Prognosis
  • Neurooncology: Treatment of Metastases and Recurrent Gliomas
  • Spine: MIS – Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery, Trauma and Tumors

The latest results of research, the most reliable diagnostic procedures and the current treatment strategies shall be presented and discussed. The Annual Meeting 2013 will be a display of scientific progress as well as a forum of continuing medical education. You are invited to present your results together with our society’s members. We especially encourage young researchers to present their latest scientific results. In addition, keynote presentations by outstanding scientists and surgeons will highlight new developments and trends in core areas of Neurosurgery.

The scientific sessions will be supplemented by a number of satellite events and courses on novel surgical procedures as well as an Educational Day.

We are particularly pleased to welcome colleagues from China as guests in Düsseldorf. A number of joint scientific sessions will be held in English.

The Congress Center Düsseldorf offers ideal conditions for constructive discussions and an interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge. Düsseldorf is a vibrant metropolis on the Rhine. The meeting and particularly the social program will provide the opportunity for many personal encounters with our national and international guests.

Hosting the Annual Meeting 2013 is a great honour for our teams and for us. With your visit to Düsseldorf and your participation in the Congress you will make this national and international Friendship Meeting a lively congress and a beautiful and memorable German-Chinese event.

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jakob Steiger
Congress President
PD Dr. Jörg Herdmann
Co-President