Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are delighted to invite you to attend the WFNS Education Course organized by the WFNS Education & Training Committee, WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum Committee, and NPISTANBUL Brain Hospital. The conference scheduled from September 27 to 29, 2024, at NPISTANBUL Brain Hospital, Istanbul, Türkiye.

First day of the meeting is dedicated to craniocerebral surgery, 2nd day is dedicated to spine surgery. Distinguished faculty will give lectures in advanced level. We have planned an exciting and enriching academic program with an interactive scientific discussion. The conference is planned to keep in mind the need of young neurosurgeons and spine surgeons. It will be a platform for them to learn from the experts in the field on the practical aspects of treating various disorders of the brain and spine.

On third day of the meeting there will be hands-on workshops for limited participants: Micro vascular bypass course and spine hands on dissection course.

Istanbul is a very historical city full of treasures and sightseeing beauties. We welcome you to this conference of WFNS Educational Course.

Onur Yaman
NPISTANBUL Brain Hospital Spine Center Chair

Mehmet Zileli
WFNS Education & Training Committee Chair

Abuzer Güngör
WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Committee Chair


Organization Committee (In Alphabetical Order According to Surname)
Mustafa Başkaya Linda Bi
İsmail Bozkurt Alvaro Campero
Savaş Ceylan Sachin Chemate
Alberto Dau Miki Fujimura
M. Sabri Gürbüz Yahya Güvenç
İsmail İştemen Alistair Jenkins
Regunath Kandasamy Numan Kararslan
Sabino Luzzi Jun Mutto
Ender Ofluoğlu Fatos Olldashi
Manas Kumar Panigrahi Sergio Salvador
Roberto Leal da Silveira Erkin Sönmez
Albert Sufianov Salim Şentürk
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General Information

Please kindly visit the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey to search the visa requirements for Turkey.

If it is needed, a formal invitation letter will be gladly e-mailed for the participants who had completed their registration process. For further details, you can gladly contact via [email protected]

The official language of the both meetings will be English.

All cellphones should be silenced during sessions. Sound and video recording of the lectures are allowed only for personal use. During that recording, the device should be silenced (no click or beep sounds) not to disturb audience.

The average temperature in Istanbul during at the beginning of September is around 20-25oC at daytime.

220w is used to operate the technical equipments in Turkey.

A certificate of attendance will be presented to all registered participants as electronic.

Upon request, the organization committee will be pleased to send a personal invitation to all participants, to facilitate visa and other formalities. This letter should not be considered as an offer of financial support from the organizers. Please kindly visit the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey to search visa requirements for Turkey.

Please kindly visit the official website of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey to search the update currency rates.

Scientific Program

27   SEP 2024
Symposia Scientific Sessions

28   SEP 2024
Symposia Scientific Sessions

29   SEP 2024
Hands on Workshop


Registration & Accommodation

Registration Until
August 10 2024
On and After
August 11 2024
Symposia (27 & 28 September) 200 € 225 € 250 €
* Microvascular Anastomosis Course (29 September) 150 € 175 € 200 €
* Hands on Spine Dissection Course (Upsurgeon) (29 September) 150 € 175 € 200 €

The registration fees mentioned above include; printed materials, coffee breaks, lunches and VAT.

To attend the courses, sympoisa registration is compulsory.

Microvascular anastomosis course is limited with 10 Pax.

Hands on spine dissection course (Upsurgeon) is limited with 15 Pax.

Changes and Cancellation

All changes and cancellations can only be made written.

The refund will be made after the meeting. Please note that name changes are permitted on the basis that written notice is given prior to the start of the meeting.

Refund for cancellations of registration will be made subject to the following deadline and administration charge.

On and before August 10 2024 Full refund excluding the bank expenses
Between August 11 - September 03 2024 50% of registration fee excluding the bank expenses
On and after September 04, 2024 No refund

Bank Details

Account Name: PRIME Kongre Yonetimi ve Turizm
Bank Name: T. Is Bankasi
Branch Name: Suadiye
Bank Address: Suadiye Mahallesi, Bagdat Cad. No: 417A, 34740 Kadikoy / Istanbul - Turkey
Branch Code: 1176
Swift Code: ISBKTRIS
Account No: 0698745 (Euro)
IBAN No: TR84 0006 4000 0021 1760 6987 45 (Euro)

Organization Secretariat

Address: Op.Cemil Topuzlu Cad. TİBAŞ Dalyan Konutları F Blok K:4 D:8 Fenerbahçe / Kadıköy 34726 İstanbul - Turkey
Phone: +90 (216) 357 23 23
Fax: +90 (216) 357 23 33
E-Mail: [email protected]

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Yamanevler Mah. Ahmet Tevfik İleri Cad. No: 18 – 34768
Ümraniye / İstanbul / Türkiye

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