Scientific Programme
1 - 3 Nov 2017
Pre-Congress Workshops
31 Oct 2017
Post-Congress Workshops
4 Nov 2017

Early Bird Registration Closed
Online Registration Closes 15 Oct
Abstract Submissions Now Closed

Opening Welcome & Registration 31 Oct
Gala Dinner 2 Nov

Century City Conference Centre and Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

Abstract Submission



Abstract submissions is now closed


Presentation formats available include:

* Oral platform (8 minutes – 6min + 2 min discussion)
* Oral flash (5 minutes – 3 min + 2 min discussion)
* Poster Presentation

Authors are requested to indicate their preference, but should note that the final decision lies with the Scientific Committee.

Abstract Format
Maximum of 250 words
No graphs or diagrams permitted.

Layout requirements, examples:
Research Abstract
Introduction, Methods, Results & Conclusions

Case Report
Introduction, Case & Discussion

Abstracts not conforming to this format will be returned.

Categories for Submission
* Hydrocephalus and intracranial cysts
* Paediatrics: Craniosynostosis
* Paediatrics: Tumors
* Skullbase endoscopy: Endonasal transphenoidal approaches
* Skullbase endoscopy: Extended skullbase approaches
* Skullbase endoscopy: Novel and innovative techniques
* Endoscopic assisted surgery
* Adjuncts, advances and technology
* Other

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee who reserves the right to accept and allocate abstracts for either poster or oral presentation. Presenters will be notified by 01 July 2017 whether their abstract has been accepted. All presenters of accepted abstracts must be registered as congress delegates. Early registration fee will apply.

Bursary / Scholarship Application
The IFNE Congress is offering a USD1000 scholarship award for the best abstract received from a neurosurgery registrar/resident/trainee meeting the requirements for consideration.

Requirements for Consideration
* Must submit an original abstract
* Indicate request to be considered during abstract submission
* Meet the criteria: Trainee, 40 years old or under, or not more than 5 years out of training

Kindly indicate on your abstract submission whether you would like to be considered for this Bursary.
For any bursary application queries please contact:

If you experience any difficulty, mail the administrator on


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