5th WFNS Spine Committee Biennial Conference Nusa Dua Hotel Convention Center, Bali, Indonesia 25 to 27 October 2018



The Conference was held in conjunctionally with, The 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Neurosurgical Society (INS), The 12th Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress (AESC) and the 2nd International Fujita Bantane Interim Meeting of Neurosurgery. The theme chosen was Meeting the Challenges, Facing the Future.

This meeting was organized by the Indonesian Neurosurgical Society (INS) and WFNS Spine Committee, led by Prof. Sri Maliawan as the Congress Chairman, Prof. Abdul Hafid Bajamal as the President of INS, Prof. Mehmed Zileli as the Chairman of WFNS Spine Committee, and Prof. Zainal Muttaqin as the President of 12th AESC. This meeting also supported by Prof. Yoko Kato, as the Chairperson of Fujita Bantane Alumni.

The main programs of this meeting were the following:

  1. Cadaveric Spine Osteotomy Course held at the Airlangga Surgical Anatomy Development Center, Surabaya. Course Directors: Prof. Mehmet Zileli (Turkey) and Dr. Eko Agus Subagio (Indonesia)
  2. Spinal Pain Management & Brain Endoscopic Surgery Demonstration held at the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Udayana University, Bali
    Course Directors: Prof. Sri Maliawan (Indonesia) and dr. Alfred Sutrisno (Indonesia)
  3. wo days’ conferences that were attended by more than 400 participants from 17 countries: China, Croatia, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherland, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey and USA.

 

The above meeting was supported by 130 faculties: 60 international faculty and 70 Indonesian faculty. Following are the WFNS Spine committee members who participated: Mehmet Zileli (Turkey), PS. Ramani (India), Abdul Hafid Bajamal (Indonesia), Wilco C. Peul (Netherlands), George J. Dohrman (USA), Scott Robertson (USA), Se-Hoon Kim (Republic of Korea), Oscar L. Alves (Portugal), Ibet Marie Y. Sih (Philippines), Maurizio Fornari (Italy), Kresimir Rotan (Croatia), Jutty Parthiban (India), Sushil Patkar (India) and Salman Y. Sharif (Pakistan).

The whole meeting was attended by 446 participants (336 local and 10 international participants). The faculties and participants came from 22 countries: Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, China, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, The Netherland, Pakistan, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and United State of America.

The meeting was attended by 446 participants (336 local and 100 international participants), with faculty and participants from 22 countries: Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, China, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, The Netherland, Pakistan, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and USA.

A Free Paper competition was also held during the conference: almost 100 abstracts were accepted and scored by the panel of judges. The judges chose 6 best free papers and the winners received a plaque and a reward.

Aside from the scientific program the four organizations -INS, WFNS Spine Committee, AESC and Fujita Alumni - held organization meetings. The committee also invited all faculty and participants to attend the Cultural Gala Dinner that showcased unique Balinese Performances.

Aside from the scientific program the four organizations: INS, WFNS Spine Committee, AESC and Fujita Alumni were facilitated to held their each of their organization meeting. The committee also invites all faculties and participants to attend the Cultural Gala Dinner that show case the unique Balinese Performances.

The next INS Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in conjunction with the WFNS Educational Course and the Fujita Bantane Alumni Meeting August 8-10, 2019, in Yogyyakarta, Indonesia. Please check out this unique and one of the foremost cultural centers of Java at
http://www.indonesia-tourism.com/yogyakarta/

See you all in August!

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