Dear HKNOS members,
The Annual Brain conference for Neurosurgery, Neurology and Neuropathology will be held on Jan 6-7.
HKNOS members enjoy free registration.
Dr Stephen Yau
Dear HKNOS members,
This year HKNOS AGM/ASM will be held in conjunction with the 3rd Hong Kong International Oncology Symposium, on 28 October, Friday. We are honoured to have Prof. HK Ng to speak on “WHO 2016 brain tumours classification”, as our ASM lecture scheduled at 6-6:30pm. We will hold our AGM after the lecture. There will be a dinner symposium on colorectal cancer at a hotel at Tsim Sha Tsui starting at 7pm, dinner will start at 8:25pm; HKNOS members are most welcome to join the dinner.
I am pleased to bring you the news that the 2nd Asian CNS Germ Cell Tumor Conference (CNSGCT 2016) will be held in Taipei, Taiwan on December 16-18, 2016, The online abstract submission is now open. Please register and submit abstract if you are interested. Once the abstract is accepted, submitter would get exempted from the registration fee.
The deadline of the abstract will be Nov. 15th.
On-line submission: http://www.cnsgct2016.com/abstract.html#
If you need further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat.
Dr. Stephen Yau
The 13th Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology (ASNO) Meeting in conjunction with the Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) 9th Annual Scientific Meeting is to be held in Sydney, Australia from Sunday 11th September - Wednesday 14th September 2016. HKNOS is an affiliated member of ASNO.
If you are interested in attending this event, please register before 11 July 2016 to get the early bird rate: http://asnocogno2016.org.au/registration/. Moreover, you can enjoy further discounted rate by applying to become a member of COGNO, which is free and simple to apply online: http://www.cogno.org.au/members.aspx.
Application for COGNO requires two COGNO members to be the proposer and seconder; however, if you do not know any COGNO member, just contact COGNO and they will nominate two members for you.
I am going to this meeting, so hope to see you in Sydney!
Dear Colleagues of the HKNOS,
This year we will be hosting in London the “5th Annual World Course in Advanced Techniques in Neurosurgical Oncology”, June 22-26 2016
The course features:
· Live surgery from 4 countries (3 awake craniotomies and one endoscopic glioma resection)
· 3D Anatomy shows
· Hands-on workshops
· Masters’ SeminarsTM
· Live discussions the authors of the most influential papers in neuro-oncology
· Debates-Round Tables- Interactive case discussions
The course faculty includes some of the world’s best oncological neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists and neuroscientists including:
· Prof Mithcel Berger, USA
· Prof Hugues Duffau, France
· Prof Walter Stummer, Germany
· Prof Charles Teo, Australia
· Prof Lorenzo Bello, Italy
· Prof Roger Stupp, Switzerland
· Prof Guilherme Ribas, Brazil
· Prof Antonio Bernardo, USA
· Prof Andreas von Diemling Germany
and many more www.neurosurgery-courses.com
The course takes place at the stunning Wellcome Collection, part of the Wellcome Trust, in the heart of central London.
Course places are strictly limited and filling up quickly.
The Course Organising committee is delighted to offer to members of the HKNOS 5 % discount. For your discount code please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to welcoming you to vibrant London for an unforgettable event.
The Course Organising Committee
5th Annual World Course in Advanced Techniques in Neurosurgical Oncology
The Hong Kong Neuro-Oncology Society (HKNOS) is committed to promote education and exchange of knowledge in the field of neuro-oncology through academic meetings and research collaborations in Hong Kong and overseas.
The Society is pleased to announce that it has a number of sponsorship provided for our full members to attend academic conference, training course and workshop related to neuro-oncology in Hong Kong and outside Hong Kong.
The sponsorship is to reimburse the economy class transportation and registration cost only up to a maximum of HK$10,000/person for conference attendance and up to a maximum of HK$15,000/person for training course/workshop attendance.
The conference/training course/workshop should be held within 12 months from approval of application.
The number of sponsorship is limited so each application will be vetted and the Society reserves the absolute and final decision in the allocation of sponsorship and the sponsored amount.
Interested full members may apply with the details of the academic conference, training course and workshop related to neuro-oncology and the involved cost before 31 March 2016. The applicants should be notified of their results within 3 weeks after 31 March 2016.
Details of the sponsorship terms should be referred to the HKNOS sponsorship guideline.
Application can be made here.
Dear members of Hong Kong Society of Neuro-oncology,
I would like to welcome all to Brain 2016 (http://www.oes.cuhk.edu.hk/brain2016), the annual conference of neurosurgeons, neurologists and neuropathologists of PWH, the Chinese University of Hong Kong for Jan 22-23. Some of you might have attended this conference in previous years, in which there is always a major programme on brain tumors and neuro-oncology. The overseas experts on brain tumors are Fred Lang (MD Anderson), Hai Yan (Duke University) and Tai Tong Wong (Taiwan). I look forward to seeing some of you there.
H K Ng
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