• CNS to Recognize Distinguished Members of Its Industry Allies Council at Upcoming Annual Meeting

    • Oct 15, 2013

    SCHAUMBURG, IL – Oct. 15, 2013 – In an effort to deepen its ties to the corporate community, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) will recognize the distinguished members of its 2013-2014 Industry Allies Council at its Annual Meeting, October 19-23, 2013, at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco. Comprised of nine corporate partners, the Council is dedicated to helping the CNS provide members with unmatched educational and career development opportunities that enable them to remain leaders and innovators in neurosurgery.

    The Council, now in its second year, also advises the association’s Executive Committee about issues impacting medical device companies that provide products and services to the neurosurgical field, addresses key trends shaping the future of neurosurgical technology, and helps the CNS identify new corporate partnerships for the benefit of its members and the specialty overall.

    “Not only do the Council member companies support the Annual Meeting in a variety of ways – and will be recognized throughout the week-long gathering for doing so – but they provide support to innovative CNS programs and continuing education events for neurosurgeons all throughout the year,” said Ali R. Rezai, MD, CNS President.

    The Industry Allies Council members earn their position on the Council and achieve premier status levels by supporting a variety of CNS educational programs, both during the Annual Meeting and throughout the year.

    As an Ambassador Partner, Medtronic, Inc., is supporting:

    • Annual Meeting Symposium 1: Neurosurgery Innovations
    • Annual Meeting Symposium 3: Neuromodulation
    • Annual Meeting International Reception
    • The CNS 3D Surgical Anatomy Course for Senior Residents

    As a Premier Partner, Codman Neuro/DePuy Synthes, is supporting:

    • Annual Meeting Symposium 2: Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Annual Meeting Symposium 4: Stroke 2014
    • 100 Complimentary Resident Annual Meeting Registrations
    • The Annual Meeting Digital Poster Center

    As a Premier Partner, Integra LifeSciences Corporation is supporting:

    • Annual Meeting Symposium 2: Traumatic Brain Injury
    • The CNS Fellowship Awards
    • The CNS 3D Surgical Anatomy Course for Senior Residents

    As a Premier Partner, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc., is supporting:

    • Annual Meeting Symposium 2: Traumatic Brain Injury
    • The CNS 3D Surgical Anatomy Course for Senior Residents

    Other members of the Industry Allies Council that have demonstrated their support include Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLCBrainlab USABiomet, Inc.Covidien, plc; and MicroVention, Inc., bringing the total number to nine.

    The CNS Annual Meeting is an essential destination for medical professionals and others seeking to learn about important medical advances in the field of neurosurgery. Register now at www.cns.org for the opportunity to participate in these sponsored sessions and event, plus many other cutting-edge educational sessions and networking opportunities!

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