PROGRAM

FRIDAY, MAY 24

​​9.00

Welcome Address

Special Guest Lecture

9.30

Fundamentals for Classification and Grading of Astrocytomas (A. von Deimling)

10.30

Break

Functional Assessment

11.00

Tools for structural and functional preoperative planning (S. Sarubbo)

11.45

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (S. Krieg)

12.30

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (A. Szelényi)

13.10

Lunch

Functional Aspects in Brain Tumor Surgery I

14.00

A Holistic View of Brain Function (H. Duffau)

14.50

Decision Making in Insular Gliomas (N. Sanai)

15.40

Pushing the Limits of Glioma Resection (W. Stummer)

16.30

Break

Functional Aspects in Brain Tumor Surgery II

17.00

The Challenges of Assessing the Supplementary Motor Area (L. Bello)

17.45

Integrated Approach to Glioma Surgery (C. Watts)

18.30

Adjourn

20.00

Networking Dinner

SATURDAY, MAY 25

Functional Aspects in Brain Tumor Surgery III

 

9.00

Managementof Seizures in Glioma Patients (J. Koekkoek)

9.30

Consequences of Neurological Deficits after Surgery (M. Klein)

 

10.00

Break

Interactive Discussion Session (rotation)

10.30

Is Awake Surgery Mandatory Whatever the Location? (N. Sanai/H. Duffau)

11.15

Functional Assessment – Awake vs. Asleep (L. Bello/A. Szelényi)

12.00

Break

12.30

How aggressively should we push the Extent of Resection? (W. Stummer/C. Watts)
 

13.15

Glioma Treatment – A patient specific individualized approach (tba)

14.00

Closing remarks