Guest Speakers

Full details of the guest speakers are available for download here. 

Cleopatra Charalampaki
Neurosurgeon
Germany 


Speaking on real time overlay of white light with Indocyanine green videoangiography for better intraoperative visualisation of vascular deformities, multispectral imaging of 5-aminolevulin acid in brain tumor surgery and intraoperative confocal-assisted multifluorescent surgery for CNS tumors 





Supported with a grant from Leica Microsystems 



Rees Cosgrove
Neurosurgeon
Boston, USA

Speaking on imaging and epilepsy surgery: the key to success, ablative surgery for psychiatric disease and MRgFUS for movement disorders

 



Supported with a grant from MediGroup


Michael Fehlings
Neurosurgeon
Toronto, Canada 

Speaking on surgical management of metastatic spine: moving toward precision-based medicine, experience with international prospective studies and guidelines development to enhance care for degenerative cervical myelopathy and spinal cord Injury and lessons learned from managing complex cervical pathology





Wouter Schievink
Neurosurgeon
Los Angeles, USA

 

Speaking on spontaneous intracranial hypotension and the management of arterial dissections

Supported with a grant from RACS


Jin Woo Chang
Neurosurgeon
Seoul, Korea


Speaking on BBB-MRgFUS enhanced Stupp protocol for GBM

 


Jeffrey Rosenfeld, AC, OBE, KStJ, FRACS
Neurosurgeon and NSA Medallist
Melbourne, Australia

Professor Rosenfeld was selected as the 2019 NSA Medallist for his many extraordinary contributions to the NSA and neurosurgery, including his roles in research, education and training


 


Matthew Foote
Radiation Oncologist
Brisbane, Australia

Speaking on stereotactic spine radiotherapy in the management of spinal malignancy and stereotactic radiosurgery in brain metastases: the changing landscape 





Malcolm Hogg 
Anaesthesia and Pain Management
Melbourne, Australia

Speaking on the issue with opioids prescribing, including for post-operative pain




Pamela McCombe
Neurologist and Eccles Lecturer
Brisbane, Australia

Presenting the Eccles Lecture on sex differences in neurological disease



 


Neil Carrington

Leadership Coach
Brisbane, Australia

Dr Carrington will share insights and provide practical strategies to enable neurosurgeons to grow and develop in their non-technical life


Ruth Crampton

Medical Defence
Melbourne, Australia

Speaking on feedback versus bullying


Hayley Legrand

Medical Defence
Melbourne, Australia

Speaking on feedback versus bullying