Call for abstracts

Abstract submission for the 9th IFNE World Congress, is now closed. We thank the submitters and authors for their contributions.
All abstracts are now under review. 
The Scientific Committee makes the final decision on abstract acceptance/rejection and presentation type. 
All notifications on acceptance/rejection will be sent out by July 15, 2019.

  Abstracts Awards:
Three abstracts awards are available from the International Federation of Neuroendoscopy (IFNE). The presenting authors of the 3 best abstracts will be reimbursed for their registration fees to the IFNE 2019 Congress.

Submission procedure & guidelines

Please read carefully the below information:


State of the art
  • History
  • Skull base
  • Endoventricular
  • Spine
  • New techniques
Intraventricular endoscopy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intraventricular Tumors
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Arachnoid and intraventricular cysts
Skull base
  • Tumors
  • Extended approaches
  • Sellar lesions / Pituitary adenomas
  • Posterior fossa endoscopy
Endoscopic assisted microsurgery
  • Vascular
  • Tumors
  • Skull base
  • New techniques
  • Transforaminal endoscopy
  • Interlaminar endoscopy
  • Endoscopy assisted spine surgery
  • Lumbar stenosis
  • Disc prolapse
  • Cervical endoscopy
Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Tumors
  • Cyst
  • Craniostenosis
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage
Video session
  • Intraventricular
  • Skull base
  • Spine
  • Endoscopy assisted microsurgery
Abstract submissions not within the aforementioned thematic will not be accepted for evaluation.

Submission Procedure
  1. The first step to follow before submitting an abstract online is to login, by creating your own username and password required by the system. The same login details are to be used for any other services booked through the Congress online platform.
  2. Abstracts must be submitted in English through the online abstract submission platform. Abstracts sent in other languages and/or by fax, e-mail or hard copy (paper copy) will not be accepted for evaluation.
  3. During your abstract’s online submission, you will be requested to choose the topic of your preference. Please note that the Scientific Committee reserves the right to request the change of your abstract’s topic, according to the Scientific Program’s specifications and needs.
  4. The abstract should include: a) the abstract title in sentence case; b) the authors’ full names(first name, followed by family name), listed in their proper order and with the respective indices, corresponding to their affiliations; c) authors’ affiliations(clinic/department, hospital/university, city, country) with the respective indices corresponding the authors; d) full abstract text, properly structured (Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion); e) source of funding (if any); f) references (if any).
  5. Your abstract should be submitted by June 30th, 2019 the very latest.
  6. Pre-registration of at least one of your abstract’s authors until July 31st, 2019 is a prerequisite for its presentation in the Scientific Program and its publication in the Congress printed and electronic material.
  7. All received abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee.
  8. Your abstract’s corresponding author will be notified of the evaluation procedure’s results until July 12th, 2019.
  9. Abstract texts should have the following structure: Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion. The text must be a maximum of 300 words.
  10. Please refrain from using tables or pictures to support your abstract, as they will be excluded from publication in the Congress Abstract Book. Detailed numbered references should also be avoided; references are to be mentioned inside parenthesis within the abstract text.
  11. If the study has been supported by a grant, please indicate the source of funding at the bottom of your abstract.
  12. If an author wishes to withdraw a submitted abstract, a written request must be sent to the Congress Organizing Bureau, the latest by June 30th, 2019.
  13. Acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your stated email address. If necessary, you may access the abstract and make changes until the submission deadline. If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact us at
  14. It is the author's responsibility to submit a fully finalized abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as typed by the author.

For further information regarding abstract submission and presentation, please contact the Congress Organizing Secretariat at