Scientific Programme

15:00-16:00 
ESPN Training & Education Committee Meeting
Hall C
16:00-18:00
ESPN Business Meeting
Hall C 
18:00-19:00
ESPN 2019 Course Faculty Meeting
Hall C
20:00
OPENING CEREMONY
Welcome drinks and light dinner

Hall A
08:00-10:00
MORNING SESSION 1
Hall A
08:00-08:05
Federico Di Rocco: Introduction to the Course
  SPINAL CORD MALFORMATIONS
Chairs: Matthieu Vinchon, Paul Chumas
08:05-08:25 Dominic Thompson: Classification and Embryology of spinal dysraphism
08:25-08:35 Federico Di Rocco: Antenatal diagnosis and management of spinal dysraphism
08:35-08:45 Martina Messing-Jünger: Critical analysis of long-term results
08:45-08:55  Thomas Roujeau: Neonatal Management of myelomeningocele. Which assessment at birth?
08:55–09:10 Spyros Sgouros: Issues with the closure of myelomeningocele and technique for repair
09:10–09:25 Kazuaki Shimoji: Management of myelomeningocele related hydrocephalus
09:25–09:40 Paul Steinbok: Long term outcome and management of myelomeningocele: the role of the neurosurgeon
09:40-10:00 Martina Messing-Jünger: Cases for discussion
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-13:30 MORNING SESSION 1 (continued)
 Hall A
  OTHER DYSRAPHISMS
Chairs: Sergey Gorelyshev, Alexandru Szathmari
10:30-10:50 Dominic Thompson: Genetic syndromes and spinal dysraphisms
10:50-11:10 Dachling Pang: LDM vs Dermal Sinus. How the differences impact on the clinical practice
11:10-11:30 Wan Tew Seow: Lumbosacral Lipomas. Issues and management principles
11:30-12:10 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Lumbosacral Lipomas, Why and when I operate
Panel: Thomas Roujeau, Dachling Pang, Paul Steinbok, Guirish Solanki, Martin U. Schuhmann, Matthieu Vinchon
12:10-12:30  Dachling PangHow I do it: Lumbosacral Lipomas
12:30-12:40  Francesco Sala: Role of IOM in primary and secondary of surgical management of spinal lipomas
12:40-13:00 Dominic Thompson: Dysraphisms Cases for discussion: Diastematomyelia, Neurenteric Cysts
13:00-13:30 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Post-surgical rethetering in dysraphisms. Diagnosis and management
Panel: Federico Di Rocco, Dominic Thompson, Dachling Pang, Martina Messing-Jünger, Gianpiero Tamburrini, James T. Goodrich
13:30-15:00  Lunch Break
15:00-16:00 AFTERNOON SESSION 1  Hall A
  ORBIT AND SKULL
Chairs: Martina Messing-Jünger, Spyros Sgouros
15:00-15:15 Paul Chumas: Orbit anatomy and orbital tumors
15:15-15:30 Thomas Roujeau: Cases for discussion: Skull and scalp lesions. Skull vault tumors, encephaloceles, aplasia cutis
15:30-15:45 James T. Goodrich: Bone defect reconstruction   
15:45-16:00  Discussion
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
 16:30-19:30  GROUP SESSIONS 1 Halls A•B•C 
  GROUP A
16:30-17:30 HANDS-ON SESSION I: From conception to the patient: How to develop an innovative material
Instructors: Laura Valentini, Thomas Roujeau, Paul Chumas
 Hall B
17:30-18:30  VIDEO SESSION I: Spine malformations
Instructors: Paul Steinbok, Dominic Thompson, Gianpiero Tamburrini, Wan Tew Seow
Hall A 
18 :30-19:30 SOLVE A CASE SESSION I: Spine malformations
Instructors: Francesco Sala, Sergey Gorelyshev, Spyros Sgouros, Dachling Pang 
 Hall C
  GROUP B
16:30-17:30  SOLVE A CASE SESSION I: Spine malformations
Instructors: Francesco Sala, Sergey Gorelyshev, Spyros Sgouros, Dachling Pang 
Hall C
17:30-18:30 HANDS-ON SESSION I: From conception to the patient: How to develop an innovative material
Instructors: Laura Valentini, Thomas Roujeau, Paul Chumas
 Hall B
18:30-19:30 VIDEO SESSION I: Spine malformations
Instructors: Paul Steinbok,, Dominic Thompson, Gianpiero Tamburrini, Wan Tew Seow
 Hall A
  GROUP C
16:30-17:30 VIDEO SESSION I: Spine malformations
Instructors: Paul Steinbok, Dominic Thompson, Gianpiero Tamburrini Wan Tew Seow
  Hall A
17:30-18:30 SOLVE A CASE SESSION I: Spine malformations
Instructors: Francesco Sala, Sergey Gorelyshev, Spyros Sgouros, Dachling Pang 
 Hall C 
18:30-19:30 HANDS-ON SESSION I: From conception to the patient: How to develop an innovative material
Instructors: Laura Valentini, Thomas Roujeau, Paul Chumas
 Hall B
 20:00  Dinner
08:00-11:10 MORNING SESSION 2 Hall A

CRANIOVERTEBRAL JUNCTION ANOMALIES AND CHIARI 
Chairs: Thomas Roujeau, Gianpiero Tamburrini
08:00-08:20
Dachling Pang: Embryology of CVJ
08:20-08:35
Daniel T. Warren: Radiology of CVJ Morphology and dynamics
08:35-08:50 Chris Derham: CVJ stabilization in children
08:50-09:10    Dominic Thompson: CVJ in particular conditions: Enhler Danlos, T21, MPS
09:10-09:20  Discussion
09:20-10:00 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Chiari type I Malformation, when to operate
Panel: Francesco Sala, Spyros Sgouros, Dominic Thompson, Thomas Roujeau, Paul Steinbok
10:00-10:30  Coffee Break 
10:30- 10:40 Martin U. Schuhmann: How I do it. Chiari type I Malformation
10:40-11:10 ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Follow-up and outcome predictors
Panel: Federico Di Rocco, Martin U. Schuhmann, Martina Messing-Jünger, Dachling Pang, Wan Tew Seow
11:10-13:00 MORNING SESSION 2 (continued)   Hall A
  VASCULAR
Chairs: Laura Valentini, Dominic Thompson
11:10-11:25 Atul Tyagi: Pediatric Vascular Malformations
11:25-11:35  Wan Tew Seow: AVM and epilepsy
11:35-11:55 Georges Rodesch: Endovascular management of Pediatric Vascular Malformations
11:55-12:05 Matthieu Vinchon: Radiosurgery for Brain AVM
12:05-12:15 Gianpiero Tamburrini: Indications for surgery in AVMs
12:15-12:25 Sergey Gorelyshev: Principles of AVM surgery. Technical pitfalls
12:25-12:40  Georges Rodesch: Multimodality AVM management results and complications
12:40-13:00 Tony Godard: Pediatric stroke
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 AFTERNOON SESSION 2  Hall A 
   CMI
14:00-14:15  Martin U. Schuhmann: Pediatric cerebral aneurysms
14:15-14:30  Guirish Solanki: Moya-Moya
14:30-14:45 Georges Rodesch: Vein of Galen Malformations
14:45-15:00 Sergey Gorelyshev: Cases for discussion: Vascular
08:00-10:00
MORNING SESSION 3
Hall A
  CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS
Chairs: Martin U. Schuhmann, Wan Tew Seow      
 08:00-08:20 Federico Di Rocco: Classification, genetics and clinical work-up
 08:20-08:35 Gianpiero Tamburrini: Principles of scaphocephaly surgery 
08:35-08:50
Kazuaki Shimoji: Principles of anterior skull surgery
08:50-09:05 
Guirish Solanki: Principles of posterior skull surgery
09:05-09:15
Federico Di Rocco: Posterior positional plagiocephaly
09:15-09:45
James T. Goodrich: Files for discussion: Non-syndromic
09:45-10:00
Guirish Solanki: Non-syndromic synostosis, Short term and Long-term complications
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 MORNING SESSION 3 (continued)
 Hall A
  CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS
Chairs: Kazuaki Shimoji, Francesco Sala
10:30-10:45
Matthieu Vinchon: Syndromic craniosynostosis
10:45-11:05
Gianpiero Tamburrini: Neurosurgical aspects of craniosynostosis. Chiari, hydrocephalus, syringomyalia raised ICP
11:05-11:20  
James T. Goodrich: Syndromic synostosis, Short- term and Long-term complications
11:20-11:40 
Matthieu Vinchon: Files for discussion: Syndromic
11:40-12:00 
Maggie Bellew: Neuropsychological results. Syndromic and non-syndromic
12:00-13:45  Lunch Break
13:45-16:00 AFTERNOON SESSION 3  Hall A
  SPINE AND SPINAL CORD TUMORS
Chairs: Federico Di Rocco, Martina Messing-Jünger
13:45-14:05 Wan Tew Seow: Spinal Tumors Principles of treatment. Sarcomas, chordomas, anevrysmal cysts NSMT
14:05-14:15 Paul Steinbok: Specific issues of Neuroblastomas
14:15-14:35 Martina Messing-Jünger: Cases for discussion: Spinal Tumors 
14:35-14:55
Francesco Sala: Spinal Cord Tumors. Principles of treatment
14:55-15:15 
Dominic Thompson: How I do it: Spinal Cord Tumors 
15:15-15:30  
Thomas Roujeau: Cauda Equina tumors
15:30-16:00 
Gianpiero Tamburrini: Cases for discussion: Spinal cord and cauda equina tumors
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-19:30 GROUP SESSIONS 2 Halls A•B•C 
  GROUP A
16:30-17:30
HANDS-ON SESSION II: Hydrocephalus Valves and Sensor Reservoir
Instructors: Thomas Roujeau, Martina Messing-Jünger, Martin U. Schuhmann
 Hall B
17:30-18:30
SOLVE A CASE SESSION II:  Craniosynostosis, Skull lesions, Spine and spinal cord tumors
Instructors: Wan Tew Seow, Spyros Sgouros, Dachling Pang, Laura Valentini, Kazuaki Shimoji
Hall C
18:30-19:30
VIDEO SESSION II: Craniosynostosis; Skull lesions; Spine and spinal cord tumors
Instructors: Paul Steinbok Gianpierro Tamburrini, James T.  Goodrich, Matthieu Vinchon
 Hall A
  GROUP B
16:30-17:30
VIDEO SESSION II: Craniosynostosis; Skull lesions; Spine and spinal cord tumors
Instructors: Paul Steinbok, Gianpierro Tamburrini, James T.  Goodrich, Matthieu Vinchon
Hall A
17:30-18:30
HANDS-ON SESSION II: Hydrocephalus Valves and Sensor Reservoir
Instructors: Thomas Roujeau, Martina Messing-Jünger, Martin U. Schuhmann 
 Hall B
18:30-19:30
SOLVE A CASE SESSION II: Craniosynostosis, Skull lesions, Spine and spinal cord tumors
Instructors: Wan Tew Seow, Spyros Sgouros, Dachling Pang, Laura Valentini, Kazuaki Shimoji
 Hall C
  GROUP C
16:30-17:30
SOLVE A CASE SESSION II: Craniosynostosis, Skull lesions, Spine and spinal cord tumors
Instructors: Wan Tew Seow, Spyros Sgouros, Dachling Pang, Laura Valentini, Kazuaki Shimoji
Hall C
17:30-18:30
VIDEO SESSION II: Craniosynostosis; Skull lesions; Spine and spinal cord tumors
Instructors: Paul Steinbok, Gianpiero Tamburrini, James T.  Goodrich, Matthieu Vinchon
 Hall A 
18:30-19:30
HANDS-ON SESSION II:  Workshop: Hydrocephalus Valves and Sensor Reservoir
Instructors: Thomas Roujeau, Martina Messing-Jünger, Martin U. Schuhmann
 Hall B
20:30
Gala Dinner
09:00-11:00
MORNING SESSION 4
Hall A
  SELLAR AND SUPRASELLAR TUMORS
Chairs: Matthieu Vinchon, Paul Chumas   
09:00-09:20 Darren T. WarrenRadiology of sellar and suprasellar region
09:20-09:35 Martina Messing-JüngerChiasmatic and hypothalamic tumors
09:35-09:50 Susan PictonOptic nerve, chiasmatic and hypothalamic tumors. Message from the oncologist
09:50-10:15 Sergey GorelyshevOptic nerve, chiasmatic and hypothalamic tumors. Management strategies
10:15-10:35 Ian SimmonsLong term results in chiasmatic and hypothalamic tumors 
10:35-11:00 Spyros SgourosCases for discussion: Management options
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 MORNING SESSION 4 (continued)
 Hall A
  SELLAR AND SUPRASELLAR TUMORS (continued)
Chairs: Wan Tew Seow, Gianpiero Tamburrini
11:30-11:50 Martina Messing-JüngerCraniopharyngiomas: Management options
11:50-12:05 Thomas RoujeauCraniopharyngiomas Long term results
12:05-12:30 Sergey GorelyshevCases for discussion
12:30-12:45 Federico Di RoccoPituitary tumors in children. Specificities of pediatric population 
12:45-13:00 Spyros SgourosPituitary stalk lesions. Tumoral vs non tumoral
13:00-14:00  Lunch Break
14:00-15:15 AFTERNOON SESSION 4  Hall A
  TECHNICAL SURGICAL NOTES
Chairs: Guirish Solanki, Thomas Roujeau 
14:00-14:15 Paul ChumasSubfrontal interhemispheric. When and How to do it
14:15-14:30 Sergey GorelyshevTransfrontal and transcallosal approaches
14:30-14:45 Paul NixHow to do it. Endonasal approach
14:45-15:00  Gianpiero Tamburrini: Intraventricular endoscopic approach. When and How to do it
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-17:30 GROUP SESSIONS 3 Halls A•B 
  GROUP A GROUP B GROUP C
15:30-16:30
SOLVE A CASE SESSION III: Midline Tumors
Instructors: Thomas Roujeau, Martina Messing-Jünger, Sergey Goreyleshev, Spyros Sgouros
Hall B
16:30-17:30
VIDEO SESSION III: Midline Tumors
Instructors: Paul Steinbok, Wan Tew Seow, Gianpiero Tamburrini, Paul Chumas
 Hall A
 18:30-19:30 FINAL SESSION 
EVALUATION OF THE COURSE

Chair: Federico Di Rocco
Hall A 
20:00
Farewell Dinner