Friday, February 2

7:30 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.

Breakfast
Exhibit Hall

7:50 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Peter T. Kan, MD

8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Spine Trends in Texas
Rishi R. Lall, MD (Moderator) | P. Langham Gleason, MD, & Salah G. Aoun, MD
Topics: Trends in Fusion vs. Motion Preservation | Open vs. MIS | Community Hospital vs. ASC

8:40 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Update on Traumatic Brain Injury for the General Neurosurgeon
Alex B. Valadka, MD, & John R. Williams, MD

9:10 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Spine: Panel Discussion on Robotics – When Do You Use It, and What Is the Approach?
Michael A. Leonard, MD (Moderator) | Wesley H. Jones, MD, Rishi R. Lall, MD, & Nathan L. Pratt, MD

9:50 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Exhibitor Break

10:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Functional/Epilepsy Lecture: Demystifying the Surgical Epilepsy Workup | Brain-Computer Interfaces for Severe Motor Deficits
Patrick J. Karas, MD | Matthew S. Willsey, MD

10:50 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Glioblastoma
Linda M. Liau, MD

11:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Q&A
Linda M. Liau, MD

11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Vascular Lecture: ICH Update & MIS ICH Evacuation
Justin R. Mascitelli, MD

12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.

Lunch & Public Policy: Actions in Austin & Washington Affect Every Aspect of Your Practice (CME Ethics Hour)
Stacie Monroe (TANS) & Bobby Hillert (TANS)

1:20 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Imagine, Innovate, Inspire: The Ongoing Neurovascular Journey
Elad I. Levy, MD

1:50 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Q&A
Elad I. Levy, MD

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hassenbusch Lecture: Decoding Speech Cortex
Edward F. Chang, MD

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Exhibitor Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Recent Advances in Surgical Management of Metastatic Spine Tumors 
Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD

4:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

Q&A
Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD

4:10 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks | Remarks by Rep. Greg Bonnen, MD
Peter T. Kan, MD | The Honorable Greg Bonnen, MD

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Reception With The Honorable Greg Bonnen, MD
Join Rep. Greg Bonnen, MD – a Texas Neurosurgeon and Chair of the Texas House Committee on Appropriations – for a Reception With All Attendees

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Dinner on the USS Lexington
Separate Ticket Required
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | USS Lexington Tour
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Dinner & Drinks

First Bus Leaves the Hotel Lobby at 5:45 p.m. Final Bus Leaves the Lexington at 9:00 p.m.

Parking Is Available. Uber and Lyft Available.

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