Dear Friends,

It is our great pleasure to invite you to The 5th WFNS Spine Committee Biennial Conference of WFNS which will be held at Bali, Indonesia between October 25th - 27th, 2018.

WFNS scientific committees try to contribute to the education and progress of subdisciplines of neurosurgery. Spine surgery is getting a high interest and Spine Committee Symposia every two years are the largest activity of the committee. I am happy to invite you to Bali, Indonesia to endorse activities in this part of the world. This meeting will be in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of Indonesian Neurological Society, Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress. On October 25, a one-day cadaver dissection course will be held in Surabaya.

The meeting aims to reach a large number of audience, thus contribute to the spine education in this area more effectively. There will be “intense”, and full of excellent lectures from prominent experts, results of implementation of new procedures, case discussions, debate sessions, video demonstrations, and workshops from industry.

The location of our congress is Bali island, one of the most beautiful and exotic place of the world. We really hope that it will endow us with many precious and long-lasting memories to cherish.

We look forward to seeing you in Bali in October 2018.

Co-chairmen of the WFNS Spine Committee.


Mehmet Zileli


Michael G.Fehlings


Daniel J.Hoh


Dear Colleagues and friends,

It is truly an honor for us to inform you that The 5th WFNS Spine Committee Biennial Conference will be held from October 25th to 27th, 2018 in BNDCC, Convention Centre, Bali, Indonesia, with the themeMeeting Challenges, Facing the Future”. This Conference start with one full day cadaveric Spine workshop that covers various Spine Surgery procedures on October 25th 2018, held in Airlangga University, Surabaya Indonesia.

The conference will be conjunctioned with The 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Neurosurgical Society (INS), The 12th Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress (AESC) and The 2nd International Fujita Bantane Interim Meeting of Neurosurgery.

Throughout the conference days we will also held the medical exhibition that will show case the latest medical technology in neurosurgery.

Please kindly be inform that aside from Spine and Epilepsy we will also covers various topic in Neurosurgery. We will be very happy to accept your abstract(s) to be presented either in e-poster or oral presentation. Please submit your abstract(s) through the website www.wfns-ins-aesc.org or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking forward to meeting you soon in Bali, a truly unique and one of the most beautiful place on earth. Thank you for your kind attention and support.

With warmest regards,


Sri Maliawan
Chairman of
Organizing Committee

Abdul Hafid Bajamal
President of
Indonesian Neurosurgical Society

Dear Colleagues and friends,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 12th Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress (AESC), taking place at the legendary Paradise Island of Bali, Indonesia, from the 26th to 27th of October 2018.

This annual meeting will be held in conjunction with several other scientific events especially the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Neurosurgical Society (INS), and the 5th WFNS spine Committee Biennial Conference

The Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress was initially established as a friendship meeting among neurosurgeons interested in epilepsy surgery in several Asian countries, but it has grown rapidly over the past few years with participants from around the globe. It is a quite unique scientific society offering a forum for both sharing the results of, and to further engender the best scientific advances related to the surgical treatment of Epilepsy.

We chose the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center as the best spot in the Paradise Island of Bali, offering the participant to enjoy both the beautiful landscape of Bali’s nature and the legendary Balinese tradition.

We hope this Congress will meet your highest expectations in enhancing your knowledge, and at the same time offering a perfect opportunity to enjoy new and wonderful experiences in one of the world’s best resort of Bali.


Zainal Muttaqin
President of
12th Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress

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