George Foroglou Award and Christos Antoniadis Award

      These prizes are awarded to the top two ranked competitors of the Annual Written Examination, which is organized by the Hellenic Neurosurgical Society. The prize is 1.000 € for each of the winners, and is intended to sponsor their participation in one of the EANS scientific events.


      1. Candidates must not be over 38 years old

      2. Candidates may be residents in a nationally recognized Neurosurgery residency program

      3. Candidates may be young specialists (up to 5 years after being Board certified) practicing in Greece

      The competition takes place during the annual congress, and includes a multiple-choice written exam, in Greek language. The exam is organized by the Scientific Committee of the Hellenic Neurosurgical, under the guidance and supervision of the Associate Professor Nicolas Foroglou.

      The winners will be announced during the congress Gala dinner, by the President of the Hellenic Neurosurgical Society. Applications can be submitted to the conference secretariat until the 2nd of May 2018 at 18:00 local time.

      “Zacharias Kapsalakis” Award

      This prize is awarded to the best oral presentation of a clinical study or clinical research, presented during the annual congress by a Neurosurgery Resident or young specialist (younger than 45 years).

      The award will be given after deliberation of the designated award committee, which will be comprised of Mr. Nicolas Foroglou (President of the Neurosurgical Society), Mr. Moschos K. Fratzoglou (Secretary of the Neurosurgical Society), and Mr. Konstantinos Fountas (Award Sponsor).

      Awards for Best Oral & Poster Presentation

      Two (2) awards will be given to the best presentations: first for the best oral presentation, and second for the best e-poster. Both will be selected from the Scientific Committee of the Congress.

      The awards will be announced during the congress Gala Dinner, on Friday the 25th of May 2018.

      Awards for the top 10 submitted abstracts

      Ten awards will be given to the top 10 submitted abstracts, by the Hellenic Neurosurgical Society.

      Five awards will be given to abstracts submitted by Greek or Cypriot participants (selected by the Scientific Committee), while the other 5 awards to abstracts submitted by British participants (selected by the SBNS). The Hellenic Neurosurgical Society will waive the registration fee for the winners, while they will provide them accommodation for two nights, in a shared double room, at the venue hotel.

      The winners will be announced after completing the abstract review process.


      Participants have to inform the Secretarial Office during the submission process, that they want their abstract to be considered for the competition.