Prof. A K Banerji Orator

Dr. James David Guest

M.D., PH.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S.
Dr. Guest is currently a Professor of Neurological Surgery at the Miller School of Medicine and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Guest's extensive contributions to the field of spinal cord injury, both in terms of medical practice and research, span over two decades.
He's given more than 25 invited lectures domestically and internationally and has authored over 75 peer-reviewed publications, including articles, book chapters, and abstracts in the areas of cellular therapy for spinal cord injury, biology of neuroglia, and mechanisms of secondary injury.

Prof. A D Sehgal Orator

Prof. Dr. Jack I Jallo

M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
He works in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, and was named a professor at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Jack I Jallo is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.

Prof P S Ramani Orator

Prof K. Ganapathy

He is the Past President of the Telemedicine Society of India. former Secretary and Past President of the Neurological Society of India, former Secretary of the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgery, Past President of the Indian Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery. An Adjunct Professor, at the IIT Madras, Tamilnadu Medical University & Anna University, Chennai. Dr. Ganapathy was formerly Honorary Consultant and Advisor in Neurosurgery Armed Forces Medical Services. In 1990 he became the first in South Asia to get a Ph.D in neuro-imaging. He is Member of the Editorial Board of 4 International and 3 National Journals in Neurosciences and was the first neurosurgeon from South Asia to be formally trained in Stereotactic radiosurgery in 1995 and later in robotic radiosurgery in 2008.
Prof Ganapathy is a pioneer in introducing Telemedicine in India.

Prof Setti S Rengachary Orator

Dr. Randall Chestnut

Dr. Randall Chesnut is a neurosurgeon in Seattle, Washington and has been practicing for 28 years.
Dr. Chesnut, based at Harborview Medical Center, is a University of Washington professor with appointments in two departments: Neurological Surgery, and Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.
He has particular expertise in surgery and critical care for traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries, failed back surgery, and adult spondylolisthesis, as well as sports-related spine and brain injuries.
His clinical interests include brain and spinal injuries including sports-related injuries. His research interests include improvement of care for traumatic brain and spine injuries, investigation of outcomes in trauma care systems in developing countries in Latin America and targeted therapy in the management of traumatic brain injury.

Special Guest Lecturer

Prof. Dr. W C Peul

MD, PhD, Professor of General Neurosurgery, Neurosurgeon and Epidemiologist.
Prof Peul graduated from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and followed his training as a neurosurgeon at the Westeinde hospital in The Hague and at the LUMC in Leiden.
He specializes in spinal, skull and vascular surgery. He also has his MSc. obtained in Epidemiology at the EMGO, University of Amsterdam.
Professor Peul is the founder and principal investigator of the Spine Intervention and Prognostic Study (SIPS) Group at the LUMC and has many scientific studies to his name.