About WSSFN

History of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

  • 1961International Society for Research in Stereoencephalotomy founded, Philadelphia
  • 1963International Society for Research in Stereoencephalotorny chartered, Philadelphia
  • 1973Name changes to World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Tokyo
  • 1977First Speigel-Wycis Award presented to Lars Leksell at Seventh Meeting in São Paulo
  • 1981European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery becomes independent society, Zurich

Past Meetings of the WSSFN

  • 1961First International Symposium on Stereoencephatotomy (Philadelphia. PA)
  • 1965Second International Symposium on Stereoencephalotomy (Copenhagen and Vienna)
  • 1967Third International Symposium on Stereoencephalotomy (Madrid. Spain)
  • 1968First Meeting of the Amerin Branch of the International Society for Research in Stereoencephalotomy (Atlantic City. NJ)
  • 1969Fourth Symposium of the International Society for Research in Stereoenoephalotorny (New York, NY)
  • 1970Fiflh Symposium of the International Society for Research in Stereoencephalotomy (Freiburg. Germany)
  • 1973Sixth Symposium of the International Society for Research in Stereoencephalotorny Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Tokyo, Japan)
  • 1977Seventh Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (São Paulo, Brazil)
  • 1981Eighth Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Zurich. Switzerland)
  • 1985Ninth Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Toronto, Canada)
  • 1989Tenth Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Maebashi, Japan)
  • 1993Eleventh Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Ixtapa, Mexico)
  • 1997Twelflh Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Lyon, France)
  • 2001Thirteenth Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Adelaide, Australia)
  • 2005Fourteenth Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Rome, Italy)
  • 2006First Interim Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Shanghai, China)
  • 2009Fifteenth Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (T oronto, Canada)
  • 2011Second Interim Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Cape Town. South Africa)

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