The 2nd meeting of the Posterior Fossa Society will take place on Sunday, June 12th 2016 in Liverpool, England. The meeting is open to members and non-members and is a joint event with the International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology in Liverpool. The PFS meetingwill take place at the same Convention Centre as the ISPNO.


The main focus of this second gathering of the Posterior Fossa Society will be on prevention and treatment of symptoms of the postoperative Cerebellar Mutism Syndrome; other subjects include risk factors, speech problems and long-term outcome. In addition to lectures of experts in the field, one session in the program is reserved for free papers, including the opportunity for poster presentations.

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keynote speakers

Elizabeth M. Wells, MD, Pediatric Neurologist and Medical Director of Inpatient Neurology at Children's National Health Systems, Washington DC, USA                           Angela T. Morgan, PhD, Speech Pathologist at University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia                                                          David Walker, MD, Professor of Pediatric Oncology, Co-Director of the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre, Nottingham, UK                                                            Alvaro Lassaletta, MD, Pediatric Neurooncologist at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada                                                                                                               Stephanie Puget, MD, Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades in Paris, France                                                                                                 Nichola Pitchford, PhD, Associate Professor at the School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK                                                                                                                    Coriene Catsman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Head of the Department of Paediatric Neurology,  Erasmus/MC-Sophia, the Netherlands


Registration is now open at

Early registration: (1st of January to 25th of March- 2016)          £75.00                                                                                                                                                                               Standard registration: (25th of March-13th of May 2016)            £95.00                                                                                                                                                                                        Late registration: (13th of May- 15th of June 2016)                       £125.00

abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

further information

For further information on the Posterior Fossa Society meeting contact Coriene Catsman-Berrevoets, organizer of this meeting (