Nis City Mayor Darko Bulatovic attended today the opening of the annual meeting of Serbian Neurosurgical Society as a Joint meeting with Southeast Europe Neurosurgical Society attended by a large number of world renowned neurosurgeons. The global theme of the meeting was Spine Surgery in 21st Century – Current Concept, Controversies, and Perspectives. The scientific program will cover all treatment aspects of surgical pathology of the spine, from basic to innovative. “It is a multidisciplinary congress referring to the latest knowledge, contemporary trends and future directions of development, as well as contradictions in the application of all these findings in everyday practice in the treatment of our patients, and in the context of modern diseases of the spinal column,” said the president of the Serbian Association of Neurosurgeons Luka Rasulic. The Congress is being organized in Nis in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Clinical Center Nis, and it is organized as joint meeting of the Association of Neurosurgeons of Russia, Russian Association of Spinal Surgeons and Serbian Neurosurgical Society in conjunction with Croatian Society for Spine Surgery. The Congress of Spinal Neurosurgery is organized under the auspices of the president of Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic.