The Annual Meeting of the CSRS – Europe is the premier spine meeting exclusively devoted to cervical spine topics, an unrivaled opportunity to meet and hear from experts in cervical spine surgery, attend thrilling debates and ‘round table‘-as well as the most recent scientific evidence in treating cervical spine pathologies will be presented during this 3-day meeting.[...] One of the main topics of the meeting will be ‘‘Pathologies of the Pediatric Cervical Spine”. As they are rare which results in limited evidence of ideal diagnostic and treatment guideline, representing challenging situations for orthopedics, trauma-surgeons and neurosurgeons facing patients with them. Renown specialists in this field will present their work and cases, to help surgeons in their daily practice in “Planning Surgery and Preventing Complications” – the second main topic of the meeting. As crucial for successful treatment, surgery and beyond, we are happy to present an inspiring guest lecture from someone who has to know how to survive – from a different approach and point of view.