Dear Colleague,                                                                                                

I am pleased to inform you that the International Society of Pituitary Surgeons will be holding its next meeting in San Diego, from February 18 – 20, 2018. The meeting will overlap with the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) meeting, and we will have a joint ISPS – NASBS Scientific Session on February 18th a tentative program outline is included below.

The meeting will take place at the
FAIRMONT GRAND DEL MAR, 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, California, United States, 92130.

The social program promises to be exciting, including a welcome reception at the Aria Lawn on February 18, a Gala-Dinner at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar on February 19 and a joint ISPS outing on February 19 afternoon.

Please save the date and reply to me if you intend to attend. We also encourage you to submit an abstract and make a presentation. Attached is a tentative draft of the program and the registration form. You will find further information about registration, lodging, transportation, etc. within the meeting portion of the website.

For hotel accommodations, book online at

We have reserved a block of rooms February 18 and 19 (two nights) at the special rate of $335.00 per night plus taxes.  Cutoff date to get the special rate is January 29, 2018.

If you would like to extend your stay outside of these dates, please call 1-800-441-1414 and mention "ISPS Society Meeting ACAD0218" (group name).

The hotel is offering the following discounts to our group:

  • Discounted golf per player at $195 per round including Forecaddie 5%
  • Discount on spa treatments
  • Discounted group guest rooms valid three days pre and post program dates based on availability
  • Discounted suite rates: Prado $695 per night, Toscana $995 per night, Palazzo $1295 per night (one bedroom), Mizner and Manchester Suites (each two king bedrooms) $4,000 per night each

We look forward to seeing you in February.


Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Local Host:
Daniel Kelly (Los Angeles)

Meeting Arrangements:
Patricia Fitzwater
Academic Event Management
1396 Rancho Lane
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
805-300-9154 Fax 805-494-1103

ISPS Joint Activity February 19, 2018 2:00pm-5:00pm
Salk Architecture Tours
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 N Torrey Pines Rd • La Jolla, CA 92037
Group transportation will be provided from the Fairmont Grand Del Mar

ISPS Members: $700
Includes: Scientific Sessions, Course Food and Beverage (Continental Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch), Opening Reception, ISPS Joint Activity, Gala Dinner

Spouses: $300
Includes: Opening Reception, ISPS Joint Activity, Gala Dinner

If a written request is received before January 31, 2018, a 50% refund will be allowed. After this date no refund is due.