Neurosurgery is a vast specialty with myriad subspecialties and rapidly evolving technology. Though fundamentals of anatomy, physiology, pathology and surgery remain the same, the mode of treatment is ever changing and progressively minimalist. Modern technology ushers new adventures and the inevitable learning curve with its accompanying problems. When dealing with the issue of Complications, on one hand there is scientific learning; while on the other hand there are ethical considerations and issues, philosophical aspects, moral obligations or probity, and legal implications.

ICCN 2019 aims to be an open forum of unabashed declaration of our failures and what we learnt and what to share with others on a level ground. No one needs to talk about success, except, when having encountered the unexpected disaster, how one was able or unable to surmount it.