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19th Annual Meeting of the Korean American Spine Society

July 11, 2024 to July 13, 2024
Now in its 19th year, the Korean American Spine Society (KASS) gathers spine surgeons in a collegial and educational Annual Meeting. Our members are primarily Korean Americans, both orthopedic and neurological spine surgeons. All are welcome at the Annual Meeting, which combines in-depth CME education from leaders in the field, free papers to exchange the members’ latest research, and honest conversation about clinical cases and complications.

KASS partners with numerous medical device and spine companies with exhibits, workshops, and other promotional support opportunities. The Annual Meeting also provides a time for colleagues and families to connect over meals, activities, a Welcome Reception, and the Annual Dinner, which features a general interest speaker sharing their perspective of the Korean American experience.
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2nd Annual Summer Spine Symposium

July 18, 2024 to July 20, 2024
Grand Summit Hotel | Park City, Utah
Cedars-Sinai Spine at Cedars Sinai and Och Spine at NewYork-Presbyterian are again collaborating to offer a reunion spine meeting in beautiful Park City. The meeting will be a joint reunion for the fellows, former fellows, and colleagues of our programs. However, all practicing spine surgeons and fellows are invited to join us! We look forward to connecting with you and your families and anticipate a stimulating scientific program at the 2nd Annual Summer Spine Symposium.

This outstanding meeting will feature:

A refreshing case-based program
Plenty of time to enjoy Park City’s multiple summer activities
Relaxed social events enabling us to re-connect with friends.
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2nd Annual Endoscopic Spine Surgery Symposium

July 26, 2024 to July 27, 2024
Seattle Science Foundation | 550 17th Ave #600, Seattle, WA
The 2nd Annual 2nd Annual ESRG Meeting: Embracing Technological Advancements for Complex Spine Pathology is an advanced training course held for orthopedic and neurosurgeons who treat spinal conditions with cutting edge full-endoscopic surgical technique. Internationally recognized speakers will focus on highly specific endoscopic spine surgery related topics. Benchmark functional outcomes from the Endoscopic Spine Research Group from various full-endoscopic procedures will be presented and discussed. This will be complemented by in-depth debates regarding the indication and application of full-endoscopic technique in spine surgery. The design is to gain knowledge and experience of the new modalities in full-endoscopic spine surgery, addressing both the guidelines and controversies of the field, as well as attaining hands-on exposure and training in the cadaver lab.
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Spine Across the Sea

July 28, 2024 to August 1, 2024
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, 1571 Poipu Rd., Koloa, HI 96756
Spine Across the Sea, takes place July 28 – August 1, 2024 in the beautiful setting of Kauai, Hawaii at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa and celebrates a 30-year collaboration between NASS and the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research (JSSR).

Key opinion leaders from around the world will provide the latest information and concepts in spine care through oral and poster scientific presentations as well as symposia. A technical exhibition will feature the latest spine products and services.
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Pittsburgh Spine Summit 2024

August 8, 2024 to August 10, 2024
Pittsburgh, PA
An annual meeting devoted to advancing the field of spine surgery through the exposition of relevant spine surgical skills, advanced technologies and complications from master spine surgeons. The program is designed for senior-level residents and early-career spine surgeons from both Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery backgrounds. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other physicians involved in the care of patients with spinal disease are also encouraged to attend.

Target Audience
Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic residents and early career spine surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners

Learning Objectives
Discuss the current state of spinal procedures and new technologies
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9th Annual Spinal Deformity Symposium 2024

August 24, 2024
Seattle Science Foundation, Seattle , WA
The 9th Annual Spinal Deformity Symposium is an advanced training course held for current and future orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons who treat adult patients with spinal deformities. Nationally recognized speakers will focus on provocative topics and in-depth debates. They will also provide live surgical demonstrations in state-of-the-art lab facilities. This course is designed to focus on the surgical treatment of adult spinal deformity, address guidelines and controversies in the field, as well as provide opportunities to practice new surgical advances and techniques in the hands-on cadaver lab.

This hybrid course will offer the opportunity for learners to attend virtually & in-person.
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Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Forum 24

September 5, 2024 to September 7, 2024
The Bellagio, 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89109
Scientific program registration includes admittance to all sessions at the Bellagio, course materials, and meals listed in the program. Note that scientific program registration is open to surgeons and other health care providers. T
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International Pain & Spine Intervention Society (IPSIS) Annual Meeting

September 11, 2024 to September 14, 2024
The Westin Copley Place, Boston 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 02116
Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional pain procedures;
Apply new research findings to the practice of ethical, evidence-based interventional pain care;
Define important patient-centered outcome measures in practice settings.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The International Pain and Spine Intervention Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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North American Spine Society (NASS) 39th Annual Meeting

September 25, 2024 to September 28, 2024
Chicago, IL McCormick Place, West Building
NASS 2024 in Chicago will feature a robust educational program including cutting-edge spine research, and the opportunity to hear from key opinion leaders and world-renowned experts.

A special President’s Symposium will bring together leaders from key federal agencies to discuss today’s most pressing issues in healthcare. Other highlights include an International Symposia with strategic partners, a Section on ISMM, sessions for early career spine professionals, Women in Spine Luncheon sessions, a Section on Innovation Spine Research as well as Novel Technologies sessions.

Get hands-on at the world’s largest spine technical exhibition to experience the latest innovations from industry. Watch top surgeons demo procedures and new technologies at the Surgical Stadium. Network and collaborate with colleagues. And experience Chicago, a world-class city, with so much to explore. Join us this September at NASS 2024!
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Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Philadelphia Spine Research Society (PSRS) 7th International Spine Research Symposium

November 10, 2024 to November 14, 2024
Skytop Lodge, Skytop, Pennsylvania
The Philadelphia Spine Research Society (PSRS) and the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) welcomes you to the ORS PSRS 7th International Spine Research Symposium. The meeting will be held at Skytop Lodge located in picturesque Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, a short drive from Philadelphia from November 10-14, 2024. Since 2011, the PSRS has been holding a biennial international symposium that has brought together leading researchers, clinicians, and industry from all parts of the world. The past meetings have been highly successful and received high praise and positive feedback from participants.

This exciting multiday meeting will provide a forum for discussion of the latest research, medical innovations, and the most advanced scholarship in Spine Research. This symposium will foster a greater understanding of the clinical problems associated with degenerative disc disease and will highlight cutting-edge scientific research in areas of basic biology, epidemiology, disease mechanisms, biomechanics, tissue engineering, and imaging of the intervertebral disc. The meeting format will have plenty of networking time in the afternoon and post-dinner and the convenient location of Skytop will provide great opportunities for outdoor and adventure activities that have made Pocono mountains a favorite tourist destination. The program will feature invited talks by several leading researchers. The meeting format will also provide opportunities for new investigators, postdoctoral trainees, and graduate students to present their work in podium/poster sessions and to exchange ideas in an informal setting with experienced investigators at the forefront of their field. The Society will confer its 6th Lifetime Research Achievement Award at the meeting to recognize long-standing contributions of a selected nominee. I hope that you will join us for this exciting meeting in November 2024.
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18th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis and the Growing Spine (ICEOS)

November 13, 2024 to November 15, 2024
The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch | Scottsdale, Arizona
The 18th International Congress will meet in the midst of the beautiful Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale, Arizona. Enjoy sweeping views of red rocks and the classic silhouette of Saguaro cacti during your visit to the Southwest at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Stay posted for updates on submitting abstracts, invited faculty, recreation, and more! (see link for details)
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8th Annual Multidisciplinary Spine Care Conference 2024

November 14, 2024 to November 16, 2024
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island - Amelia Island, Florida
This course is designed to enhance physician and advance practice provider comfort in the management of patients with diverse spinal disorders and conditions. This two-day course focuses on discussions concerning the management of spinal disorders, as well as technological advancements, controversial spine topics, complications and socioeconomic issues. The course provides a mixture of didactic, case-based and evidence-based guideline review, along with an opportunity for panel discussion.
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10th Annual Spine Trauma Summit 2024

November 15, 2024 to November 16, 2024
Seattle Science Foundation | 550 17th Ave #600, Seattle, WA
The 10th Annual Spine Trauma Summit provides an update on the current evidence-based practices in spine trauma care. The meeting combines lectures with interactive sessions to address questions and develop a consensus on best practices for all key areas of spinal cord injuries. It also includes live surgical demonstrations and a hands-on BioSkills session for in-person learners.

This conference will enhance recognition of key injury variables and provide important updates on spinal cord injury management and the latest techniques in minimally invasive spine fracture treatment. Hands-on training for participants will include the most advanced technologies available to improve cognitive as well as haptic skill sets.
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