IMAST Past Meeting

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The 20th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques

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Key Dates

Abstract Submission Open November 1, 2012
Housing Open February 1, 2013
Exhibitor Registration Forms Due January 11, 2013
Registration Open February 1, 2013
Abstract Submission Deadline February 1, 2013 at 11:59 pm EST
Abstract Notification April 1, 2013 (Annual Meeting notification – April 15)
Housing Deadline June 7, 2013
Advance Registration Deadline June 15, 2013
Registration Cancellation Deadline July 1, 2013


IMAST gathers leading spine surgeons, innovative research, and the most advanced spine technologies in an international forum. For three days, surgeons from around the world will discuss, debate and demonstrate new spine techniques to help each other improve patient care. Course highlights include:

  • Topics focus on new and advanced techniques in treating scoliosis, trauma, tumors, and degenerative diseases;
  • Updates in spine technology, including motion-sparing devices, nucleus replacements, and biologics;
  • Equal emphasis on cervical and lumbar degenerative; tumor, trauma, infection and iatrogenic; pediatric and adult deformity;
  • Interactive format, including expert roundtable discussions, debates and Instructional Course Lectures with expert lecturers;
  • 120+ scientific papers and E-Posters;
  • 40+ exhibits and Hands-On Workshops by the world's leading spine companies;
  • Podium presentations are 4-minutes in length and podium point presentations are 2-minutes in length;
  • Continuing Medical Education credits.

Save the Date

21st IMAST - July 16-19, 2014
Valencia, Spain

IMAST Committee

Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD

Past Chair
Todd J. Albert, MD

Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS
Kenneth M.C. Cheung, MD
Samuel K. Cho, MD
Benny T. Dahl, MD, PhD, DMSci
John R. Dimar, II, MD
Patrick C. Hsieh, MD, MSc
Andrew H. Jea, MD
Panagiotis Korovessis, MD, PhD
Toshiaki Kotani, MD, PhD
Morio Matsumoto, MD
Frank J. Schwab, MD
Justin S. Smith, MD, PhD
Daniel J. Sucato, MD, MS

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