IMAST Past Meeting

Scoliosis Research Society
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100 Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: + 1-414-289-9107
Fax: + 1-414-276-3349
Email: meetings@srs.org

Registration

Key Dates
Registration Open February 1, 2013
Advance Registration Deadline June 15, 2013

Advance Registration Has Closed and All Delegates Must Register On-Site In Vancouver

  Advance Registration
Base Fees
On or Before
June 15, 2013
One Day
July 11, 12,      or 13
Onsite Registration          July 11-13
 
SRS Fellows – Physician $850 $500 $950
SRS Fellows – Non-Physician $400 $500 $500
SRS Emeritus Fellows $400 $500 $500
Resident/Fellow/Medical Student $400 $500 $500
Non-Member Physician $1050 $500 $1150
Non-Member Non-Physician $500 $500 $600
Industry Representative $1100 $500 $1200
Delegates from Reduced Rate  Counties* $350 $500 $450
Guest $0 N/A $0

Registration Procedure

Online registration for the 20th IMAST is encouraged. However, delegates may also register by completing and mailing or faxing the Registration Form. All registrations will be confirmed via email. If you do not receive a confirmation within two weeks of submission, please contact the Scoliosis Research Society at +1-414-289-9107, or meetings@srs.org

The advance registration deadline is June 15, 2013. After this date, registrations will only be accepted onsite. No exceptions will be made.

What’s Included?

The delegate base registration fee includes entrance to the general and concurrent sessions, instructional course lectures, roundtable and case discussions, debates, the IMAST exhibit hall, breakfasts, breaks, lunches, and the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, July 10. An additional $25 charge applies for each ticket to the Course Reception on Friday, July 12. Optional tours may also be added for additional fees, as indicated.

The guest base registration fee allows guests to register for optional social events such as the Welcome Reception, Course Reception and Optional Tours.  Individuals who are not registered will not be allowed to attend official SRS activities.  Guest registration does not include admission to the sessions, meals, or the exhibit hall.

Benefits of Advance Registration

There are many benefits to registering in advance for IMAST including:

  • Guaranteed materials pick up upon arrival in Vancouver
  • Shorter lines that move quickly
  • Guaranteed access to social events such as the Course Reception
  • Significantly lower registration rates than those charged onsite
  • Onsite access to online evaluations and CME certificates

Reduced Rate Countries Registration

*Click here for information on countries that qualify for reduced rate registration.  Reduced rate registration is now available online.  Delegates may also register using the PDF form.

Guest Attendance (Does not include session admittance.)

Guests must complete and submit a separate Registration Form. Guest registration gives individuals the ability to register for optional tours, the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, July 10 for $20 and the Course Reception on July 12 for an additional $30. For individual tour descriptions and pricing, please click on the Tour tab. Entrance to the scientific sessions is not included in guest registration fees. Only guests registered as Non-Member Non-Physicians will be allowed to participate in above scientific sessions and breaks. Sorry, no exceptions will be made.

Guest Attendance (Includes session admittance.)

Guests wishing to attend the Scientific Program should register as Non-Member Non-Physicians by filling out a separate Registration Form. Guests that register as a Non-Member Non-Physician will receive entrance to the general and concurrent sessions, instructional course lectures, roundtable and case discussions, debates, the IMAST exhibit hall, breakfasts, breaks, lunches, and the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, July 10. An additional $25 charge applies for each ticket to the Course Reception on Friday, July 12. Optional tours may also be added for additional fees, as indicated.

Welcome Reception

All registered delegates and registered guests are invited to pick up their registration materials and to attend the IMAST Welcome Reception on Wednesday, July 10 from 17:00 – 20:30. The reception will be hosted in the Exhibit Hall at the Vancouver Convention Center, where beverages and light hors d’ oeuvres will be served. There is no charge for registered delegates, though a ticket must be requested at the time of registration. The Welcome Reception add-on fee is $20 USD for registered guests, and a ticket must be requested at the time of registration. Dress for the Welcome Reception is business casual.

Exhibitors

Exhibitor registration forms will be mailed to exhibiting companies with the booth assignments in February 2013. Please do not register your booth personnel online.

Substitutions

Name substitutions must be made to SRS in writing prior to June 15, 2013. Any name substitutions made onsite will result in a $100 processing fee. If the original registrant shows up at the meeting, he/she will be responsible for a new onsite registration fee.

Cancellations & Refunds

All cancellations must be received in writing. Delegates may fax their cancellation to (414) 276-3349 or email it to meetings@srs.org. Delegates will receive a confirmation and refund within 14 days of receipt of their cancellation notice. SRS will grant a full refund, less a 10% processing fee, for cancellations received in writing on or before July 1, 2013. No refunds will be granted after July 1, 2013.

Save the Date


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

IMAST Committee

Chair
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

©  2014 Scoliosis Research Society.