IMAST: International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques
Toronto, Canada
Past IMAST Meetings

IMAST Committee

Todd J. Albert, MD

Past Chair:
Lawrence G. Lenke, MD

Khaled Kebaish, MD
Praveen Mummaneni, MD
Michael F. O'Brien, MD
B. Stephens Richards, MD
Yutaka Sasao, MD
Daniel J. Sucato, MD

Save the Date 
18th IMAST
July 13-16, 2011
Copenhagen, Denmark

For more information and/or questions, please contact the Scoliosis Research Society:

Meetings Department
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
P. + 1-414-289-9107
F. + 1-414-276-3349

The 17th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques

Key Dates 
Registration Open November 1, 2009
Abstract Submission Open November 1, 2009
Housing Open November 9, 2009
Exhibitor Registration Forms Due January 8, 2010
Abstract Submission Deadline February 1, 2010
Abstract Notification April 1, 2010 (Annual Meeting notification - April 15)
Early Registration Deadline June 1, 2010
Registration Cut-Off June 15, 2010
Housing Deadline June 15, 2010

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:

  • Interactive format, including round tables;
  • Updates in spine technology, including motion-sparing devices, nucleus replacements, and biologics;
  • Advances in treating scoliosis, trauma, tumors, and degenerative diseases;
  • 150+ scientific papers and 400+ E-Posters;
  • Instructional courses with expert lecturers;
  • Hands-On Demonstrations
  • 40+ exhibits and 50+ hands-on demonstrations by the world's leading spine companies;
  • Continuing Medical Education credits.