Past Meetings

FAQs

About IMAST

What is IMAST?
The International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques (IMAST), sponsored by the Scoliosis Research Society, provides an international scientific forum for spine professionals to stay up-to-date on emerging new technologies and techniques. For three days, spine surgeons and other allied health professionals from around the world discuss, debate and demonstrate recent advances in spine surgery.

Who can attend IMAST?
IMAST invites those who include spinal surgery techniques or technology in their profession, including spine surgeons (both orthopaedic and neurological surgeons), Residents, Fellows, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Engineers and Company Personnel.

What language is spoken at IMAST?
Presentations and course materials will be provided in English.

Where is IMAST?
The 19th IMAST will be held at the Istanbul Congress Center, Istanbul, Turkey.

Abstracts

What is the deadline to submit an abstract?
The deadline to submit an abstract was February 1, 2012 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time. Only abstracts submitted online by the deadline will be considered. IMAST does not accept late-breaking abstracts.

Exhibitors

How do I get a copy of the exhibit prospectus?
The IMAST Exhibit Prospectus and 2012 Corporate Supporters Program is available on the Exhibits tab of this website. If you would like a copy mailed to you, or if you have any questions, contact Megan Kelley at mkelley@srs.org.

Registration

How do I register for IMAST?
Online registration for the 19th IMAST is open and available on the Registration tab of this website. Both an online option will be available as well as a PDF form that may be completed and either mailed or faxed to the SRS office.

Housing

Where do I reserve housing?
Housing arrangements are now available on the Housing tab of this website.

Activities & Tours

Where do I sign up for tours and activities?
Tour and activity information is provided on the Tours tab of this website.

Still have questions? Contact:
Scoliosis Research Society:
Meetings Department
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
P. +1-414-289-9107
F. +1-414-276-3349
E. meetings@srs.org

IMAST Committee

Chair
Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD

Past Chair
Todd J. Albert, MD

Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS
Charles H. Crawford, III, MD
Benny T. Dahl, MD
Mark Dekutoski, MD
Lawrence G. Lenke, MD
Morio Matsumoto, MD
Praveen Mummaneni, MD
Michael F. O'Brien, MD
Glenn Rechtine, II, MD
Justin S. Smith, MD
Daniel J. Sucato, MD, MD

 

Save the Date
20th IMAST
July 10-13, 2013
Vancouver, Canada

 

Scoliosis Research Society
Meetings Department
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
P. + 1-414-289-9107
F. + 1-414-276-3349
E. meetings@srs.org