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IMAST: The 21st International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques


Key Dates

Abstract Notification April 1, 2014 (Annual Meeting Notification- April 15)
Deadline to Withdraw w/o "No-Show" May 1, 2014
Deadline to Make Corrections to Titles/ Authors**  May 1, 2014
Presenter Registration Deadline May 1, 2014
Deadline to Upload E-Posters for Inclusion on the CD-ROM June 1, 2014
Deadline to Submit Non-Exclusive License Form & Attestation June 15, 2014
Deadline to Upload E-Posters for Display Onsite July 9, 2014

**Authors may only be added to an abstract if they have an existing author account in the abstract submission system and a completed COI Disclosure Form. Changes may NOT be made to the body of the abstract, images or tables. Sorry, no exceptions.

Presenter Requirements

Confirmation & Registration

In order for a poster to be displayed at IMAST, the presenting author or one co-author must be registered to attend.  Note that if you or your co-author do not register for the meeting by May 1, your poster will be removed from the program and not displayed onsite or on the CD-ROM. Please visit the Registration tab of this website to register online.

Housing & Travel

Presenters are expected to register, pay required registration fees and incur all costs for housing and travel. Please visit the Housing tab for details on arranging housing and travel to Valencia.

Non-Exclusive License

A non-exclusive license form is required from all E-Poster presenters no later than June 1, 2014. **The Non-Exclusive License Form should be uploaded to the ScholarOne Speaker Management system. Forms can be uploaded in the Meeting Invitation which can be found in the messages section (left-hand side) of the welcome tab upon logging in. For assistance with username and passwords please contact the SRS Meetings Team at meetings@srs.org or +1-414-289-9107.

E-Poster Guidelines & Submission

E-poster presentations are available for review during IMAST on computer kiosks and are also distributed on CD to all attendees. E-Poster abstracts are not published in the program book, although an index of E-Posters, including the abstract summary, will be included.  Any corrections to the title or author listing must be sent by email to meetings@srs.org no later than May 1. **Authors may only be added to an abstract if they have an existing author account in the abstract submission system and a completed COI Disclosure Form. Sorry, no exceptions.

E-Posters must be submitted to the Online Speaker Ready Room. Authors who would like their E-Poster to be included on the CD-ROM, must upload it to the Speaker Ready Room no later than June 1.  All E-Posters uploaded by July 1, 2014 will appear on the onsite kiosks. It is not necessary to upload twice. Online Speaker Ready Room Coming Soon

Download the E-Poster Presentation Guidelines


Please note that all E-Posters must include a slide listing of all the author(s)' financial disclosures.

Download a Sample Disclosure Slide

Please do not hesitate to contact SRS with any questions at meetings@srs.org, or by phone at +1-414-289-9107.

Past Meetings

IMAST Committee

Chair - Christopher I. Shaffrey,MD Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, MS
Kenneth M.C. Cheung, MD
Richard H. Gross, MD
Steven W. Hwang, MD
Lori A. Karol, MD
Panagiotis G. Korovessis, MD, PhD
Mun Keong Kwan, MBBS, MS Orth
Jean-Charles Le Huec, MD, PhD
Morio Matsumoto, MD
Addisu Mesfin, MD
Hani Mhaidli, MD
Vikas V. Patel, MD
Frank J. Schwab, MD
Rajiv K. Sethi, MD
Justin S. Smith, MD, PhD
Hee Kit Wong, MD