Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Annual Meeting & Course?
The Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting & Course is a form for the realization of the Society's mission and goals, the improvement of patient care for those with spinal deformities. Presentations at the Annual Meeting & Course are given by leading experts in the field and have value for health care professionals who treat spinal deformities at all levels and in all ages. Over 125 papers will be presented on an array of topics, including adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, growing spine, kyphosis, adult deformity, trauma, neuromuscular scoliosis and tumors.
What is the attire for the meeting?
Business casual attire (collared shirts, and jeans or khakis) are appropriate for Annual Meeting & Course sessions; ties are not required. Casual attire is recommended for the Course Reception.
Who can attend the Annual Meeting & Course?
Presentations at the Annual Meeting & Course will have value for physicians and allied health personnel who treat spinal deformities at all levels and patients of all ages. Medical students, residents, fellows and researchers with an interest in spinal deformities will also benefit from the materials presented.
What language is spoken at the Annual Meeting & Course?
Presentations and course materials will be provided in English.
Where is the Annual Meeting & Course?
The 49th Annual Meeting & Course will be held at the Dena'ina Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. For more information on the venue visit http://www.anchorageconventioncenters.com/.
What is the deadline to submit an abstract?
The deadline to submit an abstract is February 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST). Only abstracts submitted online by the deadline are considered, no exceptions will be made.
How do I register for the Annual Meeting & Course?
Registration for the 49th Annual Meeting & Course will open on April 15, 2014. Online registration for the 49th Annual Meeting is encouraged and will be available on the Registration tab of this website. In addition to the online registration, PDF registration forms will be available. Completed forms can be mailed or faxed to the SRS office at 555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100, Milwaukee, WI 53202 or faxed to 414-276-3349.
Where do I reserve housing? What is the room rate?
Please visit the Housing tab of this website for information about the hotel, rates or to reserve rooms within the SRS hotel block.
Social Events and Tours
Where do I sign up for tours and activities?
Please visit the Tours tab of this website for complete tour descriptions and for more information on how to register.
Still have questions? Contact:
Scoliosis Research Society:
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202