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53rd Annual Meeting & Course

October 10-13, 2018
Bologna, Italy

Polo Congressuale
Piazza Costituzione 3, 40128, Bologna

Advanced Registration Closed

Advanced Registration Deadline: September 10, 2018
After this date, registrations will only be accepted onsite. No exceptions will be made.

More information on Onsite Registration


Download the Annual Meeting Mobile App

The 53rd Annual Meeting Mobile App is now  available to download on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.  Don't miss out on new features designed to enhance the attendee experience, including:

  • Detailed Meeting Agenda
  • Ability to create personalized schedule
  • Meeting & Session Evaluations
  • "Ask A Question" feature during session discussions
  • Live Polls during sessions
  • Hibbs Award Voting
  • Alert System for real time updates from SRS

To download, search "SRS AM 2018" in the App Store and click "Get"

About the SRS Annual Meeting & Course

The Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting & Course is a forum for the realization of the Society's mission and goals, to foster the optimal care of all patients 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.

  • During a five-year period, held in North America three times and outside North America twice.
  • Approximately 1,400 attendees
  • The latest and greatest scientific research, methods and techniques in spinal deformity
  • 2.5 - day program plus Pre-Meeting Course, including podium papers, Half-Day Courses, Lunchtime Symposiums and E-Posters.
  • Podium presentations are four minutes in length
  • Minimum two-year follow up required for abstract submissions, except those submitted to the Innovative Methods category

The Annual Meeting & Course is open to anyone involved in the treatment of spinal deformities including spine surgeons, residents and fellows, physician assistants, nurses and other allied health professionals, and researchers. The presentations selected from over 1,600 submissions will provide valuable information to all individuals caring for patients with spinal deformities.

All scientific and educational programing during the 53rd Annual Meeting & Course will be held at the Bologna Congress Center.