Scoliosis Research Society presents






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.

When is IMAST?

IMAST has moved from July to April; the 27th IMAST will be April 1-4, 2020.

Where is IMAST?

The 27th IMAST will be held at the Anthenaeum InterContinental in Athens, Greece.


What is the deadline to submit an abstract?

The deadline to submit an abstract is November 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time. Only abstracts submitted online by the deadline will be considered. IMAST does not accept late-breaking abstracts. More information is available on the Abstracts tab of this website.


How do I get a copy of the exhibit prospectus?

The IMAST Exhibit Prospectus and 2020 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 the SRS Meetings Department at


How do I register for IMAST?

Online registration for IMAST will be available on the Registration tab of this website beginning December 16, 2019. 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 at 555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100, Milwaukee, WI 53202 or faxed to 414-276-3349.


Where do I reserve housing?

Housing arrangements will be available on the Housing tab of this website.

Still have questions? Contact:
Scoliosis Research Society:
Meetings Department
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: +1-414-289-9107
Fax: +1-414-276-3349