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IMAST Final Program       Podium Presentations      IMAST E-Posters

The IMAST Final Program, Podium Presentation Abstracts and E-Poster Abstracts are only available in digital format.

IN-PERSON Program: April 6-9, 2022 | Miami, Florida, USA | InterContinental Miami

Persons attending the in-person meeting may pick up their name badge and registration materials at the IMAST registration desk located on Level 2 - Mezzanine of the InterContinental Miami.

VIRTUAL Program: April 5 - June 30, 2022

To access the virtual platform, click the Virtual IMAST access link below, enter your SRS username and password, and select the 29th IMAST virtual offering listed under “My Courses”. If you do not see the 29th IMAST listed under "My Courses", click here to register for the meeting.

Virtual IMAST Platform

LIVE VIRTUAL-ONLY Program: April 7-9, 2022

The virtual live IMAST program will run April 7-9, 2022. The virtual live program includes the presidential address, presentation of the Whitecloud award nominated papers, instructional course lectures, abstract presentations, case discussions, an Early Career Surgeons session, and industry sessions.

All session and presentation times are listed and will be presented in the Eastern Time Zone (EDT) and subject to change. To assist with how to convert times to your specific time zone; use the online time converter.

SELF-PACED Program: April 5 - June 30, 2022

The virtual IMAST platform will be available for self-paced learning to in-person and virtual-only meeting delegates beginning April 5 through June 30, 2022.


All session and presentation times are listed in the Eastern Time Zone (EDT) and subject to change. To assist with how to convert times to your specific time zone; use the online time converter.


17:30-19:00- Welcome Reception

19:15-20:45- Cases & Cocktails (Four Concurrent Sessions)

  1. Cases & Cocktails 1: Worst Neuromonitoring Disasters and Lessons Learned
  2. Cases & Cocktails 2: VBT Disasters & Revisions
  3. Cases & Cocktails 3: Cervical and Adult Trauma
  4. Cases & Cocktails 4: Adjacent Segment Failure/Breakdown

07:30- 08:30- Hands-On Workshops with Breakfast (Non-CME)

09:00- 11:15- Session 1: Whitecloud Award Nominees & Presidential Keynote Address

11:55- 13:00- Concurrent Sessions 2A-B: Abstract Presentations 

  1. Innovations in Adult Spinal Deformity
  2. Innovations in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

13:15- 14:15- Hands-On Workshops with Lunch (Non-CME)

14:45- 16:15- Concurrent Sessions 3A-C: Instructional Course Lectures

  1. Advanced MIS Techniques: A Case-Based Video Symposium from the SRS-AANS Task-Force
  2. Non-Fusion Surgery- The Next Level. Advanced Techniques and Revision Strategies
  3. SI Joint: to Fuse or Not to Fuse?

16:15- 16:45- Concurrent Sessions 4A-C: Debates

  1. Changing Fate: Pre-Operative Optimization Strategies to Improve Post-operative Outcomes in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
  2. Pediatric Cervical Spine: Deformity, Developmental and Dysplastic Challenges
  3. Managing Complex Issues in Patients with Spinal Tumors

18:00- 19:00- Afternoon Hands-On Workshops with Beverages and Snacks (Non-CME)

07:30- 08:30- Hands-On Workshops with Breakfast (Non-CME)

09:00- 10:10- Concurrent Sessions 5A-B: Abstract Presentations 

  1. Idiopathic and Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  2. Innovation, Kyphosis and Miscellaneous

10:50- 12:15- Concurrent Sessions 6A-B: Abstract Presentations

  1. Adult Cervical Spine & SI Joint
  2. Adult Spinal Deformity II

12:30- 13:30- Hands-On Workshops with Lunch (Non-CME)

14:00-15:30- Concurrent Sessions 7A-C: Case Presentation Series

  1. Enabling Technologies in Spine Surgery: The Evolution of Spine Surgery: The Evolution of Spine Surgery
  2. The Age of Precision Medicine in Spinal Deformity Surgery
  3. A Moving Topic: Cervical Arthroplasty

16:00- 17:00- Concurrent Sessions 8A-C: Instructional Course Lectures

  1. Cervical Deformity: Where Are We Now?
  2. Neurological Concerns in Spinal Deformity From the SRS-AANS Task-Force
  3. Plan Ahead, Don't Play by Ear: An Early Career Surgeon Session

Early Career Surgeon reception

Faculty Reception (by invitation only)

09:00- 10:20- Session 9: Bandwagon versus Pendulum Swing

10:30- 11:30- Session 10: Current Trends in Management of Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma

11:45- 13:15- Session 11: Lunch with the Experts: Master Video Techniques


Hands-On Workshops (HOWs)

HOWs will be available in-person and live streamed. Each Hands-On Workshop (HOW) is supported and programmed by a single-supporting company and features presentations on topics and technologies selected by the corporate supporter. Breakfast, lunch, or beverages and snacks will be served at each HOW session for in-person delegates. Please note that HOWs are non-CME sessions.

Thursday, April 7 │ 07:30 - 08:30, EDT

  • DuPuy Synthes: Advanced Techniques in the Management of Complex Adult Spinal Deformity
  • SI-Bone: Latest Evolution in Spinopelvic Fixation
  • SeaSpine: Fact vs. Fiction – The Data Behind Bone Grafting Options

Thursday, April 7 │ 13:15 - 14:15, EDT

  • Globus Medical: REFLECT™, A Non-Fusion Technique for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Medtronic: The Importance of Global Sagittal Alignment in ASD and AIS Patients: How Predictive Models Can Help Achieve Patient Specific Goals
  • NuVasive: The Pulse Platform – A Case Review of Pulse in My OR
  • Stryker: Current Trends in Imaging: Workflow, Image Quality and Best Use Scenarios

Thursday, April 7 │18:00 - 19:00, EDT

  • Globus Medical: How a Robotics Program Goes From Acquisition to 100+ Cases Successfully
  • OrthoPediatrics: ApiFix Procedure: Non-Fusion Treatment for AIS
  • Stryker: 3-Dimensional Deformity Correction Utilizing Mesa® 2 Deformity Spinal System, Rail™ 4D Technology and Differential Rod Contouring

Friday, April 8 │ 07:30 - 08:30, EDT

  • Mainstay Medical: Advanced Restorative Neurostimulation’s Permanent Role in the Future of Spine Surgery
  • Pacira Biosciences, Inc.: Innovative Pain Management Techniques for Treating Adult and Pediatric Spine Patients

Friday, April 8 │ 12:30 - 13:30, EDT

  • ATEC Spine: PTP – Prone Transpsoas: The Evolution of Lateral Surgery
  • DePuy Synthes: Advanced Techniques in the Management of Complex Pediatric Deformity
  • Globus Medical: Robotic-Assisted Deformity Correction with a Focus on MIS Deformity Correction
  • Stryker: Imaging of Challenging Procedure Types: Pediatric Deformity, Adult Deformity and CT Junction