Another successful year for the Global Spine Congress



The Global Spine Congress (GSC) again successfully brought 1,700 spine professionals from all over the world to Singapore on May 2–5, 2018.  Participants attended four days of GSC's scientific program showcasing the latest research, innovative techniques and cutting-edge technologies in spine surgery.


With the vision to create a truly global spine congress—gathering international speakers and participants, the GSC has experienced exponential growth since its inception in 2009. AOSpine's annual event provides a unique approach to sharing knowledge and developing new approaches to the treatment of spinal disorders to help advance spinal care and improve patient care.


Highlights from the GSC in Singapore:


  • 1100 abstracts submitted
  • 1700 international participants
  • 171 expert speakers from 31 countries
  • Symposia from 12 guest spine societies
  • 46 sponsoring companies
  • Scientific program which included pre-courses, AOSpine and society symposia


For the first time in GSC history, the scientific program featured three 1-day intensive cadaver workshops organized by the North American Spine Society (NASS). Also new this year, the GSC brought part of its scientific program straight to individual's homes, offices and hospitals through live streaming a select number of symposia.



 GSC Chairperson Jeffrey Wang2 - 2<>


With another successful year behind us, we now turn our attention to the next Global Spine Congress taking place in Toronto from May 15–18, 2019.


Don't miss this opportunity to submit your abstract and a chance to present your research to hundreds of spine specialists from all over the world.


The call to submit an abstract is open until September 15, 2018.


Take a look at the full list of categories and topics here .

Abstracts accepted for the GSC appear in a special supplement to the Global Spine Journal—a great opportunity for you to have your work viewed worldwide in an internationally renowned spine publication.







Newsletter 17 | July 2018

Newsletter 17

July 2018

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