AOSpine Members-only Sessions at Global Spine Congress

Join the AOSpine members-only sessions on Wednesday May 15, 2019.




Time: 17.00 – 17.45

How to evaluate new technologies


Moderator: Maarten Spruit, Emiliano Vialle

Speakers: Hani Mhaidli, Asdrubal Falavigna


Where is the line between pioneering ‘early adopter’ and cautious latecomer? This session will focus on the key considerations that surgeons should keep in mind before taking the plunge with new technologies, and how to avoid pitfalls.



How to brand yourself


Moderator: Guvinder Deol

Speakers: Lali Sekhon, Yong Hai, Mohammed el-Sharkawi


Over 1 billion names are googled every single day. As a surgeon it’s very likely someone has looked you up. What people find out about you online and offline determines how you are perceived by patients and business partners. In this session you will learn tips and tricks about how to brand yourself



Time: 17.45 – 18.30

How to be a good leader


Moderator: Jaime Segura

Speakers: Mohamed Abdel-Wanis, Juan Emmerich, Ted Choma


“What you do is the proof of what you believe”. This session will focus on key leadership skills and how they are developed and implemented, through an interactive panel discussion format.



‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. The case that taught me the most’


Moderator: Harry Gebhard

Speakers: Michael Fehlings and many high-profile speakers


During this members-only session moderated by the Fellows Alumni Steering Committee many high-profile speakers will present one case for discussion: ‘The case that taught me the most’. Join the audience to see how the most experienced surgeons handle extreme cases and interact with them and your peers to further develop your skills as a spinal surgeon.



AOSpine Members Assembly


Join S Rajasekaran, Norman Chutkan, Bryan Ashman, Dino Samartzis, Jeffrey Wang, Darrel Brodke and Yan Wang at the AOSpine Member Assembly on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 18:45 just after the Members-only sessions. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about AOSpine governance, education and research activities, other AOSpine initiatives, and to network with the world’s most outstanding spine surgeon community.


We look forward to seeing you there!




Please note


Livestreaming of the members-only sessions as well as the members assembly is available and free of costs for all AOSpine members. An invitation to join will be sent to all AOSpine members in a separate e-mail.










Newsletter 21 | May 2019

Newsletter 21

May 2019

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