By: 11 April 2017
PREVIEW: Global Spine Congress 2017, 3–6 May 2017, Milan

The AOSpine annual flagship event this year takes place in Italy at the Milan Congress Center

The Global Spine Congress (GSC) has a packed schedule this year with a unique scientific programme and parallel sessions covering more than 25 topics. The meeting will showcase all the latest technologies and cutting-edge innovations in spine surgery.

This year, the GSC has received a record number of 1048 abstracts. The scientific programme will include pre-courses, the AOSpine Symposia, a Society Symposium and peer-reviewed paper sessions, all scheduled to be presented as oral or e-poster presentations, plus AOSpine members-only sessions.

The GSC is one of the biggest gatherings for spine surgeons from all over the world. The event provides an outstanding forum to exchange ideas, network with fellow spine professionals and learn about the latest research, techniques and technologies in spine surgery. Confirmed speakers include key opinion leaders such as Jeffrey Wang, Daniel Riew, Claudio Lamartina, Michael Fehlings, Cumhur Oner, Sh Rajasekaran, Klaus Schnake, James Harrop, Bizhan Aarabi, Sigurd Berven, Lawrence Lenke, David Polly, Manabu Ito, Charles Fisher, Laurence Rhines, Stefano Boriani, Ziya Gokaslan, Luiz Vialle, Chung Chek Wong and many more.

The Global Spine Congress is unique in its approach to sharing knowledge and developing new approaches to the treatment of spinal disorders in order to help advance spine care. The congress is open to all surgeons, spine practitioners, allied healthcare professionals and researchers, and will offer a full schedule over three days.

We are very much looking forward to hosting this outstanding event and its exclusive approach to sharing knowledge and developing new approaches to the treatment of spinal disorders. The GSC 2017 will encourage lively discussions among participants and will generate new ideas to help advance spine care. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us at the GSC, we look forward to welcoming you to Milan in May 2017.


To view the preliminary programme and register for the Global Spine Congress, visit

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