Conference Schedule

TimeEvent
8:00 - 10:30General Session: MIS
Moderators: Ali Araghi, DO; Frank Phillips, MD; Sheeraz Qureshi, MD; Jian Shen, MD
10:30 - 11:00Break on Exhibit Floor
11:00 - 12:00General Session: Spinal Innovation
Moderators: Mark Kurd, MD; Stephen Hochschuler, MD
12:00 - 1:30Industry Workshops (Not CME)
1:30 - 2:30Symposium 1: Pain management. Why do we do injections at all? The evidence is really weak.
Moderator: Pierce Nunley, MD
2:30 - 3:30General Session: Biomechanics
Moderator: Leonard Voronov, MD
3:30 - 4:00Break on Exhibit Floor
4:00 - 5:00General Session: Cervical Motion Preservation
Moderators: Seok Woo Kim, MD; Harel Deutsch, MD
5:00 - 6:00Oral Posters
6:00 - 8:00Opening Reception
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8:00 - 9:15General Session: Adult Spinal Deformity
Moderators: Ricardo Fontes, MD; Hanjo Kim, MD
9:15 - 10:10Presidential Address by Dr. Hee-Kit Wong and Presidential Guest Speaker
10:10 - 10:40Break on Exhibit Floor
10:40 - 12:00General Session: Tumor, Trauma and Infection
Moderators: Steven Ludwig, MD; Yu-Po Lee, MD
12:00 - 1:30Industry Workshops (Not CME)
1:30 - 2:30Symposium 2: Adult Spinal Deformity
Moderators: Luis Pimenta, MD, PhD
2:30 - 3:00General Session: Values and Outcomes in Spine Surgery
Moderators: Neel Anand, MD; Alexander Vaccaro, MD
3:00 - 3:30Awards Ceremony and Transfer of Presidency; Guest Speaker Robin R. Young
3:30 - 4:00Break on Exhibit Floor
4:00 - 5:00General Session: Lumber Motion Preservation
Moderators: Jack Zigler, MD; Luiz Pimenta, MD, PhD
5:00 - 6:00Symposium 3: Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery
Moderators: Anthony Yeung, MD; Choll Kim, MD
TimeEvent
6:45 - 7:455k Fun Run
8:00 - 9:00General Session: Thoraco-Lumbar Degenerative
Moderator: Gunnar B.J. Andersson, MD, PhD; Michael Gerling, MD
9:00 - 10:00Symposium 4: Don't believe the hype....
Moderator: Alexander Vaccaro, MD
10:00- 10:30Break on Exhibit Floor
10:30 - 12:00General Session: Cervical Degenerative
Moderators: Gunny Deol, MD; Kris Siemenow, MD
12:00- 1:00General Session: ACSR at ISASS: Controversies in Spine Surgery
Moderators: Mark Kurd, MD; Alexander Vaccaro, MD
1:00 - 2:00General Session: Endoscopic Surgery
Moderators: Michael Wang, MD; Christopher Yeung, MD
2:00 - 3:00General Session: Pediatric Spine
Moderator: Joseph Zavatsky, MD; Tom Errico, MD
3:00 - 3:10ISASS Business Meeting
3:10 - 3:15Close of ISASS17
3:30 - 5:30Cadaver Lab Lecture
TimeEvent
7:00 - 3:00Cadaver Lab