ISASS 2021

Join Us at ISASS21

It’s time to re-connect with friends and colleagues! Join us in beautiful South Beach, Miami for the 2021 ISASS Annual Conference. We’ve re-energized this year’s program with a focus on new techniques, more international perspectives, and candid discussions of complications and new technologies.

Don’t Miss:
  • • Keynote Lecture: When to Say “No” to Major Surgery for the Adult Patient by Christopher Shaffrey, MD
  • • Lumbar Spine Controversies that Matter in Your OR
  • • The Great Debates session on Saturday afternoon
  • • Young Surgeon Grants, Reception, and Networking Dinners

Important Dates

  • 01.21.21 Early-bird Registration Deadline
  • 01.22.21 Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 02.08.21 Young Surgeon Grant Application Deadline
  • 02.25.21 Abstract Notifications Sent

Distinguished Faculty


Attendee Comments


Call for Abstracts

Abstract Deadline: January 22, 2021

The ISASS 21 Annual Conference is an opportunity to present your research on all topics relating to the management of spinal disorders from basic science to outcomes. Abstracts may be submitted for Podium or Scientific Poster presentation.

Abstract acceptance notifications will be sent to presenting authors on February 25, 2021. Note that presenters must register for the conference by March 25, 2021 for their abstract to be included. Review the full abstract guidelines at the link below.

Abstracts Categories

  • • Adult Spinal Deformity
  • • Biologics
  • • Biomechanics
  • • Cervical Degenerative
  • • Diagnostics
  • • Endoscopic Technologies & Techniques
  • • Innovation
  • • Lumbar Degenerative
  • • Material Science
  • • MIS
  • • Navigation & Robotics
  • • Non-Operative Care
  • • Outpatient Spinal Surgery
  • • Pediatric Spine
  • • Regenerative Medicine
  • • Sacroiliac Joint
  • • Trauma, Tumor & Infection
  • • Value, Outcomes & Healthcare Economics


Conference registration includes admittance to all program sessions, program materials, breakfast, lunch & refreshment breaks Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and course reception on Thursday.

Risk Free Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your attendance due to COVID-19 related travel restrictions (implemented by your institution or a state or federal government agency) or health reasons, your registration will be refunded in full.

To receive your refund, an email with documentation highlighting the reason for cancellation must be sent to Val Broyles.

For any other cancellations, a $50 administrative fee will apply. Cancellations after April 14, 2021 (aside from those noted above), will not be refunded.

Payment Policy: Please note that check or wire transfer payments for registration must be received by April 14, 2021. If payment is not received by this date, your registration will be cancelled.


Registration Fees

  *Practice in Lower or Lower-Middle Income Country as Defined by the World Bank.

The Loews Miami Beach Hotel

The Loews Miami Beach blends the elegance of the Art Deco era with the comfort and luxury of today. We'll meet and stay at this incredible location, situated on three and a half acres of gorgeous beachfront in the heart of South Beach.

1601 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Room Rate:
Single/Double — $299 per night, plus a $16 daily resort fee and taxes

Reservations Procedure
Make your reservation by April 21st to receive the discounted rate!

To make your reservation:
Call the Loews Miami Beach at 1-888-879-0462 and ask to book a room for the “ISASS” meeting or book online