Cervical Spine Research Society 25th Annual Instructional Course & 48th Annual Meeting

December 9-12, 2020
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

HousingRegistrationSchedule of EventsCall for AbstractsCMEProgram CommitteeEducation Committee

The Instructional Course & Annual Meeting gathers leading orthopedic and neurosurgical physicians, residents, and fellows in an international forum. The meeting promotes high quality meaningful research, discussion, and exchange of ideas for the diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine injury and disease.

Scientific Meeting Objectives

  • Present the results of current cervical spine research data.
  • Promote discussion of new developments and techniques.
  • Foster research concerning the diagnosis and treatment of cervical spine injury and disease.

Meeting Highlights:

  • Program focused on innovative and new methods/techniques for spinal pathology beyond deformity
  • More than 100 papers will be presented in a two and a half day program.
  • Over fifty e-posters will be presented
  • Commercial exhibits from more than thirty different corporate partners.
  • Industry workshop breakfast & lunches by the world’s leading spine companies
  • Continuing Medical Education credits

Housing

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is revolutionizing the convention industry in the heart of The Strip. With one-of-a-kind private terraces, breathtaking views and state-of-the-art meeting space, this luxury resort is adding new and exciting dimensions to the meeting experience.

Combine it all with a one-of-a-kind restaurant collection, three distinct pool experiences, a vibrant mix of bars & lounges, a 100,000 square foot casino and the serenity of Sahra Spa & Hammam to redefine your Las Vegas meeting experience.

CSRS has contracted a group rate of $219/night exclusive of taxes and fees. The property is pleased to offer a discounted resort fee of $35 per room, per night, plus tax for our delegates. A link to book online sleeping room accommodations will be available soon.

Reserve your rooms early, it is not uncommon for the block to reach capacity prior to the Nov. 16, 2020 cut-off date.

Registration

Coming summer, 2020.

2020 Instructional Course & Annual Meeting Tentative Schedule

Tuesday, December 8
1:00-6:00pm
Registration Open
Gracia Commons
1:00-6:00pm
Exhibit Hall Set-up
Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, December 9
7:00am-6:00pm
Registration Open
Gracia Commons
7:00am-7:45am
Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall
7:00am-6:00pm
Exhibit Hall Open
Exhibit Hall
7:45am-5:00pm
Instructional Course Program
Gracia 4&8
10:00am-10:30am
Coffee Break
Exhibit Hall
12:00pm-1:00pm
Lunch for Instructional Course attendees
Exhibit Hall
3:00pm-3:30pm
Coffee Break
Exhibit Hall
5:00pm-6:00pm
Reception
Exhibit Hall
6:30pm-8:00pm
Sponsored Industry Dinner
Sponsor choice
Thursday, December 10
6:30am-7:30am
Industry Breakfast Workshops
TBD
7:00am-6:00pm
Registration Open
Gracia Commons
7:00am-5:00pm
e-posters
Gracia Commons
6:30am-7:30am
Various Committee Meetings
TBD
7:00am-7:45am
Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall
7:00am-6:30pm
Exhibit Hall Open
Exhibit Hall
7:45am-11:50pm
Annual Meeting Scientific Program
Gracia 4&8
10:50am-11:15am
Coffee Break
Exhibit Hall
11:55am-1:10pm
Industry Workshops with lunch included (Open lunch for those not attending workshops)
Various Rooms
1:15pm-5:30pm
Annual Meeting Scientific Program
Gracia 4&8
3:35pm-4:00pm
Coffee Break
Exhibit Hall
5:30pm-6:30pm
Annual Meeting Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall
6:30pm-8:00pm
Sponsored Industry Dinner
Sponsor choice
Friday, December 11
6:30am-7:30am
Industry Breakfast Workshops
TBD
6:30am-7:30am
Various Committee Meetings
TBD
7:00am-5:00pm
Registration Open
Gracia Commons
7:00am-5:00pm
e-posters
Gracia Commons
7:00am-7:45am
Continental Breakfast
Exhibit Hall
7:00am-1:30pm
Exhibit Hall Open
Gracia 1,2,3,5,6,7
8:00am-11:40am
Annual Meeting Scientific Program
Gracia 4&8
10:15am-10:40am
Coffee Break
Exhibit Hall
11:45am-12:45pm
Member’s Business Meeting Lunch
TBD
11:45am-12:45pm
Lunch (for non-member attendees)
Exhibit Hall
12:45pm-5:30pm
Annual Meeting Scientific Program
Gracia 4&8
1:30pm
Exhibit Hall break down
2:45pm-3:10pm
Coffee Break
TBD
6:30pm-8:00pm
Sponsored Industry Dinner
Sponsor choice
Saturday, December 12
7:00am-9:00am
Registration Open
Gracia Commons
7:00am-7:45am
Continental Breakfast
Gracia Commons
6:30am-7:30am
Various Committee Meetings
TBD
7:45am-12:29pm
Annual Meeting Scientific Program
Gracia 4&8
10:05am-10:30am
Coffee Break
Gracia Commons
1:00pm
Annual Meeting Adjourns

Call for Abstracts

CSRS 48th Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts: March 2- April 24, 2020.

Abstract Submission Portal

2020 Abstract Timeline*

Call for Abstracts Open:
March 2 – April 24, 2020, 11:59 pm CDT
Top Abstracts Selected for Papers and E-Posters:
June 25, 2020
Presenter Deadline to Register for Annual Meeting:
July 9, 2020
CSRS 48th Annual Meeting- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
December 10-12, 2020

*Timeline subject to change

2020 Abstract Categories

Basic Science
Motion Preservation
Biologics and Bone Graft
Non Operative Care
Biomechanics
Other
Complications – Avoidance and Management
Outcomes
Cost Effectiveness/Health Policy
Surgical Technique
Deformity
Trauma
Diagnostics/Imaging
Tumor
Epidemiology/Etiology/Natural History
Upper Cervical Disease

CME

CME and Certificate of Attendance – These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Cervical Spine Research Society. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

If you need to claim CME or a Certificate of Attendance for past events, click this link.

CSRS 2020 Program Committee

Michael D. Daubs, MD, Co-chair
Brian K. Kwon, MD
Ahmad Nassr, MD
Andrew T. Dailey, MD, Co-chair
Craig A. Kuhns, MD
Themistocles Protopsaltis, MD
Samuel K. Cho, MD
Brian K. Kwon, MD, PhD
Jeffrey A. Rihn, MD
Matthew W. Colman, MD
Ronald A. Lehman, MD
Carlo Santaguida, MD
William F. Donaldson, III, MD
Steven Ludwig, MD
Jason W. Savage, MD
Ben J. Garrido, MD
Sergio A. M_endoza-Lattes, MD
Brian W. Su, MD
Regis W. Haid, MD
Justin Miller, MD
Eeric Truumees, MD
Andrew C. Hecht, MD
Thomas E. Mroz, MD
Barrett I. Woods, MD
Han-Jo Kim, MD

CSRS 2020 Education Committee

Michael C. Gerling, MD, Chair
Charles Crawford, MD
Douglas G. Orndorff, MD
Christopher P. Ames, MD
John C. France, MD
Carlo Bellabara, MD
Paul M. Arnold, MD
Steven S. Hughes, MD
Gregory D. Schroeder, MD
Carlo Bellabara, MD
Brian K. Kwon, MD
Neill M. Wright, MD
Wayne K. Cheng, MD