Combined meeting with the Canadian Spine Society and the New Zealand Spine Society 2014

 

A combined meeting of the Canadian, New Zealand and Australian Spine Societies is to be held between Feb 25th  and Mar 1st  2014 at Lake Lousise Canada. The venue is the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise .

 

 

Dr Robert Broad, President of the Canadian Spine Society stresses that the meeting is designed to involve the accompanying persons, as well as the participants.

All scientific sessions meet Canadian CME accreditation requirements.Further information will be posted on this page as it becomes available.

It is proposed that this meeting will occur as well as the Spine Society of Australia annual scientific meeting to be held in Brisbane in April 2014. Members who are interested can 'subscribe' to this page to recieve email notifications to updates.

Click here to register your likely interest in this meeting.

The proposed program is 

 

Dates (2014)     Morning Afternoon  Evening
Tue 25 th Feb 
0800 – 1500 Canadian Paediatric Spine Study Group Session - Full Day Session
 
 
0800 – 1500 Canadian Paediatric Spine Study Group Session - Full Day Session Registration and reception
Wed 26 th Feb 
0630 - 0700 Case Presentations
0700 - 0900 Podium Presentations 
0900 - 0945 Exhibits & Coffee Break
0945 - 1115 Symposia – Chaired by & Topic Selected by Canadian Paediatric Spine Study Group
1115 - 1200 Poster Presentations
1630 - 1730 Instructional course lecture / Fireside chat Opening reception
Thu 27 th Feb 
0700 - 0900 Podium Presentations 
0900 - 0945 Exhibits & Coffee Break
0945 - 1115 Symposia – Chaired by & Topic Selected by Canadian Spine Society
1115 - 1200 Poster Presentations
free 1830 - 2130 Family Fun Evening – BBQ Barn Buffet Dinner & Line Dancing
Fri 28 th Feb 
0700 - 0800 Poster Presentations
0800 - 1030 Podium Presentations 
1030 - 1115 Exhibits & Coffee Break
1115 - 1245 Symposia – Chaired by & Topic Selected by New Zealand Spine Society
1500 – 1630 Canadian Spine Outcomes & Research Network (CSORN) Session
free Presedential Banquet
Sat 1st Mar 
0645 – 0800 Poster Presentations 
0800 - 1000 Podium Presentations 
1000 - 1045 Exhibits & Coffee Break
1045 - 1215 Symposia – Chaired by & Topic Selected by Spine Society of Australia
1215 - 1230 Award Presentations / Closing Remarks
1230 Adjournment
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Meeting 2012 - Sydney - report

Report of 2012 annual general meeting

 

 

Annual Meeting 2012    

​27-29 April 2012  

 

 

The 23rd Annual Spine Society of Australia scientific meeting was successfully held at the Westin Hotel in Sydney

 

 

GUEST SPEAKERS

 

 

Dr Pierce Nunley (Spine Institute of Louisiana, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA)

Dr Jeffrey Roh (Orthopaedics International:Spine, Seattle, Washington, USA)

Dr Choll Kim (Minimally Invasive Spine Center, Spine Institute of San Diego, California, USA)

PRESIDENT

Graeme Brazenor

 

PROGRAM and 
ABTRACTS

 

Conference Booklet (including abstracts)  can be downloaded here

 

PRIZE WINNERS

 

Spine Research award

OUTCOMES AT 12 MONTHS FOLLOWING EARLY MRI IN ACUTE TRAUMA PATIENTS WITH PERSISTENT MIDLINE CERVICAL TENDERNESS AND NEGATIVE CT

 

Helen Ackland

Best Poster award

DENSE NANOCRYSTALLINE HYDROXYAPATITE AS A BIOMATERIAL FOR CERVICAL SPINE INTERBODY FUSION

 

Adam MacMillan

Rob Johnston award 

MICROMECHANICS OF ANNULUS-ENDPLATE INTEGRATION IN THE INTERVERTEBRAL DISC

 

Samantha Rodrigues

Alastair Robson award 

COMPENSATORY MECHANISMS AND THE EFFECT OF AGE ON SAGITTAL BALANCE IN SPONYLOLISTHESIS: AN ANALYSIS UTILIZING THE PELVIC RADIUS TECHNIQUE

 

Bill Sears

Best presentation

CONTROLLING HAEMATOMA FORMATION TO IMPROVE BONE REGENERATION

Ben Goss

 

CPD details

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE
ORGANIZER

 

DC Conferences

 

2013 MEETING

 

 

The 2013 meeting will be held in Perth WA from 

 

 

 

 

 

Keywords: 
Annual Meeting 2008 - Adelaide

  PROGRAM   provisional program (new)
  MEETING
INFORMATION
  Annual Scientific Meeting program outline.
 
Thu
Fri  
Sat
Sun
17th April
18 th April 
19 st April
20 nd April
Registration (from 6.00 pm)
Scientific sessions (pm)
Scientific sessions (all day)
Scientific sessions (am)

Detailed conference information (including online registration)

Registration form and brochure

Conference organizer TayloredImages

  ABSTRACT
SUBMISSION

 

 

The online abstract submission centre is now closed.

Submissions for both Scientific abstractsand for the
Spinal research awardare invited. Submission will be by online submission only.
 
online abstract centre is NOW CLOSED
Deadline for submission: 1500 hrs Fri 11 Jan 2008
Authors acceptance: 12 Feb 2008

Anyone considering submitting an abstract is encouraged to read at 'How to write a better abstract'

 

  OTHER HIGHLIGHTS  

Symposium - The Osteoporotic Spine
 

Allan Dwyer Medal
Presented for a lifetime achievement in spinal research
 

     

  HOTEL INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

Hilton Hotel
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

233 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Tel: 61-8-82172000 Fax: 61-8-82172001
Phone : +61 (3) 6235 4535
Facsimile : +61 (3) 6223 8175

The Hilton Adelaide hotel is near the city centre, adjacent to the Adelaide attractions like the Central Market.

  INTERNATIONAL REGISTRANTS  
If youare coming from afar and want to make the most of your trip, 3- 5 day post conference tour packages can be organized by the conference convenor. Suggested packages include - Ayres Rock Outback trip and Great Barrier Reef trip.

For more information contact the conference organizer at Taylored Images

  EXHIBITOR INFORMATION  

 

Companies wishing to conduct a trade exhibit are welcome. Contact conference organizerfor further details.
Abstract Guidelines   Presentation Length
Papers selected should be suitable for a 10 minute  presentation with an additional allocation of
5 minutes for questions & answers. Abstracts submitted for oral and poster presentation maybe accepted as a full length oral presentation or as a short oral presentation in the poster session of the program. This will be a 5 minute oral presentation using no more then 8 slides including the title slide.

General Guidelines
The abstract should provide sufficient information to allow the reader to assess fully the aims, methods,
results and implications of the work undertaken. Each submission must be original work that has not been published previously. The abstract should include the following sections:

INTRODUCTION – the purpose of the study and a brief overview of relevant literature/current state of research in the field
METHODS – a short explanation of data collection and processing
RESULTS – presented in the form of text only. Important statistical results (small p values or correlation coefficients) should be included.
DISCUSSION – major findings and conclusions from the work including implications for further research. It is important that methods and results are clearly defined in the abstract; therefore, general statements such as “results will be presented” are not acceptable. When a procedure or method is stated to have “advantages,” those advantages should be defined. Abstracts that simply summarise results without defining objectives and methods are equally undesirable.

Abstracts will be limited to no more than 550 words


 

Abstract submission for SSA meeting 2011

 

Abstract submission for SSA meeting 2011 - 

Click here for abstract submissions for the 2011 meeting in Melbourne.

Society Meetings - Call for abstracts 2009

2009 Spine Society of Australia Conference

Fundamentals Course 2009
 

 

 

     
  INTERNATIONAL GUEST SPEAKERS   Marcel Dvorak
Orthopaedic Surgeon
University of British Columbia
Vancouver
CANADA
     
      Tom Oxland
Biomechanical Engineer
University of British Columbia
Vancouver
CANADA
     
     

Charles Fisher 
Orthopaedic Surgeon and Epidemiologist
University of British Columbia
Vancouver
CANADA                 

 

       
  LOCAL SPEAKERS   A local faculty of experienced spine surgeons, engineers and therapists.
 
 

MEETING INFORMATION

 

This is the first Fundamentals in Spine Surgery Course. This is a new initiative of the Spine Society. The Society is primarily a scientific organization. It wishes to use the high quality experts that are available at the annual scientific meeting to provide a basic update course for those with an interest in spine surgery. The course preceded the two and one half day annual scientific meeting of the Society. Registrants are also welcome to register for the all or part of the scientific meeting.
 

 

SPONSORSHIP

 

 

The meeting is sponsored by the Australian Orthopaedic Association. As part of their commitment to training and the support of subspecialty organizations.

 

 

 

 

 
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

This course should be attended by the following.

  • General Orthopaedic Surgeons and Neurosurgeons who want an update on current basic spine surgical principles.
  • Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Registrars.

The course may also be of value to.

  • Basic Scientists who perform research referable to spine surgery who want to gain some insight into spine surgery.
  • Rehabilitation Physicians and Therapists who want to understand some principles of Modern Spine Surgery.

PROGRAM CONTENT

 

Basic Science Functional anatomy - what can hurt ?
Disc degeneration - a biological view
Disc degeneration - a biomechanical view
What is instability ?
Instability and axial pain - a clinical perspective Instability and neural compression - a clinical perspective
Sagittal balance
Acute back pain how to treat
The role of physiotherapy in acute back pain
Chronic back pain - the role of investigation
Chronic back pain - the role of physiotherapy
Chronic back pain - the role of rehabililitation
Chronic back pain - the role of fusion
Chronic back pain- the role of arthroplasty
Back and leg pain - the role of injections
Lumbar disc herniation
Spinal stenosis treatment
When is fusion indicated with nerve compression ?
A rational approach to the treatment of thoracolumbar fractures
Fixation of thoracolumbar fractures what works, what doesn't
Chronic neck pain - is there anything that can be done ? NASS best evidence synthesis.
Brachialgia
Spondylotic myelopathy
A rational approach to the treatment of cervical fractures
Fixation of cervical fractures - what works - what doesn't.

FINAL PROGRAM CLICK HERE

 

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

SOFITEL HOTEL

249 Turbot Street, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia  Phone +61 7 3835 4444
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

Located right in the heart of Brisbane.

 

REGISTRATION

 

Click here for online registration.
A Registration form can be downloaded by clicking here or by contacting the conference organizer Taylored images.

332 Waterworks Road
Ashgrove
QUEENSLAND 4060
AUSTRALIA

T +61 07 3366 2205
F +61 07 3366 5170
E info@tayloredimages.com.au

 

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

 

Companies wishing to conduct a trade exhibit are welcome. Contact conference organizer for further details.

 

Keywords: 
Fundamentals course 2009

Fundamentals of Spinal Surgery 2009

SSA 2008 Meeting
   

   

 

  GUEST SPEAKER  

Dieter Grob

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Department Spinal Surgery
Schulthess Clinic
Zurich, Switzerland

President ISSLS

 

  PROGRAM   provisional program (new)
  MEETING
INFORMATION
  Annual Scientific Meeting program outline.
 

Thu
Fri  
Sat
Sun
17th April
18 th April 
19 st April
20 nd April
Registration (from 6.00 pm)
Scientific sessions (pm)
Scientific sessions (all day)
Scientific sessions (am)

Detailed conference information (including online registration)

Registration form and brochure

Conference organizer Taylored Images 

  ABSTRACT
SUBMISSION

 

 

The online abstract submission centre is now closed.

Submissions for both Scientific abstracts and for the
Spinal research award are invited. Submission will be by online submission only.
 
online abstract centre is NOW CLOSED
Deadline for submission: 1500 hrs Fri 11 Jan 2008
Authors acceptance: 12 Feb 2008

Anyone considering submitting an abstract is encouraged to read at 'How to write a better abstract'

 

  OTHER HIGHLIGHTS  

Symposium - The Osteoporotic Spine
 

Allan Dwyer Medal
Presented for a lifetime achievement in spinal research
 

     

  HOTEL INFORMATION

 

 

 

 

 

Hilton Hotel
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

233 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Tel: 61-8-82172000 Fax: 61-8-82172001
Phone : +61 (3) 6235 4535
Facsimile : +61 (3) 6223 8175

The Hilton Adelaide hotel is near the city centre, adjacent to the Adelaide attractions like the Central Market.

  INTERNATIONAL REGISTRANTS  
If you are coming from afar and want to make the most of your trip, 3- 5 day post conference tour packages can be organized by the conference convenor. Suggested packages include - Ayres Rock Outback trip and Great Barrier Reef trip.

For more information contact the conference organizer at Taylored Images

  EXHIBITOR INFORMATION  

 

Companies wishing to conduct a trade exhibit are welcome. Contact conference organizer for further details.
ABSTRACT GUIDELINES   Presentation Length
Papers selected should be suitable for a 10 minute  presentation with an additional allocation of
5 minutes for questions & answers. Abstracts submitted for oral and poster presentation maybe accepted as a full length oral presentation or as a short oral presentation in the poster session of the program. This will be a 5 minute oral presentation using no more then 8 slides including the title slide.

General Guidelines
The abstract should provide sufficient information to allow the reader to assess fully the aims, methods,
results and implications of the work undertaken. Each submission must be original work that has not been published previously. The abstract should include the following sections:

INTRODUCTION – the purpose of the study and a brief overview of relevant literature/current state of research in the field
METHODS – a short explanation of data collection and processing
RESULTS – presented in the form of text only. Important statistical results (small p values or correlation coefficients) should be included.
DISCUSSION – major findings and conclusions from the work including implications for further research. It is important that methods and results are clearly defined in the abstract; therefore, general statements such as “results will be presented” are not acceptable. When a procedure or method is stated to have “advantages,” those advantages should be defined. Abstracts that simply summarise results without defining objectives and methods are equally undesirable.

Abstracts will be limited to no more than 550 words

 

 

Keywords: 
April 20th - 22th Grand Chancllor Hotel Hobart Tasmania

GUEST SPEAKER

Professor Eugene Carragee

 

Stanford University USA

 

PROGRAM Final Program
MEETING
INFORMATION
Annual Scientific Meeting program outline.
 
Thu
Fri  
Sat
Sun
19 th April
20 th April 
21 st April
22 nd April
Registration (from 6.00 pm)
Scientific sessions (pm)
Scientific sessions (all day)
Scientific sessions (am)

Detailed conference information (including online registration)

Online registration form

Registration form and brochure

Conference organizer Taylored Images 

ABSTRACT
SUBMISSION
The online abstract submission centre is now closed.
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

Symposium
"Understanding neuropathic spinal pain"

Professor Michael Cousins
Dr Michael Nicholas

Pain Management Research Institute
University of Sydney & Royal North Shore Hospital Sydney

Debate
"That new technologies produce better outcomes in the treatment of low back pain"

Affirmative
Negative
  Dr Matthew Scott Young
Dr Christopher Cain


Ron Beetham Memorial Lecture
JP O'Brein
 

 
HOTEL INFORMATION

Hotel Grand Chancellor
HOBART, AUSTRALIA

Located right on the waterfront in Hobart, just a stone's throw from the central business district and all of Hobart's many tourist attractions, Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart offers panoramic views over the Derwent River, Mount Wellington and the city.

1 Davey Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Australia
Phone : +61 (3) 6235 4535
Facsimile : +61 (3) 6223 8175

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRANTS If you are coming from afar and want to make the most of your trip, 3- 5 day post conference tour packages can be organized by the conference convenor. Suggested packages include - Ayres Rock Outback trip and Great Barrier Reef trip.

For more information contact the conference organizer at Taylored Images

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION Companies wishing to conduct a trade exhibit are welcome. Contact conference organizer for further details.
Annual Meeting 2008 - Adelaide

GUEST SPEAKER

Dieter Grob

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Department Spinal Surgery
Schulthess Clinic
Zurich, Switzerland

President ISSLS

PROGRAM provisional program (new)
MEETING
INFORMATION
Annual Scientific Meeting program outline.
 
Thu
Fri  
Sat
Sun
17th April
18 th April 
19 st April
20 nd April
Registration (from 6.00 pm)
Scientific sessions (pm)
Scientific sessions (all day)
Scientific sessions (am)

Detailed conference information (including online registration)

Registration form and brochure

Conference organizer Taylored Images 

ABSTRACT
SUBMISSION

The online abstract submission centre is now closed.

Submissions for both Scientific abstracts and for the
Spinal research award are invited. Submission will be by online submission only.
 
online abstract centre is NOW CLOSED
Deadline for submission: 1500 hrs Fri 11 Jan 2008
Authors acceptance: 12 Feb 2008

Anyone considering submitting an abstract is encouraged to read at 'How to write a better abstract'

 

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

Symposium - The Osteoporotic Spine
 

Allan Dwyer Medal
Presented for a lifetime achievement in spinal research
 

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Hilton Hotel
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

233 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Tel: 61-8-82172000 Fax: 61-8-82172001
Phone : +61 (3) 6235 4535
Facsimile : +61 (3) 6223 8175

The Hilton Adelaide hotel is near the city centre, adjacent to the Adelaide attractions like the Central Market.

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRANTS If youare coming from afar and want to make the most of your trip, 3- 5 day post conference tour packages can be organized by the conference convenor. Suggested packages include - Ayres Rock Outback trip and Great Barrier Reef trip.

For more information contact the conference organizer at Taylored Images

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION Companies wishing to conduct a trade exhibit are welcome. Contact conference organizer for further details.
Abstract Guidelines Presentation Length
Papers selected should be suitable for a 10 minute  presentation with an additional allocation of
5 minutes for questions & answers. Abstracts submitted for oral and poster presentation maybe accepted as a full length oral presentation or as a short oral presentation in the poster session of the program. This will be a 5 minute oral presentation using no more then 8 slides including the title slide.

General Guidelines
The abstract should provide sufficient information to allow the reader to assess fully the aims, methods,
results and implications of the work undertaken. Each submission must be original work that has not been published previously. The abstract should include the following sections:

INTRODUCTION – the purpose of the study and a brief overview of relevant literature/current state of research in the field
METHODS – a short explanation of data collection and processing
RESULTS – presented in the form of text only. Important statistical results (small p values or correlation coefficients) should be included.
DISCUSSION – major findings and conclusions from the work including implications for further research. It is important that methods and results are clearly defined in the abstract; therefore, general statements such as “results will be presented” are not acceptable. When a procedure or method is stated to have “advantages,” those advantages should be defined. Abstracts that simply summarise results without defining objectives and methods are equally undesirable.

Abstracts will be limited to no more than 550 words


 

2006 Spine Society Conference

2006 Spine Society of Australia Conference. Sydney