Global Spine Congress 2020 – Call for abstracts extended

The deadline to submit your abstract is September 27, 2019.

18 September 2019

The call for abstracts is open for AO Spine's annual meeting, the Global Spine Congress (GSC), taking place in Rio de Janeiro, May 20-23, 2020. The deadline to submit your abstract is September 27, 2019.


Why should you submit your abstract to GSC 2020?

  • Ideal venue to present your paper in front of one of the largest international spine surgeon audience 
  • Provides the opportunity for you to meet and learn from Key Opinion Leaders in spine surgery
  • Contribute to GSC's esteemed scientific program 


Abstracts can be presented in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Accepted abstracts will appear in a special supplement to the Global Spine Journal – a great opportunity for you to have your work viewed worldwide in an internationally renowned spine publication.

For a full list of categories and topics click here.

Venue and Location

GSC 2020 will take place at the Windsor Convention & Expo Center (WECC) in Rio de Janeiro.  The venue is in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, a vibrant, contemporary and modern city, located only 45 minutes from Rio de Janeiro International Airport and 15 kilometers from downtown. Learn more about the venue and location here.

About the GSC

The GSC is one of the biggest gatherings for thousands of spine surgeons from all over the world. Aside from being the only international spine congress of its kind, the GSC is unique in that the scientific program covers all pathologies, whether that be deformity, degenerative, tumour or spinal cord injury.

The congress is a great platform to exchange ideas, network with fellow spine professional and Key Opinion Leaders in the field of spine care, and to learn about the latest research, techniques and technologies in spine surgery. 



To register and for more information on submitting your abstract, visit official congress website.

AO Spine members receive a 150 (USD) discount on the GSC registration fee. Not an AO Spine member? Sign up for membership today.

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