1501 abstracts submitted!

The number of abstracts submitted for Global Spine Congress 2019 has once again exceeded our expectations with 1501 abstracts submitted! See below how each region of the world contributed to the total abstract submissions and which abstract topics are the most popular.


Submissions by topic


Submissions by region


Top 5 countries

Review Process

The Program Committee, composed of 244 AOSpine experts, is currently reviewing the submitted abstracts and the high quality abstracts will gain entry into the events outstanding scientific program; providing the submitter an ideal chance to present his/her research to hundreds of global spine specialists in Toronto.

Notification of acceptance

Notifications of acceptance or rejection of the abstracts will be sent to the corresponding author (the submitter) of the abstract by November 30, 2018 at the latest.

The corresponding author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract. The corresponding author is responsible for informing all other co-authors of the status of the abstract. In order to receive confirmation, please ensure that emails from are not marked as spam by your e-mail provider.

All abstract presenters will be asked to reconfirm their attendance after receiving the notification. If you don't reconfirm your abstract presentation, register and pay the registration fee before December 20, 2018, your abstract will be cancelled.

Presentations of abstracts

The submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the presenting author to present the abstract (if accepted) orally or as e-poster in the session and the time assigned by the GSC Executive Program Committee.

Publication of abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Global Spine Journal.

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Abstract awards

All abstract presenters are automatically entered in the competition of the Abstract Awards. There are two Awards. The winners will be announced on-site. The awards will be sent electronically after the congress.

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