Spine Surgery Conferences in the U.S. in 2022
Conferences are a great way for spine surgeons to continue their education, connect with colleagues, and meet with vendors all in one location. To make it easier for you to find the top spine surgery conferences in the U.S. this year, we’ve put together this list. We’ll be updating this list as new information is available, so check back!
**Please note that in-person events may still be affected by COVID-19. Some events may be canceled or moved to a virtual format if organizers feel there is a safety risk. We have updated our event entries with the latest publicly-available information. We will continue to update this page throughout the year, but please check with event organizers for the most up-to-date information.
Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) 25th Annual Selby Spine Conference
January 26-29, 2022
Park City, UT
This annual meeting was developed to continue the legacy of Dr. David Selby, a spine surgeon who had annual Keystone Meetings in Keystone, CO. This conference focuses on the latest advances and controversies in treating spinal disorders, and will include didactic lectures, open discussions, debates, and case presentations. This event is open to orthopaedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, and any other healthcare professionals involved in the field of spine surgery.
NASS Annual Evidence & Technology Summit
February 9-12, 2022
Park City, UT
The Evidence & Technology Summit is an annual event typically held by the North American Spine Society, in addition to their Annual Meeting. This meeting covers both surgical and nonsurgical interventions for spine care. This summit is open to spine specialists who wish to participate in an interactive meeting in a smaller, relaxed setting.
Spine Intervention Society (SIS) 2022 Winter Seminar
March 10-12, 2022
This seminar features lectures given by SIS Board of Directors members and is open to both SIS members and non-member physicians involved in the care of patients with spine conditions. Attendees can earn CME credits for attending lectures at this event. The goal of this seminar is to identify best practices for patient safety, improve outcomes, review spine procedures, and assess new technologies.
Lumbar Spine Research Society (LSRS) Annual Meeting
April 7-8, 2022
If you are interested in attending a meeting that is strictly focused on scientific presentations and debates and are involved in the treatment of lumbar spine disorders, the LSRS Annual Meeting may be a good option for you. Unlike many other spine conferences, this meeting does not allow commercial sponsorships or displays. Attendees can also earn CME credits, as designated by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Spine Intervention Society (SIS) 28th Annual MUCSF Pediatric and Adult Spine Course
July 13-16, 2022
This event focuses on pioneering trends in pediatric and adult spine surgery. It is an interactive course featuring didactic lectures and hands-on labs. Expert lecturers will discuss state-of-the-art treatments for complex spinal disorders. It is open to residents, fellows, and surgeons.
Spine Intervention Society (SIS) Annual Meeting
September 14-17, 2022
The Spine Intervention Society is an international organization for physicians focusing on the practice of interventional pain procedures. Physicians in this society include those board certified in anesthesiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, and neurosurgery.
North American Spine Society (NASS) 37th Annual Meeting
October 12-15, 2022
The NASS Annual meeting typically features educational courses and vendor exhibits. Spine care professionals in orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, and other specialties will have the ability to network and attend presentations and hands-on labs.
UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Program
November 4-5, 2022
Las Vegas, NV
The Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Course is an annual CME course held by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). This interactive course is designed for orthopaedic and neurosurgeons and their clinical support teams to help further training and improve skills in treating complex spinal deformities.
Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) Annual Meeting
November 17-19, 2022
San Diego, CA
The CSRS Annual meeting is an international forum that gathers physicians, residents, and fellows in orthopedic and neurosurgery to share ideas on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries affecting the cervical spine. Attendees can listen to presentations of scientific papers, see commercial exhibits and demonstrations, and participate in hands-on workshops sponsored by leading spine companies. CME credits are available, as well.