Abstract Submission Guidelines

We would like to thank all contributors who submitted their research to GSC 2020.

The deadline for abstract submissions has now closed.

The presenting author of an abstract must be registered by December 20, 2019.

Abstract topics

  1. Arthroplasty—cervical
  2. Arthroplasty—lumbar
  3. Basic science
  4. Biomechanics
  5. Degenerative—cervical
  6. Degenerative—lumbar
  7. Deformity—thoracolumbar (Adult)
  8. Deformity—thoracolumbar (Adolescent)
  9. Deformity—cervical
  10. Diagnostics
  11. Disc degeneration
  12. Epidemiology
  13. Imaging
  1. Infections
  2. Medical economics
  3. Minimally invasive spine surgery
  4. Navigation
  5. Nonoperative clinical treatments
  6. Novel technologies
  7. Spine biologics
  8. Surgical complications
  9. Trauma—cervical
  10. Trauma—thoracolumbar
  11. Trauma—others
  12. Tumors


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 27, 2019 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. Abstract submission will be only accepted in English but the selected abstracts can be presented on-site in Spanish, Portuguese or in English. 

Publication of abstracts
Accepted abstracts will be published online in the Global Spine Journal.

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.