Do not miss the ORS Spine Section/ ISSLS Workshop:

Novel Therapeutics for Spinal Disorders and Low Back Pain: from Bench to the Bedside

This half-day workshop will be held prior to the ISSLS Annual meeting. Read more about this workshop here

Day and Time: Monday May 14 , 14:00-17:00
Location:  Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Registration: $50 Register here (will open in the beginning of February)

This year’s ISSLS Prize Winners

We are pleased to inform about this year’s ISSLS Prize winners . The winners will present their papers during the ISSLS Prize Ceremony at the ISSLS Annual Meeting in Banff. Exact date and time will be informed soon. See the winners here


Young Investigator Travel Grant: supported by Eisai Co.

We are announcing five awards for 1,000$ each for registration fee/travel/hotel at the ISSLS Annual Meeting in Banff in May 2018. Deadline for submission is January 15, 2018 Apply here

Find more fellowships to apply for

Abstract submission is now open

You can now submit your abstract for the ISSLS Annual meeting in Banff, Canada,  May 14-18, 2018

Read the instructions here

Deadline is November 15

Best Paper and Poster Awards

The two best paper presentations and two best special poster presentations  from the scientific program at the ISSLS meeting in Athens in May/June was elected and can be found here

The ISSLS Clinical Travelling Fellowship: sponsored by Seoul Chuk Hospital

The recipient of this award is Gianluca Vadalà from Italy who is planning to visit Daisuke Sakai at the Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan.





Obituary – Gordon Waddell

Gordon Waddell CBE, D.Sc. MD FRCS
Born 21 September 1942. Died 20 April 2017
Read the obituary by Chris Main and Kim Burton here


Final program ready

The final program for the ISSLS Annual meeting in Athens, May 29 – June 2017, is now ready and can be viewed here>>

ISSLS-AOSpine symposium

ISSLS-AOSpine Symposium - Flyer





Detailed program is now ready for the ISSLS-AOSpine - combined clinical symposium which will be held on June 2, 2017,  at 13:30-18:00

The title is: “Sagittal Balance and Implications in Spine Surgery”.
Read more and register

Registration is now open

meeting-logoThe meeting pages are now open and you can register and make hotel reservations on-line. We are really looking forward to seeing you in Athens
Athens 2017


Preliminary program ready

The preliminary program for the ISSLS Annual Meeting in Athens, Greece May 29-June 2, 2017 is now available.

Preliminary program