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56th Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society

St. Louis, USA
September 22-25, 2021



 Education Sessions Proposal submission open: October 1 - November 1, 2020

Abstracts Submission:  November 1, 2020 - February 1, 2021


 


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Education Sessions
Education Session Applications can only be submitted by SRS Members. Education session types include:
  • Webinar (60-90 minutes)
  • Half-Day Course at the Annual Meeting (120 minutes)
  • Lunchtime Symposium at the Annual Meeting (60 minutes)

Abstracts
Abstracts can be submitted by SRS Members and Non-Members.

Attendance
By submitting to the 56th Annual Meeting, authors are agreeing that at least one abstract author will attend the meeting for which the submission is accepted and will be available to present on the date and at the time assigned by the organizing committees. Authors will be notified of presentation times at the time of or shortly after notification of acceptance and are expected to make appropriate travel arrangements to ensure that at least one of the authors will be in attendance. In addition, presenting authors are expected to register to attend the meetings for which they are accepted by the deadline set forth in their acceptance notification. Submissions for which an author is not pre-registered by the dates set forth with automatically be withdrawn from the program.

Acceptance
All selected authors will be required to complete a formal acceptance process by January 2021 to confirm the invitation to participate in the program.  You will be able to access this acceptance process from the guidelines page once notifications have been posted.

Oral Presentation Cancellation & No-Show Policy
Authors unable to present their paper in person should inform SRS as soon as possible which co-author will present in their place.  If no one is able to present the paper, please inform SRS by June 20, so an alternate paper can be substituted. Please note that in the case of a "no-show" podium presentation, the presenting author associated with the "no-show" paper will be prohibited from presenting any papers at the next two Annual Meetings.

E-Poster Cancellation Policy
At least one author or co-author on all E-Posters are expected to register to attend the meetings for which they are accepted by the deadline set forth in their acceptance notification. If this author cancels their registration prior to the meeting, the E-Poster may be withdrawn from the program.

Advanced Presentation Submission Requirement
All presentations must clear a CME review conducted by the SRS CME Committee. Presenters may be required to submit slides for review before the meeting and may be asked to make small or significant changes if a bias issue is found. Failure to address pertinent CME review issues will result in pulling the presentation from the program and a one year ban for abstract presentations and a three-year ban for invited presentations.

Disclosures
All abstract authors will be required to submit a Commercial Interest and FDA Disclosure Form during the online submission process. In the event that all authors on an abstract have not completed these required forms prior to the submission deadline of February 1 for the SRS Annual Meeting, the abstract will NOT be reviewed or considered for inclusion in the Annual Meeting programs. No exceptions will be made.  Education Session submitters will complete these forms later in the review process.

Two-Year Follow-Up Requirement
Two-year clinical follow-up is required for abstract submission. The two-year follow up rule does not apply to categories of basic science or biomechanical studies or for topics where two-year follow up is irrelevant such as 30 day re-admission rates.

Notifications
All submitters will be notified via email of the status of their submission(s).  In the event that you do not receive notifications, please log into the submission site at ANY time to view any recent mail regarding your submissions.

Important Dates:
  • Education Session Submission Deadline: November 1, 2020  11:59 PM EST
  • Abstract Submission Dates:  November 1, 2021- February 1, 2021  11:59 PM EST
  • Abstract Submission Notification: May 15, 2021
  • Abstract Presenter Registration and Acceptance Deadline: June 15, 2021
  • Meeting Dates:  September 22-25, 2021


Questions?
  • For technical assistance, please contact SRSAM@owpm1.com. Email support requests are answered within a 24-hour period.
  • For SRS Annual Meeting submission, please contact education@srs.org.


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