Don't miss the Largest Spine Meeting and Exhibition in the World!
Attendee registration and housing opens April 10
Final Program View Exhibitors
The North American Spine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The North American Spine Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This includes abstract presentations, symposia, and electronic posters, giving you a rich virtual meeting experience.
We want to make sure that your registration process is a pleasant one, so if you have any trouble or a question,
please email or call us at (630) 230-3600.
Cancellation of registration must be submitted in writing via mail or email and must be postmarked or dated on or before September 28, 2017, to receive a refund less cancellation processing fee(s): conference registration $125 USD, preconference course $25 USD and/or Guest $25 USD.
There will be no refunds after September 28, 2017 regardless of cause.
Mail: 7075 Veterans Blvd., Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
Note: Registrations are not transferable; no substitutions can be accommodated.
Complimentary shuttle service is provided between Orange County Convention Center, West C-E and the hotels listed below.
For shuttle info & special assistance, call (310) 466-4699 at least 60 min prior to pick up.
To contact onPeak, please call (800)545-1773
Only persons registered for this meeting are admitted to the education sessions and meals. Badges must be worn at all times to gain admittance to all official NASS functions. Anyone found counterfeiting, copying or sharing badges, or using a Guest Badge when he/she is not eligible for a Guest Badge, may be subject to sanctions up to and including removal from the meeting and revocation of NASS membership.
Cancellation must be submitted via email by September 28, 2017 to receive a refund less cancellation processing fees of conference $125; Technique/Hands-On Workshops $75; Instructional Courses $25 and Spouse Registration $50. Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions.
Email or call (630) 230-3600 to modify your registration, e.g., add an Instructional Course/Technique Workshop or edit spelling of name. This function cannot be processed online
NASS reserves the right to allocate up to $300 of all Annual Meeting Registrations to assist in funding the further development of the Spine Education and Research Center in order to advance spine education.
To receive resident and fellow pricing, please fax a letter on letterhead from your program director to (630) 230-3709 with your program status. If you are not in our database, please create a new contact. After you created a contact, please Let Us Know that you faxed us the letter.
Includes breakfasts, lunches and welcome reception. This option MAY NOT be used to register associates who will be attending scientific sessions. Commercial Business are not permitted to purchase Spouse registrations.
These workshops are for physicians only. If you register for a technique/hands-on workshop and you are not a physician, your workshop registration will be cancelled and your credit card will be credited the payment amount.
Each year, NASS brings together leading spine authorities representing a multidisciplinary community of spine specialists. The onsite Press Room will include a media-only work area with free device charging stations and online and printer access. Credentialed journalists can participate in the conference attendee continental breakfast and lunch breaks. NASS staff will be present to help you arrange interviews with spokespeople and presenters onsite.
Only conference staff, credentialed media and presenter interviewees will be allowed in the press room. Members of the media, advertising staff and exhibitors cannot host meetings in the press room. Please take a look at our Press Releases
Members of the media covering NASS 2017 are required to sign and submit a copy of the Registration Form. and email it to Nicolle Heller
For Health Care Providers and interested parties who cannot attend the physical meeting. The Virtual option does not allow access to the discounted NASS hotel rate, attendance at the physical meeting.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the U.S. to participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Additional credit may be obtained by attending the additional Hands-on course: Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity: Skull to Sacrum
NASS is proud to offer continuing education units (CEUs) to accommodate nonphysician attendees’ certification requirements. The following indicates the status of CEU accreditation for nonphysician attendees. Requirements vary for other allied health and advanced practice providers; please contact your licensing organization for their requirements.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts Category 1 credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™ for the Physician’s Recognition Award from organizations, such as NASS, accredited by the ACCME.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Accreditation Statement: In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and the North American Spine Society. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Credit Designation for Nursing: AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 16.5 contact hours. Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.
AXIS Contact Information: For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at 954-281- 7524 or email@example.com.
NASS has applied for approval from Southern California University Health System for chiropractic credit from select states. Approval information will be available soon. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a list to notify when approvals are finalized.