Expert faculty moderate this highly interactive meeting, providing both surgical and medical interventional perspectives on spine care.

A Unique Winter Spine Meeting

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The The NASS Evidence & Technology Summit provides both surgical and medical interventional perspectives on spine care. Expert faculty moderate this highly interactive meeting that provides spine specialists with a forum to discuss and debate new technologies, techniques and treatments as well as collaborate with peers on how best to improve patient outcomes.

The Spine Summit takes place in a smaller, relaxed resort setting that provides the perfect atmosphere to openly discuss today’s most important and controversial issues in spine care.

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

  • 16

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Directors

John G. DeVine, MD

Michael C. Geraci Jr., MD, PT

Patrick C. Hsieh, MD, MS

Brandon D. Lawrence, MD

Alpesh A. Patel, MD, FACS

What You'll Learn

  • Review the specific pros, cons and scientific evidence regarding today’s newest cutting edge spinal technologies
  • Participate directly in open forum dialogues on critical spinal practice issues and scientific controversies with a panel of key experts in each area
  • Explain to patients the key indications and limitations of the newest and most fundamental spinal therapies available today through focused didactic and open debate formats
  • Evaluate the advantages and drawbacks of several new spinal technologies as they apply to cases commonly encountered in spinal surgical practice

General registration fees include: In-person attendance for all education sessions, breakfasts and refreshments (Wednesday evening, February 13 through Saturday, February 16) and the Welcome Reception (February 14)

Virtual registration: Access a live stream and recordings of education sessions. Includes OnDemand Recordings. The Virtual option does not allow access to the discounted NASS hotel rate, attendance at the physical meeting.

In-Person and Virtual Registration are priced the same

In-Person & Virtual Registration Category Until Jan 15 After Jan 15
Member Physician (non-member add $100) $750 $850
Member Affiliated Healthcare (non-member add $100) $450 $550
Member Emeritus $450 $550
Member In-training (non-member add $100) $450 $550
Commercial Affiliate $750 $850
Commercial Business $850 $950
Guest $175 $175
Guest Welcome Reception Only $45 $45
Member in-person Attendee (Watch Anytime Recordings) $0 $0
Nonmember in-person Attendee (Watch Anytime Recordings) $75 $75

Affiliate Health: Employed by a hospital, healthcare network, university or free-standing facility administering care to patients (e.g. DC, PA, NP, RN, PT)

In-training: Must provide a letter on letterhead from program director to (630) 230-3709 or submit via email. See policies for more information.

Commercial Affiliate: Individual not eligible for NASS membership who is a subscriber to the Commercial Affiliate Program. More info here

Commercial Business: Nonclinical professional with interest in spine field but does not treat patients. Not permitted to purchase guest registrations.

Guest: Limited to 1 person. Includes breakfasts, refreshments 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 guest registrations.

Watch Anytime Recordings: The session recordings are free to attendees who are NASS members. To qualify, an attendee must be a member in good-standing prior to the beginning of the Evidence & Technology Spine Summit Meeting (February 12, 2019). Individuals who register for the meeting as a non-member and apply for membership following registration must have their application completed (application and CV received) by February 10, 2019 in order to qualify for the free OnDemand Recordings.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation must be submitted via email, on or before January 14, to receive a refund less cancellation processing fee(s). Cancellation processing fees: conference registration $125; guests $50 and/or guest welcome reception only $20. There will be no refunds after January 14 regardless of cause. Note: Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions. NASS reserves the right to cancel, reschedule programs or change course locations due to circumstances beyond its control or close registration when programs are oversubscribed. For these reasons, registrants are advised against purchasing nonrefundable airline tickets. NASS is not responsible for penalties incurred as a result of cancelled transportation fares. Written, verbal or fax notice of cancellation will be given within five (5) working days of the actual date of the program whenever possible.

Hotel & Travel

The Canyons Resort

4000 Canyons Resort Drive, Park City, UT 84098

Grand Summit Hotel Rooms $320/night +$30/night resort fee
Sundial Hotel Rooms $305/night +$20/night resort fee
Silverado Hotel Rooms $248/night +$20/night resort fee

The meeting will be held in the Grand Summit Lodge. The Sundial and Silverado are both a five-minute walk or a three-minute shuttle ride from the Grand Summit.

Or call 1-888-226-9667

When calling, please identify yourself as attending the Evidence & Technology Spine Summit. Hotel Cutoff is January 15, 2019. After that date, the discounted rate may not be available. Reserve your accommodations early, as hotel may sell out prior to cutoff date.


Private SUV Service ($180 each way) or Ride share ($45 per person each way or $82 roundtrip)

SpinePAC President’s Dinner
The Refectory at High West Distillery

SpinePac President's Dinner

Friday, February 15, 2019 7:00pm-9:30pm

Hosts Dr. Jeff Wang and Dr. Philip Schnieder cordially invite you to join them at one of Utah’s premier whiskey distilleries - The Refectory - High West’s Distillery in Wanship, UT. You will enjoy an evening filled with a savory 4 course meal, taste High West’s specialized whiskey cocktails and embark on a tour of the distillery, all while in the beautiful Uinta Mountains. Please join us, and receive the Presidential treatment with your fellow NASS colleagues.

$500 includes ticket and shuttle service for donor and a guest. All donations for this event will benefit the NASS Political Action Committee, SpinePAC.

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Have a Question?

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.