Attend NASS 2021!

General In-Person Registration

  • Includes in-person access to all education sessions (Wednesday-Saturday)
  • Includes access to live stream of all symposia throughout the meeting
  • Includes OnDemand recordings of symposia, abstracts, etc.
  • Access to the World’s Largest Spine Technical Exhibition (closed Saturday)
  • Continental breakfasts, beverage breaks and box lunches (no lunch on Saturday)
  • Earn up to 81.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM - Note: In-Person (24) + OnDemand (57.5)

Virtual Registration

  • Includes access to live stream of all symposia throughout the meeting
  • Includes OnDemand recordings of symposia, abstracts, etc.
  • Earn up to 81.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
  • Note: Virtual registration does not permit access to the discounted NASS hotel rates or attendance to the annual meeting. One-day virtual registration is not available.

One-Day Registration

  • Includes in-person access to all education sessions for the day of registration only. General registration is required to attend for more than one day
  • Access to the World’s Largest Spine Technical Exhibition (closed Saturday)
  • Continental breakfasts, beverage breaks and box lunch (no lunch on Saturday)
  • Note: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM - Wednesday (7.5), Thursday (5.5), Friday (7.5) OR Saturday (3.5)
  • Note: Access to OnDemand recordings and/or live stream requires additional fees.

Please contact [email protected] with questions


Category General &
W TH or F
Member Physician $699 $349 $233
Member Affiliated Healthcare $399 $199 $133
Member Emeritus $299 $149 $99
Member In-Training/Resident/Fellow $159 $79 $53
Commercial Affiliate $699 $349 $233
Nonmember Physician $999 $499 $333
Nonmember Affiliated Healthcare $549 $274 $183
Nonmember In-Training/Resident/Fellow $229 $114 $76
Commercial Business (non-exhibiting Industry) $999 $499 $333
Annual Meeting OnDemand Recordings (24/7 online access to all presentations)
With general in-person registration Member: $0 NonMember: $0
With one-day registration Member: $215 NonMember: $315

In-Person Ticketed Courses (Additional Fees)

Not available virtual or with ondemand recordings.

Course Member Nonmember
Coding Update 2021: Physicians $700 $800
Coding Update 2021: Affiliated Healthcare $550 $600
Coding Update 2021: In-Training/Resident/Fellow $350 $400
Section on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Hands-on Course (Physicians Only) $895 $995
Section on Spinal Deformity: Hands-on Course (Physicians Only) $895 $995
Lumbar Spinal Injections Hands-on (Residents/Fellows Only) $895 $995

Category Details

  • Commercial Affiliate: Individual not eligible for NASS membership who is a subscriber to the Commercial Affiliate Program.
  • Commercial Business: Nonclinical professional with interest in spine field but does not treat patients.
  • Nonmember Affiliate Health: Employed by a hospital, healthcare network, university or free-standing facility administering to patients (e.g. DC, PA, NP, RN, PT).
  • Nonmember In-Training/Resident/Fellow: Must provide a letter on letterhead from program director to (630) 230-3709 or submit via email. See policy below for more information.
  • OnDemand Recordings: The session recordings are free to attendees in-person and virtual attendees.

Media Registration & Guidelines

Welcome! Each year NASS brings together leading spine authorities representing a multidisciplinary community of spine specialists at its Annual Meeting. The onsite Press Room will include a media-only work area with complimentary beverages, device charging stations, and printer access. Credentialed journalists can participate in the continental breakfast and lunch breaks with conference attendees.

Wednesday, September 29 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 30 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 1 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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 visit for our latest releases and news.

Members of the media covering NASS 2020 are required to sign and submit a copy of the registration form, and email it to Jeff Karzen.

NASS reserves the right to refuse media credentials to any individual at its discretion.

Registration Form

Read Our Policies

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. Counterfeiting, copy or sharing badges, or using a Guest Badge when he/she is not eligible to do so is expressly prohibited, and doing so may result in removal from the meeting and/or revocation of NASS membership.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing via mail or email and postmarked on or before September 2, 2021 to receive a refund less cancellation processing fee(s) of Conference $125; One-Day Registration $50; Hands-On Workshop $75; and/or Instructional Course. Registrations are not transferable and there are no substitutions. 

NASS reserves the right to cancel, reschedule or modify course/meeting locations, speakers or content at any time and for any reason. For these reasons, registrants should not purchase nonrefundable travel accommodations. NASS s not responsible for costs associated with cancelled travel. Written, verbal or fax notice of cancellation will be given within five (5) working days of the actual date of the program whenever possible.

Registrations are not transferable. Email or call (630) 230-3600 to modify your registration (e.g., add a ticketed course or guest, or edit spelling of name). These modifications are not available online.

The courses are for physicians only. If you register for a hands-on course and are not a physician, your registration will be cancelled and your credit card credited the payment amount.

As always, exhibitors will have devices to scan their badges to receive contact information.

To receive resident and fellow pricing, please email or 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. If you created a new contact, email registration notifying our team that you faxed the letter.

Unauthorized recording, reproduction or distribution of content created at or affiliated with NASS’ Annual Meeting prohibited without the prior express written permission of NASS.

The material presented at this event is for educational purposes only. The material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily the best, method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed; rather, it is intended to present an approach, view, statement or opinion of the faculty that may be helpful to others who face similar situations. There may be on occasion, changes in content or faculty. In this event, an announcement will be made.

By attending this Event you acknowledge and agree to grant NASS the right to record, film, photograph or capture your likeness in any media now available and hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to NASS includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use and/or disseminate the media.

NASS disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages to any individual attending the meeting and for all claims which may arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by physicians or any other person.

Attendee assumes all risks and accepts sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that attendee may experience or incur in connection with attending the NASS 2021 Annual Meeting. Attendee hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges and holds harmless the North American Spine Society its employees, agents, and representatives, from any such claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising or relating thereto.

Specifically relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic, attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending the NASS 2021 Annual Meeting, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death to attendee. Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the NASS 2021 Annual Meeting may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact. Accordingly, attendee understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the North American Spine Society, any of its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in at the NASS 2021 Annual Meeting.

In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at the NASS 2021 Annual Meeting, attendee agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented related to the NASS 2021 Annual Meeting, including but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all NASS 2021 Annual Meeting attendees.