NASS International: Bangkok

NASS International Bangkok

Video Preview of NASSi: Bangkok

Hands-on Cadaver Lab Courses:
July 17-18, 2023

General Meeting:
July 19-21, 2023

Advancing Multidisciplinary Spine Care Across the Globe

Experience a broad perspective on the latest developments in spine care from leading global spine societies and a distinguished international faculty during the inaugural NASS International (NASSi) Annual Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Attend in-person to be part of this extraordinary multidisciplinary program that will feature symposia, case-based discussions, podium abstract presentations, and ePosters. A technical exhibition will feature the latest innovative spine technologies and products. And there will be ample opportunities to collaborate and network with colleagues, faculty and thought leaders from around the world.

Hands-on cadaver lab courses will address the fast-growing area of Endoscopic Spine Surgery, as well as Complex Spine Surgery, MIS procedures, and Advanced Interventional and Injections Techniques.

In your free time, be sure to explore Bangkok, a vibrant city, rich in history with numerous cultural attractions, world-class dining, shopping and nightlife.

Program Committee

NASS Overall Chair:
Patrick C. Hsieh, MD, MS (USA)
Charles A. Reitman, MD,
Chair (USA)
David R. O’Brien, Jr., MD,
Co-chair (USA)
Jeffrey C. Wang, MD,
Co-chair (USA)
Pornpavit Sriphirom, MD,
Co-chair (THAILAND)
Areesak Chotivichit, MD,
Co-chair (THAILAND)
Wicharn Yingsakmongkol, MD,
Co-chair (THAILAND)
Jin Sung Luke Kim, MD, PhD
Co-chair (KOREA)

Supporting International Societies


The entire multidisciplinary spine care community as well as others with an abiding interest in spine are welcome to attend the inaugural NASS International Meeting.


Upon completion of this meeting, participants will gain strategies to:

  • Promote discussion of new scientific developments and best practices within spine care organizations;
  • Demonstrate the application of current techniques, procedures and research;
  • Practice evidence- and value-based medicine relative to spine care;
  • Provide an environment for the exchange of ideas in spine care with experts and peers from around the globe;
  • Provide opportunities to strengthen professional relationships worldwide.

Increase Your Skills at These Hands-on Courses

Visa & Vaccines

The VISA EXEMPTION RULE allows tourists from 64 countries to enter Thailand without a visa. They are granted to stay a maximum of 30 days if they are entering Thailand via an international airport or entering through a land border checkpoint from neighboring countries.

Visa Vaccines and Medicines


REGISTER NOW CAN'T MAKE IT? Purchase Recordings
General Registration: In-Person attendance for all education sessions (Wednesday, July 19-Friday, July 21), lunch and refreshments (July 19-21) and the Welcome Reception (July 19). Ticketed hands-on courses held on July 17 and 18 can be added for an additional fee.

Ticketed Course Only Registration: In-Person attendance for ONLY the hands-on course(s) held July 17 and/or 18. If you want to attend the general meeting (July 19-21), please select General Registration and then choose your courses.

OnDemand Recordings: OnDemand recordings of symposia, abstracts, etc. Earn up to 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Recordings will be available 10 business days after meeting concludes. Note: OnDemand registration does not permit access to the discounted NASSi hotels rates or attendance to the meeting.

Pricing (Fees in USD)

*Opt-in and receive a 20% discount on registration fee. Share your name, mailing address, and specialty with exhibiting partners.
Member Physician or Commercial Affiliate $500/$600 $600/$720 $720/$864 $500/$600
Member Affiliated Health Care $300/$360 $400/$480 $520/$624 $300/$360
Member Emeritus $300/$360 $400/$480 $520/$624 $300/$360
Member In-Training/Resident/Fellow $100/$120 $100/$120 $100/$120 $100/$120
Nonmember Physician $590/$708 $700/$840 $840/$1008 $590/$708
Nonmember Affiliated Healthcare $360/$432 $460/$552 $600/$720 $360/$432
Nonmember In-Training/Resident/Fellow $100/$120 $100/$120 $100/$120 $100/$120
Commercial Business (non-exhibiting industry) $590/$708 $700/$840 $840/$1008 $590/$708
Advanced Interventional Spinal Procedures and Injections $600
Understanding the Learning Curve on Endoscopic Spine Surgery: How to Raise Your Competency in Endoscopic Spine Surgery $600
Expanding the Indication of Endoscopic Spine Surgery from Uniportal to Biportal Endoscopy (Part II) $600
Complex Spine Surgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery $600
Annual Meeting OnDemand Recordings for general in-person registration
(24/7 online access to all presentations within 10 business days of meeting concluding)
Guest Welcome Reception
(Includes complimentary hors d’ oeuvres and beverages on Wednesday (5-6 p.m.)

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.
Marketing Opt-In/Opt-Out: Select Opt-In or Opt-Out to share your name, mailing address and specialty with exhibiting partners. Opt-in to save 20% on registration fee.
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. Fax to (630) 230-3709 or via email at See policy below for more information.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas 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. NASS designates this live activity for a maximum of


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 US, that participate in this CME activity, are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.


Showcase your latest technology to a captivated Spine Community

Frequently Asked Questions

Last Updated: 5/11/23

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 NASSi functions. Counterfeiting, copy or sharing badges is prohibited, and doing so may result in removal from the meeting and/or revocation of NASSi membership.

Cancellations must be submitted on or before June 22, 2023 to receive a refund less the cancellation processing fee(s). Fees are General $125, Hands-On $75, and/or Guest Welcome Reception $15. Submit your cancellation via email.

Note: General registrations can be transferred to OnDemand Recordings after cancellation deadline. No substitutions allowed.

NASSi reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or reformat (including to digital form) programs due to circumstances beyond its control or close registration when programs are oversubscribed. For these reasons, registrants are advised against purchasing non-refundable airline tickets. NASSi is not responsible for penalties incurred as a result of cancelled transportation fares, hotel reservation policies or Visa rejection/refusals. Written, verbal, or fax notice of cancellation will be given within five (5) working days of the actual date of the program whenever possible. NASSi reserves the right to modify this policy at any time.

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

As always, exhibitors will have devices to manually scan badges to receive your contact information at your discretion.

The ACCME requires the explicit consent of attendees in order to share participant information. Our Corporate Contributors make significant investments in NASSi with an expectation of knowing at least who attended the meeting. By opting in, you are approving sharing your name, specialty and mailing address. Email addresses will not be shared. In the event you wish to share your email address you can let companies scan your badge.

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. After you created a contact, please email or fax the letter.

An onsite fee will apply if you require a registration representative to process your registration at the convention center.

Unauthorized recording, reproduction or distribution of content created at or affiliated with the NASSi is prohibited without the prior express written permission of NASSi.

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 NASSi 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 NASSi 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.

NASSi 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 NASSi. 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 NASSi, 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 NASSi 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 2023 International Meeting.

In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at the NASSi, attendee agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented related to the NASSi, 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 NASSi attendees.

You may print a letter of invitation to attend the NASS International Annual Meeting by clicking here.