Evidence & Technology Spine Summit

Combining Education and Relaxation

Get away and get re-energized at this unique and highly interactive winter spine meeting! You'll hear both surgical and medical perspectives on spine care, discuss and debate new technologies, techniques and treatments as well as collaborate with peers on the most important issues in spine care today.

The meeting takes place in Park City's Canyons Village, providing a premier ski and snowboard experience. Enjoy picturesque mountain views, numerous resort amenities, farm-to-table dining, and laid-back nightlife. Register early to take advantage of NASS discount rates.


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

2020 Course Directors

John G. DeVine, MD
Patrick C. Hsieh, MD, MS
Brandon D. Lawrence, MD
Alpesh A. Patel, MD, FACS
Scott Kreiner, MD
David R. O’Brien, Jr., MD

The North American Spine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (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


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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

SpinePAC President’s Dinner
The Refectory at High West Distillery

SpinePac President's Dinner

SpinePAC is hosting an exclusive event for NASS members in Park City.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020 7:00-9:30 PM


General registration fees include: In-person attendance for all education sessions, (Wednesday evening, February 19-Saturday, February 22), breakfasts and refreshments (February 19-22) and the Welcome Reception (February 19)

Virtual registration: 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.


Category (General & Virtual) Until 1/9/20 After 1/9/20
Member Physician $750 $850
Member Affiliated Healthcare $450 $550
Member Emeritus $450 $550
Member In-Training/Resident/Fellow $450 $550
Commercial Affiliate $750 $850
Nonmember Physician $850 $950
Nonmember Affiliated Healthcare $550 $650
Nonmember In-Training/Resident/Fellow $550 $650
Commercial Business (Industry) $850 $950
Guest $175 $175
Member Attendee Watch Anytime Recordings $0 $0
Nonmember Attendee Watch Anytime Recordings $75 $75

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.
Guest: Limited to 1 person. Includes breakfasts and refreshments (Feb. 19-22) and the 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.
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 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.
Watch Anytime Recordings: : If you are a member and did not select the ondemand recordings, you will receive it for free at the conclusion of the meeting. An attendee must be a member in good-standing prior to the beginning of the ETSS Meeting (February 17, 2020). 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 15, 2020 in order to qualify for the free Watch Anytime Recordings.

Hotel & Travel

The Canyons Resort

Grand Summit Hotel Rooms $320/night +$30/night resort fee
The meeting will be held in the Grand Summit Lodge.
Reserve by Phone: 1-888-226-9667***    
***When calling, please identify yourself as attending the Evidence & Technology Spine Summit. Hotel Cutoff is January 9, 2020. After that date, the discounted rate may not be available. Reserve your accommodations early, as hotel may sell out prior to cutoff date.
Travel Quick Links

4000 Canyons Resort Drive
Park City, UT 84098


Showcase your latest technology to a captivated Spine Community

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.