Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission Closed on July 11

General Abstracts: Surgeons, scientists, and allied health professionals who focus on minimally invasive spine surgery are invited to submit abstracts for SMISS Annual Forum ’22. Authors are invited to submit abstracts relevant to at least one of the categories listed below for Oral or E-Poster presentation. Please note that submissions from medical company employees, or on behalf of a medical company, are prohibited.

Young Surgeon Abstracts: Residents, fellows, and surgeons in the first 3 years of practice are invited to submit abstracts for consideration for the Young Surgeon Session.


Dates and Deadlines:

Abstract Submission Closes
Abstract Notifications Sent
AUG 31
Presenter Registration Deadline


Abstract Categories

The Program Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for presentation within any of these categories:

  • Deformity
  • Degenerative
  • Endoscopy
  • Trauma
  • Tumor
  • Revision
  • Complications
  • Cervical
  • Anterior techniques
  • Lateral techniques
  • Posterior techniques
  • Navigation, robotics, & AI
  • Emerging technologies
  • Biologics
  • Healthcare economics
  • Other

For complete abstract submission guidelines, click here.

For questions on abstract submission, contact:

Kate Laney
VP, Medical Meetings
E: [email protected]
P: (630) 681-1040 ext. 301