The Global Spine Congress

20. April 2017

Only a few days to go until the Global Spine Congress!

​This year's edition of the GSC, which will be staged from May 3–6,  
2017 in Milan, Italy, will once again feature an exceptional scientific program, with parallel sessions covering more than 25 topics.  The event is awaiting more than 1500 participants from over 80 countries with a scientific program that includes precourses, symposia, guest society symposia, as well as peer-reviewed paper sessions presented as either oral or ePoster presentations. Additionally there will be AOSpine Members-only sessions on various topics. This year, a record number of abstracts (1,048) were submitted.

All accepted abstracts will be published in Global Spine Journal online publication, available as of 25th of April, 2017.

Don’t miss out on a revolutionary GSC industry session being held for the first time at this congress!

For more details about this Cadaver Lab session and other industry symposia please visit GSC website.

The numbers for AOSpine's 2017 flagship event are impressive:

  • Number of abstracts in final program: 354
  • Number of e-posters in final program: 383
  • Number of paper sessions: 52  
  • Number of Symposia: 20
  • Number of precourses: 3
  • Number of Members-Only Sessions: 9
  • Number of Guest societiey symposia: 10   
  • Number of speakers: 94
  • Number of moderators: 75

Download the GSC App

Download your AOSpine GSC mobile application, which will provide the following information:

  • Program
  • Abstracts publication
  • Real time updating on scientific sessions
  • Exhibitors
  • Congress venue maps

Just activate bluetooth and allow push notifications to receive congress news! The AOSpine GSC mobile app is available for iOS and Android devices. For any other devices the web App is available at

The Global Spine Congress 2017 has been accredited by the EACCME® with 17 CME credits.

Come visit the AOSpine booth in the exhibition area, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @AOSpine #gscmilan2017 to get updates about the event, and to interact with our worldwide online community!

View the final program of the GSC

Discounts apply for AOSpine Members, medical or research students, residents, fellows, and attendees from low-income countries. The congress is open to all surgeons, spine practitioners, allied health care professionals, and researchers.

AOSpine looks forward to welcoming you to Milan!