MAY 28-31, 2025 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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GSC 2025 abstracts

Abstract submission now open until September 12, 2024

We invite you to submit your abstract for presentation at GSC 2025, to be held May 28-31 in Rio de Janeiro.

We offer several presentation formats, including e-posters, oral presentations, and our all-new rapid-fire sessions.  If accepted, authors will have the flexibility to present their research at the rapid-fire sessions in either Spanish, Portuguese or English. However, please note that abstracts can only be submitted in English.

We look forward to receiving your research!

Important dates and deadlines

June 1, 2024

Call for abstracts opens

June 1, 2024

September 12, 2024

Call for abstracts closes

November 23, 2024

Notification letters sent out

November 23, 2024

December 20, 2024

Registration deadline for abstract authors

Abstract submission closes September 12, 2024 

The presenting author of an abstract must be registered by December 20, 2024.


  • Arthroplasty—cervical

  • Arthroplasty—lumbar

  • Basic science

  • Biomechanics

  • Deformity—cervical

  • Deformity—thoracolumbar (Adolescent)

  • Deformity—thoracolumbar (Adult)

  • Degenerative—cervical

  • Degenerative—lumbar

  • Diagnostics

  • Disc degeneration

  • Epidemiology

  • Imaging 

  • Infections

  • Medical economics

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery

  • Navigation

  • Nonoperative clinical treatments

  • Novel technologies

  • Spine biologics

  • Surgical complications

  • Trauma—cervical

  • Trauma—thoracolumbar

  • Trauma—other

  • Tumors


Abstract submissions will be only accepted in English.

Presentations of abstracts

The submission of an abstract constitutes a formal commitment by the presenting author to present the abstract (if accepted) orally or as e-poster in the session and the time assigned by the GSC Executive Program Committee.

Notification of acceptance

Notifications of acceptance or rejection of the abstracts will be sent to the author (the presenter) of the abstract by November 23, 2024 at the latest. The author receives all correspondence concerning the abstract. The author is responsible for informing all other co-authors of the status of the abstract. In order to receive confirmation, please ensure that emails from are not marked as spam by your email provider. All abstract presenters will be asked to reconfirm their attendance after receiving the notification. If you don't reconfirm your abstract presentation, register for the congress, and pay the registration fee before December 20, 2024, your abstract will be cancelled.

Publication of abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be published online in the Global Spine Journal.

Abstract awards

All abstract presenters are automatically entered into the GSC 2025 Awards competition. There are two awards. The winners will be announced onsite. The awards will be sent electronically after the congress.


For abstract submission support please contact:

Help Desk Abstract Submission

Viale della Giovine Italia 17- 50122 Firenze

Phone: +39 055 50.35.1



Contact: AO Spine / AO Foundation

Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos

Contact: OIC

Viale della Giovine Italia, 17,
50122 Florence