The 7th ICEOS took place on November 21-22 in San Diego, California. Over 150 attendees from 21 countries attended the meeting at Rancho Bernardo.
The meeting featured 39 papers and five lecture/roundtable sessions. The meeting featured an American Idol Style paper session, featuring Host David Marks, and judges Laurel Blakemore, Charles Johnston, and Rick Schwend. The winner of the session was "Pulmonary And Radiographic Outcomes Of VEPTR Treatment In Early Onset Scoliosis" Ozgur Dede, MD; Etsuro K. Motoyama; Charles I. Yang; Rebecca L. Mutich; Austin J. Bowles; Vincent F. Deeney.
The Best Paper award went to Michael Vitale, MD, for his paper “The Classification of Early Onset Scoliosis (C-EOS) Indentifies Patients at Higher Risk for Complications at 5 years Follow-Up” Michael G. Vitale, MD,MPH; Howard Y. Park, BA; Hiroko Matsumoto, MA; Tricia St. Hilaire, BS; Jeff B. Pawelek, BS; Evan P. Trupia, BS; Hasani W. Swindell, BS; John M. Flynn, MD; David L. Skaggs, MD; David P. Roye, MD.
Ten GSSG papers were presented at the meeting.