13th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis (ICEOS)

Abstract Submissions are now closed!


  • Follow the provided link and create a "New User" profile, even if you submitted an abstract to ICEOS last year.
  • Have ready the presenting author, the presenting author's contact information, and the names and e-mail addresses of all co-authors along with financial and conflict of interest disclosures for the presenting and all co-authors.
    • Ensure the presenting author's email is accurate. This will be the sole method of communication regarding acceptance.
  • There is a limit of 2250 characters for each abstract and 1090 characters for each E-Poster or case. This number includes symbols and spaces.
  • A single image or table can be uploaded for each submission.
  • Abstracts, E-Posters, and cases cannot be edited after submission.
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation of each submission.


  • Abstracts, E-Posters and cases are reviewed & graded in a blind fashion by ICEOS committee members.
  • Persons submitting an abstract or case to ICEOS must be prepared to present their work at the meeting in person, or to send a co-author to do so. Presenters may register at a reduced fee of $750 per person, but must pay all their own travel expenses. If your attendance is dependent on outside funding, please secure your financial aid before submitting your abstract or case. Abstracts & cases cannot be withdrawn once accepted.
  • All abstracts, cases, and oral presentations must be provided in English.
  • By submitting an abstract or case for consideration, all authors agree to abide by the rules outlined above, and the conditions, deadlines, policies and decisions of the ICEOS organizing committee.


  • The submitting author will be required to complete a Financial/Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure Statement AND provide complete financial and COI disclosures for each co-author. Failure to disclose is grounds for removal from the program.

Presentation Format

  • Case, Faculty, and Paper presentations may use our provided PowerPoint template here.
  • All PowerPoint presentations must be in a 16x9 format to fit our screens properly.
  • Abstracts accepted for oral (free paper) presentation must be presented in English in PowerPoint format. Oral presentations will also be published in the course program book.
  • Abstracts accepted for E-poster presentation will be displayed in PowerPoint format on the ICEOS website and on-site at E-Poster kiosks.
  • Cases accepted for presentation during the course will be distributed in PowerPoint format to be discussed on site during the program. Some cases may also be presented by course moderators for panel discussion.


August 1, 2019 at 9 AM EST
Abstract & case history submission deadline.

September 9, 2019
E-mail notification sent of acceptance or rejection for all abstracts & cases.

September 23, 2019
Presenters of oral (free paper) presentations must confirm plans to attend course and register, or identify an alternative presenting author.

October 15, 2019
Complete case presentation & e-Poster PowerPoint files must be submitted for program inclusion.

Abstract Categories

  • Bracing and Casting
  • Complications
  • Distraction Based (i.e. growing rod, MAGEC, VEPTR)
  • Guided Growth (i.e. SHILLA, tether)
  • Quality and Safety
  • EOS General


Andrea Scholfield
Meetings Manger