13th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis (ICEOS)

Session Schedule

A comprehensive schedule with speakers, free papers, and further updates will be available in September.

Wednesday, November 20

1-6 pm: Precourse, Cases and Cocktails *pre-registration required; lunch included
6:15-7 pm: Welcome Ceremony and 1st Annual Lecture
7 pm: Welcome Reception

Thursday, November 21

7:30-9:30 am: Session 1: Quality, Safety, and Value in EOS Surgery
10-11:30 am: Session 2: Free Papers
12:30-1:30 pm: Sponsored Workshops
1:30-3 pm: Session 3: Mini Symposium: Syndromic EOS
3:30-4:30 pm: Session 4: Free Papers
4:30-5:30 pm: Breakout Sessions (Growth Friendly Challenges/Neuromuscular Challenges/Complex Cervical Deformity Challenges)

Friday, November 22

7:30-8:30 am: Sponsored Workshops
8:30-9:30 am: Session 5: Neurosurgical Considerations in EOS: What can we learn from each other?
9:30-10:30 am: Session 6: Free Papers
10:50-12:00 pm: Session 7: Outcomes Assessment - How do we know if we are improving lives?
1-1:30: Keynote
1:30-2:55 pm: Session 8: Free Papers
3:15-3:45 pm: Session 9: Where My Opinion Has Changed Over Time
3:45-3:50 pm: Behrooz A. Akbarnia Award Presentation
3:50-5 pm: Session 10: Management of the Complex: How to Approach the Complex Patients and Problems in EOS
5-5:15 pm: ICEOS Wrap-Up and Review

CME Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, the participants should be better able to:

  • Describe growth of the spine and chest, and how to make decisions on treatment of early onset spinal deformity
  • Diagnose and recognize the natural history of syndromes causing early onset spinal deformity
  • Describe and minimize treatment complications of infection and neurological damage
  • Identify biomechanical issues of immature bone, vertebrae, and ribs which affect treatment of EOS
  • Describe pulmonary physiology as it relates to EOS