AOSpine Advanced Symposium—Degenerative and Trauma
Thessaloniki, Greece
25 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
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This case-based symposium aims to provide a comprehensive overview of degenerative spine and spinal cord injury and improve knowledge in spine fracture classification classification, treatment of spinal cord injuries and of management of degenerative disc disease regarding surgical techniques and therapeutic strategies. Each case study will be completed with a dedicated lecture from top experts in the field.

Event program
Diagnosis and classification of vertebral fracture
Management of spinal cord injury
Surgical Techniques
Management of Complex cases
Diagnosis and Treatment of disc disease
Management of recurrent dic disease
Management of lumbar spinal stenosis
Samo Fokter MD,PhD, D(ABHI)  (Chairperson)
Athanasios Spiliotopoulos  (Chairperson)
Ufuk Aydinli  (Educational Advisor)
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Type AOSpine
Level Advanced
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Closing date05 Dec 2016
Available places6
Cancellation policy50% until 21 days before the event, no refund thereafter
Included services
Coffee breaks
Welcome cocktail
Intellectual property
Course materials, presentations, and case studies are the intellectual property of the course faculty. All rights are reserved. Check hazards and legal restrictions on
Recording, photographing, or copying of lectures, practical exercises, case discussions, or any course materials is strictly forbidden. Participants violating intellectual property will be dismissed.
The AO Foundation reserves the right to film, photograph, and audio record during their events. Participants must understand that in this context they may appear in these recorded materials. The AO Foundation assumes participants agree that these recorded materials may be used for AO marketing and other purposes, and made available to the public.
Target Participants

This event is targeted at surgeons (orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and other specialists) between 3 to 10 years of experience in spine surgery who are aiming to further improve their performance in the management of Degenerative and Trauma Spine.

Ms Catherine Antonetti (Project Manager Venue)
Project Manager
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Dübendorf
Ms Gabriella Gazzoli (Project Manager Program)
AO Foundation
Project Manager
AO Spine Europe, Middle East and Africa
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Duebendorf
Ms Maria Mountaki (Participant registration)
Porto Palace Hotel

65, 26th Octovriou Avenue

GR–54628 Thessaloniki


Phone: +30 2310504504

 Book online and then on the right side of the page you should apply in the field the booking code AOSPINE2016, in order to proceed with reservation & take in advantage the special rate, terms & conditions of the conference.

Room Type  In-Out  Special rate per Room/Night
Single use room  24-26 Nov 2016

 100 EUR


- The above quoted rate includes all taxes and American Buffet Breakfast
- Extra person per room increases the current price by 25,00€
- Please note that the Nr of rooms are on free sales & is valid the following release period:
- 30 rooms on hold until 30/06/16
- if not booked until 30/06/16 only 20 rooms on hold left until 31/06/18
- if not all booked until 30/08/16 only 10 rooms on hold until 15/09/16

Complimentary hotel services:
- 300 places outdoor parking area
- Shuttle Bus services to and from Thessaloniki Centre
- Wi-Fi Internet connection in all public / meeting areas and rooms

AOSpine Educational calendar 2016 overview (Europe and Africa)