AO Spine Webinar—Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Cutting Edge Applications in Spine
Dübendorf, Switzerland
24 Nov 2020
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  • Dino Samartzis, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA
  • Daniel Sciubba, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA


  • Dino Samartzis, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA
  • Daniel Sciubba, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
  • Fabio Galbusera IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, Milan, Italy
  • Morgan Giers, Oregon State University, Oregon, USA
  • Christopher Ames, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Joseph Schwab, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA


This webinar will provide an understanding of the concepts of artificial intelligence and machine learning, and their current applications and future direction in the management and predictive modelling of spine patients. 

The spine field is entering the age of "intelligence-based spine care" where the use of artificial intelligence and the multiple dimensions of machine learning are taking center-stage. As such, it is important for the clinician and researchers alike to become familiar with such technology and its applications. 

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Target audience: Spine researchers, spine practitioner; orthopedics, neuro- and spine surgeons, therapists,

The event starts on  at 15:00 Central European Summer Time.
 Please check your local time for the webinar here.
To log-in: A link will be emailed to all registered participants about 20 minutes prior to the start.
The webinar will run underAdobe Connect. Please use preferably Google Chrome as browser for best results.
Learning objectives
Explain concepts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
Distinguish between AI and ML
Apply concepts of AI/ML in the fields of: spine diagnostics, clinical decision-making, treatment and predictive modelling
Identify future directions of "Intelligence-Based Spine Care"
Dino Samartzis  (Chairperson)
Daniel Sciubba MD,MBA  (Chairperson)
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Type AOSpine
Level Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Webinar
Content Case studies, Lectures
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Resident, Spine surgeon
Closing date24 Nov 2020
Available places525
Cancellation policyNo cancellation fee
Euro 0.00 EUR
Registration and time of live event
This educational event is free of charge.

Please register in order to receive the webinar link by email.
The event starts on November 24th, at 15:00 Central European Time
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Ms Catherine Antonetti
AO Spine ESA
Project Manager
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Dübendorf
Ms Simona Koch
AO Foundation
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