The International Research Society of Spinal Deformities (IRSSD) was established in 1994 to advance the study and research into Spinal Deformities for the public benefit.
The object of the Society is to provide a forum for the presentation and encouragement of research relating to spinal deformity and to disseminate the results of such research.
The 2016 Meeting of the Society
The 2016 meeting was a successful combined meeting of the IRSSD and SOSORT, held in Banff, Alberta in Canada from May 25 – 28 2016.
Full details can at www.SOSORT-IRSSD-2016.com
Dr. Edmond Lou and Dr. Eric Parent hosted the meeting at Banff, Alberta in Canada for participation in the 1ST Joint SOSORT-IRSSD education and scientific meeting. It was held at The Banff Centre located in the Rocky Mountains.
Professor Yong Qiu, President of the Chinese Scoliosis Research Society and Dr Hubert Labelle, research chair in movement science at Hôpital Ste-Justine and chair of the SRS screening task force provided keynote lectures.
Organising committee for 2016
Dr. Eric Parent – SOSORT Local Conference Chair
Dr. Edmond Lou – IRSSD Local Conference Chair
Jim Raso – IRSSD President, Alberta Health Services, University of Alberta
Diane Titley – Dept. of Surgery, University of Alberta
Mark Regier – Dept. of Surgery, University of Alberta
The 2014 Meeting of the Society
The 2012 meeting was held in Sapporo, Japan, from 29th June to 2nd July 2014.
The 2012 Meeting of the Society
The 2012 meeting was held in Poznan, Poland, organised locally by Dr Tomasz Kotwicki form 1st to 4th July 2012.
Further information about the IRSSD is available from the Secretary
Dr Tomasz Kotwicki (Poland)
Head of Spine Disorders Unit
Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology
University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland