The South African Spine Society Congress will be held from 16 – 18 May 2024 at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannebsurg


The Organising Committee would like to invite the submission of abstracts for the SASS Congress 2024.


Presentation formats available include:

Platform Presentation (10 minutes)
Flash Presentation (5 minutes)
e-Poster Display (will be displayed electronically)


Authors are requested to indicate their preference but should note that the final decision lies with the Scientific Committee.


Authors are requested to take note of the additional instructions below.


Maximum of 250 words in MS Word. Font: Arial 10pt. No graphs or diagrams permitted.


Adult Spinal Deformity
Cervical Degenerative/ Reconstruction
Innovative Methods
Lumbar Degenerative
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Paediatric Spinal Surgery


Abstract Format

Layout requirements

Kindly divide your abstract according to the following headings. Abstracts not conforming to this format will be returned.


Research Abstract
Introduction, Methods, Results & Conclusions


Case Report – ePoster consideration only
Introduction, Case & Discussion


Abstracts not conforming to this format will be returned.



Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee who reserve the right to accept and allocate abstracts for either poster, Flash or Oral presentation.

All presenters of accepted abstracts must be registered as Congress delegates.

Authors will be notified by 31 March 2024 whether their submission has been accepted.


Judging and scoring of the abstracts

Abstracts will be judged with prizes for the best submissions.

SA Spine Congress 2024