1 st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SCOLIOSIS MANAGEMENT
12-13 April Istanbul, TURKEY
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Welcome Letter

Dear colleagues, dear friends,

It is our great honour to greet and invite you all to contribute to the success of 1 st International Conference on Scoliosis Management that will take place on April 12-13, 2019 in Istanbul.

This important scientific event is the first international conference on scoliosis to be held in Turkey.

The meeting will take place at Akıngüç Auditorium and Art Center of Istanbul Kultur University, Istanbul.

We are working to organize an outstanding scientific and educational congress to facilitate the spread and exchange of knowledge, skills and attitudes, between experts, researchers, clinicians and trainees, and aiming to continue developing of scoliosis conservative and surgical management.

The conference is designed on the theme “Terminating Criteria for Scoliosis Treatment”. In line with this, we would like to discuss and have a consensus report. It is aimed to discuss and conclude the criteria of inclusion and termination of conservative and surgical treatments. The conference includes the prevention and aetiology of idiopathic scoliosis, conservative and surgical treatment of idiopathic, congenital, neuromuscular and adult scoliosis.

As the Conference Organizing Committee, we would be honored to see and meet international scoliosis professionals with clinical expertise and scientific recognition all around the world. This meeting is only possible through the generous contributions of our sponsors, the efforts of our speakers and the hard work of our multi-disciplinary team.

The social program will be carefully planned. You will feel warmly received in Istanbul, Turkey.

Please accept our invitation to join us for the conference which we are sure will be a great success. We look forward to meeting you in Istanbul, 2019.

Yours faithfully

Tuğba Kuru Çolak & Burçin Akçay & Adnan Apti

Programme

Committees

Organising Committee

Adnan Apti

PhD, PT

Burçin Akçay

PhD, PT

Tuğba Kuru Çolak

PhD, PT

Arzu Razak Özdinçler

PhD, PT

Ekin Akalan

PhD, PT

Mine Gülden Polat

PhD, PT

Gönül Acar

PhD, PT

Scientific Committee

Theodoros B. Grivas - Greece
Hans R. Weiss - Germany
Michele Romano - Italy
Fabio Zaina - Italy
Maksym Borysov - Ukraine
Marc Moramarco - USA
Amy Heller - USA
Patricia Mentges - Brazil
Josette Bettany - Saltikov - UK
Lukasz Stolinski - Polland
Dariusz Czaprowski – Polland
Eric Parent - Canada
Andrea Label - Canada
Tony Betts - UK
Nicos Tournavitis - Greece
Andrzej M'hango -Polland
Esther De Ru - Netherlands
Jean Claude de Mauroy - France
Burçin Akçay - Turkey
Tuğba Kuru Çolak - Turkey
Adnan Apti - Turkey
Ekin Akalan - Turkey
İ. Engin Şimşek - Turkey
Arzu Razak Özdinçler - Turkey
Filiz Can - Turkey
Yavuz Yakut - Turkey
Salih Angın – Turkey
Hakan Uysal – Turkey

Honorary Guest

Theodoros B. Grivas

MD, PhD

SPEAKERS

Look who's talking!

Ahmet Alanay

Turkey

Akın Uğraş

Turkey

Andrzej M'hango

Polland

Dariusz Czaprowski

Polland

Ekin Akalan

Turkey

Eric Parent

Canada

Esther De Ru

Netherlands

Fabio Zaina

Italy

Fatih Dikici

Turkey

Filiz Can

Turkey

Jean Claude de Mauroy

France

Josette Bettany- Saltikov

UK

Lukasz Stolinski

Polland

Maksym Borysov

Ukraine

Marc Moramarco

USA

Mehmet Kürşad Bayraktar

Turkey

Mehmet Tezer

Turkey

Michele Romano

Italy

Muharrem Yazıcı

Turkey

Nicos Tournavitis

Greece

Nikos Karavidas

Greece

Nurullah Ermiş

Turkey

Patricia Mentges

Brazil

Theodoros B. Grivas

Greece

Tony Betts

UK

Yavuz Yakut

Turkey

Şevki Erdem

Turkey

Registration

Early Registration (By 15 March 2019) Late Registration (As From 15 March 2019) Daily Registration
Member of Scoliosis Society $ 130 $ 150 $ 75
Non-Member of Scoliosis Society $150 $ 200 $ 100
Student (Undergraduate) $ 100 $ 120 $ 60
Workshop (for each one) $ 50
Gala Dinner $ 50

Registration Fee Includes

  • Admission to all scientific sessions, exhibition and poster area
  • Conference bag with all materials incl. programme book, abstract book
  • Coffee breaks and lunches during main conference days
Undergraduate Students must provide proof/student status of the University.

Please make sure to pay your registration fee before the deadline for the selected registration type. If your payment is not received before the deadline date, the later fee will be automatically applied.

Each participant will receive a Registration confirmation by email after the submission of the Online Registration Form. Please do not send any payment by bank transfer without the Registration confirmation and participant’s name should be include in payment details.

CONGRESS REGISTRATION FORM

Abstract Submission

DEADLINE for abstract submission: March 5th, 2019

Submission has been postponed to March 10th.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Abstracts will be accepted by e-mail.
  • Authors should indicate the presentation preference (oral, poster) when submitting the paper.
  • Abstracts will be sent in English.
  • The name, surname, institution and city of the authors should be clearly indicated in the declaration.
  • Academic titles should not be used.
  • Only the first letter of the title should be capitalized (abbreviation in the title should not be used).
  • A maximum of 250 words should be used for the abstract.
  • Abstracts should include purpose, method, results and conclusion.
  • At the end of the abstract a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 keywords should be included.
  • A participant can submit up to three abstracts.
  • In order for the abstracts to be included in the JETR (Journal of Exercise Therapy and Rehabilitation), at least one of the authors must be registered in the congress.
  • As congressional records are made in one name, the records do not cover other authors’ names.

POSTER PREPARATION RULES

  • Posters should be 70x90 cm (90 cm height, 70 cm width) sizes.
  • The author responsible for the poster must be underlined by the name.
  • The responsible author must be registered in the congress.
  • Posters will be hanged on the date and time to be notified by the organizational committee.
  • Institutions and contact information of all authors should be included in the poster.
  • Authors must be present at the beside the posters at the time, place and day indicated for the poster discussion.

ORAL PRESENTATION RULES

  • Oral presentations will be held in English.
  • The duration of the oral presentations, including the discussion, should not exceed 6 minutes.
  • Oral presentations must be checked before the presentation time. Send us your abstract to us with PDF and WORD form : skolyozdernegi@gmail.com

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