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1 PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AANS/CNS SECTION ON DISORDERS OF THE SPINE AND PERIPHERAL NERVES Ahead of the Curve Transformative Innovations in Spine Surgery ADVANCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY FEB. 10, 2017 MARCH 8 11, 2017 LasVegas JW MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA REGISTER FOR Spine Summit 2017 AT CNS.ORG/SPINE Spine Summit 2017 is jointly provided by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves.

2 We invite you to join us at Spine Summit 2017, held for first time in the history of the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves in Las Vegas, Nevada. Join leading spine surgeons for what is sure to be the most dynamic spine conference of the year, as we explore our theme, Ahead of the Curve: Transformative Innovations in Spine Surgery. Jack Knightly, MD Section Chair Adam S. Kanter, MD Annual Meeting Chair Daniel J. Hoh, MD Scientific Program Chair Connect with colleagues and industry leaders from across the globe, along with our esteemed international partner, the Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society, to share the latest innovations in spine and peripheral nerve neurosurgery and discuss strategies to stay ahead of the changing healthcare landscape. We re also pleased to welcome honored guests Iain Kalfas, Alexander Vaccaro, and Volker K. H. Sonntag. Spine Summit 2017 delivers more can t-miss scientific sessions and head-to-head debates between experts in our field. Take advantage of co-branded sessions with our partner societies and a new trauma CME course led by the AANS/CNS Neurotrauma and Critical Care Section. Perennial favorites such as the hands-on cadaver course with the masters, the David Cahill Memorial Controversies Sessions, the Young Neurosurgeons Dinner, and Opening Reception enhance your meeting experience. And be sure to make time in your busy schedule to visit our exciting exhibit hall and see the newest technologies and products. In addition to oral presentations that showcase the best original science in our field, we continue to provide opportunities for residents to shine with the Charles Kuntz Scholarship Awards, the J.A.N.E. Award, the Mayfield Awards, and the Kline Peripheral Nerve Top Abstract Award. The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 8 11, 2017, at the beautiful JW Marriott Resort & Spa, offers an exceptional educational program and the opportunity to enjoy the exciting city of Las Vegas! Make your arrangements and register today at cns.org/spine. MEETING HIGHLIGHTS DATES TO REMEMBER Choice of seven special courses Young neurosurgeons reception and dinner Special guest talk with Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken Hands-on cadaver course David Cahill Controversies sessions Oral presentations, the Charles Kuntz scholarships, and the J.A.N.E. award NEW ARPN/PA Course offered complimentary for PAs and RNs who register for Spine Summit Registration fee also includes a complimentary choice of a Wednesday afternoon Special Course. PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 2 February 10 Advanced Registration and Housing Deadline February 13 Any changes to hotel reservations must be made directly with the hotel beginning February 13 February 20 Special Course and event tickets will be refunded in full until this date Written cancellation must be received by February 20. A $100 processing fee will be charged, regardless of cause Absolutely no refunds given after February 20, regardless of cause

3 PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE Wednesday March 8, 2017 Thursday March 9, 2017 Friday March 10, 2017 Saturday March 11, :00 AM 5:30 PM Registration 6:30 AM 6:00 PM Registration 7:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration 7:30 AM 12:00 PM Registration 12:00-1:00 PM APRN and PA Lunch Seminar: Enhancing Perioperative Pain Management 12:30 1:30 PM Non-CME Pre-meeting Lunch Seminar 1:30 5:30 PM Special Course 1 Hands-on Spinal Navigation Special Course 2 Hands-on Spinal Deformity Special Course 3 Innovation in Neurotrauma Special Trauma CME Course led by the AANS/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care Special Course 4 Transformative Spine Care for 2020: Innovative Business Solutions 6:30 8:00 PM Opening Reception 6:30 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast 7:00 7:45 AM Challenging Cases 1 7:45 8:00 AM Opening Remarks 8:00 9:30 AM Scientific Session 1 Sports-related Neurotrauma 9:30 10:15 AM Beverage Break and What s New Session 1 10:15 12:00 PM Scientific Session 2 Innovation in Spine Surgery 12:00 1:00 PM Lunch with Exhibitors 1:00 2:30 PM Scientific Session 3 Adult Spinal Deformity in the Quality Era 7:00 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast 7:30 8:00 AM Challenging Cases 2 8:00 9:30 AM Minimally Invasive/Motion Preservation Breakout Spinal Trauma Breakout Spinal Deformity Breakout 9:30 10:15 AM Beverage Break and What s New Session 3 10:15 11:45 AM Scientific Session 4 Ahead of the Curve: Quality, Patient Reported Outcomes, and Spine Registries 11:45 AM 12:00 PM DSPN Business Meeting 12:00 1:00 PM Lunch with Exhibitors 7:30 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast 8:00 9:30 AM Peripheral Nerve, Basic Science Breakout Quality, Healthcare Policy, and General Breakout Spinal Tumor, General Spine Breakout 9:30 10:00 AM Beverage Break 10:00 12:00 PM Cahill Controversies 2:30 3:15 PM Beverage Break and What s New Session 2 2:30 5:30 PM Peripheral Nerve Course: Casebased Approaches to Peripheral Nerve Trauma and Other Conditions 3:15 4:25 PM Top Abstracts Concurrent Session 1 Top Abstracts Concurrent Session 2 Top Abstracts Concurrent Session 3 4:30 6:00 PM Beer and Wine Happy Hour Debates 1:00 PM 2:30 PM Special Course 5 Innovation in Spinal Tumor Management Special Course 6 AOSNA: Advances in Spinal Surgery Special Course 7 Innovation in Cervical Spine Surgery 1:00 5:00 PM Hands-on Cadaver Lab: Innovative Techniques in Minimally Invasive and Deformity Surgery (Non- CME) 7:00 9:00 PM Young Neurosurgeons Reception and Dinner We welcome our International Partner Society 3 PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

4 MEETING AGENDA Wednesday March 8, 2017 COMPLIMENTARY FOR *PAS AND RNS 12:00-1:00 pm APRN and PA Lunch Seminar: Enhancing Perioperative Pain Management Directors: Nathaniel P. Brooks, Andrea Strayer Faculty: Dean Barone, Sara McEvoy, Sharad Rajpal, Carl Stopper, Suzanne Tharin Course Description: This course will cover current strategies for optimizing perioperative pain management in spine surgical patients. With a particular focus for advance practice RNs and physician assistants, we will discuss novel multimodal approaches for improving quality of postoperative care. Discuss the role of federal regulations in opiate management for chronic pain. Compare different pharmacologic strategies for perioperative pain management. Discuss the role of multimodal approaches for postoperative pain. 12:30 12:40 pm Opioid Use in an Era of Federal Scrutiny 12:40 12:50 pm Don t Forget NSAIDs 12:50 1:00 pm Neuromodulators and Pre-emptive Analgesia 1:00 1:10 pm PCA Versus Oral Analgesics 1:10 1:20 pm Novel Approaches for the Chronic Pain Patient Multimodal Management Principles 1:20 1:30 pm Panel Discussion and Case-based Presentations * PAs and RNs: After attending the APRN/PA Course, please select a Special Course this afternoon to attend for free! 12:30 1:30 pm Non-CME Pre-meeting Lunch Seminar Be sure to enjoy your complimentary lunch at the Pre-meeting Lunch Seminar prior to attending a Special Course! SPECIAL COURSE I 1:30 5:30 pm $200 Hands-on Spinal Navigation Directors: Roger Hartl, J. Patrick Johnson, Bernhard Meyer Faculty: Dean Chou, Doniel Drazin, Roger Hartl, Robert E. Isaacs, J. Patrick Johnson, Iain H. Kalfas, Terrence T. Kim, Bernhard Meyer, Jean-Pierre Mobasser, Eric W. Nottmeier, Eric A. Potts, Michael P. Steinmetz, Nicholas Theodore, Michael Y. Wang Course Description: This course will cover the latest advances in spine navigation in trauma, deformity, infection, and tumor as well as revision cases. The premise of the course is to maximize accuracy in using navigation and enhance patient outcomes in spine surgery. We will cover essential topics such as positioning, optimal frame placement, registration, calibration, and frame-less versus frame-based systems available. The course will also review strategies for complex cases and complication avoidance. Discuss current evidence supporting the use of spinal navigation. Describe navigation techniques for minimally invasive, trauma, tumor, and spinal deformity surgery. Discuss indications and outcome for spinal navigation and complication avoidance. 1:30 1:45 pm Introduction and Navigation Rationale and Evidence Bernhard Meyer 1:45 1:55 pm Navigation MIS TLIF Step-by- Step Jean-Pierre Mobasser 1:55 2:05 pm Navigation Lateral and Oblique Lumbar Fusion Step-by-Step Eric W. Nottmeier 2:05-2:15 pm Navigation Thoracolumbar Trauma Step-by-Step Nicholas Theodore 2:15 2:25 pm Navigation Spinal Tumor Step-by-Step Dean Chou 2:25 2:35 pm Navigation Spinal Deformity Step-by-Step Terrence T. Kim 2:35 3:00 pm Hands-on Workshop 3:00 3:15 pm Navigation Technology: History and Future Directions Iain H. Kalfas 3:15 3:30 pm Accuracy of Navigation: Identifying Anomalies and Pitfalls Doniel Drazin 3:30 3:40 pm Cost Effectiveness of Navigation Eric A. Potts 3:40 3:55 pm Radiation Exposure and Converting to Total Navigation Roger Hartl 3:55 4:10 pm Are Indications Needed or Just Navigate Everything J. Patrick Johnson 4:10 4:30 pm Beverage Break 4:30 4:40 pm New Technology: Robot Assisted Pedicle Screw Placement Michael Y. Wang 4:40 4:50 pm New Technology: Image Guidance Assisted Rod Contouring Robert E. Isaacs 4:50 5:00 pm How to Advocate for New Technology at Your Hospital Michael P. Steinmetz 5:00 5:30 pm Hands-on Workshop PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 4

5 MEETING AGENDA continued SPECIAL COURSE 2 1:30 5:30 pm $200 Hands-on Spinal Deformity Directors: Shay Bess, Kai-Ming G. Fu, Praveen V. Mummaneni Faculty: Christopher P. Ames, Sigurd Berven, Steven D. Glassman, Munish C. Gupta, Virginie Lafage, David W. Polly, Frank Schwab, Daniel M. Sciubba, Christopher I. Shaffrey, Justin S. Smith Course Description: This course will explore current concepts regarding evaluation and treatment of adult spinal deformity patients, including up-to-date research findings on clinical assessment, patient reported outcomes, appropriate surgical treatment, and management of complications. Opportunities will be provided for attendees to discuss cases with faculty with hands-on preoperative planning workshops. Clinically and radiographically evaluate patients with adult spinal deformity and predictors of clinical outcome. Identify adult spinal deformity patients appropriate for surgical treatment and create an appropriate surgical treatment plan. Discuss risks for intraoperative and postoperative complications and overview complication management. 1:30 1:35 pm Introduction 1:35 1:45 pm Historical Perspectives on Sagittal Spinopelvic Alignment 1:45 1:55 pm Pelvic Parameters: Significance and Measurements 1:55 2:05 pm Regional Alignment of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine 2:05 2:15 pm Global Spinal Alignment 2:15 2:45 Workshop: Case Studies, Practical on Measuring Global Spinopelvic Alignment and Regional Parameters in Thoracolumbar Spine 2:45 3:00 pm Compensation vs. Deformity: Why and How Does the Patient Compensate 3:00 3:15 pm Cervical Alignment: Similarities and Differences to the Thoracolumbar Spine 3:15 3:35 pm Workshop: Case Studies, Practical on Measuring Regional Parameters in the Cervical Spine 3:35 3:50 pm Beverage Break 3:50 4:00 pm Clinical Relevance of Sagittal Plane Alignment 4:00 4:10 pm Surgical Planning: A Methodological 5 Step Approach 4:10 4:20 pm Surgical Planning for Degenerative Lumbar Pathologies 4:20 4:30 pm Surgical Planning for Adult Spinal Deformity 4:30 4:40 pm Surgical Planning for Cervical Pathologies 4:40 4:50 pm Surgical Planning for MIS Surgery and Sagittal Spinopelvic Alignment 4:50 5:20 pm Workshop: Case Studies, Practical on Surgical Planning 5:20 5:30 pm Conclusion and Questions SPECIAL COURSE 3 1:30 5:30 pm $200 Innovation in Neurotrauma Special Trauma CME Course led by CNS/AANS Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care Directors: Tanvir Choudhri, Uzma Samadani Faculty: Michael W. Collins, Christopher Giza, Frederick Korley, Jeffrey Kutcher, Russell R. Lonser, Christina Master, Uzma Samadani, Martina Stippler Course Description: This course will explore current concepts regarding the evaluation and treatment of concussion and sports-related injuries, including up-to-date research on clinical assessment, management, and outcomes. Discuss treatment strategies for children with concussion. Compare potential risk versus benefit of contact sports with respect to head injury and long term neurodegeneration. Describe current and ongoing clinical research with regards to traumatic brain injury monitoring and treatment. 1:30 2:40 pm Part 1: Concussion 1:30 1:50 pm Assessment of Concussion in Children Christina Master 1:50 2:10 pm Treatment of Concussion in Children Christopher Giza 2:10 2:30 pm Concussion is Treatable: Active Rehabilitation for Specific Concussion Profiles Michael W. Collins 2:30 2:40 pm Discussion and Questions 2:40 3:05 pm Beverage Break 3:05 4:40 pm Part 2: Risks of Injury in Sports Medicine 3:05 3:25 pm Research and Innovation for TBI Prevention in Sports Russell R. Lonser 3:25 3:45 pm Contact Sports Risks and Benefits Uzma Samadani 3:45 4:05 pm Risks of Neurodegeneration After Sports Play Jeffrey Kutcher 4:05 4:15 pm Discussion and Questions 4:15 4:40 pm Beverage Break 5 PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

6 4:40 5:30 pm Part 3: Update on Brain Injury Management 4:40 5:00 pm Can a Blood Test Tell Us Who Will Need a Craniotomy Frederick Korley 5:00 5:20 pm In the Wake of the BEST-TRIP, DECRA, and Eurotherm Trials, Why Are We Still Monitoring ICP? Martina Stippler 5:20 5:30 pm Discussion and Questions SPECIAL COURSE 4 1:30 5:30 pm $200 Transformative Spine Care for 2020: Innovative Business Solutions Directors: Domagoj Coric, Luis M. Tumialan Faculty: Erica Fay Bisson, Domagoj Coric, John Kinna, Scott A. Meyer, John K. Ratliff, Daniel Refai, Luis M. Tumialan, Todd Douglas Vogel Course Description: This course will explore ongoing changes in healthcare policy and discuss strategies for enhancing your business practice to stay ahead. Concepts related to coding, reimbursement and how patient satisfaction and quality measures impact spine practice will be reviewed. Analyze individual practices with a greater understanding of co-management agreements with hospitals. Review bundled payments, payer interests, and approaches for engaging the hospital in the bundled and risk sharing payment model. Describe strategies for succeeding in the changing socioeconomic climate of a valuebased payment system. 1:30 1:50 pm Online Neurosurgeon Scorecards: Consumer s Checkbook, Propublica, CMS Website Awareness, and the Implications on Your Practice Luis M. Tumialan MEETING AGENDA continued 1:50 2:10 pm The Future Direction of Spine Registries Erica Fay Bisson 2:10 2:30 pm Discussion and Questions 2:30 2:50 pm The Future of ASCs/ Co-management, Gain-sharing and the Imminent Spine Bundle Domagoj Coric 2:50 3:10 pm Defining Quality and Value of Your Care Through Practice Data Collection Scott A. Meyer 3:10 3:20 pm Discussion and Questions 3:20 3:40 pm Beverage Break 3:40 4:00 pm Patient Satisfaction: What Really Drives Patient Perception Todd Douglas Vogel 4:00 4:20 pm Practice Management in the Age of the Affordable Care Act, Meaningful Use, and ICD-10 John Kinna 4:20 pm 4:40 pm Discussion and Questions 4:40 5:00 pm Hospital Efficiencies Daniel Refai 5:00 5:20 pm CPT Update for 2016 John K. Ratliff 5:20 5:30 pm Discussion and Questions 6:30 8:00 pm Opening Reception JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa Thursday March 9, :30 7:30 am Continental Breakfast 7:00 7:45 am Challenging Cases 1 Speakers: Cheerag D. Upadhyaya, Rishi Kumar Wadhwa 7:45 8:00 am Opening Remarks Speaker: Daniel J. Hoh SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1 8:00 9:30 am Sports-related Neurotrauma Moderators: Allan D. Levi, David O. Okonkwo, Luis M. Tumialan Speakers: Michael W. Collins, Michael G. Fehlings, Richard G. Fessler, Joseph C. Maroon, Luis M. Tumialan, Amy Van Dyken Discuss current challenges for those living with chronic spinal cord injury and identify priorities for future research. Describe recent advances in basic and clinical spinal cord injury research. Evaluate return-to-play after spinal injury and surgery. 8:00 8:10 am Introduction of Amy Van Dyken Luis M. Tumialan 8:10 8:35 am Special Lecture Amy Van Dyken Amy Van Dyken is a sixtime Olympic swimming gold-medalist and national radio sports talk show co-host. She won four gold medals at the 1996 Summer Olympics, the first American woman to accomplish such a feat and the most successful athlete at the games. In 2014, Van Dyken was injured in a ATV accident that severed her spinal cord, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 6

7 MEETING AGENDA continued 8:35 8:50 am Questions and Answers with Amy Van Dyken 8:50 9:00 am Advances in SCI: From Injury to Rehabilitation and Recovery Michael G. Fehlings 9:00 9:10 am Return to Play After Cervical Neuropraxia Joseph C. Maroon 9:10 9:20 am Return to Play After Spinal Fusion Richard G. Fessler 9:20 9:30 am The Role of the Neurosurgeon in Sports Injuries: Physician and Advocate Michael W. Collins 9:30 10:15 am Beverage Break and What s New Session 1 SCIENTIFIC SESSION 2 10:15 12:00 pm Innovation in Spine Surgery Moderators: R. John Hurlbert, Marjorie C. Wang Speakers: James S. Harrop, Iain H. Kalfas, Adam S. Kanter, John J. Knightly, Allan D. Levi, Daniel C. Lu, Volker K. H. Sonntag, Nicholas Theodore, Gregory R. Trost, Alexander R. Vaccaro Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies, critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Describe past and current innovations that are transforming spine surgery today. 10:15 10:20 am Introduction of J.A.N.E. and Mayfield Award Winners Daniel C. Lu 10:20 10:50 am J.A.N.E. and Mayfield Award Presentations 10:50 11:00 am Introduction of DSPN Chairman Nicholas Theodore 11:00 11:16 am DSPN Chairman s Address John J. Knightly 11:16 11:21 am Introduction of the Meritorious Award Recipient Neurosurgery, Iain Kalfas Gregory R. Trost 11:21 11:29 am Meritorious Award Recipient Neurosurgery Iain H. Kalfas 11:29 11:34 am Introduction of the Meritorious Award Recipient Orthopedics, Alexander Vaccaro James S. Harrop 11:34 11:42 am Meritorious Award Recipient Orthopedics Alexander R. Vaccaro 11:42 11:47 am Introduction of the Meritorious Member Award Recipient, Volker K.H. Sonntag Allan D. Levi 11:47 11:55 am Meritorious Member Award Recipient Volker K. H. Sonntag 11:55 12:00 pm Top Abstract Recipients Photo with Honored Guests Adam S. Kanter, Daniel C. Lu 12:00 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors or attend a Non-CME Sponsored Lunch Session SCIENTIFIC SESSION 3 1:00 2:30 pm SRS Adult Spinal Deformity in the Quality Era Moderators: Steven D. Glassman, Praveen V. Mummaneni, Daniel M. Sciubba Speakers: Todd Albert, Sigurd Berven, Kenneth Cheung, John R. Dimar, Steven D. Glassman, Munish C. Gupta, Bhiken Naik, David W. Polly, Christopher I. Shaffrey, Juan S. Uribe Discuss different treatment options for patients with degenerative spinal deformity. Describe strategies for optimizing perioperative management and complication avoidance for spinal deformity surgery. Discuss strategies for improving patient satisfaction and quality for adult spinal deformity care. 1:00 1:05 pm Case Presentation: From Degenerative Disease to Deformity Munish C. Gupta 1:05 1:12 pm Avoiding Iatrogenic Deformity with MIS Techniques Juan S. Uribe 1:12 1:19 pm All Lumbar Fusion Cases are Deformity Cases Todd Albert 1:19 1:26 pm Isthmic Spondylolisthesis is Always a Deformity Case John R. Dimar 1:26 1:34 pm Discussion 1:34 1:42 pm Building a Data Driven Approach to Patient Selection Risk Stratification Sigurd Berven 1:42 1:50 pm Optimizing Perioperative Medical Management Bhiken Naik 1:50 1:58 pm Principles to Remember When Things Go Really Wrong Christopher I. Shaffrey 1:58 2:06 pm Perioperative Complications Learning From the Scoli-Risk 1 Study Kenneth Chung 7 PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

8 MEETING AGENDA continued 2:06 2:14 pm Patient Reported Outcomes for Spinal Deformity Is this the Right Measure? Steven D. Glassman 2:14 2:22 pm Improving Quality on Adult Deformity Care Future Directions David W. Polly 2:22 2:30 pm Discussion 2:30 3:15 pm Beverage Break and What s New Session 2 PERIPHERAL NERVE COURSE: CASE-BASED APPROACHES TO PERIPHERAL NERVE TRAUMA AND OTHER CONDITIONS 2:30 5:30 pm Directors: Holly Gilmer, Robert J. Spinner Speakers: Zarina S. Ali, Allan J. Belzberg, Amgad S. Hanna, Marie-Noelle Hebert-Blouin, Line Jacques, Mark Alexander Mahan, Rajiv Midha, Gregory R. Trost, Lynda Jun-San Yang, Eric L. Zager Course Description: This course will cover management of various peripheral nerve disorders. Using a case-based format, faculty will review indications, timing of intervention, and surgical approaches. Relevant anatomy, clinical presentation, and outcomes will be discussed. This course additionally is an excellent review for oral board and maintenance of certification. Describe a systematic approach to patients with a wide range of peripheral nerve disorders. Develop a non-operative or operative management strategy for these conditions. Discuss advantages and disadvantages and expected outcomes of various surgical approaches. 2:30 2:45 pm Introduction Peripheral Nerve History and Physical Exam Lynda Jun-San Yang 2:45 3:00 pm Introduction Fundamentals of Nerve Injury and Regeneration Rajiv Midha 3:00 3:15 pm Brachial Plexus Trauma Gregory R. Trost 3:15 3:30 pm Upper Extremity Nerve Trauma Eric L. Zager 3:30 3:45 pm Lower Extremity Nerve Trauma Mark Alexander Mahan 3:45 4:10 pm Beverage Break and Discussion 4:10 4:25 pm Upper Extremity Entrapment Amgad S. Hanna 4:25 4:40 pm Lower Extremity Entrapment Marie-Noelle Hebert-Blouin 4:40 4:55 pm Nerve Tumors Zarina S. Ali 4:55 5:10 pm Neuropathic Pain Management Line Jacques 5:10 5:30 pm Case Presentations and Discussion Allan J. Belzberg Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies; critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Identify the most important ongoing clinical trials. 3:15 4:25 pm Top Abstracts Concurrent Session 1 Moderator: Faiz U. Ahmad, Asdrubal Falavigna 3:15 4:25 pm Top Abstracts Concurrent Session 2 Moderators: Shekar N. Kurpad, Juan S. Uribe 3:15 4:25 pm Top Abstracts Concurrent Session 3 Moderators: Michele Marie Johnson, Sanjay S. Dhall BEER AND WINE HAPPY HOUR DEBATES 4:30 6:00 pm Moderators: John J. Knightly, Michael P. Steinmetz Speakers: Regis W. Haid, Iain H. Kalfas, John J. Knightly, Daniel K. Resnick, Christopher I. Shaffrey, Volker K. H. Sonntag, Gregory R. Trost, Alexander R. Vaccaro, Michael Y. Wang Describe current issues related to spine training for residents and fellows. Analyze benefits versus pitfalls of performing surgery in concurrent operating rooms. Discuss the potential impact and challenges of embracing new technology in spine practice. 4:45 4:50 pm Introduction John J. Knightly 4:50 4:58 pm Future of Spine Training Spine Fellowship James S. Harrop 4:58 5:06 pm Future of Spine Training Spine Residency Daniel K. Resnick 5:06 5:12 pm Discussion and Verdict Volker K. H. Sonntag 5:12 5:20 pm Running 2 ORs Twice as Efficient! Iain H. Kalfas 5:20 5:28 pm Running 2 ORs Twice the Headache! Gregory R. Trost 5:28 5:34 pm Discussion and Verdict Michael Y. Wang 5:34 5:42 pm Embracing New Technology: Staying Youthful and Current Alexander R. Vaccaro PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 8

9 MEETING AGENDA continued 5:42 5:50 pm Embracing New Technology: You Can t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks Christopher I. Shaffrey 5:50 6:00 pm Discussion and Verdict Regis W. Haid Friday March 10, :00 8:00 am Continental Breakfast 7:30 8:00 am Challenging Cases 2 Speakers: Raul A Vasquez, Faiz U. Ahmad MINIMALLY INVASIVE/MOTION PRESERVATION BREAKOUT 8:00 9:30 am Moderators: Paul Park, Khoi Duc Than Speakers: Aaron J. Clark, Kevin T. Foley, Michael Y. Wang Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies; critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Compare indications and clinical outcomes for various minimally invasive and motion preservation techniques. 8:00 9:12 am Abstract Presentations 9:12 9:14 am Debate Case Presentation: Single Level Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Aaron J. Clark 9:14 9:22 am Percutaneous Endoscopic TLIF Michael Y. Wang 9:22 9:30 am MIS TLIF Kevin T. Foley SPINAL TRAUMA BREAKOUT 8:00 9:30 am Moderators: Beejal Y. Amin, Scott A. Meyer Speakers: Paul M. Arnold, Sanjay S. Dhall, Michele Marie Johnson Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies, critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Compare indications and clinical outcomes for various management approaches to spinal trauma. 8:00 9:12 am Abstract Presentations 9:12 9:14 am Debate Case Presentations: Acute Cervical SCI Michele Marie Johnson 9:14 9:22 am Patient Immediately to Surgery < 24 hours Paul M. Arnold 9:22 9:30 am Patient Immediately to ICU: Mean Arterial Pressure Elevation Sanjay S. Dhall SPINAL DEFORMITY BREAKOUT 8:00 9:30 am Moderators: Charles A. Sansur, Justin S. Smith Speakers: John R. Dimar, Munish C. Gupta, D. Kojo Hamilton Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies, critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Compare indications and clinical outcomes for various management approaches to spinal deformity. 8:00 9:12 am Abstract Presentations 9:12 9:14 am Debate Case Presentation: Coronal Deformity with Radiculopathy in the Elderly Patient D. Kojo Hamilton 9:14 9:22 am Focal Decompression John R. Dimar 9:22 9:30 am Correction and Fusion Munish C. Gupta 9:30 10:15 am Beverage Break and What s New Session 3 SCIENTIFIC SESSION 4 10:15 11:45 am Ahead of the Curve: Quality, Patient Reported Outcomes, and Registries Moderators: Zoher Ghogawala, John K. Ratliff, Robert G. Whitmore Speakers: Anthony L. Asher, Zoher Ghogawala, Jonathan Grauer, Sohail Mirza, John K. Ratliff, Daniel K. Resnick, Alan M. Scarrow Discuss how outcomes collection and quality measures may have significant impact on spine practices. Describe the impact of value-based care on spine practice. Identify strategies for addressing current changes in value-based care. 10:15 10:20 am PROs and Spine Surgery: What Are They and Why Are They Important? John K. Ratliff 10:20 10:30 am Analysis of the Lumbar Spondylolisthesis RCTs: Swedish and SLIP Studies Zoher Ghogawala 10:30 10:45 am NASS Registry Daniel K. Resnick 10:45 11:00 am QOD Registry Anthony L. Asher 11:00 11:15 am ACS NSQIP Registry Jonathan Grauer 11:15 11:30 am Payer Perspective/Using Data for Negotiations Alan M. Scarrow 9 PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

10 MEETING AGENDA continued 11:30 11:45 am How to Navigate/Maintain your CAHPS Score Sohail Mirza DSPN BUSINESS MEETING 11:45 am 12:00 pm Moderator: Daniel J. Hoh Speakers: Frederick A. Boop, Praveen V. Mummaneni, Katie O. Orrico, Alan M. Scarrow, Marjorie C. Wang, Michael Y. Wang, Christopher E. Wolfla 11:45 11:48 am Washington Committee Report Katie O. Orrico 11:48 11:50 am Secretary s Report Marjorie C. Wang 11:50 11:53 am Treasurer s Report Michael Y. Wang 11:53 11:56 am Future Sites Committee Report Christopher E. Wolfla 11:56 11:58 am Nominating Committee Report Praveen V. Mummaneni 11:58 12:00 pm CNS Update Alan M. Scarrow 12:00 1:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors or attend a Non-CME Sponsored Lunch Session SPECIAL COURSE 5 1:00 2:30 pm $150 Innovation in Spinal Tumor Management Directors: John Chi, Ilya Laufer, John H. Shin Faculty: Christopher P. Ames, Charles Fisher, Peter C. Gerszten, Allan D. Levi, John E. O Toole, Daniel M. Sciubba, Claudio Esteves Tatsui Course Description: This course will provide a comprehensive review of the care of patients with primary and metastatic spinal tumors. Experts in the field of spinal oncology will use a case-based format to overview topics related to evaluation, treatment, and complication management. Discuss the evaluation and management of patients with metastatic epidural spinal cord compression. Compare surgery versus radiosurgery for the treatment of spinal schwannoma. Describe novel multimodal approaches for spinal tumor ablative therapy and neuromodulation of cancer pain. 1:00 1:02 pm Introduction 1:02 1:22 pm Debate: Steroids for Symptomatic Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression 1:02 1:10 pm Steroids YES Charles Fisher 1:10 1:18 pm Steroids NO John E. O Toole 1:18 1:22 pm Rebuttals/Discussion 1:22 1:30 pm Neurologic Recovery in Metastatic Epidural Spinal Cord Compression Daniel M. Sciubba 1:30 1:38 pm Spinal Tumor Ablation Therapy Claudio Esteves Tatsui 1:38 1:42 pm Rebuttals/Discussion 1:42 2:02 pm Debate: Spinal Schwannoma 1:42 1:50 pm Surgery YES Allan D. Levi 1:50 1:58 pm Radiosurgery YES Peter C. Gerszten 1:58 2:02 pm Rebuttals/Discussion 2:02 2:10 pm QOL for Primary and Metastatic Tumor Surgery Christopher P. Ames 2:10 2:18 pm Neuromodulation for Cancer Pain Nicholas M. Boulis 2:18 2:30 pm Questions SPECIAL COURSE 6 1:00 2:30 pm $150 AOSNA: Advances in Spinal Surgery Directors: Michael G. Fehlings, Justin S. Smith Faculty: Paul M. Arnold, Michael G. Fehlings, James S. Harrop, Brian K. Kwon, Matthew J. McGirt, Thomas E. Mroz, Christopher I. Shaffrey, Mohammed F. Shamji, Jefferson R. Wilson Course Description: This course will explore recent advances in the management of spinal trauma, degenerative cervical myelopathy, spinal deformity and chronic pain. Faculty will overview current research in the area of spinal cord injury and spinal biologics. Novel technology in the field of robotics, navigation, and neuromodulation will be introduced. Strategies for optimizing spine practice in the era of value-based care will be reviewed. Discuss current concepts regarding management of spinal trauma, degenerative cervical myelopathy, spinal deformity, and chronic pain. Describe novel research in spinal cord injury and spinal biologics. Review recent advances in robotics, navigation and neuromodulation. 1:00 1:02 pm Introduction Michael G. Fehlings 1:02 1:10 pm Spinal Trauma: Controversies and the Cutting Edge James S. Harrop 1:10 1:18 pm Spinal Cord Injury: Repair and Regeneration Brian K. Kwon 1:18 1:26 pm Spinal Biologics: Past, Present, Future Thomas E. Mroz 1:26 1:34 pm Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy Jefferson R. Wilson 1:34 1:42 pm Questions and Discussion 1:42 1:50 pm Spinal Deformity in the Aging Spine: Leveraging Research to Improve Outcomes Christopher I. Shaffrey PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 10

11 MEETING AGENDA continued 1:50 1:58 pm Bending the Cost Curve Establishing Value in Spine Surgery Matthew J. McGirt 1:58 2:06 pm Robotics and Navigation Paul M. Arnold 2:06 2:14 pm Chronic Pain/Neuromodulation Mohammed F. Shamji 2:14 2:30 pm Questions and Discussion SPECIAL COURSE 7 1:00 2:30 pm $150 Innovation in Cervical Spine Surgery Directors: Jeremy L. Fogelson, Robert F. Heary, K. Daniel Riew Faculty: Todd Albert, Yong Eun Cho, Domagoj Coric, Zoher Ghogawala, James S. Harrop, Robert F. Heary, Thomas E. Mroz, K. Daniel Riew, Hyun Chul Shin, Robert J. Spinner Course Description: This course will explore current concepts regarding various surgical approaches for cervical spine disorders. Using a case-based format, faculty will discuss indications, techniques, and outcomes. We will also overview novel technologies designed to enhance cervical spine surgery, and strategies for managing complications. Assess the most current treatment options for cervical degenerative disease. Describe indications and expected outcomes for various surgical approaches. Describe novel cervical spine surgical techniques and technologies. 1:00 1:04 pm Case Presentation: Mild Spondylosis With Uncinate Hypertrophy and Foraminal Stenosis in a Young Patient 1:04 1:12 pm Anterior Foraminotomy K. Daniel Riew 1:12 1:20 pm Posterior Foraminotomy Zoher Ghogawala 1:20 1:28 pm Arthroplasty Domagoj Coric 1:28 1:32 pm Case Presentation: Neutral Cervical Spine with Multilevel Spinal Cord Compression 1:32 1:40 pm 4-Level ACDF James S. Harrop 1:40 1:48 pm Laminectomy and Fusion/ Laminoplasty Robert F. Heary 1:48 1:58 pm Cervical Spine Sagittal Alignment After Anterior Versus Posterior Surgery Yong Eun Cho 1:58 2:14 pm Anterior Cervical Fusion Technology Update 1:58 2:06 pm Stand-alone Cages Versus Plated Fusion Hyun Chul Shin 2:06 2:14 pm Is BMP Safe for ACDF? Todd Albert 2:14 2:30 pm Posterior Cervical Spine Complications 2:14 2:22 pm C5 Root Palsy: Prevention Thomas E. Mroz 2:22 2:30 pm Refractory C5 Root Palsy: Nerve Transfer Robert J. Spinner CADAVER COURSE 1:00 5:00 pm $500 Hands-on Cadaver Lab: Innovative Techniques in Minimally Invasive and Deformity Surgery (Non-CME) Course Directors: Luis M. Tumialan, Rishi Kumar Wadhwa Course Description: In this four-hour cadaver lab, participants will engage in hands-on learning of innovative new technologies in spine and peripheral nerve surgery, and advanced techniques in minimally invasive, deformity spine surgery, and peripheral nerve repair. Rotations will include various MIS and deformity approaches and instrumentation, as well as peripheral nerve grafting. Participants will receive one-on-one instruction with experienced faculty using the latest state-of-the-art devices. Surgeons with limited prior experience will learn practical techniques to introduce into their clinical practice. Those with advanced experience will have the opportunity to share surgical technique refinement with expert faculty, and to survey a variety of new technologies. 7:00 9:00 pm Young Neurosurgeons Reception and Dinner Speaker: Volker K. H. Sonntag Saturday March 11, :30 8:30 am Continental Breakfast PERIPHERAL NERVE, BASIC SCIENCE BREAKOUT 8:00 9:30 am Moderators: Holly Gilmer, Daniel C. Lu, Shaun T. O Leary, Eve C. Tsai Speakers: Aruna Ganju, Bradley Jacobs, Ajit A. Krishnaney Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies, critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Compare indications and clinical outcomes for various management approaches to spine and peripheral nerve disorders. 8:00 9:12 am Abstract Presentations 9:12 9:14 am Debate Case Presentation: Cervical Spondylosis with T2 Signal Change in the Cord Bradley Jacobs 9:14 9:22 am Surgery Without Monitoring Ajit A. Krishnaney 9:22 9:30 am Surgery With Monitoring Aruna Ganju 11 PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

12 QUALITY, HEALTHCARE POLICY, AND GENERAL BREAKOUT 8:00 9:30 am Moderators: Nathaniel P. Brooks, Sharad Rajpal Speakers: Andrew T. Dailey, Daniel K. Resnick Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies, critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Discuss implications of current and future healthcare policy changes on spine care. 8:00 9:12 am Abstract Presentations 9:12 9:21 am Patient Satisfactions Scores are Meaningful Andrew T. Dailey 9:21 9:30 am Patient Satisfaction Scores are Meaningless Daniel K. Resnick SPINAL TUMOR, GENERAL SPINE BREAKOUT 8:00 9:30 am Moderators: Marcella A. Madera, Ehud Mendel Speakers: Dean Chou, Ziya L. Gokaslan, John H. Shin Analyze the findings of novel neurosurgical studies, critique the design and methodology of these studies. List important areas for further knowledge development and research. Compare indications and clinical outcomes for various management approaches to spinal tumors. 8:00 9:12 am Abstract Presentations 9:12 9:14 am Debate Case Presentation: Solitary Renal Cell Met John H. Shin 9:14 9:22 am En Bloc Resection Ziya L. Gokaslan 9:22 9:30 am Minimally Invasive Separation Surgery with Radiosurgery Dean Chou MEETING AGENDA continued 10:00 12:00 pm Cahill Controversies Moderators: Daniel J. Hoh, Adam S. Kanter Speakers: Joseph S. Cheng, Domagoj Coric, Richard G. Fessler, Michael W. Groff, Tyler R. Koski, Frank La Marca, Gerald E. Rodts, Charles A. Sansur, Juan S. Uribe Learning Objectives: Upon completion of Compare indications, treatment and outcome with focal decompression versus sagittal realignment surgery. Analyze indications, treatment and outcome with decompression only versus decompression and fusion for lumbar synovial cyst. Discuss benefits versus challenges of performing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in an ambulatory setting. Describe conservative versus surgical treatment in the elderly with minimally symptomatic cervical stenosis. Analyze strategies for treating minimally symptomatic proximal junctional kyphosis. 10:00 10:04 am Case Presentation: Lumbar Stenosis with PI LL Mismatch 10:04 10:12 am Decompression Only Michael W. Groff 10:12 10:20 am Sagittal Realignment Frank La Marca 10:20 10:24 am Discussion 10:24 10:28 am Case Presentation: Lumbar Synovial Cyst 10:28 10:36 am Decompression Only Joseph S. Cheng PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 12 9:30 10:00 am Beverage Break CAHILL CONTROVERSIES 12:00 pm Meeting Adjourns 10:36 10:44 am Decompression and Fusion Charles A. Sansur 10:44 10:48 am Discussion 10:48 10:52 am Case Presentation: 2 Level ACDF 10:52 11:00 am Treat in Ambulatory Surgery Center Domagoj Coric 11:00 11:08 am Treat in Inpatient Hospital Gerald E. Rodts 11:08 11:12 am Discussion 11:12 11:16 am Case Presentation: Elderly Patient with Minimally Symptomatic Cervical Stenosis 11:16 11:24 am Manage Conservatively Christopher E. Wolfla 11:24 11:32 am Treat Surgically Richard G. Fessler 11:32 11:36 am Discussion 11:36 11:40 am Case Presentation: Patient with Proximal Junctional Kyphosis 11:40 11:48 am Traditional Surgical Techniques to Prevent PJK Tyler R. Koski 11:48 11:56 am Minimally Invasive Techniques to Prevent PJK Juan S. Uribe 11:56 12:00 pm Discussion All speakers and topics are subject to change.

13 ACCREDITATION This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA Credit Designation Statement The CNS designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CME Credit *A maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits may be earned for Scientific Sessions only. Mid-level Practitioners Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for the general Scientific Program and for any optional events attended. Please contact your individual membership association and certification board to determine the requirements for accepting credits. Additional CME Credits can be earned by attending the following: Special Courses Attendees will receive a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for an eligible half-day Wednesday Special Course. Attendees will receive a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for an eligible Friday afternoon Special Course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. MARCH 8 11, 2017 LasVegas JW MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA The Annual Meeting of the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves CAHILL CONTROVERSIES SPECIAL TRAUMA CME COURSE ABSTRACT AWARDS MERITORIOUS AWARD SPEAKERS Debates with the masters: Joseph Cheng vs. Charles Sansur Dom Coric vs. Gerald Rodts Richard Fessler vs. Christopher Wolfla Tyler Koski vs. Juan Uribe Michael Groff vs. Frank LaMarca Saturday, Mar 11 Neurotrauma and Critical Care Section Wednesday, Mar 8 J.A.N.E. Award Mayfield Awards Charles Kuntz IV Scholarship Awards Kline Peripheral Nerve Award Thursday, Mar 9 Register today for Spine Summit 2017 REGISTER NOW: CNS.ORG/SPINE Iain Kalfas, Alexander Vaccaro, Volker Sonntag Wednesday Friday, Mar PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

14 SOCIAL EVENTS + GENERAL INFORMATION Ethel M. Chocolate Factory, or fly over Fremont Street on the Slotzilla zip line. Hotel Attractions Crack a crime case with CSI: The Experience at MGM, or get up close to all things aquatic at the Grand Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. Visit at the Grand Canal Shoppes and experience an authentic gondola ride at the Venetian, then take a spin on the Big Apple Coaster & Arcade at New York-New York. Opening Reception Wednesday, March 8 6:30 8:00 pm Take in spectacular views and watch the sunset while enjoying a lavish array of food and beverages as you network with old friends and new colleagues at the Opening Reception. Each medical attendee and spouse/guest registered for the meeting will receive one complimentary ticket. Please note this event is held outdoors. Resort casual attire is recommended. Who Should Attend Educational sessions are geared toward neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, spine care specialists, fellows, residents, physician assistants/physician extenders, and nurse clinicians, and are applicable to the practice of spine and peripheral nerve surgery. Meeting Purpose The purpose of the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 2017 Annual Meeting is to provide continuing medical education to neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, spine care specialists, fellows, residents, physician extenders and nurse clinicians involved in the practice of spine and peripheral nerve surgery. Education is provided in the form of didactic lectures, special courses demonstrating neurosurgical techniques, exhibits presenting the newest instruments and information, and digital posters providing the latest information regarding clinical advances in neurological surgery. Area Attractions and Tour Information The JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa sets a new standard for luxury. Situated on 50 acres of lush garden landscape, only 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, the hotel offers an impressive range of premium amenities and an unmatched commitment to outstanding service. Relax in style in the well-appointed, recently renovated hotel rooms before indulging in exquisite cuisine at one of the resort s 10 restaurant options. Take a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool, complete with cascading waterfalls, pamper yourself at Spa Aquae, or enjoy a night of excitement at Rampart, the onsite casino. You re steps from world-class golf at TPC Las Vegas, close to Red Rock Canyon and downtown Summerlin. Visit the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Family Activities Las Vegas is one of the top family-friendly destinations in the country, with theme parks, attractions, and entertainment to keep your kids entertained. Contact the concierge at for a full list of activities and assistance with reservations, hours, and pricing. Theme Parks and Attractions The Adventuredome at Circus Circus is an exciting five-acre indoor theme park, while Wet n Wild Las Vegas and Cowabunga Bay water parks are nearby. Get a 360-degree view of the city at the Stratosphere Tower, visit the Nature and Museums Springs Preserve is an award-winning 180-acre family destination dedicated to science and nature. For spectacular natural beauty, visit Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The Discovery Children s Museum offers threestories of interactive features and Las Vegas Natural History Museum provides hands-on learning. Evaluations The evaluation process is a key component in providing cutting-edge programming at the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting. Your feedback on the quality and diversity of the program helps to determine future Annual Meeting programming. Your voice is important and your opinions are valued! Speaker Ready Room The Speaker Ready Room will be available Wednesday, March 8, through Saturday, March 11. All speakers and abstract presenters should visit the Speaker Ready Room at least one hour prior to their presentations. No Smoking Policy Smoking is not permitted at any official AANS/ CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerve Annual Meeting event. Smoking is allowed at the JW Marriott Las Vegas in designated areas only. PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 14

15 HOUSING + TRAVEL INFORMATION HOUSING DEADLINE FRIDAY FEB. 10, 2017 Hotel Accommodations The JW Marriott Resort Las Vegas offers luxury accommodations and amenities your whole family is sure to enjoy, from fine dining to a host of recreation activities. Smoking is allowed in designated outdoor areas only. Resort Amenities: Complimentary in-room internet access Deluxe guest rooms Complimentary shuttle to the Las Vegas Strip Hotel Room Rates Standard Guest Room $ Single/Double* $ Triple* $ Quad* * Above rates include applicable state and local taxes. A portion of the room rate will be utilized to cover the cost of registration and housing services. These special rates are only available until the February 10, 2017, cut-off date. The AANS/ CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves cannot guarantee the availability of this rate after the cut-off date. Rates are effective three days prior to and three days after the official meeting dates of March 8 11, Confirmation for dates other than official meeting dates, made prior to the cut-off date, will be based on availability. Reservations can be made online or via fax, phone or mail. Visit cns.org/spine to make your reservation today! Hotel Reservation Information and Deadlines Hotel reservations are only available to registered AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves attendees. You must first register for the Annual Meeting before making your hotel arrangements. Rooms are subject to availability. Reserve your room by February 10, Deposit A deposit equal to one night s room and tax is required to hold each guest s reservation. This payment must be submitted with your registration fees. Credit cards will be charged in mid-february. Please make checks payable to the DSPN Housing Center and mail checks to: DSPN Registration and Housing Center, 6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500, Plano, TX All rooms are subject to applicable state and local taxes. Hotel reservations requested without deposit will not be accepted. Hotel Confirmations, Cancellations, or Changes Through February 13 All changes and cancellations must be made through the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Registration and Housing Center. Rooms are not transferable. Refunds for deposits will be issued by the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Registration and Housing Center if registration is cancelled. Beginning February 13 All changes and cancellations must be made directly with the hotel. If cancellation notice is not received according to the hotel policy, the deposit may be forfeited. Check your hotel confirmation and contact the hotel directly for information. Support the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves by booking your hotel room for the Annual Meeting by using one of the methods listed on the housing form. In order to obtain the necessary meeting and exhibit space at the hotel, the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves must commit to a minimum number of guest rooms. If that commitment is not fulfilled, the Section will incur significant financial penalties and have difficulty obtaining sufficient meeting space in the future. Unfortunately, this can have a major impact on the member services and programs that the Section is able to offer in the future. We appreciate your commitment to the Section by staying at the JW Marriott Resort Las Vegas. Transportation to the Resort Shuttle The hotel does not provide complimentary airport transportation; however, Personal Sedan Service is their preferred transportation company, and they can be reached at Estimated taxi fare is $60 one way. A 29-passenger shuttle is available to and from Fashion Show Mall located on The Strip. Shuttle space is on a first serve basis and reservations are required. Reservations can be made with the Concierge or Front Desk. 15 PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

16 REGISTRATION INFORMATION ADVANCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY FEB. 10, 2017 Register early prices increase up to $200 after this date! REGISTER TODAY USING ONE OF THESE THREE METHODS: ONLINE: CNS.ORG/SPINE FAX: US & Canada MAIL: DSPN Registration and Housing 6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500 Plano, TX Allow five business days for Registration and Housing Confirmation. The AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Registration and the Housing Center are not responsible for faxes or s not received due to circumstances beyond their control. Credit Card Payments US dollars and drawn on a US bank Visa MasterCard American Express What s Included in the Registration Fee? Medical Registration includes the following: Daily Continental Breakfasts Daily Beverage Breaks Daily Scientific Sessions Entrance to the Exhibit Hall One ticket to Wednesday Opening Reception One ticket to Thursday Lunch with Exhibitors One ticket to Friday Lunch with Exhibitors Spouse/Guest Registration Includes the Following: Daily Continental Breakfasts with medical attendees Daily Scientific Sessions Entrance to the Exhibit Hall One ticket to Wednesday Opening Reception Child Registration Although there is no registration fee, children under 18 years of age should register for the Annual Meeting to receive a badge and the following: Daily Continental Breakfasts with medical attendees Daily Scientific Sessions One ticket to Wednesday Opening Reception Entrance to the Exhibit Hall (Children under the age of 18 are not allowed on the exhibit floor) Speaker Registration Complimentary registration will not be provided for one-day speakers. All speakers must register at the applicable registration rate. Onsite Registration Hours Wednesday, March 16 11:00 am 5:30 pm Thursday, March 17 6:30 am 6:00 pm Friday, March 18 7:00 am 5:00 pm Saturday, March 19 7:30 am 12:00 pm Registration Cancellation/ Refund Policy All refund requests must be received in writing by February 20. Requests accepted via: Fax: Mail: DSPN Registration and Housing 6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500 Plano, TX Cancellation Date Schedule Before February 20 A full refund less a $100 processing fee. Special Courses and Events will be refunded in full until this date. After February 20 and No Shows Absolutely no refunds will be issued after this date for registration, special courses or any other events regardless of cause. Americans with Disabilities Act/Special Needs and Requests The AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves wishes to take the necessary steps to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. Please let us know if, under the ADA, you require special accommodations or services in order to attend the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting. Your requirements should be sent directly to the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Housing and Registration Center at wyndhamjade.com or call (866) Please provide any requests at least 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting to guarantee accommodation. Scooter and wheelchair rentals are available by contacting ScootAround, Inc. at their toll-free hotline: (888) You can also submit a rental inquiry on the web at Important Dates to Remember February 10 Advance Registration and Housing Deadline February 20 Cancellation Deadline A $100 processing fee will be charged for written cancellations received by this date, regardless of cause. Special courses and event tickets will be refunded in full until this date. Absolutely no refunds will be given after February 20, regardless of cause. 16

17 ADVANCE REGISTRATION + HOUSING FORM FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER IN ADVANCE: 1. Online: (credit card only) cns.org/spine 2. Phone: or Fax: Mail: DSPN REGISTRATION AND HOUSING CENTER 6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500 Plano, TX DEADLINE FRIDAY FEB. 10, 2017 ALL MEETING CONFIRMATIONS WILL BE SENT VIA REGISTRATION INFORMATION Please print or type legibly using one form per person. The name and address entered below will be used for CME Certificate. Last Name First Name Credentials Institution/Hospital/Office/Company NPI Number Address City State/Providence Country Zip/Postal Code Telephone (if international please include country code) Fax Spouse/Guest Name (if applicable: please print name as it will appear on badge) Child Name(s) and age(s) Hotel Reservations Individuals requiring hotel reservations must first register for the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting. Arrival Date: Departure Date: No Room Required Staying at/with: Room Preference Single (1 person) $ Double (2 people, 1 bed) $200.48* Double/Double (2 people, 2 beds) $ (check one) Triple (3 people) $ Quad (4 people) $ * Above rates include applicable state and local taxes. A portion of the room rate will be utilized to cover the cost of registration and housing services. The JW Marriott Las Vegas will make every effort to honor specific requests. They reserve the right to provide alternative accommodations when necessary. Special Requests Handicap-accessible room Crib (additional fee may apply) Rollaway bed (additional fee may apply) Special requests are subject to availability upon arrival at the hotel. Please check this box if you are interested in reserving a suite. (AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Registration and Housing Center representative will contact you regarding suite availability and rates. In the meantime, a standard room will be assigned.) Hotel Change/ Cancellation Policy Through February 13, all changes are subject to availability and cancellations may be made online at or via at Beginning February 13, and up to 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date, please contact the JW Marriott Las Vegas directly with all changes or cancellations. The hotel will retain the deposit for cancellations not made at least 72 hours prior to your confirmed arrival date. This cancellation policy is strictly enforced and no exceptions will be made. Please retain the cancellation information from the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Registration and Housing Center as the hotel cancellation number is proof of the cancellation. This number will be required to resolve any disputes. Meeting Registration Fees Registration Category Received on or before February 10, 2017 Received after February 10, 2017 Spine Section Member $500 $700 NASS Member $500 $700 Orthopedic Surgeon/ACOS* $500 $700 SRS Member $500 $700 SMISS Member $500 $700 ISASS Member $500 $700 AO Spine Member $500 $700 CSRS Member $500 $700 ACSR Member $500 $700 Non-Member $650 $850 Non-Physician, Non-Member $650 $850 Resident $50 $100 Resident Non-Member $75 $125 Medical Student $50 $100 Nurse $350 $500 Physician Assistant $350 $500 Spouse/Guest $100 $130 Child $0 $0 *Orthopedic Surgeon/ACOS Member registration includes one-year complimentary Adjunct Membership 17 Subtotal for Registration Fee Section $

18 SPECIAL COURSES TICKET ORDER WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 APRN / PA LUNCH SEMINAR 12:00 1:00 pm APRN and PA Lunch Seminar: Enhancing Perioperative Pain Management RN and PA Registrant Course is complimentary with meeting registration PAYMENT HOTEL TOTAL $ REGISTRATION TOTAL $ WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 SPECIAL COURSES 1-4 Special Course 1 Hands-on Spinal Navigation Medical Registrant $200 (SC1) Special Course 2 Hands-on Spinal Deformity Medical Registrant $200 (SC2) Special Course 3 Innovation in Neurotrauma Medical Registrant $200 (SC3) Special Course 4 Innovative Business Solutions Medical Registrant $200 (SC4) 1:30 5:30 pm GRAND TOTAL $ Check: Full payment must accompany your registration form. Please make REGISTRATION check payable to the DSPN Registration Center. Please make HOUSING check payable to the DSPN Housing Center. Please send both of your checks to: DSPN Registration and Housing Center, 6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500, Plano, TX (Any checks received from an overseas bank will be returned. Any checks returned for insufficient funds are subject to additional charges.) Credit Card Authorization: Credit card will be charged immediately. Visa MasterCard American Express FRIDAY, MARCH 10 SPECIAL COURSES 5-7 1:00 2:30 pm Special Course 5 Innovation in Spinal Tumor Management Medical Registrant $150 (SC5) Special Course 6 AOSNA: Advances in Spinal Surgery Medical Registrant $150 (SC6) Special Course 7 Innovation in Cervical Spine Surgery Medical Registrant $150 (SC7) FRIDAY, MARCH 10 Cadaver Lab 1:00-5:00pm Medical Resident $500 CADAVER LAB SUBTOTAL FOR SPECIAL COURSES/ CADAVER COURSE SECTION $ REGISTER TODAY AT CNS.ORG/SPINE 1:00 5:00 pm Credit card number Expiration date CCV code Name of Cardholder (print) Signature (I agree to pay according to the credit card issuer agreement) By signing this form: I authorize the Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Registration and Housing Center to charge my credit card for the total payment due, acknowledge that the Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves registration cancellation policies are in effect and grant the Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves the right to use photos taken at Spine Summit 2017, the Annual Meeting of Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves that include me in promotional materials for future meetings. These fees are subject to audit in case of error. The Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Registration and Housing Center reserves the right to correct the error and charge the appropriate fees. Registration Cancellation Policy Full registration refunds, less a $100 processing fee, will be granted if written requests for cancellation are received by February 20, No refunds of any kind will be given after this date. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Written requests may be ed to faxed to , or mailed to DSPN Registration and Housing Center, 6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3500, Plano, TX PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 18

19 EXHIBIT PRODUCTS & SERVICES Find the latest spine and peripheral nerve technology in the Exhibit Hall. Take time to explore the hall and enjoy one-on-one discussions and hands-on demonstrations with our exhibitors. Learn about the devices and new technologies that can advance your practice. Exhibit Hall Features Discover the latest state-of-the-art equipment, products, and services. Enjoy a corporate sponsored lunch. Corporate partners present the latest cutting-edge technology while providing lunch. What s New Sessions. Join the crowd during daily beverage breaks on Thursday and Friday as speakers share the latest in cutting-edge research and technology. Exhibit Hours Thursday, March 9 Friday, March 10 9:00 am 4:30 pm 9:00 am 1:00 pm What s New Schedule Morning Afternoon Thursday, March 9 9:30 10:15 am 2:30 3:15 pm Friday, March 10 9:30 10:15 am Corporate Sponsored Lunch Schedule Afternoon Wednesday, March 8 12:30 1:30 pm Thursday, March 9 12:00 1:00 pm Friday, March 10 12:00 1:00 pm 2016 EXHIBITORS Alevio LLC Alphatec Spine, Inc. Amendia, Inc. Benvenue Medical, Inc. Biologica Technologies Bioventus LLC Cerapedics, Inc. ContextMedia:Health Cutting Edge Spine, LLC DePuy Synthes Gauthier Biomedical Inc. Globus Medical InVivo Therapeutics Joimax, Inc. K2M, Inc. L3 Healthcare Design ASC Architects LDR Spine Life Instrument Corporation LinkSpine Mazor Robotics Medicrea USA Medtronic MiMedx Mizuho America, Inc. NeuroPoint Alliance NovaBone Products NSI NuVasive, Inc. Pacira Pharmaceuticals Paradigm Spine, LLC PixarBio Corporation Providence Medical Technology, Inc. Ranfac Corp Renovis Surgical Technologies, Inc. RTI Surgical Safe Passage Neuromonitoring SeaSpine Shukla Medical SI-BONE, Inc. SIGNUS Medizintechnik GmbH Southern Spine LLC Spinal Support Solutions Spine Universe Spine Wave SpineCraft, LLC SpineGuard Spineology Inc. Stryker TeDan Surgical Innovations TMG Coins UF Health Neurosurgery Wolters Kluwer Zimmer Biomet 19

20 AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves 10 N. Martingale Road, Suite 190 Schaumburg, IL THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AANS/CNS SECTION ON DISORDERS OF THE SPINE AND PERIPHERAL NERVES Spine 20 Summit 17 JOIN US Ahead of the Curve Transformative Innovations in Spine Surgery MARCH 8 11, 2017 LasVegas JW MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA ADVANCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY FEB. 10, 2017