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Submission Guidelines

Call for Abstract

Participation in the KSSS 2020 is open to all individuals interested in the field of Spine Research. The organizing committee of KSSS 2020 welcomes the submission of abstracts for Oral(Podium) or e-Poster. All abstracts presented at the congress will be published in the abstract book.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Open October 18 (Fri), 2019
Abstract Submission Deadline January 10(Fri), 2020
Notification of Abstract Acceptance
(Detailed date to be announced)
January 31(Fri), 2020
Early Bird Registration Deadline April 20 (Mon), 2020
Standard Registration Deadline May 15 (Fri), 2020


1. Basic Research 2. Cervical 3. Lumbar
4. MISS 5. Deformity 6. Trauma
7. Tumors 8. Infections 9. Miscellaneous

Submission Instruction

• Step 1: Prepare Abstract(s)
Abstract should be written and presented in English.
Authors' information: Authors’ information including correct email addresses are required.
Abstract should consist of Purpose, Materials and methods, Results, Conclusion.
Each abstract should be up to 400 words.
Graphics, Figures and Tables are NOT allowed in the abstract.
• Step 2: Log on to the official website (
• Step 3: Click the “Abstract Submission” icon at the bottom of the page and sign up first.

Oral Presentation

All oral presentation will be done in English.

E-Poster Presentation

Posters will be‘E-Posters” and will be done through computers.
E-poster file uploads open date will be announced in the future.


You can review, modify or update your abstract(s) at Abstract Review.
* Deadline for Modification: January 10(Fri), 2020

Confirmation of Abstract Submission

An acknowledgement of abstract submission will be automatically sent to abstracts submitter, first author, corresponding author and co-authors by e-mail upon completion of e-submission. This letter is not an acceptance notification but a notification of your abstract details. It is the responsibility of each individual to verify the acknowledgements and carefully review the submitted abstract(s), noting that in some cases during the submission process, characters become illegible. If you do not receive an Abstract Submission Confirmation e-mail in 5 days, please contact the Secretariat via e-mail,

Review Process

The scientific committee will review all abstracts that are submitted on time and that are in accordance with the specified format. The meeting organizers reserve the right to reject any proposals which fail to comply with the submission guidelines mentioned above. Applicants will receive notification of decisions regarding submissions in February 28, 2020.

Notification of Abstract Acceptance

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submission by e-mail, in December 31, 2019. Further details for accepted presentations will be sent at the end of February 2020, indicating the time, session and location of the presentation. If your abstract is accepted, please make sure to register on the official website no later than April 20, 2020 which is the deadline of Early Bird Registration. Unless you register on time, your abstract(s) may not be included in the program book. The Secretariat will use personal information gathered during abstract submission process only for contact purposes to notify abstract acceptance.

Inquiries (Abstract Submission)
Ms. Melody Kim

KSSS 2020 Secretariat
Phone: +82-2-566-3707

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