Under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority

  • Global Spine Congress 2016

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  • World Forum for Spine Research 2016

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  • Venue

    The Grand Hyatt Dubai Convention Center 

  • Register now

    With one registration fee you can attend both events


The now annual Global Spine Congress and the World Forum for Spine Research are to run concurrently in the Middle East! Explore this web site to find out all you need to know!
  • In Pictures!
  • 5 Great reasons to attend

We'll be taking pictures throughout the GSC & WFSR 2016 and putting them in our gallery. Will you be able to spot yourself?


Why you should come to Dubai:

  • Meet and network with thousands of spine professionals 
  • Learn the last research and techniques in Spine Surgery
  • Make your own individual program with the chance to participate in both events
  • Discover the latest technology on display
  • Learn new approaches in spine treatment and Intervertebral Disc Biologics

Latest News & Events

Venue Announced for Dubai
15 May 2015

Venue Announced for Dubai

We are delighted to announce that the venue for the Global Spine Congress 2016 and World Forum for Spine Research 2016 is the Grand Hyatt Dubai Convention Centre. 

GSC 2015 was a great success!
14 May 2015

GSC 2015 was a great success!

More than 1200 participants attended the Global Spine Congress 2015 in Buenos Aires!Visit the picture gallery at www.gsc2015.org

853 abstracts submitted!
30 October 2014

853 abstracts submitted!

The number of abstracts submitted for Global Spine Congress and World Forum for Spine Research exceeded our expectations with 853 abstracts submitted! See below how each region of the world contributed to the total abstract submissions and which abstract topics are the most popular.

22 May 2014


The Global Spine Congress 2013 Report is available to read. It provides an interesting overview of the very successful event in Hong Kong.

Event Stories

  • Global Spine Congress offers a unique platform for international collaboration and continuing education, providing exceptional quality of scientific input and a stimulating exchange of views between researchers and clinicians and the global sharing of in-depth knowledge.
    Jeffrey Wang, Co-Chairperson, GSC 2013
  • In my eyes, the World Forum for Spine Research is an access to communicating with the world's top clinicians and researchers, a driving force of technical and theoretical innovation.
    Prof Zhuojing Luo, Chairperson WFSR 2014
  • This Global Spine Congress has been very successful... we have attracted both clinicians and researchers from different disciplines. In terms of promoting spine care, this model presents the best opportunity for the future.
    Kenneth Cheung, Local Host, GSC 2013
  • The WFSR 2014 was again an opportunity for researchers and clinicians to come together to discuss the hottest developments pertaining to the intervertebral disc. By bringing it to China, we hope to have introduced a whole new audience to this exciting field.
    Prof Keita Ito, Chairperson WFSR 2014
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