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Spine: Base to Summit 2020

January 23 - January 26

Spine: Base to Summit 2020_CME-Meeting

Spine: Base to Summit, A CME Spine Meeting, Program Director: Todd J. Albert, MD

For 30 years, Spine: Base to Summit has been the leading winter spine meeting. This highly interactive advanced CME course is for orthopaedic and neurological surgeons, fellows and residents who include spine surgery in their practice. Lively discussions in a casual atmosphere cover deformity, degenerative, trauma and tumor, MIS and open surgical procedures. Ample time is provided for attendees to enjoy time on the slopes with their families.

“Excellent format and location”

Call for Abstracts

Fellows and surgeons who have been in practice for 5 years or less are invited to submit abstracts for presentation. Surgeons whose papers are selected will receive complimentary course registration for attending the exclusive Young Surgeon Dinner.

Format: Abstracts can address any subject directly relevant to spine surgery and must include title, authors, text of 400 words or less, and up to two images.

  • Submission Deadline: November 1

  • Authors Notified: November 25

Questions and Submission:


Register early as the limited space will fill very rapidly!

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Registration Fees:

Surgeons: $845

Fellows/Residents/Allied Health: $595

Guests—Adult: $195

Guests—Children Ages 5–12: $95

  • Registration fee includes daily buffet breakfast, après-ski refreshments, wine and cheese reception, and course materials.
  • Guest registration fee includes daily buffet breakfast and wine and cheese reception.


Grand Hyatt Vail, formerly the Hotel Talisa


1300 Westhaven Drive
Vail, Colorado 81657 USA

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Hotel Accommodations

Spine: Base to Summit-Hotel Talisa

Grand Hyatt Vail, formerly the Hotel Talisa

1300 Westhaven Drive
Vail, Colorado 81657 USA

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Room Rate: $429 plus $38 resort fee and taxes per night for a Superior category room. Superior category rooms are 350 square feet and sleep up to 4 people. The hotel does have a limited number of suites for an additional fee per night.

Reservation Procedure:

Please provide group code: Spine: Base to Summit when making your reservation over the phone.

Deadline: It is recommended that participants book their hotel rooms as soon as possible, as space will fill rapidly. After December 20, 2019, the group room rate will no longer be available.

The Grand Hyatt Vail is honoring the discounted group rate 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting.

Ski Information

Discounted lift tickets may be purchased until December 30, 2019, during online registration at

Ski Equipment Rentals: You may rent ski equipment at a 20% discounted group rate through Venture Sports, the Grand Hyatt Vail’s onsite ski shop. To reserve your ski equipment, click here.


13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ hours available.


January 23
January 26