Dear EuSSAB member,
Since our last EuSSAB newsletter in January, COVID-19 has changed how we live, how we travel, and how we do business. It has also had a tremendous impact on EUROSPINE, forcing us to cancel or postpone all in-person activities and meetings for 2020.
Over the past six months, EUROSPINE has risen to the challenge of finding creative new ways to bring value to our membership, to MedTechs and to other stakeholders. Our team has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that our members continue to benefit from our educational offerings, registry activities, patient services and meeting/networking opportunities. We’re proud to introduce our two newest offerings that will enable you and your colleagues to exchange ideas, build knowledge, and advance your skills – all without the need for travel:
NEW! EuSSAB WEBINAR (16 September 2020)
All national EuSSAB representatives are invited to take part in the first-ever EuSSAB webinar on 16 September (17:00-19:00 CEST). This webinar replaces the EuSSAB Spring Meeting 2020, which unfortunately had to be cancelled. You will receive a summary of the topics discussed during this meeting afterwards.
VIRTUAL EUROSPINE 2020 (6–9 October 2020)
EUROSPINE’s premier Annual Meeting is going online this year, and will offer the same, top-quality scientific programme, educational seminars, debates, industry workshops and exhibitions you have come to expect from our previous meetings. Virtual EUROSPINE 2020 (6–9 October) is a full, CME-accredited online congress. The programme will feature time-zone sensitive session slots, so you can take part wherever you are in the world or even participate without closing your practice. No travel is required.
All associate members are eligible for the EuSSAB 20% discount, saving you €119 on your registration. Be sure to key in the EuSSAB gift code “eussab2020!”, when registering for the meeting.
What’s planned? Explore our Virtual EUROSPINE 2020
Don’t’ miss this opportunity to connect with peers in the spine community. Whether from the comfort of your home or meeting in-person in small local groups of registrants, you can decide how best to make this year’s event interactive, convivial and fun. (Meeting in a small group? Share your concept at email@example.com so we can ensure individual education credits can be properly administered.)
We’re counting on your support
It is our top priority to continue providing best-practice educational and meeting activities to benefit our individual and institutional members throughout the pandemic crisis. Your support, and the support of all members of your society, is vital to our success. If you haven’t done so already, consider becoming a full member of EUROSPINE today to take advantage of all membership benefits, including the members’ discount (€ 300 on the regular registration fee).
Please register today for Virtual EUROSPINE 2020 and actively promote EUROSPINE events within your spine society. If we can assist you in any way, don’t hesitate to contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will do our part to deliver a virtual meeting par excellence!
the EuSSAB Committee
EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe
Society website: www.eurospine.org
Meeting website: www.eurospinemeeting.org
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