October 17-19, 2019 | Tokyo, Japan

Co-Sponsored by the Seattle Science Foundation and Spinal Research Foundation

Dear Colleagues,

We hope you are able to attend this year’s First Biennial International Sports and Spine Congress that will be held on October 17-19, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.  We have gathered leading members of the international and domestic spinal surgical community to discuss and debate controversies in the management of spinal conditions in sportsmen and women.

Places at this prestigious event are severely restricted, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to seeing you in Tokyo!

Mr. Andrew Clarke, Dr. Jens R. Chapman, Mr. Mike Hutton and Dr. Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
Course Co-Chairs

Featured Faculty



The Sporting Spine Conference

The First Biennial International Sports and Spine Congress is a continuation of the Sporting Spine Conference legacy.
The creators of the Biennial Sporting Spine Conference have teamed up with a number of distinguished leaders in the field of sports and spine to further their commitment to providing world-class educational experiences.

2015 | 2017

Keyvan Mazda Memorial Lecture

What Can Elite Sports and Spinal Surgery Learn From the Getting It
Right the First Time Program in the NHS? 

Honored Guest: Prof. Tim Briggs, CBE

About Dr. Keyvan Mazda
Dr. Mazda was a pediatric spine surgery professor at Hôpital Robert Debré in Paris, France. He partnered with Zanjireh Omid International Charity Institute in 2007 and traveled to Iran to perform surgeries on underprivileged children four times a year. 

Dr. Mazda's pediatric spinal deformity research was published in a variety of peer-reviewed scientific journals. He developed the universal clamp for scoliosis spinal fusion surgery along with Brice Ilharreborde, MD.


Early Bird Registration: $500 USD
After August 24, 2019: $800 USD

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Please use the form below to reserve your spot at this year’s International Sports & Spine Congress.
For questions, please email us at info@seattlesciencefoundation.org or call 1 (206) 732-6500.

If you would prefer to pay by check, please submit payment to Seattle Science Foundation,
550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98122.

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Abstract Submissions

The International Sports & Spine Congress welcomes submissions to this year’s meeting set for October 17-19, 2019.  Submissions are due by June 7, 2019.  There is no limit to the number of abstracts you may submit.  Submission formats include oral presentation, poster presentation and digital poster. Final presentation format will be determined by ISSC education committee.

Name *
Presentation Format *
Please select your presentation format preference. ISSC education committee will take preferences into consideration during final determination.
Must include disclosure information for each author as it relates to the topic of the research.
Background, purpose, question asked.
Methods used to seek the answer.
Summarize the findings.
Define the overall significance of the findings.


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For Further Information

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