Forms of participation:


Oral presentation submission:

Oral presentation in a plenary session – 15 minutes.

Oral presentation in a breakout session – 7 – 10 minutes.

Oral presentations and abstracts are accepted until March 21, 2021.

If your application is accepted and your oral presentation is included in the Congress program, the Program Committee will send you a confirmation letter until April 05, 2021.


Requirements for reports and speakers:

The oral presentation can be presented in two ways:

1. From the studio.

2. Online

All speakers have to send their pre-recorded oral presentations until May 15, 2021 and to connect to the online broadcast of the relevant session in order to participate in the discussion.

Abstracts submission

Only the abstracts sent by participants with an individual oral presentation or by registered participants are accepted to the publication.

Formatting requirements

Abstracts are accepted only in electronic form: Word (version 97 and higher). One author can send up to 3 abstracts.

Abstracts volume

Suggested volume is not more than 2 pages of text including 1.5 spaces, in Times Roman font, 14 size.

Abstracts format

Title; names and initials of the authors; names of organizations in full, city, addresses of organizations, contacts of the responsible author (phone, e-mail); text of abstracts.

Deadline for abstracts submission – until March 21, 2020

Abstracts submission is free of charge.

The abstracts have to be mailed to: in a separate attached Document Word file with the following subject line specification: "XI Congress of the Russian Association of Spine Surgeons".

The book of abstracts of the Congress will be published at (Russia). 

Competition of Young Specialists. Oral presentations submission

The best oral presentations competition of Young Specialists will be organized by The Russian Association of Spine Surgeons (RASS) in the framework of the XI Congress. 

Conditions of participation: The competition is available for all young specialists not older than 35 years for the main author of the scientific work (speaker).


  • The content of the scientific oral presentation should correspond to the main topics of the theme of the Congress.
  • Participants have to send their abstracts with a remark of their participation with an oral presentation and a PowerPoint presentation in Russian (no more than 20 slides) within a 10-minute oral presentation.
  • The construction of the presentation should reflect the main methodological sections of the completed original experimental or clinical study, with a clear description of its design.
  • RASS does not support the emphasis on naming implants or equipment in the presentation of material or clinical cases. It is necessary to focus on technology, methods, diagnostic / treatment options.
  • In the case of performing a scientific research within the framework of any form of research, it is necessary to enter the relevant information into the submitted Presentation.
  • Materials that do not meet these requirements will be excluded at the selection stage.


Selection protocol:

Stage 1:

Prepared presentations and abstracts must be sent by e-mail to until March 21, 2021, with the following subject line specification: “Competition of Young Specialists. Oral presentations submission”.

Stage 2:

All presentations will be anonymous and sent to the RASS Board members. Each RASS board member pledged that the peer review would be unbiased and not influenced by financial, family, personal relationships, or scientific rivalries.

Stage 3:

The best oral presentations will be considered at the RASS Board meeting in May 2021. The best 3 oral presentations will be chosen by open vote.


Benefits for the winners of the competition:

The winners will have the opportunity to make a presentation (10 minutes) on June 03, 2021 at the Plenary Session of the XI RASS Congress in front of the target audience and show scientific erudition in the presence of the world leading European and Russian experts in spinal surgery.


The winners will be honored by the valuable prizes:

1st place - sponsorship for a short-term internship in spine surgery in one of the European clinics.

2nd place and 3rd place - sponsorship for an internship in spine surgery in leading Russian clinics.



Papers submission for possible inclusion in a special issue of Journal “Modern Technologies in Medicine 

You are invited to submit a paper for possible inclusion in a special issue of Journal “Sovremennye tehnologii v medicine” (“Modern Technologies in Medicine”). The full manuscript should be emailed to the journal email by the deadline indicated below with brief topic Special issue 2021. 

Authoring guidelines could be found here


Special Issue Theme: Spine surgery: results of 10 years of experience and updates

Journal Website:


Full Version: March 21, 2021

Decision Date: April 21, 2021

Final Version: June, 2021