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Welcome to the meeting of
the International Consortium for Spinal Genetics, Development, and Disease (ICSGDD), 5-7 Sepember 2019.



The venue is at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden.
Map of the location

Meeting venue:

Entrance to the meeting venue is at Eugeniavägen 3, walk straight ahead to the conference area at "J"

Lectures will take place in J3:12 "Nanna Svartz"

Coffe breaks and exhibition will take place in J3:22 "Marie Åsberg" close to the lecture hall


This year we will also have a half-day pre-meeting workshop at September 5th. The pre-meeting will be aimed at clinical aspects of spinal deformity treatment.

The ICSGDD program, running from noon Sep 5th, until noon Sep 7th, will cover basic and clinical research in the following areas; embryology and basic spinal development, idiopathic scoliosis, congenital scoliosis, skeletal dysplasia and bone metabolic disorders. Invited talks will be given by world renowned researchers and clinicians.

You can find the programme here.

If you come by air, you can easily access the venue by airport train, airport bus or taxi.


Registration is closed. In case of questions, contact Monica Holmqvist at

Carolina Tower


Lodging is not included in the registration fee. We have pre-booked rooms at the nearby Elite Hotel Carolina Tower (3 minutes walking distance).
Map of the location

You can book your room here


Abstract submission deadline is July 31st, 2019.

We encourage you to submit an abstract to ICSGDD 2019. The abstract should be written in English and contain a maximum of 350 words.

The scientific faculty will decide the presentation form (oral or poster) of the selected abstracts. The submitting author will recieve a confirmation by email. Abstracts will be presented in the ICSGDD 2019 Congress abstract book.

Important: The presenting author must register as a participant.

Use the enclosed word template for your abstract.
Mail your abstract to

Abstracts and questions regarding the meeting are sent to our secreteriat at or or

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