Fees and information
Registration fees may be paid by credit card or bank transfer (see details below). Online payments in advance are strongly encouraged. Please note, cash payment will not be accepted.
Terms & Conditions
Please read the following registration terms and conditions carefully before starting the online registration. Debits to your credit card will appear as O.I.C. Srl Florence (Italy) on the registration statement.
- AO Spine members receive a discount on registration fees—see pricing in the table above. To benefit from the discount, you will need to become an AO Spine member before registering. Membership status will be verified by AO Spine. Be aware if your membership is not updated at the time of your application, the "non-member fee" will be applied.
- Applications for the medical/research student fellows/residents registration fee should be certified by a letter from the head of the department, to be uploaded directly to the online registration platform (in PDF format), stating that the applicant is a medical/research student fellow/resident at the time of registration.
- World Bank classification 2022. For the list of eligible countries please visit: https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519
- Industry representatives: Non-clinical professionals, with interests in the spine field, but who are not treating patients.
- The accompanying person registration fee includes a badge valid for the Exhibition Opening only.
- Only congress-registered participants can sign-up for the pre-courses. Pre-course registration will open at a later stage.
Sponsor / Exhibitor Registration
Sponsoring and exhibiting company representatives will need to register as a participant. Such registration will allow access to all scientific sessions excluding pre-courses.
An email will be sent to individual participants upon completion of the registration process. This confirmation must be presented at the registration desk on-site at the congress to receive the congress kit and access badge.
For group registrations please ask for a group account by contacting the Registration Office OIC: registrationGSC2023@oic.it
Banking details in text format, in case you wish to cut and paste:
Account Name: OIC srl
Bank Name: Intesa Sanpaolo SpA
Bank Address: Viale Matteotti 20r, 50132 Florence, Italy
IBAN: IT89 P030 6902 9011 0000 0008 373
SWIFT Code: BCITITMM
Note: As of September 14, 2019, the SCA (Strong Customer Authentication) came into effect in accordance with the provisions of the European Directive on payment services (PSD2). As an OIC group customer, your payments will become even more secure. For more information, please click HERE.
Invoices: Invoices with an address in the European Union should be provided with a VAT Number. The invoicing address and VAT number can only be set up during the registration process. Should you have any special requests for the processing of your invoice, kindly let us know when submitting your application.
Cancellation and modification policy
- All individual and group modifications, and replacement requests must be officially submitted by email to the Registration Office OIC E-mail: registrationGSC2023@oic.it
- For cancellations received by February 2, 2023 the paid amount will be refunded with a deduction of 30% that will be invoiced as penalty
- For cancellations received by May 1, 2023 the paid amount will be refunded with a deduction of 70% that will be invoiced as penalty.
- No refund will be processed for cancellations received after May 1, 2023.
- An administrative fee of € 50 will be applicable for name changes. For the replacement of a delegate, written permission from the originally registered participant will be required, along with full contact details of the substitution.
- Anyone unable to attend the congress after paying, and/or unable to transfer the registration fee to another person, must cancel his/her registration. The registration fee will be refunded if the request is received prior the above cancellation deadline dates.
- If you are unable to attend the Congress because you were denied a Visa to enter the country, you will be granted a refund only if you submit a copy of your visa rejection letter. The refund will be issued less the cancellation fees above stated.
- Please note that no refunds will be issued for additional fees paid for express shipping of invitation letters.