ISCoS 2024

ISCoS 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting

ISCoS 2024

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The 63rd International Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting (ISCoS 2024) will take place in Antwerp, Belgium from Sunday, 22nd September until 25th September 2024.


     Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store:

  • Keynote Speakers: Gain invaluable knowledge from world-leading experts in the field as they impart their incredible discoveries, insights and advancements in SCI support.
  • Instructional Courses: Dive deep into specialized topics with our immersive instructional courses.
  • Group Workshops: Engage in a range of collaborative learning experiences with peers and leading experts in the SCI field.
  • Oral and Poster Presentations: Explore cutting-edge research and insights through captivating and impactful presentations.


        We have an incredible community of professors, professionals and patients coming together in September, and cannot wait to share this                        experience with you all. 

Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to confirm that we will hold the meeting in the beautiful Flanders Meeting and Convention Centre “A Room with a Zoo” and we look forward to welcoming you to this historic venue in the fabulous zoological gardens.

The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Meetings are a pivotal event for professionals specialising in Spinal Cord Injury, encompassing prevention, research, management, and rehabilitation. These annual scientific meetings have evolved into an interdisciplinary gathering, attracting an international audience and fostering collaboration among various SCI care fields:

The educational programme at the meeting provides a platform for attendees to exchange knowledge and receive updates on the latest innovations within their fields, enhancing the research and education landscape in spinal cord injury care.

The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) champions the highest standard of care and treatments for spinal cord injury patients globally. It addresses a spectrum of issues from prevention to social reintegration, with a focus on education, research, and networking among its multi-disciplinary team of professionals to promote clinical excellence.

With over 1,000 members from 87 countries, ISCoS is renowned for its international conference, the Annual Scientific Meeting, which began in 1961 at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in England. This prestigious meeting rotates locations annually, underscoring its global reach and significance. Be part of ISCoS.

  • Physiatrists/PMR
  • Neurologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Traumatologists
  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Urologists
  • Nurses
  • Physical therapists
  • Social workers
  • Occupational therapists Psychologists
  • Sports therapists

ISCoS 2024 Themes

This theme deals with the impact of aging on individuals with spinal cord injury and the impact of secondary complications of spinal cord injury on health and function.

This theme examines the unique aspects of spinal cord injury on female health and well-being.


This theme examines the unique psychosocial impact of spinal cord injury on the individual, families and society.


This theme covers the range of preclinical translational research, through early phase clinical studies to clinical trials, registry based research and biomarker-based studies.

This theme examines the unique issues related to the impact of spinal cord injury on children and adolescents.

This broad theme encompasses the full spectrum of traumatic and nontraumatic spinal cord injury research that may not be well described by themes 1-5.

As the President of the International Spinal Cord Society, I am delighted to invite you to the 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting taking place between 22-25 September 2024 in Antwerp, Belgium. The ISCoS Annual Scientific Meeting is always a forum where various clinicians and researchers in the field of Spinal Cord Damage come together to present their latest scientific work, network with colleagues from around the world, debate and discuss the latest development as well interact with consumers’ representative.

Spinal cord damage due to injury or disease is a life changing condition that requires the input of large number of professionals, that vary along the various stages of the person journey from the acute phase, into rehabilitation, and for the years to come thereafter until old age. It is therefore an opportunity to meet and engage with medics from various disciplines, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, clinical psychologists, speech and language therapists, dietitians, case managers and others. What they all have in common is their passion to advance the care and treatment of spinal injured persons.

You will also have the opportunity to visit the various exhibitors showing the latest advanced technologies that help and make life of the individuals with spinal cord damage, comfortable.

Please join us for this highly engaging meeting that we have planned where you will learn about this year key topics.

We look forward to seeing you in Belgium this year.

Dr Ali Jamous
Dr Ali Jamous, MD, MSc (Oxon), FISCoS

ISCoS 2024

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