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International Guest Society

The American Society for Surgery of the Hand welcomes the Spanish Society for Surgery of the Hand (Sociedad Española de Cirugía de la Mano (SECMA)) as the 2015 International Guest Hand Society.  The Guest Society program offers the opportunity for Annual Meeting attendees to exchange scientific ideas and increase knowledge of Spanish research, techniques, and progress in the hand and upper extremity community.  As the honoree, the Spanish Society will be acknowledged in the Opening Ceremony and will be recognized as the guest of honor at the International Reception.  Review the full list of Guest Society Benefits to learn more (coming soon).

Guest Society E-Posters
As a part of our International Guest Hand Society program, the ASSH will feature a special electronic poster or “e-poster” section online, highlighting scientific contributions from Spanish researchers and authors.  The ASSH will provide dedicated e-poster viewing stations throughout the convention space for attendees to view posters onsite during the meeting.  

There are many benefits to offering e-posters over the traditional print posters, including:

  • Availability. E-posters are available online before, during, and after the Annual Meeting, giving authors the opportunity to have their posters viewed across the world.
  • Access. E-posters can be archived and referenced for years to come.
  • Multimedia. E-posters allow authors to incorporate multimedia, such as video, into their presentation, making content more interactive and engaging. 
  • Savings. E-posters eliminate the need for the expensive printing, shipping, and set-up of a print poster on site.

Registration & U.S. Travel Requirements
Members of the Spanish Society for Surgery of the Hand are eligible for a registration discount.  Email meetings@assh.org for your discount code before registering.  International attendees should also review travel requirements for entering the U.S., if needed.  The ASSH is excited to announce for the third year we are offering the International Bring a Young Surgeon program.  Learn how you can sponsor a trainee for a free registration attend the Annual Meeting. More info


Learn more about the Sociedad Española de Cirugía de la Mano.

Guest Society Past Honorees include:

YEAR  COUNTRY SOCIETY
2014 Brazil Brazilian Society for Surgery of the Hand 
2013 Australia Australian Hand Surgery Society
Download 2013 IGHS Poster Abstract Book
2012 Korea Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand
2011 U.K. British Society for Surgery of the Hand
2010 Sweden Swedish Society for Surgery of the Hand
2009 China Chinese Hand Surgery Society
2008 France Societe Francaise de Chirugie de la Main
2007 Japan Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand
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