APSS-APPOS 2021 [13th Combined Meeting of Asia Pacific Spine Society & Asia Pacific Paediatric Orthopaedic Society] / APSS - APPOS 2021 will be held as a hybrid meeting. Participants will be able to attend the meeting either on-site or online.

Best Paper Awards

As of April 10, 2021

APSS-APPOS 2021 Best Paper Awards
-2nd Announcement -

It is our great pleasure to announce that the Organizing Committee of APSS-APPOS 2021 will present “Best Paper Awards” at this year’s meeting. The awards will recognize outstanding papers in basic and clinical research in the fields of spine and paediatric orthopaedics.

All papers submitted during the abstract submission period will be automatically nominated!!
After the submission period, all papers will be carefully reviewed by the Program Committee and finalists from both research types and orthopaedic fields will be selected.

This is not only a great opportunity for your papers to be recognized as “Best Papers”, but also a chance to share your research with a wide range of scientists from across the Asia Pacific region!

[Nomination Categories]

  • Spine
    Three papers will be selected as Best Paper Award.
    * If you have agreed to the “Copyright Agreement” to have your paper published in the ASJ Journal, your abstract will also be nominated for the APSS-ASJ Best Paper.
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics
    Two papers will be selected as Best Paper Award.

[Best Paper Award Categories]

  • Best Paper Award in Spine
  • Best Paper Award in Paediatric Orthopaedics

[Selection flow]

- Finalists will be selected after blinded review for all submitted papers.
- The Congress Secretariat’s office will contact the “Best Paper Awards” finalists by the middle of April.
- The winners of the awards will be selected by the Organizing Committee based on their pre-recorded presentation. All finalists are required to prepare their presentation data (with audio recording) in advance.

[Notification of “Best Paper Awards” Winners]

- Winners of the awards will be announced on the congress website during the congress period.
- Winners will receive a “Best Paper Award” certificate and prize money in the amount of JPY 50,000.

For Inquiry regarding best paper awards:
Secretariat of the APSS-APPOS Congress 2021
c/o Congrès Inc.
Onward Park Building 3-10-5 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku Tokyo 103-8276 Japan
Tel.: +81-3-3510-3701
E-mail: apss-appos2021@congre.co.jp