MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Dear Colleagues, Friends, and Guests
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is with great honor and pleasure to welcome you all to the 21st Dubai International Spine Conference (DISC) and 6th Annual Meeting of Arabspine in collaboration with NASS (North American Spine Society), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and ArabSpine.
The educational committee prepared a very rich program covering Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Advances in Spine Oncology and Technological Innovation in Spine Surgery provided by top international and regional faculty.
We are proud and honored to have the NASS and the RCSI associated to the spine education in the Arabic world through the active participation in ASCD (ArabSpine Course Diploma) and to DISC (Dubai International Spine Conferences) ambition to deliver the advanced and highest standard of teaching for the benefit of patients, healthcare providers, hospitals and communities which is in line with the strategic vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai to therefore enhance the medical education and practice in UAE and the whole region.
We would like to extend our sincere thanks to Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the Ministry of Health (MOH) of United Arab Emirates, North American Spine Society (NASS) and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) for their valuable support to Dubai International Spine Conferences and to ASCD, thank you to our esteemed faculty for sharing their knowledge out of their busy schedules, to the attendees who are here, the sponsors and companies who have been our strategic partners since the inception of Dubai International Spine Conference.
Enjoy the opportunity of visiting Dubai, the most sought after destination which represents a mix of living
and business environments, a tourist haven offering the widest attractions from luxury urban spots to historic architectural places connected by state-of-the-art infrastructures and transportations.
We welcome you all to Dubai and wishing you the very best and pleasant stay.
Prof. Abdul Karim Msaddi
Chairman of Dubai International Spine Conference
Mohammad Al Hamadi
Chadi Wajih Mishlawi
Dr. Hadjer Sais
Dr. Catalin Majer
Dr. Belal Al Hazzouri
Dr. Mohammed Zayan
Dr. Ziad Mohamed