Spring 2019 SOSA Convention

Hosted by Rocky Vista Utah
March 30th to the 31st
St. George, Utah


Submit your research to be presented at the spring poster competition: 

Abstract submissions can be sent to RVUspringsosa2019@gmail.com. The deadline for submissions is February 28th, 2019. We will have a single competition and the first place abstract will receive $100 and a certificate! *max 250 words please

Where to stay: The most convenient travel options: $$$$

  1. Book a deluxe room (or a villa room) "A La Carte" room (not a package with other services the resort offers) at Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah. Fly in to St. George Regional Airport and take the resorts free 30 minute shuttle from the airport to the resort. The Red Mountain resort is 1.4 miles from the conference at Rocky Vista University (located right next to the Southern Utah Veterans Home). To travel to the school from Red Mountain, you may use Uber, a taxi, or rent a car from the airport to use for the 2 days.
  2. Book a deluxe room (or a villa room) "A La Carte" room (not a package with other services the resort offers) at Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah. Fly in to McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas. Take the St. George Shuttle (you need to buy tickets online in advance to secure a seat on the shuttle) to Red Mountain Resort, in Ivins Utah. You can also consider renting a car. The Red Mountain resort is 1.4 miles from the conference at Rocky Vista University (located right next to the Southern Utah Veterans Home). To get from red mountain to the school, you can use Uber, a taxi, or rent a car from the airport to use for the 2 days.Book a deluxe room (or a villa room) "A La Carte" room (not a package with other things the resort offers) at Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah. Fly in to McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas. Take the St. George Shuttle (you need to buy tickets online in advance to secure a seat on the shuttle) to Red Mountain Resort, in Ivins Utah. You can also consider renting a car. The Red Mountain resort is 1.4 miles from the conference at Rocky Vista University (located right next to the Southern Utah Veterans Home). To get from red mountain to the school, you can use Uber, a taxi, or rent a car from the airport to use for the 2 days.


The cheaper Travel Options: $$

  1. Fly in to St. George Regional Airport, or McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas. Take the St. George Shuttle via the Las Vegas connection (reserve seat online) to St. George, Utah. Rent a car, get an uber, or take a taxi to your hotel of choice. (more economical hotels in St. George: Dixie Palms, Best Western Coral Hills, Super 8 by Windham. You may find others online). To get to the conference, Take an Uber, Taxi, or SunTran bus to Rocky Vista University (right next to the Southern Utah Veteran's Home). Note: the SunTran takes about 40 minutes to get from central St. George to our campus. a taxi will take about 15-20 minutes.


***Stay tuned for more updates on hotel deals and locations


What to Expect

• Speakers from ACOS Neurosurgical Division Chair, orthopedic surgeons who pioneered total disc replacement procedures and more!
• Workshops including Da Vinci robot with demos and learning opportunities, cadaveric procedures with local orthopedic surgeons performing knee/hip replacements, ultrasound guided vascular access using transparent and opaque gelatinous models and much more!
• Poster competition (see above for more details)
• Socials out in the beautiful St. George

Stay tuned for ticket details!