Orthopaedic Surgery Conferences

Guangzhou SICOT Orthopedic World Congress 2015

Date & Time: From 2015-09-17
To 2015-09-19
Description of Conference

Guangzhou (Canton), China, will be the venue of the 2015 SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress.

The SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress will be in Mainland China on September 2015. The meeting will lay out new blueprints for important issues of orthopaedic development today and address our role in resurveying the current controversies in orthopaedics. Various instructional courses will also be held for young surgeons and trainees during this grand meeting.

Guangzhou, the forerunner of China's reform and opening up endeavor, is endowed with a profound history of two thousand years and boasts a unique and splendid South China culture. Guangzhou will also offer a chance for participants to explore Chinese culture, traditions, as well as China's unique way of development.

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10TH BIENNIAL ISAKOS CONGRESS WILL BE HELD IN LYON, FRANCE

Date & Time: From 2015-06-07
To 2015-06-11
Description of Conference

The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), 10th Biennial ISAKOS Congress will be held in Lyon, France. This is a special year for ISAKOS as it is the 20th anniversary of the Society! The ISAKOS Congress continues to be considered the premier international meeting providing a diverse and unique opportunity for attendees to share, discuss and learn the latest advancements in arthroscopy, knee surgery and sports medicine.

The five-day Congress will include a variety of educational opportunities such as surgical demonstrations, paper presentations, debates, lectures, symposia and instructional course lectures. Lunch time hands-on workshops, electronic posters and technical exhibits will also be offered. The ISAKOS Congress provides a variety of new prophylactic, therapeutic and surgical technique information, allowing attendees to expand their knowledge and enhance their surgical skills.

Abstracts are invited and will be considered for podium presentations and/or electronic posters. In addition, exceptional abstracts are considered for several ISAKOS Awards for outstanding clinical or laboratory research. Awards include honoraria and free registration and are recognized in an Awards Ceremony at the Congress.

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16th SICOT 2014

Date & Time: From 2014-11-19
To 2014-11-22
Description of Conference

The 16TH SICOT (International Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology)Triennial World Congress & 46th CBOT(Brazilian Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology) Annual Meeting will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 19.11.2014 - 22.11.2014

The scientific programme will emphasise the latest updates and techniques in vogue today. Orthopaedic surgeons from all around the world will come together to exchange experiences in papers, symposia, plenary sessions, closed meetings, open meetings, educational days, and so on.

Programme

Wednesday, 19 November
  

  • 4th SICOT Educational Day
  • Scientific Sessions

Thursday, 20 November
 
 

  • Scientific Sessions
  • Exhibition
  • Opening Ceremony & Welcome Party

Friday, 21 November
 

  • Scientific Sessions
  • Exhibition

Saturday, 22 November
 
 

  • Scientific Sessions
  • Exhibition
  • Closing Ceremony
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ISKSAA SYMPOSIUM 2014

Date & Time: From 2014-09-04
To 2014-09-07
Description of Conference

The Taj Mahal at Agra is 4 hours from New Delhi where the ISKSAA Conference is being held.

The 9th edition of the International Symposium on current concepts in Knee & Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery & Arthroplasty ( ISKSAA 2014 ) will be held on 4th September – 7th September 2014 at New Delhi, India .

The Symposium is the signature event of ISKSAA (International Society for Knowledge for Surgeons on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty ) and is one of the largest of its kind in New Delhi . In its first year of inception , ISKSAA has already over 400 members and we expect to raise the membership strength to over 1000 by the next Congress .

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Kenya Orthopaedic Assocation Conference 2014

Date & Time: From 2014-07-10
To 2014-07-10
Description of Conference

The Kenya Orthopaedic Assocation 8th Scientific Conference and 9th annual general meeting was held at Great Rift Valley lodge and golf resort Naivasha between 11th and 13th June 2014.Numerous presentations were made by members of staff

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ISAKOS Conference

Date & Time: From 2014-07-10
To 2014-07-10
Description of Conference

ISAKOS-International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

ISAKOS Congress Call for Abstracts

 

ISAKOS is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the 2015 Congress will open September 1, 2013. The deadline for submission is September 1, 2014 at 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time - abstracts will not be accepted after that time.

Presenting Authors need to have the following information readily available when submitting an abstract:

  1. Presenting Author’s login email and password for ISAKOS (if a record does not exist for the Presenting Author you will be directed to create a record)
  2. Complete contact information for the Presenting Author including the institution of research.
  3. The ISAKOS ID number for as many authors as possible (contact the ISAKOS Office to obtain an author's ISAKOS ID number – please do not make duplicate records.)
  4. Provide the abstract title in proper-case for publishing (i.e. The Science of Orthopaedic Surgery)
  5. Provide the abstract as plain text, graphics and tables are not accepted.
  6. Financial Disclosure, American Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Copyright License information on behalf of all authors.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Author warranty: Persons submitting an abstract to ISAKOS do so with the understanding that they and all the authors listed on the abstract will abide by the guidelines, conditions, deadlines, policies and decisions of the ISAKOS Board of Directors and Program Committee.

  1. The deadline for abstract submission is September 1, 2014 at 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time. Abstracts will not be accepted after that time.
  2. Abstracts must be submitted from the ISAKOS account of the Presenting Author.
  3. Authors do not have to be ISAKOS members to submit an abstract.
  4. There is no limit to the number of abstracts that can be submitted for consideration; however each presenting author will be limited to no more than two paper presentations during the ISAKOS Congress.
  5. If the abstract is accepted for podium presentation, all presenters must speak in English, and be prepared to answer questions from the audience in English.
  6. All presenters, co-authors, faculty members, etc. who will attend the Congress are expected to register for the meeting and pay all registration and travel costs. No exceptions are made. If attendance is dependent on outside funding, please secure financial assistance before submitting an abstract.
  7. Abstracts are only accepted for consideration via the online abstract application form. Abstracts submitted in any other fashion will not be considered for presentation.
  8. The ISAKOS Program Committee will make final decisions on the mode of presentation however; efforts will be made to comply with the stated preference, paper/podium, poster or e-poster presentation.
  9. Presenting Authors must complete a Financial Disclosure Statement and an American Food and Drug Administration statement.
    *Although ISAKOS is an international society, it receives continuing medical education accreditation and is planned and implemented with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). ISAKOS does not view the existence of disclosed interest or investments as necessarily implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. These disclosures will not be seen or taken into consideration when the abstract is considered for presentation.
  10. Presenting Authors must complete a Copyright License Agreement so the chosen abstracts can be published in the journal Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery; the ISAKOS final program; the ISAKOS Congress proceedings; and on the ISAKOS and Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery websites.

Abstract Grading Criteria

Abstracts are graded on a scale from 0.0 to 12.0 (12.0 being the best) based on the following:

  • Scientific Merit (0 - 6, with 6 points max)
    • Is the problem clearly stated?
    • Are the statistics sound?
    • Are there adequate numbers of subjects?
    • How is the methodology? {are there controls?, is this prospective vs. retrospective?}
    • Is the abstract clear / well written and are the results clear?
    • Are the conclusions supported by the results
  • Originality of project (0-2)
  • Clinical Usefulness (0-2)
  • Level of Interest to ISAKOS Members (0-2)

 

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COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EAST, CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA (COSECSA) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

Date & Time: From 2013-12-04
To 2013-12-07
Description of Conference

The COSECSA Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference will be held in collaboration with the Surgical Society of Zimbabwe.

Venue: Rainbow Towers,Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Symposium,Tenwek Hospital

Date & Time: From 2013-11-14
To 2013-11-16
Description of Conference

Symposium on Adult Reconstructive surgery on 14th - 16th

November  2013 at Tenwek Hospital. The

program will be communicated later

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Symposium

Date & Time: From 2013-11-07
To 2013-11-09
Description of Conference

Symposium on Pelvic, acetabulum and hip to be held on 7th - 9th November

2013 at Moi Teaching Referral Hospital

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Orthopaedic Surgery Conferences

Date & Time: From 2013-10-17
To 2013-10-19
Description of Conference

Prof. L.N. Gakuu and Dr. Mutiso Vincent will attend the 2013 SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress to be held in Hyderabad, India.

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2013 KENYA ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

Date & Time: From 2013-07-02
To 2013-07-08
Description of Conference

SOCIETTE AFRICAINE D ORTHOPAEDIAE (SAFO)

AND

KENYA ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION (KOA) 2013

Combined meeting of the 10th Biannual Congress of the African Society of Orthopaedics (SAFO) and the 7th Annual Scientific Conference of the Kenya Orthopaedic Association (KOA)

4th to 5th July 2013 (2nd July 2013 to 8th July 2013)

Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi Kenya

Preconference activities;

  1. Lectures: 2nd July 2013 University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital
  2. Workshops: Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya 3rd July 2013
  3. Live surgery: The Mater Hospital, Nairobi

Post conference activities Safari, 6th to 8th July 2013 at the Masai Mara, Kenya 

THEME

“Medical Tourism and the Orthopaedic Surgeon in Africa’’

 

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