2018 Social Program Registration


The Social Program is open to all participants registered for the AAOS 2018 Annual Meeting and their families. Register online or on-site at the Morial Convention Center, Lobby A.

 Hours of Operation    
 Monday, March 5         2:00 PM -  6:00 PM
 Tuesday, March 6    7:00 AM -  6:00 PM
 Wednesday, March 7    7:00 AM -  6:00 PM
 Thursday, March 8    7:00 AM -  6:00 PM
 Friday, March 9    7:00 AM -  6:00 PM
 Saturday, March 10    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Attire

Comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing are recommended for all tours.  Tours will not be cancelled due to inclement weather, so please plan accordingly. 

Badges

The Social Program does not provide name badges. A Family Badge counter will be available at Morial Convention Center, Hall A, to non-medical spouses and immediate family on-site during registration hours. To receive a family badge, you must be accompanied by a registered attendee and there is a limit of two (2) family badges per registered attendee. 

Cancellations and Refunds
Tour tickets are purchased several weeks in advance of the meeting and tickets cancelled by February 10, 2018 will be eligible for refund. Tickets become non-refundable after February 10 and no refunds will be issued onsite. Participant illness, changes in travel, inclement weather, and arriving late to the tour departure area are beyond the Academy's control and will not be considered a reason for receiving a refund after the meeting.

Registration
Register online or in person at the Morial Convention Center, Lobby A, to register for Social Program tours and seminars.

Tickets
All pre-registered tickets will be available for pick up on-site at the Social Program desk at the Morial Convention Center, Lobby A starting Monday, March 5 at 2:00 PM. Tickets will not be mailed. 

Tours
All Social Program tours will depart from Morial Convention Center, curbside Hall B. Plan to board your tour bus 15-minutes prior to the posted departure time on your ticket. 

Tour Schedule     
Wednesday, March 7    
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Locals Overview of the Big Easy with Continental Breakfast $40 per person
9:30 AM –  2:30 PM Art Stroll along Julia Street with Lunch $225 per person
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM New Orleans City Tour $50 per person
10:00 AM –  2:30 PM French Quarter Walking Tour with Jazz Brunch $145 per person
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Oak Alley and Laura Plantations with Lunch $150 per person
1:00 PM –  4:30 PM Louisiana Swamp Tour $70 per person
1:30 PM –  4:30 PM Culinary History Tour $135 per person
     
Thursday, March 8    
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM New Orleans City Tour $50 per person
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM Cookin’ New Orleans Style $100 per person
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM Garden District Gems with Lunch at Commanders Palace $155 per person
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Louisiana Swamp Tour $70 per person
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Magazine Street – Arts, Antiques and Boutiques $85 per person
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Birthplace of Jazz $115 per person
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Culinary History $135 per person
1:30 PM – 5:00 PM Airboat Swamp Tour $130 per person
     
Friday, March 9    
8:45 AM – 12:30 PM Airboat Swamp Tour $130 per person
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM French Quarter Walking Tour $50 per person
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Cookin’ New Orleans Style $100 per person
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM French Quarter Walking Tour with Jazz Brunch $145 per person
10:00 AM – 3:30 PM Garden Districts Gems with Lunch at Commanders Palace $155 per person
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Oak Alley and Laura Plantations with Lunch $150 per person
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Louisiana Swamp Tour $70 per person
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Culinary History Tour $135 per person
     
Saturday, March 10    
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM French Quarter Walking Tour $50 per person
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Garden District Gems  $60 per person

To register for tours and seminars go online or onsite at the Morial Convention Center, Lobby A.

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