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Sands Expo

Meeting Location:

Venetian / Sands Expo      
201 Sands Avenue 
Las Vegas, Nevada 89169  

  Meeting Dates: 

  Tuesday, March 12 - Saturday, March 16, 2019

  Exhibit Dates:

  Wednesday, March 13 - Friday, March 15, 2019

  Specialty Day:

  Saturday, March 16, 2019

Registration Information

Member Registration Opens Available Now!
Non-Member Registration Opens Available Now!
Early Bird Registration Deadline December 14, 2018
Advance Registration Deadline January 31, 2019
Industry Non-Exhibitor Registration Deadline January 31, 2019
Cancellation Deadline January 31, 2019
Onsite Registration  March 11, (2:00 PM) - March 16, 2019

Exhibitor Information

Exhibit Space Applications Available Available Now!

Housing Information

Las Vegas Housing Available Now!
International Group Housing Available Now!
Housing Deadline February 12, 2019

Meeting Objectives


Global Objectives

  • Develop and refine a perspective on the broad range of orthopaedic knowledge, care and surgical practice.
  • Expand and integrate an understanding of the scientific and clinical tenets of orthopaedic surgery to better prevent and treat musculoskeletal disease.
  • Develop an understanding of economic and practice management challenges that can lead to strategies that protect continued access to care for patients and viability of the profession.
  • Provide a forum to strengthen professional relationships and develop networks that lead to better patient care, individual surgeon career satisfaction, and a more robust profession as a whole. 

Instructional Objectives 

  •  To facilitate a personalized educational experience through a comprehensive offering of instructional courses, symposia, and scientific presentations.
  • Support a forum for discussion of current issues in orthopaedics including patient safety, advocacy, practice management, technology, and culturally competent care.
  • Offer complementing formats to facilitate career-long education that meets the expectations and requirements of patients, colleagues and Maintenance of Certification.
  • To provide a forum for the presentation of basic and clinical research with current as well as future potential applications in the management of patients with musculoskeletal disease or injury. 

Learner Objectives 

  • Synthesize a basis for the practice of delivering evidence based, cost effective orthopaedic care, both patient centered and population based.
  • Integrate current basic science, translational research, and state-of- the art procedures and technology into clinical practice.
  • Become more informed and involved in advocacy issues related to orthopaedics.
  • To provide a forum for resident education on current clinical practice, relevant basic science, practice management, and advocacy issues in preparation for careers as competent and ethical orthopaedic surgeons.