Frequently Asked Questions - Registration

Registration FAQs

When and where is the Annual Meeting?

How do I register?

How do I register my Group for the meeting?

When is Specialty Day?

When does registration open?

What are the registration and course rates for the meeting?

Where do I go to check-in to the meeting and get my badge?

What is the meeting refund policy?

What is the cancellation policy?

How many CME credits are available for the meeting?

What do I need to do if I am attending the meeting for the first time?

Can family members attend the meeting?

Where can I find housing information for the meeting?

What is the Gold Registration Package?

Future Annual Meetings

How can I get a letter of invitation from AAOS for visa purposes?

How can I get ADA assistance?

What else do I need to do to plan my Annual Meeting experience?

 

When and where is the Annual Meeting?

Meeting Dates:       
Tuesday, March 7 – Saturday, March 11

Exhibit Dates:         
Wednesday, March 8 – Friday, March 10

Specialty Society Program:         
Tuesday, March 7 and Saturday, March 11

Venetian Convention & Expo Center
201 Sands Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada 89169

How do I register?
Member/Returning Non-Member can register online beginning November 9, 2022. You will need your Member ID and password to login. Please email customerservice@aaos.org if you have forgotten your login information.

If this is the first time you'll be attending the AAOS Annual Meeting, you must request approval to attend. Please complete the Request Approval form. Once completed, you will be contacted within 2-3 business days if you have been approved or if more information is needed. Once approved, you will receive registration login information and additional meeting details.

How do I register my Group for the meeting?
A group registration page will be available for the meeting beginning November 9, 2022. The key contact person for the group will be required to have login information to manage all the registrants in the group. Go to www.aaos.org/register, click on the “Member and Non-member- Register Now” button, then the Group Registration button. Follow the instructions to continue.

When is Specialty Day?
Specialty Society Programs will be held on Tuesday, March 7 and Saturday, March 11. Details will follow.

When does registration open?
Member and Non-Member Registration opens November 9, 2022.

What are the registration and course rates for the meeting?
TBD

Where do I go to check-in to the meeting and get my badge?
TBD

What is the meeting refund policy?

  1. Registration refund deadline: January 27, 2023.
  2. Please submit your written requests for refunds (registration, courses, and/or specialty society programs) to AAOSMeeting@xpressreg.net. (link will be live in November)
  3. After this date, no refunds are available.

What is the meeting cancellation policy?

  1. Registration change or cancellation deadline: January 27, 2023.
  2. To cancel your registration, selected courses, specialty society programs, please submit your written request to AAOSMeeting@xpressreg.net. (link will be live in November)
  3. After this date, course exchanges or additions need to be done on-site and are charged the on-site course fee.

How many CME credits are available for the meeting?
TBD

CME Certificate of Attendance Kiosks:
While you are at the meeting, print your CME Certificate of Attendance for the AAOS and participating Specialty Societies.

AAOS CME Transcript:
The transcript system is an honor system. You will be able to log your CME credits into your transcripts approximately 2 weeks after the meeting. Physicians should claim only the number of credits for the learning activities at the Annual Meeting in which they actively participated.

What do I need to do if I am attending the meeting for the first time?
If this is the first time attending the AAOS Annual Meeting, you must request approval to attend. Please complete the Request Approval form. Once completed, you will be contacted within 2-3 business days if you have been approved or if more information is needed. Once approved, you will receive registration login information and additional meeting details.

Can family members attend the meeting?
AAOS members receive one complimentary family badge that may be used by a spouse, significant other, or immediate family member (not an active medical professional). You may pre-register a family member during online registration or on-site. All Family Badge recipients must be accompanied by the registered AAOS member and present an ID to receive a family badge. Family Badge attendees 16 years and older have access to the following:
           o Academy Hall
           o Industry Exhibits
           o Your Academy/Guest Speaker

Family Badge attendees under 16 have access to Academy Hall, providing they are not disruptive to surrounding activities.

Please note: Family Badge attendees will not have access to any educational sessions or events.

Where can I find housing information for the meeting?
The AAOS official housing vendor is onPeak, and IGD for international attendees and groups. Access travel/housing details.

What is the Gold Registration Package?
The Gold Registration Package adds the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting OnDemand product to your meeting registration at a discounted rate. Annual Meeting OnDemand is an online library with hundreds of hours of educational content from the 2023 meeting. Revisit sessions you attended and participate in those you missed anytime, anywhere. Plus, earn up to 100 CME credits. Content will not be live streamed during the meeting.

Future Annual Meetings
Discover Future Annual Meeting dates and locations.

How can I get a letter of invitation from AAOS for visa purposes?
International attendees that require visas to travel to the United States can request invitation letters from AAOS. These letters do not guarantee that visas will be approved but can be presented with your visa application process and may be required by the U.S. consulate in some countries. Submit your request for the official AAOS Invitation Letter.

How can I get ADA assistance?
AAOS will consider the requests of persons with disabilities for reasonable modifications of policies, practices and procedures or for auxiliary aids and services where necessary to provide access to AAOS facilities, events, services and products. AAOS encourages that such requests be made as soon as possible to enhance AAOS’s ability to accommodate the requests. All ADA requests for the AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting should be submitted by TBD.

What else do I need to do to plan my Annual Meeting experience?
Visit our Plan Your Experience page to learn more details about the 2023 Annual Meeting.