Attendee Registration

Registration is now open for the most highly anticipated and innovative orthopaedic event of the year! Reserve your space now and get ready to immerse yourself in four powerful days of EDUCATION, INNOVATION and COLLABORATION at AAOS 2021! View the Health & Safety Resources and learn what AAOS is doing to protect your safety and peace of mind. 

Registration Rates

The Annual Meeting Registration Rates document provides a complete overview of member and non-member categories and associated registration rates as well as course, educational tracks, and specialty society session rates.

Member and Non-Member Orthopaedic Professionals

Individuals in this category include members or returning non-member physicians, international medical attendees, U.S. allied health, U.S. orthopaedic practice staff, career center participants, residents/resident coordinators. 

Non-Member & Non-Allied Health Professionals

Individuals such as researchers/PhD, scientists, CEO, COO, director level titles, legal counsel, purchasers, and marketers working in the field of orthopaedics. Please note that Academy approval is required for individuals registering in this category.

Non-Member First Time Attendees

If you are not an active member of the AAOS approval is required prior to registration. 

Industry Non-Exhibitor Attendees

If you are a representative from a non-exhibiting commercial company AAOS approval is required prior to registration.

Important Dates

June 4, 2021
Early Bird Registration Deadline 

July 23, 2021
Advance Registration Deadline

July 23, 2021
Registration Cancellation Deadline

July 23, 2021
Industry Non-Exhibitor Registration Deadline

August 19, 2021
Industry Non-Exhibitor Online Registration Deadline

August 30, 2021 at 2:00 PM
On-Site Registration Opens

Registration Alert!

Convention Data Service (CDS) is the official registration provider of the AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, August 31 – September 3. It is possible that you may receive phone calls, emails, or see websites from unaffiliated organizations and individuals who claim to be acting on behalf of AAOS.

AAOS does not recommend that you do business with them or provide them with your contact or payment information or other personal details. If you choose to do so, you solely assume the risk.

Neither AAOS nor CDS can verify the authenticity of such companies or their representations and will not be able to provide a resolution to issues related to such registrations.

If you question the authenticity of an individual, group or website, please contact AAOS at meeting@aaos.org