Attendee Registration

All the latest in orthopaedic technology, science, and research will be presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting – one time in one place. Make the most of this industry-leading educational event to expand your knowledge and strengthen your skills.

The Annual Meeting 2020 Registration Rates document provides a complete overview of member and non-member categories and associated registration rates, as well as course and educational track rates, cancellation policies, and contact information.

Member & 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

To attend the AAOS Annual Meeting as a non-member of the Academy, approval must be requested. Please select Request Now and complete the approval form for Academy review. 

Exhibitor Research & Development Personnel

This category includes exhibiting company personnel attending for educational purposes only and not working in the booth nor engaging in other business activities. Attendees require approval from the Academy.

Industry Non-Exhibitor Attendees

A maximum of two representatives from a non-exhibiting commercial company may attend the meeting under this registration category. Attendees require approval from the Academy.

Important Dates

Advanced Registration Deadline
February 14, 2019

Industry Non-Exhibitor Registration Deadline
February 14, 2019 

Cancellation Deadline
February 14, 2019 

Industry Non-Exhibitor Online Registration Deadline     
March 13, 2020 

On-Site Registration Opens
March 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM 

Registration Alert!

You may receive phone calls or emails or see websites from groups offering to arrange your registration for the AAOS 2020 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, March 24-28. Be advised that Convention Data Services (CDS) is the only registration provider authorized to manage meeting registration on behalf of AAOS.

AAOS does not recommend that you provide any financial or personal information to or conduct business with these unaffiliated groups. If you choose to engage with these groups, you do so at your own risk. AAOS and CDS will be unable to verify the authenticity of these transactions.

If you question the authenticity of an individual, group or website, please contact AAOS at