Lounge and Learn sessions are 15 – 30-minute bursts of education scheduled at various times and locations throughout the conference area.
Crowd-Sourcing gives you the control. Using the meeting App, you will get to vote for the topic that interests you.
Learning Labs focus on your personal well-being. Topics may include social media, your health, wellness, and other subjects to improve your personal and professional lives.
Roundtable discussions with specific table topics offer you the opportunity to participate in at least three group discussions to brainstorm, sound off, and share challenges, experiences, and ideas while strengthening ties to your professional community.
New to the 2018 Annual Meeting two hands-on sessions featuring prosthetic casting and scoliosis design led by well-known experts in the profession.
These featured presentations are chosen from all submitted abstracts and focus on clinical findings, research, statistical analysis, and results.
Submitted by your colleagues, these brief presentations may offer clinical solutions, innovative techniques and technology, and current research findings.
Created for students, residents, and new clinicians, this session helps you with resume writing, interviewing skills, and creating a professional network through social media.
Designed to enhance your personal and professional lives, these sessions focus on business, financial management, and current trends in healthcare.
These brief manufacturer presentations spotlight a specific product.
Technical workshops offer a comprehensive look at manufacturer products and services that can be used to improve your practice.
Gather with us to recognize the outstanding accomplishment of O&P leaders, and prepare to be inspired by our keynote speaker, who will transform your outlook on life.
Set the tone for your meeting experience by connecting with friends and colleagues at the kickoff reception in the Exhibit Hall. Explore the exhibits, grab a snack, and gather a group to go out and enjoy all that New Orleans has to offer.
Join the leaders and members of the Academy Scientific Societies for a networking social. Learn how society membership can enhance your clinical practice. Refreshments will be served. This event is open to all Academy members.
Take this opportunity to visit with exhibitors, colleagues, and friends, win prizes, and preview the 2019 Academy Annual Meeting. This brunch will be held in the Exhibit Hall.
Jazz music, Cajun cuisine, rich history, and Mardi Gras celebrations – New Orleans has a vibe you simply can’t ignore. The Academy Annual Meeting spans Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day, so come early and soak in all the Big Easy has to offer. The Academy has limited rooms available at a reduced rate for the three days preceding Mardi Gras. You must act now to secure these rates by calling (888) 421-1442 and referencing the 44th AAOP Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium.
Bring your sweetheart to NOLA and enjoy the city together when your meeting day ends. The Academy can provide a contact for local tours and attractions for your partner to experience.