Meeting Registration

AAOS 2018 National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC)
June 6-9, 2018

Meeting Information

2018 NOLC Agenda Book (16,949 KB. Login Required)

Please Note:

  • You must have a current disclosure (as of October 1, 2017) before you can register or attend the NOLC.
  • The per diem for June 6-9, 2018 is $75 for those who will be reimbursed by the AAOS.

Current Disclosures

——Current disclosures are mandatory for NOLC participation, as well as for any type of expense reimbursement generated from the meeting.

——If your disclosure was updated on or after October 1, 2017, the system will take you directly to the NOLC registration page.

——If your disclosure is dated September 30, 2017 or earlier, you must update your disclosure before you are able to register.  When clicking on the  “Register Now” link below, you will be prompted to enter your user id and password.  You will then be directed to update your disclosure.  After updating your disclosure, the system will take you directly to the NOLC registration page. 

  • Registration
    There are two options when registering for the NOLC:

NOLC Full Meeting Registration:

Includes Hill Visit Training webinars (prior to NOLC), all Advocacy Track events, all meeting events, group meals, and educational sessions from 5:00 pm Wednesday, June 6 through 12:00 pm Saturday, June 9.  See meeting agenda for full schedule.  CME credit will be offered.  BOC and BOS representatives are required to select the full meeting.

Advocacy Track Registration:

Includes participation in Hill Visit Training webinars (prior to NOLC); Wednesday, June 6 events: Hill Visit Training from 5:00-6:00 pm, Welcome Reception from 6:30-8:00 pm; Thursday, June 7 events: Breakfast from 6:30-8:30 am, Capitol Hill Visits, use of AAOS Shuttle between the hotel, Capitol Hill and the AAOS Office, and the Capitol Hill Debriefing session from 5:30-6:30 pm. This registration option does not include the Thursday, June 7 NOLC Dinner, group meal functions, or educational symposia on Friday and Saturday.  No CME credit is offered.

Please select only one of the above two registration options.
Space is limited for this meeting, and it may sell-out.

Hill Visit Training Webinars
In preparation for the NOLC Advocacy Day on June 7, we will host the 2018 NOLC Advocacy Webinar Series all starting at 8:15 pm EST. The webinars will help NOLC attendees learn more about the ins and outs of lobbying members of Congress and advocating on Capitol Hill. 

2018 NOLC Advocacy Day: Hill Training Webinar for Rookies and Beginner Advocates Presentation

2018 NOLC Advocacy Day: Hill Training Webinar for Intermediate Advocates Presentation

2018 NOLC Advocacy Day: Hill Training Webinar for Seasoned Advocates

Optional Session: 
You may also register for Media Training
From Insights to Sound Bites: Your Orthopaedic Expertise and the News Media
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the JW Marriott, Washington DC.

Feel more confident and learn to make the most of every media encounter. Participants will gain an understanding of how the news media works and how to develop and communicate your messages. In this fast-paced, interactive session, you’ll learn the keys to a successful interview and the ways to best present your most important information in any discussion, including how to:

  • Create clear and unambiguous key messages and sound bites
  • Take control of an interview
  • Bridge from an irrelevant question to your message
  • Speak clearly and use language that is friendly to your audience
  • Use appropriate gestures and body language
    This session will be limited to 12 attendees.

Please note: If you need to arrive early to attend this session, you are responsible for additional hotel nights and other costs. 


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