Browse posters in OrthoLive and also explore ePoster stations, where you can access interactive video presentations of research.


Published 2/12/2024

Dynamic Destination: OrthoLive Is Designed to Elevate Attendees’ Learning and Networking Journeys

In the fast-evolving world of orthopaedics, staying at the forefront of innovation, education, and networking is key. Enter OrthoLive, a dynamic destination designed to elevate your AAOS 2024 learning and networking journeys. Formerly known as “Academy Hall,” OrthoLive is a reimagined area of the Annual Meeting that fuses groundbreaking technology, expertise, and career-advancing opportunities at AAOS 2024.

Positioned as the gateway to revolutionary learning, industry insights, and career-defining connections, OrthoLive invites you to step into the future of orthopaedics. The hub is strategically located inside the West Hall on Level 1 of the Moscone Center, West Building, making it easily accessible for all participants.

Educational resources
OrthoLive boasts an array of educational offerings that cater to a diverse range of interests and professional needs. The OrthoDome® video theater offers a front-row seat to cutting-edge surgical techniques presented in high-definition 4K resolution, providing an immersive learning experience like never before.

The Engagement Theater hosts expert-led discussions, while the TechTalks Stage brings you the latest in orthopaedic technology, keeping you abreast of technological advancements shaping the field. The Posters and ePosters Tours highlight research from the forefront of orthopaedic innovation.

Spend some time in the Orthopaedic Video Theater (OVT) to view the vast and growing collection of high-quality surgical videos. OVT includes dynamic orthopaedic videos from diverse perspectives—including from globally renowned experts, leading institutions, and industry, as well as user-submitted videos—adding increased variety to your learning. OVT’s enhanced video collection is a free benefit of AAOS membership.

For those craving hands-on experience, Bioskills Workshops offer a unique opportunity for practical learning. They offer a chance to apply theoretical knowledge in a real-world setting, fostering a deeper understanding of orthopaedic practices.

When planning your 2024 Annual Meeting educational experience, please note that several OrthoLive offerings, including OrthoDome, Engagement Theater, and TechTalks, are non-CME sessions.

OrthoLive’s unique offerings
OrthoLive not only provides cutting-edge educational opportunities but also is home to valuable offerings from the Academy. The Career Center within OrthoLive features resources for individuals seeking their next opportunity or organizations in search of qualified candidates. Additionally, a headshot photo booth, back by popular demand, allows attendees to enhance their professional profiles.

Booths representing the Orthopaedic Learning Center and the Political Action Committee of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (also known as OrthoPAC) add another layer to the OrthoLive experience. These areas provide a comprehensive view of the various facets of the orthopaedic field, connecting attendees with essential resources and industry influencers.

OrthoPitch: a technological showcase
In a move toward embracing technological advancements, OrthoLive
introduces OrthoPitch—a brand-new technology competition presented in partnership with MACRA. This event culminates in a pitch match of finalists from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, providing a platform for innovative minds to shine and contribute to the future of orthopaedics.

Finding your way to OrthoLive
OrthoLive is located in West Hall on Level 1 of the Moscone Center, West Building. The building is a short walk from Moscone North and South, strategically located for easy access.

OrthoLive is open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees can customize their experience by checking the Annual Meeting Mobile App and adding individual educational activities and presentations to their meeting agenda. To find activities taking place in OrthoLive, filter the meeting schedule by Top Filter and select “OrthoLive.”