Attendee Registration

As you know the Academy Board of Directors made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Annual Meeting scheduled for March 24-28, 2020 at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center.

AAOS has issued a refund for your 2020 Annual Meeting registration, On Demand product, ICL tickets, and Specialty Day fees*. Click here to access the registration resource center to print a receipt for your records.

*Please Note: Specialty Day Registration Refunds
AOSSM/AANA will be contacting you regarding your Specialty Day registration
AOFAS will be issuing a refund for your Specialty Day registration

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Virtual Education, Events & Exhibits

We’re bringing the Annual Meeting to you.

Despite the cancelled event, the AAOS remains committed to bringing world-class education to the entire orthopaedic community. We invite you to the Annual Meeting Virtual Experience. Content is updated regularly.

AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting

We’re setting the stage for AAOS 2021 in San Diego, California, March 9 - 13 and it’s shaping up to be five days of powerful education, innovation, and collaboration. Join your colleagues and elevate your knowledge of the most current orthopaedic science, research, and clinical practice spanning all specialties – all at one time, all in one place.


San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, California 92101

Important Dates

  • Member Registration Opens:                      November 2020
  • Non-Member Registration Opens:              November 2020
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline:                December 2020
  • Advance Registration Deadline:                  January 29, 2021
  • Registration Cancellation Deadline:            January 29, 2021

2021 Housing

San Diego hotel reservations are now being accepted so you can plan ahead. Click here to book your hotel.

Registration Alert!

You may receive phone calls or emails or see websites from groups offering to arrange your registration for the AAOS 2021 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, March 9-13.

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 rick. AAOS 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