Attendee Registration

AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting

Shifting Meeting Dates

When planning your participation in the AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting, note that the meeting will be Monday through Friday, rather than the traditional Tuesday through Saturday.  

Here are key dates to note when making your plans for San Francisco: 

  • AAOS Annual Meeting educational program: Monday, Feb. 12Thursday, Feb. 15 
  • Exhibit Hall: Tuesday, Feb. 13−Thursday, Feb. 15
  • Specialty Society Programs: Friday, Feb. 16

Meeting Location 

Moscone Center 
747 Howard St. 
San Francisco, CA. 94103 

View the Annual Meeting Registration Rates by category as well as course and specialty society program rates. Your best value: Gold Registration Package.

Member & Returning Non-Member Orthopaedic Professionals

Individuals in this category include all AAOS 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. If you are a medical student non-member, please see instructions immediately below. View additional first time attendee resources.

Non-Member Medical Students

Medical students who wish to register for the meeting must be AAOS Members (it’s free!). 

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 representative from a non-exhibiting commercial company, may attend the meeting under this registration category. Attendees require approval from the Academy.  

Members Get the Best Rates

International Orthopaedic Surgeons and Medical Students can join AAOS through February 2, 2024 as members and save on registration! (Note, Medical Student Membership is required to attend the Annual Meeting... it’s free!) Learn more.

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For More Information

Find quick answers to common questions about Annual Meeting in Frequently Asked Questions or contact our staff team directly at

Registration Alert! 

Convention Data Services (CDS) is the official registration provider of the AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California February 12 - 16. It is possible that you may receive phone calls, emails, or see websites from unaffiliated organizations and individuals who claim to be acting on behalf of AAOS. 

AAOS does not recommend that you do business with them or provide them with your contact or payment information or other personal details. If you choose to do so, you solely assume the risk. 

Neither AAOS nor CDS can verify the authenticity of such companies or their representations and will not be able to provide a resolution to issues related to such registrations. 

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