August 1995 AAOS Report

Annual Meeting registration packets to be sent in October

Registration packets including housing forms for the Academy's 63rd Annual Meeting, Feb. 22-26, 1996 in Atlanta, will be mailed in mid-October. The 1996 Annual Meeting will feature 549 scientific papers, 12 symposia, 87 scientific exhibits, 375 poster exhibits, and 385 technical exhibits. The Annual Meeting will continue to offer educational activities such as the Multimedia Education Theater and the Orthopaedic Review Course on Friday, Feb. 23. This year, the Annual Meeting's Opening Ceremony will be held later than in the past - from 4-5:30 p.m. - on Thursday, Feb. 22. Presentation of the Kappa Delta Awards, the Steindler Lecture, and the Academy and Orthopaedic Research Society Symposium will be held prior to the Opening Ceremony, starting at 1 p.m. on Feb. 22. Academy fellows are encouraged to attend the two sessions of the annual Business Meeting. The first session will be held Friday, Feb. 23 at 11:30 a.m. and the second session on Monday, Feb. 26 at 12:15 p.m. Academy members can receive information on the Annual Meeting by contacting the fax-on-demand system at (800) 999-2939 and requesting document 2001. Information also can be obtained on the Annual Meeting by accessing the Academy's on-line system. The Academy's home page address is Agendas for the two sessions of the annual Business Meetings are available. The city of Atlanta also has set up two separate Web sites that can be accessed from the Academy's home page for fellows to learn more about activities in the city. In mid-October, the Annual Meeting's preliminary program will be available on the home page.

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