February 1998 AAOS Report
Update on Annual Meeting events
Remember to attend these important Annual Meeting
- Opening Ceremony, Thursday, March 19, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Academy president Douglas W. Jackson, MD, presides at the
ceremony honoring new fellows. A special video presentation on
Academy activities will be shown. The opening ceremony also features
a parade of flags as international and North American society
presidents are honored. New Orleans entertainer Pete Fountain
- The Resolutions Committee holds its open hearing on
Thursday, March 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., to discuss the resolutions
under consideration at the Annual Meeting. The Bylaws Committee
holds its open hearing on Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to noon,
to receive comments on proposed amendments.
- Open Forum with Academy Leaders, Friday, March 20,
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Academy president Douglas W. Jackson, MD,
will moderate this annual event featuring presentations on Academy
- James D. Heckman, MD, will deliver the first vice presidential
address at the ceremonial meeting on Saturday, March 21, 10:30
to 11:15 a.m.
- Annual Business Meeting, Saturday, March 21, 11:15
a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting's agenda includes elections of officers,
at-large members of the Board of Directors and others; voting
on the recommendations of the Resolutions and Bylaws committees;
and nominations for the 1999 Nominating Committee.