Welcome to the 2016 Annual Meeting


The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is proud to host the 2016 Annual Meeting — the world’s largest meeting of orthopaedic surgeons, researchers and allied health professionals — at the Orange County Convention Center, West Building, Orlando, Florida, March 1 – 5.

Our 2016 media program offers the latest information on orthopaedic treatments, advancements and research breakthroughs.  

Just click on the tabs in this press kit:


  • Can’t make a session in person? Visit the AAOS 2016 Live from Orlando webcast.
  • Search for patient stories by condition or injury at ANationinMotion.org.
  • On a smartphone? Find everything you need to know with our My AAOS Mobile Meeting Guide (logins, passwords for the live webcast and My AAOS available in the AAOS Press Room in Orlando)
  • Final Meeting Program

Press Room

  • Room W222A at the Orange County Convention Center, West Building, Orlando, Florida.
  • Phone Numbers : (407)685-5425/5426/5427  


  • Tuesday, March 1 through Friday, March 4 — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 5 — 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


AAOS will provide registered media with:

  • Complimentary breakfast and lunch on Tuesday, March 1 through Friday, March 4.
  • Coffee, tea, and pastries on Saturday, March 5.
  • Limited wireless Internet access inside the Press Room.

Social Media

  • Follow the Academy on Twitter @AAOS1
  • Join the AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting conversation @AAOSannual or  #aaos2016

Special Event: Live Shot and Photo Opportunities

ImageConstructing a Safe and Accessible Playground is all in ONE Day’s Work
Over the course of seven short hours, the AAOS and volunteers will construct a Safe and Accessible Playground at Central Avenue Elementary School, 500 W. Columbia Ave., Kissimmee, Florida, on Tuesday, March 1. Read more.

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(407) 685-5425, (407) 685-5426 or
(407) 685-5427

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