Call for Abstract

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You're in Luck!
The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to February 15, 2016!

You could be presenting at the upcoming IAOS meeting being held in Ireland's breathtaking County Mayo. April 15-17, 2016

The IAOS Board has extended the submission deadline  for IAOS meeting abstracts to Monday, February 15, 2016! We are currently reviewing the papers that have previously been submitted, but would like to give our members who may still be interested in presenting at this year's IAOS meeting, a few extra weeks to send in their submissions.

Should we choose your paper, you will make your presentation on April 15, 2016  during the IAOS meeting being held in conjunction with the prestigious Mayo Arthroplasty Conference (MAC), one of Ireland's largest orthopaedic meetings.

The conference will take place at the luxurious Knockranny House Hotel & Spa, in the beautiful town of Westport, in County Mayo, Ireland. Be sure to join us as we embrace our Irish heritage during this much anticipated time in charming Ireland.

Send your abstract to

And...Don't Forget! 


Friday, March 4, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.    

The Rosen Centre Hotel

Pool Balcony
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819-8122

IAOS Membership Dues

We encourage our members who have not yet renewed their dues to please go online to to fulfill their latest dues requirements.

In order to attend April's IAOS Meeting in Ireland, you must be a member in good standing with both your 2015 and 2016 dues paid before the annual meeting date, April 15, 2016.

Best Regards,

Eddie McDevitt
President, IAOS

Spouse/Guest Tours

1916 Rebellion Walking Tour

Thursday, August 24, 10:00 am – 12 noon (Meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 9:45 am)

Join Lorcan Collins, author, historian, and podcaster, as he takes you to the relevant battle sites of the Easter Rising of 1916 – one of the most dramatic events in the history of Ireland’s struggle for independence from the British Empire. The executions of the leaders after the Rising awakened a generation to the cause of Irish freedom, resulting in the War of Independence, the formation of the Irish Free State and, as a result, the Irish Civil War.

Price $19


Dublin Food and Fashion Walking Tour

Thursday, August 24th, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (Meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 1:15 pm)

If you love to eat and love to shop, this is the tour for you! Try on diamonds and cashmere scarves, enjoy luscious chocolates and savories made especially for you, smell exotic perfumes, and hear the stories and history behind them all when you visit Dublin boutiques and eateries.

Price $83


Kilkenny Day Tour

Friday, August 25th, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (meet in the Westin Dublin Hotel Lobby at 8:45 pm – returns to Lobby at 5:30 pm)

Travel by private coach to visit the Medieval City of Kilkenny. This city is small and compact enough to explore on foot and is full of fascinating historical buildings and contemporary shops, design galleries, and restaurants. Your Guide will take you on an epic journey of Kilkenny’s past followed by a tour of Kilkenny Castle, one of the most magnificent castle's in Ireland, built by the Normans who arrived in the city during the 12th century. Your tour of Kilkenny City also includes a visit to St. Canice’s Cathedral, Smithwick’s Experience Visitor’s Center (brewers of Smithwick’s Ale for over 300 years), and lunch at the charming Kyteler's Inn.

Price: $160 (minimum of 16 people)