Welcome to IFFAS Online!


The IFFAS is an organization that grew out of increased collaboration among international orthopaedic foot and ankle societies around the world. It is a federation of regional federations of foot and ankle organizations, whose members are orthopaedic surgeons specializing in medical and surgical care of the foot and ankle.


  6th ​​​​​​Triennial IFFAS Scientific Meeting



Join Orthopaedic Colleagues
and Friends from Around the World

New Dates!

September 29-30, 2017
Lisbon, Portugal


Also plan to attend
EFAS Advanced Symposium

Thursday, September 28, 2017





 The meeting will be accredited for continuing medical education (CME) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). The number of credits for the program has not yet been confirmed.

After the meeting US physicians will be able to convert EACCME credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.


Submission Deadline:  February 28, 2017

Acceptance Notification: 
April 5, 2017


Online Registration 
Is Open!

Click here to register and reserve
your housing online.​

Save up to 20% on travel with the Star Alliance Network. Book your flight through this link to receive exclusive discounts for IFFAS 2017 attendees. This special airline discount offer ends July 31, 2017.


Awards for Best Papers 

The best papers presented at the meeting will be recognized with the organization's prestigious awards: 

IFFAS Takakura Prize 
for the best clinical paper 

IFFAS President's Prize
for the best research paper

for the best poster


Scientific Committee

Martinus Richter, MD, PhD,
Vice President/Program Chair (Germany)

Marino Delmi, MD (Switzerland)

Mark Easley, MD (USA)

Mark Glazebrook, MD, MSc, PhD (Canada)

André Gomes​, MD (Portugal)

Gabriel Khazen, MD (Venezuela)

Caio Nery, MD (Brazil)

James A. Nunley, II, MD (USA)

Murray Penner, MD (Canada)

Yashuito Tanaka, MD, PhD (Japan)

Henry Yip, MD (Hong Kong) 

Symposia Committee

Charles Saltzman, MD, President (USA)
Jin Woo Lee, MD (Korea)
Woo-Chun Lee, MD (Korea)
Alberto Macklin Vadell, MD (Argentina)
Cristian Ortiz, MD (Chile)

Isabel Rosa (Portugal)

Bruce Sangeorzan, MD (USA)
Antonio Viladot, MD (Spain)​
Symposia Topics

Joint Preserving
Measures for the Ankle
Plantar Plate Repair
Ankle Fusion or TAR
Sports Arthroscopy
Cartilage Repair
and more!
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