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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

Program and Registration
available April 2017

Hosted by the
European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS)​

Also plan to attend
EFAS Advanced Symposium

Thursday, September 28, 2017


'Discover Lisbon'


Opened:  October 1, 2016

Closes:  February 28, 2017

Acceptance Notification:
April 5, 2017


Click here for the IFFAS Abstract Submission site

Click here to view a Program Overview and information on travel to Lisbon

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)

Gabriel Khazen, MD (Venezuela)

Caio Nery, MD (Brazil)

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

Plantar Plate Repair
Ankle Joint Preserving
Ankle Fusion or TARS
Sports - Arthroscopy
Diabetes - Charcot
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