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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 IFFAS ​​​​​​Triennial Scientific Meeting



 Join Orthopaedic Colleagues
and Friends from around the world

September 14-16, 2017

Lisbon, Portugal

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


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Open:  Sept. 15, 2016
Close:  Jan. 15, 2017

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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.

--- IFFAS Award for the Best Poster

 Planning Committees

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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