Annual Meeting

Policies and Deadlines


Registration Deadlines/Cancellation

AOFAS at Home, MIS Course, and OnDemand Sessions are open to registered meeting attendees only. Virtual access details will be provided via email to all registered attendees no later than September 9, 2020.  Please ensure your spam filter is set to allow emails from

Registrations received after September 9, 2020, will receive access details within 24 hours of registration. 

The deadline to register is March 7, 2021. Access to the AOFAS at Home OnDemand program will close March 31, 2021. 

If you do not receive access instructions within the allotted timeframes listed above, please contact for assistance. AOFAS is not responsible for any loss or damages, including incremental or consequential damages, arising out of an individual’s failure to ensure his or her registration is confirmed by AOFAS.

No refunds will be issued for AOFAS at Home, MIS Course, or the bundle of both programs. Any request for an exception to this policy must be requested in writing and approved by the AOFAS Executive Director.

Meeting Policies


AOFAS reserves the right to cancel the Virtual AOFAS at Home Meeting at any time. In the event the Virtual AOFAS at Home Meeting is entirely or partially canceled or postponed other than due to a Force Majeure, Attendee’s sole and exclusive remedy with respect to any damages, including incremental and consequential damages, sustained by Attendee as a result of such non-occurrence or postponement shall be a refund by AOFAS of registration fees paid by Attendee as of the date of such cancellation. 

Attendee acknowledges and agrees that AOFAS's performance under this Agreement is subject to and shall be excused due to one or more Force Majeure events (as defined herein) directly or indirectly impacting AOFAS or the Virtual AOFAS at Home Meeting. A Force Majeure is defined as a circumstance or occurrence beyond the parties’ control which makes it inadvisable, illegal, commercially impracticable, or impossible for the Annual Meeting to take place as planned, including, without limitation: (i) acts of God, (ii) disasters (including, but not limited to, fire, flood, severe weather, and earthquake), (iii) war, (iv) civil disorder, (v) suspected or actual terrorism in or near the borders of the continental United States, (vi) government regulation (including, but not limited to, declared states of emergency), (vii) national or international public health authorities’ (including, without limitation, the Centers for Disease Control or the World Health Organization) declaration of public health emergencies, communicable disease, epidemic or pandemic advisories or alerts, (viii) strikes or work stoppages, (ix) curtailment of transportation services (including, without limitation, travel bans and advisories), (x) public or private policies which restrict or prohibit participants of the Virtual AOFAS at Home Meeting from traveling to or attending the Virtual AOFAS at Home Meeting. AOFAS shall promptly provide notice (which may be sent via email to the address on the registration form) of a cancellation due to the existence of one or more Force Majeure events, and Attendee agrees that AOFAS shall have no liability whatsoever to Attendee as a result of such cancellation or AOFAS’s partial or non-performance due to such Force Majeure.



Your registration includes access to recordings from the Live Program, OnDemand Sessions, Posters, and the Virtual Exhibit Hall through March 31, 2021.