Click the above video to watch a special welcome message from Michael and Richard

Michael Gillespie

Michael Gillespie
AOA President

Richard Page

Richard Page
AOA Scientific Secretary


We are excited to welcome you to the 81st Australian Orthopaedic Association Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting.

  • When: Monday 8 – Wednesday 10 November 2021 (AEDT)
  • Where: Virtual (online)

The theme of the virtual ASM is ‘Per ardua ad astra’ - 'through adversity to the stars' and the program will feature plenaries and four concurrent scientific sessions.
AOA Presidential Guest Speakers
  • The Hon. Greg Hunt - The Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care

  • Josephine Sukkar AM - Chair, Sport Australia

  • Peter Collignon AM - Professor, Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist, ANU

  • Glenn Keys AO - Founder and Executive Chair, Aspen Medical
The meeting will be delivered via a sophisticated virtual platform that will provide a virtual exhibition, library and networking lounge.

The annual AOA Annual Scientific Meeting is one of the most important orthopaedic educational meetings in the calendar year for the Australian and international orthopaedic communities to attend.

We look forward to delivering an exceptional world-class virtual event to our members and delegates.

Stay safe and well and we hope to see you online in November.