The 2020
Annual Meeting

Join us from June 3-6, 2020
in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia

General Info

Celebrate the COA’s 75th Anniversary in Halifax, Nova Scotia from June 3-6!

The 2020 COA/CORS/CORA Annual Meetings will take place at the Halifax Convention Centre.

We’re Ready for Halifax!

Registration is Now Open for the 2020 Annual Meeting

Early-Bird Pricing: Discounted or free registration until April 24!

Registration is now open for the COA, CORS and CORA 2020 Annual Meeting in Halifax from June 3-6.  Take advantage of the pre-registration free or reduced rates and register before April 24.


Countdown to the 2020 Annual Meeting


Schedule Outline

Wednesday, June 3CORA Annual Meeting, COA and Affiliate Committee Meetings, Opening Ceremonies, and President’s Welcome Reception
Thursday, June 4CORS Annual Meeting, COA Annual Meeting Day 1, Past Presidents’ Dinner
Friday, June 5COA Annual Meeting Day 2, COA Gala
Saturday, June 6COA Subspecialty FULL day, Meeting ends at approximately 16:00

What to Expect:

  • Comprehensive education pertinent to every career stage, transition and practice setting
  • Hands-on wet labs for arthroscopy, foot & ankle, and hand & wrist procedures
  • Collaborative sessions bridging the gap between subspecialties
  • Inspirational lecturers sharing valuable lessons learned through experience, perseverance, and innovative thinking
  • Additional networking opportunities and extra time to catch up with colleagues and peers
  • Subspecialty representation throughout the entire program and specialty day
  • East coast hospitality (and a lobster dinner!)

Featured Subspecialty

We will be shining the spotlight on a different subspecialty at each year’s Annual Meeting and look forward to featuring orthopaedic oncology and the Canadian Orthopaedic Oncology Society (CANOOS) at the 2020 event.

Highlighted posters and papers, cutting-edge symposia, ICLs, international faculty, guest speakers, research discussions, combined sessions, and a full specialty day will be featured in the 2020 program.