COA | CORS | CORA Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

2024 Annual Meeting – Halifax Convention Centre – June 12-15

The COA|CORS|CORA Annual Meeting is the Association’s premiere event offering educational and networking opportunities in one of Canada’s finest cities.

Both the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society (CORS) and the Canadian Orthopaedic Residents’ Association (CORA) hold their respective Annual Meetings each year in conjunction with the COA event. Triple your opportunities to share best practices and learn from experts and thought leaders in all areas of orthopaedics.

Chaired by Dr. Glen Richardson (Dalhousie University), the 2024 Annual Meeting program features comprehensive education across all of the orthopaedic subspecialties and showcases the best in research, innovation and critical issues.  Visit the various Annual Meeting web pages to learn more about this year’s program, social events, industry engagement opportunities, hotel options and more!

Discover Halifax

Extending your stay?  Travelling with family?  Looking for the best restaurants, cultural experiences, outdoor activities and tour options?

Discover Halifax is pleased to welcome COA delegates to the region by offering a variety of tours and activities that will give you the best access to all things Halifax.  Get to know our beautiful host city by visiting their special COA microsite for pre- and post-conference tours, nightlife options, family activities and more.

Last Minute Plans? Representatives from Discover Halifax will be on site at the Annual Meeting to assist you with any tour or destination recommendations.  Look for their experts near the Annual Meeting registration desk during the times below:

  • Wednesday June 12 – 13:00-17:00
  • Thursday June 13 – 9:00-15:30

Child Care Options

Atlantic Babysitters Club (ABC) is offering child care services during the Annual Meeting from Thursday to Saturday.  Daily services are available for all ages and include planned activities, outings and lunch, with drop off/pick up at a designated meeting room in one of the Annual Meeting hotels.  ABC can also offer private evening services outside of the conference hours.

Learn more about the options available, as well as pricing and inclusions by contacting ABC directly.  All inquires and reservations must be made with Atlantic Babysitters Club and not with the COA.

Deadline for reservations: May 31

Liability Waiver
The Canadian Orthopaedics Association and its affiliated subspecialty societies are entirely independent of the Atlantic Babysitters Club and cannot be held liable for any actions or oversights of childcare providers or services facilitated by the Atlantic Babysitters Club. The Canadian Orthopaedics Association and its affiliated subspecialty societies shall not be held accountable for any personal injuries, property damages, or adverse outcomes that may arise. Childcare providers enlisted by the Atlantic Babysitters Club may operate as either subcontractors or employees of the organization. The Atlantic Babysitters Club meticulously vets all childcare providers through comprehensive interviews, reference checks, background screenings, and CPR-C certifications. The Atlantic Babysitters Club disclaims responsibility for any actions or oversights of the childcare providers it engages or services it delivers. Consequently, the Atlantic Babysitters Club, along with its subcontractors and employees, is released from any liability stemming from personal injuries or property damages incurred while children are under the care of a childcare provider arranged by the Atlantic Babysitters Club, and all associated claims shall be waived.

Future Meetings

80th COA/CORS/CORA Annual Meeting
June 11-14, 2025
Vancouver, British Columbia

2024 Sponsors

The COA and its affiliate societies would like to acknowledge the ongoing support and collaboration received through our industry partners.

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