Arthroplasty (CAS)

COA 2022 Annual Meeting

The COA Annual Meeting is the Association’s premiere event offering educational and networking opportunities in one of Canada’s finest cities. Mark your calendars for the upcoming in-person 2022 COA, CORS, and CORA Annual Meeting. This year’s event will be held in Québec city at the Convention Center from June 8-11th. Register now! See some important program highlights below.


All posters will be available virtually throughout the meeting. Please check out the Hip and Knee Posters and click on Discussion to leave comments.

Wednesday June 8

10:25-16:10: Quebec Orthopaedic Association sessions (includes hip preservation topics). Thank you to CAS member Dr. Pascale Thibaudeau for her contributions to this program

17:15-18:15 Opening Ceremonies
18:15-20:15 Welcome Reception – drinks and snacks with colleagues in the exhibit ball

Thursday June 9

08:00-09:30 Paper Sessions: Adult Recon Hip 1 and Adult Recon Knee 1
08:00 – 18:30 – General COA programming includes a little something for everyone – paper sessions, symposia, case-based roundtable sessions, and more. View the program here.

Friday June 10

08:00-09:30 Paper Sessions: Adult Recon Hip 2
13:00-15:00 Your COA : Business Meeting, Strategic and New Programs Update, and Transfer of Office (inauguration of Laurie Hiemstra)
16:00-17:45 2022 Meeting Highlights Paper Session – See the top papers in each subspecialty
19:00-23:00 COA Gala – purchase your tickets through the online registration (limited tickets available on site)

Saturday June 11 – Subspecialty Day 

08:00-09:30 Paper Session: Adult Reconstruction Hip 3
09:45-11:15 Hot Topics in Arthroplasty Debates
11:30-12:30 Use of Cement in Hip Arthroplasty
13:30-15:00 Case-Based Tips and Tricks in Arthroplasty, followed by an update from the CJRR
15:15-16:45 Paper Session: Adult Reconstruction Knee 2

For speaker guidelines, registration, and all the meeting details, visit the Annual Meeting website

Past Meetings

The 10th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Arthroplasty Society (CAS) took place over 4 weeks every Thursday evening starting on November 18, 2021. The sessions were recorded and edited for clarity before being made available to registrants. Below is a quick overview of the program that was delivered during the virtual meeting. To see the full program details, please click here.

  1. Thursday, November 18 at 8PM-9PM Eastern – Outpatient Arthroplasty Symposium, including Invited Speaker Dr. Craig Della Valle

    • Moderated by Dr. Jamie Howard
    • Guest Lecture: “Outpatient Hip and Knee Arthroplasty” – Dr. Craig Della Valle
    • “Outpatient arthroplasty in a Canadian Context: Implementation, Economics and Outcomes” – Dr. Brent Lanting
    • “A Canadian consensus pathway to help you implementing ERAS-outpatient THA/TKA in your practice” – Dr. Pascal-André Vendittoli
    • Discussion / Q&A
  2. Thursday, November 25 at 8:00-9:30PM Eastern Time – Paper Session
    • Moderated by Dr. Keegan Au and Dr. Jason Werle
  3. Thursday, December 2 at 8:00-8:30PM Eastern Time – Paper Session
    • Moderated by Dr. Glen Richardson
  4. Thursday, December 2 at 8:40-9:40PM Eastern Time – CJRR Update & Research Meeting
    • CJRR Update by Dr. Eric Bohm, University of Manitoba
    • Research Meeting chaired by Dr. Gavin Wood, Queen’s University
  5. Thursday, December 9 at 8:00-8:45PM Eastern Time – Paper Session
    • Moderated by Dr. Michael Neufeld
  6. Thursday, December 9 at 8:55-9:40PM Eastern Time – Business Meeting

The 2021 COA Annual Meeting was held virtually from June 15-19, 2021. The conference was delivered over 4 evenings  and 1 day of online education, including subspecialty programming, CORA and CORS sessions, presentation and networking opportunities. The hip and knee / arthroplasty programming included 3 paper sessions, 2 symposia, and 1 Guest Lecturer, Dr. Javad Parvizi. Their most popular session was the COA Symposium: Arthroplasty – Investigation and Management of the Painful Total Knee. You can consult their complete program below:

Thursday, June 17

  • COA Paper Session: Hip
  • COA Symposium: Arthroplasty – Investigation and Management of the Painful Total Knee
  • COA Paper Session: Hip and Knee

Friday, June 18

  • COA Paper Session: Knee
  • COA Symposium: Arthroplasty Keynote Speaker – Investigation and Treatment of PJI in 2021
    • CAS Keynote Speaker:
      • Prosthetic Joint Infection: An Update – Javad Parvizi, Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

        Javad Parvizi, MBChB, FRCS, MS
        Vice Chairman for Research
        Dept. of Orthopedics
        Thomas Jefferson University

The Canadian Arthroplasty Society (CAS) hosted their 9th CAS Annual Meeting virtually this year, every Wednesday at 8PM Eastern for 4 weeks from November 18th to December 9th. Attendance was at an all-time high. All those who registered to the virtual meeting will have access to the recordings.

Below is a quick overview of the program that was delivered during the virtual meeting. To see the full program details, please click here.

  1. Wednesday, November 18 at 8PM-10PM Eastern – Opening Session, including Invited Speaker Dr. Allan Gross

    • Keynote Speaker Talk: “Acetabular Reconstruction in Arthroplasty” by Allan E Gross, MD, FRCSC, O.Ont. Dr. Gross is a full-time orthopaedic surgeon in the Division of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai Hospital and a Full Professor of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. See below for Dr. Gross’ full biography.
    • CJRR Update, Business & Research Meetings
  2. Wednesday, November 25 at 8PM-9PM Eastern – Total Hip Arthroplasty
    • Moderated by Dr. Gavin Wood
  3. Wednesday, December 2 at 8PM-9PM Eastern – Total Knee Arthroplasty
    • Moderated by Dr. Michael Dunbar
  4. Wednesday, December 9 at 8PM-9:15PM Eastern – Management of PJI

    • Moderated by Dr. James N. Powell