Annual Meeting

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

Every Year, Three Meetings Under One Roof

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.

78th COA Annual Meeting | 57th CORS Annual Meeting

June 21-24, 2023, Calgary, Alberta

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre


2023 COA/CORS/CORA Call for Abstracts is Now Open!

Submission Deadline: November 27, 23:59 ET

Abstracts will be blindly reviewed based on scientific merit, relevance, proper study protocol, new information, and completeness of the study.

Notifications will be sent out in the New Year. Please email education@canorth.org with any questions.


Call for Symposia or ICL Topics

Submission Deadline: November 27, 23:59 ET

The COA is seeking proposals for symposia or ICLs for the 2023 Annual Meeting in Calgary.

Guidelines:

  • ICLs = Experts present techniques through lectures and case examples.
  • Symposia = Cutting-edge topics discussed by a panel.
  • Each session is 60-90 minutes

Hotel Information

The Annual Meeting is being held at Calgary Telus Convention Centre. The COA Opening Ceremonies and Welcome Reception will be held Wednesday, June 21.

Main blocks:

The Hyatt Regency and the Marriott Hotels, attached to the Convention Centre (one South and one North).

Economical Option:

The Ramada Plaza, 1.5km away (about a 15-minute walk). A free light rail train is available that runs from the Ramada to the Convention Centre.

Small block:

The Fairmont Palliser, which is 500m away (7-minute walk).

Rates are not guaranteed after May 19, 2023, so please book early!

We have NOT outsourced our hotel bookings to a US-based company called US Trade Show Housing or ANY other housing company. Please do NOT book your rooms with them as they are not affiliated with us.**

**First night is not refundable**


The COA is pleased to offer a reduced conference rate at the following hotels:


Hyatt Regency 700 Centre Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 5P6 | Check-in: 15:00; Check-out: 12:00

Book your room online here  | Or call: 403-717-1234 / 1-800-233-1234

Code: COA | Rate: Starts at $269 /night | Booking cut-off: May 19, 2023


Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel 6103 Centre St S, Calgary, AB T2H 0C5 | Check-in: 15:00; Check-out: 12:00

Book your room online here Or call: 403- 266-7331 / 1-800-228-9290

Code: Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) | Rate: Starts at $259 /night | Booking cut-off: May 29, 2023


Ramada Plaza Downtown 708 – 8 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB T2P 1H2 | Check-in: 15:00; Check-out: 11:00

Book your room online here | Or call: 403-263-7600/ 1-800-844-9517

Code: Canadian Orthopaedic Association 2023 | Rate: Starts at $159 /night | Booking cut-off: May 25, 2023

   


Fairmont Palliser Hotel 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary – Alberta T2P 2M3 | Check-in: 15:00; Check-out: 11:00

Book your room online here  | Or Call: 403-260-1230 / 1-866-540-4477

Code: COA 2023 Annual Meeting | Rate: Starts at $289 /night | Booking cut-off: May 19, 2023

Future Meetings

Find out where the COA Annual Meeting will be next?

78th COA Annual Meeting
57th CORS Annual Meeting
June 21-24, 2023
Calgary

79th COA Annual Meeting
58th CORS Annual Meeting
June 12-15, 2024
Halifax

80th COA Annual Meeting
59th CORS Annual Meeting
June 11-14, 2025
Vancouver

Meeting Archives

General information, announcements and archives about COA Annual Meetings.

Thank you for attending the 2022 COA, CORS and CORA Annual Meeting in Québec City from June 8-11.  Access the meeting archives by visiting: https://coa-aco.org/annual-meeting-2022/

Thank you for attending the 2021 Virtual COA, CORS and CORA Annual Meeting.  Access the meeting archives by visiting https://coa-aco.org/annual-meeting-2021/

Thank you for attending the 2020 Virtual COA, CORS and CORA Annual Meeting from June 19-20.  We value your support and participation.  Access the meeting archives by visiting https://coa-aco.org/annual-meeting-2020/

Thank you so much for attending the 2019 COA, ICORS and CORA Annual Meeting in Montréal from June 19-22.  We value your support and participation.  Access the meeting archives by visiting www.2019icors.org

We would like to thank all members who attended the 2018 Annual Meeting in Victoria from June 20-23. You may access the archived Annual Meeting web site by visiting: https://coa-aco.org/annual-meeting-2018/

COA Annual Meeting 2017

Learn more about the 2017 COA, CORS & CORA Annual Meeting held June 15-18 in Ottawa by clicking on the links below.

Final Scientific Program

Final Scientific Program PDF format

Abstracts Supplement

We would like to thank all members who attended the Annual Meeting in Québec City from June 16-19. You may access the Abstracts Supplement by clicking here.

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COA2015_smallWe would like to thank all members who attended the Annual Meeting in Vancouver from June 17-20. You may access the Abstracts Supplement by clicking here.