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.

2021 Annual Meeting

2021 Annual Meeting Goes Virtual

Current and anticipated public health directives related to travel and gathering restrictions impact our ability to hold a large in-person meeting in Vancouver in 2021 as planned. To ensure a safe learning environment, the 2021 COA, CORS and CORA Annual Meeting will be held virtually from June 15-19, 2021.

The COA remains committed to offering quality education to its members through the best and most appropriate means.

  • 4 evenings of online education + 1 day of hybrid programming streamed from Vancouver
  • Tuesday, June 15 to Saturday, June 19
  • Subspecialty programming, CORA and CORS sessions, presentation and networking opportunities

The Call for Abstracts remains open with its extended deadline of December 14

Future Meetings

Find out where the COA Annual Meeting will be next?

76th COA Annual Meeting
55th CORS Annual Meeting
June 16-19, 2021
Vancouver

77th COA Annual Meeting
56th CORS Annual Meeting
June 8-11, 2022
Québec City

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

Meeting Archives

General information, announcements and archives about COA Annual Meetings.

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.