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110 Quality Sessions

Over 100 CEUs Offered

90-Minute-Deep Dive Clinical Sessions
20-Minute Clustered Sessions Curated By Topic
4-Hour Hands On Workshops (Additional Fee)
90-Minute Sessions On O&P
Targeted Tracks
Technical Workshops
Product Display Showcases
Clinical Techniques

Join a community of O&P professionals working together to write the next chapter of quality O&P patient care. The AAOP2023 experience offers fresh insight across the full spectrum of O&P specialties.

The Academy Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium brings together hundreds of O&P practitioners, academicians, researchers, and industry partners to explore and collaborate in an enriching and interactive environment.

You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Explore trending and emerging topics that impact O&P patient care and discover innovative strategies and solutions to implement in your practice.
  • Attend multiple breakout sessions presented by your colleagues in O&P who share their experiences and insight into developing innovative methodologies to help advance our profession.
  • Expand your network of professional colleagues.
  • Earn continuing education credit.
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Why Attend?

  • Uncover innovative patient-care strategies, immerse yourself in new thought processes, and gain new perspectives from your colleagues around the world.
  • State of the art engagement opportunities.
  • World-renowned presenters.
  • Interactive sessions that allow you to ask questions and collaborate with in-person and virtual attendees to ensure a holistic understanding of the content.

2023 Clinical Content Committee

Brian Kaluf, CP, FAAOP

Sally A. Kenworthy, MPO, CPO

Kristen J. Carnahan, MSPO, CPO, FAAOP

Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO (Hons)

Katie A. Johnson, MS, CPO

Taavy A. Miller, PhD, CPO

Eric L. Weber, CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Digestible Session Formats

Design your educational experience with your professional objectives in mind and challenge yourself to explore new methodologies.


Award winning presentations chosen by the Clinical Content Committee


90-minute presentations providing a holistic view of a topic


15-20-minute presentations curated by topic category


Graphic displays of research-based content


Demonstrations of how certain products may offer new solutions to existing problems


Infomercial-style educational presentations


(In-person only)


A blend of lecture and hands-on technique demonstrations


(In-person only)

Targeted Tracks

Design your educational experience with your professional objectives in mind and challenge yourself to explore new methodologies.

Rising Professionals

Sessions specifically curated for students and residents


This enhanced event offers content curated specifically for technicians

Foot-Ankle Biomechanics & Pedorthic

A full-day of targeted content tailored specifically for pedorthists

Change Management

Sessions focused on strategies that will help you rethink the way you practice


A full-day of content curated specifically for mastectomy fitters

Strategic Networking

AAOP2023 is your opportunity to strengthen and expand your network.
Orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, technicians, fitters, assistants, educators, researchers, business owners, administrators, technologists, inventors, manufacturers — all sectors of the O&P profession attend the Academy Annual Meeting, the most comprehensive trade show for O&P profession. You will find the right people with whom to share data and best practices, learn from, educate, and add to your professional circle.

  • You will have access to like-minded O&P professionals across the globe.
  • Whether you attend in-person, or virtually—you will have access to collaboration tools that will set you up for success.
  • You will have the opportunity to set-up meetings with attendees and presenters.
  • You drive the conversation and connect directly with others on the topics that matter to you the most.
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Registration Attend in-person or virtually—the choice is yours.

Meeting Access

Complete access to all meeting offerings as well as on-demand access to all recorded content through December 31, 2023.

NOTE: Hands-On Sessions are an additional fee.

  • More than 60 sessions offered
  • Virtual networking opportunities with all attendees
  • Exclusive in-person networking opportunities
  • Full access to the Exhibit Hall
  • Earn more than 40 credits

Meeting Access

Choose two non-concurrent morning sessions or two non- concurrent afternoon sessions per day from the menu of live-streamed offerings. You may select any Saturday sessions to attend, as all of the sessions on Saturday will be live-streamed.

  • More than 26 sessions offered
  • Virtual networking opportunities with all attendees
  • Earn more than 14 credits

Track Access

Participate in an enhanced hands-on experience that allows technicians to learn new skills, brush up on critical techniques, and hear from fabrication and materials science leaders.

  • Learn new skills and earn credits
  • Virtual networking opportunities with all attendees
  • Exclusive in-person networking opportunities

This information is preliminary. Adjustments may be made in the coming months.

DO NOT MISS this opportunity to
LEARN, SHARE, and ADVANCE as one with your peers.