APOA 2020 Abstract

Authors are invited to submit abstracts in the following categories:

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Hip
  • Infection
  • Knee
  • Pediatric Orthopedic

  • Orthopedic Research
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Spine
  • Sports Injury
  • Trauma
  • Tumor


  • Early Abstract Submission from 1 June 2019 to 30 November 2019 (registration is mandatory if paper is accepted).
  • Abstract Submission from 1 December 2019 to 31 March 2020 (registration is mandatory before abstract submission)
  • All abstract submissions must be via this website only
  • A delegate may submit more than one abstract but will be allowed to present only one paper.
  • Papers will be graded in a blinded fashion by our reviewers, who will be experienced and unbiased. All disputes will be subject to the decision by the Scientific Committee and will be final & binding on all delegates.
  • Authors of abstracts accepted for presentation MUST be registered delegates and be responsible for all expenses incurred in the production of their presentations, travel and accommodation during the Congress. Registration and payment for the Congress must be made by 31 May 2020.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English


  • Please download the Abstract Template for the complete guidelines. All abstracts must be strictly prepared in the format provided. Abstract that is not adhering to the abstract template will not be entertained.


All abstracts must include the following:

  1. Introduction
  2. Methods
  3. Results
  4. Discussion & Conclusions
  5. References


  1. The organisers of this event and the APOA take no responsibility for any published abstracts submitted. Any issues or errors arising from the abstracts are solely the responsibility of the authors.
  2. By submitting his or her work, the author(s) consent to the publication of the abstract, and transfer and assign to the APOA the rights to edit, publish, reproduce, distribute copies and to prepare derivative works such as press releases.
  3. Authors are responsible to ensure that the work is original and that it does not infringe upon any copyright, proprietary or personal right of party.
  4. Authors are responsible to obtain permission from any relevant regulatory authority and obtain consent where appropriate.