Instructions for Podium Speakers

Once your abstract has been accepted for a podium presentation, review the important deadlines below to ensure proper submission of your manuscript.

August 1: Deadline to disclose – Visit

August 18: Award consideration deadline – If you would like to be considered for one of the three awards given at the Annual Meeting, you must submit a Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA) supplement-formatted draft of the manuscript for Program Committee review. Papers not in supplement format will not be considered. Download and print the supplement format guidelines for easy reference.

October 6, 11:59 p.m. (CDT): Deadline for all others – If you choose not to submit your manuscript for award consideration or the JOA supplement, you must submit a JOA-formatted manuscript for moderator review by logging in and uploading it to the abstract submission website. The penalty for not submitting your manuscript is that your submissions will not be reviewed the following year.

December 1: The JOA “Proceedings of the AAHKS Annual Meeting” consideration deadline – Submit your final manuscript in supplement format to the JOA for consideration in the Proceedings.

PowerPoint Presentation

PowerPoint slides must be in the widescreen 16:9 ratio format for the large screen in the ballroom. Visit the Speaker Ready Room in the general session Ballroom where staff will be available to assist you with uploading your presentation to the program and making any adjustments if needed. The room is open on Friday from Noon – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.