2015 Annual Meeting Schedule at a Glance


Friday, March 27

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM ORS registration/ satellite check-in at AAOS
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM ORS registration at MGM
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday Ancillary Event:  Bone Regeneration Research Interest Group

Saturday, March 28

7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM – 11:30 AM Poster Session I Set-up
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Saturday Ancillary Events: Advocacy Roundtable
Spine Research Community Research Interest Group
Growth Factors and Musculoskeletal Repair Research Interest Group
Mechanobiology and Inflammation in Cartilage Research Interest Group

The Orthopaedic Evidence and Outcomes Education Organization Research Interest Group
Tendon Research Interest Group
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Poster & Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM New Investigator Networking Session: Position Yourself for a Successful Career: Strategic Lab and Time Management
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Mentor Connect
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Paper Presentations:Bone Disease
Knee Kinematics and Gait
Hip Disease Kinematics, FAI
Spotlight Session: Advanced Articular Cartilage Imaging Techniques
Spotlight Session: Intervertebral Disc: Degeneration, Pain and Treatment
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM NIRA Presentations:Bone Biology and Repair
Joint Physiology and Mechanics
Cell Differentiation Fibrosis and Cancer
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Stem Cells and Tissue Repair
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM ORS/OREF Basic Science Course (Part I)
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Refreshments in Exhibit/Poster Hall
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Workshops:Hot Topics in regulatory Challenges within Orthopaedics (presented by the ORS Corporate Affairs Committee – CAC)
ORS/Hip Society Biological Aspects of Modular Implant Tribocorrosion
Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of Conducting Prospective Clinical Research Studies: The How and Why (presented by the ORS Women’s Leadership Forum – WLF)
Quantitative MR Imaging: Research Applications and Clinical Translation
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Professional Advancement Series- Career Advancement: Winning the Uphill Battle for Research Funding
4:45 PM – 5:45 PM Welcome Session- Keynote Speaker, Patient Advocate, Guest Nation
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM ORS President’s Welcome Reception

Sunday, March 29

7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Paper Presentations:Biomaterials for Bone Repair
Knee Mechanics
Spotlight Session: Bone Necrosis
Spotlight Session: Pain Pathway and Therapies in Experimental Osteoarthritis
Tendon/Ligament Cell Biology
8:00 AM – 11:15 AM ORS/OREF Basic Science Course (Part II)
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Poster & Exhibit Hall Open
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Paper Presentations:Osteoblasts/Progenitor Cells
Total Hip Replacement Metal Wear and Reactions
Spotlight Session: Imaging and Bone Healing
Spotlight Session: Knee Osteoarthritis
Tendon/Ligament Repair and Tissue Engineering
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Refreshments in Exhibit/Poster Hall
11:15 AM – 12:30 PM Kappa Delta, OREF, CORR® ORS Award Paper Presentations
12:45 PM – 5:00 PM ORS Clinical Research Forum
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Poster Walking Tours
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM New Investigator Networking Session: An Inside Look at Research Funding Opportunities with the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM ORS Translational Research Symposium: Cartilage Repair: Is it Possible?
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM WorkshopsORS/OTA Systemic Inflammation and Organ Dysfunction in Multiple Injury Patients
ORS/SOMOS How an Integrated Orthosis and Rehabilitation Initiative has Improved Outcomes for Lower Extremity Limb Salvage Patients
Improving the Translational Success of Cell-Based Therapies
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Professional Advancement Series- Finding a Partner in Research
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Paper PresentationsDiagnostic Imaging from Spine to Cartilage
Total Hip and Knee Replacement Clinical Perspectives and Biomechanics
Spotlight Session: Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis: Studies in Preclinical Models
Spine Therapeutics
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM Poster Reception I (authors present)
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Poster Session I Removal
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM ORS Awards Gala Reception
7:45 PM – 10:00 PM ORS Awards Gala Dinner

Monday, March 30

6:30 AM -7:45 AM Monday Ancillary Event:Good and Bad Animal Models for Orthopaedic Research: Scientific and Ethical Considerations Research Interest Group
7:00 AM – 5:30 PM Registration Open
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Poster Session II Set-up
7:00 AM – 9:45 AM Communications Workshop with Melissa Marshall
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Paper PresentationsOsteocytes and Mechanobiology
Shoulder and Elbow Arthroplasty
Spotlight Session; Biglycan in Bone Healing
Mediators of Joint Repair
Tendon/Ligament Mechanics
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Poster/Exhibit Hall Open
9:15 AM – 9:45 AM Refreshments in Exhibit/Poster Hall
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM General Session- Shands Lecture, Presidential Address, 1st Vice Presidential Address, ORS Business Meeting
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Paper PresentationsGenetics Bone Development and Bone Aging
Shoulder and Elbow Disease Process
Muscle/Tendon Biology and Repair
Aging and Osteoarthritis
Spine Disc Biology and Repair
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Poster Walking Tours
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM New Investigator Networking Session- Position Yourself for a Successful Career: Setting Foundational Early Career Goals
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Industry Connect
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM Workshops
Publications Workshop: Improve Your Chances of Getting Published
ORS/MSTS The Osteoclast and Bone Diseases
ORS/POSNA Key Concepts of Musculoskeletal Infection
Animal Welfare in Orthopaedic Research: Focus on Refinement and Reduction
The Realities of Commercializing Orthopaedic Technologies: Business Strategies, Funding Partnerships, and Juggling Academic & Corporate Roles
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM Professional Advancement Series- Rising to the Top: Leadership Success in Academics
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM General Session- Urist Lecture, NIRA Awards, VOC Awards, Harris Award, WLF Award, ORS/OREF Awards
4:15 PM – 5:30 PM Poster Reception II (authors Present)
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM Women’s Leadership Forum Reception

Tuesday, March 31

6:00 AM – 3:30 PM Posters
6:00 AM – 3:30 PM Innovation Central Open (No Exhibits)
7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Paper PresentationsSpotlight Session: Tendon/Ligament Collagen Structure Function
Bone Tissue Engineering
Spotlight Session: Biomolecular Approaches to Bone Fragility
Spotlight Session: Cartilage Matrix Biology
Spine Mechanics
9:15 AM – 9:45 AM Posters/Refreshment Break
9:45 AM – 11:15 AM WorkshopsAcute Cartilage Injury: AO Foundation Collaborative Research Project
The Intervertebral Disc: From Development to Regeneration
Functional Imaging of Articular Cartilage by MRI
Hip Evo Devo: Adaptation of the Hip in Phylogeny and Ontogeny
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Poster Walking Tours
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Paper PresentationsAnkle Arthritis, Arthroplasty and Arthrodesis
Late Breaking Abstracts
Spotlight Session: Repair of Bone Fractures
Chondroprogenitors and Chondrogenesis
Tissue Engineering: Models of Bone Injury
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Posters
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Paper PresentationsKnee Mechanics and Modeling
Bone Mechanics and Finite Element Analysis
Knee Ligament and Meniscus
Cartilage Mechanobiology
Biomaterials for Cartilage Repair

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