2023 AOA Annual Scientific Meeting


Get ready for an outstanding line-up of engaging keynote speakers, thought-provoking panel discussions and interactive networking sessions that will leave you inspired and empowered.

AOA President Keynote Speakers

Sonya Bennett - Former Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Commonwealth Dept of Health and Aged Care & Designated Surgeon General Australian Defence Force

Nicolaas Budhiparama, Asia Pacific Professor, Indonesia

Kerin Fielding – RACS President, Australia

Richard Murray - Dean of Medicine and Dentistry - Australia

Michael Schuetz – Orthopaedic surgeon and research leader in the field of Trauma, Australia

Anthony Ward – Trauma surgeon, United Kingdom

International Association Presidents

Felix Savoie - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  

Ann Van Heest - American Orthopaedic Association   

Simon Hodkinson - British Orthopaedic Association     

Laurie Hiemstra - Canadian Orthopaedic Association 

Simon Hadlow - New Zealand Orthopaedic Association               

Basil Vrettos - South African Orthopaedic Association                 

Jamal Ashraf - APOA

Abdul Rashid Mohammad - Brunei Orthopaedic Association

Chun Hoi Yan - Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association

Ismail HD - Indonesia Orthopaedic Association

Toshiyuka Kunisada - Japan Orthopaedic Association

Datuk Dr. Sabarul Afian Mokhtar - Malaysia Orthopaedic Association

Poon Kein Boon - Singapore Orthopaedic Association

Thipachart Punyaratabandhu - The Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Thailand 

Cem Nuri Aktekin - Turkish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 

Subspecialty Societies International Keynote Speakers                  

Australian Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (ALLARS) - Nando Ferreira

Arthroplasty - Justin Cobb (UK)

Hand - Scott Edwards (USA)

Knee - Alan Getgood (USA)

Foot and Ankle & Medico Legal- Gregory Paul Guyton (USA)

Shoulder / Elbow - Khalid Mohammed (NZ)

Trauma - Gregory Della Rocca (USA), Hiro Minehara (Japan), Gavin O’Neill (Singapore)

Tumour - Ajay Puri (India)