28th annual ANZORS Conference
4 – 7 December 2023
Auckland, New Zealand

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2023 Annual Conference

Calls for Abstracts, PhD, ECR and Orthopaedic Innovation Awards and Travel Grants are now closed, authors have been notified with outcomes!

Submission deadline was Friday 4 August 2023.

The 28th annual ANZORS (Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Society) Conference will be held from 4 to 7 December 2023 at University of Auckland General Library, Auckland, New Zealand. Princes Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand. See you at this exciting, informative and fun event in the City of Sails, hosted by Waipapa Taumata Rau/The University of Auckland. View google map.

Monday 4 – Thursday 7
December 2023

New Zealand

University of Auckland General Library.
Princes Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, NZ

Social Program
Abstracts, Awards & Travel Grants
  • Welcome Reception (all registered delegates welcome) at Old Government House (Auckland CBD, 4 min walk from conference venue), at 6 pm on Monday 04 December 2023
  • Women’s breakfast, at 7:30 am on Tuesday 05 December 2023 (please RSVP to the email received) at Strata Cafe (Level 4, Kate Edger building, Univ. of Auckland)
  • Young Investigator Social Event  (Hons/Masters/PhD candidates, ECRs) in the evening of Tuesday 05 December 2023, at Superfino (Univ. of Auckland)
  • Exciting ANZORS Networking Afternoon at Goldie Estate (Waiheke Island, transport provided) with canapes for all registered delegates, with following Conference Dinner in the city at the Maritime Room (NZ Maritime Museum, Princes Wharf), with announcement of ECR, PhD and Orthopaedic Innovation award winners, on Wednesday 06 December 2023.

Confirmed International Keynote Speakers

Past ORS President; past OARSI board of directors member; former co-director of Tissue Engineering and Repair Program, Research Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA. Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medical College.
Key research area: molecular regulation of extracellular matrix remodeling with special attention to cartilage biology.

Research Chair, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA; Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College.
Key research area: cellular and molecular mechanisms in the regulation of physiological and pathological bone remodeling.

Confirmed National Keynote Speakers

Orthopaedic surgeon, paediatric orthopaedics, trauma. Univ. of Otago,
Christchurch, NZ.

Research Professor, musculoskeletal clinical epidemiology, management
of osteoarthritis, outcomes research. Department of Surgical Sciences, Univ. of Otago, NZ.

Knee and hip orthopaedic surgeon, general sports orthopaedics, trauma, arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement. Auckland Bioengineering Institute, University of Auckland, NZ.

Congratulations Again to Last Year's Winners

The 2022 David Findlay ECR
Award Winner

Dr Javad Tavakoli

(University of Technology Sydney, NSW)

The 2022 PhD Award Winner

Lauren Wearne

(Flinders University, SA)

The 2022 Minghao Zheng Orthopaedic Innovation Award Winner

Dr Jiao Jiao Li

(University of Technology Sydney, NSW)

See the winner photos


Register today! Early bird deadline Friday 06 October 2023, 5 pm AEST.
See you in Auckland, NZ!

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