Predatory Conferences

In recent years there has been a significant increase in Predatory Conferences, these often aim to immitate and give the appearance of a bonafide scientific meeting.  Please take care when responding to communications received. ISHA Executive Office, OpenAudience Events and Events Air are the only approved organisations involved in the administration of ISHA 2020.

If in doubt please only use registration, and accommodation links received that are included within the ISHA Conference Website or that are contained as links within the registration form.

Unsure? Please check with the ISHA registration team at E: T: +44 203 519 9427, before completing any bookings or making any payments.

ISHA 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting Registration Fees

Fee CategoriesEarly Rate (Before the end of 20 July 2020)Standard Rate (21 July – 17 September 2020)Late & Onsite Rate (from 18 September 2020)
Member of ISHA* USD 600.00USD 750.00USD 900.00
Non-MemberUSD 900.00 USD 1,050.00USD 1,200.00
Resident/Fellow**USD 350.00 USD 400.00USD 450.00
Allied Health Professional / Physiotherapist USD 325.00USD 375.00USD 425.00
Exhibitor *** - must present business card onsite USD 700.00USD 700.00USD 1,000.00

* Payment for 2020-2021 ISHA Member Dues is required in advance of meeting registration to receive ISHA Member meeting registration discount. Refunds for member discount cannot be given.

** Resident/Fellow Registrants must provide proof of status or a letter from your Residency/ Fellowship Programme Chair to qualify for this rate. You can present this by:

  • uploading status document with your registration
  • emailing document to prior to the 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting
  • presenting onsite at badge retrieval

***Company representatives should contact your company Exhibit Manager / Conference Lead for access to the ISHA Exhibitor Registration Link.

Please note from 25 September 2020 all new registrations will be required to make payment via Credit Card only.

Which Registration?

If you are unsure of the appropriate registration category, please contact

ISHA Members

ISHA members in GOOD STANDING will receive, via direct email, a link to register at the ISHA member rates. Member rates CANNOT be accessed via the website online registration link. If you have not received an email with this information please contact the ISHA 2020 Conference Office at

Invited Faculty

If you are invited Faculty, you will be emailed a SPECIFIC REGISTRATION LINK with your faculty information. If you have not received this email, please contact the ISHA 2020 Conference Office at 

Optional Tours Program

To make the most of your stay in Ottawa, for both yourself and your accompanying person, Optional tours will be available to book via the registration system. Please see the following page for more details. Optional Tours Program

Conference Dinner

ISHA 2020 will include a Conference Dinner on the evening of Friday 2 October 2020. This is an optional event and tickets will be available to book via the registration form.

Who Should Attend ISHA 2019?

Any health care practitioner, who specializes in arthroscopy, hip arthroplasty or orthopaedic medicine, including:

  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Physician Assistants
  • Orthopaedic Residents
  • Orthopaedic Fellows
  • Osteopaths
  • Chiropractors
  • Physiotherapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Sports Physicians
  • Orthopaedic Trainees
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons

What’s Included in the Registration Fees?

The registration fee for participants includes:

  • Admission to all scientific sessions*
  • Admission to industrial exhibition
  • Access to the e-Poster area
  • Meeting Materials (digital)
  • Meeting mobile app
  • Catering during coffee breaks and lunches on the 1st and 2nd October
  • Welcome Reception

* Some sessions, such as the virtual cadaver sessions, may have limited places available.

Online Registration

Attendees may register for the 2020 ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting online using their credit card (American Express, MasterCard or Visa). Simply follow the link on this page to register on our secure site. You will initially be asked to create an account. If you are a member of ISHA or participated in ISHA 2018 and/or 2019, your login details should still be valid.

All pre-registered ISHA attendees will be emailed confirmations. If you do not receive a confirmation following your registration, please contact the ISHA 2020 Registration Office.

Cancellation & Refunds

Cancellations will be subject to a USD 150 processing fee, and may take up to three weeks to be processed. Requests for refunds must be received in writing in the ISHA 2020 Registration Office by September 2nd, 2020. No refunds will be issued after that date.

Payment Methods

ISHA 2020 accept American Express, MasterCard or Visa credit cards.

If you are using a credit card which is in a different name to the person being registered, you will be asked to give the name of the card holder on your registration form to help us match the correct payment with the appropriate registration.

If your credit card is declined, please try another card or contact the ISHA 2020 Registration Office at about alternate forms of payment.


All pre-registered ISHA attendees will be emailed confirmations. If you do not receive a confirmation following your registration, please firstly check your spam box. If not received please contact the ISHA 2020 Registration Office at

Group Registrations

If you wish to register a group of attendees (more than 10), please contact the ISHA 2020 Registration Office at and a registration link will be sent to you.

Invitation Letter

The ISHA 2020 organisers will be pleased to send a letter of invitation to any individual requesting one, once their registration and fee have been received.

It should be understood an invitation is intended to help potential participants obtain a visa. It is not a commitment on the part of the ISHA 2020 ASM to provide any financial support.

You may request such a letter on the online registration form or from the ISHA 2020 Registration Office at

Press Registration

Accredited journalists are welcome to cover ISHA 2020. Please contact the ISHA 2020 Registration Office at, with your request and a copy of your accreditation. On validation you will be sent a link to the press registration form.

ISHA 2020 Registration Office

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