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Call for Papers ~ Present at the 99th AOPA National Assembly in Boston, MA

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  • Call for Papers ~ Present at the 99th AOPA National Assembly in Boston, MA

    The 2016 Planning Committee is seeking high-quality education presentations for the 99th Annual AOPA National Assembly to be held September 8-11, 2016 at the Hynes Convention Center in downtown Boston, MA. The submission deadline is March 31, 2016. Learn more at

    Your submissions, based on sound research and strong empirical data, will set the stage for a broad curriculum of highly valued clinical and scientific offerings at the 2016 National Meeting. All free paper abstracts for the 2016 AOPA National Assembly must be submitted electronically. All abstracts will be considered for both podium and poster presentations.

    The review committee will grade each submission via a blind review process, based on the criteria below and reach a decision regarding acceptance of abstracts:
    · Relevance, level of interest in topic
    · Quality of Scientific Content
    · Quality of Clinical Content

    The committee is looking for the following submissions:
    · Clinical Free Papers
    · Technician Program
    · Business Education Program
    · Symposia
    · Student/Resident Poster Submission
    AOPA invites students and residents to present orthotic/prosthetic research findings or a particular case study via a poster presentation. When students and/or residents submit an abstract for a poster, they are entered to win one of two prestigious awards–The Otto and Lucille Becker Award and the Edwin and Kathryn Arbogast Awards. The winners will receive a $500 cash award, registration to the show, coach-class airfare to the National Assembly and three nights hotel.

    Learn more and submit your paper at

    Questions? Contact AOPA Headquarters at (571) 431-0876 or with questions about the submission process or the National Assembly in general.