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OARSI Weekly Briefing - November 12, 2021

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November 12, 2021 Briefing-at-a-Glance
Submit Your Abstracts | OARSI CTS Infographic Competition | Board Update  | Become a Sponsor, Supporter, or Exhibitor | Important Dates | Weekly Briefing Archive


Abstract Deadline Extended!

The Osteoarthritis Research Society International invites you to submit your research for an in person or virtual oral or poster presentation at the 2022 World Congress to be held in Berlin, Germany. The submission period will close on November 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET. Click HERE to read additional information on the submission process and to ensure your abstract is submitted to the appropriate category.



Infographic Competition - Infographic for Policy Makers

OARSI is collaborating with the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (OAAA) to develop an infographic for Policy Makers. Policy Makers play a critical, influential role in crafting and enacting rules, laws, regulations, delivering guidance documents, and directing public investment in research that positively affects the lives of people with OA. The purpose of the infographic should be to convince Policy Makers that investments in OA research improve quality of life and increase productivity. This infographic will complement our previous infographic competition winner that targeted funders, researchers, patients, and health professionals. More information here.

Clinical Trials Symposium 

OARSI hosted a popular and highly informative Clinical Trials Symposium on October 20, 2021.  If you missed it, you may view the recording here. Your comments and feedback are very important to us and will help in planning future OARSI events. Symposium participants are encouraged to complete this online survey.

Board Update

Your OARSI Board of Directors met virtually on October 29 and 30 to discuss the 2022 budget, World Congress program, committee reports and the new Early OA Classification Criteria Task Force.  The board elected new officers and determined the slate of candidates for open board positions that will be approved by the membership at the Annual Business Meeting during World Congress on April 7, 2022.

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Important Dates & Upcoming Deadlines

  • November 12, 2021 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • April 7 - 10, 2022 - OARSI World Congress in Berlin, Germany

2021 Industry Partners

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