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Successful World Congress Held in Toronto, Canada

The World Congress on Osteoarthritis wrapped up on Sunday, May 5 and was a great success.  We had a record total attendance for a North American meeting of 1200 attendees with 790 abstracts.  A new addition to our meeting were the Discussion Groups. The goal of the Discussion Groups is to bring together clinicians, scientists and other health professionals who share a common interest in various aspects of osteoarthritis research.  

Some other facts about the meeting include: 

677 attended discussion groups which were a  new addition

160  for Clinical Trial symposium

88 for poster tours

168 for breakfast workshops

400 for the three Pre -Congress workshops


Slides from the invited speaker talks are available for members only in the Resource Library.

Featured Resources

OARSI White Paper- OA as a Serious Disease

By Various

Patient Summary- Non Surgical Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

By Multiple Authors