The ISAKOS Congress provides a variety of new preventative, therapeutic and surgical technique information, allowing attendees to expand their knowledge and enhance their surgical skills. The five-day meeting will include a variety of educational opportunities such as surgical demonstrations, paper presentations, debates, lectures, symposia and instructional course lectures. Lunchtime sessions, e-posters, technical exhibits and social activities will also be offered to Congress attendees.

2017 ISAKOS Congress Preliminary Program

Congress Venue

Shanghai Convention & Exhibit Center of International Sourcing
No.2739 West Guangfu Road
Putuo District
Shanghai, 200062

Interactive Agenda

The Interactive Agenda allows online users to view and engage with the LIVE Congress schedule.

View the complete schedule of events for the 5 Congress meeting days, Instructional Course Lectures, and the 6 Pre-Courses.


Saturday, June 3 ISAKOS Pre-Course(s)
Sunday, June 4 ISAKOS Congress & Welcome Reception
Monday, June 5 ISAKOS Congress
Tuesday, June 6 ISAKOS Congress
Wednesday, June 7 ISAKOS Congress
Thursday, June 8 ISAKOS Congress (1/2 day)

Congress Content

Five Meeting Days with:

  • 275+ Scientific Papers
  • Lectures, Debates and Symposia
  • Instructional Courses
  • Surgical Demonstrations
  • Hands-On Workshops
  • ePoster Presentations
  • Congress Awards
  • Technical Exhibits
  • CME Certification

CME Certification

The 11th Biennial ISAKOS Congress will be planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint sponsorship.

Who should attend the 2017 ISAKOS Congress?

Any health care practitioner specializing in arthroscopy, knee surgery or orthopaedic sports medicine, including:

  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Physician Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Orthopaedic Residents
  • Orthopaedic Fellows

Social Program


Welcome Reception

This festive affair is one of the highlights of the Congress. Congress attendees and their guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while reuniting with colleagues and friends.

Spouse and Guest Program

Treat your travel companions to a daily morning coffee and pastry social followed by a brief program highlighting a variety of interests. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends and reconnect with old friends while enhancing their experience in Shanghai.


ISAKOS will work with the local tourism bureau to provide the opportunity to register for day-tours in Shanghai and the surrounding areas to congress attendees and their travel companions.

The ISAKOS 2017 Congress Program Committee Members:

Julian Feller, FRACS, AUSTRALIA, Chair Nicola Maffulli, MD, PhD, MS, FRCS(Orth)
Stefano Zaffagnini, MD, ITALY, Deputy Chair Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Nobuo Adachi, MD, PhD Shuichi Matsuda, MD, PhD
Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD Ignacio Muñoz Criado, MD
Mark Clatworthy, FRACS Volker Musahl, MD
Ramon Cugat, MD, PhD Peter T. Myers, MBBS, FRACS
Pieter Paul D'Hooghe, MD, MSC Luigi Adriano Pederzini, MD
Joao Duarte Espregueira-Mendes, MD, PhD Sérgio Rocha Piedade, PhD
Denise Eygendaal, Prof, MD, PhD Kevin D. Plancher, MD
Alberto Gobbi, MD Felix Henry Savoie III, MD
Per Hölmich, Professor, DMSc Rainer Siebold, Prof., MD
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD Allston J. Stubbs, MD
Andreas B. Imhoff, MD, Prof. Willem Mare van der Merwe, MBChB, FCS, SA Ortho
Jason L. Koh, MD C. Niek Van Dijk, MD, PhD
Philippe Landreau, MD Patrick Shu Hang Yung, FRCS(Orth Surgery), FHKCOS, FHKAM, FRCS, MBChB
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD Anastasios D. Georgoulis, MD, Prof., Past Chair