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ISAKOS Congress 2011: Registration

ISAKOS Congress Pre-Registration is now closed.

Thank you for your interest in pre-registering for the 2011 ISAKOS Congress. Unfortunately, pre-registration is now closed. Please note – registrations sent to the ISAKOS Office by alternate means (email or fax) will not be processed.

Please find the Onsite Registration schedule listed below:
  Saturday, May 1410:00-16:00 (Windsor Barra Hotel – Onsite Registration ONLY)
Sunday, May 1507:00–17:00
Monday, May 1607:00–17:00
Tuesday, May 1707:00–13:00
Wednesday, May 1807:00–17:00
Thursday, May 1907:00–12:00
Please note – only those attendees who are pre-registered are guaranteed to receive an ISAKOS Congress backpack and flash drive with proceedings. Backpacks and flash drive with proceedings will only be available to onsite registrants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration Fees

All prices are given in US dollars.
Registration Category Late
(by March 31, 2011)
Onsite
(after April 1, 2011)
Member * US $725 US $825
Non-Member US $975 US $1075
Presenter/Faculty US $800 US $900
Allied Health** US $500 US $600
Resident/Fellow ** US $500 US $600
Exhibitor Representative *** US $600 US $725
ICLs No Additional Fee – Included in Registration No Additional Fee – Included in Registration
Pre-Courses Saturday, May 14, 2011 Late
(by March 31, 2011)
Onsite
Biologic Treatment Options for the Knee Pre-Course US $125 US $150
Olympic Games: From Basic Science to the Gold Medal Pre-Course US $125 US $150
Spotlight on Top Orthopaedic Procedures in Sports Medicine Pre-Course US $125 US $150
Sports Rehabilitation Concurrent Course
Sunday, May 15 – Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Late
(by March 31, 2011)
Onsite
Sports Rehabilitation Concurrent Course † US $300 US $350
Social Activites Late
(by March 31, 2011)
Onsite
Opening Ceremony
Sunday, May 16
No Additional Fee – Included in Registration No Additional Fee – Included in Registration
Spouse and Guest Morning Cafe US $50 US $50
Football/Soccer Sport Tournament,
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Tennis Tournament at the AMIL Tennis Club
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
US $30

US $30
US $30

US $30

*Active and Associate Members Only. Members are required to have paid all dues owed to ISAKOS. If dues are not paid prior to registering, they will be requested at the time of registration.
**Allied Health and Resident/Fellow Registrants must provide proof of status (letter) when picking up badge onsite.  Those who are unable to provide proof of status will be asked to pay the full registration price.
***Exhibitor representative must provide proof of affiliation (business card) with the exhibiting company and a photo ID in order to receive their badge.  Badges will not be given to anyone other than the individual named on the badge.
Price includes Sports Rehabilitation Concurrent Course and Exhibit Access only. Registrants cannot attend ISAKOS Congress ICLs or other Congress sessions.

Methods of Registration

Attendees may register using one of three methods:
  • Online at the ISAKOS website, www.isakos.com/meetings/2011congress
  • Mail the Registration form and payment to the ISAKOS Office
  • Fax the Registration form and payment to the ISAKOS Office
To pre-register via mail or fax, please complete the registration form.  Make sure to include all contact information (email address, mailing address, telephone and fax) to ensure receipt of your Registration Confirmation Email.  All registrations MUST be accompanied by payment.  Registrations without payment will not be processed.

All pre-registered ISAKOS attendees will be emailed confirmations.  If you have not received a confirmation within two weeks of registering, please contact the ISAKOS Office.

Registering Online

Attendees may register for the 2011 ISAKOS Congress online using their credit card (American Express, MasterCard or Visa). Simply follow the instructions on our secure site to register.

Registering by Mail

Attendees may mail their completed registration form with credit card information or check to the ISAKOS Office. Please note all checks must be in US Dollars from a US Bank. Checks should be payable to ISAKOS.

ISAKOS
2011 ISAKOS Congress
2410 Camino Ramon, Suite 215
San Ramon, CA 94583-4318
USA

Please note: Registration will not be processed until payment is received.

Registering by Fax

Attendees may fax their completed registration form to the ISAKOS Office with their credit card information.
Fax: +1 (925) 807-1199

Payment

Registrants can pay for their registration fees in three ways: by credit card, by check and by wire transfer.
  • Credit Card – ISAKOS accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa.  Please note that charges will be processed immediately when the registration is completed.  If your credit card is declined, please try another card or contact the ISAKOS Office about alternate forms of payment.
  • Checks – ISAKOS will accept checks for payment of registration fees.  The check must be raised by a US bank in US dollars.  The checks must be mailed to the ISAKOS Office (please do not fax a copy of the check).  Please note that your registration will not be completed if the check cannot be deposited.
  • Wire Transfer – Wire transfers are only available by contacting the ISAKOS Office.  Wire transfers must be accompanied by a Wire Transfer Authorization form and contain specific information related to the registrant.  Wire Transfer forms must be faxed to the ISAKOS office with the registration forms.  Please note that registrations will not be processed until the wire transfer is received in the ISAKOS bank account.

Registration Deadlines

September 1 – January 31, 2011 Early Registration Rates Available
February 1 – March 31, 2011 Late Registration Rates Available
April 1, 2011 On-Site Registration Rates Available
March 1, 2011 Refund Registration Deadline
Hotel Reservation Deadline (Please see Travel Section of the Congress website)
March 31, 2011 Pre-Registration Deadline
May 14, 2011 Onsite Registration Opens
May 14, 2011 Pre-Courses
May 15, 2011 Congress Opens
May 19, 2011 Congress Closes

Cancellation & Refunds

Cancellations will be subject to a US $100 processing fee, and may take up to three weeks to be processed. Requests for refunds must be received in writing in the ISAKOS Office by March 1, 2011. No refunds will be issued after that date. Refunds will not be issued for any events or services included in the Congress that are not used at the discretion of the participant.

On-Site Registration and Badge Pick-up

Attendees seeking to register for the Congress after March 31, 2011 must register on-site in Rio de Janeiro. Badge pick-up will be open on Saturday May 14, 2011 and is tentatively scheduled at the Windsor Barra Hotel.

Attendees will be able to pay for their onsite registrations in US dollars, by credit card (American Express, MasterCard and Visa), or by check drawn in US Dollars on a US bank.

Registration will be open every day at the Riocentro Convention Center during the following hours:
Sunday, May 15 7:00 – 17:00
Monday, May 16 7:00 – 17:00
Tuesday, May 17 7:00 – 13:00
Wednesday, May 18 7:00 – 17:00
Thursday, May 19 7:00 – 12:00

Passport and Visa Requirements*

A valid Passport is required to enter Brazil. Participants from certain countries may be required to obtain a visa to enter Brazil. If you are uncertain of your requirements please consult your nearest Brazilian Embassy/Consulate at your earliest convenience.

If you would like an invitation letter from ISAKOS for visa purposes, you can obtain a PDF invitation letter at no cost or have an original letter on ISAKOS letterhead airmailed to you at the price of US $40. Please visit the Registration Payment Page for Visa invitation letter options.

*Information provided regarding visas and passports is supplied as a courtesy. ISAKOS is NOT responsible for any errors, changes or omissions in the information listed above. Please consult your consulate when planning your travel.

Instructional Course Lectures

Instructional Course Lectures are included in the registration fee of the Congress. Please see the Registration Payment page for titles and dates. Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

ISAKOS Pre-Courses

New for the 2011 ISAKOS Congress!  ISAKOS is pleased to announce it will be hosting three pre-courses on Saturday May 14 including Biologic Treatment Options for the Knee, Olympic Games: From Basic Science to the Gold Medal and Spotlight on Top Orthopaedic Procedures in Sports Medicine.  Cost of the ISAKOS Pre-courses is $100 before January 31, 2011 and $125 after February 1, 2011.  Participation in multiple Pre-Courses is allowed, however full registration fees must be paid for each course.

Social Activities

Guest and Spouse Morning Cafe

Enjoy the ISAKOS Congress as a registered guest for the week in Rio de Janeiro. The spouse and guest Morning Cafe includes a daily morning coffee at the Windsor Barra Hotel in the VIP Restaurant located on the ground level. The spouse and guest Morning Cafe includes a daily morning coffee. Registration fees are $40 for the spouse and guest Morning Cafe before January 31, 2011; a great opportunity to meet with new and old friends to enhance your experience in Rio de Janeiro.

Soccer/Football Tournament – Tuesday, May 17 14:00

ISAKOS Congress attendees are invited to compete with each other in a football/soccer tournament at Engenhã Stadium Tuesday, May 17 from 14:00 to 18:00. The tournament will immediately be followed by a Brazilian Barbeque. Registration fees for the Sports Tournament are $30 for each participant and spectator and are required by all attending persons for participation. All attendees will receive a t-shirt commemorating the Tournament and transportation from the Riocentro Convention Center to the Engenhã Stadium will be provided.

Tennis Tournament – Tuesday, May 17 14:00

ISAKOS Congress attendees are invited to compete with each other in a tennis tournament at the AMIL Tennis club Tuesday, May 17 from 14:00 to 18:00. Registration for the Tennis Tournament is $30 per participant. Participants should make sure to bring their racquets and tennis attire. Transportation from the Riocentro Convention Center to the AMIL Tennis Club will be provided. Registration is limited to 40 participants, so register early!

ISAKOS Members

Attendees who are ISAKOS Active and Associate members must be current on all dues payments prior to registering for the Congress. Members will not be allowed to register for the 2011 Congress without any outstanding dues being paid in full to the society. Members will not be allowed to register for the 2011 Congress without payment of their 2011 dues. Any outstanding dues will be requested onsite before the registrant will be granted admission to the Congress. Only Active, Associate and Emeritus membership categories will receive discounted registration rates to the ISAKOS Congress.

Applying for ISAKOS Membership

If attendees wish to become an associate member of ISAKOS to register for the Congress at the members’ rate, they must submit a completed ISAKOS membership application prior to registering for the Congress before March 31, 2011.

Applications for ISAKOS membership may be completed online on the ISAKOS website at www.isakos.com.  Applications for new ISAKOS memberships must be received by March 31, 2011 to receive the discounted Congress registration rate.

The ISAKOS Membership committee will review Associate Membership statuses for promotion to Active Membership status on Thursday, May 19, 2011.