ISAKOS: 2019 Congress in Cancun, Mexico



Thank you for your interest in registering for the 2019 ISAKOS Congress in Cancun, Mexico!

Registration Fees

All prices are given in US dollars.

After March 31, 2019
ISAKOS Congress Registration
Member Physician* US $970
Non-Member Physician US $1,220
Presenter/Faculty US $1,045
Allied Health** US $670
Resident/Fellow ** US $670
Exhibitor Representative *** US $825
Instructional Course Lectures No Additional Fee – Included in Registration
Pre-Courses - Saturday, May 11, 2019
Pre-Course Day (Congress Registration Required) US $250
Pre-Course Day: Includes Admission to One Morning & One Afternoon Pre-Course
First-Come, First-Served; Limited capacity.
Morning Pre-Courses:
Updating and Upgrading the Knee Surgical Techniques (Presented in Spanish)
Actualización y Perfeccionamiento de las Técnicas Quirúrgicas de la Rodilla (En Español)
Current Concepts in Shoulder Surgeries: New Insights in Instability and Rotator Cuff Repair
Knee Arthroplasty: All You Need to Know
Afternoon Pre-Courses:
Updating and Upgrading the Shoulder Surgical Techniques (Presented in Spanish)
Actualización y Perfeccionamiento de las Técnicas Quirúrgicas del Hombro (EnEspañol)
The Sports Medicine Physician
Masterclass in Knee Sports and Preservation Surgery: A Case Based Approach
Sports Rehabilitation Concurrent Course: The Global Perspective
Sports Rehabilitation Course Only† US $475
Sports Rehabilitation Course with Congress Registration US $20
Social Activities
Welcome Reception No Additional Fee – Included in Registration
Spouse or Guest Morning Cafe US $125

*Active, Associate, and Emeritus 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 prior to picking up badge onsite. Those who are unable to provide proof of status will be asked to pay the full registration price. A Resident is categorized as a postgraduate physician receiving specialized clinical training in a hospital. A Fellow is categorized as a board-qualified specialist pursuing subspecialty training, not to be confused with a member of a learned society or a graduate student holding a position in a university or college. Resident/Fellow Registrants must enter their Fellowship / Residency information on the contact page.
***Exhibitor representative must provide proof of affiliation (i.e. a 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. Non-exhibiting personnel may register at the Non-Exhibitor Company Representative rate of US $2,500 and only with ISAKOS approval. To register as a Non-Exhibitor Company Representative, please contact the ISAKOS Office.
†Price includes Sports Rehabilitation Concurrent Course only. Registrants cannot attend ICLs or other ISAKOS Congress sessions.

Methods of Registration

Attendees may register one of three methods:

  • Online at the ISAKOS website
  • Mail the Registration form and payment to the ISAKOS Office
  • Fax the Registration form and payment to the ISAKOS Office

Registering Online

Attendees may register for the 2019 ISAKOS Congress online using their credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover Card). Simply follow the instructions on our secure site to register.

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.

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.

2019 ISAKOS Congress
2410 Camino Ramon, Suite 215
San Ramon, CA 94583-4318

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

Registering by Fax

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

Group Registration

If you are registering a group on their behalf, please contact the ISAKOS office at for further information.

Methods of Payment

Registrants can pay for their registration fees in three ways: credit card, check, or wire transfer.

  • Credit Card - ISAKOS accepts American Express, Discover Card, 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.
  • Check - ISAKOS will accept checks for payment of registration fees. The check must be from a US banks 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. 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.

Important Congress Dates

January 31, 2019 Early Registration Rate Ends
March 1, 2019 Refund Registration Deadline
March 31, 2019 Standard Registration Rate Ends
April 1, 2019 Onsite Registration Rate Begins
May 11, 2019 Pre-Courses
May 12, 2019 Congress Opens
May 16, 2019 Congress Closes
Hotel Reservation Deadline Please see the Congress Travel Page

Cancellations & 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, 2019. No refunds will be issued after March 1, 2019. Refunds will not be issued for any events or services included in the Congress that are not used at the discretion of the participant.

Press Registration

The ISAKOS Biennial Congress is a private meeting for medical personnel. Non-exhibiting personnel may be allowed to attend only with ISAKOS approval. Please contact for requests.

On-Site Registration and Badge Pick-Up

Badge pick up is tentatively scheduled to open on Friday May 10, 2019. Date is subject to change.

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

Registration will be open every day at the Cancun International Convention Center during the following hours:

Friday, May 10 14:00 - 17:00  
Saturday, May 11 06:00 - 11:00 Pre-Course Registration Only
Pre-Course Registration Only 06:00 - 11:00
Congress Registration Opens 11:00 - 17:30 Congress Registration Opens
Sunday, May 12 06:30 - 17:30  
Monday, May 13 06:30 - 17:30  
Tuesday, May 14 06:30 - 17:30  
Wednesday, May 15 06:30 - 17:30  
Thursday, May 16 06:30 - 13:00  

*Passport and Visa Requirements

A valid Passport and visa is required to enter Mexico. If you are uncertain of your requirements please consult the nearest Mexican Consulate or Embassy at your earliest convenience.

For more detailed travel, visa, and customs information, visit the Congress Travel page.

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 mailed to you at the price of USD $100. 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 or embassy when planning your travel.

Instructional Course Lectures

Instructional Course Lectures are included in the registration fee of the Congress. Please complete the registration process to view the Congress ICL offerings. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis

ISAKOS Pre-Courses - Saturday May 11, 2019

For the 2019 ISAKOS Congress, ISAKOS is pleased to announce it will be hosting three Morning pre-courses and three Afternoon pre-courses on Saturday, May 11, including:

Morning: 08:00-12:00
Updating and Upgrading the Knee Surgical Techniques (Presented in Spanish)
Actualización y Perfeccionamiento de las Técnicas Quirúrgicas de la Rodilla (En Español)
Current Concepts in Shoulder Surgeries: New Insights in Instability and Rotator Cuff Repair
Knee Arthroplasty: All You Need to Know
Afternoon: 13:00-17:00
Updating and Upgrading the Shoulder Surgical Techniques (Presented in Spanish)
Actualización y Perfeccionamiento de las Técnicas Quirúrgicas del Hombro (EnEspañol)
The Sports Medicine Physician
Masterclass in Knee Sports and Preservation Surgery: A Case Based Approach

Cost of the ISAKOS pre-courses includes admission to both a Morning and an Afternoon pre-course and costs US $200 before January 31, 2019, US $225 between February 1 and March 31, and US $250 after March 31. Participation in multiple pre-courses is allowed, however the full registration fee must be paid.

Social Activities

Opening Ceremony & 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. The Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception will be held on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 17:30-20:00.

Spouse & Guest Morning Café

Enjoy the ISAKOS Congress as a registered guest for the week in Cancun. The Spouse or Guest Morning Café includes a daily morning coffee at the ISAKOS Headquarter Hotel: the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach, located across the street from the Cancun International Convention Center. Registration fees are US $100 for the spouse or guest Morning Café before March 31, 2019 and US $125 after March 31, 2019.

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 at the Member Registration Rate for the 2019 Congress unless all outstanding dues are paid in full at the time of registration. 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 Member Physician rate, they must submit a completed ISAKOS membership application prior to registering for the Congress before February 28, 2019.

Applications for ISAKOS membership may be completed online at Applications for new ISAKOS memberships must be received by the ISAKOS Office by February 28, 2019 to receive the discounted Congress registration rate.

The ISAKOS Membership committee will meet during the Congress to review members with Associate Membership status for promotion to Active Membership status.