ISAKOS Congress 2015: Registration


Thank you for your interest in registering for the 2015 ISAKOS Congress in Lyon, France!

Registration Fees

(All prices are given in US dollars.)

ISAKOS Congress Registration After April 30, 2015 and Onsite
Member * US $900
Non-Member US $1,150
Presenter/Faculty US $975
Allied Health** US $600
Resident/Fellow ** US $600
Exhibitor Representative *** US $725
ICLs No Additional Fee – Included in Registration
Saturday, June 6, 2015
After April 30, 2015 and Onsite
Advances in Management of Knee Pathology: ACL, Meniscus, Patellofemoral, Osteotomy and Chondral Pathology US $225
International Update on Surgical Controversies of the Shoulder US $225
ISAKOS and FIFA: Treatment of Soccer Players US $225
Concurrent Course After April 30, 2015 and Onsite
Sports Rehabilitation Concurrent Course † US $475
Sports Rehabilitation Concurrent Course with Congress Registration US $100
Social Activities After April 30, 2015 and Onsite
Welcome Reception
Sunday, June 7
No Additional Fee – Included in Registration
Spouse and Guest Morning Cafe US $125

*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 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 Physiotherapy Course and Exhibit Access only. Registrants cannot attend ISAKOS Congress ICLs or other 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

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

Registering Online

Attendees may register for the 2015 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.

2015 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 to the ISAKOS Office with their credit card information. Fax +1 (925) 807-1199


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 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.

Registration Deadlines

September 1, 2014 – February 28, 2015
February 29, 2015 – April 30, 2015
March 1, 2015
June 5, 2015
June 6, 2015
June 7, 2015
June 11, 2015
Hotel Reservation Deadline

Early Registration Rates Available
Late Registration Rates Available
Refund Registration Deadline
Onsite Registration Open
Congress Opens
Congress Closes
(Please see the Travel Section of the Congress website)

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 April 1, 2015. 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

Badge pick up is tentatively scheduled to open on Friday June 5, 2015. Date is subject to change.

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 Lyon Conference Centre during the following hours:

Friday, June 5 14:00 - 18:00  
Saturday, June 6 06:00 – 10:00 Pre-Course Registration Only
  10:00 – 18:00 Congress Registration Opens
Sunday, June 7 06:30 – 17:00  
Monday, June 8 06:30 – 17:00  
Tuesday, June 9 06:30 – 15:30  
Wednesday, June 10 06:30 – 17:00  
Thursday, June 11 06:30 – 12:00  

Passport and Visa Requirements

A valid Passport is required to enter France. Participants from certain countries may be required to obtain a visa to enter France. If you are uncertain of your requirements please consult your nearest French 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 mailed 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.

Press Registration

The ISAKOS Biennial Congress is a private meeting for medical personnel. Although, non-exhibiting personnel may be allowed to attend with ISAKOS approval. Please use the Press Guidelines and Regulations Request Form to begin the Press registration process.

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 Saturday, June 6, 8:00 – 17:30

For the 2015 ISAKOS Congress, ISAKOS is pleased to announce it will be hosting three pre-courses on Saturday June 6 including Advances in Management of Knee Pathology: ACL, Meniscus, Patellofemoral, Osteotomy and Chondral Pathology, International Update on Surgical Controversies of the Shoulder, and ISAKOS and FIFA: Treatment of Soccer Players. Cost of the ISAKOS Pre-courses is $175 before February 28, 2015 and $200 between March 1 and April 30th, after April 30th the cost will be $225. Participation in multiple Pre-Courses is allowed, however full registration fees must be paid for each course.

Social Activities

Opening Celebration & Welcome Reception - Sunday, June 7, 2015

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 Celebration begins promptly at 17:45 in the General Session, followed by the Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall at 18:00.

Guest and Spouse Morning Café

Enjoy the ISAKOS Congress as a registered guest for the week in Lyon. The spouse and guest Morning Café includes a daily morning coffee at the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour Hotel. Registration fees are $75 for the spouse or guest Morning Café before February 28, 2015, $100 from March 1 – April 30, and $125 after April 30th, 2015.

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’s Registrations Rate for the 2015 Congress without any outstanding dues being paid in full to the society. 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, 2015.

Applications for ISAKOS membership may be completed online on the ISAKOS website at Applications for new ISAKOS memberships must be received by March 31, 2015 to receive the discounted Congress registration rate.

The ISAKOS Membership committee will review members with Associate Membership status for promotion to Active Membership status on Thursday, June 11, 2015.