Join us Friday November 20th, 2020 for ISTA NEWS, a live online event showcasing the work of early career investigators in key topics in joint replacement technology!

NEWS will consist of 4 web-based sessions of approximately 70 minutes in length moderated by subject experts who will give a keynote presentation. This event is designed to provide young investigators with an opportunity to showcase their research at a time when venues are limited.

Call for Abstracts

The abstract submission portal for ISTA NEWS is open! Abstracts will be accepted until Monday, August 24th, 2020 on the following topics:

  • Computer assisted surgery: training tool or surgical assistant?
  • 3D printing: potential applications in arthroplasty
  • Computational modeling for arthroplasty applications
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of new technologies
  • Economic impact of COVID-19 on arthroplasty
  • Patient evaluation & follow-up: the emerging role of telemedicine & wearable sensors

Submission Details

  • Abstract body may be no more than 500 words.
  • Up to 3 figures may be attached.
  • ISTA membership is not required to submit.
  • Any number of abstracts can be submitted for consideration.
  • Submissions may be edited until the abstract submission deadline.
  • Submissions will be selected for presentation after scoring by an expert panel of reviewers. Authors will be notified of the outcome by Friday, September 25th.
  • All selected abstracts require a verbal presentation.
  • There is no fee to present accepted abstracts.

Eligible Presenters:

  • Early career investigators working in academia, medicine or industry.
  • Must be enrolled in a formal course of training in Engineering, Science, Medicine or Surgery (or other field of study related to technology in arthroplasty) at an accredited educational/training institution (e.g. PhD, MD), or have graduated from such a program within four years prior to the date of the symposium.
  • Must be the primary investigator of the work submitted for presentation.

Please note: Presenters returning to a research or clinical activity after parental leave, career breaks or time in other roles are particularly welcome. In these cases, the 4 year eligibility period will be extended by the documented amount of time away from the presenter’s research or clinical career.

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