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 a series of 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.

The abstract submission deadline passed Monday, August 31st, 2020. Abstracts are currently under review and authors will be notified of the outcome by Friday, September 25th.

Submission 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.
  • In organizing the program, preference will be given to abstracts submitted by August 24th.

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.