ASES 2021 Annual Meeting – Know Before You Go

We are thrilled that you are joining us in Tampa this week for three full days of education, industry engagement and networking!

This letter includes a plethora of information to ensure that your time at the ASES Annual Meeting is productive and successful. If after reviewing this information, you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us .

Education Program:
We have developed an education-packed agenda that we know will appeal to everyone in our society. The program features:

  • Over 60 papers of original research
  • 35 poster sessions in the Exhibit Hall
  • Nine Instructional Course Lectures and five Symposia with a case-based format to generate controversy and debate

All members will receive 17.5 CME for attending the ASES 2021 Annual Meeting

All pre-registered attendees will have badges ready for pick up on site at the Registration Desk located in the Tampa Bay Ballroom Foyer on the 4th Floor of the JW Marriott during scheduled registration hours:

Tuesday, December 14th,  4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 15th,  6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 16th,  6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, December 17th, 6:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

ASES Annual Meeting Mobile App:
In addition to your Annual Meeting Program Guide, our Mobile App is full of the most up-to-date information on everything going on during the meeting. Please take a moment to download the app in 3 easy steps before you go!

1. Search:  The Apple Store or Google Play for:  ASES Meetings

2. Username:  When asked for a username, please enter your email address

3. Code:  When asked for a code, please enter:  ases2021am

Exhibit Hall Hours:
We hope you will spend some time in our exhibit hall, visiting our Strategic Partners and viewing our vast array of Scientific Posters.

Wednesday, December 15th,  6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 16th, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, December 17th,  6:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Networking and Special Events:
There are many opportunities to network with your friends and colleagues over the course of the week, please join us for the following special events!

Daily Breakfast (Wednesday-Friday): 
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., Tampa Bay Ballroom 6-9 (Exhibit Hall) 4th Floor

Wednesday, December 15th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.:    President’s/New Member Welcome Reception, Tampa Bay Ballroom Foyer, 4th Floor
Thursday, December 16th, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.:        Wine, Cheese and Posters, Tampa Bay Ballroom 6-9 (Exhibit Hall), 4th Floor
Thursday, December 16th, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.:      Member Reception and Gala, Ybor Ballroom, 2nd Floor (Members and registered guests only; cocktail attire recommended)
Friday December 17th, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.:            All Show Luncheon, Tampa Bay Ballroom 1-4, 4th Floor

Daily Spouse/Guest Breakfast
If your spouse/guest is registered to attend, we have a special breakfast set up for them daily from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in the Gandy Room on the third floor of the JW Marriott.

Industry Lunch Workshops:
Please  support our Strategic Partners during their Industry Lunch Workshops on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon (rooms are listed in the program guide and on the mobile app)

Wednesday, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Arthrex:   Simplifying Shoulder Arthroplasty: Algorithm, Planning, and Decision Making
FX Shoulder:   A Journey with FX: A Joint Discussion on Stemless Shoulder Arthroplasty
Skeletal Dynamics:  Management of Severe Elbow Instability
Stryker:  3D Planning for Complex Primaries and Revisions

Thursday, 11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
DJO:  Reaching Higher by Design from Anatomic to Reverse
DePuy Synthes:  Introducing the Next Generation of Shoulder Arthroplasty
Exactech:  Shoulder Arthroplasty in 2021+: A New Level of Partnership in Patient Care
Stryker Sports Medicine:  InSpace: A breakthrough in shoulder care
Zimmer Biomet:    Conquering the Glenoid: From Primary to Complex Revision

Annual Meeting COVID-19 Policy
In order to help keep everyone attending as safe as possible, the following protocol is in place:

  • Vaccinations are recommended for all attendees.
  • If you are not feeling well, please do not participate in Annual Meeting activities
  • Masks are required at all times. If you forget yours, we will have disposable ones available at the registration desk.
  • Keep your distance: Please maintain social distancing as much as possible during the meeting.

If you have any questions, or need additional information, please visit us at the registration desk located on the 4th floor of the JW Marriott or contact us at

Thank you all in advance for your contributions to the success of the 2021 Annual Meeting! We look forward to seeing you!

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