Podium Presenter Requirements

Paper presentations should be 6 minutes in length and will be timedManuscripts for podium presentations are due October 1, 2018.    This is a requirement and those that fail to submit by the deadline will not be included in the award competition.  The manuscript should be submitted in a Word Document without Track Changes, pictures or tables; and include a title page with all the authors’ names, rank and contact information.  Please send the manuscript to [email protected]

Please go online and click the disclosure link on the SOMOS homepage at www.somos.org or go to www.aaos.org to complete the Mandatory Financial Disclosure Form, if your information needs to be updated since your abstract was submitted.   All co-authors must complete a Financial Disclosure Form in order for you to present at the meeting. It is your responsibility to have your co-authors go online to complete the form.   Disclosure information must be updated yearly.   This paperwork needs to be completed, and returned along with your Annual Meeting registration form and fee on or before September 10, 2018.  Your presentation will be removed from the program if all of your co-authors do not complete the Disclosure Form by November 20th. 

The Financial Disclosure and FDA Forms attached to your acceptance letter are not optional. The ACCME requires the Mandatory Financial Disclosure Form be completed by all authors and coauthors and returned to our office in order for you to speak at the meeting. In addition, they require that the 1st or 2nd slide of your presentation include your disclosure statement.  This slide should outline the disclosure information included on the disclosure form. 

Refer to the Guidelines for Podium Presentation and Audiovisual Download Instructions for additional presentation information, both on the SOMOS website.  Complete meeting information along with the Preliminary Program are all available on the SOMOS website. 

The 60th Annual Meeting of SOMOS will be held December 10-14, 2018 at the Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado.  All the meeting information including social, recreation, hotel and registration are available on the SOMOS Website. You Should make your hotel reservation and register for the meeting nowAll abstract presenters receive the member registration fee and are required to register for the meeting.  If you are a Resident or Fellow, please register at the Resident/Fellow registration fee.