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2017 ACPOC Annual Meeting

March 22-25, 2017
Omni Houston Galleria Hotel

Houston, Texas

Exhibitor registration is now open. Reserve your space today!
2017 Exhibitor Prospectus

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New Investigator Research Award

This award is for qualified students and residents in O&P, MD, OT, and PT programs, who are completing or have completed their directed study in the current year. The study must be applicable to the pediatric population. Visit our Award website for more information.

2017 Meeting Objectives

The objectives of this annual meeting are to present and evaluate new ideas, techniques and methodology and treatment of children with limb deficiencies, and to provide the participants with an opportunity to clinically evaluate and directly interact with proponents of new research knowledge pertinent to the management of these children. Participants will hear and view presentations in a variety of formats including scientific paper presentations, posters, symposia, and special presentations. There will be an opportunity for speakers to present challenging cases and creative solutions. A technical and scientific workshop format is used to present new approaches and ideas to difficult or unsolved problems.

Who Should Attend?

Physicians, nurses, orthotists, prosthetists, social workers, rehabilitation engineers, physical and occupational therapists, and other health professionals who care for children with orthopaedic and related disabilities will benefit.

ACPOC 2017 Annual Meeting Hector Kay Lecture and Presidential Guest Speaker TBD

Continuing Education Credit TBD

Technical Workshops, Wednesday, March 22, TBD 11:30 AM start. ARRIVE EARLY.

Scientific Workshop

Physician Guided Case Study Forum - This will be a moderated, but informal session, open to all disciplines. Anyone can bring in a case for discussion with their peers. If you'd like to present to the group, please email the title and brief description of the case to the ACPOC office at . Due to HIPAA, please do not bring patient(s) or patient's family with you to this session.

Hotel Information:

Please book your lodging within the official room block. Staying at our contracted hotel is important to ACPOC and to the Houston Galleria Hotel where we are holding this meeting. You are helping ACPOC meet their contractual obligations. Please take this into consideration when making your accommodation decision. ACPOC negotiated rate for single/double rooms is $149.00 plus tax over the meeting dates. The hotel cut-off date for ACPOC blocked rooms is February 27, 2017.

Please note that it is not uncommon for the housing block to fill prior to the stated cut-off date. Early reservations are encouraged. Should the room block become full before, or after February 27, 2017, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

Omni Houston Galleria Hotel is centrally located in the prestigious Uptown Post Oak/Galleria area and is just minutes from all of the excitement that Houston, Texas has to offer. You are just 10 minutes by car from the central business district.

To book your hotel reservation, please click the link to reserve your room. Or you can call the Omni Houston Galleria Hotel at (713) 871-8181 to make your hotel reservations. Please reference the ACPOC 2017 Annual Meeting to secure the discounted hotel rate. A double bed room or a king bed room is $149.00 per night, tax is not included. There is a cutoff date of February 27, 2017, subject to availability.

Important message: It was brought to our attention that an outside company is contacting ACPOC members and exhibitors, identifying themselves as the authorized ACPOC housing contact, and offering reduced hotel room rates. Please do not book though an outside agency. ACPOC has not contracted with any housing bureau or company for room reservations. Notify us if you are contacted by an independent group or groups for housing.

Airport & Transportation Information:


WILLIAM P. HOBBY AIRPORT (HOU) (approximately 25 minutes)


Additional Area Activities:

When you want to explore activities outside the resort area, you will find a variety of options within minutes of our location:

Weather: March average high 72°F and average low 51°F.

Thank you to our 2016 Exhibitors and Supporters!*


Ability Dynamics Fillauer Companies TRS


DAFO Spinal Technology, Inc.
Hanger Clinic

Future Meetings: Go to top of page

March 22-25, 2017
Omni Houston Hotel
Houston, Texas

April 11-14, 2018
JW Marriott Hotel
Grand Rapids, Michigan

The 2016 ACPOC Annual Meeting Final Program and PDFs of the Presentations will be uploaded to the Members Only area soon.

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