Instructions for Podium Presenters


Presenter Checklist

Update Disclosures

Immediately upon acceptance

  1. Log in to to update your conflicts of interest.
  2. Search the public AAOS Disclosure website for author disclosures and dates submitted.

Qualify for AAHKS Awards

Due by August 29, 2022

  1. Submit your draft manuscript.
  2. Manuscripts for award consideration must be blinded.
  3. Indicate the name of the award (Techniques, Rand, Clinical) you are applying for, and be certain that you are eligible for that award.
  4. You can only submit for one award.
  5. Manuscript must follow JOA formatting. Download and print format guidelines for easy reference.

Submit Final Manuscript for Moderator Review

Due by October 7, 2022

  • Submit final manuscript at
  • The penalty for not submitting your manuscript is that your submissions will not be reviewed the following year.

Create PowerPoint and Upload to AAHKS

Due by October 14, 2022

  1. Download the AAHKS slide template.
  2. PowerPoint slides must be 16:9 ratio for the large screen in the ballroom.
  3. Presentations are intended to be NO MORE THAN six minutes in length, followed by a 10-minute discussion every third or fourth presentation.
  4. If the presenter is not the senior author, then a senior author should be on site to assist with answering audience questions.
  5. Presentations must be submitted prior to the start of the Annual Meeting.
  6. Any embedded video must be submitted as a separate file.
  7. A production crew member will be available to assist you with any last-minute changes.

Submit Final Manuscript for JOA Proceedings

Due by December 1, 2022

  1. Award recipients are expected to submit their manuscripts for publication in the JOA “Proceedings of the AAHKS Annual Meeting.”
  2. In the cover letter, note that your paper is for consideration in the “Proceedings of the AAHKS Annual Meeting” issue of the JOA and that it was selected as a podium presentation for the AAHKS Annual Meeting.
  3. Upload your manuscript and cover letter after logging in to the JOA website. Select “Proceedings of AAHKS” under “choose article type” when submitting.
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