Certificate of attendance

A certificate of attendance is issued following the Annual Congress on completion of the evaluation form which is sent via email to each delegate. Delegates may request a certificate of attendance up to six months following an Annual Congress, after this time a certificate will not be issued, it is the responsibility of the delegate to make sure they receive their certificate of attendance within the stated time.

Information regarding CPDs can be found here.


  • Award/Certificate
  • Presidential Merit Award
  • Honorary Fellowship Scrolls
  • President’s Guest Lecture
  • Robert Jones Essay Prize and Medal
  • Howard Steel Lecture
  • BOA Young Investigator Award
  • Clinical Leaders Programme Poster Prize
  • Innovation in Simulation Prize
  • Simulation Free Papers Prize
  • Best of the Best Award
  • UKITE Trainee
  • Medical Students’ Essay Prize
  • Medical Students’ Podium Prize
  • Exhibitors Cup for Best Large Stand
  • Exhibitors Prize for Best Compact Stand
  • Winner
  • Stephen Mannion
  • Andrew Amis, Clare Marx, John Stanley, Angus Wallace
  • Jan Willem K Louwerens
  • Nick Smith
  • Phil Hammond
  • Anthony Howard
  • Anwar Jafri
  • Patrick Garfjeld-Roberts
  • Maulik Gandhi
  • Ewan Goudie
  • Sanjit Singh
  • Sudeep Biswas
  • Robert Westcott
  • Smith and Nephew
  • Arthrex

For the full list of abstracts from the 2017 Congress please download these here.

BOA President 2017

Mr Ian Winson

Congress Photos

The photographs from the BOA Annual Congress 2017 at the ACC Liverpool are now available.

Please contact Simon Callaghan (BOA Congress 2017 official photographer) if you would like more information on purchasing any of the photographs.


If you missed the NatWest session on cyber security and awareness and would like to find out more about what you can do to prevent yourself being a victim of fraud, please watch the video below. You can download the NatWest Congress presentation here.

Congress Videos

Tuesday 19th September
Hip Revalidation 1
Hip Revalidation 2
Charnley Lecture
President’s Welcome
Howard Steel Lecture and Merit awards
The NJR session

Wednesday 20th September
Data and Registries: What do they mean for my practice?
Trauma Research
President’s Guest Lecture
Robert Jones Lecture
Trauma Revalidation 1
Trauma Revalidation 2

Thursday 21st September
Trauma Revalidation 3
Trauma Revalidation 4
The Sir Walter Mercer Lecture
2017 Awards and Medals
Adrian Henry Lecture
President’s Handover
Knee Revalidation 1
Knee Revalidation 2