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.


Presidential Merit AwardStephen Mannion
Honorary Fellowship ScrollsAndrew Amis, Clare Marx, John Stanley, Angus Wallace
President’s Guest LectureJan Willem K Louwerens
Robert Jones Essay Prize and MedalNick Smith
Howard Steel LecturePhil Hammond
BOA Young Investigator Award Anthony Howard
Clinical Leaders Programme Poster Prize Anwar Jafri
Innovation in Simulation PrizePatrick Garfjeld-Roberts
Simulation Free Papers PrizeMaulik Gandhi
Best of the Best AwardEwan Goudie
UKITE TraineeSanjit Singh
Medical Students’ Essay PrizeSudeep Biswas
Medical Students’ Podium PrizeRobert Westcott
Exhibitors Cup for Best Large Stand Smith and Nephew
Exhibitors Prize for Best Compact StandArthrex

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