FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Heads to San Diego for the 102nd Annual National Assembly
Washington, DC (September 17, 2019) – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) will host over 2,000 orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic professionals for the 2019 AOPA National Assembly, September 25-28 at the San Diego Convention Center.
The Assembly is the country’s oldest and largest meeting for the orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic profession, this includes companies that manufacture and supply orthoses and prostheses as well as the clinicians who provide the care. Attendees will gather to network with their peers, learn about the latest technology developments, and glean insight into the current and future research impacting the profession. The vast array of topics that will be covered includes outcomes and evidence-based practice, the need for transparent, value-based funding, technology advancements, and osseointegration. The education sessions are accompanied by an Exhibit Hall full of a diverse array of over 150 exhibitors that manufacture, supply, and provide services to the O&P profession.
“The 2019 AOPA National Assembly provides O&P professionals education from the best in the profession, access to the latest in technology and devices, and opportunities to network and have fun with their colleagues, there truly is something for everyone,” stated Eve Lee, Executive Director, AOPA. “This year’s Assembly has all the events attendees have come to expect as well as new opportunities intended to help them continue to successfully run their business and provide quality patient care.”
The Assembly begins Wednesday, September 25 with opening keynote Captain Lanny Boswell, USN (Ret), PhD, PT, OCS. It will also feature country rocker Eddie Montgomery who will perform top Montgomery Gentry hits “Gone,” “Hell Yeah,” “Something to Be Proud of,” and “My Town” at the Veterans Stride Foundation Benefit Concert Thursday, September 26. On Saturday, September 28, Paralympian Jeremy Campbell will address attendees before the Exhibit Hall opens to the public for O&P Expo Day, a unique opportunity to for the public to explore the world of O&P and interact with O&P suppliers showcasing the latest technology, devices, supplies, tools, services, components, and solutions.
For more information on the Assembly including the full schedule visit www.AOPAssembly.org.
About the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA): Through advocacy, research, and education, AOPA improves patient access to quality orthotic and prosthetic care. AOPA, based in Alexandria, VA, is the largest non-profit organization consisting of more than 2,000 O&P patient care facilities and suppliers, dedicated to helping O&P businesses and professionals navigate the multitude of issues surrounding the delivery of quality patient care.