Please contact to update or amend your congress registration.

Please remember late & on-site registration after 31 August will be charged at an additional R575 per person, including VAT. The Late & On-site registration for daily attendance will be charged at an additional R250.00 p/p incl VAT.

Allied Health must provide proof of status before picking up your badge on-site. Those unable to provide proof of status will be asked to pay the full registration price.

If you are an Interenational invited SAOA speaker, you will be emailed a specific registration link with your registration details. If you have not received this email, please contact:

  •  To receive a full refund, you must cancel your registration by Friday, 11 August 2023
  • Written requests for registration refunds must be on or before Friday, 11 August 2023.
  •  All congress cancellations received by Friday 11 August 2023 will receive a full refund less an R575.00 administration fee.
  • No refunds will be made after Friday, 11 August 2023.
  • Refunds will be processed after Congress.
  • Refunds can only be made via the original payment method.
  • Refunds by bank transfers may incur processing fees from your bank over which we have no control. No refunds are given for no-shows at the South African Orthopaedic Congress.
  • Full terms and conditions will be available for review on the online registration portal during your online registration.

Should you, for any reason, not be able to register or have difficulties registering, please get in touch:

Delegate queries:
SAOA membership queries: Jeanne- Marie Agnello

SAOA members in good standing will receive, via direct email, a link to register for the SAOA 2023 Congress. SAOA members cannot register for SAOA 2023 congress via the SAOA website. SAOA Membership payment for 2023 is required in advance to enable you to register for the SAOA 2023 Congress. If you have not received an email with this information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the SAOA Membership office at