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of Orthopedic Surgery & Traumatology

6-9 November 2017
Palais des Congres

Congress Award

2016 SOFCOT Congress Award

Awards: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Grand Auditorium 3:50 p.m.

SOFCOT award for best communication (*): € 2,000
This award recognizes the best article.
Jury: Henry Parent, Didier Mainard, Paul Bonnevialle Patrice Papin

1 iPad Mini (32 GB) with the following downloadable contents:

  • l2016 Teaching Conferences
  • a year access to RCOT’s journal

Jury: Bernard Augereau, Philippe Beaufils, Denis Huten, Rémi Kohler, Patricia Thoreux

DESC Academy Award (AOT):
Free registration and full support (travel and accommodation) to attend the "FORTE Summer School" Course organized by EFORT for surgeons at the end of their internship, and at the beginning of their practice in a clinic.Jury :
Jury: Boisgard Stéphane Hervé Thomazeau, Olivier Courage, Paul Bonnevialle, Nicolas Reina

Prix Innovation et recherche Frantz Langlais (*) : 2000 €

FICOT (Foundation for Innovation in Orthopedics and Traumatology) Innovation Award in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology. It is awarded to an author of a clinical research communication aged under 35.
Jury : Arnaud Blamoutier (Président FICOT), Patricia Thoreux (Vice-Présidente FICOT), Gilles Walch (Vice-Président FICOT)


SHAM Risk management Award in orthopedics: € 2,500
This award recognizes the best article dealing about risk management in orthopedics.
Jury: Jacques Cato, Patrice Papin

FHP Award (Federation of Private Hospitals) Research in Clinical Sciences: € 1,500
This award recognizes the research work of a young surgeon, during or at the end of his training.
Jury: SOFCOT Scientific Council: Didier Mainard, Hernigou Philippe, Jean-Michel Clavert, Paul Bonnevialle, Philippe Rosset, Herve Thomazeau, Franck Fitoussi, Stéphane Boisgard Philippe Rosset, Moussa Hamadouche Stéphane Descamps

Pol Blaimont francophone international scientific Award (**): 4000 €
Application deadline: September 30, 2016
This award aims to reward an Orthopedic Surgeon, a team of Orthopedic Surgeons, a team of scientists, presenting an original work of basic research in orthopedics-traumatology. The award will be presented at the SOFCOT annual conference.


(*) Communication accepted for the Congress and presented by an author under 35 years. The winners will be chosen by a jury upon submission of the communication document (paper or electronic), including PowerPoint presentation or detailed text. The document must be received by the Secretariat at least one month before the Congress.

(**) Applications, in French, will be sent before September 30, 2016 Ms. Turri, Secretariat, Pr F Schuind, Orthopedic-Traumatology Service, Clinics of Brussels University, Erasmus Hospital, 808 route de Lennik, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium - to be reviewed by the Scientific selection Committee.


registration will be open

March 15th

Deadline for abstract submission

March 27, 2017 (midnight)

Abstracts acceptance confirmation

June 15, 2017

Conference + registration fee

until 1 July

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Registration at preferential rates

until September 15, included

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After October 30, included

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