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2017 Foot & Ankle Conference in Munich

In conjunction with the
The German Association for Foot & Ankle Surgery

Foot and Ankle Conference in Munich, Germany
December 1-2, 2017, 16 CME applied for (meeting in English & German with subtitles)


Exciting Reasons to Attend

  • Christmas markets in Germany are awesome!
  • AAPSM membership for 1 year for non-members
  • Visit the world famous Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Ski in the German Alps or surf in the winter!
  • Buy a BMW at 7% discount and get free airfare to Munich!
  • Eat incredible German sausages and strudel!
  • Two lunches and two dinners included!
  • Make a mini fellowship; scrub in on surgeries
  • Attend a meeting where lecturers present actual results with large case numbers
  • Have hands on, small group workshops with experts

* Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine is approved by the Council on
Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

GFFC (German Association for Foot Surgery)

Tentative Schedule (details below) subject to change

Thursday, November 30, 2017  
Arrive Munich, Germany -  INFINITY Hotel & Conference Resort Munich
Welcome, briefing and collection of case studies (Time TBD)

Andreas-Danzer-Weg 1
Unterschleissheim, Germany 85716,
Telephone +49 89 370 530 0
NOTE: Currently booked, email Martina.Bergler@infinity-munich.de for cancellations

Alternate Hotel: Victor‘s Residenz-Hotels GmbH (5’ walk away from Infinity)
Tel.:  +49 89 379794-100, Fax:  +49 89 379794-111,
mailto:info.cro@victors.de Natasa Bajic (average nightly rate approx. 140 Euros)

Friday, December 1, 2017       
8:30 am - 12:00 pm  TBA
12:30pm - 6pm Hotel Dolce Munich with Lunch workshops (Unterschleissheim U-Bahn)
7pm - ? GFFC Get-together
Evening Dinner Included

Saturday, December 2, 2017    
8:30 am - 11:30 am   TBA
12:30 pm- 4:30 PM Hotel Dolce Munich PM lunch workshop & session with GFFC (translated in English)
4:30-7:30 Travel & workshop ESWT/EMTT Hands-on Workshop
(ECOM/Dr Hans Gollwitzer Office 17 Arabella Strasse, Munich)
Evening Dinner included: 8 pm Kuchelverzeichnis

Sunday, December 3, 2017    
AM review of cases & translations
Return home or on your own or extend visit

Monday, December 4, 2017
Clinic & surgery observation: Schön Klinik, Munich, Dr. Markus Walther, Director

Click here for more detailed schedule (PDF).

What you Need to do to Attend

  1. Have a valid passport to travel to Germany
  2. Make flight reservations to arrive in Munich by Nov 30 evening
  3. Make hotel reservations
  4. Register for meeting on www.aapsm.org & book hotel by Nov.1, 2017 otherwise fee & hotel rate goes up
  5. For lecture opportunity and other info, please email Amol Saxena heysax@aol.com
  6. Look for updated info at www.aapsm.org or email Amol Saxena

Program Goals & Objectives

  1. Understand the outcomes of surgical & non-surgical treatment of Hallux Rigidus
  2. Learn Evidenced based treatments for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinopathy
  3. Understand the role of ESWT/RSW in treating lower extremity pathology
  4. Learn new treatments for Equinus contractures
  5. Understand options for minimally invasive forefoot surgery
  6. Learn new ways of assessing gait and lower extremity biomechanics as well as the influence of footwear, taping and bracing
  7. Learn how to assess foot & ankle pathology in dancers
  8. Understand the pathogenesis of Charcot deformity
  9. Learn treatment options for Hallux valgus deformity in athletic patients and how to treat recurrences.


$350.00 US with first 10 registrants receiving shoe voucher
Late fee - $100 (after November 1, 2017)

Recommended budget: $2000 for travel/registration/hotel

The US dollar is strong! Hotel rates lowered to 149 Euro ($165) until November 12!
Room rate of 130 Euro per night (approx $160 US , King or twin-double) - limit 12 rooms (can add breakfast for 20€pp)

Registration Form

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You may also register by mail or fax.
Click here for the registration form (PDF).

Register by Phone: 301-370-2397
Scan form and email to: ritayates2@aol.com

Your registration is not complete until payment is received.

Click the CONTINUE button below to pay for your registration fee securely online. Or - mail your check (made payable to AAPSM) for the registration fee to the AAPSM at:

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