GSOP 2019 Annual Meeting

Alpharetta, Georgia
Thursday, March 14, 2019
GSOP 2019 Annual Meeting
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - Saturday, March 16, 2019

Hotel Avalon
Avalon Boulevard
Alpharetta, Georgia 30009
United States

Map and Directions

It's a brand new Marriott property and we are excited about the change!
GSOP rate is $149.00. Book your room today!

Early Bird Rates! Valid until February 28, 2019
(After February 28th, 100.00 late fee will be added.)

Licensed/Certified O&P Practitioner $300.00
Resident/Tech/Asst/Admin $125.00
Student/Friday only $50.00
Student/Saturday only $50.00
Golf Event $110.00
Exhibitor $700.00
Meeting registrations received after February 28, 2019, will incur a $100 late fee.
No exceptions.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Golf Event
(Golf is NOT included in your registration. You must pay for golf on the Agenda page of the registration site.)
Tee-off at 10:00 am/Lunch is included.
New Golf Venue!  RiverPines Golf Course
Created by nature and enhanced by man, RiverPines Golf Course near Alpharetta, GA is sure to test all levels of golfers. One of the best public golf courses in the Atlanta area, there are 5 sets of tees to cater to all skill levels. The lush Bermuda fairways of this golf course are only topped by perfectly-manicured bentgrass greens. This wonderful 18-hole layout is nestled along the banks of the scenic Chattahoochee River and provides a great golf experience along with its breathtaking natural surroundings.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
10:00am Golf Event at River Pines

Friday, March 15, 2019

7:00-8:00am Registration

8:00am - Welcome  - Matthew Nelson, CPO/LPO, GSOP President
8:10-9:00am  Business Meeting & Licensure Updates

9:00-10:00am Exhibit Hall Opens

10:00-11:00am  Bone Tumors and Orthotic/Prosthetic Treatment, Jorge Fabregas, MD

10:00-11:00am  Bone-Anchored Prosthetic Systems, Kurt Collier, CPO    

11:00-12:00pm  Blount’s Disease and Orthotic Treatment, Robert Montero, MD

11:00-12:00pm Multiarticular Hands, Gerald Stark, Ph.D, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP

12:00 – 1:00  Lunch, Unopposed exhibit hall

1:00-2:00pm An Overview of Charcot-Marie-Tooth: genetic types and their differences, symptoms, and treatment options -- Susan Ruediger

1:00-2:00pm Future Tech and Mod Techniques, Steve Hill, BOCO, CO


2:00-4:30pm Workshop 1: Brace Planning for Crouched Gait, Keith Smith, CO

2:00-4:30pm Workshop 2: Motion Control TASKA Hand Certification Course, Nate Sprunger, CPO


Saturday, March 16, 2019

7:00-8:00am Registration

8:00-9:00am  Panel Discussion – ABC, BOC, AOPA, AAOP, ACA, NCOPE

9:00-10:00am Exhibit Hall Opens

10:0-11:00am  Orthotics Management of Muscular Dystrophy, Brian Emling, CPO
10:00-11:00am Prosthetic Pain Optins, Dr. Miller

11:00-12:00pm  Fall Prevention: You May Just Save A Patient’s Life, Dennis Janisse, CPed

11:00-12:00pm Prosthetic Case Studies

12:00-1:00pm Lunch


1:00-4:00pm Workshop 1: Posterior Dynamic AFO Design & Fabrication, Scott Wimberley, CTPO, CPA & Dave Hughes, LCPO

1:00-4:00pm Workshop 2: Socket design and alignment, Daniel Hickey and Tony Culver


2019 GSOP Silent Auction proceeds will be donated to the Cascade Orthopedic Camp Fire Relief Fund.

The 2018 Camp Fire devastated the town of Paradise and left many without jobs, homes, or personal possessions, creating a lasting impact on the local communities and wildlife.  This fund is facilitated through the local Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation. 


Contact Information

  • Georgia Society of Orthotists & Prosthetists
    Phone 404-382-9093

Payment Instructions

  • If paying by check, please send a copy of your registration, so we know who you are registering, with your check made payable to GSOP:

    Jake Bentley, LO
    GSOP Treasurer
    Georgia Orthopedic Resources    
    7435 Spout Springs Road, #105             
    Flowery Branch, GA  30542

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