Benefits for Members of the
International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery.

 

A) Personal Active (50$) and Student (25$) Membership

Benefits:

  • Reduced rates for annual meetings
  • Right for active and passive election,
  • Eligible to propose and (co-) chair focus group activities,
  • Eligible to participate in focus groups
  • Access to restricted member area on the web site (databases, open source, internal documents, proceedings),…
  • Eligible to host annual meetings of the society (after at least 3 years of personal active membership)
  • (student members) Eligible for mentoring / fellowship / traveling grant programs,
 

B) Active plus ISCAS (80 US$)

Benefits:

  • same as Personal Active Membership - but also includes the membership of the International Society for Computer Aided Surgery (ISCAS)

C) Institutional Memberships (e.g. associations and research institutes) (400$) :

Any established major research society can become an institutional member when admitted by a majority of the Executive Committee. Research Institutes and Clinics can become Institutional Members provided that they are considered to take key functions for new developments in Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery.
Benefits:

  • 1 personal active membership (typically the head of institute or another senior researcher active nominated by the institute willing to act as mentor and hosting students in a research lab/clinic (describe key activities + link to be listed in the reference sites list)
  • Up to 3 student memberships (eligible for student mentoring program and reduced conference fees),
  • Eligible to be listed as CAOS reference lab (incl. short profile of activities) on the CAOS home page
  • 1 institutional poster at annual CAOS meetings (non-peer reviewed poster in the exhibition area (i.e. not as part of the scientific poster sessions but as a part of exhibition informing on the institute activities and profiles)
  • Opportunity to post job offers on the member webpage
  • Opportunity to provide one flying banner image with legend ("courtesy of institute xyz") for CAOS home page
  • Opportunity to apply for CAOS grants (small grants o e.g. 500-2000 € based on proposals submitted to the exec board) for the hosting of CAOS student group field trips
  • 250$ discount on the annual meeting exhibition fees …

D) Corporate Membership Application

Small Enterprise (<30M$ - based on self declaration) fee 1000$
Medium and Large Enterprise (>30M$ - based on self declaration) fee 2500$

"Corporate members will be active, but non-voting members of the Society. Corporate members can sit on committees and focusgroups but not chair any committee or focus group except the Commercial Partners Committee"(Int Soc. CAOS bylaws)
Benefits:

  • Are listed with logos and links as corporate sponsors on the society home page
  • Opportunity to post job offers on the member webpage
  • Invitation to actively participate to the annual CAOS conference commercial partners committee (consulting the local organisers)
  • Opportunity to be partner for CAOS student group field trips to industry and research labs
  • Eligible for participation/organising (only if also exhibitor @ the conference) to annual young investigator speed dating workshops at the annual CAOS meeting ("students meet industry") which could be preconf or during a specific sessions of annual meetings of the society
 
Please use the online form for Personal Membership.
If you are interested in an institutional or corporate membership, please contact:
Dr. Klaus Radermacher, PhD - Secretary General
International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery
Helmholtz-Institute Aachen,
Pauwelsstrasse 20,
D-52074 Aachen,
Germany.
T: +49-241-80-23873
F: +49-241-80-22870
E: office@caos-international.org