Anterior Hip Foundation Innovation Symposium 2023 Las Vegas

Advancing Anterior Hip Approach with Technology
Our mission remains committed to challenging the status quo, learning new ways to approach a problem, and creating future solutions.

Register AHF 2023

Sponsored fellows and residents do not need to register

Join us in Las Vegas on 5-6 May 2023 for the AHF Innovation Symposium: “Advancing Anterior Hip Approach with Technology.”

We have hands-on labs, lively discussions of controversial topics and debates about current technologies, presentations, panels and more.

The popular Ortho Shark Tank is back – where a new round of participants will introduce their innovative products and solutions to our Sharks.

Registration begins at 7 am on May 5th outside the Beethoven Conference Center.

If you have any problems or questions, please email us at [email protected]
Please join Zimmer Biomet for this hands-on experience that will include primary, revision, and technology stations related to the Anterior Hip Approach.
This event is solely for HCPs registered for the Anterior Hip Foundation Innovation Symposium, and requires separate registration with Zimmer Biomet.
If you check “Plan to Attend,” Zimmer Biomet will follow up with you regarding registration, which is first-come-first-serve (slots are limited).

AHF Hotel Room Block Reservation

May 4, 2023 – May 6, 2023

All attendees, please use this link to reserve your room(s). 

Alternatively, use room block code when making a reservation: 6HIP0523
Call: 1(702) 770-7000. 

Our Founder Sponsors

Anterior Hip Advanced
BioSkills Lab

Please join Zimmer Biomet for this hands-on experience, which will include primary, revision, and technology stations related to the Anterior Hip Approach.

Join the program’s debates and dialogues and share your opinions.

Continue the conversation with face-to-face interactions.

  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks, wi-fi and other benefits are included, as well as specially negotiated AHF resort room discounts. 
  • Course agenda permits easy arrival on Thursday evening and departures back on Saturday afternoon. 
  • The Exhibitor hall is located immediately adjacent to the conference room to provide attendees with ample opportunities to check out the latest tools, technologies and innovations from leading vendors.
  • The 2023 program will take place in a high-end 9,000+ square foot conference center including patio space, with excellent opportunities for demonstrations and conversations. 
  • 20+ guest lecturers  to stimulate debate and inspire innovation in your own practice. 
  • Emphasis areas to include advancements in technologies, techniques and new insights in the field of anterior approach THA.
  • The agenda includes the popular Shark Tank featuring presentations from orthopedic start-ups.
  • Fellows and Residents have the opportunity to get first-hand experience of anterior approach total hip arthroplasty in the Cadaver Lab.

Bring your challenging cases to discuss! The intimate nature of the event gives each attendee unrivalled access to the foremost thinkers in the field of joint replacement.

Ortho Shark Tank - 2023

Showcasing New Technologies

Our Ortho Shark Tank session will feature presentations of technologies currently in development and has been hugely popular with our audience in the past.
  • Innovators and Medical Companies will present their latest technologies to a panel of industry representatives, experts and investors.
  • Be the first to see what these companies are working on.
  • You don’t want to miss the excitement as these innovators try to make their case before time is up!

If you have any questions about Ortho Shark Tank, reach out to us at [email protected].


Ortho Shark Tank - 2023 Application

Are you brave enough to face the AHF Sharks?
 - present your technology to industry leaders
 - gain valuable feedback for your start-up
 - gain exposure among a community of orthopedic surgeons


The highly successful Cadaver Lab will be back for 2023, where we aim to host a new cohort of orthopedic Fellows and Residents.
An exclusive opportunity to introduce technologies and devices to the next generation of orthopedic surgeons.
  • Sponsorships are available to cover:
  • Participation in the educational cadaver lab opportunity.
  • Pre-course video lectures covering the technique of anterior approach THA.
  • Registration for the AHF Innovation Symposium Event.
  • Up to $1,400 reimbursement for travel and accommodation expenses.
  • Transportation to and from the cadaver lab location from the Encore Wynn Hotel.

Resident & Fellow Cadaver Lab Application

We are excited to announce that the Anterior Hip Foundation will sponsor 60 fellows and residents to participate in a hands-on, anterior total hip cadaver lab on Thursday, May 4th from 10 am – 4:30pm in Las Vegas. 
  • Taking place the day before the conference (4th May), Fellows and Residents are able to get hands on experience with anterior total hip arthroplasty, learning from some of the best in in the industry.

Our 2023 Diamond Sponsors

Our 2023 Titanium Sponsors


Thursday 4 May 2023

Friday 4 May 2023

Friday Session 1:

Acetabulum and Hip stability

Moderator: Dr. Joseph Schwab

Friday Session 2:

Femoral techniques and fixation

Moderator Dr. Tania Ferguson

Friday Session 3:

Perioperative efficiencies and outcomes
Moderator: Dr. Kris Corten

Friday Session 4:


Moderator: Dr. Charlie DeCook

Saturday 5 May 2023

Saturday Session 5:

ASC considerations for 2023 and beyond
Moderator: TBD

Saturday Session 6:

Advancing anterior hip surgery
Moderator: Dr. Joel Matta

Saturday Anterior Hip Advanced BioSkills Lab

  • Saturday Anterior Hip Advanced BioSkills Lab
    Saturday Anterior Hip Advanced BioSkills Lab 1:00-4:00 PM

    Please join Zimmer Biomet for this hands-on experience.
    Tentative agenda :
    o 12:30pm Shuttle departs Encore/Wynn Hotel
    o 1:00pm Lunch at the lab
    o 1:30pm Anterior Hip Advanced BioSkills Lab
    o 4:00pm Adjourn

Our 2023 Silver Sponsors

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