Guest Nation


OTA will host our colleagues from the Colombian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SCCOT) in 2024 and are excited for the chance to recognize their contributions and achievements.  In addition, OTA will welcome both Ukraine and the Cuban Society of Orthopedics and Trauma (SCOT) as our second Guest Nation countries for the 2024 Annual Meeting. 

  • Membership application fee waived for Guest Nation applications ($50 USD value)
  • Complimentary 1st year Membership Dues for Guest Nation new members ($200 USD value) - Dues may vary based on the World Bank's country classification. 

2024 Guest Nation Flyer - English 
2024 Guest Nation Flyer - Spanish 

History of the Guest Nation Program

The Guest Nation program was initiated in 2011 in recognition of the importance of benefits of sharing knowledge and experience with international colleagues.

Year  Country 
2011 Italy 
2012 Mexico
2013 China
2014 Brazil 
2015 Germany
2016 India
2017 United Kingdom
2018 Netherlands 
2019 Argentina
2020 Postponed
2021 Postponed
2022  Japan
2023 Spain & South Sudan
2024  Colombia, Ukraine & Cuba
2025  Australia