How many CME hours can I receive for attending the conference?
ACFAS has approved this activity for a maximum of 26 Continuing Education Contact Hours. Note: Attendance at pre-conference workshops will provide up to 8 additional Continuing Education Contact Hours.

What is the cancellation policy?
Find the cancellation policy here.

Will there be a virtual conference option?
Don’t think you’ll be able to make it to Austin in-person this year? Information on the ACFAS 2022 digital package is coming soon!

How soon will I receive my CME certificate post-conference?
Approximately three weeks post-conference, you will receive an email to review your CME, confirm your attendance and print your transcript.

When does on-site conference registration open?
Conference registration will open Wednesday, Feb. 23, 1–6 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center.

When is the registration cut off?

  • Early bird rates end Nov. 15, 2021
  • On-site registration fees apply after Feb. 9, 2022

Where can I find my member ID?

  • Your membership card
  • Your dues renewal statement
  • Mailing issue of Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Member newsletter, Update

Contact if you are locked out of your account or need assistance.

Family Badges
Family badges ($100 per) will be available for spouses (non-physician) and/or children 14 years and older. Includes Opening Reception and admittance to Exhibit Hall (breaks/lunch).

What is included in the Wrap Party, and how do I get tickets?
The Wrap Party will be held at the Lustre Pearl, one of Austin’s most popular musical venues. Tickets are $65, which includes hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, dinner, live music—and other fun surprises! Space is limited so be sure to purchase your ticket for this special event during registration!

I signed up for a session, but now I want to go to a different session—what do I do?
You can change your session before the conference by emailing If you are on-site and decide to change your sessions, visit the on-site registration desk to have it changed.

Safety/COVID-19 Protocols
While the environment may change between now and February, please be prepared to adhere to whatever policies the College has in place on-site at ACFAS 2022 to ensure a safe experience for everyone. This may include wearing a mask, respecting social distancing markers, and/or any other precautions the venue and the College feel we need to take to ensure a safe event.

Before you travel to Austin:

  • Please check the websites of your airline, airport(s), car rental, and hotel accommodations to review their health and safety protocols.
  • Pack an ample supply of face coverings to use while in the convention hall and throughout your stay in Austin.
  • If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, or do not feel well, please do not travel. If you begin to feel sick during the event, please visit the Austin Convention Center First Aid room, located on Floor 1, room outside Exhibit Hall 3, facing Trinity Street.

How can I get the member rate for the conference?
To receive the member rate for the conference, please download and complete the appropriate membership application. The completed application can be returned by Fax to 773-693-9304 or uploaded to the Membership dropbox at: Use Add File and then begin Upload. Questions should be directed to Please allow at least 48 hours during normal business hours for application processing.

Current members should not create a new online web account as it would not provide you with the member rate. If you forgot your login, please contact

Non-members who are attempting to register for the conference near a deadline should go ahead and register at the non-member rate. Non-members who register and attend the conference have up to 30 days after attending the conference to apply for membership and will receive the difference in the non-member/member rate off their membership.

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