American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Past and Future Annual Business Meetings

The AOA convenes for an Annual Business Meeting each summer. Here's a look at the next meeting, along with policy resolutions with action and reports from the last few annual meetings.

2018 Annual Business Meeting

The AOA's Annual Business Meeting will take place July 16-22, 2018, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, located at 540 N. Michigan Ave. in Chicago. See the meeting itinerary for more information.

The following Primer contains the methods and rules under which the AOA House of Delegates operates.


Submitting Resolutions and Reports

Reports, resolutions, and any other items of business for the Annual Business Meeting must be submitted electronically to cbaggett@osteopathic.org no later than Monday, May 21, 2018, to be included in the online posting and submitted for review. 

Resolutions received after Tuesday, June 19, 2018, will be considered late and must include an explanation of good cause for the delay. The HOD Rules & Order of Business Reference Committee will determine whether the resolution will be considered by the 2018 House of Delegates or deferred until the 2019 Annual Business Meeting.


Guest Registration

All non-voting attendees and guests of the AOA Annual Business Meeting must be registered. If you are an AOA Member attending as an observer, please enter your last name and AOA member number. All other non-AOA member attendees and guests, please select "Continue as Non-Member."