GFAS | Global Foot & Ankle Symposium 2022

This symposium will provide a unique opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and dissemination of research findings throughout the international community.

Novastep, Your foot & ankle company, cordially invites you to register, attend and participate in the 2022 Global Foot and Ankle Symposium (GFAS).

Next edition of GFAS will be held on March 11-12, 2022 in Annecy, the “little Venice of the Alps”.  Nestled amongst the majestic French Alps and surrounded by stunning natural scenery lies the magical town of Annecy. Engulfed by the spectacular lake, Annecy is a place of dazzling natural beauty. Rich in history dating over 2000 years, this is none more evident than in the enchanting medieval heart of the old town, and by the glorious grand Chateau completed in 1565. The symposium will be held at the Imperial Palace Hotel Conference Center.

This symposium will provide a unique opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and dissemination of research findings throughout the international community. Attendees will benefit from an exceptional opportunity to share knowledge, experience and friendship. The academic program showcases a distinguished, international faculty of renowned foot and ankle experts, presiding over an agenda that features didactic lectures, practical exercises, case presentations and compelling point/counterpoint discussions that will bring to light the very best in state-of-the-art global clinical and scientific expertise.

Getting to ANNECY

Located just 25 miles (40 km) to the south of Geneva (Switzerland) in the southeast region of France, Annecy can be easily accessed from around the world. From your point of origin, there are several possibilities to reach Annecy. If arriving by airplane, the most convenient way is to arrive in Geneva International Airport, (GVA).  Annecy is also accessible from either Paris or Lyon via TGV Train.






Alan NG


Scientific Chair

Nazim MEHDI, Toulouse

Olivier BONIFACE, Annecy 


Pierre Barouk

Bordeaux, France

A Holly Johnson

New York, USA

Guillaume Kerhousse

Rennes, France

Carlos Maynou

Lille, France

Alan Ng

Denver, USA

Scientific Chair

Olivier Boniface

Annecy, France

Nazim Mehdi

Toulouse, France

Scientific Program

Please check back for our complete scientific program with full details and course material downloads.

Friday – March 11th, 2022

1 – Hallux Rigidus

2 – Corporeal Achilles tendinopathy

3 – TaloCalcaneal Synostosis

4 – Standard Hallux Valgus : Is this MIS or Open?

5 – Sesamoid pathology

6 – Hammertoe deformity

Saturday – March 12th, 2022

7 – Varus Ankle Arthritis

8 – Peroneal tendon pathology

9 – Ankle Instability


March 11th – 12th

2 days | 9 Topics | 9 Battles

Register Today


Imperial Palace Hotel

Allée de l’Impérial 74000 Annecy, France
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