Schedule At A Glance

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Sunday, October 27
12:00 pm-5:00 pmRegistration Open
8:00 am-5:30 pmASC Administrators CASC Training Course
2:00 pm-5:00 pmMastering Joint Commission Standards Pre-Conference Workshop
2:00 pm-5:00 pm Reverse Expo
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4:30 pm-5:30 pmReverse Expo Reception (open to Reverse Expo participants and participating vendors)
Monday, October 28
7:00 am-6:30 pmRegistration Open
7:15 am-8:00 amGrab-and-Go Breakfast
8:00 am-9:15 amOpening Keynote
9:15 am-10:00 amKeynote Book Signing and Refreshment Break
10:00 am-12:15 pmBreakout Sessions
Look for sessions sponsored by:
12:30 pm-1:45 pmLuncheon Presentations, sponsored by:

2:00 pm-6:00 pmPeriop Networking & Innovation Hub Open
2:15 pm-3:00 pm“Tea Talks” Afternoon Break in the Hub
2:15 pm-4:15 pmExhibitor CE Sessions, Sponsored by:
Cardinal Health
Somnia Inc.
STERIS Instrument Management Services
SureCount Surgical
4:30 pm-5:00 pmPoster Gallery Happy Hour & Presentations
4:30 pm-6:00 pm“Welcome to Sin City” Reception in the Hub
Tuesday, October 29
7:00 am-5:30 pmRegistration Open
7:30 am-8:45 amBreakfast Presentations, sponsored by:
9:00 am-9:50 amBreakout Sessions
Look for sessions sponsored by:
Copient Health
Vizient, Inc.
10:00 am-2:30 pmPeriop Networking & Innovation Hub Open
10:15 am-10:45 amPoster Gallery Presentations
10:15 am-11:00 am“Bagels & Banter” Morning Break in the Hub
10:30 am-1:30 pmExhibitor CE Sessions
Sponsored by:
Cardinal Health
Somnia Inc.
STERIS Instrument Management Services
SureCount Surgical
10:30 am-11:30 pmPitchers & Pitches
11:45 am-12:45 pmLunch in the Hub; Peer-to-Peer Roundtable Discussions
12:45 pm-1:30 pm“S’More Connections” Dessert Break in the Hub
2:15 pm-2:30 pm“Trick OR Treat” Networking Competition Prize Giveaways in the Hub
2:45 pm-5:00 pmBreakout Sessions
5:30 pm-8:30 pmOR Manager’s Night Out: Neon Oasis
Sponsored by:
Wednesday, October 30
7:00 am-12:00 pmRegistration Open
7:30 am-8:30 amBreakfast Presentation & OR Manager Awards Ceremony
8:45 am-11:00 amBreakout Sessions
11:15 am-12:15 pmClosing Keynote
12:15 pmConference Adjourns



The ASC/Outpatient track is designed to address the unique
needs for leaders running the business of outpatient surgery. Bridging the gap for both freestanding surgery centers and hospital outpatient surgery departments, the ASC track covers the strategic, financial, operational, clinical, regulatory, leadership and staffing needs specific to outpatient surgery centers.


The Business track is designed for OR managers who are looking to expand their knowledge on the financial and performance side of the OR. Discover how to make the right decision to invest in new technology, capitalize on data, optimize staffing capacity, and achieve peak performance. This track encompasses business acumen tools and real-world case studies to help you maximize efficiencies and increase profitability of the OR.

Creative Staffing NEW FOR 2024!

The Creative Staffing track has been added to provide real-world case studies on how other healthcare facilities are solving the staffing crisis in their health system, and will provide attendees with take-home tools and strategies to implement upon return.


The Leadership track is for OR leaders who are looking to thrive in the most challenging environment. Hear from a diverse group of peers on success stories and lessons learned in the OR. This track focuses on developing effective leaders, novel approaches to managing team dynamics, and legislative advocacy.

New Leader

The New Leader Track is designed for the novice OR leader who has recently been promoted in their role or would like to improve their skills to successfully lead the surgical suite. A wide range of topics will cover critical business concepts, human resource issues, patient safety and quality, staff retention, team communication and much more.

Recommended for leaders with less than 5 years experience or veterans seeking a refresher.


The Clinical/PACU Track is designed for perioperative nurse leaders who focus on patient care for any surgical specialty. The sessions will include topics on creative strategies to improve PACU throughput, patient safety, post-operative care, social determinants of health, patient satisfaction and a PACU leadership panel discussion. Take-home tools will be provided to implement at any sized facility.