Schedule At a Glance

Sunday, October 16
10:00 am – 6:30 pm Registration Open
11:00 am – 5:00 pmPre-Conference Workshops
Monday, October 17
6:30 am – 6:30 pmRegistration Open
7:00 – 8:00 amGrab-and-Go Breakfast
8:00 – 11:00 amReverse Expo
11:15 am – 12:15 pmConcurrent Breakout Sessions
12:30 – 1:45 pmConcurrent Luncheons
2:00 – 3:00 pmConcurrent Breakout Sessions
3:15 – 4:15 pmOpening Keynote
4:30 – 6:30 pmExhibit Hall Opening Kick-Off Party
Tuesday, October 18
6:30 am – 6:30 pmRegistration Open
7:00 – 8:00 amSponsored Breakfast
8:15 – 9:15 amConcurrent Breakout Sessions
9:30 – 10:30 amConcurrent Breakout Sessions
10:30 am – 4:30 pmExhibit Hall Hours
10:45 am – 4:30 pmExhibitor Presented CE Programs
11:00 am – 12:00 pmPoster Gallery Presentations
11:15 am – 12:30 pmBoxed Lunches on the Show Floor
4:45 – 6:00 pmAwards Ceremony & Keynote
6:00 – 6:30 pmBook Signing
6:30 – 8:00 pmOR Manager’s Night Out
Wednesday, October 19
6:30 am – 12:30 pmRegistration Open
7:00 – 8:15 amSponsored Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 amConcurrent Breakout Sessions
9:45 – 10:45 amConcurrent Breakout Sessions
11:00 am – 12:00 pmClosing Keynote
12:00 – 12:30 pmBook Signing

Breakout Session Tracks

Focusing on the particular needs of managing the ASC, this track delivers detailed education sessions on how to run a successful ASC and outpatient center.

Understand how to effectively manage the finances of your perioperative suite by learning from the industry experts.

Covering topics focusing on the treatment of patients, the Clinical Track will prepare you to meet updated regulations and standards. In addition, this track will cover nurse educator and preceptor training.

General Interest:
All-encompassing topics relevant to nurse leaders of any experience level. Attend these sessions to discuss anything and everything on a broad range of topics.

Attend these sessions in this track to discover the latest best practices in perioperative management and to develop your skills as a perioperative leader.

New Manager:
Perfect for new leaders of the OR – this enlightening track will help put you on the path to success with seasoned OR Managers to guide you. Recommended for leaders with less than 5 years of experience or veterans seeking a refresher.

PACU/Post Op:
The PACU breakout track provides managerial training for leaders of the post anesthesia unit care. Developed by some of the top post anesthesia care leaders.

Masters Series: (breakout designation)
For the most experienced OR manager, sessions within the Masters Series are designed for higher level discussions to gain a deeper understanding of the specific topics you want to learn more about. Recommended for leaders with 10+ years of experience. 

Inspiring and motivational – leave these keynote presentations feeling empowered to lead a multi-generational workforce into the future of perioperative care.