Schedule At a Glance

Breakout Session Tracks

Keynote Presentations

Tuesday, October 19
7:30am-1:30pm Deep-Dive Pre-Conference Workshops
2:00pm-6:00pm Offsite Networking Events
6:00pm-7:00pm Evening Receptions
Wednesday, October 20
6:00am-8:00am Breakfast Open
7:00am-10:30am Workshops
7:00am-10:30am Reverse Expo for Qualified Attendees & Sponsors
11:00am-12:00pm Opening Keynote: The Power of Purpose and Refreshing your “WHY”
12:15pm-1:15pm Birds of a Feather Luncheons w/ Sponsored Presentations
1:30pm-2:30pm Afternoon Breakouts
2:45pm-4:00pm Award Presentations & Keynote: Examining What Broke American Healthcare
4:00pm-6:30pm Exhibit Hall Opening Kick-Off Party
6:30pm Daily Giveaways Announced
Thursday, October 21
7:30am-8:00am Grab-and-Go Breakfast
8:15am-9:15am Morning Breakouts
9:30am-10:45am Morning Breakouts
11:00am-5:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
12:00pm-12:45pm Grab Luncheon Box on the Exhibit Floor
2:00pm-3:15pm Afternoon Breakouts
3:30pm-5:00pm Wine Down on the Show Floor Reception
4:50pm Daily Giveaways Announced
5:00pm-6:00pm Keynote Address: How to Be a Leader (and Not a Manager) During Crisis
Friday, October 22
7:30am-8:30am Breakfast & Morning Presentation
8:45am-9:45am Morning Breakouts
10:00am-11:00am Morning Breakouts
11:15am-12:15pm Closing Keynote: How to WOW: Turn Your Big Ideas into Big Successes


Breakout Session Tracks

Ambulatory Surgery Center/Outpatient:
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.

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

Clinical:
Covering topics focusing on the treatment of patients, the Clinical Track will prepare you to meet updated regulations and standards.

General Interest:
All-encompassing topics relevant to nurse leaders of any experience level.

Leadership/Administration:
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 postanesthesia unit care. Developed by some of the top postanesthesia 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. 

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