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 Reception (Speakers & Program Committee)
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.

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. 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.