Schedule At A Glance

Review the schedule for the week, or download the attendee brochure!

Click here to learn about the 6 Breakout Tracks.

Sunday, September 17
12:00 pm-5:00 pmRegistration Open
2:00 pm-5:30 pmOffsite Facility Tours (Limited availability)
2:00 pm-5:00 pmPre-Conference Workshops
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, September 18
6:30 am-6:30 pmRegistration Open
7:00 am-7:45 amGrab-and-Go Breakfast
8:00 am-9:15 amOpening Keynote
9:15 am-9:45 amKeynote Book Signing and Refreshment Break
9:45 am-12:00 pmBreakout Sessions
Look for sessions sponsored by:
12:10 pm-1:30 pmLuncheon Presentations, Sponsored by:
Elequil Aromatabs® by Beekley Medical
1:45 pm-2:45 pmBreakout Sessions
Look for session sponsored by: Qventus
3:00 pm-4:00 pmOR Manager Awards and Afternoon Keynote
4:00 pm-6:30 pmExhibit Hall Welcome Reception, Sponsored by:
6:45 pm-8:45 pmZimmer Biomet Educational Dinner
6:45 pm-8:45 pm3M Health Care Educational Dinner
Tuesday, September 19
6:30 am-5:30 pmRegistration Open
6:45 am-8:05 amBreakfast Presentations, Sponsored by:
8:15 am-10:25 amBreakout Sessions
Look for sessions sponsored by:
Copient Health
Healthcare Control Systems, Inc.
Vizient, Inc.
10:30 am-4:30 pmExhibit Hall Open
10:45 am-3:30 pmExhibitor Presented CE Sessions, Sponsored by: Agiliti, Ansell, Brainlab, Cardinal Health, LeanTaaS, NUVO, Qventus, Somnia Inc., STERIS, and Xodus Medical Inc.
10:45 am-11:45 amPitchers & Pitches, Sponsored by: Allergan Aesthetics an Abbvie Company, AJ Manufacturing, D.A. Surgical, Opmed.AI, and Stryker
12:00 pm-12:45 pmLunch in the Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm-1:00 pmPoster Presentations
3:30 pm-4:30 pmExhibit Hall Closing Party
6:00 pm-9:00 pmOR Manager’s Night Out, Sponsored by:
Skyler Design Build
Wednesday, September 20
7:00 am-12:30 pmRegistration Open
7:30 am-8:30 amBreakfast Keynote
8:45 am-11:00 amBreakout Sessions
11:15 am-12:15 pmClosing Keynote
12:15 pmConference Adjourns


ASC Leader Summit

The ASC Leader Summit 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 Leader Summit covers the strategy, financial, operational, clinical, regulatory, leadership and staffing needs specific to running outpatient surgery centers.


This 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 decisions 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 your OR.  


The Clinical Track is designed for OR leaders who have a passion for training and mentoring their teams. Focusing on patient safety first, this track will help clinical educators improve communications, develop cross-functional teams, advocate for policy change, improve the quality of care and increase patient satisfaction.


This track is designed 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, legislative advocacy and solutions to the staffing crisis.

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.

PACU/Post Op

The PACU Track is designed for perioperative nurse leaders who focus on post-anesthesia care for any surgical specialty. The PACU sessions will include topics on creative strategies to increase staffing capacity, innovative approaches to post-anesthesia care and take-home tools to implement at any sized facility to increase patient satisfaction.