The OR Manager Conference is your time to meet with other perioperative leaders from the OR, ASC and PACU, hailing from around the country, to swap stories and share leadership tools. Don’t miss these fun networking opportunities throughout your time in New Orleans this September!

Networking Opportunities: The Conference offers loads of time to network with colleagues, peers, and key vendors including breakfasts, breaks, the OR Manager of the Year Awards Luncheon, and more!

  • Is this your first OR Manager Conference? Attend the First Time Attendee Orientation on September 17th at 5:00 p.m. to learn the ropes from experts and meet new colleagues and friends.
  • Build Your Dream OR: Download the OR Manager Conference Mobile App and start winning prizes at the conference! Collect points from every corner of the OR Manager Conference, including workshops, breakout sessions, exhibitors, and more to win fantastic prizes through the week – including the grand prize of $1,000 cash to the overall winner!
  • Matchmaking: Our new matchmaking functionality will make connecting with both exhibitors and attendees much easier. More information coming soon!

OR Manager’s Night Out: All Jazzed Up
Thursday, September 19 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | The Chicory in Downtown New Orleans – separate ticket is required

Welcome to the OR Manager’s Night Out: All Jazzed Up at the Chicory in the Warehouse District of New Orleans, LA!

Immerse yourself in the rich history of New Orleans in this architecturally preserved 1852 coffee warehouse turned event space. Dance along to the rhythm of a live jazz band or test your hand at making your own original Mardi Gras mask. Explore the mystery of your own future with palm and tarot card readings or take a culinary tour through traditional French cuisine.

Experience the many sides of the Big Easy in one night alongside your peers in the perioperative suite.

Tickets to OR Manager’s Night Out can be added to any registration package. Guests are welcome.

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Exhibit Hall Activities: Join us for poster sessions, exhibitor CE programs, specialized tours, meet-ups, town hall sessions, and more on the exhibit hall floor.

  • PACU leaders, ASC managers, and OR Manager Subscribers are having group meetups in the Exhibit Hall on September 18 at 4:00 p.m. This will provide you the opportunity to meet those managers facing the same daily challenges as you. We hope you’ll make new connections and strengthen your support system during this networking activity.
  • Mix and mingle with leaders in perioperative technology by attending Happy Hour with the OR of the Future Steering Committees on September 18, and sharing dessert with them on September 19.
  • On September 19, attendees have the opportunity to eat lunch in the Exhibit Hall. This is the perfect time to schedule meetings with product solution experts using the matchmaknig functionality in the mobile app. Be sure to mark this selection during registration.
  • Don’t miss the OR of the Future Town Hall and Hybrid OR Town Hall where you’ll have the chance to pepper forerunners in the future of the perioperative suite with your must-know questions.
  • Explore the OR of the Future and the interactive Hybrid OR a bit further during tours led by the Steering Committees.


Don’t forget to join us for the Mardi Gras Kickoff Party taking place September 18 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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Ernest N.Morial Convention Center
New Orleans

September 18-20, 2019

CE Credits
Earn CEs and AEUs through workshops, breakout sessions, and keynotes. Additional credit hours can be earned through poster sessions and exhibitor presentations.

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