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

Networking Activity in the Exhibit Hall
Wednesday, September 18th|4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Meet-ups for specific attendee groups have been scheduled in various locations throughout the Exhibit Hall. 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.

PACU Manager Meetup – in the PACU Pavilion
Meet with your colleagues in postanesthesia leadership and members of the 2019 Planning Committee at the PACU Pavilion.

ASC Manager Meetup – in the ASC Poster Area
Mix and mingle with managers in outpatient care, as well as members of the 2019 Planning Committee in the ASC/Outpatient poster section.

OR Manager Subscriber Meetup – in the OR Manager Lounge
Join us as we show appreciation to our loyal subscribers in the OR Manager Lounge. This is your chance to meet new colleagues and reunite with old friends.

OR Manager’s Mardi Gras Kickoff Party

Wednesday, September 18th|7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The OR Manager Conference Mardi Gras Kickoff Party is your opportunity to let your hair down with your colleagues and peers from across the nation. The Mardi Gras Kickoff Party is included in your conference pass, but a guest ticket can be purchased for an additional fee. Schedule meetings in advance with vendors that you want to meet on-site over refreshments for a casual meeting environment to do business. Take back essential information for your facility while having fun!

Play the Build Your Dream OR Contest using the official mobile app while making new connections with your peers and solutions experts in the perioperative industry.

Guest tickets are available through Registration.

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NEW! Matchmaking with Exhibitors and Sponsors –
Take your engagement to the next level! Our new matchmaking functionality will make connecting with both exhibitors and attendees much easier. By downloading the OR Manager Conference mobile app, you will be able to find your friends and colleagues as well as forge new connections. Using information provided by you during registration, we will be able to recommend attendee, sponsor, and exhibitor matches for you based on your common interests. You will also be able to utilize the mobile app to message and schedule meetings with these individuals to help maximize your conference time.

Events taking place in the OR of the Future:
Wednesday, September 18
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                      OR of the Future Town Hall Session: Facing the Challenges of Emerging Technologies – There’s No Crystal Ball For That
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                      Happy Hour with the OR of the Future Steering Committees

Thursday, September 19
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                     Hybrid OR Town Hall Session: New Perioperative Technology: What Are You Afraid Of?
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                   Tours of the Interactive Hybrid OR
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.                       Dessert with OR of the Future Experts
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                      Tours of the OR of the Future

Check out 2018’s Hybrid OR!

CEs Presented by Exhibitors

During the Exhibit hours, you will have the opportunity to participate in CE programs presented by exhibitors to earn additional contact hours. Each program is worth 0.5 contact hours and you must attend at least 2 sessions to earn 1 contact hour.

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Meet the Poster Session Authors

You’ll have the opportunity to meet with the poster session authors one-on-one to get the answers to your questions on Thursday, September 19 for a chance to earn additional CEs after the conference ends.

View the 2018 Poster Presentations and take the online quiz.

Build Your Dream OR Contest

While attending the OR Manager Conference, you will be able to build out your dream operating room by selecting your favorite perioperative products and services needed for your ideal surgical suite…and win fun prizes in the process!

Many prizes will be given away during the contest and one grand prize winner will receive $1,000 cash!

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Quick Info

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.

More information to come.

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