“One of the best conferences around! Can’t wait til 2016,” Marie Paulson, Director Perioperative Services, Kaiser Permanente, said after the inaugural OR Today Live! Surgical Conference last year.

The wait is over. Registration is now open for the 2016 OR Today Live! Surgical Conference set for August 28-30. The conference hotel is the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center.

Positive reviews and word-of-mouth advertising from conference attendees means the 2016 OR Today Live! Surgical Conference will exceed expectations. Attendees are already signing up for the conference, making travel arrangements and booking their hotel rooms.

“People are excited about the convenient location in the Chicagoland area,” MD Publishing Vice President Kristin Leavoy said.

OR Today Live! offers a unique opportunity to learn from industry leaders, address challenges, network with influential colleagues, hone management skills, discover new resources and services, and ultimately deliver solutions to improve the performance of your facility. The cost to attend OR Today Live! is $595 and there is a $100 Early Bird discount that has been extended to August 1 for OR Today readers!

The Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) is once again partnering with OR Today magazine for the surgical conference. Attendees can earn valuable continuing education contact hours at the conference via CE Super Sessions and several pertinent educational sessions. There is also the opportunity to sign up for the pre-conference workshop “Fundamentals of OR Management” presented by the CCI which will gain attendees 26 CE contact hours upon completion of the course.

“With the support of our Education Committee, I feel we have an exceptional line-up for this year’s conference,” Leavoy said. “As a Continuing Education Provider certified by the California Board of Registered Nursing, we strive to provide top of the line education.”

The opportunity to reconnect with vendors and add new companies and names to your contact list is another reason to attend the 2016 OR Today Live! Surgical Conference. The exhibit hall features vendors showcasing the latest technology, tools and product knowledge that will greatly benefit your facility.

Scheduled networking events are a huge benefit of attendance. The signature atmosphere of the OR Today Live! Surgical Conference also promotes interaction throughout the three-day event.

OR Today Live! is the conference for executives, leaders and managers who make significant purchasing decisions from acute care settings and surgery centers.
Additional reasons to attend include:

  • New Practices – OR Today Live! will give you access to new ideas via education, networking and collaboration from colleagues;
  • Financial Performance – Address the challenges, regulations and changes facing professionals to manage the business side of the surgical suite; and
  • Patient Safety – Establish new management practices ensuring each patient has a positive experience by learning new practices that will reduce errors and readmissions for your facility.

Of course, the schedule includes an opportunity to relax and recharge with the ’80s Night Karaoke Party.

“Overall, I feel this is one of the top conferences I have ever attended. The activities allowed for networking, building relationships. The classes … were all pertinent and well presented,” C. Knight said about the 2015 conference.

Find out more and register to attend the 2016 OR Today Live! Surgical Conference at www.ORTodayLive.com.