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Save the Date: Mile High City to Host OR Today Live!

Less than a month after the successful OR Today Live Surgical Conference in Las Vegas, MD Publishing President and Founder John Krieg has announced plans for 2020.

The 2020 OR Today Live Surgical Conference will be held August 16-18 in beautiful Denver, Colorado at the Omni Interlocken Hotel.

“OR Today Live! Las Vegas far exceeded our expectations and really turned the corner in terms of attendance, quality education and vendor engagement,” Krieg said. “The response from the OR Leaders at the show was just tremendous, they are raving over the intimate yet productive environment, the level of professionalism and overall quality of the program. We will continue to work hard and build on the success of this year’s event and make 2020 even more spectacular!”

Perioperative nurses and SPD professionals from across the country are invited to gather at OR Today Live next year to discover new opportunities, broaden their knowledge and exchange ideas. Whether you need an extra boost of motivation in your career or are looking to earn CE credits – OR Today Live is the conference for you. OR Today Live brings together world-class speakers in an environment designed to motivate and empower perioperative professionals.

“I love this conference. I have presented two years now and I love being able to interact in the small groups. The sessions I attended were well done and professional. I also like the ability to collaborate with our colleagues from AORN, Central Service and Surgical Technology. Attendees range from staff personnel to higher management and the intimate ambiance facilitates networking along with learning,” shared Sharon A. McNamara, RN, Perioperative Consultant, OR Dx + Rx Solutions for Surgical Safety. “The food and entertainment are also top quality and free. Come join us in 2020, I plan to be there.”

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