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ASMBS 2023 Annual Meeting | Las Vegas, NV | June 25-29

The ASMBS Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of surgeons and integrated health professionals practicing in the field of metabolic and bariatric surgery. Attendees can look forward to learning about the latest advances in the surgical treatment for obesity, networking with world-class faculty and industry experts, and much more.

2023 SCCACS Scientific Meeting | Santa Barbara, CA | January 20-22

The Clinical Congress is designed to provide individuals with a wide range of learning opportunities, activities, and experiences that will match their educational and professional development needs.

2022 AHVAP Annual Conference | Dallas, TX | October 26-28

AHVAP’s 2022 Annual Conference and Supplier Showcase unites the healthcare industry to bring you “Together in Value”.  This year’s theme was chosen to epitomize the pathway we deliver care safely, efficiently, and effectively in our communities- every aspect of care provided whether in the home via telehealth, in the surgical procedure room, the public health clinic, or the emergency room, whether medical-surgical or critical care, digitally or in person…we are there creating outstanding clinical quality value together.

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2022 NESCE Symposium Vendor Expo | Groton, CT | October 18-19

The program will include technical and management classes, round table discussions, service seminars, and an exhibit hall with space for more than 45 vendor booths and social events.

ANCC National Conference | Philadelphia, PA | October 13-15

The Pathway and Magnet Conference® is a co-located conference focused on the prestigious Magnet and Pathway Recognition Programs®, serving as both a celebration of accomplishment for newly designated Magnet® and Pathway to Excellence® organizations and a showcase of best nursing practices for the Magnet and Pathway communities!

MSRC Annual Meeting 2022 | Taunton, MA | October 4-5

The Massachusetts Society for Respiratory Care represents Respiratory Therapists by promoting, advocating, and educating the respiratory community.

Emergency Nursing 2022 | Denver, CO | September 30 – October 3

ENA is ready to reconnect and recharge with you Sept. 30-Oct. 3 during the world’s largest gathering of emergency nursing professionals at Emergency Nursing 2022 in Denver – the association’s first in-person annual conference since 2019!

IABS Fall Summit | Chicago, IL | September 29-30

The Illinois Association of Bariatric Surgeons is dedicated to improving access to care and outcomes for obese patients in the state of Illinois. Furthermore, the association is committed to providing continuing education for its member professionals. Over the years, we have continued to secure better access to care for our patients by working with insurance companies to eliminate lengthy and arduous preoperative weight loss requirements.

IFSO 2022 | Miami, FL | August 23-27

The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is a Federation composed of national associations of bariatric surgeons and Integrated Health professionals. IFSO is a scientific organization that brings together surgeons and integrated health professionals, such as nurses, practitioners, dieticians, nutritionists, psychologists, internists, and anesthesiologists, involved in the treatment of morbidly obese patients.

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LA-ASMBS 2022 | New Orleans, LA | August 13

The Louisiana Chapter of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (LA-ASMBS) is dedicated to advancing the care of bariatric patients in the state of Louisiana. Through a statewide network of bariatric surgeons and associate members, LA-ASMBS is actively engaged in legislative efforts and advocacy focused on improving quality and access to care for Louisiana residents.

Virginia Bariatric Society Meeting | Williamsburg, VA | August 12- 14

Join us to learn more about the latest Advances in Medical, Endoscopic, and Surgical treatments for Obesity and Metabolic Diseases.

ASMBS 2022 Annual Meeting | Dallas, TX | June 5-9

The latest technologies and advances in bariatric & metabolic surgery.

NTI 2022 | Houston, TX | May 17-18

The Critical Care Exposition comes to Houston, May 17-18, 2022, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The Critical Care Exposition is the largest, most comprehensive trade show for progressive and critical care nurses.

ASCRS 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting  |  Tampa, FL  |  April 30 – May 4

Discover the latest issues, techniques, and research findings in colorectal surgery from a year’s worth of sessions in one place, including abstract sessions, symposia, distinguished lectureships, workshops, supersessions, and more!

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Intuitive CONNECT UP Robotics Forum 2022 | April 6-9

A personalized learning experience with peers on robotic-assisted surgery.

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AACN Horizons Conference  |  Portland, Maine  |  April 5-7

A biennial, 3-day critical care symposium organized and presented by the Region 1 Chapters of AACN.

AORN Expo 2022 | New Orleans, LA | March 19-23

Join AORN and thousands of perioperative professionals from around the world in New Orleans, LA, March 19-23 for the 69th annual Global Surgical Conference & Expo.

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NYSS President’s Night Dinner  |  New York, NY  |  March 16

The activity is designed for New York Surgical Members and guests.  Authors and discussants represent Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY Medical College, NYP Methodist Hospital,  Hofstra/Northwell, Harlem Medical Center, and Weill Cornell Medical Center.

GBAR Conference 2022 | Tahoe, CA | March 2-4

Each region represents a large territory of land which, by design, is to bring the California Society for Respiratory Care closer to the California RCPs.

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ACNL 2022 Annual Conference | Anaheim, CA | February 6-9

Nurse leaders assemble!

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ASMBS re-UNITED | Las Vegas, NV | January 20-22

The ASMBS re-UNITED Meeting is designed for metabolic/bariatric surgeons and integrated health professionals to learn and network in an intimate environment.

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SCCACS Annual Meeting 2022 | Santa Barbara, CA | January 14-16

The Mission of the Southern California Chapter is to support the practice, teaching, and science of Surgery in Southern California through scholarship, mentorship, Fellowship, and advocacy, by means of scientific meetings and continuing education, in partnership with the American College of Surgeons.

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North Pacific Surgical Association, Annual Meeting | Portland, OR | 11/12 – 11/13/2021

North Pacific Surgical Association was founded in 1912 and currently has a membership of over 150 surgeons and residents. Mainly comprised of general surgeons, NPSA member groups are in Portland, WA, Vancouver, BC, Victoria/Alberta, BC, Seattle, WA, Tacoma, WA, and Spokane metropolitan area/northern Idaho.

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2021 SAWC Fall | Las Vegas, NV | 10/29 – 10/31/2021

Are you attending the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall next week? Visit us at booth #738 to learn more about CareDry™ and why everyone is buzzing about it!

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46th Annual Indiana Society for Respiratory Care Fall | Plainfield, IL | 10/7 – 10/8/2021

Are you attending the 46th Annual Indiana Society for Respiratory Care Fall Conference today or tomorrow? Stop by our booth and talk suction regulators with Frank!

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7th Annual Midwest Bariatric Summit | Chicago, IL |  9/30 – 10/1/2021

The Illinois State Chapter of ASMBS hosts its 7th Annual Fall Summit with keynote speaker Shanu N. Kohari MD, FACS, FASMBS, 2021 President, ASMBS.

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CREF 2021 | San Diego, CA | 9/22 – 9/24/2021

Visit us at CREF 2021, the 40th Anniversary Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium, booth #20,  to learn more about VAVD Controller and VacPac™. The Boehringer VAVD Controller was designed specifically to ensure this practice is both safe and efficient. Precision adjustment and redundant safety features make this the equipment of choice for top heart programs across the country.

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49th Annual ARKSRC Meeting and Educational Seminar | Little Rock, AR | 9/15 – 9/16/2021

Stop by our booth to talk with our local rep, David Leon, about Boehringer solutions for respiratory care!

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ASMBS Ohio‐Kentucky Chapter 2021 Think‐tank Retreat | Columbus, OH | 9/10 – 9/11/2021

Stop by our booth to talk with our local rep, Ryan Newell, about Boehringer solutions for bariatric surgery!

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Virginia Bariatric Society (VBS) | Williamsburg, VA | 9/10 – 9/12

Stop by our booth to talk with our local reps, Bill Fahrbach and Darien Norman, about Boehringer solutions for bariatric surgery!

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SAGES 2021 | Las Vegas, NV | 8/31 – 9/3

Visit us at SAGES 2021, booth #344, to learn more about what VISIMAX™ can do for the health and safety of your OR staff and patients!

Why is VISIMAX™ the solution?

· Any available medical suction source removes the surgical smoke from the operating space.

· A sensing line and incorporated valve prevent the loss of pneumo pressure if the insufflator cannot provide sufficient flow or pressure.

· Surgeon adjustable dial allows for optimal smoke removal.

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