AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

March 19-23 | New Orleans, LA

 

Education, Inspiration, Connections, and Celebration

Don’t miss the #1 perioperative nursing conference in the world – coming to New Orleans!

We’re committed to your safety. Learn about our COVID-19 safety precautions.

 
 

Immersive Learning

Experience hands-on, collaborative, actionable education offered in tons of learning options, formats, and tracks.


Ambulatory

Evidence-Based Practice/Research

Educator

Global

Infection Control and Prevention

Informatics

Leadership/Management

Professional Development

Risk Management

Sterile Processing

 

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Motivators, Groundbreakers, and Igniters

Meet world-renowned speakers who will inspire and incite professional and personal change. We’ll be adding more soon.


 
Jade Simmons
World-Class Concert Artist & Activist
Jade Simmons
 
Dr. Jermaine M. Davis
Award-Winning Professor, Author & Filmmaker
Dr. Jermaine M. Davis
 
Alison Levine
World-Renowned Extreme Adventurer
Alison Levine
 
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour
America’s First Black Female Combat Pilot
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour
 
Lisa Berus, MSN, MEd, RN, CNAMB, CASSPT, CAIP
Topic: ASC Total Joint Procedures
Lisa Berus, MSN, MEd, RN, CNAMB, CASSPT, CAIP
 
Spencer Byrum
Topic: Nurse Mental Health
Spencer Byrum
 
Dr. Hassan Tetteh
Topic: Patient Care
Dr. Hassan Tetteh
 
Lorrie Cappellino, MS, RN, CNOR TJC
Topic: ASC Standards
Lorrie Cappellino, MS, RN, CNOR TJC

Leadership Summit

Leadership Summit

Full-access pass to management-focused sessions and networking activities, plus all benefits included in the Full Conference Pass to Global Surgical Conference & Expo.

Global Surgical Conference

Live Pass

In-person access to the main conference education and activities with 30-day on-demand streaming.

Virtual Pass – Coming Soon!

Virtual Expo Attendee

While we can’t transfer all the energy and magic that happens in-person to an online format, we’re working on a way to bring select sessions and experiences to those unable to travel.

CHOOSE YOUR JOURNEY

 

Industry Innovators

Discover next generation technologies for creating a state-of-the-art OR.

EXPO HALL INFO



More Than a Conference – It’s a Periop Party

We’re planning an unforgettable week of networking and celebratory experiences so you can unwind, connect, and have fun with peers from around the world!

  • Foundation Dance Party
  • Volunteer Activities
  • Networking Events
  • Scavenger Hunt 
  • Competitions
  • Chapter Meet Ups
  • Mega Giveaways
  • And so much more!


Location, Location, Location

Whether you enjoy relaxing on a veranda or adventuring through the bayou, New Orleans is the perfect backdrop to rejuvenate personally and professionally. See Hotel Amenities.



AORN Expo News

Fun Things to Do in New Orleans

We’re excited to be back together in-person in New Orleans. Be sure to make some time for these fun activities featured in The Periop Life blog.

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The Power of Partnerships

We’re excited to announce the return of speaker Hassan Tetteh, MD, MBA, FACS, FACH. Read last year’s interview with him on becoming better individual team members.

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AORN Expo 2022 Theme

Learn more about this year’s theme inspired by AORN President Holly Ervine, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CNOR, Advocacy: Take a Stand.

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