Information & Schedule

March 28–April1, 2020 | Anaheim, CA

Make plans to attend this revolutionary learning experience, featuring a dynamic range of topics, world-renowned speakers, top-notch researchers, and the latest products and services affecting the OR of the future.


Find out more about the perioperative professionals who attend AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo. Download our infographic with 2019 attendee highlights.


Find packages and pricing for the conference and special events.

Find a Place to Stay

Reserve your hotel room today for the best availability and lowest rates in the city.

Explore Anaheim

Soak up some sun and experience Southern California destinations before, during, and after the conference. The Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) bus system makes it easier than ever to get around.

Learn & Earn

Hear from renowned speakers and industry experts for new ideas on improving perioperative practice. More than 200 contact hours available. Catch up on the education sessions you missed through on-demand streaming.

Gain Focused Education

Two summits at AORN Expo will provide more specialized education: the Leadership Summit will be centered on the management and business side of perioperative nursing and the ASC Summit is focused on ASC-specific insights for creating an efficient, profitable surgery center.

Tour the Expo Hall

Experience the latest innovations for the OR, connect with recruiters from top health systems, and participate in educational workshops and hands-on simulation trainings.


Connect with your peers and learn from high-performing teams from around the globe.


Explore the AORN OR Innovation Suite through products, services, and hands-on simulations in the Expo Hall.

Need Financial Assistance?

Apply for a professional development grant through the AORN Foundation to help with travel and registration costs. The 2020 grant application is open from now until December 1, 2019.

Get Management's Approval

Use our justification tools to help make the case for attending.

International Resources

Traveling from outside the U.S.? Check out our resources for international attendees.

Anaheim Convention Center

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo 2020

Mark Your Calendars

Plan ahead for future conferences and make this a yearly trip.

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English is the official language of the conference.