AASA 31st Annual Conference
Revolutionize. Reinvigorate. Reconnect.
Join AASA at our 2018 Annual Conference in Boston, MA from Saturday, October 20th to Tuesday, October 23rd. This year's conference will feature cutting-edge educational content, unique social events, and opportunities to network with administrative counterparts and our sponsors.
Annual Conference Highlights:
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Registration and Sponsorship
$550 Members | $650 Non-Members
*Add $125 after the Early-Bird Deadline August 15, 2018
Corporate Sponsor Registration*
*Platinum Corporate Sponsorship includes two (2) attendees. Gold Corporate Sponsorship Includes one (1) attendee. Sponsors must be in good standing with the association to qualify for registration.
Additional attendees are $675 Non-Members (Add $125 after the Early-Bird Deadline August 15, 2018)
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Please note only Platinum and Gold Sponsors are eligible to purchase Annual Conference Supplemental Sponsorships.
The AASA headquarters hotel is the Sheraton Boston Hotel. The AASA room block is SOLD OUT at this time. You can still reserve housing directly through the ACS Clinical Congress housing block. To check availability for the Sheraton Boston Hotel through the ACS Clinical Congress please click here. For additional housing options available through the ACS please click here.
Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Call for Late Breaking Poster Presentations
Do you have a late breaking idea you would like to share at the AASA Annual Conference? We know you are constantly doing great work and seeing results and we want to give you the opportunity to share at the upcoming Annual Conference in Boston, MA. Submit your poster abstract here!
Building Trust Through Coaching & Mentoring
This year’s Pre-Conference Workshop: Building Trust Through Coaching & Mentoring is moving to Saturday! The National Institute for Leadership and Organizational Development (NILOD) will be facilitating a four-hour course on building trust and its role in coaching and mentoring. The session will be held Saturday, October 20th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm and the cost for the course is $325. The course includes an individual behavioral assessment with a personalized results report and lunch prior to the start of the session.
In our roles as academic surgical administrators, we are expected to support, lead, and mentor a variety of colleagues; whether direct reports, peers, or even supervisors, the ability to influence and guide others is critical to our success. This year, the National Institute for Leadership and Organizational Development will be helping participants in the Pre-Conference Workshop learn approaches to build trust amongst co-workers and to share strategies to help translate that trust into effective coaching and mentoring. As part of the Pre-Conference Workshop, participants will have the ability to complete a comprehensive individual assessment that will give each attendee an opportunity for self-learning and will ensure that the application of tools and strategies learned in the session will be both personalized and effective. Spots are limited, so register early and reserve yours today!
Important Info & Policies
Refunds and Cancellations: Refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee. Sorry, no refunds after October 1, 2018.
Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and attendance at, or participation in, AASA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by AASA and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city, and the host CVB.
Important Information Regarding the AASA Headquarters Hotel, Sheraton Boston Hotel.