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AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo brings together 10,000 perioperative nurses and exhibitors for five days of learning, networking, and inspiration. Learn the latest research and best practices during the 70+ education sessions, experience hands-on simulation training, and interact with over 500 exhibits sharing the latest technology and trends. Discover the power of you at the largest gathering of perioperative nurses in the world.

Early bird pricing available until January 31, 2017!

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The Power of You



Exhibit hall at the AORN Surgical Conference & Expo

Exhibit Hall

Featured Speakers


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New Pandora Station

AORN has created a special Pandora radio station for the perioperative nursing community to celebrate you. Listen to your favorite songs and stay up-to-date on news leading up to the annual conference by following our station. The "AORN Nurses Station" will launch November 1, 2016.

Conference Blog

Five Reasons Why It's Important to Attend an Industry Conference

Find out why it's so important to attend an industry conference this coming year. Professional and personal power come from stepping outside your comfort zone and actively participating in your profession.

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The Secret to Learning Evidence-Based Practice

Discover the secret to learning evidence-based practice with AORN's Director of Evidence-Based Perioperative Practice, Lisa Spruce. She shares the best (and quickest) ways to implement AORN's Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

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Register by October 31, 2016 for a chance to win a 5-night hotel stay in Boston, MA.

Thank You to Johnson & Johnson, Our 2017 Platinum Sponsor