Call for Poster Abstracts

Become a poster presenter and share your ideas and work with the global perioperative community. Categories include clinical improvement and innovation, research, design/concept, and evidence-based practice.

Review guidelines and get tips for success. Abstract deadline is September 30, 2018.


AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo - Poster Exhibit

More than 200 contact hours available from world-renowned perioperative experts delivered in a variety of formats to fit your individual learning style.

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo - Perioperative Nurse Education -  45-day Streaming Pass

45-Day Streaming Pass

Can’t make it to a session? Listen to a recording through our on-demand streaming service, available for up to 45 days after the conference.

Rapid Fire

It will be easy to stay engaged at these fast-paced presentations. Sessions will consist of multiple speakers presenting on the same topic but with different angles.

Simulation Experiences

Get hands-on training on hot topics like safe patient handling.


See how your peers are changing perioperative practice. Explore hundreds of presentations and participate in our expanded meet and greet with the poster authors. Earn CE at the conference or when you return home by viewing posters online.

Global Research & Practice Studies

Researchers representing perioperative teams worldwide will discuss the latest research outcomes and evidence-based practices. Sessions will take place in intimate environments to encourage easy discussion.

Interactive Buzz Sessions

Meet with other attendees in a relaxed environment to share best practices, insights, and tips. Expert facilitators will begin each session with a scenario. You’ll be asked to discuss amongst peers to identify a solution.

Collaboration Boards

We learn best when we work together to solve problems. Post your tough problem and clinical questions on the conference app to get suggestions from your conference colleagues.

Student Nurses Program

Interested in learning more about perioperative nursing? Make plans to attend a special, one-day Student Nurses Program on April 9. Sign up to be notified about this program.

Faculty Program

Attend this one day program designed for nursing faculty. More program information coming soon!