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Schedule at a Glance

Friday, June 5, 2020

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium

3:00 – 6:00 pm

Registration Hours
Speaker Ready Room Hours

Saturday, June 6, 2020

6:00 am – 5:30 pm

Speaker Ready Room Hours

6:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Hours

7:00 am – Noon

Hands-on Workshop: Advanced Robotics for the Practicing Surgeon

7:30 am – Noon

Symposium: Advanced Methods for the Management of Ventral Rectopexy

Symposium: How to Grow Your Pelvic Floor Practice: From Solo to Center

8:00 am – Noon

Symposium: Practice Management

Symposium: Advance Practice Provider/Allied Health

Noon – 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch for Practice Management Symposium, How to Grow Your Pelvic Floor Practice: From Solo to Center Symposium, and Hands-on Workshop Participants

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Hands-on Workshop: Advanced Methods for the Management of Ventral Rectopexy

Hands-on Workshop: Advanced Ultrasound – Anal Sphincter Imaging and Imaging of the Pelvic Floor

Hands-on Workshop: Anorectal Physiology Testing and Sacral Nerve Stimulation

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Question Writing: Do You Know How to Write the Perfect Exam Question? Workshop

1:00 – 5:30 pm

Early Career Mock Orals and More Workshop

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Hands-on Workshop: Advanced Methods for the Management of Ventral Rectopexy

Hands-on Workshop: Advanced Ultrasound – Anal Sphincter Imaging and
Imaging of the Pelvic Floor

Hands-on Workshop: Anorectal Physiology Testing and Sacral Nerve Stimulation

Sunday, June 7, 2020

6:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration Hours
Speaker Ready Room Hours

7:00 – 9:00 am

Symposium: Critical Review of Manuscripts Symposium

7:30 – 9:45 am

Symposium: Advanced Endoscopy

8:00 – 10:00 am

Symposium: Core Subject Update

8:30 – 10:00 am

Symposium: Video-Based Education Premieres: Robotic and Laparoscopic Techniques

Quick Shots Abstract Presentations

10:00 am – Noon

Hands-on Workshop: Advanced Endoscopy

10:15 – 11:45 am

Symposium: Early Career Speed Mentoring

Plenary I Abstract Session

Noon – 1:15 pm

ASCRS Connect Awards President’s Luncheon

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Welcome and Opening Announcements

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Humanities in Surgery Lectureship

3:00 – 4:15 pm

Symposium: The Challenge of Caring for Geriatric Patients—Adopting Novel Studies in Everyday Practice

Symposium: Knowing and Managing Your Digital Footprint

Plenary II Abstract Session

4:30 – 5:45 pm

Symposium: How to Manage and Prevent Complications

Symposium: The Data is in the Details: Data-Driven IBD Case Studies Symposium

Plenary III Abstract Session

6:30 – 8:30 pm

ASCRS Welcome Reception: ASCRS CONNECTS in Boston

Monday, June 8, 2020

6:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Hours

6:30 am – 6:30 pm

Speaker Ready Room Hours

7:00 – 8:00 am

Mentorship Breakfast

8:00 – 9:15 am

Symposium: Seeing Through Fresh Eyes: A Leadership Advantage

General Surgery Forum Abstract Session

Quick Shots Abstract Presentations

10:00 – 10:45 am

Harry E. Bacon, MD, Lectureship

11:30 am – 12:45 pm

ePoster Presentations

12:45 – 2:00 pm

Symposium: Dealing with Anal Fistulas: How to Create Truly Grateful Patients

Symposium: Quality Measurement and Quality Improvement: A Primer for Surgeons 

Plenary IV Abstract Session

2:15 – 3:45 pm

Symposium: Uncommon, Complex Anorectal Procedures—Videos, Tips and Tricks

Symposium: A Practical Guide to the ACS CoC National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer

Plenary V Abstract Session

3:45 – 4:15 pm

ePoster Presentations

4:15 – 6:15 pm

Symposium: New Technologies (Non-CME)

6:30 – 8:00 pm

Residents’ Reception

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Speaker Ready Room Hours

7:00 – 8:00 am

LGBTQ+ and Allies Breakfast

Diversity Breakfast

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Hours

8:00 – 9:00 am

Symposium: Best Practices When Resources are Sparse, Practicing in a Rural or Non-Academic Setting

Research Forum Abstract Session

Quick Shots Abstract Presentations

9:15 – 10:15 am

ASCRS Annual Business Meeting and State of the Society Address

10:15 – 10:45 am

ePoster Presentations

10:45 – 11:30 am

Ernestine Hambrick, MD, Lectureship

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

ePoster Presentations

Women and Allies for Women in Colorectal Surgery Luncheon

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Masters in Colorectal Surgery Lectureship Honoring Robert D. Fry, MD

2:00 – 3:15 pm

Symposium: A Brave New Interdisciplinary World: Pelvic Floor Disorders
Symposium: The Perfect Stoma

3:30 – 4:30 pm

CODE BLUE: A Colorectal Game Show

4:45 – 5:45 pm

Presidential Address

6:00 – 7:30 pm

All-Attendee President’s Reception: CONNECT with Your Colleagues and Friends

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Speaker Ready Room Hours

7:30 am – 2:00 pm

Registration Hours

8:00 – 9:00 am

Symposium: Clashes Over Coffee

9:15 – 10:30 am

Symposium: Complete Response after Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer: Cases and Consideration

Symposium: Best of the Diseases of the Colon & Rectum Journal

Symposium: Practice of the Future

10:45 – 11:30 am

Norman D. Nigro, MD, Research Lectureship

12:30 – 1:45 pm

Symposium: What Does Success Look Like after Anterior Resection?

Videos Abstract Session

Symposium: Pain Management in the Era of the Opioid Crisis

2:00 – 3:15 pm

Symposium: How to Create the Perfect Anastomosis

Symposium: Current Challenges in Colon Cancer

Symposium: Knowing How to Use and Interpret MRI Will Make You a Better Colorectal Surgeon!