What to Know Before You Go | Residents & Fellows and Medical Students

Important to Know

Unless otherwise notated, all events will occur at the Seaport World Trade Center.

The Meet and Greet with Residency and Fellowship Programs will be at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

Educational Sessions

View all Residents & Fellows and Medical Students session information online.

ASA® My Meeting app

Download the ASA My Meeting app to navigate #ANES17 with ease to:

  • Access the event schedule and customize your agenda.
  • Search for speakers and their presentations.
  • Explore exhibitors using the interactive map.
  • Receive important updates and exciting offers.
  • Network with other attendees and share contact information.
  • Download the NEW Virtual Event Bag.
Make the Most of Your Time
  • Arriving early? Pick up your registration items at the satellite registration posts at the Boston Park Plaza, Omni Parker House and Sheraton Boston.
    Friday, October 20 | 3 – 7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 21 | 7 – 10 a.m.
  • Full-Service Registration – Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Exhibit Level, East Registration Lobby
    Friday, October 20 | Noon – 7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 21 – Tuesday, October 24 | 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, October 25 | 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Start the conference with your peers at the Opening Session: Professional Citizenship featuring Dr. Jeffrey Plagenhoef, ASA President, and Dr. James Grant, ASA President-Elect.   
  • Grab your running shoes and join us on Saturday morning for the Run for the Warriors®.
  • Visit the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) to:
    • Pick up your registration materials and badge. 
    • Participate in the NEW Interactive Panel Discussion on Sunday afternoon with pharma, device and group practices to discuss how to navigate early career development in practice, research or physician consultation.
    • NEW! CV Review Make an appointment to visit select ASA Annual Meeting Supporters in the Connection Center on Saturday, Sunday or Monday, to receive a comprehensive evaluation of your CV/resume.
    • Speak with ASA staff in the ASA Resource Center about a wide range of educational and membership resources available to you.
    • Pick up your ASA gear and Dr. Atul Gawande’s books while supplies last in the Retail Store.
    • Engage with 300+ technical, scientific and educational exhibits in the Connection Center—a product, service and resource showcase. Join your colleagues for the ​Welcome Reception​ on Saturday. 
    • ASA Member Exclusive! Receive a complimentary professional portrait at Booth #1542.
    • Pick up your copy for the ANES17 On-site News to get an all-encompassing look at the conference.
Be part of the conversation - #ANES17

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Stay up to date on all things #ANES17 by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. Be sure to use the official meeting hashtag #ANES17.

Photo Contests

Selfie photo contest: We want to see your selfies! Post a photo of yourself or your group during your time in Boston, whether you’re checking out what the ASA Resource Center has to offer or standing in front of the Bunker Hill Monument.

Experience photo contest: Publish a photo that you believe shares your experience at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting. It could show how you’re passing the time in the convention center, waiting for the Opening Session to kickoff, or your favorite exhibit at the JFK museum… show us what you’re up to!

To enter both contests, publish your photo on your preferred social media network(s) with the hashtag #ANEScontest, and you’ll be automatically entered to win. Enter by noon on Tuesday, October 24.

Trivia Contest

Also be on the lookout for several trivia contests we’ll be promoting on Twitter. Make sure to use #ANEScontest in your reply to be eligible to win great prizes.

Social Media Star

The Social Media Star who tweets the most during each day of the meeting will be featured on the ASA social media pages and on the Tweet Walls throughout the convention center! Winners add meaningful conversation and great use of the hashtag #ANES17 throughout various social media outlets.

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