Connection Center

One of the numerous benefits to attending the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2015 annual meeting is the opportunity to meet your peers from around the world. We've built the program with that in mind and created the Connection Center just for you!

Connection Center
Introduce yourself to meeting attendees, exhibitors and corporate supporters and view the latest technology in the industry at the Connection Center.  Open every morning and afternoon during breaks and lunches, the Connection Center helps you engage, recharge and immerse yourself in the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2015 annual meeting. Dedicated time ensures you won’t miss the educational sessions you want to attend.

At the Connection Center, you’ll find:

• Approximately 300 exhibiting companies displaying and demonstrating their products and services
• Two industry product theaters featuring scheduled product and innovation presentations on Saturday, October 24 – Monday, October 26
• Connection Lounges with Wi-Fi, charging stations, CME kiosks, registration bag distribution and social media walls
• Scientific and Educational Exhibits
• The ASA Bistro, where you can grab a convenient bite to eat in the middle of the action
• Product and Technology EXPERIENCE
• Product Showcase
• ASA Subspecialty Pavilion
• Welcome Reception, Saturday, October 24, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Don’t miss your chance to connect with attendees, exhibitors and corporate supporters.  

Exhibit hall
It's one of the largest displays of innovation in the specialty under one roof! Roam the aisles of the exhibit hall and explore the latest science and medicine available to the specialty from industry experts.

Make time to visit the Exhibit Hall and explore the latest and greatest in anesthesia.  

New this year - dedicated time to visit the Exhibit Hall.

Saturday, October 24
10:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Sunday, October 25
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday, October 26
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Learning opportunities
The Connection Center offers attendees leading-edge research and findings in anesthesia including: (These opportunities no longer offer CME) 

• Electronic Posters (e-posters)
• Scientific and educational exhibits
• Medically Challenging Cases

ASA Resource Center
Be sure to stop by the ASA Resource Center to explore ASA offerings and meet our staff. You can update your membership and explore the additional offerings below:

• ASA membership
• Resident and Medical Student membership
• ASA Education Center
• Anesthesia Quality Institute (AQI)
• Advocacy
• Anesthesiology journal
• Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER)
• Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)
• Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology (WLM)
• Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO)
• American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
• ASA Retail Store
• Registration bag distribution

Resources Center Hours:
Friday, October 23 – 3-7 p.m.
Saturday, October 24 – Tuesday, October 27 – 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

While at the Resource Center, introduce yourself to ASA staff and share your thoughts about the meeting so we can continue to deliver a top-notch experience to members and attendees.

ASA Bistro
Get a convenient and delicious lunch right in the heart of the action. The ASA Bistro provides a comfortable setting for attendees and exhibitors to eat, meet and network with colleagues and fellow attendees.

International Connection Lounge
Relax, visit the coffee cart and engage with your colleagues in the International Connection Lounge. Interpreters will be available for several languages. Additionally, important ASA materials will be translated in several languages to help international attendees navigate the meeting. Located in the Sails Pavilion at the San Diego Convention Center. 

International Connection Lounge Hours:
Friday, October 23 – 3-7 p.m.
Saturday, October 24 – Tuesday, October 27 – 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

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