Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons | MIS WEEK 2018 / SLS ANNUAL MEETING


The #1 MIS Meeting


Start Date: August 29, 2018
End Date: September 1, 2018

Pre-registration Deadline: August 15, 2018
Venue: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York, NY

This page contains conference details and proceedings including educational materials and podcasts of the MISWeek, The#1 MIS Meeting, Minimally Invasive Surgery Week and SLS Annual Meeting. An Event taking place August 29 – September 1, MISWeek 2018 is a multispecialty conference presented by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Its target audience consists of general surgeons, gynecologists, urologists, pediatric, thoracic surgeons and others interested in laparoscopic, endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. The Meeting consists of Plenary Sessions; Focused topic updates on multiple clinical problems and applications; Expert review and discussion of surgical videos showing accidents, mishaps, and surprises as well as strategies to prevent them; Deconstruction and discussion of video-taped surgeries performed by master surgeons; Exhibitions; Competitions for Best Papers, Videos, and Scientific Posters; Future Technology Sessions; and over 200 General Surgery, Gynecology, Urology, and Multispecialty Scientific Presentations in peer-reviewed abstract sessions. The meeting is open to students, residents, fellows, clinicians and others allied to the field.

Destination & Hotel Information:
New York City is one of the world’s most vibrant and international cities. New York is home to the United Nations, many institutions of higher learning, and some of the country’s top medical facilities. The Big Apple also houses some top museums including the American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Guggenheim Museum. Catch a performance at the Lincoln Center for the Arts, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Madison Square Garden, or in one of the many Broadway theaters. Whether you are in Midtown, Greenwich Village, Harlem, SoHo, TriBeCa, Little Italy, Chinatown, or any other neighborhood in New York City, there is a lot to see and do in New York!

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

One of the most iconic buildings in the Big Apple, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel has stood proudly against the city skyline since 1962. This sophisticated venue features 1,781 recently renovated accommodations in the heart of Midtown on bustling 7th Avenue. The hotel is situated only five blocks from Times Square, less than a half-mile from Central Park, and minutes from some of the best shopping and entertainment venues in the world. Seamlessly access top attractions like Rockefeller Center, Central Park and Times Square during your stay at our hotel. If you’re traveling with the kids, you’ll appreciate our thoughtful family-friendly amenities.

Reservations: Book Online Now at or Call (212) 581-1000 • (800) 325-3535 (Within US only)

Hotel Daily Rates: Single/Double Room: From $299 USD/night. Deadline for SLS discounted rates: August 8, 2018.

August 29 – September 1, 2018
Minimally Invasive Surgery Week
The #1 MIS Meeting
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
New York, New York


SLS • Euro/AsianAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit 2018 •


Preliminary List of Participating Organizations

  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)
  • American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS)
  • Asociación LatinoAmericana de Cirugia Endoscopica (ALACE)
  • La Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía Laparoscopíca (AMCE)
  • Asociación Mexicana de Cirugía General (AMCG)
  • Asociatia Romana pentru Chirurgie Endoscopica (ARCE)
  • Bulgarian Association of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (BAMIGS)
  • Chinese Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery (CJMIS)
  • Chinese Association of Obstetrics and Gynecologists (COGA)
  • European Focused Ultrasound Charitable Society (EUFUS)
  • Federación Colombiana de Obstetrica y Ginecología (FECOLSOG)
  • Global Society of Endometriosis and Pain Surgeons and Global Society of Endoscopic and Pelvic Surgeons (GSEPS)
  • Hungarian Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (HSGE)
  • Hungarian Surgical Society (HSS)
  • Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (IAGE)
  • International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS)
  • International Society of Colo-Proctology (ISCP)
  • International Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (ISGE)
  • Israel Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ISOG)
  • Lithuanian Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery(LSMIS)
  • New European Surgical Academy (NESA)
  • Brazilian Society of Endometriosis (SBE)
  • International Society for Medical Innovation and Technology (iSMIT)
  • Brazilian Society of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery (SOBRACIL)
  • Romanian Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecology (SRCMIG)
  • Society for Gynecologic Laparoscopy of Serbia (UGES)