The #1 MIS Meeting


Start Date: September 4, 2019
End Date: September 7, 2019

Venue: The Roosevelt New Orleans: A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
& Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

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 September 4 – 7, MISWeek 2019 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.

September 4 – 7, 2019
Minimally Invasive Surgery Week
The #1 MIS Meeting
The Roosevelt New Orleans: A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
& Louisiana State University

New Orleans, Louisiana


Destination & Hotel Information:

The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, is a luxurious and historic hotel located just one block from the French Quarter. With 504 rooms and over 60,000 square feet of meeting space, this hotel is a perfect fit for conferences and meetings of all sizes. Guests can enjoy their time relaxing at the rooftop pool, and by dining at The Fountain Lounge and spending time at the famous Sazerac Bar, both located in the lobby.
New Orleans
Celebrating its 300 Year Anniversary in 2018, New Orleans has no plans of slowing down the party in 2019. A city that thrives on hospitality, New Orleans is renowned for its food scene, historic neighborhoods, live jazz music, and array of festivals. The first week in September sees the return of many locals and tourists, as the temperature begins to cool off, and the Saints march back into the Superdome. Ride the streetcar, eat a beignet, discover the French Quarter, join a secondline, and take in all of the experiences that will have you reminiscing to your peers about that “One Time in New Orleans.”

Registration Rates

Pre-Conference Registration open online March 1, 2019 through August 21, 2019.

SPECIAL OFFER FOR FIRST TIME MEMBERS: A $145 discount for membership for the balance of 2019 for first-time members if you join SLS and register to attend MISWeek at the same time. Become a member and access the member registration rates and all the other benefits of membership with SLS. Contact Info@SLS.org for details.

Member Non-Member

Full Registration Fee

Early Bird Registration Fee
Deadline: July 5, 2019

Resident/Fellow/Medical Student/
Affiliated Personnel Scholarship
This rate is ONLY available to MEMBERS

Active Duty Military
$200.00 off Member price
Early Bird Member Rate