Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons | MIS WEEK 2019 / SLS ANNUAL MEETING


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:

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.”
The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel(TM)
Let the good times roll at the rooftop pool, Waldorf Astoria Spa and legendary Sazerac Bar at The Roosevelt, New Orleans. Bask in the glow and elegant history of the huge chandeliers in the grand lobby, and relax in your beautifully upscale room or suite.
Experience luxurious Southern hospitality at the historical Roosevelt New Orleans Waldorf Astoria. This landmark hotel is a short walk to the French Quarter, close to New Orleans nightlife, dining and culture, providing an elegant sanctuary in a vibrant Mardi Gras town.
• Close to the French Quarter, museums, restaurants and attractions
• Exclusive Waldorf Astoria Spa
• Rustic Italian Dining at award-winning Domenica, a John Besh restaurant
• Now featuring PURE Wellness rooms, which are nearly 99.9% allergen-free
• Seasonal rooftop pool and bar serving cocktails and snacks

2019 Fortune, #1 Best Companies to Work For® in the U.S, Hilton Worldwide
2019 New Orleans CityBusiness Reader Rankings, Best Hotel
2019 Southern Living, The South’s Best 10 Hotels
2018 CNN, Top 20 of America’s Most Beautiful Hotels
2018 Architectural Digest, 15 Most Beautiful Hotel Lobbies in the World
2018 USA Today’s 10Best, #1 Best Hotel Bar, The Sazerac Bar
2018 Gambit’s Best of New Orleans, Best Hotel
2018 CNN, Top 15 Hotels That Go All-Out for the Holidays


MISWeek 2019 Social Event

Join us at BB Kings Blues Club for food, bar, live music and dancing!

BB Kings Blues Club New Orleans from BB King's Blues Club on Vimeo.


SLS • The World Summit 2019 • AIMIS • ALACE • AMCE •


Preliminary List of Participating Organizations