Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons | MIS WEEK 2020 / SLS ANNUAL MEETING


The Future of MIS


Start Date: August 26, 2020
End Date: August 29, 2020

Venue: Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI



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 26 – 29, MISWeek 2020 is a multispecialty conference presented by the Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons (fka 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 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.

August 26 – 29, 2020
Minimally Invasive Surgery Week
The #1 MIS Meeting
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Honolulu, Hawaii


Download the MISWeek App

 SLS MIS Hub is available for download on iOS and Android devices and tablets. Scan the QR using your device camera or search for “SLS MIS Hub” in the App Store or Google Play Store. Download the MISWeek 2020 event to stay up-to-date with all conference materials.

Call for Abstracts

Submission Deadline Extended: February 17, 2020
Abstract submission for MISWeek 2020 is now open. You are invited to submit abstracts for Scientific Paper, Video, Poster, Open Forum Video, and Open Forum presentations on all topics and specialties on the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques and technologies, including laparoscopy, robotic surgery, endoscopy, education, and simulation.
Visit to review the Guidelines and submit your work for presentation at MISWeek 2020.

Conference Hotel

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Tel: (808) 949-4321
Toll Free (within US only): (800) 445-8667
Fax: (808) 951-5458

Room Rates: Starting at $255/night
MISWeek Online Reservations
Group Code: AOD

Registration Rates

Become a member to access the discounted member and active duty military registration rates plus all the other benefits of membership with SLS. Contact the SLS office at (305) 665-9959 or for details on membership and discounted registration.

Member Non-Member

Early Bird Registration Fee
Deadline: June 26, 2020

Full Registration Fee

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

The Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons (SLS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.