MISWeek 2024 - Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons

MISWeek 2024


Minimally Invasive Surgery Week 2024
Where Laparoscopy and Robotics Meet
September 25 – 28, 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Resort
Disney Springs® Area Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA


Registration Opens: March 1, 2024
Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 25, 2024

MISWeek 2024, SLS’s annual meeting, is a multidisciplinary meeting with content covering a range of specialties including general surgery, gynecology, endourology, pediatric surgery, surgical oncology, colorectal surgery, bariatric surgery and robotics. Its target audience consists of general surgeons, gynecologists, urologists, pediatric, thoracic surgeons and others interested in laparoscopic, endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive surgical techniques and technologies. The meeting is open to surgeons, clinicians, allied health professionals, students, residents, fellows, and others.

The increasing complexity of minimally invasive diagnostics and therapy requires a continuous educational process. The exchange of knowledge and expertise among the physicians taking part in this conference contributes to the continuation of excellence in minimally invasive surgery.

Upon completion of the conference, participants will be able to:

  • Increase comprehension of the basic and fundamental principles of laparoscopic, endoscopic, and minimally invasive techniques, enhancing the participant’s understanding of these techniques;
  • Understand the recent advances in laparoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive techniques;
  • Determine the appropriate use of laparoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive equipment as part of a treatment plan in the care of patients;
  • Comprehend the developing technologies that will be available in the future to enhance the standard of patient care; and
  • Apply acquire educational information within the physician’s specialty, which will enhance their professional development and patient care.

Program details will be updated as they become available. Please check back to see what’s new! Program is subject to change.

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

We invite the submission of abstracts for presentation at MISWeek 2024. We will be accepting submission for papers, videos, and posters.

Authors need not be members of the Society in order to submit material. The program will include scientific papers, videos, and posters on all topics and specialties involving the use of minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques and technologies including laparoscopy, endoscopy, robotic surgery, education, simulation, and outcomes, among others.

Selection of material for presentation will be based on quality, clarity, and relevance, as well as the significance of the material, as judged by evaluation of the content by the Abstract Review Committee. Awards will be given in various categories based on merit.

Abstract submission will open soon! Check back for details.


Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Resort
Disney Springs® Resort Area

1850 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Toll Free: 844-482-8444

An official Walt Disney World® Hotel, the Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Resort is located across the street from Disney Springs®, a world-class shopping, entertainment, and dining district with over 150 venues. This lakeside resort features two pools, an aquatic playground for kids, on-site basketball and volleyball courts, plus multiple on-site dining options. Guest room amenities include free WiFi, 55-inch HDTVs, mini-refrigerator, and plush bedding. Resort guests enjoy exclusive Disney Benefits, including scheduled shuttle transportation to Disney parks, early theme park entry to every Disney park (park reservation and valid ticket or pass required).

Information and links for room reservations will be updated soon.


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

The SLS designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Board of Surgery Continuous Certification:

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

Learner participation will be shared through the ACCME’s Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).



Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons

  1. Physician Learners: Participate in MISWeek 2024 and complete the evaluation and CE form components in order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
  2. If you complete all necessary components, the Society of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeons (SLS) will award the associated CE credit to the physician learner claiming credit.

The American Board of Surgery

In order to have credit reported to the ABS, participants are required to:
1. Participate in MISWeek 2024 and complete the evaluation and CE form components.
2. Complete the 3 Month Post Meeting Practice and Improvement Survey. Learner completion data will be reported 30 days after the learner engages in the activity and completes this requirement.