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Friday, May 31, 2019

3:00 - 6:00 pm  Speaker Ready Room Open
3:00 - 6:00 pm Registration Open

Saturday, June 1, 2019 

6:00 am - 6:30 pm Speaker Ready Room Open 
6:30 am - 5:00 pm  Registration Open
7:00 am - Noon Advanced Robotics for the Practicing Surgeon Hands-on Lab 
7:30 am - Noon  Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) Symposium (Didactic) 
7:30 am - Noon Advanced Methods for the Management of Rectal Prolapse (Didactic) 
8:00 am - Noon Practice Management Course 
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch for Hands-On Workshop Participants Only 
12:30 - 5:30 pm  Young Surgeons Mock Orals & More Workshop 
1:00 - 4:00 pm Question Writing: Do You Know How to Write the Perfect Exam Question? Workshop
1:00 - 4:30 pm  Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (taTME) Hands-on Workshop 
1:00 - 4:30 pm  Advanced Methods for the Management of Rectal Prolapse Hands-on Lab 
1:00 - 5:00 pm Advance Practice Provider Symposium 
5:15 - 6:30 pm  U.S.-China Colorectal Surgical & Anal Symposium
6:30 - 7:30 pm Young Surgeons Reception 
6:30 - 7:30 pm  U.S.-China Colorectal Surgical & Anal Reception

Sunday, June 2, 2019

6:30 am - 6:00 pm  On-Going Video Room
6:30 am – 6:00 pm  Speaker Ready Room Open 
6:30 am – 6:00 pm  Registration Open 
7:00 - 11:00 am  Pelvic Floor Disorders Consortium 
7:30 - 9:30 am  Core Subject Update 
7:30 - 11:30 am  Advanced Endoscopy Symposium and Workshop 
8:00 - 9:30 am  SYMPOSIUM: Critical Review of Scientific Manuscripts
8:00 - 9:30 am  SYMPOSIUM: Simposio Latinoamericano
(Latin American Symposium
9:30 - 9:45 am  Refreshment Break in Foyer
9:45 - 11:45 am  SYMPOSIUM: Colorectal Surgery Research: Tips & Tricks from the Experts 
9:45 - 11:45 am SYMPOSIUM: Care of the Geriatric Colorectal Patient 
11:30 am - 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Hours
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall 
12:45 - 1:30 pm  Welcome and Opening Announcements 
1:30 - 2:15 pm Humanities in Surgery Lectureship
2:15 - 3:45 pm Abstract Session: Neoplasia I
2:15 - 3:45 pm  SYMPOSIUM: Pelvic Floor: Present & Future
2:15 - 3:45 pm SYMPOSIUM: Decreasing Complications of Pain Management by Enhanced Recovery Strategies 
3:45 - 4:15 pm Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:15 - 5:45 pm Abstract Session: Research Forum
4:15 - 5:45 pm SYMPOSIUM: What’s New in Ulcerative Colitis? 
4:15 - 5:45 pm SYMPOSIUM: The Evolving Landscape of Colorectal Surgical Education 
7:00 - 10:30 pm ASCRS ROCKS! Welcome Reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Monday, June 3, 2019

6:30 am - 6:30 pm  Speaker Ready Room Open 
6:30 am - 4:30 pm Registration Open 
6:30 am - 6:30 pm On-Going Video Room
7:00 - 8:00 am  Meet the Professor Breakfasts
7:00 - 8:00 am  Coffee & Controversies: Leela Prasad Memorial Debate 
8:00 - 9:30 am  Abstract Session: Lightning Talks 
8:00 - 9:30 am  SYMPOSIUM: Rectal Cancer 
8:00 - 9:30 am  SYMPOSIUM: Technical Pearls: Minimally Invasive   Colectomy, Step-By-Step 
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Hours 
9:30 - 10:00 am Refreshment Break and E-Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall 
10:00 - 10:45 am Harry E. Bacon, MD, Lectureship 
10:45 - 11:30 am Presidential Address 
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Complimentary Box Lunch and E-Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall 
12:45 - 2:00 pm Abstract Session: Pelvic Floor 
12:45 - 2:00 pm Current Management of Crohn’s Disease. Joint ASCRS/SSAT Symposium 
12:45 - 2:00 pm SYMPOSIUM: When Do You Change Your Approach? A Framework for Translating Evolving Evidence into Practice Change 
2:00 - 3:30 pm  Abstract Session: Basic Science 
2:00 - 3:30 pm  Abstract Session: Video Abstracts 
2:00 - 3:30 pm  SYMPOSIUM: ASCRS/ACS Partnership to Support the Colorectal Surgeon 
3:30 - 4:00 pm  Refreshment Break and E-Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall 
4:00 - 4:45 pm  Best of the Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Journal
4:45 - 6:15 pm  (non-CME) New Technologies Symposium 
6:30 - 8:00 pm  Residents’ Reception

Tuesday, June 4 

6:00 am - 6:00 pm  On-Going Video Room 
6:00 am - 6:00 pm  Speaker Ready Room Open 
6:00 am - 4:30 pm  Registration Open 
6:30 - 7:30 am  Meet the Professor Breakfast
7:30 - 8:15 am  Norman D. Nigro, MD, Research Lectureship 
8:15 - 9:00 am  SYMPOSIUM: Harnessing Social Media to Advance #ColorectalSurgery 
8:15- 9:00 am  SYMPOSIUM: Management of Anal Dysplasia
9:00 - 9:30 am  Refreshment Break and E-Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall 
9:00 am - 2:00 pm  Exhibit Hall Hours 
9:30- 10:45 am Abstract Session: Neoplasia II
9:30- 10:45 am  SYMPOSIUM: Avoiding Burnout and Achieving Optimal Work-Life Balance 
9:30- 10:45 am  SYMPOSIUM: My Microbiome Made Me Do It 
10:45 - 11:30 am  Masters in Colorectal Surgery Lectureship
11:30 am - 1:00 pm  Complimentary Box Lunch and E-Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall 
11:30 am - 1:00 pm  Women in Colorectal Surgery Luncheon
1:00 - 1:45 pm Memorial Lecture Honoring Philip H. Gordon, MD 
1:45 - 3:15 pm  Abstract Session: General Surgery Forum 
1:45 - 3:15 pm  SYMPOSIUM: Advanced Endoscopy/Intraluminal Surgery: Raising the Bar for Detection and Non-Resectional Management of Advanced Polyps
1:45 - 3:15 pm SYMPOSIUM: Enhancing the Physician Patient Relationship 
3:15 - 3:30 pm Refreshment Break in the Foyer 
3:30- 4:30 pm ASCRS Annual Business Meeting and State of the Society Address 
4:30 - 5:30 pm Drinks and Disputes: The After Hours Debates 
5:30 - 6:30 pm Fellowship Reception 
6:30 - 8:00 pm ASCRS Blues Fest-Farewell Reception

Wednesday, June 5

6:30 am - 3:30 pm On-Going Video Room
6:30 am - 3:30 pm Registration Open
7:00 - 8:00 am Coffee & Controversies
7:00 - 8:00 am Meet the Professor Breakfasts
8:00 - 9:15 am Abstract Session: Outcomes
8:00 - 9:15 am Abstract Session: Education
8:00 - 9:15 am SYMPOSIUM: Hereditary Cancer Syndromes:
What the Colorectal Surgeon Really Needs to Know
9:15 - 9:30 am Refreshment Break in Foyer
9:30 - 10:45 am Abstract Session: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
9:30 - 10:45 am Symposium: Advances and Controversies in the
Management of Diverticulitis
9:30 - 10:45 am Symposium: Healthcare Economics: Policy Implications in
the Future of Medicine
10:45 - 11:30 am Ernestine Hambrick, MD Lectureship
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
12:30 - 2:00 pm Abstract Session: Quality
12:30 - 2:00 pm SYMPOSIUM: Mission Impossible:
Preparing for and Navigating the Difficult and Unexpected
Operative Scenario
12:30 - 2:00 pm SYMPOSIUM: Benign Anorectal - Complex Problems, Advanced
Techniques, and Special Populations
2:00 - 3:30 pm Abstract Session: Benign Disease
2:00 - 3:30 pm SYMPOSIUM: Is it Really Unresectable? Management of
Advanced and Recurrent Colorectal Cancer
2:00 - 3:30 pm SYMPOSIUM: Robotics: Practical Tips and Tricks