Welcome Networking Reception and Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
Thursday • 5:15-7 pm • Exhibit Hall
Free to all attendees • Guest tickets: $30 • 21 years and over only
Cap off day one of the meeting with some wine or bubbly while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres with friends, colleagues, and exhibitors. This is your first chance to discover the exhibit hall and its vast array of products and services.
Diversity and Inclusion Networking Dinner
Thursday • 7-9 pm • Hilton Bonnet Creek
Preregistration required • Limited seating available • No guest tickets
Organized by the Women in RAPM Special Interest Group
This complimentary event is an opportunity for networking among ASRA Pain Medicine members at all levels to join colleagues for drinks, dinner, and roundtable discussions, led by ASRA Pain Medicine leaders. Share your ideas on promoting diversity and
inclusion within ASRA Pain Medicine and/or regional anesthesia and pain medicine.
Supported in part by
Morning Fun Run/Walk
Friday • 6:15 am • Meet in the Main Lobby
The ASRA Pain Medicine Morning Fun Run/Walk will be Friday, November 18, at 6:15 am. The cost (donation) will be $25 per person benefiting the ASRA Pain Medicine Early-Stage Investigator/Graduate Student Award.
PA/NP/Nursing Meet and Greet
Friday • 9:45-10:30 am • Exhibit Hall Chat Room
Get a head start on the following day’s dedicated program by meeting with fellow PA, NP, and Nursing colleagues. The chat room located in the exhibit hall will be the meeting point for a snack and networking.
New Member Meet and Greet
Friday • 3:45-4:30 pm • Exhibit Hall Chat Room
If you're a new member of ASRA Pain Medicine, don't miss this opportunity to meet other new members and ASRA Pain Medicine leaders. Network and make some new friends while asking your questions and learning more about your ASRA Pain Medicine benefits and how to make the most of your membership. New ASRA Pain Medicine members can also pick up a small welcome gift!
Resident Section Committee Meet and Greet
Friday • 5:30-6:15 pm • Citrus/Collier/Columbia
All trainee members of ASRA Pain Medicine are welcome to meet with members of the Resident Section Committee prior to the Resident/Fellow Meet and Greet beginning at 6:15 pm. Learn more about opportunities available to residents and fellows and how you can get involved. No preregistration necessary, but open to members only.
Resident/Fellow and Pain Program Directors Meet and Greet
Friday • 6:15-7:45 pm • Central Foyer
Free to all Residents and Fellows
Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a beverage while networking with fellow trainees and members of the Association of Pain Program Directors (APPD), an independent non-profit organization committed to promoting pain medicine education and career development for pain specialists and trainees.
Generously supported by
Friday • 6:30 or 8 pm • La Luce and Zeta Asia
Let’s Eat! is an opportunity for meeting attendees to enjoy dinner and a conversation topic with their peers in an informal, small group setting. Each restaurant is located at the Hilton Bonnet Creek and will be able to accommodate groups of up to 8 people for dinner. Learn more.
Tai Chi Class with Dr. Philip Peng
Saturday • 7:30-7:50 am • Bonnet Creek Salons I-III
Comfortable dress and shoes suggested
Start a heavy day with light tai Chi movement focus on meditation, relaxation and a light touch of strengthening exercise.
WS-16, Interactive Demonstration Workshop, Hands-On Integrative Medicine
Saturday • 8:00-10:00am • Ticket Required, $345 at Onsite Registration Desk
Participate in this new workshop lead by Dr. Dalia Elmofty on Acupuncture, Mindfulness Meditation, and Supplements and Nutrition.
Saturday • 12:45-2:15 pm • Bonnet Creek I-III
Presentation: free • Lunch tickets: $10 member, $20 non-member
Celebrate cutting-edge research with the Chronic Pain Research Grant Update and the John J. Bonica lecture.
John J. Bonica Award Lecture
“Neurostimulation in the Patient with Chronic Pain. Forecasting the Future with Data from the Present. Data-driven Analysis or Just Dreams?”
Dr. De Andres is qualified from the School of Medicine at Valencia University and is now its tenured professor of anesthesiology of the Valencia University School of Medicine. Also in the General University Hospital in Valencia, Spain, he is chair of anesthesia, critical care, and the multidisciplinary pain management department. He is involved in ongoing research in pain, and on the editorial boards of several national and international journals, and vice chair of the examining board of the European Society of Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy to obtain the European Diploma of Chronic Pain Management (EDPM).
Annual Meeting Celebration
Saturday • 7:00-10:00 pm • Golf Pavilion
Tickets: $50 member, $75 non-member, $30 children 9 and under
Say aloha as you step into our “island” and receive your floral lei because it’s time for a tropical party! This year’s event is a family-friendly, luau with something for everyone: Caribbean food, fruity beverages, pineapple games, and island music. So, pack your favorite Hawaiian shirt, puka shell necklace and flip flops, and ladies, find a flower for your hair! Ticket prices include food, open bar, and entertainment.