Special events

Welcome Reception

Thursday, 5:15-6:30 pm • Exhibit hall • Free to all attendees • Guest tickets: $30 • 21 and over only

Cap off day one of the meeting with drinks and light hors d’oeuvres while networking with friends, colleagues, and exhibitors. This is your first chance to discover the exhibit hall and its vast array of products and services. 

ASRA WRAPM SIG Diversity and Inclusion Networking Event

Thursday • 6:30-8:30 pm • Plaza B • Registration required

This special event provides an opportunity for networking among ASRA members at all levels, including medical students, residents, fellows, early-career, and mid- to late-career professionals, with a special focus on promoting diversity and inclusion.  Enjoy dinner and roundtable discussions, led by ASRA leaders, on a variety of topics. Share your ideas on promoting diversity and inclusion within ASRA and/or regional anesthesia and pain medicine. Includes dinner, drinks, and great conversation.  Advanced registration is required. Register by completing this form.

#ASRALetsEat for Dinner

Thursday, Friday • Dinner • RSVP at ASRA Registration Desk (space is limited)

Are you looking for great conversation, good food, and a unique way to network with fellow attendees and ASRA leadership? If so, don’t miss your opportunity to sign up for ASRA Let’s Eat! ASRA Let’s Eat will be held Thursday and Friday at several restaurants near the meeting venue. Reservations are required; space is limited. Stop by the Registration Desk to sign up. Reservations will be in groups of 8. Use #ASRALetsEat along with #ASRASPRING20 to tell others about this great event!

New Member Meet and Greet

Friday • 3:15-4:00 pm • Exhibit Hall Chat Room

If you're a new member of ASRA, don't miss this opportunity to meet other new members and ASRA leaders. Network and make some new friends while asking questions and learning more about your ASRA benefits and how to make the most of your membership. New ASRA members can also pick up a small welcome gift! 

Resident/Fellow and Pain Program Directors Meet and Greet

Friday, 5:30-6:30 pm • Plaza B, Lobby Level • Free to all Residents and Fellows; no registration required

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a beverage while networking with fellow trainees and a number of North American Fellowship Directors.

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Excellence in ASRA Awards Luncheon

Saturday • 11:45-1:15 pm • Grand Ballroom A • Presentation: free • Lunch tickets: $10 member, $20 non-member

Celebrate cutting-edge research with an update from the ASRA Research Committee Chair Stavros Memtsoudis, an update from the ASRA Graduate Student awardee Desmond Fung, and the Gaston Labat lecturer Dr. Guy Weinberg.



ASRA Annual Meeting Celebration: The Roaring ’20s

Saturday • 7:00-10:00 pm • Tickets: $50 member, $75 non-member, $30 children 9 and under

On Saturday night, the meeting will end with a rip-roaring private event at ASRA's Speakeasy (shh, it's in Cityscape on the 46th floor).  Guests will take in a panoramic view of the city while enjoying food, drink and dancing with friends and colleagues and surrounded by music and décor of the Roaring ’20s.  So, ladies, bring your fringe dress, feathers and long pearl necklace, and gents, dig out your pin-striped suit with vest and slick back your hair as we kick of the new decade in true ’20s style!  Register early as space is limited.