The OR Manager Conference and PACU Manager Summit Exhibit Hall is located in the Florida Exhibition Hall of the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Meet with 170+ solution experts and while exploring the Interactive Hybrid OR, the OR Manager Lounge and earning CEs during featured presentations, all while meeting poster presenters and collecting points to win the Build Your Dream OR Contest!

Events in the Exhibit Hall

OR Manager’s Kickoff Party
Monday, October 2nd

The official kickoff to the OR Manager Conference is your first look at the vendors in the Exhibit Hall while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, drinks and time to connect with old and new colleagues.

Play the Build Your Dream OR Contest using the official mobile app while making new connections with your peers and solutions experts in the perioperative industry.

Guest tickets are available through Registration.

Sponsored by:

Interactive Hybrid OR & Town Hall Sessions

The Hybrid OR will feature an hour long Town Hall session during the Exhibit hours where you can learn tips and tricks for successful hybrid OR conversion and ask your questions to gain a better understanding of the process and troubleshoot potential problems along the way.

Want to meet the Hybrid OR Steering Committee? During the opening reception on October 2, mix and mingle with these Hybrid OR Professionals during the Happy Hour with the Hybrid OR Steering Committee from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Products brought to you by:

CEs Presented by Exhibitors
During the Exhibit hours, you will have the opportunity to participate in CE programs presented by exhibitors to earn additional contact hours. Each program is worth 0.5 contact hours and you must attend at least 2 sessions to earn 1 contact hour.

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Meet the Poster Session Authors
Tuesday, October 3
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

You’ll have the opportunity to meet with the 2017 Poster Session authors one-on-one to get the answers to your questions on Tuesday, October 3.

Build Your Dream OR Contest
While attending the OR Manager Conference, you will be able to build out your dream operating room by selecting your favorite perioperative products and services needed for your ideal surgical suite…and win fun prizes in the process!

Playing is simple:

  1. Download the official OR Manager Conference mobile app, Sponsored by Toshiba America Medical Systems, to your device
  2. Visit with exhibitors
  3. Attend sessions
  4. Participate in networking events
  5. Enter the unique codes around the Conference
  6. WIN BIG

Many prizes will be given away during the contest and one grand prize winner will receive $1, 000 cash!

Interactive Hybrid OR

OR Manager Conference Exhibit Hall will feature its own Interactive Hybrid OR bringing you the latest and greatest in perioperative technology! Visit the hybrid OR to learn more about product solutions for your facility and to gain insight on how to make the transition to a hybrid OR successful, whether you are building a new hybrid OR or remodeling to accommodate the new room within existing space.

New this year! Join us for a Hybrid OR focused breakout session on Monday before the Exhibit Hall opens.

The Hybrid OR will feature an hour long Town Hall session during the Exhibit hours where you can learn tips and tricks for successful hybrid OR conversion and ask your questions to gain a better understanding of the process and troubleshoot potential problems along the way. Don’t miss “Happy Hour with the Hybrid OR Steering Committee” during the opening reception on Monday from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Hybrid OR

Meet the Hybrid OR Steering Committee

The OR Manager Conference Hybrid OR Steering Committee is comprised of perioperative leaders with experience developing and maintaining a Hybrid Operating Room at their facilities.

Patricia Seifert

Patricia C. Seifert, MSN, RN, CNOR, FAAN

Independent Cardiac Consultant

Tracy Diffenderfer

Tracy Diffenderfer, MSN, RN, CNOR

Administrative Director of Perioperative Services, Vanderbilt Medical Center

Tamara Mayne

Tamara Mayne, BSN, RN

Cardiothoracic Surgery Service Specialist, University of Colorado Hospital – Inpatient Operating Room

Robert Maliff

Robert Maliff

Director, Applied Solutions, ECRI Institute

Arthur Shumate

Arthur Shumate

System Director of Surgical Services, St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System

Debra Thompson

Debra Thompson, MSN/MBA, BSN, RN

Executive Director Surgery, Trauma, Pulmonary Services, Memorial Hospital of South Bend

Cindy Kuperus

Cindy Kuperus, MBA, RN, CASC

Director of Perioperative Services, Carson Tahoe Health

Sharman Lisieski

Sharman Lisieski, BS, RN, CNOR

Director OR/PACU, Saratoga Hospital


Sarina Gould, MSN, RN, CCRN, NE-BC

PACU Nurse Manager, Carson Tahoe Health

Hybrid OR Sessions

Understanding the Next Generation of Surgical Suites: The A to Z of Hybrid Operating Rooms
Monday, October 2
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Join leaders who have successfully managed the development and operations of hybrid ORs for a glimpse into the process of implementing your own hybrid operating room from start to finish.

Happy Hour with the Hybrid OR Steering Committee
Monday, October 2
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mix and mingle with members of the Hybrid OR Steering Committee while exploring our Interactive Hybrid OR. This is your chance to speak one-on-one with the pros about your existing hybrid OR or future build.

Hybrid OR Town Hall: You’ve Got Questions We’ve Got Answers
Tuesday, October 3
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Questions about your existing Hybrid OR, or curious about creating a plan to build one? You won’t want to miss this town hall session! Join us for a robust Q&A session with forerunners in the development of hybrid operating rooms.

Sponsored by

Platinum Sponsor
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
C Change Surgical
 Apollo courtesy of Draeger, Inc. on behalf of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
 Draeger Logo
 IntelliSpace Cardiovascular with Xper IM/Flex Cardio courtesy of Philips on behalf of University of Colorado Hospital.


Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), a Johnson & Johnson Company

ASP supports healthcare facilities in the fight to protect patients against three primary sources of HAIs: medical devices, the environment and human contact. Our solutions include Terminal Sterilization, High-Level Disinfection and other solutions. Visit us at www.ASPJJ.com.

33 Technology Drive Irvine, CA 92618 USA



Ansell manufactures a wide range of protective solutions for healthcare professionals and patients alike, providing a portfolio of synthetic and natural rubber latex surgical and examination gloves, and other personal protective products. The SANDEL brand encompasses innovative products focused on addressing and eliminating safety issues for patients and healthcare staff.

111 Wood Avenue South, Suite 210 Iselin, NJ 8830 USA


Avante Health Solutions

Avante Health Solutions is your one source to maximize capital equipment performance. We make it easier and more affordable for every hospital, clinic and medical practice to have the very best equipment, supplies and service. Our brands include Pacific Medical, DRE, GMI, Integrated Services, Oncology Services International, and Transtate.

ArborLake Centre Deerfield, IL 60015 USA



Bayer’s Radiology Product Portfolio transforms insight into innovation with the goal of enhancing patient care and productivity in CT, MRI, PET and interventional studies. Our evolving portfolio includes medical devices, contrast media, integrated dose-management software (radiation dose and contrast dose) and equipment service. Learn more at www.radiologysolutions.bayer.com.

1 Bayer Drive Indianola, PA 15051 USA


Boston Scientific

Through collaboration and innovation, Boston Scientific is the preferred urology clinical and business partner that offers comprehensive breadth and depth of knowledge and products. We present a robust portfolio of relevant innovations, as well as tailored training and solutions – designed and delivered with our unique collaborative approach.

300 Boston Scientific Way Marlborough, MA 01752-1234 USA

Email: lisa.dahlstrom@bsci.com


Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology for precise, minimal invasive patient treatments. Core products center on the areas of information-guided surgery, radiosurgery and digital operating room (OR) integration. Brainlab technology enables hospitals to transform their operating rooms into the industry 4.0 of surgery with intelligent data exchange and digitally integrated technologies.

5 Westbrook Corporate Center Westchester, IL 60154-5730 USA


C Change Surgical

SurgiSLUSH™ freezers provide mobile, flexible and economical slush systems that create smooth, ultra-secure sterile slush. Fully automated SurgiSLUSH™ freezers are non-sterile and used where convenient - inside or between procedure rooms. Clinical leaders are slashing equipment costs by supplying multiple rooms from one SurgiSLUSH™ freezer - using secure, re-usable containers.

101 N. Chestnut Street - Ste. 301 Winston-Salem, NC 27101 USA



Caresyntax® is a technology and services provider with a mission to address variability of processes and patient outcomes in surgery and interventional radiology. With over 25 years of global experience, Caresyntax® technologies have raised the performance bar in more than 6,000 ORs worldwide and over 10 million procedures per year.

129 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116 USA


Clorox Healthcare

Building on a century-long legacy in cleaning and disinfecting, Clorox Healthcare offers a wide range of products to help stop the spread of infection in healthcare facilities. From comprehensive surface disinfection, including advanced ultraviolet technology, to skin antisepsis, we are committed to providing efficacious solutions to the healthcare community.

4900 Johnson Drive Pleasanton, CA 94588 USA

Email: healthcare@clorox.com

CSZ, A Gentherm Company

CSZ, a Gentherm Company, has been delivering patient temperature management systems to healthcare professionals since 1963; designing with the patient in mind. Our complete line of products include therapeutic heating and cooling therapy units along with complete line of warming and cooling blankets for body temperature regulation and hyper-hypothermia treatment.

12011 Mosteller Road Cincinnati, OH 45241 USA


D. A. Surgical

D. A. Surgical develops and sells innovative positioning accessories for surgical tables. TrenGuard™ Trendelenburg Restraint prevents patient sliding and has a quick, easy set up. ArmGuard™ meets AORN’s “no tucking arms” guidelines, protects patient arms, and provides access to ports and lines. See our other great products too!

12373 Kinsman Rd Newbury, OH 44065 United States

Email: bobby@da-surgical.com


Ecolab partners with healthcare customers to deliver infection prevention solutions that help increase efficiency, improve outcomes and reduce the risk of HAIs. We provide customers with innovative solutions that solve their business challenges. Everywhere safety matters. Everywhere hygiene matters. Everywhere health matters. Ecolab is everywhere it matters.

1 Ecolab Place St. Paul, MN 55102 US



MAQUET Medical Systems, USA is a global market leader focused on improving patient care and quality of life. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of products designed to provide future-oriented technology to meet the needs of clinical professionals in the areas of: surgery, cardiac intervention, perfusion, anesthesia and respiratory.

45 Barbour Pond Drive Wayne, NJ 07470 US


Hill-Rom Surgical Solutions

TRUMPF is defined by quality, dependable products, customer-focused responsiveness and flexibility. We are the center of design and innovation with leading-edge products including the world’s leading LED surgical and procedure lights; modular Equipment Management Systems; full line of modular, mobile and system tables; patient/equipment transport solutions and modular interior room

1046 LeGrand Blvd. Charleston, SC 29492 US


Image Stream Medical

It's not just about technology. It's about improving workflow, patient safety, and simplifying a complex surgical environment. Whether your needs include full operating room integration, live video streaming, or the recording and documentation of surgical procedures, Image Stream Medical has a solution for you. See us in Booth 415!

One Monarch Drive Littleton, MA 01460 US


Kyra Medical, Inc.

Kyra Medical is dedicated to producing innovative patent positioning solutions for Today's Modern OR (TM). The Kyra Comfort Stirrups are designed to solve many of the issues that clinicians face when positioning patients for lithotomy surgery including the "lost clamp" problem and improving aspects of infection control.

100 Otis Street Northborough, MA 01532 USA



The brand name MAVIG is synonymous for premium quality medical technology & personal radiation protective equipment. The products range from ceiling suspended shields, lamps and monitors, table mounted x-ray protective systems, mobile barriers/shields, radiation protective lead glass and leaded acrylic as well as personal protective aprons, thyroid collars and accessories.

25 Hytec Circle Rochester, NY 14606 USA



MediPurpose is a medical products company specializing in sharps safety devices. Our new product is the Anzen™ safety scalpel with a reusable stainless steel handle similar in weight/balance to traditional metal handle scalpels. We are looking for ORs willing to help in clinical evaluations.

3883 Rogers Bridge Rd. NW Duluth, GA 30097 USA

Email: sales@medipurpose.com


At Medtronic (www.medtronic.com), we're committed to Innovating for life by pushing the boundaries of medical technology and changing the way the world treats chronic disease. To do that, we're thinking beyond products and beyond the status quo - to continually find more ways to help people live better, longer.

710 Medtronic Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55432 USA


Olympus America Inc.

Olympus Medical Systems Group, develops solutions for healthcare professionals that help improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs and enhance quality of life for their patients. By enabling less invasive procedures, innovative diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, and early stage lung cancer evaluation and treatments, Olympus is transforming the future of healthcare.

3500 Corporate Parkway Center Valley, PA 18034 United States



Royal Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions.

22100 Bothell Everett Hwy Bothell, WA 98021 USA


Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp.

Richard Wolf Medical Instruments is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through innovation in endoscopy. For over 100 years, Richard Wolf has pursued endoscopic solutions focused on improving surgical results while reducing patients’ trauma. In the pursuit of the spirit of excellence, Richard Wolf prides itself on quality and innovation.

353 Corporate Woods Parkway Vernon Hills, IL 60061 USA


Serres Inc.

SERRES Suction System provides superior product features and a full portfolio to cover all Surgical Suction and Fluid Management needs in the hospital. With over 40 years’ experience dedicated in the suction and fluid management market SERRES is innovating and changing the way contaminated fluids are collected, handled and disposed in the OR.

1500 Main Street, Suite 2700 Springfield, MA 01115 US



Skytron is a privately held company specializing in solutions that drive efficiency in today’s healthcare facilities. Our surgical tables, surgical & exam lighting, booms, video integration systems and other products help hospitals around the world work better. To learn more, visit our website at www.skytron.us

5085 Corporate Exchange Blvd SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512 US

Email: sales@skytron.us

Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew has proudly supported healthcare professionals in their daily efforts to improve the lives of their patients for over 150 years.

5600 Clearfork Main Fort Worth, TX 76109 USA

Email: julianna.townsend@smith-nephew.com

Sony Electronics

Sony Healthcare Solutions provides quality 2D, 3D, Full HD, 4K and 3D 4K solutions including video cameras, displays, recorders, monitors and printers for medical applications. Long a leader in professional electronics, Sony has harnessed that same expertise to lead medical visualization for over 30 years. Learn more: www.sony.com/medical.

1 Sony Drive Park Ridge, NJ 07656 USA


STERIS Corporation

STERIS Corporation is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical solutions and services. In surgical environments, STERIS offers distinctive perioperative expertise, including high quality technologies, consumables, consulting and education. These solutions help eliminate wasted time and effort, improve patient and staff safety and satisfaction, and optimize surgical productivity.

5960 Heisley Road Mentor, OH 44060 USA


STERIS Instrument Management Services (IMS)

STERIS Corporation is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical solutions and services. In surgical environments, STERIS offers distinctive perioperative expertise, including high quality technologies, consumables, consulting and education. These solutions help eliminate wasted time and effort, improve patient and staff safety and satisfaction, and optimize surgical productivity.

5960 Heisley Road Mentor, OH 44060 USA



Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services which help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world. Please contact us for more information at www.stryker.com.

4100 E. Milham Avenue Kalamazoo, MI 49001 US


TIDI Products, LLC

TIDI Products, headquartered in Neenah, WI, is a premier designer, developer, and manufacturer of medical devices focused on preventing infections and supporting caregivers across the acute care, alternate site and dental end-markets.

570 Enterprise Dr Neenah, WI 54956 USA


Toshiba America Medical Systems

Toshiba America Medical Systems, a Canon Group company headquartered in Tustin, Calif., markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and interventional X-ray equipment. Earn 50 extra Build Your Dream OR Contest Points in the mobile app with the pre-conference code: MOB88

2441 Michelle Drive Tustin, CA 92780 US


USOC Bio-Medical

USOC Bio-Medical provides worldwide biomedical equipment repair/sales solutions to health care facilities, clinics and medical companies of all types and sizes. The company’s main focus is quality and patient safety. Each member of our organization is dedicated to excellence and continual organization and professional improvement.

20 Morgan Irvine, CA 92618 USA

Email: customerservice@usocmedical.com

VCU Health System

The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System is an urban, comprehensive academic medical center in central Virginia established to preserve and restore health for all people, to seek the cause and cure of diseases through innovative research, and to educate those who serve humanity.

701 East Franklin Street, 9th Floor Richmond, VA 23219 USA


Xodus Medical, Inc.

Xodus Medical is making surgery safer with The Pink Pad XL advanced patient positioning system, the innovative, clinically-preferred product for increasing patient safety in Trendelenburg — preventing unwanted patient movement, while protecting skin and nerves from injury and pressure-related complications. See the new One-Step face and arm protectors.

702 Prominence Drive New Kensington, PA 15068 USA


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Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

October 2-4, 2017

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Earn up to 19.0 CEs and 14.75 AEUs through workshops, breakout sessions, and keynotes. Additional credit hours can be earned through poster sessions and exhibitor presentations.


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