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Oregon-Washington ACS Virtual Meeting

  • 25 Sep 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • 26 Sep 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Online virtual meeting

Registration

  • ACS Fellow, member of Oregon Chapter, ACS
  • For members of the ACS WA chapter
  • Medical students are free.
  • For surgical residents or non-surgeons in support of surgery, RN, APP, technicians, etc.
  • Not a member of the Oregon or Washington Chapter of ACS. Note member dues are $150 for Oregon ACS chapter membership.

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Annual Conference - Virtual Meeting

September 25- 26, 2020

NOTE: this registration link closes at 12:00 pm noon Sept 25.

The ACS Oregon and Washington Chapter’s Annual meeting in Sunriver Oregon (in June) was canceled due to the Covid-19 virus. The committee recently decided to hold the event as a virtual meeting.  

Highlights:

MEETING APP: All attendees will download the meeting app called Whova.  After registering, attendees will receive an email with instructions to go to your App Store on your phone, tablet etc and download the Whova App. Then find our meeting on their calendar.  Its that easy and very helpful!

LIVE SESSIONS:  Saturday, September 26

ABSTRACTS, VIEW PRESENTATIONS: September 25-26

ABSTRACTS Q&A SESSION: September 25

VIRTUAL SOLUTIONS CENTER (exhibitors):  September 25-26

AGENDA: Click HERE to view the agenda

REGISTRATION:

Registration fees will provide online access to the live portion of the meeting. Rates:

  • Oregon and Washington ACS Chapter members: $50*
  • Surgeons, non members: $100
  • Residents, Surgical support staff: $25
  • Residents: Free

*To get the Chapter member rate you must be current on ACS Chapter dues. If you have any questions about this contact the office at 503-371-7457.

PANELS AND SPEAKERS: will be held as webinars during the day on Saturday. Attendees can participate in the Q&A portion of the webinars. Details on the speakers and topics are in the works. Click HERE for the agenda

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS will be available for viewing the week of September 21-25. Presenters will upload an 8 minute pre-recorded presentation and a link will be provided to attendees. In all, 26 abstracts have been accepted in three categories.  On Friday, a moderated Q and A session will be held. Download a list of accepted abstracts Click HERE

Virtual Meeting Format:


Registrants will log in to web-based platform called Whova.  From the app store, or Whova website, download the Whova App for to your laptop, tablet or smart phone. Once the app is downloaded,  move around within the app to view abstract presentations (pre-recorded), visit virtual exhibitors, pose questions, attend chat rooms, and attend webinars. In the virtual solutions center exhibit hall,enter the "gamification" feature. They will earn points from by exhibitor's pages, watching videos and other interactions. The person with the most points will win a prize. How Whova Works

INFO: For more information contact Harvey Gail, Oregon ACS administrator, 503-371-7457 /  email harvey@spiremanagement.com 

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The Oregon Chapter of the American College of Surgeons welcomes you to this web site. This information is intended for the benefit of our chapter members, the Fellows, Associate Fellows, and Candidates of the A.C.S. in the state of Oregon.  Learn more about the American College of Surgeons through the main website, Click HERE. 

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