Here are some of the events your colleagues will be talking about later. You won’t want to miss:
Thursday, June 1
Stop by the Exhibit Hall, opening at noon, and its popular Vascular Live presentations.
8:00 to 8:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremony. Don’t miss the kickoff of our 2017 Vascular Annual Meeting events. Find out who is here and what you’ll want to attend. SDCC, Room 6 A/B.
8:30-10:15 a.m. – William J. von Liebig Forum. The first big event in our opening day lineup. Top issues moderated by Drs. Ronald Fairman and Ronald Dalman. SDCC, Room A/B.
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – The E. Stanley Crawford Critical Issues Forum. “How to Navigate a Value-Based Reimbursement System: What you Need to Know,” the event will bring in experts on the changing reimbursements landscape. SVS President-Elect Dr. R. Clement Darling III, will moderate. SDCC, Room A/B.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Patient Advisors Program. New this year! Patients advisors, trained in an innovative new program, will share stories of their diagnoses and treatments and discuss how patients and researchers can collaborate on patient-centered research projects. SDCC, Room 17B, with a reception to further the conversation following from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
3:00 to 3:30 p.m. – The Roy Greenberg Distinguished Lecture. “Aneurysms Don’t Know Borders” will be delivered by Dr. Tara Mastracci, of the Royal Free Foundation Trust in London. SDCC, Room 6 A/B.
6:30-7:30 p.m. – The Networking Reception for Women, Diversity and Young Surgeons, Marriott, Santa Rosa room, followed by the popular Alumni Receptions (see Program Book or the VAM mobile app for times and rooms).