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2023 Annual Meeting Program

The 2023 Annual Meeting will take place on Saturday, April 29 through Monday, May 1, 2023. Please note this has shifted one day earlier than AAES's traditional meeting format. ESU and additional courses will take place on Thursday and Friday before the Meeting begins on Saturday morning.

Tentative program; subject to change. Birmingham, AL is located in the central time zone so all times listed are Central Daylight Time (CDT).

Thursday, April 27
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Endocrine Surgery University (ESU)
Location: TBA
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

AAES Council Meeting, invitation only
Location: University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB)

12:30 PM - 8:00 PM Course: Competitive Strategies and Leadership Tactics for Endocrine Surgeons - View more information about this course
Location: University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Endocrine Surgery University, Fireside Chat Dinner
Location: TBA
 
Friday, April 28
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM ESU, continued
Location: TBA
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Course: Competitive Strategies and Leadership Tactics for Endocrine Surgeons, continued - View more information about this course
Location: University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB)
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Thyroid RFA Course - View more information about the RFA Course
Location: University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM AAES Fellows Ultrasound Course
Location: University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB)
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Annual Meeting Registration Open
Location: Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM AAES Council Dinner - invitation only
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM Young Surgeon's Social
Location: Monday Night Brewing Co.
 
Saturday, April 29 (all program sessions will take place at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel unless otherwise noted)
6:30 AM Registration Opens
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM Exhibitor Setup
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM  Opening Session 
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM  UCSF Carol & Orlo H. Clark Distinguished Lecture in Endocrine Surgery  
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM  Poster Judging - closed for presenters and judges only
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM Sponsor & Poster Walk-Around + Sponsor Showcases (TBA)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Scientific Session 1 (Papers 1-4)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM 

 

Lunch Break

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch Session (optional):  Surgical Ergonomics, Geeta Lal, MD

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Scientific Session 2 (Papers 5-8) with Distinguished Moderator
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM Break
Exhibits and Poster Viewing
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Scientific Session 3 (Papers 9-12)
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM Presidential Address, Cord Sturgeon, MD
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM President's Reception
Location: Civil Rights Institute
 
Sunday, April 30 (all program sessions will take place at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel)
7:00 AM  Registration Opens
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  AAES New Member Breakfast - invite only
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Breakfast Session (optional): Challenging Cases/Handling Complications
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Scientific Session 4 (Papers 13-17)
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM  Break
Exhibits & Poster Viewing
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM  Scientific Session 5 (Papers 18-21) with Distinguished Moderator
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Health Equity Session (Papers HE 1-5)

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

 

Lunch Break

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Session (optional): TBA

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Scientific Session 6 (Papers 22-25)
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

MCW Stuart Wilson, M.D. Historical Lecture

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Sponsor & Poster Walk-Around

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

AAES Business Meeting (Active, Allied Specialist, Corresponding, and Senior members may attend)

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Meet & Greet Socials (Latin American members; Affiliate Providers)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Gala Reception Cocktail Hour and Silent Auction Begins
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM  Gala Reception (Awards, Past President Recognition and Auction Winners)
  
Monday, May 1 (all program sessions will take place at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel)
7:00 AM Registration Opens
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Breakfast Session (optional): CESQIP
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM 

Scientific Session 7 (Papers 26-29) with Distinguished Moderator

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM  Exhibits & Poster Viewing
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Presidential Panel Session
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Interesting Cases Session
Moderated by: Dr. Mira Milas, AAES Vice President
12:30 PM Meeting Adjourns

 

 

For specific questions about registration, please contact AAES Headquarters at 859-402-9810 or [email protected]