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  • Conference - Orlando
  • 2018 Conference

    Bippity, boppity, boo! From scrubs to tiaras, AST heads to Walt Disney World, where attendees will participate in premier educational sessions led by nationally distinguished surgeons by day and then be able to head over to find the magical adventures that await them in the theme parks. Bring the kiddos and stay a few extra days as this venue is the ideal spot for blending family and career. 

  • AST's Surgical Technology Conference

    May 31-June 2, 2018, with preconference May 30
    Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
    1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

    Conference Registration 

    Registration opens February 1, 2018. 


    • Early bird - online ONLY to members - through March 15: $275
    • Advanced - March 16-April 15 - Member: $350 |  Nonmember: $480  |  Student Member: $99  |  Student Nonmember: $144 |  Retired or Disabled Member: $175
    • Onsite - April 16-June 2 - Member: $390  |  Nonmember: $520  |  Student Member: $139  |  Student Nonmember: $184  |  Retired or Disabled Member: $175

    Hotel Information

    AST will be on the Dolphin side of the property. 

    Room rates:
    (plus 12.5 sales tax and fees, which is subject to change) 

    • Single/Double: $199/night
    • Triple: $224/night
    • Quadruple: $249/night

    Check-in: 3 pm
    Check-out: Noon

    Past Conferences

    To view conference education sessions from previous conferences, please visit our conference presentation archives. 

  • AST Orlando