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AST headquarters will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022. We hope you all have a safe Fourth of July!

  • 2022 Conference 

    Please join us in New Orleans for AST's 52nd Surgical Technology Conference. 


  • 2022 AST Surgical Technology Conference

    June 2-4, 2022
    New Orleans Marriott
    New Orleans

    Registration Open!

    Join us in the Big Easy in June as we connect you to the elements you need to enhance your career. From premier surgeons speaking about the latest techniques, social events to expand your professional network and opportunities to explore the latest surgical technology, AST’s Surgical Technology Conference provides you the opportunity to connect, learn and grow.

    In addition to earning 15 CEs, you'll be able to take advantage of professional resources and connections during the Exhibit Hall as you meet with industry partners from around the country. 

    We can't wait to host you in NOLA!

    Reserve Your Room

    Room rate is $189.00/nt + taxes and fees for single/double occupancy. This rate is guaranteed until the block of rooms is full or May 6, whichever comes first. If driving, please confirm parking fees in advance. The current posted valet rates are $50.60/day.

    Book Your Room 


    2022 AST Scrub Bowl Championship

    AST is excited to bring back the National Student Scrub Bowl to our 2022 conference line-up! Surg tech classes should start planning now. Early registration is recommended. Visit AST Scrub Bowl Format for rules and 2022 Scrub Bowl Eligibility for more details.

    4-5:30 pm Friday, June 3, 2022

    *Teams MUST check-in between 3-6pm at the ASTSA exhibit table on Thursday, June 2. 
    **Registered teams MUST report to the event on Friday at 3:30 pm.

    Register Now


    Past Conferences

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