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Clinical Congress 2017 Meetings and Events for Governors

The Board of Governors meetings and events are listed below by date and time. All events will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego unless noted otherwise.

Saturday, October 21

(All Saturday meetings are held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego)

Board of Governors Executive Committee Meeting

(Executive Committee members only) 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Bankers Hill, Third Level, Seaport Tower

Board of Governors Workgroup Meetings

  • Best Practices Workgroup, 1:00–2:30 pm
    Regatta C, Fourth Level
  • Chapter Activities Domestic Workgroup, 1:00–2:30 pm
    Nautical, Fourth Level
  • Chapter Activities International Workgroup, 2:30–4:00 pm
    America’s Cup AB, Fourth Level
  • Continuing Education Workgroup, 1:00–2:30 pm
    America’s Cup CD, Fourth Level
  • Grassroots Engagement Workgroup- 2:30–4:00 pm
    Nautical, Fourth Level
  • Fiscal Affairs Committee, 3:00–4:00pm
    Cove
    , Third Level, Seaport Tower
  • Health Policy and Advocacy Workgroup, 1:00–2:30 pm
    America’s Cup AB, Fourth Level
  • Newsletter Workgroup, 2:30–4:00 pm
    Regatta C, Fourth Level
  • Patient Education Workgroup, 2:30–4:00 pm
    Regatta A-B, Fourth Level
  • Physician Competency and Health Workgroup, 2:30–4:00 pm
    America’s Cup CD, Fourth Level
  • Surgical Care Delivery Workgroup, 1:00–2:30 pm
    Regatta A-B, Fourth Level
  • Surgical Training Workgroup, 2:30–4:00 pm
    Grand Hall C, Lobby Level
  • Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Workgroup, 2:30–4:00 pm
    Ocean Beach, Third Level, Seaport Tower
  • Survey Workgroup, 1:00–2:30 pm
    Ocean Beach, Third Level, Seaport Tower

Board of Governors Pillar Meetings

  • Advocacy and Health Policy Pillar, 4:00–5:00 pm
    La Jolla AB, Second Level,  Seaport Tower
  • Communication Pillar, 4:00–5:00 pm
    Balboa C, Second Level, Seaport Tower
  • Education Pillar, 4:00–5:00 pm
    Gaslamp CD, Second Level, Seaport Tower
  • Member Services Pillar, 4:00–5:00 pm
    Old Town AB, Second Level, Seaport Tower
  • Quality Pillar, 4:00–5:00 pm
    Gaslamp AB, Second Level, Seaport Tower 

Canadian Regents/Governors Meeting

5:00–6:00 pm
Nautical, Fourth Level

International Governors and Chapter Presidents Meetings

  • Region 14-Latin America and the Caribbean Governors Meeting, 5:00–6:30 pm
    Regatta C, Fourth Level
  • Region 15-European (includes Israel, Nigeria, and South Africa) Governors Meeting, 5:00–6:30 pm
    Regatta A-B, Fourth Level
  • Region 16-Asia and Australasia Governors Meeting, 5:00–6:30 pm
    America’s Cup CD, Fourth Level
  • Region 17-Middle East and Egypt Governors Meeting, 5:00–6:30 pm
    America’s Cup AB, Fourth Level

Sunday, October 22

Board of Governors Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon

  • Annual Meeting
    8:00 am–1:00 pm (Breakfast begins at 7:00 am)
    Grand Hall A, Lobby Level
  • Luncheon
    1:00–2:30 pm
    Grand Hall B, Lobby Level

Convocation Robing

(Room reserved for Governors only)
4:30–5:45 pm
Hall E, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Convocation Ceremony

(All Governors welcome)
6:00–8:00 pm
Hall F, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

President’s Reception for New Fellows

8:00–9:30pm
20ABC, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Monday, October 23

Opening Ceremony/Martin Memorial Lecture Sponsored by the American Urological Association

8:00–9:30 am
Hall F, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center

Nominating Committees of the Board of Governors and Fellows Meeting

(Nominating Committee members only)
9:00–10:00 am
Ocean Beach, Third Level, Seaport Tower

International Reception

(International Governors only)
5:30–7:00 pm
Seaport Ballroom D, Second Level, Seaport Tower

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

International Governors and Chapter Officers Meeting

10:00 am–12:00 noon
28DE, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

Board of Governors Reception and Dinner (Black tie)

7:00–11:00 pm
Harbor Ballroom, Second Level, Harbor Tower (reception in Harbor Foyer)

Wednesday, October 25

Board of Governors Adjourned Meeting

8:00–9:00 am (Breakfast begins at 7:00 am)
Seaport Ballroom AB, Second Level, Seaport Tower

Board of Governors Executive Committee Meeting

9:15–10:15 am
Balboa A, Second Level, Seaport Tower

Annual Business Meeting of Members

4:15–5:15 pm
5AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

ACS Social Event: Taste of the City

5:30–7:30 pm
Marina and Marina Terrace, Lobby Level, San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina

*Schedule as of September 1, 2017