Call for Speakers 2017

2017 Annual Meeting
September 6-8, 2017
Hyatt Regency INDIAN WELLS


The California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA) is looking for presentations for our upcoming annual meeting to be held in Fall 2017. These presentations should address: updates on regulations, information about new concepts and innovative technologies, strategic tools and solutions regarding issues that impact the clinical, business, staff, and physician segments of ambulatory surgery centers.

We are looking for highly skilled speakers who can lead sessions that will address business management, clinical operations, regulations, compliance, quality improvement, benchmarking, patient safety, marketing, reimbursement, workforce and other topics of general interest.

CASA values highly Administrators, DON's and Physician's from an ASC as speakers and session participants.

Previously Suggested Topics:

Medicare Conditions of Coverage ,  Conflict Resolution, Nurse/MD Relationships, Clinical Issues, Medication Safety, Contracting, Health Insurance, Physician Credentials, GI/Endoscopy, Pain Management, EHR, Medicare Reimbursement, , Regulatory Issues, Labor Law and Human Resources, Accreditation, Future Technology, Peer Review, Infection Control,, Billing Issues, Benchmarking ,Performance Improvement and Life Safety Code.

Presentation Opportunities

General & Concurrent Sessions – Main Conference - Presentations should focus on the interests of administrators, surgeons, anesthesiologists, medical directors, administrative professionals, nurse clinical and administrative professionals and other clinical and ASC management in the following formats:

  • Concurrent Sessions: 50 to 60 minutes featuring one or two presenters
  • General Sessions: 60 to 110 minutes featuring one or two presenters or up to 3 panelists


Handout Materials: Handouts should be consistent with the presentation content and are an essential part of your commitment to speak. You will be required to provide copies of your handouts in Microsoft Powerpoint® format via e-mail for ease of reproduction for inclusion in the meeting syllabus at least 60 days prior to the meeting.

The handout materials and audio-visual materials used during the presentation should not include company logos, addresses, phone or fax numbers, web site or e-mail addresses for you or your organization. If you are selected to be a speaker, detailed information will be provided to you on required format and promotion restrictions.



If proposing more than one session, please prepare a separate submission for each session.

A resume or curriculum vitae must be submitted with all proposals and for each speaker

If you are selected as a speaker for 2016, we will provide a complimentary meeting registration so that you will be able to enjoy the other programs and exhibits (does not include pre or post conferences).

Please note that all other expenses are the responsibility of each speaker.
2017 Call for Speakers

Proposal Submission Deadline – November 4, 2016