Social Events

More than 12 hours of networking events!
Connect face-to-face and develop relationships with industry professionals from around the world.

Welcome Reception

Monday, September 11

After the Opening Plenary Session, connect with colleagues, visit with exhibitors, and enjoy a variety of appetizers and refreshments.

Refreshment Breaks

Tuesday, September 12
Wednesday, September 13
Thursday, September 14

With five scheduled breaks, there will be plenty of time to grab refreshments, chat with your peers, visit with poster authors, and see what the exhibitors can do for you!

Congress Luncheons

Tuesday, September 12
Wednesday, September 13

Connect with colleagues while enjoying a luncheon buffet each day.

Dessert Breaks

Tuesday, September 12
Wednesday, September 13

Enjoy desserts and beverages along with more social time with your peers and the exhibitors.

Congress Reception and Dinner*

Wednesday, September 13

*Optional Event: Registration is required. 

Register to attend the congress dinner on the beautiful Sunset Terrace overlooking the beach. Enjoy refreshing beverages, a grand buffet featuring regional culinary specialties, a festive live band, and the company of your fellow participants while you dine.