Annual Meeting Presentation Proposal

2019 CASA Conference | September 4 - September 6, 2019
Portola Hotel and Spa at Monterey Bay | Monterey, California

The California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA) is looking for presentations for our upcoming annual meeting to be held in September 2019. 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 highly values Administrators, DONs and Physicians from ASCs, as speakers and session participants.

Suggested topics from our past program and meeting attendees:

  • Medicare Conditions of Coverage
  • Information Systems
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Nurse/MD Relationship
  • Clinical Issues
  • 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
  • Life Safety Code


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

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. These will be due at least 60 days prior to the meeting. The handout and audio-visual materials used during the presentation should not include company logos, addresses, phone or fax numbers, website 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.


Please complete the following Presentation Proposal form. 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 2019, 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.

Proposal Submission Deadline – November 14, 2018

Presentation Proposal Application