SAMBA 2020 – A Collaborative Meeting with ASCA

SAMBA 2020 and the Ambulatory Surgical Center Association (ASCA), will bring together the entire ecosystem of professionals engaged in outpatient, non-operating room and office-based anesthesia.  Join SAMBA May 13-16 for three days of cutting-edge education, including:

  • An exciting new medical director’s track in collaboration with ASCA

  • CME credits for the entire three day conference

  • PBLD workshops

  • Opening session on Wednesday, May 13

  • Breakfast and lunch symposiums on Thursday, May 14

  • Planned educational sessions

    • Drug Availability, Pharmacy Regulations and Practice in ASC
    • Pediatrics topics
    • Training for Emergencies
    • Efficiencies for the Day of Surgery

Secure your spot early and save – early bird registration ends March 27, 2020.

Call for Abstracts!

Don’t miss the opportunity to share your knowledge with the entire ambulatory anesthesia community at SAMBA 2020 – A Collaborative Meeting with the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA). Submit an abstract to present your work today!

Abstracts may be submitted in one of three categories:

  • Original research
  • Case report (including clinical descriptions or demonstrations, preliminary observations and “clinical pearls”)
  • Quality Improvement


All submissions should be 500 words or less, not including tables or references. All primary and secondary authors are required to disclose any conflicts of interest they may have. Subject matter must be germane to the practice of anesthesia for the care of ambulatory surgery patients. All papers presented at the SAMBA annual meeting are eligible for presentation at subsequent meetings of the ASA as well as to the IARS 2020 Annual Meeting.

The SAMBA 2020 meeting will feature joint sessions with the business leaders in the industry from the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association as well as sessions discussing various clinical topics, including ambulatory enhanced recovery, practice management, regional anesthesia and pediatric anesthesia.

Come and enjoy small group, problem-based learning discussions, Ask the Experts round tables and hands-on workshops. Panel presentations and social events will round out this year’s event. 

Exhibitor/ Sponsor 2020

Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your brand to key stakeholders, network with peers and customers and promote your products and services at a global level. For more information about our packages and opportunities, download the SAMBA prospectus and review the options.

2019 Conference Photos

Check out the recap of the SAMBA 2019 Conference here!