Save the Date!

The 27th Annual Meeting will be held March 2-5, 2017 at the Hotel del Coronado. Meeting and hotel registration for AGS members will open October 6, 2016. Non-members can register beginning November 17th.

Submit Your Abstract Today!

We are now accepting abstract proposals for paper and poster presentations at the 2017 AGS Annual Meeting!

Things to Remember when Submitting Your Abstract:

  • Read all instructions before beginning the process
  • Your username and login information for the abstract submission site is not tied to the AGS website.  If you submitted an abstract last year and you do not remember your password, please use the "forgot your password? click here" link.
  • If you did not submit an abstract last year, a new account will need to be created in the abstract system before submitting your abstract.
  • You may save your abstract work and come back to it at a later time to finish it. Be sure to click the "submit' button when you have finalized your abstract submission
  • No new abstracts, or edits to your abstracts will be allowed after October 12th, 10AM PDT
  • Have contact information available of all authors on your abstract. Every author will need to submit their own financial disclosure information
  • Financial disclosures:  You only need to disclose relationships that are relevant to the content within your abstract.  If you are a co-author on other abstracts, you will be asked to identify relationships relevant to that specific abstract.

View Full Submission Instructions HERE


Important Dates to Remember:

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016 10AM PDT - Electronic Abstract Submission Closes
  • Thursday, October 06, 2016 - Priority Registration and Housing Open for Members Only
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016 - Registration and Housing Opens for All
  • Mid-November- abstract invitations/declines will be emailed
  • Monday, January 9, 2017 - All Presenters Must Pre-Register for the Meeting
If you have questions about the abstract submission process, please contact the AGS Coordinator at

Surgical Video Competition

The Surgery Day Video Competition will accept new videos September 6 - October 28, 2016. Watch this page for more updates.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Exhibitor registration is now open.  One-fifth of our spaces were reserved in the first 3 days, so we encourage you to act quickly to ensure you have the opportunity to exhibit at AGS2017!  Please click here to view our Prospectus and reserve your space.  If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please email:

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