Mark your calendars! The 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly will be held January 15-19, 2019 at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas.

EAST is staying green in 2019!
 We will not be providing a hard copy of the Program Book. Be sure to download the Meeting App (available Dec 2018) for up-to-date information and assembly materials. Please also visit the Program Page on the website for PDF files of the abstracts and the meeting schedule. 

Online registration is open!      

To register online for the 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly, click on the online registration button below.  Be sure register by December 14, 2018 to ensure receipt of the Early Registration Fee. 

You can view our official Registration Brochure including complete program details by clicking on the link below or here.

Online Registration

Registration Brochure

Note regarding Unauthorized Registration and Housing ServicesIt has come to our attention that there are companies operating on the internet claiming to offer registration and housing services for the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly. These companies are not affiliated with EAST and do not offer any services on our behalf. You may receive e-mails or phone calls from these companies urging you to book hotel rooms or register for the meeting(s). Registration and housing should only be accessed from the EAST website. Housing reservations should be made directly with the hotel.

The 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly will feature:

  • Scientific Paper Presentations
  • Presidential Address delivered by Andrew C. Bernard, MD, FACS
  • Scott B. Frame, MD Memorial Lecture 
  • Plenary Sessions
  • Short Courses
  • Professional Development Focused Workshops
  • No Suit, No Problem:  Fostering Relationships & Building Careers

We look forward to seeing you at the 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly, January 15-19, 2019, at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas.

Questions about registration?

Please contact EAST Registration Services at (312) 202-5244 or

Team registrations for the Annual Dodgeball Tournament require a separate registration and fee. See the EAST website for Dodgeball team registration information.

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