STS/AATS Tech-Con 2018

Event dates
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

STS/AATS Tech-Con 2018 will be held immediately prior to the Annual Meeting, on Saturday, January 27, focusing on cutting-edge technologies and new developments in cardiothoracic surgery, with separate tracks for adult cardiac and general thoracic surgery. 

A highlight of the day will be the Shark Tank session, in which entrepreneurs pitch their innovative cardiothoracic surgery products to the audience, as well as a panel of experts in medical device development. Representatives of several companies developing robotic technology also have been invited to present.

If you have questions about the Tech-Con program, please e-mail Education. Please note: Continuing medical education credit will not be offered for Tech-Con.


Tech-Con and the STS Annual Meeting require separate registration. Tech-Con registration provides access only to the educational sessions on Saturday, January 27.