AUA2016 kicks off on Friday, May 6 with a full day of programming, including popular programs like the AUA/Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU) and Crossfire: Controversies in Urology; new programs like SOS: Setbacks and Operative Solutions; courses; forums; poster, podium and video sessions; and more!

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Program Highlights

Plenary Programming — This year opening Saturday!

Saturday, May 7 – Tuesday, May 10

This year, AUA2016 plenary sessions kick off Saturday morning and feature today‘s leaders in urology presenting groundbreaking research, new AUA clinical guidelines and the latest advances in urologic medicine. Plenary closes Tuesday with a look at Complex Cases and Take-Home Messages.

Late Breaking Session: HIFU: Hope or Hype

Friday, May 6, 11:50 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This new late-breaking session will explore high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy, its controversies and perspectives from around the world.

AUA/Confederacion Americana de Urologia (CAU) – This year moving to Friday!

Friday May 6, 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

One of the AUA's most popular programs is moving to Friday! This one-day program explores the latest urologic advances from U.S. and International experts around the globe. [Spanish Translation Headsets Available]

Crossfire: Controversies in Urology

Expanded to Two Sessions!
Malignant – Friday, May 6, 2 – 5 p.m.
Benign – Sunday, May 8, 1 – 3 p.m.
One of the Annual Meeting’s most anticipated events, this popular program features debates on the hottest topics in urology. Based on feedback and demand, this year’s Crossfire program will be expanded to two sessions.

NEW: Setbacks and Operative Solutions (SOS)

Two Sessions!

Malignant – Friday, May 6, 1 – 2 p.m.
Benign – Saturday, May 7, 1 – 2 p.m.

This innovative new program takes a critical look at challenges and complications that arise in surgery and identifies strategies for optimal outcomes. Two sessions will be presented.

Second Opinion Cases

Expanded to Two Sessions!
Benign - Saturday, May 7, 2 – 5 p.m.
Malignant - Sunday, May 8, 3 – 5 p.m.

Back by popular demand, this year’s Second Opinion Cases program has been extended to two sessions! This dynamic, interactive program will assembles some of today’s leaders in urology to take a critical “second look” at a selection of clinical cases.

NEW: Surgical Techniques: Three Surgeries, Three Ways, Three Days

Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. – Noon (RRP)
Sunday, May 8, 11 a.m. – Noon (Partial Nephrectomy)
Monday, May 9, 11 a.m. – Noon (PCNL)

In this new, interactive program, three experts will present three different ways of performing the same standard surgery using edited surgical videos. At the end of the session, the audience will get to vote on which technique they preferred or which surgeon they would choose should they require surgery.

Live Surgeries

Friday, May 6, 8 a.m. – Noon
Monday, May 9, 8 – 11 a.m.

AUA2016 will feature two days of live surgeries — broadcast to the AUA from surgical centers around the world.

NEW: Court Is in Session: Clinical Lessons through a Legal Lens

Monday, May 9, 1 – 3 p.m.

Using a modified “mock trial” format, this course will highlight key clinical considerations associated with three hypothetical urological cases. Experienced attorneys will question physician witnesses in each mock case, exploring current science underlying clinical decision points.

Town Hall: Optimizing Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced Cancer

Monday, May 9, 3 – 5 p.m.

Assembling an extraordinary range of specialists — from psychiatry and psychology to pain management and nutrition — this unique program will explore ways to optimize the quality of life of advanced cancer patients.

13TH International Prostate Forum

Sunday, May 8, 10:15 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This unique program takes a global look at the advances and treatments of prostate cancer around the world.