Programs

Welcome to the largest gathering of venous & lymphatic medical professionals. The 2023 World Congress will provide premiere medical education for everyone interested in venous and lymphatic medicine, as well as opportunities to discuss and network with your peers.

Conference Schedule



Sunday, September 17, 2023
Conference Schedule

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Superficial Venous Deep - Pelvic - Thrombosis Lymphedema - Lipedema Basic Science Ultrasound & Imaging UIP Society Sessions Exhibit Hall
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM EDT Break
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Opening Ceremonies
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM EDT Dinner & Welcome Party

Monday, September 18, 2023
Conference Schedule

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM EDT Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Meet the Experts AVLS Fellows Breakfast
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM EDT Break
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT Global Abstracts Superficial Venous Lymphedema - Lipedema Basic Science Ultrasonography & Imaging UIP Society Sessions
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT Break Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Global Abstracts Deep - Pelvic - Thrombosis Venous & Lymphatic Wounds Basic Science Compression Therapy
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Global Abstracts Superficial Venous Venous & Lymphatic Wounds Vascular Medicine Compression Therapy UIP Society Sessions
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT Break
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Keynote/Debate Session Cosmetic Sclerotherapy Ultrasonography & Imaging
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT Loews Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Conference Schedule

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM EDT Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Meet the Experts Women in Phlebology Breakfast
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM EDT Break
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT Global Abstracts Thrombosis Venous & Lymphatic Wounds Emerging Technology Compression Therapy UIP Society Sessions
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT Break Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Global Abstracts Thrombosis Superficial Venous Emerging Technology Compression Therapy
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Global Abstracts Superficial Venous Venous & Lymphatic Wounds Emerging Technology Ultrasonography & Imaging UIP Society Sessions
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT Break
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Keynote/Debate Session Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy Ultrasonography & Imaging
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT Loews Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Conference Schedule

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM EDT Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Meet the Experts
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM EDT Break
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT Global Abstracts Superficial Venous Lymphedema - Lipedema AVLS Space Forum Ultrasonography & Imaging UIP Society Sessions
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT Break Exhibit Hall
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Global Abstracts Superficial Venous Lymphedema - Lipedema AVLS Space Forum Ultrasonography & Imaging
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Keynote/Debate Session Sclerotherapy HOW Ultrasonography & Imaging UIP Society Sessions
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT Sunset Gala

Thursday, September 21, 2023
Conference Schedule

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM EDT Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Satellite Symposium Meet the Experts
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM EDT Break
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT Superficial Venous Deep - Pelvic - Thrombosis Venous & Lymphatic Wounds Foam Sclerotherapy Ultrasonography & Imaging UIP Society Sessions
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT Keynote/Debate Session
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT Closing Ceremony

* Non-CME Event

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Program Planning Committee

Congress President


Kathleen Gibson, MD, FAVLS, FACS

Scientific Chairs


Sonja Stiller-Martin, MD
John Blebea, MD, MBA, FACS

Opening & Closing Ceremonies


Lowell Kabnick, MD, FAVLS
Kathleen Gibson, MD, FACS


Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD, RPVI, RVT
Marianne De Maeseneer, MD, PhD
Sonja Stiller-Martin, MD
Joe Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVM

AVLS Space Forum


Mark Melin, MD
Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE, AWCC

Basic Science & Vascular Medicine


Raghu Kolluri, MD, MS, RVT FSVM
Kurosh Parsi, MBBS, MSc Med, PhD, FACD, FACP
Sarah Onida, MD, BSc, MBBS, MRCS
Kush Desai, MD, FSIR

Deep/Pelvic/Thrombosis


Stephen Black, MD, FRCS(Ed), FEBVS
Ronald Winokur, MD, FSIR, FAVLS, RPVI
Milka Greiner, Dr
Brooke Spencer, MD, FSIR

Emerging Technologies


Steve Elias, MD, FACS, FAVLS, DABVLM
Jorge Ulloa, MD

International Compression Club


Giovanni Mosti, MD

Lymphedema & Lipedema


Robert Damstra, MD, PhD
Steven Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI
Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, MBA
Ad Hendrickx, PT, PhD
Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE, AWCC

Sclerotherapy


Margaret Mann, MD, FAAD, FAVLS

Superficial Veins


Javier Serralde Gallegos, MD
Alejandro Gonzalez Ochoa, MD
Janna Bentley, MD, RVT

Ultrasonography & Imaging


Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS
Sara Skjonsberg, RVT, RPhS
Jean Francois Uhl, MD, FacPh

UIP Section Sessions


Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACS


The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this internet enduring activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses & Nurse Practitioners

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for re-licensure and recertification requirements.

Sonographers

The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®) and Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME toward credential renewal for Registered Phlebology Sonographers (RPhS) and Registered Vascular Specialists (RVS).

Physician Assistants

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for re-licensure and recertification requirements.

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