46th Annual Scientific Meeting

20/20 Vision
Embracing innovation that builds on past success

July 6 - 9, 2020 | Hyatt Regency Jacksonville-Riverfront | Jacksonville, Florida

Welcome Reception (Included with Conference Registration)
Monday, July 6, 2020 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come join in the fun at the SGS Social Events at the 46th Annual Scientific Meeting! The fun begins with a casual beer and wine reception late Sunday afternoon to meet up with your friends and colleagues.



President's Reception (All Attendees, Registered Spouse/Guests and Exhibitors are invited)
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Dr. Peter Rosenblatt, SGS President, invites you to the President's Reception at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in the exhibit hall. Open bar and hors d'oeuvres. All attendees, registered spouse/guests and exhibitors are invited.

The reception is immediately following the SGS Awards Ceremony. The Awards Ceremony begins at 6:45 PM in the general session room. Make sure you mark this down on your schedule!

SGS Golf Tournament | Shotgun/Scramble Format - (Ticketed Event  - $149)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Hidden Hills Golf Club

The course has an Arnold Palmer Signature layout, known for its intriguing curves and contours and rolling fairways, a setting that you don’t often find in Florida. The fairways are lined with majestic pines and oaks; and the lush greens have won a name for Hidden Hills in North Florida.

It is time to see who will unseat the reigning team champions: Drew Cassidenti, Mark Walter, Chuck Ascher-Walsh, and Peter Rosenblatt, women’s closest to the pin winner: Pat Rozeboom, men’s closest to the pin winner: Wes Harris, women’s longest drive winner: Catherine Matthews, and men’s longest drive winner: Ernie Lockrow.

The format will be a four-person scramble, eighteen-hole tournament where everyone hits a shot (the best ball is chosen, everyone hits the next shot from there and this continues until the ball is holed out. We encourage all to play as there is no pressure on anyone except to have a good time with our colleagues and cocktails on a beautiful golf course. The $149 fee covers the round of golf, golf cart, four drink tickets and prizes for the first and second place teams, longest drive: men and women and closest to the pin: men and women.

You may order rental clubs on the SGS registration site for only $49. This fee includes three golf balls.

Jacksonville Bike Tour | Riverbank & Riverside (R & R) - (Ticketed Event - $95)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 2 pm - 5 pm

It’s time for some different R & R while biking through America’s award-winning neighborhood.  This Riverbank & Riverside escape offers scenic back roads canopied by oak trees draped with Spanish moss. You will see a rich collection of architecturally diverse homes and churches.  A professional guide will meet the group at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.   Your guide will provide each rider with a touring bike, safety gear, water and a snack.  Once the group feels comfortable and has their belongings stowed, we commence the tour by cycling along the St. Johns Riverbank.  The spectacular view is framed by iconic bridges and you’ll delight in the seasonal fauna, birds and wildlife encountered as we follow the turns of the river.  As we head into the neighborhood of Riverside-Avondale, you’ll quickly appreciate why it is ranked as a Top 10 Great Neighborhood by the American Planners Association.   The gentle pace allows for views of elegant mansions, community parks and green spaces, a variety of artwork and quietly hidden historic homes.  It is our pleasure to pause along the way and describe cultural points of interest as we share the history and charm of Riverside.  Discover the hidden gem of Jacksonville while biking across the flat terrain.  Join the R & R Bike Tour to experience why Trip Advisor rated it the #1 Jacksonville attraction. 

Level of Difficulty: Medium
Length: 2 - 3 hours. Distance is 10 miles for the longer tour.
July 8, 2020
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meet at Newnan Street side entrance of the Hyatt hotel.
Price: $95/person including bike rental, helmet, water, snack and guide.
Maximum of 24 people

Jacksonville Bridge & Boat Tour - (Ticketed Event - $85)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 2 pm - 5 pm

Come enjoy the history and culture of the largest city in the continental United States from both land and water!  The tour starts with a walk across the cities most iconic Main Street Bridge. We continue the walk along the Southbank Riverwalk to where the boat will pick us up. Next we take a 2 hour boat tour of the majestic St. Johns River under other bridges and past major city landmarks. This will be a narrated tour showing off the best of the River City. 

Length: 3 hours (1 hour walking, 2 hours boating).
Date/Time: 7/8/20, 2pm – 5pm.
Meet: Newnan Street side entrance of the Hyatt hotel.
Price: $85/person.
Maximum of 60 people.


Yoga with Mireille Truong - (Ticketed Event - $20)
Wednesday, July 8th from 4:00-5:00 PM and Thursday, July 9th from 6:15 AM - 7:15 AM
Mats, bottled water and Florida oranges will be provided.

Come join me for a Vin/Yin Yoga class!

Class will start with a Fun Vinyasa Flow and end with some Chill Yin yoga. It's the perfect combo to relax, renew, stretch, decompress from the meeting and prepare for the evening events. Vinyasa flow will focus on linking conscious breath with a vigorous and mindful flow complemented by a yin practice that promotes joint health, can prevent injury, encourages balance. Yin yoga focuses on lengthening connective tissue typically in the hips, pelvis and lower spine. Postures are typically held for 3-10 minutes fostering relaxation, boosting energy.

Class Level:
This class welcomes all levels. Options will be provided for students who are building their foundation as well as for those who are ready to challenge their practice.


SGS' Got Talent (Ticketed Event - $75)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


*Back by Popular Demand* 
You are invited to attend the third "SGS' Got Talent" event at the SGS Fund Development Activity. Enjoy some very special entertainment, food, music and fun as we raise awareness and funds directed towards the SGS Mission to Advance Research and Education. This event will feature the special non-surgical talents within the SGS community. That's right! We are featuring your colleagues best solo or group talent at the SGS' Got Talent show. You may even see the 2018 and 2019 SGS Got Talent winners, Emily Davidson and Johnny Yi, come back up on stage to wow the SGS audience. Votes for your favorite act will be collected by donations. 

Tickets purchased in advance are $75. A portion of each ticket sold to this event will go towards the SGS Mission to Advance Research and Education.