Western Section AUA
91st Annual Meeting
October 25-29, 2015
Renaissance Indian Wells

Beyond the engaging sessions, you’ll also make long-lasting connections with wonderful people at high quality social events that are included in most registration packages.


President’s Welcoming Reception – A Night on the Oasis

Sunday, October 25 – 6:30-8:30 pm
pwelc3Please plan to join our President, Dr. Jeffrey Kaufman and his wife Linda, for a fun, retro-style evening while enjoying the outdoor beauty of the Desert. Located in the beautiful Rose Gardens of the Renaissance Hotel, we plan to serve up a delicious array of food stations and beverages in a lively, casual setting with of course good vibes, music and  more! Cocktail attire or business casual. Badges required. Exhibitors and children of registered parents are welcome.


rock the casbah

Western Section Night – Rock the Casbah

Wednesday, October 28, – 6:30-9:30 pm
Western Section Night is the best social event of the meeting! The evening features a casual reception-style atmosphere to keep everyone in the mingling mood  paired with a variety of great food stations. With both an indoor and outdoor scene, you will find the comfort level you want.  The evening entertainment this year will feature the vintage sounds of the Paul McDonald Jazz Band.
With class and swagger, they deliver the greatest jazz standards with a smooth blend of vocals and instrumentals. Recognized by CBS News LA as one of the ‘Best Jazz Bands’ in Los Angeles, the trendy yet classic sound of Paul McDonald Jazz will have you in the groove whether on the dance floor or at the edges. Cocktail attire or business casual. Badges required. Exhibitors and children of registered parents are welcome.




Exhibit Hall Reception…and Resident’s Bowl Competition

Tuesday, October 27 – 5:30-7:00pm

Everyone is invited to this fun and educational activity before heading out for the evening. Sample local micro-brews and wine, artisan cheeses and charcuterie in a festive setting. Take the opportunity to mingle casually and meet company representatives who are dedicated to helping patients, urology and the WSAUA. As a bonus – don’t miss the 2nd Round of the Resident’s Bowl Competition – cheer on your favorite team as they are quizzed in a battle of urological wits. Badge required.  Dress is business casual. No Children under age of 18 are allowed in the exhibit hall.


Remember – the exhibit hall is all about keeping you up-to-date with the tools of the trade and innovations in technology. Please make time to visit the exhibits and learn the latest.

Elegant shopping on El Paseo in the heart of Palm Desert

Special Guest Program

Tuesday, October 27 – 10:30am-2:30pm


After the spouse hospitality, plan to hop on our group shuttle with friends where you can take your time, tasting, shopping, and sightseeing on El Paseo.  The shuttle will drop you off (and pick you up) where you can set-out to the local wine tasting rooms conveniently located and within walking distance – see map. There are also very nice restaurants for you to choose from to have lunch with friends (lunch not included). This activity is included in the spouse/guest registration package and includes round trip transportation. Must be a registered spouse/guest.

Important Dates

October 5
Hotel Reservations Cut-Off

October 10
Pre-Registration Deadline

Exhibiting Companies

American Med. Systems
American Urological Assoc.
Astellas Pharma, US
Bayer HealthCare
BK Medical/Analogic Ultrasound
Boston Scientific
California Cancer Regisrty- Eureka
Care Cloud
Care Credit
Cell Surgical Network
Cogentix Medical
Cook Medical
CR Bard

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