2011 Innovation of the Year Certificate

Innovation of the Year

Dear Dr. Beeley:

SLS is pleased to announce that the Port Site Suture System Trocar will be recognized at the 20th SLS Anniversary Meeting and Endo Expo 2011 as one of the 2011 Innovations of the Year. This recognition will occur during the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm that will take place in the Los Angeles Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA.

You are invited to accept this recognition at the Opening Ceremony. If you will not be attending the conference, please let me know who will be accepting the recognition on your behalf. Please confirm this invitation and the name and title of the person accepting this recognition by Monday, August 15, 2011.

In regard to the publicity of the Innovation of the Year recognition please find attached an approved copy of the 2011 SLS Innovations of the Year which may be used as a guide when preparing to publicize the recognition. It is phrased for use at our upcoming conference in September; however, you may publish the information prior to then if you would like. Please bear in mind though that we request you pass all information by us for approval first before it is published. You are welcome to promote this recognition by directing conference attendees to pass by your booth too.

If you have any questions or need anything else, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you,


Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

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Isabel Kilzi Rovira, MPH

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Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

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