Tripartite Meeting 201710-06-2017 - 14-06-2017
Seattle Washington USA
2017 will be a Tripartite year with the meeting being hosted by the US surgeons in Seattle, Washington, USA, 10-14 June 2017. Tripartite organisations include: The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, The Section of Coloproctology Royal Society of Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Colon and Rectal Surgery Section, Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand, The European Society of Coloproctology and The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
The goals of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons' Annual Scinetific Meeting are to improve the quality of patient care by maintaining, developing and enhancing the knowledge, skills, professional performance and multidisciplinary relationships necessary for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus.
This scientific program is designed to provide surgeons with in-depth and up-to-date knowledge relative to surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with emphasis on patient care, teaching and research.
It is hoped that there will be a large number of Australian and New Zealand surgeons able to attend. The Preliminary Program is now available and includes course descriptions, speakers and details about each symposia.
For more information and registration details, visit the website https://www.fascrs.org/2017-annual-scientific-meeting
6th International Course on Coloproctology28-04-2017 - 29-04-2017
Complex anal fistulas and Pilonidal Disease VAAFT and EPSiT: new minimally invasive surgical treatments
The 6th International Course on Coloproctology - Complex anal fistulas and Pilonidal Disease, VAAFT and EPSiT: new minimally invasive surgical treatments is organised by Professor Piercarlo Meinero, and will be held from April 28th to 29th 2017 at Ospedale Regionale di Mendrisio Beata Vergine, in Mendrisio, Switzerland.
The course is organized into lectures followed by live surgery in the operating room.
Please see the attached program for further details and registration information: 6th International Course on Coloproctology
Sydney Robotics Summit24-06-2017 - 24-06-2017
The inaugral Sydney Robotics Summit 2017 - A world leading robotics summit.
The inaugural Sydney Robotics Summit is being held at Carriageworks, Eveleigh on Saturday 24 June as part of the Sydney Local Health District’s annual Sydney Innovation and Research Symposium.
The Summit will showcase some of the world’s leading robotic surgeons from a variety of surgical specialities including keynote speaker, Dr Vipul Patel from Florida, who has performed the most robotic prostatectomies in the world.
Other speakers include: A/Prof Declan Murphy, Prof Stefan Williams, Dr Stephen Pillinger, Dr Michael Wilson, Prof Paul Bannon, Dr Daniel Moon, Dr Geoff Coughlin, Ms Amy Becker, Prof Phillip Stricker, Dr Aubrey Almeida, Prof Howard Lau, Dr Ross Warner, Dr Howard Roby with more speakers to be confirmed.
The program features expert lectures, semi live surgery and a great debate with all specialities involved.
For more information including program and registration details please visit: https://sydneyroboticssummit.com/
TAMIS Workshop30-06-2017 - 30-06-2017
This workshop is designed for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgeons.
The objective is to learn the principles, indications, and safe application of TAMIS using the GelPOINT® path transanal access platform. Program includes hands-on-training using bovine tissue, didactic session with video footage.
Date: Friday 30 June 2017
Venue: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Melbourne. VIC.
Director: Chip Farmer
Faculty: Carina Chow, Cherry Koh and Satish Warrier
Time: 10am – 3.30pm [TBC]
ACPGBI Annual Meeting03-07-2017 - 05-07-2017
The ACPGBI Annual Meeting for 2017 will be held in Bournemouth. The varied scientific programme will include nine plenary sessions with Scandinavian colleagues, as well as a number of pre-conference teaching courses.
For more information about the 2017 ACPGBI Annual Meeting in Bournemouth visit the newly launched conference microsite http://www.acpgbiconferences.org.uk or follow the conversation on twitter @ACPGBI #ACPGBI2017.
Cook Medical Vista: Advanced techniques for ventral rectopexy with Biodesign16-07-2017 - 17-07-2017
Advanced Techniques for Ventral Rectopexy with Biologic Grafts. Live surgery & simulation workshop.
To pre-register please go to: https://vista.cookmedical.com/apac/sur
VCCC Colorectal Cancer Conference 201717-08-2017 - 18-08-2017
A Multidisciplinary Approach
The 2017 Colorectal Cancer meeting will cover emerging and controversial issues across all aspects of the multidisciplinary management of colorectal and other lower gastrointestinal cancers.
Registration opens Monday 6 March, 2017
Telephone: 1300 792 466
Facsimile: +613 9818 7111
Visit the website for further information www.colorectalcancerconference.org
Colonic Polypectomy Workshop08-09-2017 - 08-09-2017
Best practice in polypectomy 2017: What every Colonoscopist should know and do!
Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) presents the Colonic Polypectomy Workshop as part of the National Endoscopy Training Initiative.
Best practice in polypectomy 2017: What every Colonoscopist should know and do!
Venue: Westmead Hospital
Faculty: Cameron Bell, David Hewett, Eric Lee, Nick Burgess and Michael Bourke
More information will be available closer to the time.
International Pilonidal Sinus Disease Conference 201723-09-2017 - 23-09-2017
The first International Pilonidal Sinus Disease Conference
The first International Pilonidal Sinus Disease Conference will be held in September 2017 in Berlin Germany.
Dr Ekmel Tezel - classification system and treatment algorithms
Dr Marco Milone - How I Do It: Endoscopic Pilonidal Sinus Treatment
Dr Moshe Gips - How I Do It: Gipps Technique
Dr Ali Guner - How I Do It: Bascom Cleft Lift
Dr Dietrich Doll's topics will include recurrence, follow up and statistics
For further information please visit: http://www.pilonidal.com.au/conferences/2017-pilonidal-sinus-disease-conference
Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group 19th Annual Scientific Meeting04-10-2017 - 06-10-2017
Cairns Convention Centre, Australia
The AGITG Annual Scientific Meeting serves not only as a forum for the presentation of state-of-the art overviews on the pathobiological and clinical aspects of GI cancer, but also affords the opportunity to the Australasian scientific community to explore future directions for research and collaboration. The meeting provides GI cancer researchers and specialists with the opportunity to present their research and discuss the current challenges and recent innovations in a multidisciplinary setting. There will be a combined day with the ANZGOSA Annual Meeting on 5 October.
Convenor: Associate Professor Eva Segelov
For further information please visit: http://www.agitg.asnevents.com.au
The Alfred General Surgery Meeting 201703-11-2017 - 04-11-2017
Sofitel Melbourne, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
The theme of the meeting is Practical Updates for General Surgeons highlighting how I do it sessions and updates on controversial important and common areas. The organising committee have put together an outstanding program which should appeal to all general surgeons regardless of their subspecialties.
The invited speakers include Professor Enders Ng, Hong Kong; Professor T. Clark Gamblin, Wisconsin USA; Mr Saxon Connor, Christchurch; Professor Frank Frizelle, Christchurch and Professor Christobel Saunders, Perth as well as an extensive local faculty from The Alfred Hospital who will provide additional perspectives to the presentations and panel discussions.
Early registration closure: 29 September 2017.
For more information, including registration and program, visit the meeting website https://surgeons.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/alfred17/alfred2017
Combined ANZ Colorectal Surgical Meeting 201717-11-2017 - 18-11-2017
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The Spring Colorectal Surgical Meeting and the Sydney Colorectal Surgical Meeting will be combined for 2017. A joint meeting will be held on Friday 17- Saturday 18 November 2017 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. The program is being developed and will be posted here soon.
Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop24-11-2017 - 24-11-2017
University of Western Australia, Perth
The University of Western Australia’s Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre (CTEC)’s Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop is a highly practical one-day cadaveric workshop aimed at providing participants with the most efficient techniques for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including safe colon mobilisation and techniques for vessel control.
Registrations are available via the CTEC web site: https://www.ctec.uwa.edu.au/workshop/core-skills-advanced-laparoscopic-colorectal-skills
Brochure available here: Core Skills Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop
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T: +61 8 6488 8049
Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease28-11-2017 - 01-12-2017
incorporating Professor Robin Phillips’ Festschrift
Frontiers in Intestinal and Colorectal Disease (28-30 Nov) incorporating Professor Robin Phillips’ Festschrift (1 Dec)
The 15th Annual International Congress 28th–30th November 2017, St Mark’s Hospital, London
With visiting professors Professor Mike Kamm from Australia and Professor Søren Laurberg from Denmark. This congress will offer a variety of cutting edge symposia including:
- ‘Food, glorious food’
- IBD at the margins – the young, the old and the pregnant
- Biofeedback and beyond
- IBD and cancer
- Getting the best outcomes for our colorectal cancer patients
- Live endoscopy and operating
Professor Robin Phillips’ Festschrift 1st December 2017 at the Royal College of Physicians, London
Celebrating a life in surgery, symposia will include:
- Complex fistula
- Anorectal transplantation
- Functional surgery
- Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
European Colorectal Congress 201704-12-2017 - 07-12-2017
St Gallen, Switzerland
The ECC 2017 will take place from 4-7 December 2017 with the main topic:
Multidisciplinary Management for Colorectal Disease
Further details are available on the congress website: http://www.colorectalsurgery.eu
17th Congress of Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology (APFCP 2019)07-03-2019 - 10-03-2019
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The 17th Congress of Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology (APFCP 2019) will be held on 7-10 March 2019 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia.
For more information please visit: http://www.apfcp2019.com/
International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSiGHT)20-03-2019 - 23-03-2019
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International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSiGHT)
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For more information visit : http://www.insight2019.com