Technology Symposium

TS1. Technology symposium morning: Seeing the invisible and touching the untouchable

Symposium directors: Michele Diana (France), Stefania Marconi (Italy)
Room: S3-1 (level 3)
Session 1: How realistic is 3D printing for surgery today?

09.00 – 09.20 Facts and figures of 3D printing – Andrea Pietrabissa (Italy)
09.20 – 09.40 New frontiers of bio-printing – Tal Dvir (Israel)
09.40 – 10.00 Towards patient specific simulation for preoperative planning – Stefania Marconi (Italy)
10.00 – 10.20 Can 3D printing help in teaching complex anatomy cases? – Felix Nickel (Germany)
10.20 – 10.40 Use of 3D printers for medical devices on demand – Kiyokazu Nakajima (Japan)
10.40 – 11.00 Coffee break

Session 2: Fluorophores in the clinical practice today and tomorrow

11.00 – 11.20 Current achievements in perfusion issues – Manish Chand (UK)
11.20 – 11.40 Does it help in lymphadenectomy? – Riccardo Rosati (Italy)
11.40 – 12.00 Is it preventing biliary tract injuries? – Luigi Boni (Italy)
12.00 – 12.20 Smart fluorophores and hyperspectral imaging – Michele Diana (France)
12.20 – 12.40 Targeted fluorophores for surgical oncology precision – Alexander Vahrmeijer (The Netherlands)
12.40 – 14.00  Speed dating lunch

Location: Foyer of rooms S3 and S4

Robotics: Pietro Valdastri (UK)
Imaging technologies: Michele Diana (France)
Endoluminal surgery: Kiyokazu Nakajima (Japan)
Machine learning: Chen Sagiv (Israel)
3D printing & simulation: Stefania Marconi (Italy)
Cognitive surgery: George Mylonas (UK) & Fanny Ficuciello (Italy)
How to create a start-up company: Tim Horeman (The Netherlands)

TS2. Technology symposium afternoon: Amazing technologies

Chairs: Yoav Mintz (Israel), Pietro Valdastri (UK), Tim Horeman (The Netherlands)
Room: S3-1 (level 3)

14.00 – 15.30 Abstract presentations
15.30-15.45 Coffee break
15.45 – 17.30 Abstract presentations