Symposium on Innovation in Surgery

Prof. Catalin Copaescu and the EAES wish to invite you to SIS2024. Held on 22 – 24 February 2024 in Bucharest, Romania.

Discover the future of surgery at the Symposium on Innovation in Surgery, where groundbreaking ideas and cutting-edge advancements in the field converge. Join us to explore the latest technologies, techniques, and research that are reshaping the surgical landscape. Connect with leading experts, gain invaluable insights, and be part of a dynamic community driving surgical innovation forward.

Programme outline

Thursday 22nd February 2024

Hands on laparoscopy course: Preventing complications in colorectal MIS – limited availability!
Course director: Ken Campbell (UK)
Location: Ponderas hospital
Time: 09.00 – 16.00 hrs

19.30 – 20.30 Opening lecture
20.30 – 22.30 Welcome reception
Location: Radisson Blu Bucharest

Friday 23rd February 2024

Location: Radisson Blu Bucharest
08.15 – 08.50 Welcome and introduction
09.00 – 10.45 Session 1: New technologies for surgical education
Chairs: Manish Chand (UK) , Michele Diana (France)

11.15 – 13.15 Relive surgery session
Chairs: Yoav Mintz (Israel), Victor Tomulescu (Romania), Beat Müller (Switzerland)

14.45 – 16.30 Session 2: Optimising ergonomics in MIS
Chairs: Silvana Perretta (France), Wanda Petz (Italy)

17.00 – 18.30 Session 3. Clinical impact of robotic technology on surgery
Chairs: Gadi Marom (Israel), Catalin Copaescu (Romania)

Saturday 24th February 2024

Hands on laparoscopy course: Foregut MIS and fluorescence guided surgery – limited availability!
Course director: Milos Bjelovic (Serbia)
Location: Ponderas hospital
Time: 09.00 – 16.00 hrs

Hands on Ultrasound course (intraoperative) – limited availability!
Course directors: Calin Tiu (Romania), Andreas Melzer (Germany)
Location: Ponderas hospital
Time: 09.00 – 17.00 hrs