1,258 abstracts submitted
257 oral & video presentations
2 plenary sessions
6 named lectures
3 state-of-the-art lectures
64 main sessions
WCS 2017 in numbers
WCS 2019 has been granted 37 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).
Please note, changes may apply to the scientific program.
Participation in some of the Postgraduate Courses is at extra charge. Meeting slots marked in red (business meetings, general assemblies etc. ) are not part of the scientific program.
Separate registration is required for participation in the following postgraduate workshops. Register HERE
ONCOPLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE BREAST SURGERY INTERACTIVE COURSE
An interactive Course on Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery will be organized by Breast Surgery International (BSI) in conjunction with WCS 2019. Separate registration will be required for participation. A certificate will be given at the end of the course. PROGRAM
INNOVATIONAL BREAST SURGICAL PROCEDURE COURSE
The Course will be organized by Breast Surgery International (BSI) in conjunction with WCS 2019. Separate registration will be required for participation. Registration will be handled on a first come first served basis in view of limited attendance. PROGRAM
AAS / WJS / ISS/SIC CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR ACADEMIC SURGEONS COURSE
Separate registration will be required for participation. Organizers:Melina R. Kibbe, Julie Ann Sosa PROGRAM
WRITERS‘ WORKSHOP BY ISS/SIC / SPRINGER
Workshop on Scientific Writing by Springer Verlag is planned during WCS 2019 to provide new authors and new reviewers insight in how to prepare and review scientific manuscripts. The workshop is available in the format as a three days (Tuesday - Thursday early morning hours) workshop. Separate Registration will be required for participation in the Workshop - applicants must be fully registered for WCS 2019. Booking for only a part (1 or 2 days) of the workshop will not be possible. Booking will close when the workshop is complete.Organizer: Julie Ann Sosa, USA PROGRAM
Emergency Abdominal Surgery Course
EASC has evolved into a world leading course in Emergency Abdominal Surgery. EASC curriculum focuses on the acute abdomen, in a multidisciplinary shared learning approach. It will bring you a level of discussion you have not heard before and enhance your ability on-duty as a surgeon, gastroenterologist or radiologist; either as a trainee or a specialist. This course is about decision making in patients and common emergencies. The course is endorsed by many societies. It is constantly updated with the latest advances in Emergency Surgery Care. Registration information will soon be available. REGISTRATON
For sponsored sessions the following slots are offered:
12 August 12.45 - 13.30 - by Genomic Health
Take your chance to WIN a medal or prize at the MCQ surgical quiz in the poster area!
Guidelines for Speakers
Information about registration, speakers preview room and presentation guidelines is written in the GUIDELINES FOR SPEAKERS.
TIMING OF THE CONGRESS
Download the timing HERE.