Program

1,258 abstracts submitted

    257 oral & video presentations

    567 posters

         2 plenary sessions

         6 named lectures

         3 state-of-the-art lectures

      64 main sessions

WCS 2017 in numbers 

Online program: WCS 2019 in Krakow

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.

Postgraduate Courses

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

Sponsored Sessions

 

For sponsored sessions the following slots are offered:

12 August  12.45 - 13.30 - by Genomic Health

Quiz

 

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.

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TIMING OF THE CONGRESS

 

Download the timing HERE.

See you in Krakow!

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