ESCP Nice 2018 - our 13th Meeting

26-28 September 2018, Nice, France


ESCP’s 13th Scientific and Annual meeting will place in the historic and beautiful city of Nice.

Download the 1st announcement here (PDF)


Wednesday 26 September

  • Pre-congress workshops (Ultrasound)
  • Official opening mid-morning
  • Symposia, keynote lectures, surgical video session
  • Trials results forum
  • Consultants’ corner
  • Welcome drinks in the exhibition area (included in registration fee)

Thursday 27 to Friday 28 September

  • Plenary and parallel symposia
  • Keynote lectures
  • Free papers and oral posters
  • Educational interactive workshops for trainees and specialists
  • Joint session with European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO)
  • Joint session with European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)

Keynote Lecture Topics

  • Management of para-aortic and lateral pelvic lymph nodes in colorectal cancer
  • Strategies to reduce surgical site infection (joint with SIS-E).
  • Microbiomic and metagenomic influences on colorectal patients
  • Standard haemorrhoidectomy or newer techniques?
  • Big Data in surgical practice - the new gold standard?
  • Breath biopsy for colorectal cancer screening

Symposia Topics

  • Hereditary Colorectal Cancer (joint with EHTG)
  • Watch and Wait for rectal cancer 
  • What's new in neoadjuvant/adjuvant immuno-and chemotherapy for colorectal tumours?
  • Surgery in focus in IBD (joint with ECCO)
  • Faecal Incontinence
  • Improved anastomotic leak prevention and treatment (joint with EAES)
  • Focus on the abdominal wall
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