ESCP’s 15th Scientific and Annual Conference

ESCP's 15th Scientific and Annual Conference was delivered 100% online this year from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 September 2020.

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Over 3,000 delegates from 75 different countries worldwide attended the European Society of Coloproctology’s (ESCP) 15th annual Scientific Meeting from 21-23 September.


Willem Bemelman 200x150ESCP President, Willem Bemelman, said:

"We're excited to explore this new territory and are confident that our well connected, international organisation will benefit from this online experience. We've got a smashing line-up this year - the best of the best of our original programme. We'll miss meeting everyone face-to-face but we’ll certainly not miss out on the social element of our much loved conference experience. Please stay tuned to the website for further announcements!"

Gabriela Moeslein 200x150ESCP Secretary, Gabriela Möslein, said:

"Members have been working hard behind the scenes to bring our Society's most important event to life. We adapted swiftly to the unprecedented situation that the global pandemic brought about and have put a lot of thought into the programme and speakers. Fantastic topics, speakers and geographical and gender diversity will make this another educational event for everybody interested in colorectal surgery that should not be missed."

Dieter HahnloserDieter Hahnloser, Education Committee Chair at ESCP, said:

"While the cuisine, the architecture and the historical charm of Vilnius can’t be recreated from your home setup, we have no doubt that everything else can be. Stand by for some truly fantastic learnings, discussions - and, yes, socialising too - as we reveal our full line up in the weeks to come. We look forward seeing you all there."

Gabriela Moeslein 200x150Des Winter, Chair of Programme Committee at ESCP, said:

"We look forward to welcoming you to our ESCP digital learning experience as the annual meeting 2020. While it does not compensate for the lack of professional contact and informal problem sharing, the reach of an online meeting is potentially wider and more inclusive. We promise edutainment to captivate and enthral, as well as answers to challenging issues, and airing of clinical dilemmas in an accessible and interactive setting."

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