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Tuesday 27 September

Pre-Congress 'Hands-on' Courses:

Wednesday 28 September

Educational Programme:

  • 8th Ultrasound Workshop with live demonstrationsbk ultrasound
  • Core Subject Update
  • Activities in Coloproctology around the Globe
  • Best Publications of the Year
  • Coloproctology - How to Start to Engage Online and Future Developments in Surgical Social Media

Keynote Lecture: 

  • Defunctioning Stoma - Old Problems, New Solutions


  • Diverticulitis
  • Cryptoglandular Fistula in Ano
International Trials Results Forum
ESCP Fellowships Update
Surgical Video Session, Free Papers, Oral Posters
Small Hall Session: Ethicon
Thursday 29 September

Educational Programme:

  • Trainee Video Session
  • Trainee Round Table Session
  • Workshop for Authors
  • Interactive Trainee Workshop

Keynote Lectures:

  • Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC in Colorectal Cancer
  • Surgical Management of Intestinal Failure
  • Multidisciplinary Management of Perianal Crohn's Disease


  • ESCP/ECCO: What's New in IBD?
  • ESCP/EAES: Minimum Invasive Procedures for Rectal Prolapse
ESCP Guidelines Update

New Trials Forum

Six Best Free Papers, Visiting Fellows Free Papers, International Travelling Fellow Free Papers
Free Papers, Oral Posters, Lunchtime Posters
Ethicon: part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companiesEthicon Satellite Symposium: Improving function post Total Mesorectal Excision
Medtronic: Further, TogetherMedtronic Satellite Symposium: Patient Centered Care - Enhance. Expand. Optimize.
Ethicon: part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companiesEthicon Satellite Symposium: Novel strategies for anastomotic leakage prevention in colorectal surgery
Small Hall Sessions: Karl Storz, B.Braun, Frankenman, Medtronic
Friday 30 September

Educational Programme:

  • Information on the EBSQ Examination
  • Controversies in New Technology: Robotics in Colorectal Surgery

Keynote Lectures:

  • Neuropelveology: New Ground-breaking Discipline in Medicine
  • Clinical Importance of Somatic Mutations and Subgroups in Colorectal Cancer


  • New Methods in Low Rectal Cancer
  • Anastomatic Leak in Rectal Surgery
  • Treatment for Colon Cancer - Time for a Change?
Consultants’ Corner
ESCP Fellowships Update
Free Papers, Oral Posters, Lunchtime Posters


  • Honorary Member
  • Six Best Free Papers
  • Best New Trial Presentation
  • Best Lunchtime Poster
Frankenman International LimitedFrankenman Satellite Symposium: Transanal TME - from innovation to widespread adoption

CPD Points

ESCP will be applying again for accreditation through the Royal College of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland.

Congress Language

The official language of the meeting is English. 

ESCP Affiliates