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Wednesday 20 September

Educational Programme:

Keynote Lecture: 

  • Management of Early Colorectal Cancer


  • Enhanced Recovery Programmes: Where are we after 20 years?
  • Management of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
International Trials Results Forum
Surgical Video Session, Free Papers, Welcome Posters (during Welcome Reception)
Thursday 21 September

Educational Programme:

  • Trainee Video Session
  • Trainee Round Table Session
  • Workshop for Authors
  • Interactive Trainee Workshop
  • ESCP Fellowships Update

Keynote Lectures:

  • Vaginal Partus and Risk for Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Malignant Appendix - How to Handle?
  • New Methods of Surgical Treatment of High and Transsphincteric Fistulas


  • ESCP/ECCO: Ulcerative Colitis
  • ESCP/EAES: Screening and Surveillance
ESCP Guidelines Update
New Trials Forum
Six Best Free Papers, International Travelling Fellow Free Papers, Free Papers
ESCP President's Address
Friday 22 September

 Educational Programme: 

  • New Technologies
  • Activities in Coloproctology Around the Globe
  • Controversies in Ileocecal Crohn's

Keynote Lectures:

  • LARS - from Bedside to Bench and Back
  • Faecal Transplantation in Ulcerative Colitis and Clostridium Difficile Colitis


  • Unusual Anorectal Pathologies
  • What to do with a T2 Rectal Cancer?
  • Benign Chronical Abdominal Diseases for the Colorectal Surgeon
PPI Debate: Public and Patients are essential to developing, delivering and disseminating colorectal research
Consultants’ Corner
Student Free Papers, Free Papers 


  • Honorary Members
  • Six Best Free Papers
  • Best New Trial Presentation
  • Best Welcome Poster

CPD Points

The European Society of Coloproctology 12th Scientific and Annual meeting, CityCube Berlin, Germany, 20/09/2017-22/09/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 22 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

  • 20/09/2017 - 8 credits
  • 21/09/2017 - 8 credits
  • 22/09/2017 - 6 credits

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As part of ESCP’s application to UEMS for EACCME accreditation each member of the Programme Committee has completed a Conflict of Interest form. To review please click here.

Congress Language

The official language of the meeting is English. 

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