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Wednesday 26 September

Educational Programme:

  • Core Subject Update
  • ESCP Fellowship Update
  • Best Publications of the Year
  • Coloproctology 3.0: The Cutting Edge of Online Innovation

Keynote Lecture:

  • Microbiomic and metagenomic influences on colorectal patients


  • Tips, Tricks and Error Traps
  • Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
  • What's new in immuno-and chemotherapy for colorectal tumours?
Consultant's Corner
International Trials Results Forum
Surgical Video Session, Free Papers, ESCP Fellowship Update, Lars Påhlman EBSQ medal
Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia
Thursday 27 September

Educational Programme:

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

Keynote Lectures:

  • Management of para-aortic and lateral pelvic lymph nodes in colorectal cancer
  • Breath biopsy for colorectal cancer screening


  • ESCP/ECCO: Ulcerative Colitis
  • ESCP/EAES: Screening and Surveillance
Trainee Video Session, New Trials Forum
Six Best Free Papers, International Travelling Fellow Free Papers, Free Papers
ESCP President's Address
Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia
Friday 28 September

Educational Programme:

  • New Technologies
  • 20 years EBSQ Coloproctology
  • Debate Ileocecal Crohn's: Strictureplasty vs. Resection?

Keynote Lectures:

  • Big data in surgical practice - the new gold standard?
  • Strategies to reduce superficial surgical site infection
  • Back to the future: standard haemorrhoidectomy or newer techniques?


  • Faecal incontinence
  • Watch and Wait for Rectal Cancer
  • Focus on the Abdominal Wall
PPI Debate/Trials Methodology Session
Free Papers


  • Honorary Members Awards
  • ESCP Awards

CPD Points

The European Society of Coloproctology 13th Scientific and Annual Meeting, Nice, has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 22 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). This applies only to the main scientific programme and not pre-congress courses.

Congress Language

The official language of the meeting is English. There will be no facilities for simultaneous interpretation.

ESCP Affiliates