sorrento sponsorsESCP's Fifth Scientific and Annual Meeting took place from 22-25 September 2010 in Sorrento, Italy.

The meeting was attended by just under 1100 delegates and exhibitors. Sorrento provided a splendid setting, with the program going from strength to strength. View the scientific program here or download the final program (3.5MB) here.

The meeting was supported by a wide range of sponsors and exhibitors.

Congratulations to Abstract Prizewinners

Photo of Frederic BretagnolESCP is pleased to announce the following prizes awarded in Sorrento.

The Best of the Six Best Papers

The Best of the Six Best Papers was awarded to Frédéric Bretagnol (France) for his paper entitled 'B4 Rectal cancer surgery without bowel preparation: the French greccar III multicentre single-blinded randomized trial'.

The prize of £600 sterling was awarded by Prof. Neil Mortensen on behalf of the British Journal of Surgery who kindly sponsored this award.bjs

Photo of Sandra Alonso

The Best Lunchtime Poster Award

The Best Lunchtime Poster Award was won by Sandra Alonso (Spain) for her paper entitled 'Postoperative peritoneal infection and recurrence of colorectal cancer: the postoperative inflammatory response and angiogenesis as mechanisms responsible for this association. ESCP awarded a prize of €300 for this abstract.

Conference Committees

Scientific Program Committee

  • Emmanuel Tiret (Chairman)
  • Alexander Engel
  • Najib Haboubi
  • Anna Martling
  • John Nicholls
  • P. Ronan O’Connell
  • Mike Parker
  • Dainius Pavalkis
  • Freddy Penninckx
  • Giovanni Romano
  • Yehiel Ziv

Lunchtime Poster Sub-Committee

  • Alexander Engel (Chairman)
  • Sergey Achkasov (Russia)
  • Eloy Espin-Basany (Spain)
  • Dieter Hahnloser (Germany)
  • Anna Martling (Sweden)
  • Piotr Walega (Poland)
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