12th Congress of the European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS) 2014 Edinburgh

  • Conference Call
  • The 12th Con­gress of the Euro­pean Soci­ety of Plas­tic, Recon­struc­tive and Aes­thetic Surgery will be held at the Edin­burgh Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence Cen­tre in Edin­burgh, Scot­land, United King­dom on July 6 – 11, 2014.

    The British Asso­ci­a­tion of Plas­tic, Recon­struc­tive and Aes­thetic Sur­geons (BAPRAS) is delighted and hon­oured to host the 12th Qua­dren­nial Euro­pean Meet­ing of ESPRAS in 2014, when we look for­ward to bring­ing you to the gath­er­ing of our clans, as they would say in Scot­land. The Con­gress will give us the oppor­tu­nity to wel­come you to the cen­tre of Edin­burgh, to a full sci­en­tific pro­gramme with work­shops, emi­nent guest speak­ers, and spe­cial ses­sions for nurses. We hope you will join us in shar­ing devel­op­ments in our spe­cialty, your spe­cialised knowl­edge and your sur­gi­cal skills.

    As well as offer­ing a care­fully devel­oped sci­en­tific pro­gramme of ‘cut­ting edge’ sub­jects to improve the care of those we care for, we want to work together with you to strengthen our spe­cialty to face the social, medico-​political and eco­nomic chal­lenges to plas­tic surgery in each of our coun­tries, and through­out the ESPRAS com­mu­nity. There is great scope for us to join together and share novel ideas and organ­i­sa­tion in our efforts to develop the high­est stan­dard of plas­tic sur­gi­cal care through­out Europe.

    Con­fer­ence Tracks

    Sur­gi­cal Skills Masterclasses

    ESPRAS 2014 will offer an oppor­tu­nity for del­e­gates to get involved with a series of Sur­gi­cal Skills Mas­ter­classes that will take place in the superb facil­i­ties of the Royal Col­lege of Sur­geons of Edinburgh.

    This part of the pro­gramme will be held over 5 days (Monday-​Friday) and will have the oppor­tu­nity to par­tic­i­pate at two levels:

    Mas­ter­class Pro­s­ec­tion ses­sions, which should appeal to both trainees and more senior del­e­gates, will be filmed and trans­mit­ted live to a nearby lec­ture room in the RCSEd. The com­bined video and audio link will allow tech­nique dis­cus­sion dur­ing pro­ceed­ings and give the del­e­gates the oppor­tu­nity to observe a true “Mas­ter at Work”.

    Dis­sec­tion ses­sions with tutors will be aimed at del­e­gates who wish to enhance their recon­struc­tive skills. These ses­sions will accom­mo­date approx­i­mately 24 del­e­gates and cover a wide range of top­ics such as Lower Limb, Head and Neck Recon­struc­tion, Hand, Aes­thet­ics, Breast and Abdom­i­nal Wall Reconstructions.

    Nurses Programme

    The Nurses pro­gramme is a spe­cific set of ses­sions for plas­tic surgery nurses cov­er­ing prac­ti­cal aspects of nurses’ work, which will be pre­sented by pro­fes­sion­als from around the world on a range of sub­spe­cial­ist topics.

    Late Break­ing Abstract Submission

    It is rec­om­mended that the fol­low­ing head­ings are used when sub­mit­ting abstracts:

    • Intro­duc­tion and Aims
    • Mate­r­ial and Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusion(s)

    To increase the like­li­hood of accep­tance the abstract should cap­ture the inter­est of the review­ers, be suc­cinct, have a clear mes­sage and avoid phrases such as “pre­lim­i­nary results” or “results will be pre­sented”. In con­sid­er­ing which papers to accept for pre­sen­ta­tion at the con­gress, the Sci­en­tific Com­mit­tee favours orig­i­nal work which has not already been pub­lished. Pref­er­ence will be given to abstracts that con­tain details of the aims and objec­tives, the mate­ri­als and meth­ods used, the key results, the con­clu­sion and clin­i­cal appli­ca­tion of the study.

    E-​Poster Submission

    Elec­tronic posters (ePosters) are short Pow­er­Point pre­sen­ta­tions or PDF files that sum­ma­rize your work fol­low­ing the same prin­ci­ples as a paper poster. You have to pre­pare an ePoster and upload it through the Inter­net on a cen­tral server before the start of the con­fer­ence. Your poster will then be avail­able for view­ing on ded­i­cated com­puter ter­mi­nals (the ePoster area will be in the exhi­bi­tion area, the Lennox Suite) from Mon­day 7th – Thurs­day 10th July inclusively.

    Dur­ing this time, con­fer­ence atten­dees will be able to vote on your work. After the con­gress, your ePoster will also be avail­able for view­ing on the ESPRAS 2014 website.

    The dead­line for the ePoster upload is Sun­day 15th June 2014.

    To upload your ePoster suc­cess­fully, please read the guide­lines for ePosters here.

    Please use the fol­low­ing link to upload your ePoster: http://​www​.abstract​sto​sub​mit​.com/​e​s​p​r​a​s​2​0​1​4​/​p​u​p​load/

    Pub­li­ca­tion Opportunity

    Copy­right is assumed by ESPRAS 2014 for pub­li­ca­tion of the abstracts on their web­site, inter­ac­tive PDF and printed Book of Abstracts (ISBN publication).

    The top 50 abstracts will be pub­lished in JPRAS (with DOI num­ber) over 2 edi­tions. For pub­li­ca­tion in JPRAS, the abstract must be pre­sented at ESPRAS 2014. Papers sub­mit­ted incor­rectly will NOT be considered.

    Accred­i­ta­tion Statement

    ESPRAS 2014 has been granted CPD accred­i­ta­tion by BAPRAS for UK sur­geons and health­care pro­fes­sion­als. CME points have now been cal­cu­lated for the ses­sions. Visit the accred­i­ta­tion page for more information.

    An appli­ca­tion has also been made to the Euro­pean Accred­i­ta­tion Coun­cil for Con­tin­u­ing Med­ical Edu­ca­tion (EAC­CME) for CME accred­i­ta­tion of this event. The EAC­CME is an insti­tu­tion of the Euro­pean Union of Med­ical Spe­cial­ists (UEMS).

    starting: ending: 11.07.2014 Location: , Category:

    Timeline

    Conference START 11.07.2014 END

    All deadlines have expired!

    This conference has no more open deadlines. There may be successive conferences coming up you may by interested in.

    Please check our conference list and search...

    Conference Facts

    Location , Address Morrison Street 150 Category Organiser More Info Conference Website

    Further interesting Conferences

    discover MORE CONFERENCES