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21st Belgian Surgical Week: POSTPONED


BSW 2020: 7-9/5/2020

Join us for the 21st Belgian Surgical Week in Antwerp May 7-9, 2020!


The sessions of the congress will be built around the central congress theme "Out of the Box". As every year the program will exist of abstract presentations, plenary sessions and sessions organised by the different RBSS sections and RBSS-affiliated societies.


Abstract submission will open December 1st 2019. 


Come back to this page for more information on this event, as it will be updated when more information becomes available.

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       Call for abstracts:

« Free Paper », «Poster»,

«Videos » of the

   21st Belgian Surgical Week


Dear Colleagues,

The 21st Belgian Surgical Week will take place in the Antwerp Elisabeth Centre (, from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th May 2020.

The scientific theme of the meeting, suggested by the President, and approved by the full Board is



Hopefully, this theme will trigger off many interesting programmes prepared by the affiliated societies and sections.

As previous years, the Thursday Presidential ceremony and the Friday Plenary session will be dedicated to the congress’ theme.

The ‘Trainer-Trainee’ clinical case session will of course be part of the programme. The selection of the cases will be performed by the BAST in collaboration with the Scientific Committee of the RBSS.

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Besides these sessions Free Paper, video and poster programmes, not limited to the general theme of the congress, will be organised. Every topic is most welcome! Case reports will not be selected among the free papers.

Moreover, the possibility will be offered to submit a free paper, poster or video for participation in a special “Awards Session” honouring not only the best free paper, but also the best poster and the best video.

The rules will be published on the website.

The Belgian Surgical week is really important, not only for trainees, but also for every senior member of the R.B.S.S., giving all of us the opportunity to share her/his experience and offering everyone a good opportunity for discussion.

Please submit abstracts to the following address:

Abstract submission between 1st December 2019 and 9th February 2020 23:59:59 CET (extended deadline!).

We thank you for your collaboration,

Sincerely yours,

The RBSS President

Charles de Gheldere


The Scientific Secretaries,

  1. Liberale – N. Komen




Event Properties

Event Date 07-05-2020
Event End Date 09-05-2020
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price €210,00
Location Flanders Meeting and Convention Centre, Antwerpen
Categories Belgian Surgical Week,°RBSS Events

Venue Information - Flanders Meeting and Convention Centre, Antwerpen

Conveniently located in the heart of Antwerp ZOO, the FMCCA is part of the ZOO Foundation, a home for animal welfare, nature conservation and science. This means that the FMCCA is socially relevant and embedded in the fabric of the ZOO.

More info about the venue:

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