Thursday 19th until Saturday 21st May, 2016



Glass Entrance
rue Mont des Arts
B-1000 Brussels

Phone +32 2 515 13 22 
Fax +32 2 515 13 10


Car Park

There are 660 (paying) parking spaces right underneath SQUARE. You can get in via Place de la Justice-Gerechtsplein, and Stuiversstraat-rue des Sols, and then walk straight into the building.



SQUARE is just across the way from Brussels Central railway station, with national and international high-speed connections to London, Paris, Amsterdam, Köln etc.

Moreover, there are numerous metro links, bus and tram stops close by. You can also hail a licenced taxi from Central Station or hire a city bike from two nearby terminals.


The official language of the Congress is English. Simultaneous translation is NOT provided.


The conference has been granted 18 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Also for Nursing Staff accreditation by EORNA has been granted for the Nursing symposium.
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In registering for the Congress, participants agree that neither the Congress Committee nor the Organisers assume any liability whatsoever. Participants and sponsors should therefore organise their own health and personal insurances.



An exhibition highlighting medical and surgical equipment, pharmaceutical products and books, will be held during the Congress. Access to the exhibition is free for all participants.


Coffee and Lunch

Coffee and tea will be available during the breaks between sessions and a light lunch is included in the registration fee.

Surgical Night

The Surgical Night will be held in Cercle de Lorraine, on Friday May 20th, 2016. Cercle de Lorraine is within walking distance of the conference venue.

The 17th Belgian Surgical Week is organised together with:

Belgian Association for Ambulatory Surgery (BAAS)
Belgian Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (BACTS)
Belgian Association for Pediatric Surgery (BELAPS)
Belgian Group for Endoscopic Surgery (BGES)
Belgian Society for Surgical Oncology (BSSO)
Belgian Society for Vascular Surgery (BSVS)
Belgian Trauma Society (BTS)
Belgian Association for Surgical Trainees (BAST)
Collegium Chirurgicum (CC)
and the Sections of the RBSS:
Belgian Section for Abdominal Wall Surgery (BSAWS)
Belgian Section for Breast Surgery (BSBS)
Belgian Section for Colorectal Surgery (BSCRS)
Belgian Section for Endocrine Surgery (BSES)
Belgian Section for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery (BSHBPS)
Belgian Section for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery (BeSOMS)
Belgian Section for Upper GI Surgery (BSUGIS)

Scientific Secretariat

Av. W. Churchill-laan 11/30, Brussel 1180 Bruxelles
Phone +32 (0)2 374 51 58 - Fax +32 (0)2 374 96 28
E-mail :
Website :

Congress Secretariat

Korte Meer 16-20
9000 Gent
Tel: +32 9 233 86 60
Fax: +32 9 233 85 97
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