THe 12th LONDON SURGICAL SYMPOSIUM
The 72nd Simpson-Smith Lecture and Awards
SYMPOSIUM CHAIR / PROFESSOR GEORGE HANNA
SYMPOSIUM LEAD / MR JAMES KINROSS
The Charles Pannett Lecture - Professor Brian Davidson
Hugh Dudley Lecture - Mr Terry Irwin
Chair's Invited Speaker - Mr Yuichi Mori
Simpson Smith Lecture - TBA
Bigger and better than before, LSS 2018 will be inviting an exciting array of eminent speakers and world-class surgeons who will be sharing their wealth of knowledge and inspiring ideas. Following a tradition commenced at the inception of LSS, we will also be hosting the highly esteemed, annual Hugh Dudley Lecture.
University College London
"Augmented Reality imaging in surgery"
Brian Davidson is a consultant HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital and Professor of Surgery at UCL. Major research interests are in Evidence based Healthcare (Director of UCL MSc), Clinical Trials, pathogenesis of HPB cancers and novel surgical technologies. Editor of the UK Cochrane HPB Group. Has completed 6 clinical trials in surgery, published 548 peer reviewed articles including 115 Cochrane reviews of which 64 are in National or International Guidelines. Successful supervision of 15 MSc, 18 MD and 11 PhD students. Grant income of £21M in last 10 years. Research H Index 68.
“Artificial Intelligence for real time polyp diagnostics and surgical planning of early colorectal cancer”.
Dr. Mori is an associate professor at Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital. Dr. Mori received his medical education at Niigata University and completed his gastroenterology fellowship at Showa University. His PhD thesis, awarded in 2013, examined the efficacy of optical diagnosis of colorectal neoplasms. He has a strong interest in the research of computer-aided diagnosis for colonoscopy. Relating this topic, he has published more than 50 articles including Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Endoscopy, and obtained five governmental research grants. For this achievement, he has received various awards; Best of UEGW2017 Award, the Crystal Award of the DDW2015, etc. He currently works as a councilor of the Japanese Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society.
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
Terry Irwin is a colorectal surgeon from Belfast. He completed his MD research in the Departments of Surgery and Physiology at Queen’s University. He was an honorary lecturer at the University of Aberdeen and and Senior Registrar in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, training with a close friend and colleague of Prof Hugh Dudley, Mr Norman Matheson. With research interests in complex sepsis and intestinal failure, he has over 50 peer reviewed publications and a book and a book chapter to his name.
He has been Head of the School of Surgery, Secretary of the Surgical Training Committee, and Royal College Advisor in Northern Ireland. More recently he has been Director of Professional Affairs in Northern Ireland for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has been a council member of the ACPGBI and ESCP. He is currently President of the Travelling Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
SIMPSON SMITH KEYNOTE LECTURE
KINGS COLLEGE LONDON
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
VICE PRESIDENT OF APPLIED RESEARCH, VERB ROBOTICS
The Alex Simpson Smith Travelling Fellowship is an award offered to Senior Surgical Trainees (ST3 or above), or, to newly appointed Consultants (within 5 years of appointment) in any branch of surgery.
This is an opportunity for candidates to visit 'Centres of Excellence' abroad in order to obtain further experience or training within their speciality, currently not available in the UK. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate that their visit will make a significant contribution to their surgical training. Financial support typically includes all travel and accommodation expenses.
On their return, successful applicants will be expected to submit a written report of their experience to the Simpson Smith Trustees and a brief presentation (~5mins) to the audience at the time of the next Simpson Smith lecture. The Fellowships are not intended for use to attend meetings or symposia.
Successful applicants will be notified at the Alex Simpson Memorial Lecture to be given at the London Surgical Symposium, hosted by Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2AZ on the 13th September 2018.
Applicants wishing to apply should submit a brief outline of their proposed visit, stating the centre they wish to visit and explaining how this will enhance their training. An estimate of their proposed travelling costs and expenses should be attached together with a copy of their CV. Approval of their supervising Consultants for this visit should also be shown.
APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MADE TO MISS KATY HOGBEN (CHAIRMAN OF THE SELECTION BOARD): firstname.lastname@example.org
THE DEADLINE IS SUNDAY 12TH AUGUST 2018
Late applications will not be considered.
WE WELCOME SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS VIA EMAIL TO: ABSTRACT.SS3@IMPERIAL.AC.UK
The deadline for submissions is Friday 20th July 2018
Please submit two abstracts, one anonymous and the other containing your full name and contact details. Abstracts should include the following headings
Please fully list each author and their institution, as for shortlisted abstracts, these details will be published on the conference programme.
Font should be Calibri, Size 12. Paragraphs should be single line spaced. Please include a word count (maximum 250 words).
Please title your email submission:
'Surgery Abstract - September 2018'
A major purpose of this program is to create a social and professional network of surgeons and clinicians across London surgery and we welcome those from all hospitals both internationally and nationally.
We believe that the most important conversations often occur before or after the meeting and we encourage you to join the debate with us using #LSS2018.