26TH ANNUAL EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR GYNAECOLOGICAL ENDOSCOPY (ESGE) CONGRESS
Sueno Hotel Belek & Convention CenterANTALYA, TURKEY Visit the Venue to read more
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
We are very pleased to announce that the 26th ESGE Annual Congress will take place in Antalya, Turkey from 18th – 21st October 2017.
Our congress motto this year East Meets West truly represents the expansion of the Society and the increasing spread of the ESGE philosophy throughout the world.
This year, the congress will be incorporating the Annual Meetings of the Turkish Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (TSGE), the Middle East Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (MESGE) and the International Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (ISGE) and will also take place in cooperation with the Asia-Pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy (APAGE), and the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (IAGE).
With such an international line-up contributing, this congress promises a comprehensive scientific programme, bringing together the best of East and West.
We look forward to welcoming you.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
There are an increasing number of fraudulent websites that impersonate ESGE 2017 as well as various travel agencies, which are aggressively trying to sell hotel rooms and agencies which get in contact with our speakers regarding their congress registration. We would like to alert all members and delegates to be aware of possible scams. We strongly advise you to make your hotel booking only via Opteamist Tourism.
Furthermore please make your congress registration only via this official congress website.
All accommodation fees are inclusive 18% Turkish VAT
Prices are for a 3-night package (Check-In: 18th October 2017 | Check-Out: 21st October 2017)
Accommodation reservations will be confirmed upon full payment of the accommodation fees. For the confirmation of your accommodation booking, please complete your payment via the online registration system.
Outside participation fee is mandatory for those participants, who have not booked accommodation via the Congress Organization. The congress venue is an all-inclusive concept hotel and the outside participation fee has to be paid in order to have access to the congress venue if not staying there. This has been considered in the accommodation alternatives provided by the congress and all participants who do not book via the Organizing Secretariat shall pay the outside participation fee.
All cancellations will be valid if notified in writing to Opteamist Tourism.
For cancellations of congress accommodation:
- 50% refund will be provided for cancellations made until 9th June 2017.
- No refunds will be granted for cancellations made on and after 10th June 2017.
All refunds will be processed one month after the congress.
Ring shuttle service will be provided between congress hotels during all scientific and social activities.
Brief Abstract Guidelines
Abstracts must be submitted exclusively online via the submission system.
Abstracts must be submitted in English only.
In the case of more than one submission, only one oral presentation meeting the criteria can be selected .
Maximum number of co-authors is 5.
Video abstract should include the video with abstract submission.
Please read carefully the instructions about the topics, content and format and submission procedure before submitting your abstract.
Please be aware that only abstracts of authors who are registered for the congress will be considered for placement within the scientific programme.
Registration deadline for abstract submitters is 16th July 2017.
We look forward to receiving your abstract and seeing you in Antalya!
ESGE Scientific Committee
Please note that this year the Best Selected Abstracts will be presented on Thursday 19th October and Free Communication and Video presentations will take place throughout Thursday, 19th, Friday 20th and Saturday, 21st October.
Abstract submission deadline 2017-07-26
Abstracts should be submitted in English only
The total number of words for Oral and Poster presentations cannot exceed 450 words and the abstract should use the following structure:
Abbreviations can be used after defining them first.
The use of graphs, tables and images is strongly discouraged.
Abstract title: Do not use capital letters. The title should reflect the content.
Abstract body: Do not use capital letters.
Authors: list them with family name first, followed by first name (i.e. Jones, Brian; Smith, John; and Simpson, Ann).
The name of the first author is also the presenting author. Do not include professional titles or degrees. A maximum of six names will be allowed - first/presenting author and five co-authors.
Keywords: Authors are requested to mention a minimum of two and a maximum of three keywords.
Video upload: Authors of abstracts for videos should upload their video file at time of submission. Only videos uploaded to the online abstract submission platform will be considered for Award judging and presentation.
All video presentations must be edited. Narration must be in English.
Productions must not be longer than 7 minutes including titles and a spoken narrative explaining the objectives of the procedure and the methods used during the procedure. Conclude with the results and purpose of the procedure.
Describe the video presentation in brief. Refer to the major and important points that viewers should pay attention. Follow an abstract style, written in no more than 300 words.
Video Abstracts should be organized in the following way
Title of the Video should be as accurate as possible in relation to the presented material
Surgeon/s, OR team / Hospital
Explain the importance of your presentation
Refer to most recent literature make a brief statement, e.g. frequency of the problem, ways of treatment, success rates, complications rate, etc.
Report in brief on your setting, equipment and instruments used and trocar placements (anatomical positions)
Give a conclusive remark, what is the take home message?
Conclude with the results or purpose of the procedure
The preferred format is MPEG4 such as .WMV and .MP4
Avoid the following formats: .avi, .mov, .mpg, and .qt
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Dear industry partners,
The ESGE will hold its 26th Annual Congress in Antalya, Turkey on 18-21 October 2017. The meeting will also be the joint annual meetings of the Middle East Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (MESGE), International Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (ISGE) and the Turkish Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (TSGE). Furthermore, the meeting will be participated by the Asia-Pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy (APAGE), Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (IAGE) and the other specialist societies of Turkey.
Antalya is a popular town on the southern coast of Anatolia which is at the crossroads between Europe and Asia. Anatolia has been home to many diverse civilisations and is a real gate between the East and West. Hence, the 26th Annual Congress will be ‘East Meets West’. We hope the Joint ESGE/ISGE/MESGE/TSGE Congress will build bridges between the clinicians, healthcare providers, researchers, innovators and manufacturers from the ‘West’ and the ‘East’ and it will be the ideal platform to exchange ideas and experience, and demonstrate technology and innovation.
During this Congress we expect to enhance the programme by providing the latest navigational technology, by offering hands-on training and testing sessions, live surgery, sponsored symposia and tutorials and the programme will be co-ordinated with parallel sessions scheduled to meet the needs of all interests. At the congress centre, the scientific sessions and exhibition area will be within easy access to each other to increase interaction between the delegates and the industry.
The beautiful town of Antalya on the Mediterranean Sea has been home to many scientific national and international meetings over the last several decades and is easily accessible from all major European and Asian destinations.
The ESGE, ISGE, MESGE and TSGE would sincerely welcome your participation to ensure that together we can make this congress a successful experience for all.
Looking forward to seeing you all in Antalya!
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