Preliminary scientific programme

Thursday, September 23
12:00-12:10           . Welcome and Opening Ceremony
Presidential welcome -  Rainer Kimmig (Germany)
Welcome – Martin Rudnicki Congress Chair
12:10-13:00 Keynote lecture1:  New perspetives in robotic surgery
Chair: Martin Rudnicki DK, Rainer Kimmig GK
12:10-12:35 Simulation and training–experiences from the aviation industry, Bo Nielsen, EASA, DK
12:35-13:00 Future surgery – is automated surgery! Thiusius Rajeeth Savarimuthu, Denmark
13:00-15:00 Keynote Session 2: Future perspectives.
Chair: Rene Verheijen NL, Pernille Jensen DK
13:00-13:25 The experience using robotics for uterine transplantation. Mats Bernström, SE
13:25-13:50 The experience using robotic-assisted colpectomy in female-to male transgender patients. Frank Groenmn, NL
13:50-14:00 Robotic female-to-male transgender surgery. The Danish experience. Dorthe Hartwell, DK
14:00-14:30 Coffee break
14:30-15:30 Industry symposium I - Intuitive
15:30-16:30 Benign robotic surgery session I
Chair: Philippe v. Trappen, BE, Marc Barahona, SP
15:30-15:55 Tips and tricks in benign hysterectomy. TBC
15:55-15:20 Safety of Minimally Invasive Tissue Extraction in Fibroid Management. Jon Einarsson, USA
15:20-16:00 Discussion
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:30 Keynote lecture 2
Chair: Thomas Hebert Fr
Neuropelvine surgery in women with pain. Axel Forman, DK
17:15-18:00 SERGS General Assembly
19:00-22:00 Get together at Naturama
Friday, September 24th
8:00-9:30 Selected oral communication/videos session
Chairs: Stephanie Motton Fr, Jan Blaakaer DK
8:00-8:10 TBC
8:10-8:20 TBC
8:20-8:30 TBC
8:30-8:40 TBC
8:40-8:50 TBC
8:50-9:00 TBC
9:00-9:15 YEARS – presentation. Stephanie Motton, Fr
9:15:9:30 Transferring simulation training to the clinical world. Sigurd Sloth DK
9:30-10:00 Coffee break/exhibition
10:00-12:00 Keynote session 4: Training – Future training of surgeons
Chair: Martin Heubner Sch, Torur Dalsgaard DK
10:00-10:20 How do we train the trainers? Tomas Ind, UK
10:20-10:40 The do's and don'ts of robotic surgery simulation. Flemming Bjerrum, DK
10:40-11:00 3D print from diagnostic imaging – current use and perspectives for training. Peter Hertz DK
11:00-11:20 Robotic assisted surgery: training and certification. Rene Verheijen, Fr
11:20-11:40 From robotics to data: New surgical paradigm. Naeem Soomro. UK. Not cofirmed
11:40-12:00 Discussion
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Industry symposium II - CMR
14:00-15:30 Oncology Robotic Surgery session 1
Chairs: Vanna Zanagnolo IT, Liliana Mereu  Fr
14:00-14:20 How can AI guide you during surgery. Mark Philip Philipsen, Faculty of IT and Design, DK
14:20-14:40 Sentinel node mapping in cervical cancer–the SENTIREC-cervix studies. Sara Sponholtz, DK
14:40-15:00 Intraoperative ICG flourescens to reduce anastomoic leakage. Niels Thomassen, Dpt. Of Bowel Surgery, DK
15:00-15:20 An overview on SN in endometrial cancer. Vanna Zanagnolo IT
15:20-15:30 Discussion
15:30-16:00 Coffee break/exhibition
16:00-17:30 Benign robotic surgery session II
Chairs:  Martin Rudnicki DK, TBC
16:00-16:20 DIE and robotic surgery – current status. Mohamed Mabrouk, UK
16:20-16:40 Approach to deep infiltrating endometriosis - bowelresection vs shaving? D Hartwell, DK
16:40-17:10 Advances in apical support. Barry O’Reily, Ireland
17:10-17:30 Mesh or no mesh. Femke v Zanten, NL
17:30-18:30 Selected oral communication/videos session
Chairs: Lone K. Pedersen, Charlotte Sogaard
17:30-17:40 TBC
17:40-17:50 TBC
17:50-18:00 TBC
18:00-18:10 TBC
18:10-18:20 TBC
19:30 Conference dinner
Saturday, September 25th
8:00-8:45 Poster session (e-posters)
Chairs:  Lone K Pedersen DK, Marc Orpinell SP
8:00-8:07 TBC
8:07-8:14 TBC
8:14-8:21 TBC
8:21-8:28 TBC
8:28-8:35 TBC
8:35-8:42 TBC
8:45-9:00 Presidential Address/ Rainer Kimmig, Germany
9:00-9:40 Keynote session 5: Trouble shooting in robotic surgery
Chair: Søren Lunde DK, Jan Persson SE
9:00-9:20 Morbidity following robotic-assisted surgery. Algirdas Markauskas, DK
9:20-9:40 Intraoperative injuries to the ureter and bladder. Jørgen Bjerggaard Jensen, DK
9:40-10:10 Coffee break/exhibition
10:10-10:40 Industry symposium III
10:40-11:10 Industry symposium IV
11:10-12:00 Oncology Robotic Surgery session II
Chairs: Thomas Ind UK, Henrik Falconer SE
11:10 -11:25 Robot-assisted laparoscopic debulking surgery for recurrent granulosa cell tumours. J.  Groeneweg, NL
11:25 -11.40 RACC trial update / Henrik Falconer, Karolinska University hospital, SE
11:40 -11:55 SENTIREC endo update / Sara Bjønholdt, Aarhus University Hospital, DK
11:55-12:10 Multicenter study on robotic assisted laparoscopic fertility preservation trachelectomy for early stage cervical cancer, Linnea Ekdahl, SE
12:10 Closing Ceremony
Awarding the best abstract/movie/poster
SERGS 2022 Announcement
Closing lecture/words – SERGS President
End of the SERGS 2021 Conference.


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