Surgical Workshop
8:30am – 5:30pm

The workshop is structured into two distinct sections.

1. Morning Workshop

This is a curated gastro-intestinal surgical oncology workshop covering HPB and colorectal surgery, featuring renowned international faculty Professor Matthew Katz and Dr Rodrigo O Perez, as well as esteemed national faculty who are changing the paradigms in cancer treatment using multimodalities and multidisciplinary collaboration.

Prof Matthew Katz
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Texas, USA

Specialty: Pancreatic Cancer

Prof Katz will also be presenting in:

  • Tuesday Upper GI Surgical Session
  • Wednesday Upper GI MDT Discussion
  • Thursday Surgical Breakfast Session
  • Thursday Upper GI Surgical Keynote

Dr Rodrigo O Perez
Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz
São Paulo, Brazil

Specialty: Colorectal Cancer

Dr Perez will also be presenting in:

  • Tuesday Lower GI Surgical Keynote
  • Tuesday Lower GI MDT Discussion
  • Thursday Surgical Breakfast Session

2. Surgical Concept and Research Development Workshop

This is an opportunity to present your research, brainstorm your research concept, pick up practical tips and tricks and immerse in multidisciplinary case discussions. You can learn from the masters of the many tools in the box, including across surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, translational research and more – embracing and incorporating translational oncology for your patients and how to think outside the box.

Calling all surgeons, researchers, scientists, fellows, accredited and unaccredited trainees to submit their innovative surgical concepts, ideas or original surgical research for our surgical workshop!

Complete the form below to seize the opportunity to showcase your research or concept and receive valuable feedback from a panel of international and local experts. We also welcome abstracts and concepts from attendees not based in Australia or Aotearoa New Zealand.

Please note:

  1. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words. No Tables or Figures.
  2. Abstract structure:
    a. Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion or
    b. Introduction, Methods, Concept