2019 Annual Meeting

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 meeting will be a joint one day meeting with the Royal Society of Medicine and will be held at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in London on Tuesday 8th January 2019.

9.00-10.00 – Welcome & Opening Symposium

“Bioinformatics and the development of precision surgery”
– Multimodality optical endoscopy for surgical imaging, Professor Daniel Elson
– The gut microbiome and personalised healthcare in surgery, Mr James Kinross
– iKnife and Breast Surgery, Mr Daniel Leff

10.00-11.00 – Parallel Oral Presentations

– 1A: Burnand and Williams Prize Session, (8 papers, 5+2 min)
– 1B: Breast Surgery/Miscellaneous, (7 papers, 5+2 min)
– 1C: HPB Surgery (7 papers, 5+2 min)

11.00-11.15 – Coffee

11.15-11.35 – BJS Lecture: Professor Ronan O’Connell

Emeritus Professor of Surgery at University College Dublin School of Medicine, Dublin, Ireland and Consultant Surgeon at St – Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin and Vice-President, RCSI
“Let your Poem be Patient Orientated Research that Matters”
We gratefully acknowledge the support of The BJS for this lecture

11.35-12.35 – Parallel Oral Presentations

– 2A: RSM Future Projects Prize Session, (8 papers, 5+2 min)
– 2B: Transplantation/ENT surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)
– 2C: GI surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)

12.35-13.25 – Lunch

13.25-14.35 – Patey Prize Session, (7 papers, 7+3 min)

14.35-14.55 – John Farndon Lecture: Professor Jane Blazeby

Professor of Surgery, University of Bristol
“Randomised controlled trials in surgery: making them possible and patient centred”

14.55-15.10 – Coffee

15.10-16.10 – Parallel Oral Presentations

3A Medical Student Prize Session, (8 papers, 5+2 min)
3B Colorectal Surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)
3C Vascular Surgery, (7 papers, 5+2 min)

16.10-16.30 – Arris and Gale Lecture: Ms Anita Mohan

“Bridging the Gap between Microvascular Anatomy and Flap Physiology in Autologous Breast Reconstruction”

16.30-17.15 – Symposium 2 (to be confirmed)

17.15-17.35 – AGM

17.35 – Posters and prizes with drinks reception

18.30 – Finish


Speaker guidelines soon to be published


Registration for the meeting is through the RSM – link coming soon.

  • All UNDERGRADUATE students, including MBPhD students, can register for the conference as medical students.
  • All GRADUATE students (MSc, PhD, MD, MS), whether their first degree is a BSc, MBBS or equivalent, can register under the trainee category.

If you have any queries please email us.

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