Upcoming Medical Conferences in Belgium
Jan 25 - 26, 2018 | USD $280 | Genetics | Biotechnology
Bruges, West Flanders
3rd edition of Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (GESB) is organized by VIB Conference Series and wIill be held during Jan 25 - 26, 2018 at Site Oud Sint-Jan, Bruges, West Flanders, Belgium. Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology are revolutionizing Life Sciences. Driven by advances in the CRISPR-toolbox for rapid, cheap, multiplex modification of genomes and breakthroughs in DNA synthesis technologies, the pace of progress enabled by these tools in the last years has been breathtaking. The conference will look at emerging tools & approaches in the field of: CRISPR and Synthetic Biology Tools Gene and Genome assembly Targeted Genome Engineering and Design Genetic Circuits and Regulation CRISPR Screens The symposium will bring together some of the most highly regarded Academics and Companies in the world with novel technologies in several sessions. In addition to a great scientific and technology program, the conference will provide ample opportunities to network during the breaks, poster sessions, reception. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 26, 2018 | EUR €900 | Orthopedics
Bruges, West Flanders
The Partial Knee meeting (PKM) is organized by Keep International Srl and will be held during Jan 25 - 26, 2018 at Provinciaal Hof, Bruges, West Flanders, Belgium. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 02 - 03, 2018 | EUR €200 | Haematology
Belgian Hematology Society (BHS) 33rd General Annual Meeting (GAM) is organized by Belgian Hematology Society (BHS) and will be held during Feb 02 - 03, 2018 at Brussels, Brussel, Belgium. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 01 - 03, 2018 | Free | Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition
European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) Monothematic Conference: Management of Progressive Liver Diseases is organized by European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and will be held during Feb 01 - 03, 2018 at Brussel, Belgium. The monothematic conference aims to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cellular and immunological mechanisms leading to fibrosis and progression to cirrhosis. The expert speakers will provide an update about the current management of ‘ reversible liver diseases’ and ‘irreversible liver diseases’ including the complications related to chronic liver diseases in children and young adults. There will be focused discussion about the potential therapeutic targets for halting the progression of fibrosis in ‘irreversible liver disease’. The conference will also provide a platform to further research into current and potential anti-fibrotic therapies and reach our final goal of halting/reversing progression of all liver diseases. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available
Feb 05 - 09, 2018 | EUR €850 | Head and Neck Surgery
Bruges, West Flanders
Head and Neck MRI is organized by Erasmus Course on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (EMRI) and will be held during Feb 05 - 09, 2018 at Congress Center Oud Sint Jan, Bruges, West Flanders, Belgium. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available
Feb 08 - 09, 2018 | EUR €295 | Cardiology
37th Annual Congress of the Belgian Society of Cardiology (BSC) is organized by Belgian Society of Cardiology (BSC) and will be held during Feb 08 - 09, 2018 at Square - Brussels Meeting Centre, Brussels, Brussel, Belgium. The target audience for this medical event is Cardiologists. Conference Highlights are : • Dedicated BSC Working Group sessions, with best abstract presentations highlighting new information of the different cardiac subspecialities. • The ESC-BSC joint session will not only present but also challenge the new guidelines on valvular heart disease. • The College of Cardiology will present an update of quality handbook with focus on heart failure clinics. Socio-economical sessions will cover organisational aspects of the cardiology profession. • Laureate lectures and awards ceremony; Best Poster, Young Investigator, Leon Dumont prize, the new Belgian research prize. • Industry-supported satellite symposia will give the floor to high-level international speakers, presenting different cardiologic topics. • The final session, the “clash of the Titans”, will be a lively knowledge competition between teams and the audience. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 08 - 10, 2018 | EUR €1050 | Orthopedics
Liege, Region Wallonne
AOTrauma Course - Basic Principles of Fracture Management is organized by AOTrauma and will be held during Feb 08 - 10, 2018 at The Domaine des Hautes Fagnes, Liege, Region Wallonne, Belgium. Learning objectives : • Understand the concepts of stability, their influence on bone healing, and how to apply implants to achieve appropriate stability • Plan a treatment based on assessment, imaging, classification, and decision making • Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to the importance of soft tissue • Treat fractures using different application techniques • Evaluate and recognize the special problems related to fractures in the immature skeleton, pelvic injuries, osteoporotic fractures, postoperative infection, and delayed union and/or nonunion Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 21 - 23, 2018 | CME 22.00 | Free | Gastroenterology
The 30th Belgian Week of Gastroenterology is organized by Belgian Week of Gastroenterology and will be held during Feb 21 - 23, 2018 at Hilton Antwerp Old Town, Antwerpen, Belgium. The target audience for this medical event is gastroenterologist. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22 Credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 23, 2018 | USD $2950 | Radiology | Anesthesiology
New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Boot Camps is organized by New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) and will be held during Feb 22 - 23, 2018 at Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg A. V, Genk, Limbourg, Belgium. Course Description : The course is structured to give participants a back-to-back training on all aspects of orthopedic regional anesthesia from premedication, selection of regional anesthesia procedures, regional anesthesia administration, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. The training will fluctuate between interactive didactic lessons in between the cases, to review the pertinent technique details before and after each regional anesthesia procedure. NYSORA’s team will also include an additional expert who will assure that all participants receive sufficient personalized, one-on-one training. The participants will join NYSORA team administering between 15 and 30 nerve block procedures in patients. The nerve block procedures will include: interscalene blocks, supraclavicular blocks, infraclavicular blocks, auxiliary blocks, high and low fascia iliaca blocks, femoral nerve blocks, femoral triangle and adductor canal blocks, saphenous blocks, sciatic blocks, popliteal blocks, ankle blocks, posterior tibial blocks, femoral blocks, forearm and cutaneous blocks. Course Objectives are : • Bullet-proof medical-legal documentation of regional anesthesia procedures. • Hands-on technique and clinical demonstration of monitoring of peripheral nerve block procedures. • Demonstration of needle nerve contacts and maneuvers to inject local anesthetic safely. • Clinical examples (in patients) of local anesthetic distribution that leads to safe and successful peripheral nerve block procedures. • Step by step standardized approach to most extremity block procedures. • Selection of specific local anesthetic mixtures and additives for specific patient and surgery scenarios. • Anatomy pattern recognition in patients and models throughout both days of training. • Access to a multitude of patient management protocols. • Understanding of multi-modal analgesia protocols for total knee and total hip arthroplasty. • 3-D anatomy and NYSORA’s Reverse Ultrasound Anatomy programs. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 24, 2018 | Free | Oncology
Ostend, East Flanders
Belgian Society of Medical Oncology (BSMO) 20th Annual Meeting is organized by Belgian Society of Medical Oncology (BSMO) and will be held during Feb 22 - 24, 2018 at Thermae Palace Hotel, Ostende, East Flanders, Belgium. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.