Dear Friends and Colleagues,
It is a great pleasure for us to invite you to the 17th Annual Congress of the European Paediatric Surgeons’ Association, that will take place from the 15th to the 18th of June 2016 in Milano, Italy.
As you are all aware, EUPSA annual Congress is a prestigious scientific event, attracting hundreds of Surgeons from all over Europe and also from many places in the world, and we are very proud to host it in our beautiful city!
As an unique occasion to share knowledge, experiences, projects and ideas, our meeting will provide rich Scientific Sessions, Courses and “Meet the Expert Lunches” held by international experts, Posterwalks and social moments to learn and discuss about all fields of our beautiful Specialty.
Our Centers will cooperate under the University of Milano to realize the EUPSA Meeting; the Congress Venue is located in the heart of the city, close to the Duomo, in the historical building of the University of Milan. The correlate Events will also take place in the old city, in fascinating monumental places.
Milano is easily reachable from every part of Europe, located in a strategic position in the heart of Northern Italy, well-equipped with three international airports and many crucial national and international road and railway connections.
It is the major financial city in Italy as well as the most relevant centre for publishing industry and manufacturing, one of the world’s capitals of fashion and design and one of the most important Italian university poles. It is also rich of artistic and architectural sites that make the city an attractive centre for tourism and cultural activities. The Scala Theatre is the temple of the Opera and many performances and entertainment take place in the city's theaters.
Staying in Milan is an exciting experience and we very much look forward to welcoming you in June 2016, to spend together rich and memorable days.
Giovanna Riccipetitoni and Ernesto Leva
Chairpersons, Local Organizing Committee
On behalf of the EUPSA Executive Board it gives me a great pleasure to invite you to the 17th European Congress of Pediatric Surgery in Milano, Italy.
With EUPSA´s focus on clinical and experimental research, there are bound to be interesting speakers and presentations emphasizing the future of our field. Scientific sessions and poster presentations will be complemented by numerous special lectures an meet the expert lunches. The exhibit hall will showcase the latest techniques, advances, trends and equipment for pediatric surgery.
The exponential output of knowledge and data in our field requires communication between colleges and researchers from all subspecialties of pediatric surgery. EUPSA will provide again an excellent communication platform during the scientific sessions and social activities of the congress.
We are very grateful to our congress president Professor Giovanna Riccipetitoni for arranging this event in Milano, one of the world´s leading tourist and shopping destinations with a wonderful cultural heritage.
Let us enjoy the promising program together with colleges and friends from Europe and all over the world.
I am looking very much forward to seeing you in Milano in 2016!
Registration will open on January 2016