Congress Dates

September 5-6, 2019


Congress Venue

Patalya Thermal Resort Hotel
Ankara, Turkey

Tel: +90 312 736 0200


Congress Web Site

The official web site of the congress is For updated information and other details related to the congress please visit the site.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Abstracts Submission Opens                           April 5, 2019
Abstracts Submission Closes                           May 31, 2019
Notification of Abstract Results                       July 5, 2019
Early Registration Ends                                   August 1, 2019

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission will commence on April 5, 2019 and close on May 31, 2019

Abstracts are accepted online only and only in the format provided in the abstract form. The abstract form can be downloaded from the abstract submission site online. 


Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts will be accepted in English only.
  • Abstracts should not exceed 500 words in length.
  • Tables and graphs/photos may be submitted.  
  • There will be no limitations on the number of abstracts that may be submitted and no fees associated with submission of an abstract.
  • A preference for Poster or Oral Presentation must be indicated at the time of submission. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to accept abstracts as either oral or poster presentations, regardless of the preference indicated by the authors at the time of submission.
  • Abstract notifications will be sent out by July 5, 2019. If you have not received a notification letter regarding your submitted abstract by that date, please contact
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to allocate abstracts to sessions as they see fit in accordance with the overall program objectives.
  • Presenting authors of accepted abstracts must be registered for the congress and must confirm their attendance after acceptance of their abstract. Abstracts that have not been confirmed by July 20, 2019, will not be included in the scientific program or abstract book.
  • Please check the website at regular intervals for updates and further details on oral and poster presentations.


Registration for the congress can be completed online via the congress website
On-Site registration will also be available September 5, 2019 from 08.00 to 17.00 and on September 6 from 08.00 to 12.00.  

The registration fee for the delegates includes:

  • Access to the scientific sessions and the exhibition area
  • Congress badge
  • Conference bag (containing a copy of the final program and the abstract book)
  • Lunch
  • Coffee breaks
  • Invitation to the Welcome Reception
  • Invitation to the Gala Dinner

The registration fee for the accompanying person includes:

  • Invitation to the welcome reception
  • Ticket to the Gala Dinner

Registration Table
(Early registration ends on August 1, 2019)

Early  (Before August 1, 2019) Late and On-Site  Categories

$ 200

$ 250

Members of American College of Surgeons

$ 300

$ 350


$ 50

$ 75

Accompanying Persons

$ 0

$ 0

Students & Residents*†

*Documentation must be provided to prove status.
Registration for Students/Residents only covers scientific sessions and does not include access to social events.


Only delegates with conference badges shall be allowed to attend the scientific sessions.

Certificate Of Attendance

A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the registration desk at the close of the congress.


The Congress Secretariat is the official housing bureau for the Congress and will offer assistance with the housing requirements of all delegates. Hotel accommodation bookings can be made at the time of registration via the congress website. 


Official Congress Hotel


Single Occupancy

Double Occupancy

Patalya Hotel



Prices are per night (breakfast and VAT incl.)