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PRESIDENTS’ MESSAGE

The Hellenic Professional Association of General Surgeons (HPAGS), in collaboration with the Hellenic Romanian Surgery Society (HEROES), are organizing the International Congress of General Surgery within the framework of the 5th Panhellenic Congress of General Surgeons of Greece, that will be held on 25-27 September 2020 at the“Pantelidis Hotel” in Ptolemaida.

It is a great pleasure to invite you to our Congress, during which we shall be able to exchange ideas and have a constructive discussion on controversies in surgery.

Surgeons and physicians of other specialties with great clinical experience from Greece and abroad, will contribute to the full and comprehensive presentation of scientific subjects and the coordination of fruitful discussions.

Dear colleagues, as we are sure for the quality and the high level of the Congress, we hope that you will honor us with your presence and your active participation in Ptolemaida.

Yours sincerely,

The Presidents

Konstantinos Sapalidis
Associate Professor of Surgery
School of Health Sciences
School of Medicine, AUTH

Valeriu Surlin
Professor of Surgery
UMF Craiova Romania

Isaak Kesisoglou
Professor of Surgery
School of Health Sciences
School of Medicine, AUTH

Nikolaos Roukounakis
Head of 1st Surgical Department “Evangelismos” General Hospital
Former President of the Hellenic Association of Endocrine Gland Surgery

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HELLENIC PROFESSIONAL UNION OF GENERAL SURGEONS

PRESIDENT

ANTONIOS MICHALOPOULOS

HONORARY PRESIDENT

GEORGIOS BASDANIS

VICE-PRESIDENT

THEODOROS PAVLIDIS

SECRETARY

KONSTANTINOS SAPALIDIS

TREASURER

STILIANOS APOSTOLIDIS

MEMBERS

VASILEIOS PAPAZIOGAS
CHRISTOFOROS EFTHIMIADIS

HELLENIC ROMANIAN SURGERY SOCIETY

PRESIDENT

KONSTANTINOS SAPALIDIS

VICE-PRESIDENT

MARIAN MUNTEANU

SECRETARY

ALEXANDRU CLAUDIU MUNTEANU

TREASURER

STEFAN PATRASCU

MEMBERS

ALIN GEORGE STOICA
DAN CARTU
MIRCEA PIRSCOVEANU
KONSTANTINOS ROMANIDIS
ATHANASIOS KATSAOUNIS

COMMITTEES

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

PRESIDENTS

KONSTANTINOS SAPALIDIS
MARIN VALERIU SURLIN
ISAAK KESISOGLOU
NIKOLAOS ROUKOUNAKIS

VICE-PRESIDENTS

CHRISTOFOROS KOSMIDIS
STELIAN PANTEA

SECRETARIES

ALEXANDRU CLAUDIU MUNTEANU
KONTSANTINOS ROMANIDIS

TREASURER

GEORGIOS TSOULFAS

MEMBERS

GRIGORIOS CHATZIMAVROUDIS
ΚONSTANTINOS CHATZIMISIOS
ΑNESTIS CHIOTIS
CHRISTOS CHRISTAKIS
CHARALAMBOS DEMERTZIDIS
MICHAIL DOULGERAKIS
ΙOANNIS FARDELAS
ALEXANDROS GIAKOUSTIDIS
KLEANTHIS GIANNOULIS
ΑΤΗΑΝΑSIOS ΚΑΤSAOUNIS
CHARILAOS ΚΟULOURIS
ΕFSTATHIOS ΚOTIDIS
ΙΟΑΝΝIS ΜΑΤΖOROS
ΝΙΚΟLAOS ΜΙCHALOPOULOS
DIMITRIOS NASTOS
THEODOSIOS PAPAVRAMIDIS
DΑΝΙIL PARAMITHIOTIS
ΕFSTATHIOS PAVLIDIS
PΑΝΑGIOTIS PETRAS
ΜΑΝΟUSOS PRAMATEUTAKIS
ΚYRIAKOS PSARRAS
ΝΙΚOLAOS SYMEONIDIS
ΟRESTIS TSIRIPIDIS
KONSTANTINOS VLACHOS
NΙΚΟLAOS ZANDES
GEORGIOS ΖACHARIOUDAKIS
GEORGIOS N. ZOGRAFOS

ADRIAN BARTOS
DANA BARTOS
MIRCEA BRATUCU
IULIAN BREZEAN
VLAD OLIMPIU BUTURCA
DAN CARTU
MIHAI CIORBAGIU
MΑRIUS EUGEN CIUREA
EUGEN FLORIN GEORGESCU
ΙON GEORGESCU
ALEXANDRU MARIAN GOGANAU
VALENTIN GRIGOREAN
IOANA IANCU
DAVID VLAD LAURENTIU
DANIELA MARINESCU
DRAGOS MARGARITESCU
CECIL MIREA
STELIAN MOGOANTA
CALIN MOLNAR
CLAUDIU MOLNAR
ALEXANDRU CLAUDIU MUNTEANU
MARIAN MUNTEANU
CRISTIAN MARIUS NICA
COSMIN NICOLESCU
COSMIN OBLEAGA
STELIAN PANTEA
STEFAN PATRASCU
TRAIAN PATRASCU
MIRCEA PIRSCOVEANU
IACOB EMIL RADU
PETRU RADU
SANDU RAMBOIU
MICHAEL SCHENKER
ALIN GEORGE STOICA
VICTOR STRAMBU
ΜARIN VALERIU SURLIN
CITTO IULIAN TAISESCU
LIVIU VASILE
DANIEL IONICA VILCEA

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

HONORARY PRESIDENTS

GEORGIOS BASDANIS
NIKOLAOS CHARLAFTIS
EMMANOUIL CHRISTOFORIDIS
NIKOLAOS DELIGIANNIDIS
ORESTIS GAMVROS
ATHANASIOS LIOUPIS
IOANNIS MAKRIS
GEORGIOS MARAKIS
SPIROS PAPAVRAMIDIS
ATHANASIOS SAKANTAMIS
CHARALAMBOS SPYRIDIS

EUGEN BRĂTUCU
TUDOREL CIUREA
ION GEORGESCU
FANE GHELASE
FLORIN POPA
ION ROGOVEANU

PRESIDENT

ALEXANDROS POLYXRONIDIS

MEMBERS

SΤΑΜΑΤΙΟS AGGELOPOULOS
ΜICHAIL ΑLATSAKIS
STYLIANOS APOSTOLIDIS
ΚONSTANTINOS BALLAS
ΙOANNIS GALANIS
DIMITRIOS GIAKOUSTIDIS
ELENI EFRAIMIDOY
KONSTANTINOS IOANNIDIS
ΑPOSTOLOS ΚΑΜPAROUDIS
ΑNASTASIOS ΚΑRAGIANNAKIS
ΙOANNIS ΚΟUTELIDAKIS
ΙOANNIS LAZARIDIS
NIKOLAOS LYRATZOPOULOS
CHARIDIMOS MARKOGIANNAKIS
ΙΟΑΝNIS ΜΑROULIS
SPIRIDON MILIARAS
KONSTANTINOS MILIAS
VASILEIOS PAPADOPOULOS
VASILEIOS PAPAZIOGAS
ΕMMANOUIL PIKOULIS
ΜICHAIL PITIAKOUDIS
ΚΟNSTANTINOS SPANOS
ΚONSTANTINOS ΤΕPETES
GEORGIOS ΤΖΟVARAS
ΚΟΝSTANTINOS ΤSALIS
ΚYRIAKOS VAMVAKIDIS
DIMITRIOS ZACHAROULIS
THΕΜΙSTOKLIS ZEKERIDIS
GEORGIOS K. ZOGRAFOS

ADRIAN BARTOȘ
DANA BARTOȘ
EUGEN SORIN BOIA
EUGEN BRĂTUCU
IULIAN BREZEAN
ΜARIUS EUGEN CIUREA
MOLNAR VARLAM CLAUDIU
DAN GHEONEA
IOANA GHEONEA
VALENTIN GRIGOREAN
RADU EMIL IACOB
DAVID VLAD LAURENȚIU
CECIL MIREA
STELIAN MOGOANTA
CALIN MOLNAR
MARIAN MUNTEANU
CRISTIAN MARIUS NICA
STELIAN PANTEA
TRAIAN PĂTRAȘCU
CALIN POPOIU
ALIN GEORGE STOICA
MICHAEL SCHENKER
VICTOR STRÂMBU
ΜARIN VALERIU SURLIN
DANIEL IONICA VILCEA
DORU VILCEANU

UNDER THE AUSPICES

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Faculty of Health Sciences
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

School of Medicine
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Regional of Western Macedonia

Municipality of Eordea

SUPPORT

Fire Department

Hellenic Fire Academy

Greek Police Ptolemais

THEMATOLOGY
  • Surgical oncology
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Trauma
  • Bariatric and metabolic surgery
  • Surgical infections
  • Transplantations
  • Conflicts in surgical practice
  • Guidelines on surgery
  • Surgical training and simulation
  • Emergency surgery
  • Imaging and surgery
  • New technologies in surgery
  • Quality of life of surgical patients
  • Bioethics and deontology in the surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Sub-specialties in surgery
  • Clinical studies and research protocols in surgery
  • Specialized nursing in surgery
  • Artificial intelligence in surgery
  • ERAS protocols
  • One day clinic
REGISTRATION

 Interested parties can register by filling in online registration form. Participation is confirmed ONLY upon payment of the registration fee, which must be made no later than five (5) working days from registration, by sending the relevant proof of payment to the Secretariat of the Congress.

SPECIALISTS

120,00 €

RESIDENTS

80,00 €

NURSING STAFF

20,00 €

STUDENTS*

FREE

*Student’s ID is mandatory

Registration fee does not include VAT 24%

Registration cost includes:

  • Attendance to all scientific sessions of the congress
  • Printed conference material
  • Electronic certificate of attendance
  • Participation in coffee breaks and light lunches
  • Visiting the exhibition area
ACCOMMODATION

To facilitate all participants, a sufficient number of rooms has been provided at “Hotel Pantelidis”, “Hotel Ioannou Resort”, “Hotel Costis”, “Hotel Tereliotis”. The reservations will be booked on a fist come-first served basis. We advise all participants to proceed with their room reservations on time. The below rates are per night and per room type.

Hotel Pantelidis

SINGLE ROOM (cost per night) – 50,00 €
DOUBLE ROOM (cost per night) – 60,00 €
THREE BED ROOM (cost per night) – 70,00 €

Accommodation tax | 1,5€/per night

Hotel Ioannou Resort

DOUBLE ROOM (cost per night) – 55,00€
THREE BED ROOM (cost per night) – 65,00 €

Accommodation tax | 3,0€/per night

Hotel Costis

SINGLE ROOM (cost per night) – 38,00 €
DOUBLE ROOM (cost per night) – 63,00 €
THREE BED ROOM (cost per night) – 83,00 €

Accommodation tax | 0,5€/per night

Hotel Terelidis

SINGLE ROOM (cost per night) – 38,00 €
DOUBLE ROOM (cost per night) – 53,00 €

Accommodation tax | 1,5€/per night

The above-mentioned rates include:

  • daily breakfast buffet
  • all taxes except the residence tax, which is paid by the person staying at the reception upon departure
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

EXTENSION OF ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE UNTIL JULY 15th, 2020

The Scientific Program of the Congress will include
A) ORAL PRESENTATIONS
and
B) POSTERS

Those who are interested are invited to submit online the Abstract of their presentation or research until 30th June, 2020.
Abstracts must be submitted ONLY online via the Congress website.

Note:
Abstracts submitted by fax or electronically without using the online submission form will NOT be accepted.
All interested parties are kindly requested to study carefully the preparation and submission instructions in order to have a “Successful Submission” of their Abstract.

Important Dates
Deadline for the Submission of Abstracts: June 30, 2020.
Date of Informing about Acceptance /Rejection of Abstracts: July 15, 2020

Instructions for preparation & submission of abstracts
To submit the Abstract, read carefully the instructions and then click on the e-form.

Language
The Abstract must be submitted in the Greek and English language in Word format.

Size
The content of the Abstract should not exceed 250 wordsTable
Only one (1) Table /Chart /Picture can be included in every Abstract. Its size should correspond to 50 words (and should be calculated within the limit of 250 words in order to fit paper size A4). It must be saved in an image file format (jpg, jif e.t.c.) so as to be attached.

Structure/Layout
The Abstract should include the following sections:
o Introduction - Aim
o Material / Method
o Results
o Conclusions
Final formatting will not include paragraph spacing.

Title
The Title of the Abstract should appear in Upper Case letters (all Capital Letters). Do not use abbreviations (other than scientific ones). The title must not exceed 25 words.

Affiliation Details
In this field Affiliations of All Authors must be filled in (Department /Hospital /University /Foundation/ Institute etc). Use Numbering to correspond every Author with their Affiliation. Every Affiliation will be registered only once (not to be repeated for each Author). Should an Author have more than one Affiliation, use more than one Number (e.g. G. Papadopoulos 1,2).

Authors
The e-Form must be filled in by the Author who will be the Contact Person. The names of Authors (initial letter of first name and full surname) should be written in Lower Case characters (only the initial letters in Upper Case, e.g. G. Papadopoulos). It is also mandatory to underline the name of the Presenter (author presenting the paper) as well as his/her Scientific Title.

• Before submitting electronically your abstract, check for any potential errors or omissions. Once accepted, the abstract will be published exactly as it has been submitted. Should there be need for any corrections, changes, additions or removals, these must be sent to the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) prior to the Abstract Submission Deadline.

• Do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract. Avoid submitting a new Abstract to replace the previous one without first informing the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO).

All accepted papers will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee, who will classify them in thematic sessions and determine their final presentation type (Oral Presentation or Poster presentation). To determine the presentation type of every paper, the Scientific Committee will take into account both the authors’ preferred type of presentation and the organizational needs of the Conference. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject a paper if it does not meet the above requirements.

Once submitting your Abstract, you will receive an automatic reply to the e-mail address registered in the e-form confirming its successful submission.
Should you not receive the confirmation notification, you will have to resubmit your abstract, as this would mean unsuccessful submission of the form and failure of being recorded in the database. Or else, you can contact the Professional Congress Organizer (PCO) to have the problem resolved.

The Authors will receive notification about the acceptance or rejection of their paper, as well as all information relevant to their paper, on July 15, 2020 with a reply letter to the e-mail address that has been registered in the e-form.

1. In order for an Abstract to be included and presented in the Scientific Program of the Conference, it is required that at least one of the Authors of each abstract has paid the registration fee [pre-registration must be made at least three (3) weeks prior to the Conference date in order to have the participation confirmed).

2. Abstracts must be authentic and original. Papers that have been published in the past will not be accepted

For any further information /clarification /remark regarding your abstract, you can contact the Conference Secretariat.

Conference manager: Ms. Elena Gkouva
tel.: +30 2310 226250, +30 2310 219407
email: conference1@premium-events.gr

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Wolf Sanctuary

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Alpha Estate

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GENERAL INFORMATION OF THE CONGRESS

Dates
25 – 27 September 2020

Venue
«Pantelidis Hotel»
3rd km Ptolemaida-Florina Road
Ptolemaida 50200, Greece
(+30) 2463 053300
Ηow to find us

Language
The official language of the congress is English
Simultaneous translation from English to Romanian and from English to Greek will be available through the entire duration of the Congress

Website
www.eegx2020.gr

Accreditation

  • The Congress will be accredited by the EACCME-Institution of the UEMS.
  • Credit points for Continuing Nursing Training will be granted by the Greek Nurses’ Association.

Certificate of attendance
All participants of the Congress will be given a Certificate of Participation. In order to receive the Certificate, it is required to attend 60% of the total time of the scientific program, according to the EOF Circular (National Organisation for Medicines). Satellite ymposia and satellite lectures are not counted. The Certificates of Attendance will be sent by email, after the evaluation form of the congressis first submitted to the Congress Secretariat.

Badge
All participants will receive their nominal badge from the Congress Secretariat and are required to wear it throughout the Congress

Exhibition area
During the congress there will be an exhibition of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Organizer
Hellenic Professional Association of General Surgeons «ΗPAGS»
in co-operation with the Hellenic-Romanian Surgery Society «HEROES»

Contact-Information & Congress Secretariat

Τtel: 2310 226 250, 2310 219 407
Email:conference1@premium-events.gr
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