Empowering the young generation of surgeons

✓ Global outlook
✓ Top-notch speakers

✓ Networking opportunities
✓ New ideas

The event where the top names in the field reveal their best kept secrets and give hands-on advice to the next generation of surgeons. The 2022 summit will explore tissue reconstruction, complications, and innovations from the perspective of personalized medicine.

Topics

01. 3-D Technology 3-D Technology: from innovation to personalization In the past, patients were fit into new advances that were available. Now, 3-D technology can fit onto each individual. 02. Tissue replacement Tissue Replacement in CMF: from the lab to the patient Advances in regenerative medicine and 3D printing will enable the growth of patient specific bone and cartilage implants. We are at the threshold of a new era in reconstructive CMF surgery! 03. Complications Complications: preventions and personalized solutions Personalized medicine is revolutionizing surgery, allowing us to give patients the best treatments and reducing potential side effects. Complications can only be prevented by thorough patient assessment, knowing the principles of surgery, attention to detail and knowing one's limitations. MARCH 25-27, 2021 TOPIC

Slide Read more The abstract submission for oral presentations and e-posters is currently closed!

Speakers

Borsuk KEYNOTE SPEAKER Daniel
Borsuk
Daniel Borsuk is the chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Université de Montreal Pediatric Teaching Hospital Sainte-Justine in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is driven by the mission of offering patients the gold standard of health care through a combination of science, technology, engineering, and art. Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Montreal
Jill Helms KEYNOTE SPEAKER Jill
Helms
Professor of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at Stanford University Responsible for multiple research programs composed of international and national collaborations, and educating future clinicians and scientists, Jill Helms believes education is the single greatest tool to improving human health. She is committed to transforming the way people think about science and emphasizing its contribution to their daily lives.
Leemans KEYNOTE SPEAKER René
Leemans
With special interests in head and neck oncology, reconstructive and microvascular surgery and basic research, René has made internationally recognized contribution to cancer care, research and education in head and neck oncology. Chair of the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department at the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam
Fernandes KEYNOTE SPEAKER Rui
Fernandes
Rui Fernandes serves as the chief of head and neck surgery, director of the University of Florida Head and Neck/Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, and director of the Center for Reconstructive Surgery. Rui is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (ad hominem) and is a member of many surgical and medical associations in the United States. Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, Neurosurgery and Orthopedics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville Rui Fernandes keynote speaker FACE AHEAD 2021
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Tickets

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ABSTRACT SUBMITTERS ONLY
Full Summit Pass

EUR 555
( EUR   950 )
  • Two-day summit pass
  • Access to one-on-one networking sessions
  • Coffee breaks and lunches
  • Access to exhibition floor
  • Access to mobile app
  • Access to poster sessions
  • Access to small groups discussions
  • Access to networking events (Thursday and Friday evening)

EARLY BIRD
Full Summit Pass

EUR 750
( EUR   850 )
  • Two-day summit pass
  • Access to one-on-one networking sessions
  • Coffee breaks and lunches
  • Access to exhibition floor
  • Access to mobile app
  • Access to poster sessions
  • Access to small groups discussions
  • Access to networking events (Thursday and Friday evening)

ONLINE PASS
 

FREE
( EUR   110  for non-members)
  • Access to all live streamed sessions
  • Access to all recorded sessions for 30 days
  • Access to on demand content
  • Interact live with speakers during the coffee breaks' chat
  • Networking opportunities during the summit via the app

Location

EVENT VENUE

Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel

Plaza España 6-8, Barcelona, Spain

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Get to the venue

SHUTTLE BUS

From the airport, you can take the direct Aérobus until Plaza España. The trip takes around 20 minutes and leaves every 5-10 min from Terminal 1. Alternative bus connections are also available.

CAR

There is a car parking available at the hotel, at the cost of EUR 22 per day.

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Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

The Catalonia Barcelona Plaza is a four-star hotel in Plaza de España square, close to Fira de Barcelona.

All speakers will be staying at this hotel as well! Take the opportunity to have breakfast while networking.

Updates

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