PHOTOS FROM THE CONGRESS
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Getting to the Congress Venue and getting around
Find useful information on traveling around Zürich. MORE INFORMATION HERE
Practical hands-on course in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and Exercises on the da Vinci Robotic Surgical Systems
Perform a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on a porcine model assisted by experienced instructors or gain initial experience and impressions of the da Vinci surgical system and its clinical applications and are interested in further training or education.
Registration is mandatory and possible on the congress webpage. Places are limited and allotted on a "first come, first served" basis.
See more information HERE
The 11th Congress starts with Pre-Congress Courses. Do not forget to reserve a place.
The 11th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – European Chapter (IFSO-EC), IFSO-EC 2023, Zürich, Switzerland, 03/05/2023-06/05/2023 has been granted 20 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).
The Swiss Association of Registered Dietitians accreditation
We are pleased to inform you that an application for SVDE ASDD accreditation has been successfully accepted as follows:
18 SVDE ASDD Credits
|3 May 2023
|6 SVDE ASDD Credits
|4 May 2023
|10 SVDE ASDD Credits
|5 May 2023
|9 SVDE ASDD Credits
|6 May 2023
|4 SVDE ASDD Credits
The Swiss Society of Gastroenterology (SGG) accreditation
IFSO-EC 2023 "Endoscopic suturing procedures for weight loss" Session (on Thursday, 4 May 14:30–16:00) has been granted 3 CME points by the Swiss Society of Gastroenterology.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
It´s my great pleasure and honour to welcome you to the 11th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – European Chapter (IFSO-EC), which is going to be held in Zürich, Switzerland on May 4-6, 2023.
Together with the scientific committee, the IFSO-EC Excecutive council, and the local organizing committee we anticipated to design an excellent program attracting bariatric/metabolic surgeons, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, researchers in the field of obesity, and allied health specialists. Pre-congress courses will be offered, state-of-the-art lectures, interdisciplinary and interprofessional panel discussions, abstract sessions on the latest scientific work and video presentations will provide a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and ideas in an open and friendly atmospherere.
In the heart of Europe, Zurich is easy to reach with over 170 direct flights from all over the world. The airport is only 10min away from the city centre. Travelling by train is comfortable and usually on time. The newly renovated congress centre is located in the middle of the city, directly on the lake with a spectacular view from all lecture halls across the lake into the Swiss Alps. Several pre-booked hotel accommodations are offered within walking distance of the Congress Centre. From Zürich a number of tourist attractions of Switzerland can be reached within 1-3 hours by train.
We are sure that you will gain several benefits from your participation in the Congress not only from a scientific point of view but also by meeting old friends and new colleagues.
Looking forward to meet all of you in Zürich 2023!
IFSO-EC 2023 Congress President
IFSO-EC 2023 is Ethical Medtech Compliant
We are glad to announce that the 11th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders - European Chapter, taking place on 4-6 May 2023, with the EMT 31529 is vetted COMPLIANT by Ethical Medtech. Find the decision HERE
Abstract Submission Has been Closed
Be part of the 11th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – European Chapter (IFSO-EC), which is going to be held in Zürich, Switzerland on May 4-6, 2023 and REGISTER FOR THE CONGRESS
22 November 2022
16 November 2022
Abstract Submission Opens
15 January 2023 25 January 2023
Abstract Submission Deadline
February/ March 2023
Notification to Authors of Submitted Abstracts
13 March 2023
Early Registration Deadline
4–6 May 2023
We have been informed that participants of the IFSO-EC 2023 Congress are receiving emails regarding the "2nd International Conference on Bariatrics Surgery" scheduled on March 2-4, 2023, in Zurich, Switzerland.
Please be aware that this event is not organized by GUARANT international and is not under the auspices of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – European Chapter (IFSO-EC).If you have any questions, contact us at email@example.com