ASiT International Surgical Conference 2018


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ASiT International Surgical Conference 2018

The ASiT International Surgical Conference 2018 will be held in the impressive City of Edinburgh. This is your chance to socialise with over 700 fellow trainees from all 10 surgical specialities, listen to latest updates in clinical practice, training and workforce issues, and hear what the future holds for us all in surgical training.
Take advantage of the early bird rate and register now.
Early bird rate ends 24 hours after abstract announcement, week commencing 12th February 2018


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Submit your abstract here


Abstract submission now open!
Closing date: 23:59, Monday 22nd January 2018

Abstracts summarising audits, original research, pilot-projects, case reports, systematic reviews or meta-analyses are invited from trainees in all ten surgical specialities and medical students.

We warmly welcome international trainee submissions from outside the UK and Ireland.

Abstracts undergo rigorous and anonymous peer-review by a minimum of three reviewers. The highest scoring abstracts are accepted for presentation (eitheroral or poster). For more details about abstract submissions, rules and categories, please see:

All accepted abstracts presented at the conference will be published in Elsevier’s International Journal of Surgery.*

Abstracts will be considered for award of one of 25 prizes, spanning all specialties and abstract themes. For more prize details please CLICK HERE.
Please ensure the rules of submission are read before submitting your abstract.  Please CLICK HERE to view submission rules. 

*Access to abstracts will be free for two months for those without an IJS subscription. Please note, it can take up to 8 months for abstracts to be published.


Why submit your abstracts to the 2018 ASiT Conference?



Pre-Conference Courses


Attending the ASiT conference?
Why not take advantage of one of ASiT’s low-cost, high-quality pre-conference courses? 10 courses to choose from, suitable for trainees of all stages of training.
CLICK HERE to book a course

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  • ASIT Core Laparoscopic Skills
  • ASIT/Stryker Foundation Skills in Orthopaedics
  • ASiT Core Neurosurgical Skills
  • ASiT Basic Skills in Vascular Surgery
  • ASiT Research Skills Course
  • RCSEd NOTSS Course
  • ASiT Cardiothoracic Course
  • ASiT Leadership in Surgery course
  • ASiT Global Surgery Course
  • ASiT Introduction to Urology
Hotel Booking
ASIT has negotiated special accommodation rates with Convention Edinburgh for the ASiT International Surgical Conference 2018.  Click HERE to find the best rates.