ACPGBI 2020 Annual Meeting

6 Jul -
8 Jul 20
06 July - 08 July 2020
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Edinburgh, Scotland


The TIME talks Breaking trials
Research extravaganza
Keynote lectures on:
functional outcomes after rectal cancer surgery
power of digital technology in surgery
IBD surgery in an era of biologics
Invited Dukes’ guest lecture
Dukes’ Club INSPIRE2020 programme
Colorectal FOCUS (Monday morning):
ACPGBI’s 3-year rolling programme
Core Consultant updates
Spotlight on emergency general surgery
Update on Tripartite 2020 Vision international collaborations Podium presentation of outstanding submitted abstracts

Abstract Submission

3 new submission categories

  • Nursing*
  • Patient-reported outcomes/qualitative studies
  • Tripartite 2020 vision collaborations

*Nurses are welcome to submit an abstract in any category

Deadline for Abstracts

20 January 2020

Programme Committee

Representative Role
Nicola Fearnhead President
Charles Maxwell-Armstrong Honorary Secretary
Seamus Kelly Honorary Treasurer
Steven Brown President Elect
Peter Sagar President-in-Waiting
Austin Acheson Chair Research & Audit
Laura Hancock Chair Education & Training
Ciaran Walsh Chair Multidisciplinary Committee
Shahab Siddiqi Chair External Affairs
Deena Harji President Dukes Club 2019 – 2020
Peter Vaughan-Shaw President Dukes Club 2020 – 2021
Professor Robert Arnott Chair of Patient Liaison Group
Gabrielle Thorpe Chair Association of Coloproctology Nurses
Andrew Williams Pelvic Floor Society Chair
Peter Rowbottom Chief Executive Officer of BDRF
Susan Moug Scottish Representative
John Burke Irish Representative
Michael Davies Welsh Representative
Jared Torkington International Representative
James Wheeler Assistant Honorary Secretary
Athur Harikrishnan Assistant Honorary Treasurer
Patricia Boorman Colorectal FOCUS Programme Liaison
James Tiernan Colorectal FOCUS Programme Liaison
Timothy Cook Invited Representative
Matthew Lee Invited Representative
Support Staff  
Adele Sutton ACPGBI Administration & Events Manager
Nicole Taub ACPGBI Membership & Marketing Manager
Kate Liversidge Integrity International Events Ltd
Graeme King Integrity International Events Ltd

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