You will find the photo gallery of the 1st IFSO-EC 2017 Symposium when you click on the picture below.
28. 3. 2017
1st IFSO-EC 2017 Symposium, II Mediterranean Obesity Surgery Summit (MOSS), and the Bariatric and Metabolic Live Surgery Symposium was granted 14 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
27. 3. 2017
The Scientific Programme has been released
7. 2. 2017
Over 140 abstracts have been submitted! Thanks to all authors for their contributions.
Registration includes attending the full symposium and scientific sessions. Refreshment during the official breaks is included.
On-Site Registration Desk (Opening hours)
The Registration Desk on site will be located at the Ground Floor (by the main entrance), and will be open as follows:
|Thursday, May 11, 2017||08:00–18:30|
|Friday, May 12, 2017||08:30–19:00|
|Saturday, May 13, 2017||08:30–12:30|
All delegates will receive a badge. Participants are kindly requested to wear their badges throughout the Symposium, even at the social events. The replacement of lost or forgotten badges carries a € 25 charge. In order to facilitate the duplication of the badge, please present a copy of your registration confirmation as proof.
Venue Floor plan
Auditorium is the main hall of the IFSO-EC 2017 Symposium, located on the ground floor, in part Continental, of the Royal Continental Hotel. Parallel sessions are the rooms Vesuvio and Posillipo located on the 10th floor in part Royal of the Royal Continental Hotel. The exhibition and refreshments will be served in the Hall Continental. Please see the disposition plan below:
All sessions will be held in English only. No translation will be provided.
Instructions for Oral and E-poster presentations
Find all the relevant information on Exhibition floorplan, Exhibitors and Exhibition opening hours under the folder EXHIBITION
|October 31, 2016||Abstract submission opening|
|Abstract submission deadline|
|first week in March||Notitification about abstract acceptance / rejection|
|March 31, 2017||Early registration deadline|
|May 11 – 13, 2017||IFSO-EC 2017 Symposium & II MOSS|
Welcome message from the Symposium President
Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends,
In spring 2017, for the first time in conjunction with the IFSO European Chapter, I will host, in Naples, the 2nd Mediterranean Obesity Surgery Summit (MOSS) combined, as a tradition, with the Bariatric and Metabolic Live Surgery Symposium, on May 11–13, 2017.
Welcome message from the IFSO-EC President
As current president of the IFSO-EC, it is my privilege to announce and invite you to the first IFSO European Chapter Symposium, which will be held together with the 2nd Mediterranean Obesity surgery summit and the Bariatric and Metabolic Live Surgery symposium in Naples, May 11–13, 2017 under the Presidency of Prof. Luigi Angrisani.