ASiT Conference 2013


ASiT Conference | Manchester | Fri 5 – Sun 7 April 2013

The 2013 ASiT Conference will be held in the striking Manchester Central Convention Complex. Over 600 delegates attended our 2012 meeting in Cardiff. Educational pre-conference courses, an interactive and informative programme, and our famous Gala Dinner party make this essential for all surgical trainees.


About the Conference

Educational pre-conference courses, an interactive and informative programme, and our famous Gala Dinner party make the ASiT Conference essential for all surgical trainees.

Registration CLOSED

Registration NOW CLOSED. Registration is available online, and we advise that pre-conference course places need to be booked early before they sell out.

Abstract Submission CLOSED

Abstract submission closed midnight Sun 27 Jan. The ASiT Conference is the ideal forum in which to present your audit and research work to other surgical trainees.

Conference Programme

Educational pre-conference courses, an interactive and informative conference programme and a memorable Gala Dinner party will make this event the highlight of the year for surgical trainees.


Pre-Conference Courses

Pre-Conference courses take place on Fri 5 April 2013. We are able to offer even more course choice and places on courses this year. Early booking is advised as places will sell out.

Sheffield Cutlers Hall Banquet Hall

Welcome Drinks Reception & Light Meal

Join our free Drinks Reception and Light Meal on the Friday night following our pre-conference courses. We hope this will encourage both those attending the Friday courses and early arrivals to come and socialise.


Charity Gala Dinner Party

Our famous Charity Gala Dinner Party will be held at The Midland Hotel, Manchester in aid of LifeBox. Tickets are £25 for full ASiT members

Surgical Trainee Prizes

Prestigious awards are made to the best trainee abstracts in their respective categories at the ASiT Conference.

Sheffield hotel


Take advantage of a complimentary accommodation discount booking service offered by the local conference bureau. Click here for further details.

Travel to and around Manchester

Maps and details of transport options for getting to Manchester are available within this section, together with conference venue details.

Poster (NOT ABSTRACT) submission

For the first time, posters presented at the ASiT Conference can be published online after the meeting at

Presenter Information

Below you can find information for delegates with accepted poster presentations.

Discover Manchester

Make the most of all Manchester has to offer during your visit. Find out what's on offer here, whether you're after bars, restaurants, art, sport or simply a taxi number.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

ASiT is actively looking for potential commercial sponsors who would be interested in supporting our educational activities and charitable objectives.


Details of relevant contact persons can be found within this section.


Videos of Highlighted Talks from ASiT 2013 Conference

Footage of highlighted talks from the ASiT 2013 Conference can be found here

Surgical Tools

Abstract Book

ASiT 2013 Conference Abstract Book if viewable here

Conference 2013 Photographs

Photos from the 2013 Conference are available to view here

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