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ASiT Conference 2019 - Abstract submission deadline extended
ASiT International Surgical Conference 2019


NEW Abstract Submission Closing date23:59Friday 11th January 2019

In order to give those sitting MRCS part A on the 8th January 2019 enough opportunity to submit abstracts to ASiT 2019, we have decided to extend the abstract deadline to Friday 11th January 2019. 

The ASiT International Surgical Conference 2019 will be held in the impressive City of Belfast! 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 commencing4th February 2019
Register here
Submit your abstract here

All accepted abstracts presented at the conference will be published in the British Journal of Surgery.

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). Abstracts will be considered for award of one of 25 prizes, spanning all specialties and abstract themes.
Please ensure the rules of submission are read before submitting your abstract.  Please CLICK HERE to view submission rules. 
Why submit your abstracts to the 2019 ASiT Conference?
Authors of the highest rated abstracts will be invited to present in the prestigious conference oral sessions to some of the most influential members of the U.K. and Ireland surgical community
Poster presentations will allow successful delegates the opportunity to gain expert & peer-feedback on their research and audit
Network with hundreds of other trainees and faculty/speakers in the incredible Belfast City Hall at our 2019 Charity Gala Dinner 

The ASiT Medal andPoster Prizes are highly prestigious and include a significant cash prize (20 available in total!)
Following the conference, accepted abstracts will be published in an supplement in the British Journal of Surgery
ASiT presentation can be used as an example of national presentationfor your CST, St3 interviews, or your ARCP.
Pre-Conference Courses
Attending the ASiT conference?
Why not take advantage of one of ASiT's low-cost, high-quality pre-conference courses? 14 courses to choose from, suitable for trainees of all stages of training.

Take advantage of the largest EVER ASiT range of pre-conference courses!
CLICK HERE to book a course

Sign up today to avoid disappointment!
  • 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 Core Skills in Urology
  • ASiT ENT Skills Course
  • ASIT Plastic Surgery Skills Course
  • ASiT Oral + Maxillofacial Surgery Skills Course
  • ASiT Major Trauma Surgery Skills Course (Royal London Trauma Masters)
Wanting to submit abstracts to ASiT 2019 but worried about young ones? 

Fear not! Baby feeding rooms with live conference streams + crèche now confirmed! Simply email by 2nd Feb if you want to book in for the crèche!
Hotel Booking
ASIT has negotiated special accommodation rates with Hilton Belfast Waterfront for the ASiT International Surgical Conference 2019.  Click HERE to find the best rates. 
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