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ESGAR/ESCP Multidisciplinary Bowel Imaging Workshop

Workshop Date

October 4 - 5, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Workshop Venue

The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Plesmanlaan 121
NL - 1066 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Workshop Language

The workshop will be held in English.

Local Organiser

Prof. Regina G.H. Beets-Tan

Scientific Coordinators

Prof. Regina Beets-Tan (ESGAR), Amsterdam/NL
Prof. Emmanuel Tiret (ESCP), Paris/FR

Registration is closed.

R.G.H. Beets-Tan, Amsterdam/NL
C. Buskens, Amsterdam/NL
E. Coron, Nantes/FR
N. Figueiredo, Lisbon/PT
M. Laniado, Dresden/DE
P. Lefere, Roeselare/BE
J. Lefevre, Paris/FR
S. Pritchard, Manchester/UK
J. Stoker, Amsterdam/NL
V. Valentini, Rome/IT

October 4, 2018


08:45Introduction and aim of the course
09:00I. Treatment: which are the clinically relevant questions?
... from the surgeons
J. Lefevre/FR
09:20... from the radiation oncologistV. Valentini/IT
09:40II. Imaging: which are the answers from the radiologists?R.G.H. Beets-Tan/NL
10:30 Coffee break

I. Rectal cancer workshop: clinical case based discussions

II. Rectal cancer histopathology: what should we know?
14:00I. Treatment: which are the clinically relevant questionsC. Buskens/NL
14:25II. Imaging: how can imaging help in making a decisionJ. Stoker/NL
I. Complications after bowel surgery: what should we know?N. Figueiredo/PT
II. Imaging of postoperative complications: how accurate is CT?M. Laniado/DE
16:00Coffee break
16:30PLENARY WORKSHOP (1 x 45 min)
The postoperative abdomen: clinical case based discussionsM. Laniado/DE
17:15Welcome drinks

October 5, 2018

09:00I. Detection: how do the new diagnostic tools help the gastroenterologist?E. Coron/FR
09:25When can colonography replace colonoscopy?P. Lefere/BE
09:50II. Staging: what are the clinically relevant questions for staging colon cancer and the answers from the radiologists?R.G.H. Beets-Tan/NL
10:20Coffee break
11:00Multidisciplinary workshops (2 x 60 min)
Luminal and perianal Crohn’s disease: clinical case based discussionC. Buskens/NL
J. Stoker/NL
CTC workshop: clinical case based discussionsE. Coron/FR
P. Lefere/BE
13:00Group feedback and adjourn

Registration Fees

Radiologists, Physicians

ESGAR or ESCP Members

€ 400.00

Non Members

€ 590.00

Radiologists in Training (Residents)

ESGAR or ESCP Members

€ 250.00

Non Members

€ 350.00

Registration fee includes

  • access to lectures and interactive case discussions
  • final programme/syllabus
  • coffee breaks
  • lunch or lunchbox
  • certificate of attendance

The number of participants per workshop is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Together with the registration payment is necessary. Registrations as radiologist in training (Residents) must be accompanied by a confirmation of the head of the department confirming the status as Resident.

Registration is closed.

Cancellation policy

ESGAR offers the possibility of ensuring the registration with our partner “Europäische Reiseversicherung”. Thus, ESGAR will not refund any amount after a cancellation of registration itself. All requests have to be issued to the “Europäische Reiseversicherung” directly. Refunds will be given within the terms and conditions of the “Europäische Reiseversicherung”. All cancellations have to be made in writing (e-mail, fax or letter) to the Central ESGAR Office and confirmed.

By the course organiser: In case the minimum number of participants (less than 50 % of the expected number) has not been reached, ESGAR reserves the right to cancel a course at the latest 4 weeks prior its beginning. Registration fees will be refunded in full.

Participants have the opportunity to take out insurance for the registration fee only. This insurance applies in case of an unforeseen cancellation of participation at the ESGAR/ESCP Bowel Workshop and can be taken out together with your online registration. The cancellation insurance offered by Europäische Reiseversicherung covers up to 100 % of your registration fees in the event of your cancellation for any cause provided for in the insurance terms (Insurance form). Please read the insured reasons for cancellation carefully! In addition, Europäische Reiseversicherung will refund your registration fee for any days of the Congress not used by you when you are unable to finish the Congress due to an insured event.

Registration typeRegistration feeInsurance
ESGAR/ESCP Member€ 400.00€ 28.00
Non Member€ 590.00€ 41.00

Resident ESGAR/ESCP Member

€ 250.00€ 18.00
Resident Non Member€ 350.00€ 25.00

Payment of the premium has to be made together with payment of the registration fee. After payment you will find the Insurance Confirmation, which serves as proof of insurance in your "Personal ESGAR Account".

“The ESGAR/ESCP Multidisciplinary Bowel Imaging Workshop, Amsterdam, Netherlands,
04/10/2018-05/10/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (EACCME®) with 9 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist
should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

“Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American
Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA
Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be
found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

“Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for
ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the
Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.”

There are special rates offered to the ESGAR Workshop's Participants at the following hotels:

Corendon Vitality Hotel Amsterdam - from € 159.00 (single room, breakfast  included)
Dutch Design Hotel Artemis - from € 130.00 (single room, breakfast  excluded)

Your booking can be made via Preferred Hotel Reservations.

Please book by 20.09.2018 in order to ensure availability.

Amsterdam is a capital of the Kingdom of the Netherlands with a population of over 830,000 people. The city is known as one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world and is a centre of bicycle culture. The city's main attractions includ its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Hermitage, Anne Frank House and the Amsterdam Museum. They draw more than 5 million international visitors annually.

Language: Dutch

Time Zone:

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Electricity: 230V, at 50Hz AC

Country dialing Code: +31

Closest airport: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol


Membership Benefits

  • Reduced fees at Annual Meetings and Workshops of the Society
  • Exclusive right to participate in Society sponsored activities
  • Free access to “European Radiology” on-line
  • Substantially reduced subscription rate to "Abdominal Radiology"
  • Eligibility to participate in Guideline Working Groups
  • Subspecialty Recognition Certificates
  • Personal ESGAR Account
  • ESGAR e-Newsletter and Annual Report
  • Unlimited access to the ESGAR e-Education Portal
  • Educational and networking activities

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