Upcoming conferences and events for 2013 and beyond

Asociacion Colombiana de Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax – April 18th – 21st, 2013 in Medellin, Colombia.

Asociacion Panamena de Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax – conference information not yet published

Sociedad Espanola de Cirugia de Torax (SECT) – the IV conference for this organization is scheduled to be held in Madrid, on May 8th – 10th, 2013.

Sociedad Latinoamerica de Cirugia Cardiovascular y Toracica (SLCCT) – no dates for their next conference yet announced but check back periodically.

Sociedad Mexicana de Neumologia y Cirugia de Torax – April 1st – 5th 2013 in Merida.

Associacion Latinoamericano de Torax (ALAT) – held every two years,  the 9th annual (the 2014 conference) is scheduled to be held in Medellin, Colombia.

Full listing of conferences (AATS, STS, European societies) available at CTSnet.org.  They also post information on additional training courses (thoracoscopy, minimally invasive surgery).  I’ve posted some of the highlights below.

STS annual meeting – January 26th – 30th in Los Angeles, California

21st Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery – April 4th – 7th in Kobe, Japan

AATS Annual Meeting 2013, April 4th – 8th in Minneapolis, Minnesota

2013 American Thoracic Society International Conference, May 17th – 22nd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

21st European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, May 25th – 29th in Birmingham, UK.  For conference information – Email: sue@ests.org.uk

Author: K Eckland

World of Thoracic Surgery is a blog about the work, research, and practices of thoracic surgeons around the world. It includes case studies, [sometimes] dry research, interviews with thoracic surgeons along with patient perspectives, and feedback.

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