IDEAL Conference 2020

The #IDEAL2020 Conference will be in Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 11th-12th 2020

More details will follow when available on this IDEAL2020 page:


The Twitter account for this conference is @NlIdeal 


The event is being hosted and organised by Maroeska RoversProfessor of Evidenced-Based Surgery at Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands


Further details of the conference and registration are available at the following Radboud event site

Abstract Submission deadline has been extended to 14th February 2020: link here

Topics include:

  • Empirical examples
  • Methodological challenges in surgical research
  • Research ideas
  • The new European Medical Device Regulation
  • Ethics
  • Innovative ways of funding research (e.g. crowdfunding)
  • Implementation research
  • (Female) leadership in surgery
  • Patient involvement
  • Patient-reported outcome measures / Core outcome sets
  • The future of surgery
  • Personalized surgery
  • Human factors

Registrations are also open: link here – early bird rates until 22nd March 2020

Download a flier for the conference and share with your colleagues: final version 1 5th IDEAL CONFERENCE 2020 poster versie

For further information or for any queries please contact: Marjolijn Klomp-Kooi MSc, Project manager

The Programme is still being finalised but the draft is available here: Draft Amsterdam Programme Jan2020

We look forward to seeing you there.