IDEAL Conference 2024

April 2024

The abstract submission has now closed.

Conference date: Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th April 2024

Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE

Welcome to the IDEAL 2024 Conference, championing the advancement of safe and innovative surgical practices on a global scale. This year, our conference, hosted by the IDEAL Collaboration, takes a deep dive into three critical areas: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Global Surgery, and Education.

We are proud to provide a platform to discuss the latest developments in these areas, fostering an environment where experts from diverse backgrounds can share methodological research, real-world evaluation, and opportunities for collaboration. The conference will feature a series of thought-provoking keynotes from international speakers.

Furthermore, the IDEAL 2024 Conference invites the submission of abstracts, providing an opportunity for participants to contribute their work. Accepted abstracts will be published in BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies, offering contributors the chance to make a significant impact in the surgical community.

We look forward to welcoming you to an event that promises both insight and inspiration!

Conference Directors: Mr Hani Marcus and Mr Peter McCulloch

Conference Leads: Mr John Hanrahan, and Mr Austin Koh

Conference Organisers: Mr Danyal Khan, Mr Hugo Layard Horsfall, Mr Simon Williams, and Benjamin Hornsby.

  • Coffee and lunch provided
  • Evening drinks and nibbles reception – Wednesday 3rd April 2024
  • Certificates of attendance provided
  • *Agenda to follow*

Target audience:

  • Surgeons, interventionalists, and allied healthcare professionals
  • Clinical trialists and methodologists, statisticians, and economists

Price List:

  • £350 – consultant or staff surgeon
    • £300 with early bird discount ends 29th February 2024
  • £250 – others including trainees, affiliated healthcare professionals, trialists, and others
    • £200 with early bird discount ends 29th February 2024
  • £50 – Online only (no discount)

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Cancellation policy: Full refund for cancellations over 28 days before the conference start date. No refund for cancellations less than 28 days before the conference start date.

Abstract submission: Abstract submission has now closed. All abstract submissions will be considered for an oral podium presentation. Accepted abstracts will be expected to be presented in person at the conference after payment of the attendance fee. Presented abstracts will be published in BMJ Surgery, Interventions, & Health Technologies.