Roux Weekend Programme

Please find below details for the Roux Group Weekend Programme. Please note that this is a provisional programme and the organisers are a liberty to change the programme. 

The Roux Group Weekend Meeting starts at 13:00 on Friday 17 March and ends at 16:00 on Saturday 18 March. 

The Pre-Meeting Skills Course is taking place prior to the start of the Roux Group Meeting on Friday 17 March between 09:00 and 12:00 at Chesford Grange Hotel. There are limited spaces available  and the fee to register is £25 per person.To book for the Pre-Meeting skills course please register by clicking here. You can register for the Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Course or the Endoscopic Skills Course. Please note that you need to register for the Roux Weekend Meeting to be eligible to attend the Pre-Meeting Skills course.  

Click here for more information about the Pre-Meeting Skills Courses

 

Pre-Meeting Skills Course

Friday 17 March, 09:00 - 12:00

Please note that you must pre-book for this event and places are limited.

09:00 - 12:00  Surgical Skills Session

09:00 - 12:00  Endoscopic Skills Session

12:00 - 12:45 Lunch for Skills Course Delegates and Tutors only

Roux Group Weekend: Friday

Friday 17 March

12:00 - 13:00  Roux Weekend Meeting Registration 

13:00 - 14:00   Session 1: Welcome and Introduction

13:00 - 13:05   Welcome to Roux Weekend

13:05 - 13:15   Introduction from AUGIS President

13:15 - 13:20   Sponsor 1 Presentation

13:20 - 14:00   Keynote Speaker: Minimally invasive surgery - the past, present, the future

14:00 - 16:00   Session 2: Parallel Sessions - Oesophagogastric/Benign UGI

                        Achalasia

                        Reconstruction options

                        Peritonectomy in gasric cancer

                        TIGER study - Management of Nodal disease

14:00 - 16:00  Session 2: Parallel Sessions - Bariatrics

                        Endobariatrics

                        ICG

                        Robotics/AI

                       Digital Health

14:00 - 16:00  Session 2: Parallel Sessions - HPB/Transplant

                       Vascular Resection in Whipples

                       Robotic pancreatic and Liver Surgery +/- intraoperative imaging

                       Normothermic regional perfusion

                       Transplant Oncology

16:00 - 16:15  Tea and Coffee Break

16:15 - 18:15  Session 3: SSL Updates and A Staged Guide to Building an Academic Portfolio

16:15 - 16:20   Sponsor 2 Presentation

16:20 - 16:25   OG & Performance in Research (Early Years)

16:25 - 18:15   Pancreas & Building Research Collaboratives (Pre - ST3)

                        Bariatrics & PhD Finding the Right Fit (Pre-PhD)

                        Liver & Navigating Academic Life Post-PhD (Post PhD)

18:15 - 18:45   Oral Presentations

19:30 - 20:00   Roux Group AGM

 

Roux Group Weekend: Saturday

Saturday 18 March 

09:00 - 10:30   Session 4: Parallel Session - AI/Endoscopy

                        Guidance on how to acheive your endoscopy numbers

                        Opportunities gained from Surgical Endoscopy - Developments in OG/Bariatrics/HPB

                        Dual training in ERCP/EUS

                        Digital technology tracking

                        AI/Endoscopy

09:00 - 10:30   Session 4: Parallel Session - SAS Session

                         The GMC perspective on CESR

                         The JCST perspective on CESR

                         The ISCP Portfolio & the new curriculum - What is different? 

                         The Application process

10:30 - 10:45    Tea and Coffee Break 

10:45 - 11:15     Debate

10:45 - 10:50     Sponsors 3 Presentation

10:50 - 11:15     The role of open surgery in minimally invasive times

11:20 - 13:00     Session 5: Robotics

11:15 - 11:20      Sponsor 4 Presentation

                           Defining the pathway for sustainability in robotics

                           Is robotics cost effective in the long term? 

                           Addressing training in technology saturated times

13:00 - 14:00     Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:45     Session 6: Getting ready  - FRCS tips and Tricks and Fellowships

14:00 - 14:20      Trials for the FRCS - Key trials in UGI cancer

14:20 - 14:40      Trials for the FRCS - Key trials in UGI benign/bariatrics

14:40 - 15:00      Trials for the FRCS - Key trials in HPB cancer/benign

15:15 - 15:30       Fellowships - How do I get started? 

15:30 - 15:45       Fellowships - My experience; Fellowship/OOPT in the US

15:45 - 16:00       Fellowships - My expereince; Endoscopy fellowship

16:00                   Meeting Close