17th Düsseldorf International Endoscopy Symposium

Endoskopie-Logo-200x2035th to 7th February 2015, Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf, Airport City

“Dear Colleague;

I am delighted to invite you to the 17th Düsseldorf International Endoscopy Symposium. Since our first meeting in 1998 it has been our goal to highlight latest developments in endoscopic imaging and minimally invasive approaches to gastrointestinal and biliopancreatic diseases. With our varied program of lectures, discussions and live video presentations by experts from different schools we believe to have created an ideal professional learning atmosphere. The increasing attendance and very positive results of a detailed evaluation of the previous symposia prove that we were successful in doing so. The faculty, LUX AV, the congress organization, our team and myself are pleased to welcome you. We wish you an interesting and enjoyable stay in Düsseldorf.”

Prof. Dr. Horst Neuhaus

Learning objectives of the symposium

– Evaluate recent advances in endoscopy; assess their clinical utility and level of evidence
– Apply new endoscopic techniques, instruments and accessories; compare them with traditional methods and devices
– Choose the optimal endoscopic approach for specific case management
– Manage failed interventions and complications
– Recognize the importance of an interdisciplinary approach

International, multimedia and interactive format

– Live cases transmitted in high definition by a superb professional audiovisual team (LUX AV) from the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf
– Presentations and demonstrations by world renowned thought-leaders and experts
– Mini-symposia, state of the art lectures
– 2 Satellite symposia
– 7 Breakout sessions
– Satellite symposium for nurses
– Continuous simultaneous translations (German, English, Russian)
– Interactive discussions / Q & A by microphone, SMS and E-Mail
– Exhibition of a wide range of conventional and novel biomedical products

Intended audience

– Gastroenterologists, oncologists, internists
– Surgeons, interventional radiologists
– Nurses
– Trainees, students

You can find all information on the official website.

Click here for registration.

Symposium Site: Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf
 – Situated at the International Airport and easily accessible by all transportation systems
– Modern conference hall with high quality audiovisual transmission and a spacious area for the exhibition
– Convivial atmosphere for breaks and informal interchanges
– Short distance to the city center for combining work with pleasure (e.g. cultural venues, famous shopping, variety of restaurants)
– Convenient accommodation at special rates

All participants will receive confirmation of participation at the end of the symposium. The symposium will be certified by the Ärztekammer Nordrhein. An international certification as well as an endoscopy assistance certification will be arranged.

Registration Fee

The registration fee includes admission to all scientific presentations, lunch on Friday and Saturday and a ticket for public transportation on February 6 and 7, 2015.

Registration and payment
Physician EUR 170,-
Member of ESGE EUR 150,-
Endoscopy assistance EUR 60,-
Student (with certification) EUR 30,-
One day ticket (only on-site) EUR 100,-

The participation in the Satellite Symposium on February 5, 2015 and on February 6, 2015 is free of charge.

A separate registration is needed for the following sessions:

  • “Satellite Symposium” on Thursday, February 5, 2015 (translation)
  • “Satellite Symposium” on Friday, February 6, 2015
  • “Snack with the experts“ on Friday, February 6, 2015
  • “Satellite Symposium for nurses” on February 6, 2015 (Language: German)

General Information

SMS/E-mails to the moderators
Questions or comments during the sessions can be send via
SMS: anounced on site
E-mail: sms@luxav.de

Free Public Transportation
Use of public transportation VRR (Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr) on both days of the core meeting (February 6-7 2015) will be permitted free of charge upon presentation of your name tag. This includes all buses, trams and metros (U- and S-Bahn).

Congress Language
The congress language is German and English with simultaneous translation during the entire meeting. Furthermore there will be simultaneous translation into Russian. The satellite symposium for nurses will be held in German only, the snack with the experts will be held in English only.


Tip: More up to date educational events dealing with healthcare can be found online on the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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