Roux Group Weekend 2023

Welcome to the Roux Group Weekend 2023  

We are excitied to announce that the Roux Weekend will be taking place in March 2023 at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire from the 17 - 18 March 2023. 

The Roux Group is pleased to invite you to our annual Roux Weekend on the 17-18th March 2023. Roux is a UK-wide, trainee-led collaborative aimed at developing and enhancing the existing training, education, and research opportunities available to trainees in all branches of upper gastrointestinal surgery.

The Roux Weekend will feature exceptional talks and engaging parallels sessions from leading surgeons and experts across HPB, Transplant, Bariatric, Benign Upper GI, and Oesophagogastric Surgery. You will have the opportunity to present your research with a chance of winning numerous prizes. With a particular focus on surgical technologies, including Robotics, AI, and Endoscopy, this year’s weekend promises to be better than ever. Join us and have the opportunity to network with other trainees and leading experts from across the UK. Don’t miss out; register now!

  • Meeting Registration: Open to AUGIS Members only and you can find out further details below.
  • Not a member of AUGIS? You can join now by clicking here. 
  • Abstract submission deadline: 27th January 2023 - please see further details below
  • There is a total of £1000 prize money, with separate Senior (Registrar or equivalent) and Junior Prizes (Pre-Registrar or equivalent).
  • Accepted abstracts will be for Oral Presentation, submitting authors will be required to register and present in person.

Roux CESR Booth

The Roux CESR Booth will be available for full two days -  a place to meet and chat with people who have gone through the CESR process. A place to network, share experiences and ideas with peers. So please come along if you have a query or if you can help answer someone else. We would like to meet and get to know you.

Pre-Meeting Skills Courses

Delegates for the Roux Weekend can also book onto the Pre- Meeting skills courses. There will be the option of joining either the Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Course or the Endoscopic Skills Course. Both course will be taking place at Chesford Grange Hotel from 09:00 - 12:00 on Friday 17 March prior to the start of the Roux Weekend Meeting. 

The Pre-Meeting skills courses are only open to delegates attending the Roux Weekend (so you must ensure that you have registered for the weekend meeting) and there is a maximum capacity of 20 delegates. There is a charge of £25 to attend the morning which is refundable for Roux Group Members upon attendance. We look forward to welcoming you there!

Pre-Weekend Laparoscopic Skills Course 

Calling all junior trainees - aimed at medical student to CT2 level. We also welcome AHPs. This course will be held at Chesford Grange from 9am-12noon on 17th March, before the main Roux Meeting commences. It focuses on the basic skills and knowledge required for laparoscopic surgery and will include a number of skills stations and simulated procedures. There will be plenty of opportunity to network over coffee and to practise laparoscopy.

There is a limit of 12 places  on this course (only delegates attending the Roux Weekend may apply) and a course fee of £25.

Pre-Weekend Endoscopic Skills Course

The Endoscopic Skills Course is aimed at trainees of all levels with the aim of developing both basic and more advanced endoscopic techniques.

You can expect a review of basic gastroscopy skills and techniques as well as the chance to try some more advanced endoscopic skills including ERCP cannulation, stone extraction and stenting. An experienced faculty will be on hand to discuss everything endoscopy from getting your basic numbers to developing more advanced interests. 

There is a limit of 12 places  on this course (only delegates attending the Roux Weekend may apply) and a course fee of £25.

Registration

Registration for this meeting is for AUGIS Members and we are also opening registration to non-member Trainees this year.  

If you are an AUGIS member you will need to include your AUGIS Membership number when registering to get your membership registration rate. 

The registration fee for AUGIS Trainee Members is £200 and this will cover the meeting on the Friday 17 March and Saturday 18 March, the Roux Group Gala Dinner on the evening of Friday 17 March and overnight accommodation at The Chesford Grange Hotel, including breakfast on the Saturday morning. 

We are also offering day  - only rates for those who wish to attend the meeting element only. The day only rate will not include any accommodation or the Gala Dinner.

Registration rates: 

  • AUGIS Trainee Member: Full Registration Rate 17 - 18 March (includes accommodation and Gala Dinner on Friday 17th March) - £200
  • Non - Member Trainee: Full Registration Rate 17 - 18 March (includes accommodation and Gala Dinner on Friday 17th March) - £250
  • AUGIS Trainee Member: One Day Delegate Rate (Meeting only - does not include Gala Dinner or Accommodation - £75
  • Non - Member Trainee: One Day Delegate Rate (Meeting only - does not include Gala Dinner or Accommodation - £100
  • Medical Student or AHP One Day only Delegate rate - £60
  • Pre-Meeting Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Course - £25
  • Pre-Meeting Endoscopic Skills Course - £25

Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts for the Roux Weekend 2023 will open shortly and you can submit your abstract online by clicking here.

  •  The closing date for the submission of Abstracts is 9am on Friday 27 January 2023.
  •  Successful authors will be notified by Tuesday 31 January 2023. 
  • There is a total of £1000 prize money, with seperate Senior (Registrar or equivalent) and Junior Prizes (Pre-Registrar or equivalent).
  • Accepted abstracts will be for Oral Presentation, submitting authors will be required to register and present in person.

Accepted abstracts will be for Oral Presentation at the meeting and submitting authors will be required to register and attend the Roux Weekend. 

 

Booking Conditions

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Roux 2023 Meeting Conditions of Booking

Please note that refunds will not be made on any registration or fees cancelled after 15th February 2023.

Cancellations made before 16 February 2023 will be subjective to a 10% administrative charge.

Registration Payment

AUGIS operate online registration for the Meeting and accept payment through Worldpay where the following credit and debit cards are accepted: 

Registration Queries

If you have any queries regarding registration for the Roux Group Meeting please contact: 0207 869 6115/6116 or email: nichola@augis.org or sarvjit@augis.org

The Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS)
The Royal College of Surgeons
35/43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3PE