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

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

Pre-op resectional planning

Oesopahgeal reconstruction - bridging in the gap

UK Trials in OG cancers

Achalasia

Oesophageal perforation

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

Role of robotics in bariatric surgery

Endoscopic weight loss procedures - indications and applications

Surgical Tourism and the future of bariatric surgical pathways

Daycase bariatric surgery                 

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

Colorectal Liver metastasis

Robotic pancreatic & Liver surgery +/- intraop imaging

Normothermic regional perfusion

Transplant oncology                  

16:00 - 16:15  Tea and Coffee Break

16:15 - 17:15  Session 3: SSL Updates and A Staged Guide to Building an Academic Portfolio

 OG & Performance in Research (Early Years)

 Pancreas & Building Research Collaboratives (Pre - ST3)

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

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

17:15 - 18:15   Oral Presentations

18:15 - 18:45   Roux Group AGM

19:30 - 23:00    Roux Group Gala Dinner

Roux Group Weekend: Saturday

Saturday 18 March 

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

Guidance on how to acheive your endoscopy numbers

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

Dual training in ERCP/EUS

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

The GMC perspective on CESR

The Application process

How to prepare for consultant interviews

CESR Experts - Q&A session

10:30 - 10:45    Tea and Coffee Break 

10:45 - 11:15     Debate: The role of open surgery in minimally invasive times

11:20 - 13:00     Session 5: Robotics

Advances and sustainability of Robotics in Upper GI Surgery       

Advances of Robotics in HPB Surgery

Intuitive residency programme and training in robotic surgery

Fellowship opportunities in Robotic Surgery                                                                                                                     

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 bariatrics

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

15:00 - 15:15     Lunch Break

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