UCC Student Surgical Conference 2015

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UCC Student Surgical Conference 2015 Conference Telephone Number 0876538307

Number of places available:50

The UCC Surgical Society is welcoming all students with an interest in surgery to attend our conference on the 30th & 31st of January, 2015 in the Brookfield Health Sciences Complex. There will be a variety of very interesting talks, surgical skills workshops and research poster presentations.

Theme: 100 years of Surgery: where we have been and where we are heading
Date: 30th & 31st January 2015
Venue: Brookfield Health Science Complex, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.
Intended Audience: All students from any college who have an interest in surgery 

Outline of the Conference: Talks, Workshops, Research Poster Presentations.
Conference Fee: €10
Email if interested in attending/ presenting at the conference.

Call for Abstracts!:
We are currently looking for students to present their research (with any surgical relevance) in poster form at this conference. There will be prizes for the 3 best posters on the day which will will be judged buy the surgical consultants speaking at the conference.
To include your poster in the conference please send abstracts to
(Recommended Poster Size is A0)

For more information please contact us at

Conference Agenda
Friday 30th January
4pm – 5pm: Welcome Reception & Registration
5pm – 5:30pm: Talk 1
5:30pm – 6pm: Talk 2 – Mr. Colm Taylor, Orthopaedic Surgery
6pm – 6:15pm: Break
6:15pm – 6:45pm: Talk 3 – Ms. Julliette Buckley, Breast Surgery
6:45pm – 7:15pm: Talk 4 – Wartime Surgery, Mr. Charles Marks – Neurosurgery
7:15pm – 7:30pm: Closing Remarks
7:30pm – 8:30pm: Regional Surgical Case Competition
9:30pm: Conference Social

Saturday 31st January
10am – 10:45am: Morning Reception
10:45am – 11:15am: Talk 5 – Mr. Kishore Duddakula, Cardiothoracic surgery

Parallel Workshops
11:15 – 11:45 Basic and Advanced Suturing Basic and Advanced Suturing Laparoscopy Skills Diathermy Demonstration
11:45 – 12:15 Basic and Advanced Suturing Basic and Advanced Suturing Diathermy Demonstration Laparoscopy Skills
12:15 – 12:45 Laparoscopy Skills Diathermy Demonstration Basic and Advanced Suturing Basic and Advanced Suturing
12:45 – 13:15 Diathermy Demonstration Laparoscopy Skills Basic and Advanced Suturing Basic and Advanced Suturing

1:15pm – 2:15pm: Lunch & Poster Presentations
2:15pm – 3pm: Talk 6 – “Virtual Reality Surgical Training”, Mr. Tony Gallagher (Guest Speaker)

Parallel Workshops
1 2 3
15:00 – 15:25 Orthopaedics workshop Suturing Practice Laparoscopy Practice
15:25 – 15:50 Laparoscopy Practice Orthopaedics workshop Suturing Practice
15:50 – 16:15 Suturing Practice Laparoscopy Practice Orthopaedics workshop

4:15pm – 4:30pm: Prize Giving and Photos

Registration Options: 3

First Option: Talks Only

Student who wish to attend the Talks only and not the workshops.
First Option Price (€)
Second Option: Talks + Workshops €10
Students who wish to attend the full conference (and are not presenting research posters)

Third Option Title: Talks + Workshops + Poster Submission: €10

Students who wish to attend the full conference and will also be presenting a research poster

Third Option Price (€) 10

Light Snacks will be provided

• Please note: A 6.3% fee will be charged on all conference income (1.3% bank charges, 5% administration fee)

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