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The IDEAL 2021 Virtual Congress will bring together clinicians and researchers from all over the world. We will discuss the latest research methodology and developments for evaluating new surgical interventions and medical devices in a variety of clinical specialties. The programme will include live plenary sessions, workshops, sandpit sessions and selected presentations from submitted abstracts.

When: 15 and 16 April, 14.00-18.00 CEST (UTC+2).
Where: Virtual event

Pre-register now  

You can pre-register for the IDEAL 2021 conference by visiting the registration page.


We invite you to send in your abstract now! Abstracts may involve studies on new surgical techniques, on research methodologies in surgical innovation, ethical aspects of innovation in surgery, research policy making and purchasing decisions. Abstracts will be accepted as a poster presentation or oral presentation. For more details on the conference and abstracts see our FAQs below.

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Abstract submission deadline is 17 January 2021.


Find out more information about the IDEAL Conference 2021.