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Information for Poster Presenter

16. April 2018 ESTES Congress 2018 no comments

Posters need to be prepared and printed in the following format:
Format:               Portrait
Height:                 130 cm
Width:                  90 cm

The poster areas are located on the first and on the second floor:

  • First floor: Clinical Research Poster Area
  • Second floor: Case Studies Poster Area

Posters have to be mounted Saturday, May 5, 2018 between 16:00 and 19:00 or on Sunday, May 6, 2018, between 08:00 and 10:30. Please attach the poster to the board with the corresponding poster placement number and remove it on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 before 12:00; otherwise, the staff will dispose of it. Stripes for mounting the posters will be available in the Poster area. Please note that only these stripes may be used for mounting posters to avoid damaging the panel surface.

Each poster will be displayed for the entire duration of the congress and presented in the dedicated poster walk. The schedule for poster walks can be found in the scientific programme.

Poster Walk:
Each poster should be presented for 3 minutes maximum, allowing an additional discussion time of 1 minute. Each poster walk will be guided by a poster chair. Meeting point for poster walks is the poster service desk in the corresponding poster area.

Out of all submitted abstracts the best posters (Clinical Research & Case Studies) were assigned by the Scientific Committee prior the congress. These selected posters will be evaluated in the poster walk by the poster chair.

The prizes for the three best clinical research and the best case study posters will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony, which takes place on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 13:30. Please note that award winners need to be present at the ceremony to be eligible to receive the prize.

If you have any questions regarding your poster(s), please do not hesitate to contact the staff at the poster service desk

Speaker & Moderator Information

16. April 2018 ESTES Congress 2018 no comments

1. Please locate your session room in due time. Please be at your session room at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.
2. We may remind you that speakers need to strictly observe the time schedule. Panelists should not speak before they are recognized by the chair and must first clearly state their name, institution and country of origin.
3. Please fill in the questionnaire which will be handed to you after the respective session.

1. Please locate your session room in due time. Please be at your Session room at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.
2. Speakers should deliver and view/check their PowerPoint presentations at the Speakers’ Preview Center (entrance area) at least 3 hours prior to the start of the respective session.
For sessions starting at 08:30, the PowerPoint presentations should be delivered the previous day.
In order to avoid any delays, speakers are kindly requested to hand in their PowerPoint presentations on USB. If you bring your own laptop, the presentation will be transferred onsite in the Preview Center.
If you want to bring your own laptop, it is crucial to make this known in the Preview Center three hours in advance for organisational reasons.
Speakers are not permitted to take PowerPoint presentations directly to the technical assistant in the session rooms.

Please note that your speaking time as indicated in the invitation letter has to be strictly followed. Your remaining speaking time will be displayed during your presentation.

Rest assured that your files will be deleted from the congress server after your presentation.

The best oral presentations will be chosen by a jury and receive the Best Oral Presentation Awards during the Closing Ceremony on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

Pre- and Postcongress courses

22. January 2018 ESTES Congress 2018, General no comments

Thursday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5, 2018 (08:00 – 12:30)
Facultad de Medicina (College of Medicine) C/ Blasco Ibáñez nº 15, Valencia
Contact person:
Download the flyer here.


Thursday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5, 2018 (08:00 – 12:30)
Facultad de Medicina (College of Medicine) C/ Blasco Ibáñez nº 15, Valencia


Emergency Abdominal Surgery Course (EASC)
Palacio de Congresos de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Saturday, May 5, 2018 (08:00-17:50)
Limited to 50 participants.
For detailed information please click here.
Registration can be done here.


Centro Internacional de Estudios de la Salud (CEISAL). C/ Camino San José nº 5. Castellón
Friday, May 4 – Saturday, May 5, 2018 (08:00 – 19:30)
Contact Person: Alex Sammel


Mass Casualty Incidents one day course
Palacio de Congresos de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Saturday, May 5, 2018 (09:00 – 17:30)
Contact person: Carl Montan
Download the flyer here.


MUSEC Course*
Palacio de Congresos de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Friday, May 4 – Saturday, May 5, 2018 (07:45 – 18:40)
For detailed information please click here.


Polytrauma Course
Sunday, May 6, 2018 (08:00 – 17:00)
Palacio de Congresos de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Contact Person: Dr.HC Pape/ Dr. Roman Pfeifer
Download the announcement here.
Download the programm here.


* courses are fully booked


EBSQ Examination

22. February 2017 News no comments

All details to EBSQ Examinations in association with the ESTES Meeting 2017 in Bucharest are now online.

For EBSQ Emergency Surgery Examination please click here

For EBSQ Trauma Surgery Examination please click here


EBSQ Trauma Surgery Examination

22. February 2017 ESTES Congress 2017 no comments

EBSQ Trauma Surgery European Board Examination Trauma Surgery during ESTES Meeting 2017 in Bucharest

Time: Sunday, May 7, 2017 07:45 am

Venue: Bucharest International Conference Center, Palace of the parliament

Registration and details:
Phone: + 32 2649 5164 Surya Ohara
Application form: Surgery/EBSQ Examination


Examination fee: special congress fee 200€ instead of 700€ normally for trainees from east European countries especially Romania

Industry Supported Sessions

14. February 2017 ESTES Congress 2017 no comments

Industry Supported Session: Boston Scientific

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:45 – 13:45 | Room: Bratianu

Sweet dreams with a nightmare acure cholecystitis patient: Do you know all your options?

Speakers: Andrea Anderloni, Rozzano, IT & Hayato Kurihara, Rozzano, IT



Industry Supported Session: CSL Behring

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 12:30 – 13:30 | Room: Iorga

Management of bleeding and coagulopathy following major trauma 

Chairs: Ingo Marzi, Frankfurt, DE & Radko Komadina, Celje, SL

1. Emergency reversal of oral anticoagulants (Vladimir Cerny, CZ)

2. Advances in diagnosing early trauma coagulopathies (Marc Maegele, Cologne, DE)

3. Optimizing clotting in Trauma: 1:1:1 or goal directed therapy? (Herbert Schoechl, AT)

MUSEC course

13. February 2017 ESTES Congress 2017 no comments

MUSEC is a “hands on” ultrasound course, particularly devoted to acute care surgeons and emergency physicians.

The course is based on practical sessions; we are strongly convinced that the best way to learn is to do it yourself, with tutors that are coaching and lead your improvements, in order to optimize your efforts and your time.

MUSEC course information MUSEC course programme



Please click on following button for registration

MUSEC course registration

For further questions please contact Diego Mariani  at

Polytrauma course

2. February 2017 General no comments

The polytrauma course is intended to connect the knowledge of different disciplines (visceral surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, and intensivists) and to improve the quality of treatment. In 2002 the English course “Polytrauma Management – Beyond ATLS” was initiated by Prof. Giannoudis and Prof. Pape. It is intended to complement the existing concepts of ATLS and DSTC.

This course focuses precisely on the phase after ATLS, meaning the entire clinical process including rehabilitation.

Following topics will be discussed:

  • Life saving operations: Which organ comes first?
  • Management of combined injuries (Head/Chest/Abdomen)
  • Treatment strategies for multiple extremity injuries
  • Indications and techniques Damage Control Surgery
  • Prevention strategies for organ failure: Modulation of SIRS
Announcement Polytrauma course

For more details please contact Roman Pfeifer at

ECMI course

2. February 2017 ESTES Congress 2017 no comments

The “European Mass Casualty Incident Course” (EMCI-course) is a pre-congress course affiliated with the ESTES. It is the ambition to organize and institutionalise this course with every annual congress (ECTES). The course is endorsed by the ESTES and organized by the members of the Disaster and Military section. The course is provided in one day not to demand to much precious time of the participants.

The course is designed and dedicated to increase the knowledge and skills, concerning the management of mass casualty incidents, for mainly specialists/ personnel working in a hospital.

Venue: Medical University of Bucharest

1. Package deal with admission to the affiliated ECTES
2. Fee only for the pre-congress course


Please click on following button for registration

Registration Registration for Romanian delegates

More information:
– Credits: Official CME points will be requested
– Official certificate will be provided at the end of the course, acknowledged by the ESTES.

Announcement ECMI course ECMI course: programme

For further questions please contact Mike Bemelman at