The UK & Ireland’s Premier Professional Association in the field of Laparoscopic Surgery

 

The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons was formed in April 1994 in Harrogate by the amalgamation of the Society of Minimally Invasive General Surgeons (SMIGS) and British Surgical Stapling Group (BSSG). Since that time the ALSGBI has established itself as the main voice for laparoscopic surgeons in the United Kingdom and Ireland, initially under the Presidency of Lord McColl and then Mr David Dunn. David's tragic death in office in 1998 is commemorated by the David Dunn Medal which is awarded to...

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President's Introduction

 

ALSGBI President - Peter SedmanWelcome to the website of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. The ALSGBI has been in existence since 1994, firstly as the Association of Endoscopic Surgeons but later renamed, and was set up to further the development of laparoscopic (or minimal access surgery) at a time when it was first being introduced into clinical practice; the concepts were revolutionary and represented a sea change in surgical practice. The role of laparoscopic surgery has expanded over the years and the procedures undertaken have evolved substantially in their complexity...

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Latest News

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2017 ASM registration now open!

August 1st 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 ALSGBI ASM to be held in Cardiff. Click the link to register: http://events.inon.com/Event/?id=-2481182826032121485...

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ALSGBI 2017 Flyer

July 10th 2017

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Accommodation for 2017 ALSGBI ASM

June 22nd 2017

Accomodation can now be booked online at https://aws.passkey.com/go/ALS17...

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Abstract submission for the 2017 ASM in Cardiff is now open

May 30th 2017

Abstract submission is now open and CLOSES ON 17 SEPTEMBER. To submit your abstract online for the 2017 ALSGBI ASM, please use the following link. https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/137/submiss...

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Travelling Scholarships 2017

April 5th 2017

ALSGBI has generously funded a scholarship in memory of David Dunn. This scholarship is to the value of £4,000 and it is anticipated that this would enable a surgeon at the end of his/her training, o...

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Upcoming Events

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IFSO 2017

August 29th to September 2nd 2017

London 29 August - 2 September 2017 ...

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ALSGBI 2017

November 8th to November 10th 2017

Cardiff Training Day 8th November ASM 9-10 November ...

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BAPIO 2017

November 24th to November 26th 2017

Manchester 24 - 26 November 2017 ...

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Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium 2018

February 15th to February 16th 2018

GESTS 2018 – 15 – 16 February Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow https://rcpsg.ac.uk/events/gests ...

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