2019 Spring Colorectal Meeting with General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting

24-10-2019 - 26-10-2019

A combined colorectal and general surgical meeting in Hobart, Tasmania

The 2019 Spring Colorectal Meeting will be a combined meeting with the General Surgeons Australia Annual Scientific Meeting. It will be held at the Grand Chancellor Hotel in Hobart, Tasmania, from Thursday 24th to Saturday 26th October 2019.

CSSANZ Members are eligible for membership registration rates. Simply enter your RACS ID number at the start of the registration process. 

For further details and to register, visit 


2019 AGITG Annual Scientific Meeting

21-08-2019 - 23-08-2019

Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group 21st Annual Scientific Meeting
Adelaide Convention Centre

The AGITG Annual Scientific Meeting serves not only as a forum for the presentation of state-of-the art overviews on the pathobiological and clinical aspects of GI cancer, but also affords the opportunity to the Australasian scientific community to explore future directions for research and collaboration.  

Details can be found at this link: 

Sino Australasian Meeting - Adelaide

05-09-2019 - 05-09-2019

The 10th Sino Australasian meeting will be held on  Sept 5th, 2019 at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia. The meeting will host a delegation of Chinese surgeons and it should be an interesting and educational day. More information regarding registration will follow when the programme is finalised. Save the date flyer

Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop

22-11-2019 - 22-11-2019

Suitable for Senior SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery.

CTEC’s Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop is a highly practical one-day cadaveric workshop aimed at providing participants with the most efficient techniques for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including safe colon mobilisation and techniques for vessel control.


Trainees will deepen their understanding and skills in the following areas:

  • Demonstration and Cadaveric Practical Sessions
  • Safe laparoscopic colorectal dissection techniques
  • Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic high anterior resection (left hemicolectomy)


  • Ergonomics
  • Entry techniques
  • Trocar and instrument placement
  • Dissection techniques and vessel control: Blunt and sharp dissection; Energised dissection; and Sealing vessels, staplers, clips and energised sealers
  • Patient preparation
  • Case discussion - Critical points during surgery.

Please see the attached brochure for further workshop and fee information.

Brochure for this Workshop

CTEC Workshop Calendar 2019



2019 Sydney Colorectal Surgical Meeting

23-11-2019 - 23-11-2019

Sydney Colorectal Surgical Meeting 2019

The 2019 Sydney Colorectal Surgical Meeting will update you on continuing controversies, recent advances and future directions in colorectal surgery. You will have the opportunity of meeting some outstanding personalities including 3 international experts, Prof Nicolas Demartines, Prof Geg Kennedy and A/Prof Jamie Cannon. The PROGRAM offers something for everyone, be they surgeons, stomal therapists and trainees alike. Registration for the meeting is now open via the following link: REGISTRATION



Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2020

09-11-2020 - 12-11-2020

Tripartite, Auckland, NZ

Please join us in Auckland for this major colorectal meeting.  For more details please see