Masterclass 2019 Registration opens on February 2019 Overview After tree successful Masterclass editions, the Masterclass 2019, organized by ESGO, ENYGO (European Network of Young Gynaecological Oncologists) and ESO (European School of Oncology) on June 20-22, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic, will present up-to-date, standardised knowledge of the multidisciplinary management of gynaecological cancers to future gynaecological oncologists across Europe. The course furthers the organisations’ key goal of harmonising gynaecological oncology training and education throughout Europe. Learning Objectives The primary learning objective of the Masterclass is to cover the entire curriculum of the gynae-oncological subspecialty as defined by ESGO, which defines the European standards of training and care in Gynaecological Oncology. This full-immersion, clinically oriented, multidisciplinary event offers plenary lectures, regarding state-of-the-art clinical evaluation and treatments with reference to clinical guidelines. State-of-the-art lectures will be combined with practical video presentations of surgical approaches and tumour boards. Key Topics: Pelvic anatomy applied to gynaecological cancer surgery Cervical cancer Vulvar cancers Breast cancer Malignant tumors of the uterus Malignant tumors of the ovaries Miscellaneous (palliative care, side effects of chemotherapy, targeted therapy) Workshops: Presentation of selected clinical cases by participants with discussion Check out this year's Masterclass Program! Teaching Format The Masterclass is a 3-day residential educational event covering key topics of the curricula needed for the ESGO accreditation in the subspecialty of gynaecological oncology. This year, following previous participants’ feedback, discussion and tumour board time will be extended. In addition, to make this year's event even more interactive, selected participants will have a unique opportunity to present and discuss their case study in 4 workshops. View the Call for Case studies Abstracts below. After the Masterclass, participants will have a full picture of the basics of different gynaecological cancers, their treatment, and care in compliance with the ESGO-defined standards of training in gynaecological oncology. An international faculty of leading experts in the field will contribute to the program. Participation is compulsory throughout the course. The Masterclass will be conducted entirely in English. Call for Clinical Case Studies Abstracts We invite attendees to send us their own clinical cases (3-5 slides) prior to the course. 16 Exceptional clinical case studies, 4 for each workshop topic, will be selected from the abstracts submitted through the Masterclass registration system. Don't miss a unique opportunity to present and discuss your case study during one of the 4 workshops. Get a head start, view the guidelines! Abstracts Submission Process Participants are requested to submit their case study abstract until May 1, 2019. Remarks: Submit your case study abstract only in English Abstracts received after May 1, 2019 will not be accepted. Interested to submit your abstract? Start the process: Download and fill out the abstract template Visit the Masterclass Online Registration platform (will be open in February 2019) Log in under your personal account Select the ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Module Choose the relevant topic out of the 4 workshops that best fits your presentation and upload your abstract as a Word file. Every participant can submit one case study abstract to each topic. To complete the submission, you are required to click the SAVE button. Only then your abstract is uploaded and submitted. If you have difficulties in submitting your case study abstract(s) or if you need any further information, please contact us at email@example.com Key Dates Deadline for case study abstract submission: May 1, 2019 Notification of acceptance: June 1, 2019 Case Studies Topics 1. Cervical cancer (IB2, IIIB, recurrence) 2. Vulvar cancer (IB, IIIA, recurrence) 3. Endometrial cancer (IBG2, IIIA, recurrence) 4. Ovarian cancer Registration Registration opens on February, 2019 Course fee*: Regular fee 300 EUR Discounted fee for participants from upper and lower middle, and low income countries 250 EUR *Registration fees are based on country tiers as per the Word Bank classification *ESGO is not VAT payer Course Fee includes: Admission fee to the course Accommodation for 2 nights in double room shared with an other participant, in a hotel in the vicinity of the course venue (upgrade to single room is possible for an extra charge of 110 EUR per two nights), breakfast included Coffee breaks, lunches, and a networking event Cancelation and refund policy Before May 1, 2019 Refund of 50% Starting May 1, 2019 Non-Refundable General Information Travel & Accommodation General Information General Information The ideal Masterclass candidate is a trainee or fellow in gynaecological oncology, who holds ENYGO membership and speaks fluent English. The Masterclass will be held at the Masaryk College, Thákurova 1, 160 41 Prague, Czech RepublicCourse attendance is limited to 80 participants, and applications will be treated on a first-come-first-served basis. Priority will be given to candidates who have not yet participated in the previous Masterclass in 2014 or 2016 or 2018. The official course language is English. Interested? The registration to apply will be open in February 2019 ESGO membership for 2019 is a mandatory condition for attendance. View the ESGO membership renewals. Should we receive a cancellation, waitlisted applicants will be contacted by the Masterclass Secretariat. Insurance In registering for the ESGO-ENYGO-ESO Masterclass 2019 participants agree that the organizer is not responsible for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Participants are requested to arrange their own travel and health insurance. The organizer can't assume liability for changes in the program due to external circumstances. Travel & Accommodation Travel Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements. Accommodation Hotel Vienna House Diplomat Prague, Evropská 370/15, 160 41 Prague, Czech Republic https://www.viennahouse.com/en/diplomat-prague/the-hotel/overview.html Accommodation for 2 nights in a double room, in a standard hotel in the vicinity of the course venue will be arranged and covered by ESGO from Thursday, June 20 (check in) until Saturday, June 22, 2019 (check out). In case that you need an extra night (paid directly by yourself) on the day before the workshop, we can arrange that directly with the hotel. In such a case be so kind and inform us in due time. ESGO-ENYGO-ESO Masterclass Secretariat For more information and the status of your registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at the ESGO-ENYGO-ESO Masterclass Secretariat. Masterclass Programme An international faculty of 14 top experts and K-opinion leaders will contribute to the programme prepared by the ESGO-ENYGO and ESO scientific and educational committee. » Check out the Masterclass Programme Testimonials Dear fellows,ESGO Masterclass is a great opportunity to receive an update through the whole curriculum in gynaecological oncology in 3 days, delivered by the international multidisciplinary faculty, held in a friendly and open atmosphere of fellows from different parts of Europe.On top of that, in order to make it truly interactive, participants will have an opportunity to present selected case-reports and discuss them with the group.If I were a fellow nowadays, I would not miss it!David CibulaPast ESGO PresidentCharles University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyPrague, Czech Republic Dear colleagues,Over the last few years, ESGO has initiated and promoted the development and implementation of a European wide training program in gynaecological oncology.However, there are countries where gynaecological oncology is still not recognized as a separate sub-specialty, no ESGO-accredited centers exist and therefore achieving competencies for training is still very challenging for some trainees.For these reasons the ESGO-ENYGO-ESO Masterclass was developed, aiming to fill this critical gap and need in education and training.This time in Prague, you will be able not only to receive up-to-date and standardised knowledge, based on recent ESGO guidelines but also meet and interact with other trainees.See you in June!Kamil ZalewskiENYGO PresidentHolycross (Świętokrzyskie) Cancer CenterKielce, Poland Dear colleagues,I would like to attract your attention to the ESGO-ENYGO-ESO Masterclass in gynaecological oncology. Already 4th masterclass delivers comprehensive content covering critical gynaecological oncology issues.The Masterclass gives you a unique opportunity to gain up-to-date knowledge, interact with the speakers informally and to create new relationships with other young gynaecological oncologists.Michael HalaskaLocal ChairCharles University, Faculty Hospital Kralovske VinohradyPrague, Czech Republic Scientific and Organizing Committee Denis Querleu, ESGO President Bordeaux, France Fedro Peccatori, ESO Scientific Director Milan, Italy Kamil Zalewski, ENYGO President Kielce, Poland Michael J. Halaska, Local Chair, Prague, Czech Republic Venue Course: Masaryk College Thákurova 1 160 41 Prague Czech Republic Venue: Masaryk College, Prague, Czech Republic European Society of Gynaecological Oncology The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) is the leading European organisation with more than 2,500 professionals involved in treatment, care and research of gynaecologic cancers. 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