AWRE Online

3 & 4 February 2021 | 4.30pm-7.00pm

AWR Europe Chairs, Alastair Windsor and David Ross, have assembled some of the world's leading experts for two afternoons of research updates, interviews with the masters of AWR, cadaveric training videos, clinical situation case study quizzes and free paper opportunities giving you insights, tips and tricks into the fundamentals of AWR. 

Taking place from 4.30pm-7.00pm GMT on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th February, you will receive 6 CPD points for watching the sessions live or on-demand.

In keeping with the theme of AWRE 2021, this 'back to basics' online masterclass has been created for junior doctors, registrars, trainees and early career clinical researchers but the sessions will be relevant to you no matter how experienced you are. 

Save £55 if you book before 15th January 2020 and click here to register for email updates. 


4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Day 1 | 3rd February | 4.00-7.00pm



16:00-16:05 Welcome and introduction from the chairs
16:06-16:15 Opening Plenary
Recent research and clinical developments in AWR and what this means for future practice
Alastair Windsor and David Ross
16:15-16:40 In Conversation With: Todd Heniford
Updates from the USA
16:40-17:05 Symposium
Getting ahead and staying ahead as a Hernia surgeon – new accredited Virtual platforms for flexible ongoing learning

Symposium kindly supported by Medtronic
17:05-17:30 In Conversation With: Fred Berrevoet
Updates from Europe
17:30-17:45 Networking break
17:45-18:20 Cadaveric training video kindly provided by Cook Biotech
Abdominal anatomy - principles of component separation
18:20-18:50 Reconstruction Quiz
Clinical case studies - How would you diagnose and treat? 
18:50 Virtual drinks and close of day 1

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Day 2 | 4th February | 4.00-7.00pm



16:00-16:30 The mesh conundrum: How to choose a mesh?
John Scott Roth (Invited)
16:30-16:55 In Conversation With: Lars Jørgensen
Guidelines and data update
16:55-17:20 Symposium
Poly‑4‑hydroxybutyrate mesh in complex abdominal wall repair Jose Bueno Lledó

Symposium kindly supported by BD BARD
17:20-17:45 In Conversation With: Jeffrey Janis
Plastics update
17:45-17:50 Networking break
17:50-18:15 Free paper session
Three abstracts will be selected for this free paper session. If you are an early career researcher or trainee with new research or an interesting case please email your abstract to 
Plus live Q&A
18:15-18:30 Symposium
18:30-18:55 Plastics Quiz
Clinical case studies - How would you diagnose and treat? 
18:55-19:00 Why attend AWRE in October 2021 and Europe 2022?
19:00 Close of day 2


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All prices exclude VAT