GENERAL INFORMATION about the 14th IAAS congress

1. VENUE AND DATES
The 14th edition of the IAAS congress will be held in Bruges from Monday 30 May - Wednesday 1 June 2022 in the concert hall of Bruges.

Address: ‘t Zand 34, 8000 Brugge, Belgium
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2. ON SITE REGISTRATION DESK

In the main entrance hall, you will find our registration desk, during the congress you can stop by to collect your congress badge, congress bag or if you require information, assistance, ...

On site registration will also be processed at this desk. 
Please note that we do not expect cash payments - all transactions need to be done by credit card. 

Monday 30 May: 8h - 18h
Tuesday 31 May: 8h - 18h
Wednesday 1 June: 8h - 11h



3. LANGUAGE

All main congress sessions will be conducted in English. No translation will be provided.
Exception: the BAAS / NVDK conference will be held in French and Dutch, translation in both languages will be provided. 



4. CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

A certificate of attendance will be sent you via mail in de weeks after the congress.


5. CME ACCREDITATION
The 14th International Congress on Ambulatory Surgery, Bruges, Belgium, 30/05/2022- 01/06/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 14 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).
See CME accreditation for further details.


6. WORKSHOPS

Monday 30 May
Workshop: Thoracal wall blocks in ambulatory surgery.

Various thoracal wall blocks are used nowadays, Pecs I and II, serratus anterior plane block and erector spinae plane block are amongst the most popular techniques. Discus with the experts on  indications, techniques and perioperative care to allow maximal benefit for your ambulatory surgery patient.

Open for surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, students…


Limited to 12 participants


7. WIFI
We offer free WiFi in all sessions and exhibition areas.


8. COVID
In the weeks and days leading up to the congress, check the website of https://reopen.europa.eu/en/ and https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/ for the latest COVID regulations in Belgium.
Every participant is personally responsible to be aware of and comply with all regulations.


9. INSURANCE

The organisers do not accept responsibility for any personal damage. Participants are recommended to arrange for their own personal (and travel) insurance.