The SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress returns to Montréal

published on October 2, 2018
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Returning for its second time in its 39 editions, the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT) based in Brussels, Belgium will hold its SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress in Montréal on October 10-13, 2018. Presented at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, the city’s major conference centre at the crossroads of downtown and Old Montréal, the Orthopaedic World Congress will focus on scientific information transfer and a full program of presentations and talks on the latest advances in orthopaedic surgery across the full spectrum of specialization within the field.

A world of specialization

The Orthopaedic World Congress covers a broad spectrum of specialization, playing host to events including the 27th International Course on Polytrauma Management (in collaboration with the UniversitätsSpital Zürich), the International Osteoporosis Foundation Symposium, the 7th Montréal Knee Day Symposium, the SLAOT Symposium (focusing on Orthopaedics within the Latin American experience), and the 9th International Clubfoot Congress.

Don’t forget to bring scrubs – and a helmet!

Montréal is a world-leader in the fields of neuroscience, cardiology, oncology and cancer research, and the Orthopaedic World Congress continues this local tradition with real-time research opportunities for attendees through its unique series of Cadaver Labs held throughout the conference. The Congress also holds its SICOT Diploma Examinations for young orthopaedic surgeons in training, with diplomas awarded on the closing night. Following those closing ceremonies, attendees are also invited to take in a hockey game with the Montréal Canadiens – a fitting end to a busy weekend and a unique and unforgettable glimpse at some beloved local culture. All that’s left to say is, “Go Habs, Go!

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