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UKETS are proud to be collaborating with the VS again this year and will be running workshops during the annual scientific meeting.

The Vascular Societies Annual Scientific Meeting 2016
Manchester Central Convention Complex
30 November – 2 December 2016


Delegate registration is now open for The Vascular Societies Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

Following the success of last year’s meeting in Bournemouth, we are pleased to announce for the second time the Vascular Society, Society of Vascular Nurses and the Society for Vascular Technology are working together to bring you one single integrated event – The Vascular Societies’ Annual Scientific Meeting.


This year’s meeting is taking place from the 30th November – 2nd December 2016, at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, and features expert speakers who will deliver engaging sessions on the latest in vascular education and research.


The Programme:


With an exciting and comprehensive programme on offer, this year’s conference features specialist sessions for Vascular SurgeonsVascular Nurses and Vascular Scientists, and also includes debates, masterclasses, oral abstracts, company symposia, workshops and access to a large industry exhibition.

Vascular Surgeon session highlights include the “President’s Symposium: Fifty Years of the Vascular Society – and fifty more!” with Mike Wyatt and Rob Sayers chairing. This year’s “Kinmonth Lecture” will be chaired by Peter Lamont and delivered by Cliff Shearman on “Changing the world – feet first”.

Thursday’s Vascular Nurse highlights include: “Nursing Research”“Carotid Disease”“Avoidable Harm in Vascular Patients”, and “Thoracic disease”.

In addition, Vascular Scientist highlights on Thursday include: a comprehensive programme of scientific presentations as well as vascular scientist trainee Research Proposals. Further highlights include guest lectures on “Limb Reattachment Surgery” by Mr Jason Wong and talks from SOR on “Professional Issues and Indemnity and Pensions”“The Jackie Walton lecture” is on “Wilderness and Expedition Medicine” which will be presented by Professor Chris Imray. There will also be an update on “Professional Issues” with Reports from members of the SVT Executive.

In order to meet their individual educational requirements delegates can choose to attend any of the sessions in the programme.


The full programme is available online at:


The conference will take place in the Manchester Central Convention Complex.

Manchester Central is located in the centre of the UK and benefits from an extensive multi-modal transport network. Manchester Airport is just nine miles from the city centre and serves more than 200 destinations worldwide. If you are travelling by train, Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi.

Full details, to include maps and parking information are available on the conference webpages at: 

 2015 Feedback:

  • “This is the first conference I have been to and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I would definitely like to attend again in the future”
  • “Organisation excellent. App superb. I thought the re-organised format worked very well”
  • “Liked being able to go into any session, rather than registering separately”
  • “Overall it is always a good meeting to attend”
  • “Overall very good”


Make sure you register to be part of this year’s event!




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