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Wednesday June 13th
16:00 - 20.00
Thursday June 21st
08.00 - 08.45
​Coffee/tea and commercial exhibition.
08.45 - 09.00
Welcome and opening.
​What is low rectal cancer and intermediate risk?
09.00 - 10.30
Session 1.
​NERC 2018 MDT.
10.30 - 11.00
​Coffee/tea and commercial exhibition.
16.00 - 16.15
​Coffee/tea and commercial exhibition.
13.30 - 16.00
Session 3.
​Watch and Wait.
11.00 - 12.30
Session 2.
​Quality of Life.
16.15 - 16.35
Session 4.
TEM-ESD for adenoma. A new standard?​
12.30 - 13.30
​Lunch and commercial exhibition.
​Traditional Solstrand Meeting Dinner.
Friday June 22nd
11.00 - 13.00
Session 6.
​Transanal TME and robotic surgery.
08.00 - 08.30
​Coffee/tea and commercil exhibition.
13.00 - 13.45
Session 7.
​Do we need another randomized trial to compare surgical technique?
08.30 - 10.30
Session 5.
​Trials in early rectal cancer: are we getting anywhere?
10.30 - 11.00
​Coffee/tea and commercial exhibition.
13.45 - 14.00
Closing remarks.
What to take home from NERC 2018​.
Lunch and commercial exhibition.
See you in 2020.​

May 13th to 15th 2020

Jörg Baral
Städtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe, Germany
Gina Brown
Royal Marsden, London, UK
Julio Castillo
Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla Santander, Spain
Werner Kneist
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
Chris Cunningham
Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK
Eelco de Graaf
Ijsseland Hospital, The Netherlands
Nuno Figueiredo
Champalimaud, Lisbon, Portugal
Rob Glynne-Jones
Mt Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood, UK
Roel Hompes
Oxford University Hopitals, Oxford, UK
Joep Knol
Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
Torbjørn Hom
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Inger Marie Løes
Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, NO
Simon Ng
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Cornelia Rösler
Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, NO
Marco Gomez-Ruiz
Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla Santander, Spain
Joshua Smith
Memorial Sloan Kattering Cancer Center, New York, USA
Hege Sætran
Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, NO
Paris Tekkis
Imperial College, London, UK
Jurriaan Tuynman
Amsterdam VU, The Nederlands
By Plane:
Nearest airport is Bergen Flesland. The venue is located approximately 30 km south of Bergen and the airport. Taxi (around 800 kr) is the most convenient and quickest way to go  from the airport to Solstrand Hotel & Bad.
Express boat (Hardangerfjordekspressen): You board the express boat at the airport and arrive at the quay in Osøyro (Os), from there you can walk (20 minutes) or take a taxi to Solstrand.
Light rail train and bus ( From the airport you board the light rail train towards Bergen city centre. Get of at Nesttun sentrum and transfer to bus number 600 that will take you to Osøyro (Os).
By Bus:
From Bergen city centre you take the bus number 600 towards Osøyro (Os) ( From there you can walk (20 minutes) or take a taxi to Solstrand Hotel & Bad.

The venue Solstrand Hotel & Bad, is beautiful embedded in scenic surroundings. Both the spa and the food are widely recognised in Norway. All previous meetings have been characterised by an open and friendly atmosphere where questions are easy to ask, and many are eager to answer and join the discussions.

Michel Adamina
Kantonsspital Winterthur, Switzerland
Ane Appelt
University of Leeds, UK
03 May 2021, 13:00
Solstrand Hotel & Bad
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