Courses, Conferences and Symposiums

24th World Congress of IFSO | 3-7 September 2019, Madrid

BESP – Bariatric Endoscopy São Paulo October 2019

ObesityWeek 2019 November 3-9, Las Vegas

1. 4th International Symposium of Live Endoscopy, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA, October 11-12, 2019
2. 1st BESP, Bariatric Endoscopy São Paulo, Brazil, October 04 –05, 2019
3. 24th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders: IFEMA Palacio Municipal, Madrid Spain, September 03 –07, 2019
4. Expert Meeting: “Reflux in Bariatic Surgery”, Hilton Beirut, Habtoor Grand Hotel, June 27-29, 2019
5. 22nd Spring Lebanese Congress of Surgery, Beirut, Lebanon, , June 27-29, 2019
6. Association for Bariatric Endoscopy Meeting, Marriott Marquis San Diego, CA, May 17, 2019
7. 1st IFSO-MENAC Meeting 3rd PASMBS Meeting, Kuwait City, Kuwait, April 11 – 13, 2019
8. 1st Annual Int’l Conference of the Iraqi Society for Metabolic & Bariatric, Baghdad, Iraq, Mar 08-09, 2019
9. IPEG’s 28th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Hotel Santiago, Chile, March 20-22, 2019
10. The 1st Annual International Conference of the Iraqi Society for Metabolic & Bariatric, Babylon Rotana Hotel, Baghdad, Iraq, March 08-09, 2019
11. 16th International Congress and Workshop of Egyptian Society of Laparoscopic Surgery (ESLS), Hilton Cairo Heliopolis Hotel, Egypt, Feb 14 – 16, 2019
12. 4th Arab Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (ASPED) Conference, Oman Convention and Exhibition Center, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, Dec 06 – 08, 2018
13. Saudi Arabian Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (SASMBS), Sultan bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City, Riyadh, KSA, Nov 30-Dec 02, 2018
14. sAmerican Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) annual meetings Obesity Week , Nashville Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Nov. 11-15, 2018
15. 14th Annual Congress of the Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS) in cooperation with International Bariatric Club 26th IBC Symposium & 1st IFSO Symposium, Dusit Thani, Cairo Egypt, Nov. 06-08, 2018
16. TAPS & IPEG MEC Joint Congress: 36th Annual Congress of TAPS: 22nd Annual Congress of PSNA: 3rd Annual Congress of IPEG MEC Swissotel Grand Efez, Izmir Turkey, Oct 24 – 27, 2018
17. BMG and GMEA Training Center in Byblos, Beirut Lebanon, Sept 21-22, 2018
18. 1st Jordanian Society for Obesity Surgery and 2nd Pan Arab Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery PASMBS” Congress, Le Royal Hotel, Amman Jordan, , June 25 to 26, 2018
19. 5th Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting (GOSS 2017), Conrad Hotel, Dubai, UAE, Dec 06 to 09, 2017
20. 15th International Congress and Workshop of Egyptian Society of Laparoscopic Surgery (ESLS), Pyramisa Hotel, Cairo Egypt, Feb 14 – 16, 2018
21. Arab Health 2018: Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre Dubai, UAE Jan 29 to Feb 01, 2018.
22. 5th Annual Gulf Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society Conference, Dec 05 – 09, 2017
23. 4th International Course Madrid International Bariatric Endoscopy (MIBE), Madrid, Spain, Sept 20-22, 2017
24. 22nd World Congress International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Aug 29 – Sept 02, 2017
25. Alexea 2017, July 02 – 06, 2017, Alexandria, Egypt.
26. 20th Spring Lebanese Congress of Surgery, April 27-29, 2017, Beirut, Lebanon.
27. SurgiAlex 2017, April 26-28, 2017, Alexandria, Egypt.
28. 6th International Conference of Saudi Scientific Pediatric Surgery Association April 25 – 27, 2017, Jeddah, KSA.
29. 4th Annual Congress of Pediatric Surgery in collaboration with The Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association (EPSA), Tolip Hotel, Alexandria Hotel, April 19-21, 2017
30. 11th Hot Topics in Pediatrics, King Fahad Hospital of the University, Dammam, KSA, Mar 01 – 02, 2017
31. Arab Health Exhibition, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, Dubai, UAE, Jan 30 – Feb 02, 2017
32. The 5th Saudi Pediatric Association Conference SPAC5, International Convention & Exhibition Center, Riyadh, KSA, Feb 07-09, 2017
33. Egyptian Society of Laparoscopic Surgery (ESLS), Semiramis Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, Feb 16-18, 2016
34. 3rd Arab Society of Pediatric Endocrinology& Diabetes (ASPED) Conference, Intercontinental Hotel, Jeddah, KSA, Dec 07-08, 2016
35. 1st IPEG ME Chapter Annual Meeting conjoined with 31st EPSA Congress, Cairo Egypt, Nov 27 to Dec 02, 2016
36. The Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS), Dusit Thani Lake View, Cairo Egypt. Nov 22 to 24, 2016
37. World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons 5TH World Congress of Pediatric Surgery, Washington, DC, October 08-11, 2016
38. 21st World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorders, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sept 28 – Oct 01, 2016
39. Obesity Week, Ernest Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, Oct 31 – Nov 04, 2016
40. 4th International Pediatric Surgery Conference and 1st IPEG ME Master Class Advanced Pediatric Laporoscopy, Jeddah, KSA, September 24-26, 2016
41. IPEG’s 25th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Fukuoka, Japan, May 24 – 28, 2016.
42. International Conference on Controversies in Surgery, Fujairah, May 05-06, 2016
43. SurgiAlex 4th Annual Conference, April 27 – 29, 2016
44. 3rd World Congress on Controversies in Pediatrics, Barcelona, Spain, Mar. 31 – Apr. 02, 2016
45. Challenges in Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery (CBMS) Course, Hyatt Regency Dubai, UAE, Apr.08-09, 2016
46. 13th International Expert Meeting for the Surgery Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (ALPINE), Saafelden, Austria, Mar.11-12, 2016
47. 3rd Khorfakkan International Conference, Khorfakkan, UAE, Feb. 26-27, 2016.
48. 13th International Congress & Workshop Egyptian Society of Laparoscopic Surgery, Cairo, Feb 18-20, 2016
49. 1st GEOM, Gore Expert Obesity Meeting, Milan, Italy, December 03-04, 2015
50. Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery, Cairo, Egypt, October 14-15, 2015
51. POSE Procedure Workshop: Barcelona, Spain, September 16 – 18, 2015
52. IFSO 20th World Congress, Vienna, Austria, August 26 -29, 2015
53. 13th Int’l Bariatric Club (IBC) Symposium IFSO 20th World Congress, Vienna, Austria, Aug 26 -29, 2015
54. 1st Annual Bariatric Conference, Amman Jordan, May 16 to 17, 2015
55. 1st Qatar International Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Summit, Doha, Qatar, May 01 to 02, 2015
56. Health Workshop, King Saud Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, April 07, 2015.
57. IPEG’s 24th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children held in conjunction with the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Nashville, Tennesse, USA, April 14 – 18, 2015.
58. 3rd International KFAFH Pediatric Surgery Conference “Management of Morbid Obesity in Adolescents”, Intercontinental Hotel, Jeddah, KSA, April 04 – 06, 2015.
59. 12th Egyptian Society of Laparoscopic Surgery, Ramses Hilton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, February 26-28, 2015
60. 2nd Annual GOSS Meeting organized by Emirates Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Interest Group including 22nd Annual Meeting of EOMSIG: 6th SKMC Cleveland Clinic Obesity Symposium; 3rd Kuwait Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Conference; 22nd Annual Meeting of the Saudi Arabian Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Raffles Hotel, Dubai, UAE, December 10 to 13, 2014.
61. POSE Procedure Workshop, Raffles Hotel, Dubai, UAE, December 10 and 14, 2014.
62. Invitation to Setting Process for Implementing Training Guidelines for Bariatric Surgery in Saudi Arabia, Fairmont Hotel, Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2014.
63. The X1th Makassed Medical Congress, Hilton Habtour Grand Hotel– Sin El Fil, Beirut Lebanon, Nov 27-29,2014.
64. 10th Bienniel Conference of Pan African Pediatric Surgical Association (PAPSA) in collaboration with 29th Annual Meeting of the Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association (EPSA): Semiramis Intercontinental, Cairo, Egypt, November 12-14, 2014.
65. Symposium on Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, November 11 – 13, 2014.
66. Obesity Week 2014: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston Massachusetts, November 02-07, 2014.
67. 42nd Jordanian International Conference of Jordanian Surgical Society; 2nd Scientific Day of the Surgical Specialty “Ministry of Health”; 22nd Annual Congress of Pan Arab Association of Surgeons in collaboration with International Surgical Society, Amman Jordan, Oct. 16–18, 2014.
68. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition: San Diego Convention Center, California, USA, October 11 – 14, 2014.
69. IFSO XIX World Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 26 – 30, 2014

70. IPEG’s 23rd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children held in conjunction with BAPS 61st Annual Meeting, Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) Edinburgh, Scotland, July 22-26, 2014.
71. Workshop on Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery “General Surgery”, Alexandria, Egypt, June 01 – 05, 2014.
72. SurgiAlex Annual International Conference of Surgery, Alexandria, Egypt, May 29-30 2014.
73. First Annual Alexandria Pediatric Surgery Conference, Alexandria, Egypt, May 29-30 2014.
74. 13th Annual Surgery Research Day, KKUH Department of Surgery College of Medicine, Riyadh, KSA, May 11, 2014.
75. IFSO EC 2014 –6th Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, European Chapter, Brussels Belgium, April 30 – May 03, 2014.
76. MOH Forum for Medical Assistant Services: Gen. Directorate of Nutrition, Marriot Hotel, Riyadh, Apr 29, 2014.
77. Bariatric Course, European Surgical Institute, Hamburg – Norderstedt, Germany, April 23-25, 2014.
78. SAGES 2014: Scientific Session and Postgraduate Courses, “Putting the Patient First: Promoting Innovation and Safety in the OR and Beyond – Salt Lake City, Utah, April 02-05, 2014.
79. 3rd International Congress on Obesity Management & 2nd SASMBS Meeting, Khobar, February 15-16, 2014.
80. IRCAD Bariatric Master Class, Strasbourg France, January 16-17, 2014
81. Obesity Week, Atlanta United States, November 11-16, 2013.
82. Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus Conference, Yanbu, November 04-05, 2013.
83. ACMOMS VI – Controversies in Batriatric Surgery, Hydebabad, India, July 05-06, 2013.
84. Saudi Health – Cardiology Conference, Riyadh – K.S.A. May 12-13, 2013.
85. 2nd International Conference of Jordanian Association of Paediatric Surgeons & the 13th Congress of Pan Arab Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Amman – Jordan, May 9-11, 2013.
86. International Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Meeting , Dubai, UAE , March 19-21, 2013
87. 6th Annual International Pediatric Conference, AL Ain , UAE . March 21-23, 2013
88. 4th Saudi Pediatric Endocrinology Group Conference & 1st Diabetes Educators Conference, KSA, Jeddah, February 12-13, 2013.
89. Excellence in Pediatric Specialty Care Symposium, USA, Colorado, Denver, January 24-26, 2013.
90. 1st Qatar International Pediatric Surgery Congress and 12th Pan Arab Pediatric surgery Association Congress, Qatar, December 17-18, 2012.
91. 4th Annual Obesity Symposium. , UAE, Dubai, December 11-13, 2012.
92. 11th Asia Congress of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgery (Bariatric Surgery and Adolescents), KSA, Riyadh, December 11-13, 2012.
93. International Sleeve Consensus Summit for Sleeve Gastrectomy (ICSSG) (Sleeve Gastrectomy in Children and Adolescents), USA, New York, December 6-8, 2012.
94. 1st state of the Art Pediatric International Conference (SAPIC), KSA, Riyadh, King Fahad Cultural Centre, December 1-5, 2012.
95. First Annual Kuwait Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Conference, Kuwait, November 25-29, 2012.
96. 4th SKMC- Cleveland Clinic Obesity and Digestive Disease Symposium, UAE, Al Ain, October 11-13, 2012.
97. Building Bridges Workshop, KSA, Riyadh, Liver Disease Research Center, King Saud University, Oct. 7, 2012.
98. A Comparative Study – IFSO 2012, India, New Delhi, September 11-15, 2012.
99. First Asian Metabolic Surgery Task Force Meeting, July 6-7, 2012.
100. 2nd EUPSA-BAPS Joint Congress, Italy, Rome, June 13-16, 2012.
101. SAGE’s annual meeting (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons), USA, San Diego, March 7-10, 2012.
102. 21st Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, USA, San Diego, Marh 6-12, 2012.
103. Training session for Ministry of health, KSA, Riyadh, March 05, 2012.
104. Training Sessions for primary care centers physicians, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA, March 05, 2012.
105. Advanced Pediatric Laparoscopy Meeting, Egypt, Alexandria, January 7-9, 2012.
106. Obesity symposium, KSA, Jeddah, December 13-15, 2011.
107. 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society 2011, USA, Florida, Orlando, October 01-05, 2011.
108. 20th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Czech Republic, Prague, May 3-7, 2011.
109. Second International Pediatric Surgery Conference, Armed Forces Hospital, KSA, Jeddah, April 9-13, 2011.
110. The Saudi Conference for Sport Medicine, KSA, Riyadh, February 21-23, 2011.
111. 3rd World Congress of Pediatric Surgery, India, New Delhi: October 21-25, 2010.
112. Obesity prevention and Management workshop, Bahrain: October 12-14, 2010.
113. 7th Congress of Mediterranean Association of Pediatric Surgery, Cyprus, October 8-10, 2010.
114. Guest Visit to Aker University Oslo Department of Obesity, Norway, Oslo: September 22-24, 2010.
115. International Pediatric Endo surgery Group 19th IPEG Meeting, Hawaii, June 8-12, 2010.
116. 11th Conference of Arab society of pediatric surgery, Tunisia, March 4–6, 2010.
117. Fifth Conference of Food and Nutrition, KSA, Riyadh, February 9-12, 2010.
118. Third conference of the gulf group for the Study of diabetes, KSA, Jeddah, February 9-11, 2010.
119. Third Arab conference on obesity and physical activity, Bahrain, Manama, January 19-2, 2010.

120. The First Scientific conference for post graduate students, KSA, Riyadh: December 9-10, 2009.
121. 3rd Arab – ISPCAN Regional Conference on Child Protection, Riyadh, March 01, 2009.
122. 4th International Surgery Conference, UAE, March 12, 2009.
123. Kuwait International Congress Updates in Pediatric Surgery, Kuwait, November 25-27, 2008.
124. Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association EPSA 2008 Conference, Egypt, Cairo, November 19-22, 2008.
125. 21st Congress of the Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Thailand, November 16-19, 2008.
126. 7th Congress of the Mediterranean Association of Pediatric Surgery & 7th Congress of the Maghrebine Federation of Pediatric Surgery, 7th Annual Meeting of the Tunisian Association of Pediatric Surgery, Tunisia, Tunis, 9-11/10/2008.
127. 1st UAE International Pediatric Surgery Congress of the Emirates Pediatric Surgery Society and the 10th Arab
128. Association of Pediatric Surgeons Congress, Workshop and Course, UAE, March 6-10, 2008.
129. Alexia Conference, Training Center, Egypt, May 11, 2008
130. First training minimally invasive surgery workshop in pediatric, Syria 2007.
131. Egyptian Society of Surgeon, Egypt, Alein Alsokhnah, April 11, 2007.
132. Minimally Invasive Surgery Workshop, Abu Dhabi, May 12, 2007
133. 1st Middle East pectus excavatum workshop, Riyadh, May 01, 2007
134. International Surgical Congress, Abu Dhabi, March 01-04, 2007.
135. Robotic Pediatric Surgery Workshop, Dallas, Texas April 15, 2006
136. Lecturing and Training in the Egyptian Minimally Invasive Center (ALEXIA), Egypt, Alexandria, August 2007.
137. French & Syrian 2nd conference in Pediatric surgery, Aleppo, 27-29/04/2005.
138. Saudi Pediatric Surgical Symposium, KSA, Riyadh 8-9/03/2005.
139. Neonatal symposium, KSA, Riyadh, Security force hospital, 27-8/02/2005.
140. 1ST Laparoscopic Arab Association meeting, Kuwait, 27-28/01/2005.
141. Egyptian association of pediatric surgery, Egypt, Cairo, 11/12/2004.
142. “Surgery of the 21st century”, KSA, Riyadh, KFSH, 20-22/09/2004.
143. Improving the standards of resident training, Saudi Council, Riyadh, Feb 2005.
144. Clinical skill training workshop, KSU, Riyadh, 28 Feb 2005.
145. Workshop on Problem based learning (PBL), Gulf University, Bahrain, 22-24 March, 2005.
146. Operative Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy Workshop, Military Hospital, Riyadh, March 5-9, 2005
147. Egyptian Association of Pediatric Surgery: Minimally Invasive Surgery Workshop, Cairo, Dec. 11, 2004.
148. Computer in Higher Education (Web CT and On Line learning), KSU, Oct 2004
149. Surgery of the 21st Century, KSA, Riyadh, KFSH, September 20-22, 2004.
150. Mini-Invasive Surgery Symposium, RKH-Military Hospital Riyadh, April 2004
151. The 1st scientific conference on the march of medical education in Saudi Arabia March 24, 2004.
152. Basic Course in Surgical Principle for Resident: KSU, College of Medicine, February, 2004
153. Workshop on statistic in medical research, KSU, Riyadh, January 08, 2004.
154. 3rd international symposium on Laparoscopic surgery, KSU, Oct 2003
155. Skills of instructional methods, KSU, College of medicine, 5th Oct, 2003.
156. 1st Laparoscopic Symposium in Saudi German Hospital, Abha, May 2003
157. 4th Saudi Pediatric Endocrinology Group Conference & 1st Diabetes Educators Conference, Jed, 12-13/02/13
158. 2nd KSU Workshop on Medical Education, March 1-3, 2005
159. IPEG annual meeting 2002, Italy.
160. IPEG annual meeting 2001, Australia
161. Osler course of American college of surgery 2001.
162. Strasbourg pediatric surgery advanced laparoscopic course 2001.
163. MacMaster university course in pediatric Laparoscopy 2000.
164. Royal college of Canada meeting, Toronto 1998.
165. Royal College of Canada meeting Montreal 1997.
166. MacMaster university course in pediatric Laparoscopy 1997.
167. Annual meetings of the Canadian association of pediatric surgery since 1997.
168. American College of surgeon 1996: GI post-graduate course