Advancing paediatric surgery through education and research

BAPS Inter/National Training Day- Belgium

The morning will feature hands on sessions with models followed by an afternoon of lectures.

20 Jun

University Hospital Ghent AKA UZGent/Gent UZ/ UZG

Corneel Heymanslaan 10, 9000 Gent, Belgium, 20th June 2023


In Person is OPEN:


*We recommend booking early as places are limited for the in person course as there are a set number of models.


We will be recording the afternoon lectures and making these available after Congress.




Tuesday June 20, 2023 08:30 17:30 Ghent University Hospital campus, Corneel Heymanslaan 10, B-9000 Ghent
please note: all hours are Local time (Brussels, Paris, Rome)


08:30 12:30 CETRAS/Pathology, Ingang 23
Welcome, registration 08:30 08:45
Practical Part 1 09:00 10:30 BEGINNER – BASIC – ADVANCED MIS SIM
VR & Box trainers with Simulation models for Suturing, Fundoplication, Pyeloplasty, Lung & Bowel surgery
Coffeebreak 10:30 11:00 Pathology, Ingang 23
Practical Part 2 11:00 12:30 BEGINNER – BASIC – ADVANCED MIS SIM
VR & Box trainers with Simulation models for Suturing, Fundoplication, Pyeloplasty, Lung & Bowel surgery
LUNCH 12:30 13:30 AUDITORIUM E, Ingang 32


13:30 17:30 AUDITORIUM E, Ingang 32
Welcome, registration 13:30 13:35
Theoretical Part 1 13:35 15:15 Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Basic Science, Pathology & Molecular Biology
Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Clinical Risk grouping, Medical Treatment
Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Surgical Biopsy & Treatment
Radiotherapy in children for paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma & Neuroblastoma
Tea and refreshments 15:15 15:35
Theoretical Part 2 15:35 17:25 Neuroblastoma: Basic Science, Pathology & Molecular Biology
Neuroblastoma: Clinical Risk grouping, Medical Treatment
Neuroblastoma: Surgical Biopsy & Treatment
Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (H)IPEC & PIPAC in adults & children
DINNER TBC 20:30 AMADEUS-2, Gouden Leeuwplein 7, B-9000 Ghent (City Center)

Locations & directions

Morning session: at CETRAS/Pathology building, entrance 23
Lunch & afternoon session: at Auditorium E, entrance 32
View the campus map which shows the locations of the rooms we will be using here :


Getting to the Ghent University Campus

To plan your journey across Belgium visit:

Home – De Lijn

For train specific journeys use:

SNCB official website – Buy your train tickets online (

Getting to Ghent from Brussels

Many of you will be travelling via Brussels on the Eurostar which takes you into Brussels-Midi Station where you can then change for Gent Sint Pieters . The journey is around 30 minutes.

If you are travelling from Brussels Zaventem or Charleroi airports please plan your journey using the De Lijn website.


Getting from Gent Sint Pieters Station to UZGent

From Gent Sint Pieters Station get on Tramline 4 which takes you to the heart of the UZGent campus and takes 13 minutes.  Tramline 4 also takes you from Ghent city center (Korenmarkt etc) to Gent Sint Pieters train station before continuing to the Ghent University Hospital campus (aka “Gent UZ” or UZG).

You can see the Tramline 4 route map marked in green, here:

tramlijnen Gent december 2019_tcm3-23895_1.pdf

For more information about planning your transport within Ghent visit:

Public Transport in Ghent | Visit Gent