Program AMSC 2018

Monday 09/09/2019: Pre-conference tour

The AMSC is pleased to once again announce a collaboration with Wouter Vaneerdeweg, to offer a guided walk through Antwerp City as pre-conference tour for the Antwerp Medical Students’ Congress 2019 which runs September 10 – 14. On this, entrance free tour, you will discover the best of Antwerp City and its lesser-known gems together with other participants of the congress and some team members.

Tuesday 10/09/2019: Oral research presentations +  lasershooting

Lasershooting is the perfect icebreaker for you and all your fellow AMSC participants. Near the University grounds, our logistics team has created the perfect environment for an exciting game!

Wednesday 11/09/2019: Poster research presentations + award ceremony + pub crawl

What is better than seeing Antwerp by night, while enjoying a drink with your newly made friends? Nothing. Our experience party team will guide you to a few of the best pubs in town. 

Thursday 12/09/2019: Lectures and workshops + dinner 

A dinner at the Groote Witte Arend is a perfect addition to our social program. It is an opportunity to enjoy some typical dishes of the Belgian Quisine. 

Friday 13/09/2019: Lectures and workshops + beer tasting

Beers are a Belgian Specialty. Bier Central, a pub in the city centre, offers a selection of over 300 kinds of beers. Make sure to try a few before you leave our beautiful country!

Workshop 1: Treatment of burn wounds. Don’t miss our burn wounds workshop during the 2019 edition of the AMSC! During this 3 hour workshop you’ll learn how to classify burn wounds and also the ins and outs of their treatment! Dr. Rose, whose work has been documented in a well-known Flemish TV show, will be there to show you the ropes. Make sure to subscribe in time since there are only a limited amount of  places available. Registrations open on the 30th of August 12:00 GMT+1.

Workshop 2: Laparoscopy. During this hands-on workshop you’ll learn the intricacies of operating utilizing laparoscopic techniques. Dr. Berzenji will show you how to perform even the most precise movements. You’ll get the knack of it in no time! This workshop is only available for students from other universities than the University of Antwerp.

Workshop 3: Da Vinci robot. Learn how to use one of the most advanced surgical robots available on the market while you’re at the AMSC! Dr. Van Schil will teach you how to operate using this fine piece of technology. 

Saturday 14/09/2019: Lectures + closing ceremony + MAS + Final drinks

To close off this week, we arranged a visit to the Museum Aan de Stroom. Placed on the shores of Antwerp this Museum has a wonderful view. It has changing expositions on a variety of subjects. All information on the current exposition can be found here