The Congress








Welcome to Hamburg

The Surgical Infection Society – Europe was founded in 1987 in Hamburg and in 2017, we are returning to celebrate its 30th Anniversary.

You are sincerely welcome to join us in Hamburg, Germany, June 8 -9, 2017.

Tradition and Future – the theme of this years Congress on Surgical Infections – where the Tradition of this society meets the Future of surgical infections. New insights in antibiotics, in multidrug resistance, in anstomotic leakages are examples for daily challenges in our hospitals all over Europe.
Over two days, the congress programme will update you with insightful presentations and Pro-Con debates by experts in the field of surgical infections.
The day before the Congress, the first SIS-E Olympics will take place in Hamburg. In this interactive workshop, young surgeons can present and defend interesting cases on surgical infections.

Hamburg as “The Gate to the World” is easy to reach from all over Europe. The Congress venue is in walking distance to the harbour and the new Elbe Philharmonic Hall. You are truly in the center of this vibrant city.
With an interesting programme and innovative forms of presentation, we are looking forward to welcoming surgeons and other professionals in the field of surgical infections to Hamburg.

Joerg Schroeder
Congress Organiser
SIS-E President