‎7th Edition of Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress Begins Today 20 January 2022
The 7th edition of the Emirates Plastic ‎Surgery Congress (EPSC) organized by the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society (EPSS) under the ‎umbrella of the Emirates Medical Association (EMA) and the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin ‎Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences kicked off today at the Conrad Dubai Hotel, ‎Sheikh Zayed Road with the presence of His Excellency Dr. Zuhair Al Fardan, President of ‎Emirates Plastic Surgery Society, His Excellency Mirza Al Sayegh, Member, Board of Trustees ‎at Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, His Excellency Dr. ‎Marwan Al Mulla, CEO of the Health Regulation Sector at Dubai Health Authority and Dr. ‎Robert Murphy, President of ICOPLAST.‎
The three-day event will highlight the latest and best topics that will cover the Science & Art in ‎the Field of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, shedding new light on the latest ‎advances, trends, and key breakthroughs in the highly sought-after field.‎
Over 70 key speakers are present to deliver scientific lectures on key trending topics including ‎plastic, aesthetic, and reconstructive surgery, and showcasing the latest research and updated ‎knowledge about new studies in the field of plastic surgery. Some of the main topics to be ‎discussed include face and neck surgery, rhinoplasty, body contouring, and breast surgery. This ‎year’s edition has a remarkable 36 countries in attendance to exert the importance of plastic ‎surgery worldwide, and a commendable 25 companies to showcase the newest products and ‎advancements in technology.‎
The seventh edition of the Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress is being held in conjunction with ‎the 1st Arab Association of Surgical & Medical Aesthetics course focusing on advanced body ‎contouring and in attendance are the Presidents of American Society of Plastic Surgeons ‎‎(ASPS), International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies (ICOPLAST), International ‎Society of Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and regional societies. Additionally, EPSC joins ‎the support of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, ‎honoring those who excel in the medical field.‎
Dr. Nazim Cerkes, President of International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), ‎stated, “We are always excited to participate in this great event, for Emirates Plastic Surgery ‎Society is a strong partner of ISAPS Global Alliance and we have solid cooperation in aesthetic ‎education. Emirates Plastic Surgery Congress is a world-class meeting with incredible scientific ‎content and faculty, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to learn about the most recent ‎developments in aesthetic surgery.”‎
Mirza Al Sayegh, Member, Board of Trustees at Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award ‎for Medical Sciences, stated, "The sponsorship of the Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum ‎Award for Medical Sciences for the conference is an integral part of the main objectives that it ‎seeks to achieve under our wise leadership, and to achieve the vision of the late Sheikh Hamdan ‎bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and to complement the approach that he drew and continued. The ‎honor has been awarded for more than twenty years, for supporting continuing medical ‎education and community service programs is at the top of the award’s priorities, in addition to ‎its interest in supporting many activities and events, including honoring distinguished people in ‎the medical field, and supporting scientific research through its Research Centre and the Centre ‎for Arab Genomic Studies, and Hamdan Medical Journal specialized in medical research ‎publication.”‎
EPSC 2022 is an opportunity for plastic surgeons to connect around the world to enrich their ‎scientific knowledge amongst each other and to develop relationships with new customers, ‎while deepening relationships with existing clients. Featuring a live exhibition area, plenary ‎sessions, and workshops, EPSC hosts live and virtual speakers for presentations and panel ‎discussions. Companies are also highlighting their profile and exhibiting products with live and ‎interactive workshops.‎
The Emirates Plastic Surgery Society commenced and concluded the event by extending great ‎appreciation for the support and encouragement from the Emirates Medical Association, Dubai ‎Health Authority, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, and the ‎Dubai Association Center, who are all helping pave the way for Dubai to be the admirable ‎destination for future international meetings.‎
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