Congress Committee

Congress Committee

The ESSO Congress Committee is composed of the President, President-Elect, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer, ETC Chair, ETC Co-chair, EYSAC Chair, a lead for each tumour site track and a Congress national/local chair if different from any of the above. An advisory council is established every year to assist the Congress Committee in the development of the scientific programme.

The composition of the ESSO 42 Congress Committee is as follows:


Isabel-Teresa Rubio

ESSO President; Director, Breast Surgical Unit, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Spain
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Domenico M. D'Ugo

ESSO Past-President; Professor of Surgery at Catholic University of Rome, “A.Gemelli” Medical School, Italy
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Hassan Malik

ESSO Honorary Secretary; Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon and Clinical lead for digestive surgery, University Hospital Aintree, UK
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Jos van der Hage

ETC Co-Chair; Leiden University Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Michel Rivoire

ESSO Honorary Treasurer; Head of the Surgical Oncology Department, Centre Léon Bérard, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
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Geerard Beets

ESSO President-Elect; Chair, Department of Surgery, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Andreas Brandl

EYSAC Past Chair; Surgical Oncologist, Digestive Unit, Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
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Alessandro Gronchi

ESSO Board Member; Chair Sarcoma Service, Department of Surgery, Fondazione IRCCS Instituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
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Pompiliu Piso

ESSO Board Member; Chair Surgical Oncology Society, Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie, Germany
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Carmela Caballero

EYSAC Chair; General Surgery, International Clinical Research Breast International Group, Brussels, Belgium
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Stefan Stättner

ETC Chair; Board Member; Head of Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Salzkammergutklinküm OÖG, Johannes Kepler University / Vöcklabruk, Austria
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