47th World Congress of Surgery 2017 - Basel, Switzerland, 13-17 August 2017

Networking Events

Congress Opening and Welcome Reception
Sunday 13 August 2017
17.00 – 21.00
Congress Center
Dresscode: Business attire or academic gown
Included in the registration fee


Basel Night
Monday 14 August 2017
19.00 – 23.00
Sand Oase
Fee: CHF 120


Sand Oase is a tropical sand bar in the middle of basel at the tip of the Rhine River, where the borders of Switzerland, Germany and France meet.

Society Dinners
Tuesday 15 August, 2017
Dresscode for all: smart casual
Fee for each: CHF 130

ISDS & IASMEN Dinner: Restaurant Krafft Basel
Enjoy a beautiful evening in a historic hotel on the riverbanks of Basel


IATSIC & ASAP Dinner: Castle Bottmingen
Three old castles are located along the Birsig River in Benken, Bottmingen and Binnigen. The castle of Bottmingen has been kept almost in its original form. In the middle of the 14th century, it was owned by the Episcopal family and in 1409 it was destroyed. Today, it is one of the landmarks of the region.


IAES Dinner: Rhine River Cruise
Enjoy a beautiful summer evening cruising on the Rhine River, the 2nd longest River after the Danube in Europe


BSI Dinner: Volkshaus Basel 
The Brasserie of the new Volkshaus Basel was designed by Herzog & de Meuron. Its architecture combines classic brasserie-style elements with special design touches and adheres to the warmth and generosity of a beer hall.