Past Events


InciSioN Global Surgery Symposium 2019

Kigali, Rwanda
April 20th-21st 2019

IGSS2019 attracted 330 participants from 26 different countries worldwide and nearly 40 expert speakers from over 10 different countries. Additionally, 10 scholarships were given to scholars from other low and middle-income countries to participate in the symposium. The conference is unique in that it is an excellent and affordable scientific event in Global surgery, by and for the future of Global Surgery. The IGSS brings together a global audience of specialists, residents, and students; linking participants with global surgery experts with both in-filed and academic experience and public health experts from international organizations and civil society from all over the world, to learn about basic concepts of global surgery, recent developments, and next steps to be taken by both international community and local stakeholders.

IGSS aims to equip participants with the needed skills and connections to make a change in their home countries through capacity building, diversity, and educational programs. It bridges the gap between students and residents, specialists, and other healthcare professionals from around the world, to come up with collaborative and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing global surgery challenges.


InciSioN Global Surgery Symposium 2018

Leuven University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
May, 5th-6th 2018

The InciSioN Global Surgery Symposium 2018 (IGSS2018) was the first independently organised symposium by InciSioN – International Student Surgical Network. The international symposium attracted a varied and global audience of 228 specialists, residents, and students from 49 different countries, including 12 fully funded Travel Scholars from 12 different low and middle-income countries, introducing them to the basic concepts of global surgery, its recent developments and future steps to take by both the international community and local stakeholders.

Speakers included 32 renowned Global Surgery experts from 5 different continents, including surgeons, anaesthesiologists and obstetricians with both in-field and academic experience, and public health and financing experts from international organizations and civil society, ranging from the WHO to Harvard and from Pakistan to Nicaragua.


Global Neurosurgery Conference 2017

Cheikh Zaid Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
November, 11th 2017

Beyond Borders: The Future of Global Surgery

Royal Society of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
April, 9th 2016