Pecha Kucha 2020

Call for Participation in Pecha Kucha- “The Apprentice” presentation session at the BSGE ASM 2020, Manchester.

We are inviting abstracts from medical students, trainees, non-consultant grade doctors, nurses and paramedics for the Pecha Kucha Oral presentation feature.

This year the Pecha Kucha session will echo the ASM theme of ‘’Bringing talent and technology together’’. We invite trainees to submit abstracts with the theme “The Apprentice”.

We are looking for interesting, novel and thought-provoking presentations showcasing your inventions, technological concepts or innovative ideas to advance minimal access gynaecology.

The best scoring abstracts will be selected for the Pecha Kucha oral presentation session in the main programme at the BSGE ASM. Presentations will be made to a panel of clinicians and industry experts followed by an interactive discussion in the style of “The Apprentice”. The best-selected presentation will be awarded the ‘Pecha Kucha’ Prize.

What is Pecha Kucha?

Pecha Kucha (Japanese: chit-chat) is a simple presentation format in which speakers present 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

The 20 images advance automatically keeping the presentations concise and fast-paced and to time.

Abstract submission process

You are invited to submit an abstract under the following theme: “The Apprentice”.

  • You will need to include your own title, abstract and conclusion.
  • Maximum 250 words
  • The Pecha Kucha session is open to nurses, paramedics, all trainees, doctors in non-training posts, and medical students.
  • All entries will be reviewed and scored by the BSGE Trainees Representatives.
  • Scoring will be based on originality, controversy, relevance to minimal access gynaecology and its thought-provoking content.
  • To submit to Pecha Kucha session, please complete the below submission form.
  • All participants will be notified by 14th February 2020.
  • Four successful participants will have to submit their presentation for review by the BSGE Trainee representatives by 28th February 2020.
  • The four finalists will present their Pecha Kucha presentations live during the session on 23rd of April 2020.

Presentation format

  • 20 slides each of 20 seconds (6min 40sec in total).
  • Each slide within the slideshow is programmed to automatically change at 20 seconds.
  • There will be 5 minutes for discussion and questions with the Dragons at the end of your presentation.
  • Your audience will decide the grand prize winner for the best Pecha Kucha Oral presentation.

Closing date for abstract submission is 31st January 2020.

Pecha Kucha 2020 Abstract Submission


The British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy wishes to express its sincere gratitude and appreciation to the following companies for the continuing support of the society and confirming their packages for BSGE ASM 2020, Manchester.

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