The BSGE launched our ASM in Belfast on Wednesday 1st May, 2024. With more than 800 delegates including consultants, trainees, clinical nurse specialists, students, international colleagues and industry representatives it is the Society’s biggest conference ever and it promises to offer memorable scientific and social programmes.

On May 1st, ahead of the meeting proper, there was a wide range of pre-congress masterclasses, course and hands-on training. There were eight packed sessions including:

Endometriosis Live Masterclass which showcased a robotic cadaveric dissection with Prof Mabrouk, and a number of live-streamed surgical cases of endometriosis with surgeons including Mr Andrew Kent, Prof Tim Rockall and Mikey Adamczyk. The pre-congress course was also offered virtually so delegates tuned in from across the UK.

RIGS intermediate laparoscopy course. An intensive practical course that covered the requirements of the RCIG curriculum, offering state of the art models and the opportunity for OSAT assessments with a renowned faculty.

V-Notes Taster Workshop teaching more on the techniques of natural orifice surgery.

Robotic Surgery Workshop– This is the second year that this Intuitive sponsored robotic surgery has been run at the ASM and this year it was completely sold-out with delegates highly engaged during the talks and the hands-on training.



Gynaecological Ultrasound Workshop. This course was designed for the needs of those practicing minimal access surgery- it was a comprehensive workshop looking at general technique,  various pathologies including endometriosis and sharing some exceptional and inspiring videos.

Transcervical fibroid ablation workshop. This practical and theoretical course was held for the second year at the ASM, it was aimed at professionals interested in minimally invasive fibroid treatments.

Hands-on Hysteroscopy Workshop for doctors and nurses offering both the theory and practical aspects of diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy.


Endometriosis Nurse CNS Education Day provided up to date education to enhance the knowledge and skills of endometriosis CNS, as well as providing the opportunity to share experiences and network with other professionals.