39th Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie
October 17-20, 2019, Athens, Greece

Trainees and Young Urologists

Residents, Fellows and Young Urologists are an integral part of the SIU 2019 Congress!

Did you know?  Trainees are entitled to free SIU Membership as well as reduced congress registration rates.  

Check out some of the sessions and opportunities below that SIU has developed to help ensure active participation by the future leaders in urology!

Thursday, October 17


SIU Innovators Symposium

Co-Chairs: Shusuke Akamatsu, Japan / Pradeep Rao, India


This session features the most pertinent and hottest topics in urology, organized and led by the SIU Innovators Committee, which seeks to engage early career urologists.


Tips and Tricks in Research and Publication

Co-Chairs: Stavros Gravas, Greece / Laurence Klotz, Canada / Rajeev Kumar, India


The SIU Academy portion of this programme (1100-1300), will cover topics such as: 


  • Who is the Urology Resident and What Does He/She Want?
  • Differences in Training Across the World: The Role of SIU Programmes and Scholarships
  • e-learning in Urology
  • Simulators and HOT in Urological Education
  • Social Media as an Educational Tool
  • Dissemination of Knowledge: The Example of the SIU-ERAS Programme 
  • Digital Applications in Medicine

Friday, October 18 


SIU Innovators Networking Mixer


This event is a casual social event which allows young urologists and trainees to meet and interact with their contemporaries from around the world, as well as mingle with some of the biggest names in international urology from the SIU's Board of Directors. 

Saturday, October 19


Resident Mentoring Session - Waitlist! Please check back for additional sessions.

Moderator: M. Hadi Radfar, Iran


An intimate networking session with up to 10 world-class experts paired with up to 3 trainees at a time. The group of trainees will have 8 minutes with each expert to ask questions and seek advice regarding career planning and goals.




Damien Bolton, Australia
Roger Dmochowski, United States
Christopher Evans, United States
Stavros Gravas, Greece
Axel Heidenreich, Germany
Ashok Hemal, United States
Makarand Khochikar, India
Victor Nitti, United States
Arnulf Stenzl, Germany
Henry Woo, Australia

Sunday, October 20


Residents Forum: Moderated ePoster Session


SIU 2019 Abstracts may be submitted for the Residents Forum ePoster session. Led by international and local young urologists, this session allows for an open discussion and debate amongst colleagues-in-training in a friendly and collegial setting.


For full programme details, visit the programme schedule here




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