41st Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie
November 10-14, 2021

The 2021 Congress Learning Objectives are as follows:

After this educational event, attendees should be able to:

  • Recall and contrast the latest advances in genitourinary cancer diagnosis, staging, and management
  • Discuss advanced cancer treatments, including immunotherapy for genitourinary cancers
  • Discuss the latest advances in robotic platforms and minimally invasive surgical techniques in urology
  • Describe the causes and treatment of lower urinary tract dysfunction, including the newest therapies for prostate enlargement
  • Summarize the pathophysiology and management of genitourinary fistulae and stricture disease
  • Describe emerging urological infections and the impact of COVID-19 on urological care
  • Detail surgical approaches to urinary stone disease
  • List common genital emergencies and their management
  • Characterize the assessment and management of male infertility
  • Define treatment options for erectile dysfunction and learn new skills in the principles of penile prosthesis placement
  • Recall urologic issues specific to the geriatric population
  • List hormonal treatments for urologic patients
  • Present diagnostic and management approaches to common pediatric urological diseases


SIU 2021 Scientific Programme
Last updated: October 08, 2021

Please Note: All session times are listed in Gulf Standard Time (GST).

To view the PDF version of the Scientific Programme, please click here.

To view a list of unmoderated ePosters, please click here.

To view a list of moderated and residents’ forum ePosters, please consult the Scientific Programme for those sessions.


Wednesday, November 10

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SYMP-01: 9th Symposium on Affordable New Technologies in Urology (SANTU) and Best Affordable New Technologies in Urology Contest (BANTUC)  

Co-Chairs: Mohammed Lezrek, Morocco / Arvind Ganpule, India
Honorary Chair: Daniel Yachia, Israel


SYMP-02: Pan-African Urological Surgeons Association (PAUSA) Symposium  

Chair: Mohamed Jalloh, Senegal


SYMP-03: International Society of Reconstructive Urology (ISORU) Symposium  

Co-Chairs: Pankaj Joshi, India / Paksi Satyagraha, Indonesia


SYMP-04: Indian Urology Around the World Symposium  

Co-Chairs: Mallikarjuna Chiruvella, India / Keshavamurthy Ramaiah, India


SYMP-05: Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS) Symposium  

Co-Chairs: Jairam Eswara, United States / Francisco E. Martins, Portugal / Drew Peterson, United States


SYMP-06: Joint SIU-Chinese Urological Association (ChUA) Symposium    

Co-Chairs: Badrinath Konety, United States / Li-Ping Xie, People's Republic of China


SYMP-07: Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Symposium    

Co-Chairs: Allen W. Chiu, Taiwan / Myung-Soo Choo, South Korea


SYMP-08: Kenya Association of Urological Surgeons (KAUS) and South African Urological Association (SAUA) Symposium  

Co-Chairs: Shingai Mutambirwa, South Africa / Saeed R. Samnakay, Kenya


SYMP-09: International Consultation on Urological Diseases (ICUD) and World Urologic Oncology Federation (WUOF) - Consultation: Molecular Biomarkers in Urology  

Chair: Laurence Klotz, Canada


SYMP-10: Joint SIU-Korean Urological Association (KUA) Symposium    

Co-Chairs: Stavros Gravas, Cyprus / Sung Kyu Hong, South Korea


SYMP-11: Symposium on Focal Therapy  

Co-Chairs: Jean de la Rosette, Turkey / Jurgen Futterer, The Netherlands / Rafael Sanchez-Salas, Canada

Thursday, November 11

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LS: Semi-Live Surgery    

Co-Chairs: Jean de la Rosette, Turkey / Thomas Herrmann, Switzerland / Rafael Sanchez-Salas, Canada


TIPS-01: SIU Tips and Tricks Session  

Co-Chairs: Peter Black, Canada / Sean P. Elliott, United States / Stavros Gravas, Cyprus


SYMP-12: World Urological Oncology Federation (WUOF) Symposium - Advances in Systemic Therapeutics  

Co-Chairs: Peter Hammerer, Germany / Laurence Klotz, Canada


SYMP-13: Joint SIU-Confederación Americana de Urología (CAU) Session (in English)  

Co-Chairs: Alejandro Rodriguez, United States / Rafael Sanchez-Salas, Canada


SYMP-14: Arab Urology Around the World (AAU) Symposium  

Chair: Raed Azhar, Saudi Arabia


SYMP-16: Joint SIU-Federation of ASEAN Urological Associations (FAUA) Session  

Chair: Noor Ashani Bin Md. Yusoff, Malaysia


SYMP-15: Iranian Urological Association (IUA) Symposium  

Co-Chairs: Abbas Basiri, Iran / Mauro Gacci, Italy


SYMP-17: International Neuro-Urology Society (INUS) Symposium  

Chair: Helmut Madersbacher, Austria


SYMP-18: Hellenic Urological Association (HUA) Symposium - Current Status and Future Directions in the Treatment of RCC  

Co-Chairs: Ioannis Gkialas, Greece / Mohamad Moussa, Lebanon


SYMP-19: EurAsian Urooncology Association (EUA) Symposium  

Co-Chairs: Ates Kadioğlu, Turkey / Ahmet Yaser Müslümanoğlu, Turkey


OC: Opening Ceremonies  

Friday, November 12

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IC-01: Instructional Course 01 - PCNL Tips/Tricks and Pitfalls  

Co-Chairs: Mohamad Moussa, Lebanon / Athanasios Papatsoris, Greece


MC-01: Master Class 01 - Advanced Kidney Cancer    

Co-Chairs: Axel Bex, United Kingdom / Peter Mulders, The Netherlands


MC-02: Master Class 02 - Refractory Overactive Bladder Syndrome  

Co-Chairs: Sanjay Sinha, India / Alan Wein, United States


DEMO: Demo Session: Tips and Tricks in fURS  

Chair: Wissam Kamal, Saudi Arabia
Faculty: Saeed Bin Hamri, Saudi Arabia / Mudhar Nazar Hasan, United Arab Emirates


INN-01: Prostate MRI Reading and Fusion Biopsy Hands On Training Course  

Co-Chairs: Tristan Barrett, United Kingdom / Christof Kastner, United Kingdom


PL-01: Plenary 01    

Honorary Chairs: Christopher Evans, United States / Sanjay Kulkarni, India / Rajeev Kumar, India




TIPS-02: SIU Tips and Tricks Session  

Chair: Laurence Klotz, Canada


HT-01: Hot Topics 01 - Harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Urology    

Co-Chairs: Jean-Christophe Bernhard, France / Quoc-Dien Trinh, United States


HT-02: Hot Topics 02 - PSMA Theranostics    

Co-Chairs: Jeremie Calais, United States / Tobias Maurer, Germany


IC-03: Instructional Course 03 - Imaging-Guided Biopsy Diagnostic Pathway in Prostate Cancer  

Co-Chairs: Peter Black, Canada / Marc Dall'Era, United States


IC-04: Instructional Course 04 - Novel BPH Therapies – Review of Technologies and Practical Instruction (Laser EEP, UroLift, Rezum, Aquablation, Stents)  

Chair: Dean Elterman, Canada


JS-01: Joint SIU-Endourological Society Session  

Chair: Mahesh R. Desai, India


MP-01: Moderated ePoster Session 01 - Bladder Cancer  

Moderator: Tamer A. Abouelgreed, Egypt


MP-02: Moderated ePoster Session 02 - Pediatrics/ Miscellaneous/ Basic Science  


JS-02: Joint SIU-International Society of Reconstructive Urology (ISORU) Session    

Co-Chairs: Reynaldo Gómez, Chile / Sanjay Kulkarni, India


SYMP-21: Luncheon Symposium: Focal HIFU Therapy in Prostate Cancer: Practice Changes on the Horizon?  

Chair: Rafael Sanchez-Salas, Canada
Faculty: Pascal Rischmann, France / Martin Schostak, Germany


Lunch Break  


SYMP-20: Emirates Urological Society (EUS) Programme  

Co-Chairs: Abdulqadir Alzarooni, United Arab Emirates / Yasser Farahat, United Arab Emirates


IC-06: Instructional Course 06 - Minimally-Invasive PCNL (Mini-PCNL): The Way Forward  

Chair: Madhu S Agrawal, India


IC-07: Instructional Course 07 - Focal Therapy for Locoregional or Oligometastatic Recurrence of Prostate Cancer  

Chair: Rafael Sanchez-Salas, Canada


MV-01: Master Videos 01 - Genitourinary Fistulae  

Co-Chairs: Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, India / Sherif Mourad, Egypt


MP-03: Moderated ePoster Session 03 - Infections & Inflammatory Disease  

Moderator: Rajeev TP, India


MVP-01: Moderated Video Session 01 - BTO/LUTS, Miscellaneous, Pediatric Urology, Reconstruction  

Moderator: Hamdy Abotaleb, United Arab Emirates


INN: SIU Innovators' Symposium  

Co-Chairs: Renu Eapen, Australia / Maria Carmen Mir, Spain




IC-08: Instructional Course 08 - Case Based Discussions in Neuro-urology  

Chair: Rizwan Hamid, United Kingdom


IC-09: Instructional Course 09 - Complex Penile and Urethral Reconstruction in Adults with Prior Hypospadias or Epispadias  

Chair: Miroslav Djordjevic, Serbia


MV-02: Master Videos 02 - Endoscopic Surgery for BPH: Compare and Contrast    

Co-Chairs: Athanasios Papatsoris, Greece / Anil Kumar Varshney, India


IS-01: Interactive Session 01 - Open Surgery in 2021: When and Why?  

Co-Chairs: Hassan Abol-Enein, Egypt / Amlesh Seth, India

Saturday, November 13

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GA: General Assembly  


IC-11: Instructional Course 11 - Bleeding Complications of PCNL - Prevention & Management    

Chair: Ravindra Sabnis, India


IC-12: Instructional Course 12 - Tools to Make Caring for Pelvic Pain Easier and More Successful for the Urologist  

Chair: Elise De, United States


IC-13: Instructional Course 13 - PDE 5 Inhibitor Non-Responders for Erectile Dysfunction  

Chair: Vipan Bhatia, United Arab Emirates