BeSARPP | Congress 2018

Congress 2018


Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the BeSARPP Board and the Scientific Committee, we would like to invite you to the BeSARPP Annual Meeting which will be held at SQUARE in Brussels on November 23-24, 2018.

We also hope to welcome many of you to Brussels for the BeSARPP Annual Meeting.

Kind regards,

Marc Van de Velde
BeSARPP President


Workshops 23 November:

Naast het traditioneel sterke wetenschappelijk programma dat nog steeds op zaterdagochtend (24/11) van start gaat is er de mogelijkheid om op vrijdagnamiddag en vrijdagavond (23/11) vaardigheden aan te leren in workshops rond het gebruik van ultrasound en rond het instrumenteren van de moeilijke luchtweg. 

Onder leiding van topexperts zal U er de kans krijgen om zelf echografisch onderzoek uit te voeren bij vrijwilligers, of er een waaier van technieken voor luchtwegbeveiliging aan te leren op mannequins.
Beide workshops worden tweemaal aangeboden op 23 november. (details hieronder beschikbaar)


Workshop 1: Session 1:  14.30 hrs – 16.30 hrs
Workshop 1: Session 2:  17.00 hrs – 19.00 hrs 
Workshop 2: Session 1:  14.30 hrs – 16.30 hrs
Workshop 2: Session 2:  17.00 hrs – 19.00 hrs

De plaatsen voor inschrijvingen zijn beperkt.

Workshop 1: Ultrasound in AnesthesieWorkshop 2: De moeilijke luchtweg 
Inhoud van het programma: 
Vascular Access met US
Long en Pleura
Maaginhoud – abdomen
Echocardiografie (FATE)

Inhoud van het programma:
Supraglottic Airway
Fiberoptic Intubation
Front of Neck Access
Pediatric difficult airway

Friday, 23 November

Moderators: Marc Van De Velde, Pieter Verslype

17.00Welcome by the BESARPP President
17.10Influence of Anesthetic Drugs on Neurocognitive Development in Small Children
Francis Veyckemans, France
17.40The Changing Face of Health Care Financing in Belgium: Implications for the Anesthetist
Gilbert Bejjani, Belgium
18.10Do we have to worry about an Opioid Crisis in Belgium? The role of Perioperative Opioid Prescription
Catherina Mathei, Belgium
18.40General versus Locoregional Anesthesia: Cost Effectiveness in Day Case Surgery
Steve Coppens, Belgium

Saturday, 24 November


Patient Blood Management and Blood Transfusion
Moderators: Steffen Rex and Gregory Hans

08.30How to start a Patient Blood Management Program in your hospital?
Hans Gombotz, Germany
09.00Transfusion Protocols: RBC to FFP ratio and the Place of Factor Concentrates
Aamer Ahmed, UK
09.30Restrictive Transfusion Triggers: Did we go too Far?
Jean-Louis Vincent, Belgium
10.00Coffee Break

Hemodynamic Optimization
Moderators: Alexandre Joosten and Shaun De Meirsman

10.30What is the Optimal Level of Blood Pressure and How to Best Achieve it?
Emmanuel Futier, France
11.00The Future of Hemodynamic Monitoring: Totally non-invasive and wifi?
F. Michard, Suisse
11.30Synthetic colloids: Do they have any place in Intraoperative Hemodynamic Optimization?
Emmanuel Futier, France
12.00Coffee Break

Current Update for 2018
Moderators: Maria Rosal, Stuart Morrison and Panagiotis Flamée

12.30Intraoperative Anaphylaxis
Didier Ebo, Belgium
13.00Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism
Aamer Ahmed, UK
13.302015 Difficult Airway Society Guidelines: the current state of play three years on
Ellen O’Sullivan, Ireland
14.00Closing Remarks and Lunch

Workshops 24 November

Saturday, 24 November – 14.15 hrs

Neuromuscular Monitoring: Recommendations and Practical Aspects
Dr. Guy Cammu

Register FREE of charge by email to Mr. Clerinx:

Places are limited! 


Registration Fees:

Until 31/10/2018As of 01/11/2018On-Site
Members SARB€ 0,00€ 60,00€ 75,00
Non-Members€ 300,00€ 360,00€ 400,00
Trainees*€ 50,00€ 60,00€ 75,00
1 Workshop**
Licensed Practitioner€ 100,00€ 100,00€ 150,00
Resident in Training€ 50,00€ 50,00€ 75,00
2 Workshops**
Licensed Practitioner€ 180,00€ 180,00€ 280,00
Resident in Training€ 95,00€ 95,00€ 140,00

SARB Members are offered free registration until 31 October 2018. 
Registration is neverthless requested to allow optimal planning of the catering.

*A copy of your student card will be asked during the registration process.

** Workshops are held on Friday, November 23.  Places are limited. 


  •  By bank transfer: Bank details will be sent when you completed your online registration
  • By credit card: All major credit cards are accepted.

Registration fees do not include BESARPP membership.


Cancellations received before 31 October 2018 will be refunded minus € 25,00 covering administration costs.
Name substitutions are accepted at any time at an extra charge of € 25,00.



Square Brussels
Mont des Arts – Kunstberg
1000 Brussels

Where to park?

There are 660 parking spaces right underneath SQUARE. 
​You can get in via Place de la Justice – Gerechtsplein, and Stuiversstraat – rue des Sols, and then walk straight into the building

Public transport

By train: Station ‘Brussels Central’ and follow the exit signs to ‘Mont des Arts – SQUARE’.


The official language of the meeting is English. 

Accreditation and Certificates

Name of the Organiser: SARB
Person in charge: P. Wouters
Participants will receive certificates of attendance, including accreditation details. Certificates will be sent by e-mail after the congress.


By attending the meeting and/or exhibition organized in conjunction with the meeting, participants and exhibitors agree that neither the Organizing Committee nor the Administrative Secretariat assume any liability, participants and exhibitors are advised to organize their own insurances.


Interested companies can contact

Confirmed Sponsors

Major Sponsors





B.Braun Medical
Edwards Lifesciences
Intersurgical Benelux

Workshop Sponsors

B.Braun Medical
Cook Medical
Fisher & Paykel
GE Healthcare
Intersurgical Benelux
Philips Belgium
The Surgical Company/Hospithera

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