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The Convention Centre Dublin to Host the European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting in 2015

Dublin - May 21, 2012 - The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) announced today that it will host the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) 10th Scientific and Annual meeting in 2015. Scheduled from 23-25 September, 2015, this event will attract approximately 1,000 international delegates from Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia, South America and beyond.

“We have a shortlist of criteria to help us select our event venues and The Convention Centre Dublin ticked all of the boxes,” said Professor Ronan O'Connell, President in Waiting of the European Society of Coloproctology and Head of Surgery and Surgical Specialties at University College Dublin and Professor of Surgery at St Vincent's University Hospital Dublin. “The committee members were also pleasantly surprised by the good value that Dublin offers, which our international delegates will greatly appreciate.”

Attended by international colorectal surgeons, this annual scientific meeting will consist of industry related symposia, educational sessions, an exhibition as well as an opportunity to network and build relationships within the industry.

“We are delighted to attract the European Society of Coloproctology’s annual meeting to The CCD,” said Marie Lawlor, Head of Conference Sales, The Convention Centre Dublin. “With over 2,200 new cases of colorectal cancer per year in Ireland, this event will help to highlight and share research for this illness and all of the conditions associated with this important field of medicine. It will also be a pleasure to welcome ESCP delegates and make sure they enjoy their time in Dublin with us.”

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Notes for Editors:

About ESCP

ESCP (European Society of Coloproctology) is a not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated to promoting and advancing the science, knowledge and practice of coloproctology in Europe. ESCP was formed in 2005 from a merger of EACP (European Association of Coloproctology) and ECCP (European Council of Coloproctology). It is registered in Scotland under the UK Companies Act 1985, as a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, and not having a share capital.

About The CCD

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) is situated in Spencer Dock on the banks of the River Liffey. Ireland’s first purpose-built international conference and event venue is positioned to become the best convention centre in Europe by 2014.  With a strong commitment to sustainability and best practices, The CCD recently secured accreditation for quality (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001) management systems. The award-winning venue is configured to accommodate conferences from 8 to 8,000 participants in 22 purpose-built meeting rooms. Its iconic design includes a 2,000-seat auditorium, 4,500 square metres of exhibition space and banqueting facilities for up to 3,000 guests. The CCD offers the latest technology throughout its sophisticated, flexible and delegate-friendly venue with an experienced and passionate team. For more information, please visit www.theccd.ie.

Please note:

ESCP launched a new website last year, creating a member network to provide invaluable resources to surgeons across the Specialty through an online library of information that is gradually being established. The Society aims that this network will become the “Facebook of Colorectal Surgery” in the future!