Symposium

A platform to highlight the latest innovations in medical robotics.

The Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics allows surgeons and engineers from across the globe to try their hand & hear about the latest developments in medical robotics.

The 9th Symposium, which is hosted by our Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, will be held on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th June 2016 at the Royal Geographic Society. Workshops will be organised on Saturday 25th and Tuesday 28th July 2016. The Symposium attracts annually world leading scientists, engineers and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines associated with medical robotics and surgery.

Topics to be addressed by the Symposium include, but are not limited to:

  • Clinical highlights in Urology, Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Gynaecology, ENT, Orthopaedic, and Paediatric Surgery;
  • Emerging, multi-specialty applications of robotic technology;
  • Medical robotics for NOTES;Hamlyn
  • Mechatronic designs for medical robotics;
  • Microbot design and applications;
  • Surgical simulation, training and skills assessment;
  • Human robot interaction and ergonomics;
  • Surgical navigation and augmented reality systems;
  • Intra-operative imaging and biophotonics for robotic surgery;
  • Medical image computing and computer assisted intervention;
  • Economic and general consideration of robotic surgery;

For further info, visit the Symposium website