The RCSEd 2022 Triennial Conference 'Making it Better' & ICOSET

Join us on 30 May - 1 June 2022* as The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and its Faculty of Surgical Trainers welcomes you to Edinburgh for the 2022 Triennial and ICOSET joint Conference. This three day, in-person event will bring together leading surgical forerunners and specially selected experts to discuss on day one the current issues facing surgery and the future of surgery in the UK and beyond, in a bid to understand how we can contribute to ‘Making it Better’.


After attending day one of the Triennial Conference, join the Faculty of Surgical Trainers and our selection of world-renowned surgical educators on days two and three to explore current issues affecting surgical trainers worldwide at the 2022 International Conference on Surgical Education and Training (ICOSET).

The role of the surgical trainer will be central to the latter part of the Conference and we will explore and debate crucial issues related to training. The Conference will comprise of plenary sessions, breakout sessions and workshops. Join us and network with world leaders in surgical education and training and have your say in shaping the future for surgical trainers. 

Special Offer - Complimentary Course for Trainees attending Triennial and ICOSET Joint Conference

Trainees who attend both the Triennial Conference and the full two days of ICOSET on 30 May - 1 June, have the option of attending the Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons (NOTSS) course on a complimentary basis.

Conference Brochure and Programme

Attendees will have the chance to meet and ask questions of the speakers and those who influence policy in areas discussed.


*Although social distancing is no longer a legal requirement, we would like to remind persons to be mindful of others. Hand sanitiser will be widely available throughout the premises. Finally, we would advise persons to take a lateral flow test within 24hrs prior to attending the event, and should they have a positive result or feel unwell and suspect COVID, then please inform us immediately and do not attend the course. This is for your own safety and safety of others.

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