The Great Debate

Empowering surgeons – The case for choice

VENUE: The Royal College of Surgeons

AUDIENCE: Open to all

DATE: 17th - 18th June 2016


The detailed preliminary programme is available here.
Early Bird Registration prolonged until February 15

Wednesday April 19, 2017

1700 Registration & Poster viewing
1900 Faculty Dinner


Thursday April 20, 2017

0750 Welcome
0800 From technique to design
0940 Free Paper Session
1020 Coffee Break & Poster Session I
1050 Alignment and kinematics
1150 Free papers Session
1240 Lunch and industrial workshops
1400 Great Debate: how best to achieve your target?
1510 Free paper Session
1555 Coffee Break & Poster Session II
1625 Productivity and Arthroplasty: generating value for patient, payer and surgeon
1730 Free paper Session
1820 Reception
1930 Conference Dinner


Friday April 21, 2017

0800 Patello-Femoral Arthroplasty
0850 Great Debate Partial Knee: What works?
0950 Preserving the central pivot of knee arthroplasty
1055 Coffee Break
1125 Innovation and hot topics in TKA
1230 Lunch and Industrial Workshops
1400 Revision knee Arthroplasty: fixation strategies
1450 Free Paper Session
1520 Coffee Break
1600 Challenges in revision
1650 Closing Ceremony

Timetable subject to change.


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Speaker at Debate

Speakers from 2015

Sponsorship details

Sponsorship details for the 2016 event are to be released soon. Please email to register interest or find out further information.

Polling results for 2015

Click here to download a PDF file for the full polling results of the Great Debate 2015.