Dear Industry Representatives,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

fortelnyIt is a great honour and privilege for Vienna to be elected to host the 39th Annual International Congress of the European Hernia Society (EHS) in 2017. The meeting will take place from May 24th – May 27th, 2017 in Vienna, the historical domain of Theodor Billroth, one of the most important founders of modern abdominal surgery.

The meeting is one of the largest international meetings in the field of abdominal wall surgery and has the reputation to present the most modern advances. The 39th Annual International Congress of the European Hernia Society is entitled „Prevention and Prophylaxis beyond Hernia Surgery“ and will cover topics of ever increasing interest in modern times including cost awareness and patient outcome.

About 1200 international experts are expected at the conference and it is my pleasure to invite you to present your company at EHS 2017 to be part of an attractive and exciting programme.

Various options shall help to perfectly position your company. Become part of this European meeting in the vast field of abdominal surgery.

We look forward to welcoming you to a scientific springtime in Vienna.
Vienna is waiting for you!

René H. Fortelny





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