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Robotic Surgeons Council of India:May 5 & 6, 2018
RSC Deadlines for May 5 & 6 in Mussoorie The time is approaching for the next Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) meetings, to be held in Mussoorie on Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018. We have established deadlines for Presentations, Vattikuti Sch

Robotic Surgeons Council of India deadlines for the May 5 & 6 2018 meeting

The time is approaching for the next Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) meetings, to be held in Mussoorie on Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018.  We have established the following deadlines for Presentations, Vattikuti Scholarships and KS Robotic Surgery Video Awards materials:

Thursday, February 22: Presentation Abstracts due (extended).  If you wish to present during the scientific program, a full abstract of your proposed topic is required by this date.  Presenters will be chosen based on their abstract topics and RSC program needs.  The presentations will be timed, with a 8-minute limit, plus 7-minutes for discussion.  Presentation abstracts will be accepted at: https://goo.gl/forms/HlVccbobk7fCtGHP2

Thursday, March 1:  Applications for the Vattikuti Scholarship Applications due.  Applications must include: Letter stating why the applicant wishes to attend, what their goals are for using robotic surgery; CV, including current position and contact information; letter(s) of recommendation from professors or Medical Director/HOD.  Applicants must be within one year of earning their degree in a medical specialty.  Applications shall be sent to: scholar@vattikutifoundation.com

Thursday, March 15: All KS Robotic Surgery Video Award entries due.  Videos must be narrated, contain NO MUSIC (YouTube issues) and be no longer than 8-minutes.  Videos with poor image or sound quality will be rejected. Videos must be HD whenever possible, and will only be accepted in the .mp4 format.  (No .m4v; .wmv: .mpg videos.)  Please include an abstract describing your video.  Finalists will be notified by April 5, 2018.  Videos will only be accepted at: ksawards@vattikutifoundation.com

Thursday, April 5: All Presentation materials due (PPT’s, Videos from the selected presenters); Presentation materials must be sent to:

dmeinhard@vattikutifoundation.com  

Due to the volume of materials being processed, the above deadlines are very important.  The last RSC was very successful in large part thanks to the cooperation of all who submitted everything in a timely fashion.  Thanks in advance for your help in meeting these deadlines!  Please identify yourself on every file that you send us- so we can keep better track of your work.  Example: D.Meinhard.KS.RARP.mp4;  M.Bhandari.RSC.pres.RKT.docx; A.Kumar.abstract.TORS.doc.  Thanks!

WE PREFER HAVING YOUR LARGE FILES (VIDEOS, PPT'S) SENT TO US VIA:  wetransfer.com.  OTHER SERVICES DO NOT WORK AS WELL.

To register as an attendee- not a presenter, please contact Vishnu Madhavi: vishnum@vattikutifoundation.com.  

Sincerely,

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari and the Vattikuti Foundation staff.

Questions: rsc@vattikutifoundation.com

                    scholar@vattikutifoundation.com

                    ksawards@vattikutifoundation.com

                    dmeinhard@vattikutifoundation.com

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