10th World Congress of Cryosurgery

October 29th-November 1st, 1998
Orlando Florida
American College Cryosurgery
1950 East Adams Drive
Maitland, Florida 32751
American College of Cryosurgery
International Society of Cryosurgery
Argentine Society of Cryosurgery
European Society of Cryosurgery
International Institute of Refrigeration

  Program Objetives
The goal of the 10th World Congress of Cryosurgery is to bring toghether a multidisciplinary group of clinicians and basic scientists interested in the most recent developments in cryosurgery. The meeting will consist of morning plenary sessions of general interest to all disciplines followed by a late morning/early afternoon session for presentations on specific areas of cryosurgery. Ample time is allotted for participants to spend time with their families taking advantage of Orlando's many family attractions.

  Meeting Location
Embassy Suites
International Drive Convention Center
Orlando, Florida
Embassy Suites Convention Center is located on International Drive, a short distance from all of Orlando's major tourist attractions including Disney, MGM, Epcot Center, Sea World and Universal Studios. The Embassy Suites provides free daily round trip scheduled transfers for the Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks.

  Call for Abstracts
Abstracts for presentation at the 10th World Congress are now being accepted for presentation at the meeting, on all subjects pertaining to cryosurgery and related aspects of cryobiology. Abstracts should be submitted on a single sided 8x11 type written page. The deadline for abstracts is March 1, 1998.

  Preliminary Program
Thursday, October 29th
Arrival and Registration
Welcoming Cocktail Party

Friday, October 30th
7:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome and Introduction by Presidents of Sponsoring Societies
Plenary Session- The Cryosurgical Freezing Protocol-
How Do We Optimize Tumor Destruction?
Plenary Session - Advances in Monitoring of Cryosurgery /
From Thermocouples to MRI
12:30- 2:00
Subspeciality Sessions
Trip to Disney Animal Kingdom

Saturday, October 31
8:00-10:00 AM

Plenary Session- Cryosurgical Instrumentation
10:15- 12:00
Plenary Session- Cryosurgery Update
(from experts representing the various fields,
Dermatology, Pulmonology, General Surgery, Urology)
12:00- 1:00
1:00- 2:30
Subspeciality Sessions
Holloween Costume Ball

Sunday- November 1, 1998
8:00- 10:00

10:00- 12:00
Subspeciality Session

  Social Program
Excursion to Disney Animal Kingdom.
Friday, October 30th 3:00PM
An excursion for the conference participants and their families has been arranged to the Disney Animal Kingdom, the newest Disney theme park.

Costume Ice Ball
Saturday, October 31st 7:30PM
Arrangements for participants to choose a costume in Orlando will be available. A separate Holoween party is planned during the same time for the children of participants.

Arrangements have been made to provide assistance to participants' spouses and families to take advantage of Orlando's many unique attractions during your stay.

  Hotel Accomaodations

Embassy Suites
8978 International Drive Orlando, FL
(407) 352-1400

A block of suites has been reserved at the Embassy Suites Conference Center for the Congress participants. Conference suite rates are $149 per night which include a full breakfast and afternoon reception. The Embassy Suites has been chosen for its' excellent family accomodations which include a spacious two room suite with a separate bedroom and living room with an additional sleeper sofa. Each is furnished with its' own microwave oven and refrigirator. Reservation should be made directly with the Embassy Suites indicating you are a conference participant. We urge participants to reserve rooms early since space is limited. This is particularly true for those participants that would like to extend their stay beyond the conference dates.

Another Hotel, a short distance from the Conference Center but which does not have rooms specifically reserved for the conference is

Best Western Inn - approximatley $70/night
738 International Drive
Orlando FL 32819

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