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Upcoming E-AHPBA and IHPBA Congresses

14th Biennial Congress of the E-AHPBA
15th – 17th September 2021, Virtual Congress

15th World Congress of the IHPBA
28 March – 1 April 2022, New York, USA

15th Biennial Congress of the E-AHPBA
6th – 9th June 2023, Lyon, France

16th World Congress of the IHPBA
12 – 17 May 2024, Cape Town, South Africa

Previous E-AHPBA and IHPBA Congresses

14th World Congress of the IHPBA, Virtual Congress

IHPBA World Congress 2018

The presentations and photographs from the 2018 IHPBA World Congress in Geneva are now available. Members can view the full library on myHPB. There are also a selection of videos which are free to view on our featured content page.

For more information please visit

E-AHPBA Congress 2019

13th congress e-ahpba image and link

E-AHPBA Congress 2017

E-AHPBA 2021 Congress Travel Grants

Dear E-AHPBA Members

Although we are not actually travelling to Bilbao for the upcoming Congress, E-AHPBA is pleased to offer 10 ‘travel’ awards to young investigators who will attend the virtual E-AHPBA 2021 Congress for presentation. The grant will cover the registration fee for the Congress.

The criteria for award is as follows:

-Applicant should be under 35 years old
-Applicant should be a current E-AHPBA member
-Applicant should have an accepted Oral/Poster presentation at the Congress
-Applicant should provide a short CV (less than 4 pages).
-Applicant should provide a letter of recommendation from a mentor who must be an E-AHPBA member.

If you would like to apply for an E-AHPBA Congress ‘Travel’ Grant, please complete the following application before Monday 30th August.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact

E-AHPBA 2025 Congress Bidding Information:

The bid process for the E-AHPBA 2025 Biennial Congress is now closed.

The Biennial Congress rotates within the European / African / Middle East region on a two-year cycle, taking place on odd-numbered years usually between late May early June.

The Biennial Congress is run on behalf of the E-AHPBA by a Local Organising Committee (LOC)in conjunction with E-AHPBA and respective Professional Conference Organisers.  This Local Organising Committee may represent any of the following groups:

  • A chapter of the E-AHPBA
  • A national organisation of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery

Should you have any questions in the meantime please do not hesitate to contact the Management Office via

The winning bid will be announced at the General Assembly of the E-AHPBA Membership on Friday 17th September 2021.

History of the E-AHPBA Biennial Congress

Year City Country
2023 Lyon France
2021 Bilbao Spain
2019 Amsterdam Netherlands
2017 Mainz Germany
2015 Manchester United Kingdom
2013 Belgrade Serbia
2011 Cape Town South Africa
2009 Athens Greece
2007 Verona Italy
2005 Heidelberg Germany
2003 Istanbul Turkey
2001 Amsterdam Netherlands
1999 Budapest Hungary
1997 Hamburg Germany
1995 Athens Greece
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