24th International meeting of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery – EAES was held from 12th until 18th of June this year in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The congress was attended by more than 1200 participants from all over the world. Serbian Association for Endoscopic Surgery (SAES) was represented by the attendance of the members of its Governing Boards Slavko Matić, MD, PhD, professor of surgery and Srdjan Mijatović, MD, assistant professor of surgery. Representatives of the SAES had the opportunity to present the data from our referral centres in the field of minimally invasive surgery, and to attend Conferences and General assembly of the EAES.

Important meetings have been held with the president of EAES, Eduardo Taragona, MD, PhD, professor of surgery, and other members of the EAES Board, on which our representatives gained strong support for the foundation and work of SAES with a special emphasis on the future collaboration with the EAES.

Next EAES congress will be held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, from June 14th – 17th, 2017.