“This year’s meeting will be the most exciting congress to date, with an extraordinary scientific program, spectacular social events and incredible opportunities to explore our amazing host city.” – Dr. Ben Chew and Dr. Kenneth Pace, Co-Presidents of 2017 World Congress of Endourology.

On September 12th, 2017, Vancouver is going to welcome academics from all over the world to participate in the 35th World Congress of Endourology. This is the premier international meeting in the study and treatment of kidney stone disease as well as robotic surgery for the treatment of kidney, prostate and bladder diseases.

Lead by our local Canadian hosts and Co-Presidents Dr. Ben Chew and Dr. Kenneth Pace, this meeting is expected to draw about 2,000 attendees from over 90 countries worldwide.

Dr. Ben Chew is an Associate Professor of Urology at the University of British Columbia and Dr. Kenneth Pace is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. They specialize in kidney stone disease surgery, treatment and robotic surgery. As Co-Presidents of this meeting, they welcome the world and look forward to showcasing Vancouver, Canada and the bridge to the future of endourology. We send Dr. Chew, Dr. Pace and his colleagues our support and enthusiasm for the upcoming World Congress in Vancouver and wish them the best of luck.

The Be a Host Program would like to encourage all locals around Canada to host international meetings in Vancouver to showcase the beautiful city, with world class facilities, accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. Please click here to see who have hosted in the past and feel free to contact us for more information.