It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 13th Pediatric Endosurgeons Conference (PESICON 2018) organized by Pediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India being scheduled from February 23-25, 2018 at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.

We have always believed that the purpose of the annual meetings should be to have a comprehensive and rigorous discussion on the current topics of the field. We should have clear take home message, which can change our practice in a positive way.

This Conference will include presentations and discussions on the latest developments in the field of Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery. The first day is devoted to workshop for trainees at the well known wet lab training centre both for basic and advanced trainees followed by CME consisting of faculty from all over India and abroad. The second day will be live operative workshop with problem based discussions and free papers. The final day will have state of art lectures, award session. All delegates who are interested will get a chance to visit the robotic OT complex in batches.

We look forward to welcome colleagues from the SAARC countries, Asian and African countries at New Delhi. It has direct flights from most of the neighbouring countries. It is with great pleasure that we write to confirm that Vattikutti foundation has recognised our contribution to Pediatric Robotic Surgery and agreed to install a robotic simulator for all registered delegates to have hands on experience.

Please register early to have the benefit of early bird registration and allow the organisers to look after you better.

​The weather in February in New Delhi is very pleasant, the Mughal gardens is in full bloom. Please do come with families and join the academic and social event.

We look forward to have an academically enriching and interactive meeting. We welcome you all to join us at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.