Event dates
Dec 1–2, 2023
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Area of Practice


Co-presented by STS, the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS), and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)

Thank you to the surgeons, trainees, and industry partners who gathered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and helped make this year's meeting a rousing success! The program covered recent advances in neoadjuvant and adjuvant immunotherapy for resectable lung cancer, robotic surgery, sublobar anatomic lung resection, surgery for advanced thoracic malignancies, new technologies in thoracic surgery, interventional bronchoscopy, chest trauma, and other important topics.

In addition to the invited lectures and keynote presentations, the program also included original scientific abstracts in oral and poster sessions, technical videos related to procedural expertise, trials and quality outcomes sessions, and interactive panel discussions. 


View the agenda.

Target Audience

  • Thoracic surgeons
  • Pulmonologists
  • Oncologists
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses
  • Other related health care professionals

Latin American and Hispanic Partners

Thank you to these partner organizations for their support of the conference planning, educational content, and promotion.

  • Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Torácica (SBCT)
  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Tórax (ALAT)
  • Asociación Colombiana de Cirugía de Tórax (Asocoltorax)
  • Sociedad Argentina de Cirugía Torácica (SACT)
  • Sociedad Chilena de Enfermedades Respiratorias
  • Sociedad de Cirujanos de Chile
  • Sociedad Española de Cirugía Torácica (SECT)
  • Sociedad Mexicana de Cirujanos Torácicos Generales (SMCTG)
Latin American and Hispanic Partners