Event dates
Dec 1–2, 2023
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Area of Practice
The event will feature a world class, international faculty who will address and explore the latest developments and best practices in general thoracic surgery.


For your improved onsite experience, the meeting will offer real-time translation in Spanish and Portuguese. Details will be provided closer to the event. View event details in your preferred language now: 


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

STS, EACTS, and ESTS are pleased to announce the inaugural 2023 STS/EACTS/ESTS Latin America Thoracic Surgery Conference. 

The program will cover 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 will also include 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. All session titles are preliminary and subject to change.

Target Audience

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


Registration Type


Physician Standard Rate $300
Non-Physician & Trainee - Standard Rate $200
Local Medical Trainee $100
Industry $250

On-site registration will be available.

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Transportation and Tours

For information on transportation and optional tours, please visit here.

Exhibit Opportunities

Download the exhibitor prospectus and view the opportunities to network with thoracic surgery 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