In 2006, Leading prepared the congress application for AESOP. Six years later, Lisbon hosted the 6th Congress of the European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNAC), which was recognised by all as the best edition ever.
EORNAC is the largest congress of the specialty and is held every three years. Expert perioperative nurses from most European countries participate, as well as from Russia, the United States, Australia and Japan.
The congress is also attended by all the presidents of the European national associations, representatives of the perioperative nurses associations from Canada (ORNAC), USA (AORN), Australia (ACORN), as well as by the board and president of the IFPN (International Federation of Perioperative Nurses).
Some data from the congress:
3 days of congresses
5 parallel rooms
58 Oral Communications
4 Industry Symposia
114,878 page views on the site
Overall management of the congress including:
In the application phase, research of the congress, feasibility study, preparation of the application manual, development of the graphic image and creation of promotional materials,
Up to the congress, participation in promotional activities in congresses of the specialty in Dublin and Copenhagen where the handover ceremony for the Lisbon edition counted with more than 170 Portuguese nurses
During the congress, overall management including, secretariat, management of the scientific programme, website and communication, sale of the technical exhibition, accommodation reservations and social programme