Dear Friends,

We would like to invite you to the XVIIIth FESSH Congress which will be held in Antalya Turkey, between 29th of May and 1st of June 2013. Antalya is a wonderful city located at Turkish Riviera which has very frequent connections from almost every major European city. The congress venue is surrounded by many hotels which work on all inclusive system with reasonable prices.

Antalya is an ancient city with a historical harbour, located near many ancient towns like Side, Aspendos, Phaselis, Alanya, Demre (the birth

place of Saint Christopher). Antalya Museum is one of the richest museums in Turkey.

The main topic of the congress will be ‘’Current Treatment of Nerve Injuries and Disorders’’. Many European hand surgeons who are experts in their fields will contribute to this main topic during the congress. The congress book will be edited by Prof. Lars Dahlin. We are currently working very hard on this book and we hope it would be a useful reference for young hand surgeons and residents in their daily practice. It would also be a valuable source for board examinations.

Our purpose is to gather the family of European hand surgeons in the sunny city of Antalya, and to organize a scientific and social programme which would leave beautiful memories in our minds.

Hoping to see you in Antalya.

Sait Ada
Chairman of XVIIIth FESSH Congress