Datuk. Dr. Ratha Krishnan Sriram

Organising Chairman

SELSMA Congress 2024

From the Organising Chairman

Dear Esteemed Colleagues and Participants,

A warm greeting from the organizing committee of the SELSMA Congress 2024!

It is our pleasure to extend a heartfelt invitation to all enthusiasts of Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgery to join us for the Biennial Congress of the Society of Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgeons Malaysia. This year's event promises to be an enlightening experience under the theme, "Moving forward with MIS"

We are thrilled to announce that the Congress will be held in the captivating state of Sabah. From the vibrant cityscape to the serene landscapes, Sabah offers a unique backdrop for our collective pursuit of advancing Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) in Malaysia.

Our venue for this significant gathering is the state-of-the-art Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC), providing a modern and accessible setting perfectly aligned with the forward-looking theme of our congress.

The scientific program, curated by the diligent efforts the scientific committee, is designed to cater to the diverse interests of our esteemed delegates. Anticipate a comprehensive lineup of lectures, discussions, and workshops that delve into the intricacies of MIS, ensuring a valuable experience for all participants.

We enthusiastically welcome submissions of research papers and studies in the field of endolaparoscopy. Outstanding presentations will be recognized with prestigious awards, including the Top Investigator Award at SELSMA Congress 2024.

As we gather in Sabah, let us embrace this opportunity to exchange knowledge, forge new connections, and contribute to the future of MIS in Malaysia. The SELSMA Congress 2024 promises to be a melting pot for all those passionate about endolaparoscopy.

Looking forward to your active participation and to welcoming you to the scenic and dynamic setting of Sabah!

See You There!

From SELSMA President


It is my honor to extend a warm welcome to all participants of SELSMA Congress 2024, the Biennial Congress of the Society of Endoscopic Laparoscopic Surgeons Malaysia.

This year's congress, with its theme focusing on "Moving Forward with MIS", promises to be an enlightening exploration of the advancements and future prospects in our dynamic field. We are thrilled to host this significant gathering in the beautiful city of Kota Kinabalu, coinciding with the celebratory occasion of the Harvest Festival.

I would like to express my gratitude to the organizing committee for their dedicated efforts in curating a scientific program filled with engaging and relevant lectures. The comprehensive agenda, designed to cater to the varied interests of each delegate, ensures that there will be something valuable for everyone in attendance.

I eagerly anticipate the active engagement of passionate individuals in the field of endoscopy and laparoscopy, as together, we create a collaborative and knowledge-rich environment at SELSMA Congress 2024.

Looking forward to meeting you all in Kota Kinabalu

Warm regards

Vimal K Vasudeavan


Society of Endoscopic Laparoscopic of Surgeons Malaysia