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RCSI hosts a range of events for Fellows & Members throughout the year to address key issues and challenges facing the surgical community.

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Key events for Fellows and Members include:

Charter Day Meeting

Charter Day Meeting is hosted annually in February to commemorate the College's establishment by Royal Charter in 1784. Involving intercollegiate case presentations, parallel speciality sessions as well as the Johnson & Johnson Lecture and culminating with the prestigious Colles Lecture.

Charter Day 2019 will be held between the 5th - 9th February.


Millin Meeting

The annual RCSI Millin Meeting is held in November, in memory of Sir Terence Millin. Some of the most challenging contemporary issues facing Irish surgeons and trainees are explored through a series of presentations throughout the day followed by the Millin Lecture.

In addition Fellows and Members are encouraged to participate in and attend numerous Scientific Meetings held both in RCSI St Stephens Green, regionally throughout the country and internationally each year.


Fellows & Members' Regional Meetings

Regional Meetings are held quarterly in various locations around the island of Ireland. Hosted by the President, each meeting provides a forum in which to discuss the role RCSI can play in support of our Fellows and Members, as well as to facilitate feedback. Each meeting will be followed by an informal supper and CPD credits will be awarded to attendees.  


Next Regional Meeting: Belfast 

RCSI’s next Regional Meeting is due to take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast on Thursday 19th April 2018 at 5.30pm.  

You can still register your attendance online here or contact our Conferences & Events Office at for further information. The deadline for registration is Monday, 16th April at 5pm.

CPD Credits will be awarded to all attendees.

Thank you for your continued interest and support of RCSI and we look forward to meeting you in Belfast next week.  


Conferring Ceremonies

Conferring Ceremonies are one of the most popular events in the College calendar. They are our chance to welcome you, our new Fellows and Members, and your guests to RCSI.

There are five major conferring ceremonies for new Fellows and Members of RCSI each year and they take place in Penang Medical College, Malaysia (July and December), RCSI, Bahrain (november) and RCSI, Dublin (July and December).


REPORT: Regional Meeting - Belfast, Friday, 13th May 2016

As part of the 2016 ASGBI Conference, RCSI hosted a regional Fellows & Members meeting in Belfast which was attended by over 30 Fellows & Members in the region.

Commenting on the event, RCSI President, Mr Declan J. Magee said "These meetings provide an opportunity for us to highlight important topical activities of the College but, more importantly, to hear from our Members & Fellows on matters concerning the role and relevance of the College to surgeons in practice."

Please click through the gallery below to see photos from the event: