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Join us in Washington, DC on Saturday, October 8 for WOFAPS Congress 2016. Enjoy pre-conference workshops, welcome reception, keynote presentations, plenary sessions, networking opportunities, poster session, gala dinner and tours of the District, Virginia, and Maryland.

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WOFAPS Optional Tour Program

Organizer of WOFAPS 2016 Washington D.C. Tours

There are many options in the Washington, D.C. area to see and visit! We have selected some of the best customized tours for you and your family to enjoy.

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Packed with inspiring keynote lectures, scientific and research plenary sessions, and ample opportunity to network with pediatric surgical colleagues from around the world, the 5th WOFAPS congress will be held on October 8-11, 2016 in Washington, DC, a national center for patient care and medical research.


Whether you are an established pediatric surgeon or a trainee, one thing is true: the industry is changing and evolving, creating an ever-changing landscape. The WOFAPS 2016 will bring together pediatric surgery professionals from around the world to provide key perspectives to advance discussion through the many well designed sessions.

*The date for WOFAPS 2016 Congress is October 8 - 11.

The WOFAPS 2016 Congress is hosted by The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation in Washington, DC. The Sheikh Zayed Institute, a part of Children’s National, redefines what is possible in pediatric surgery through innovative, integrated research development. Institute physicians, scientists, and engineers purse a shared goal to make pediatric surgery more precise, less invasive, and pain free for children in the national capital region, across the country, and around the world. For more information, visit