Dear Colleagues, 

We are pleased to present you the B.E.S.T. AMAZON 2020, which will take place in the city of Manaus, Amazon Region in Brazil, March 5-7, 2020. 

This is a course that strives for the quality of the faculties, bringing focus to the most current and thrilling topics in the bariatric/metabolic field. One of its unique features is the possibility of full interaction between participants and professors all over the course that takes place on the same room, all the time. You have just to sit and enjoy.
B.E.S.T. teaching methodology is based in live surgical and endoscopic procedures demonstrations, broadcasted to the audience room, allowing a great debate and interaction about relevant technical steps of the procedures highlighting tips and tricks from the most expert surgeons of the world, in a real time discussion.
The B.E.S.T. course started in Brazil in 2004 at the initiative of Nilton Kawahara, and has been held annually, since then. In 2010 this course has crossed national borders and traveled to many cities around the world. Lisbon, Kuwait, Madrid, Guadalajara, New York, Napoli, Pune, Bruges, are some of these cities visited by B.E.ST.
After 10 years far from our frontiers, we are extremely delighted to have this innovative course back to Brazil in a very special moment with a lot of discussion about the importance of Amazon Forrest in the worldwide climate balance. In this edition, the focus will be revisional bariatric procedures, including both endoscopic and surgical platforms, taking into account new emerging bariatric technics.
Besides this great opportunity to improve your knowledge in this field, interacting with the best bariatric and endoscopic surgeons from various continents, you will be able to enjoy Manaus, Amazon Brazilian State Capital, an interesting metropolis with more than 2 million people, surrounded by the acclaimed well known rainforest and bordered by the Amazon river, the biggest all over the world in volume of water. Its privileged flora and fauna, combined with its typical touristic attractions and amazing culinary will impress you, for sure!
We are waiting for you, to the best B.E.S.T. of all times!
Save the date and join us.


Victor Dib

Nilton Kawahara

Almino Ramos

Fábio Viegas

Event Venue

Centro de Convenções do Amazonas Vasco Vasques

Av. Constantino Nery, 5001 - Flores, Manaus - AM, 69058-795

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