Aurora Awards | 8 & 9 June 2023  | Reykjavik, Iceland 

Arctic Midnight Sun Workshop

Apply to attend this exclusive workshop now by participating in the Aurora Awards case study competition and sharing your clinical experience of using fish skin grafts.

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Arctic Midnight Sun Workshop

Contribute to an International Hub for Innovation and Sustainability

The Arctic Midnight Sun Workshop is the leading scientific workshop for advancing the knowledge of the use of fish skin grafts in the management of surgical wounds and burn injuries. Participation and exchange of ideas is fostered in an exclusive small capacity workshop where every attendee has the opportunity to present their findings.

  • All attendees are active participants and share their findings
  • Registration and eligibility is determined through abstract submission via the Aurora Awards
  • A blind panel of judges will rank the abstracts based on scientific value, novelty, and clinical relevance

Join us next June in Reykjavik, Iceland when the sun never sleeps.  

Register Today

Arctic Midnight Sun Surgical Workshop | 8 & 9 June 2023  | Reykjavik, Iceland 

*Registration and eligibility is determined through abstract submissions

Who Should Attend?

The Artic Midnight Sun Workshop connects peers of healthcare professionals with a focus on the clinical application of fish skin grafts.

Attendance Eligibility

Relevant specialty and procedures

Is the management of the following diagnosis relevant to your practice?

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Traumatic Injury (Degloving)
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Open Abdomen
  • Dehiscence
  • Burn Injury

Attendees are required to be proactive during the full symposium, actively contributing to discussions and providing feedback in the form of a follow-up survey. Kerecis only covers the costs of attendees that have relevant and legitimate benefits from attending the program.

Workshop Coverage

For attendees, standard travel air fare, meals, and lodging are covered by Kerecis for the duration of the workshop. Travel has to be booked by Kerecis; self-booked travel arrangements will not be reimbursed. Kerecis does not pay for family members and/or spouses. Government employees are not eligible to participate in the workshop without prior written approval.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Application Process

1. Apply

Start by applying for a place at the Arctic Midnight Sun Workshop 2023. Please note that a limited number of places are available, so we strongly recommend applying today.

2. Submit Abstract

Note that your case will be reviewed by Kerecis Medical Affairs Team after submission to ensure that it is both complete and relevant for presentation at the workshop. If you are eligible to attend, you will receive an email with information on how to submit your relevant case abstract. The deadline for submission is April 7th, 2023.

3. Workshop Details

Each abstract submission will be blind reviewed by the panel of judges who are experts within the field of surgical and burn injuries. Winning cases will be announced on April 21st, 2023, after which, invitations to attend the workshop will be sent out.

Application For Arctic Midnight Sun Workshop 2023 Now Open!

Registration Process – Aurora Awards

All participants must submit an abstract for evaluation to be considered for attendance.

The top 4 best abstract submissions will receive an “Aurora Award” and will present their findings on the main stage.

Eligible top 30 abstracts will win an invitation to the workshop to present their findings during the course of the workshop.

Review Process

Review Committee

Aurora Awards: 

Case series will be blind reviewed by an external review committee of medical experts.

To be announced 

The Arctic Midnight Sun Workshop

The Arctic Midnight Sun workshop is a two-day workshop. Air travel*, meals, and lodging for the two nights during the workshop are covered by Kerecis for the participating attendees. During the interactive workshop, each participant is required to share their experiences and best practice with using the fish skin.

* Please note that Kerecis will not reimburse flights. Flights must be booked through our travel agent. 

Fertram Sigurjonsson
Founder and CEO

Preliminary Agenda



All Day
Buses to Hotel



Buses to Hotel

01:00 PM
Scientific Session

06:00 PM
End of Scientific Session

07:00 PM
Dinner and Refreshments



08:30 AM

12:15 PM

01:00 PM
Excursion sponsored by Inspired by Iceland

07:00 PM
Dinner and 



All Day
Buses to Airport