Plastic Surgery Congress 2019

Welcome

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), with the participation of the Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery is pleased to invite you to attend the Plastic Surgery Congress (PSC) from 30 May – 1 June 2019  at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria, Australia.

PSC  brings together the best in contemporary scientific and medical education from around Australia and the world. Participate in high quality presentations and networking events with colleagues, peers and .opinion leaders.

Mark your diary now!

Key Dates

Call for abstracts opens……………..October 2018
Registration opens………………….October 2018
Call for abstracts closes……………..1 February 2019
Early Bird registration closes………..15 February 2019
Notification to authors……………..21 February 2019
Plastic Surgery Congress 2019…….30 May – 1 June 2019

Organising Committee

Darrell Perkins, Co-Convenor PSC 2019
Cameron Mackay, Co-Convenor PSC 2019

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submissions will be accepted from early October 2018 and submissions will close on 1 February 2019.

To receive further information on abstract submissions as it becomes available, please click here

Social Program

Networking is a key part of the Congress and to complement the educational program, an equally outstanding social program has been developed to allow you the chance to relax, enjoy and experience genuine hospitality whilst you are in Melbourne.

Welcome Reception

Date: Thursday 30 May 2019
Location: Melbourne Room, Level 2, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Join us then for the Welcome Reception offering drinks and canapés whilst you meet old and new acquaintances alike.

Gala Dinner

Date: Friday 31 May 2019
Location: Plaza Ballroom, 191 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Dress Code: Lounge suit

Join us for the Gala Dinner for a fantastic dining experience. The Dinner is the formal event of the Congress and will offer a seated dinner in a spectacular venue with great wines and entertainment. We encourage all members to be in attendance as it will be an evening not to be missed.

Registration

Registration for the Congress will open in October 2018.

Further information regarding registration fees, options and accommodation will be available here shortly. To receive further information about the Congress as it becomes available, please click below.

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), with the support of the Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery Limited (AFPS), invite you to sponsor or exhibit at the Plastic Surgery Congress (PSC) in 2019.

The Exhibition will be open from Thursday 30th May to Saturday 1st June 2019 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria, Australia.

PSC 2019 returns with high quality content and presentations of world’s best practice in plastic and reconstructive surgery. It is designed to facilitate extensive networking with workshops, three days of medical education and networking social functions.

With a number of excellent sponsorship and exhibition packages available, PSC presents your business with an unique opportunity to build upon existing relationships or gain further exposure to a highly targeted audience.

If you would like to discuss sponsorship or exhibition opportunities for PSC 2019, please contact:

Plastic Surgery Congress 2019 Secretariat:

Helen McGowan
Sponsorship and Exhibition Manager
WALDRONSMITH Management
119 Buckhurst Street
South Melbourne VIC 3205 Australia
D +61 3 9907 8628
T  +61 3 9645 6311
F +61 3 9645 6322
E helen@wsm.com.au

Location

Host Venue

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf
Victoria 3006
T +61 3 9235 8000
W www.mcec.com.au

Superbly located right in the heart of Melbourne on the edge of the Yarra River is the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

MCEC is easily accessible from every direction by foot, car or public transport and is surrounded by cafes, bars, shopping and fine restaurants.

Host City

Melbourne; a creative, exciting city with always something new to discover.

The city has a cultural depth and multicultural diversity people expect from a major global city but with a relaxed attitude that makes it easy for visitors from anywhere around the world to feel at home. The city is exciting, constantly changing and evolving and has something for everyone. From chic fashion stores to buzzing cafes and trendy bars, botanic gardens to sports stadiums, elegant Victorian-era streetscapes to modern innovative architecture, film and food festivals to galleries and opulent theatres, Melbourne has an activity and attraction that will interest you.

For those who want to explore further afield, the unique natural beauty of regional Victoria is just a short trip away.

Find more information by clicking here.

 

 

Travel and Transport

GETTING TO MELBOURNE

Melbourne Airport is located approximately 24km from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. There are a range of direct flights and low cost fares available so we encourage you to explore all the options available:

Qantas – https://www.qantas.com
Jetstar – https://www.jetstar.com
Virgin Australia – https://www.virginaustralia.com
Tiger Air – https://tigerair.com.au

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Easy access is available from the airport to the city centre via bus and taxi. Please refer to the Melbourne Airport website for further information.

SKYBUS

SkyBus offers a shuttle bus service from the airport to Melbourne CBD and city hotels. This service operates 24 hours, 7 days. Buses run every 10 minutes throughout the day and every 30-60 minutes overnight. Tickets can be purchased on arrival or online by visiting the SkyBus website.

TAXIS

Taxis are available from the ground floor level of Melbourne Airport. The central business district is approximately 30 minutes from the International and Domestic Airport.

A taxi costs approximately $50-$60.
Taxi Phone: 13 22 27 or 131 008.

CAR RENTAL

A range of car rental services are available at Melbourne Airport. Please refer to the Melbourne Airport website for further information.

General Info

Weather in Autumn
March – May:  10 – 20°C

Insurance
Delegates are strongly advised to secure appropriate travel and health insurance. Delegate registration fees do not provide any such insurance coverage. The Organising Committee and the Congress Office accept no responsibility for any loss in this regard.

Language
The official language of the Congress is English.

Name badges
Your official Congress name badge must be worn at all times, as it is your entry to all sessions and functions. Entry to anyone not wearing their name badge will be refused.

People with Special Needs
Every effort is made to ensure people with special needs are catered for. Should you require any specific assistance, please include a notation with your registration form to enable us to make your stay pleasant and comfortable.

Disclaimer
The PSC 2019 Congress including the Congress Organisers will not accept liability for the damages of any nature sustained by participants or their accompanying persons for loss or damage to their personal property as a result of PSC 2019 Congress and exhibition or related events.

Privacy statement
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