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  • Date: Friday 30 August, 2024 - Saturday 31 August, 2024
  • Location: Te Pae, Christchurch Convention Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand

The New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons is holding the Annual Scientific Meeting at the Christchurch Convention Centre, Te Pāe, in Ōtautahi Christchurch on 30-31 August 2024.  This annual conference is our opportunity to join together for education, collaboration and to reconnect and socialize with each other .  It is an excellent opportunity to learn from leaders in our fields, and present up-to-date work and research.

The theme for this conference is ‘Innovation’.

The key note speakers are Professor Scott Levin, plastic and orthopaedic surgeon from Philadelphia, Dr Aidan Fitzgerald from Sheffield, United Kingdom and Associate Professor Sydney Ch’ng from Australia.  Professor Levin will talk on upper and lower limb reconstruction topics. He has extensive expertise in microsurgical reconstruction and transplantation.  Dr Fitzgerald will talk on facial palsy reconstruction, necrotizing fasciitis and other topics. Associate Professor Ch’ng, who is an ASPS councillor, will bring her expertise with respect to melanoma management, and  immunotherapy for cutaneous malignancy and head and neck malignancy .

Dr Fitzergerald and Professor Levin will also participate in discussions about innovation, surgical leadership, changes in ways we work over the generations, and surgical education.

Visit NZAPS ASM website for more information.