Previous APOS Annual Scientific Meetings
- 1991 14-15th September, RCH Melbourne
- 1992 1-2nd August, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney
- 1993 26-27th September, Hilton Hotel, Adelaide.
- 1994 25th September, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney
- 1995 21-22nd October, RCH Melbourne
- 1996 8-9th June, Hyatt Coolum, Queensland
- 1997 14-15th June, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney
- 1998 10-11th October, Port Douglas, Queensland
- 1999 24th April, Darling Harbour, Sydney (followed SICOT)
- 2000 7-8th October, Salamanca Inn, Hobart
- 2001 31st March, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide
- 2002 19th October, RCH, Melbourne
- 2003 19-20th September, Cyprus Lakes, Hunter Valley, NSW
- 2004 25th September, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney
- 2005 1-2ndOctober, Radisson Palm Meadows, Queensland
- 2006 23-24th September, Peppers at Salt Kingscliff, NSW
- 2007 6-7th October, Peppers at Kingscliff, NSW
- 2008 4-5th October, Peppers at Kingscliff, NSW
- 2009 19-20th September, Q 1, Gold Coast, Queensland.
- 2010 11-12th September, Crown, Pelican Waters, Caloundra, Queensland
- 2011 Combined Meeting 7-8th October, Tauranga,New Zealand
- 2012 22-23rd September, Sheraton Noosa, Queensland
- 2013 23-25th August, Sheraton Noosa, Queensland
- 2014 30-31st August, Sheraton Noosa, Queensland
- 2015 22-23rd August , Sheraton , Gold Coast , Queensland
The Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (APOS) and the Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of New Zealand held their first combined scientific meeting in Tauranga, New Zealand, on the 7-8th October 2011. The theme of the meeting was "Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in the Adolescent". The opening session included a presentation from keynote speaker
Dan Sucato on "The Challenges of the Adolescent Orthopaedic Patient". The meeting was a great success.
The Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (APOS) held the Paediatric Orthopaedic Course and Annual Scientific Meeting in Noosa, Queensland 20-23 September 2012. The Meeting was a great success. The Keynote Speaker was Professor Lori Karol from the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, USA. Mr. Robert Hill from the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London was a Guest Speaker. The Course was convened by Michael Johnson and David Little with an outstanding faculty. 100 registrants benefitted from an intense 2 days of interactive teaching. Those who attended the weekend ASM were privileged to hear excellent Instructional Course Lectures from our international guests and a high standard of papers from APOS members. The inaugural Menelaus Medal for Best Scientific Paper was awarded to Nicole Williams. The Conference Dinner at the Spirit House was also a special event.
Combined meeting with
POSNZ held at Sheraton Mirage Resort Gold Coast. Invited keynote speakers were Tony Herring and Thomas Wirth. Attendees were privileged to hear an inspirational talk from Tony Herring “Paediatric Orthopaedics –What makes it special”. The Melbourne medal for best scientific paper was awarded to Nicola Wilson/Sue Stott for paper “short term outcomes after lower limb surgery for cerebral palsy".