APOS Instructional Course &
Combined APOS/POSNZ Annual Scientific Meeting

APOS 2019

Where: Sofitel, Hastings Street, Noosa
When: 28th August - 1st September, 2019
Instructional Course Registration Website: www.apos2019.com
ASM Registration website:  www.apos2019.com

The Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Paediatric Orthopaedic Instructional Course and the Combined Annual Scientific Meeting will be held at the Sofitel Noosa from 28th August - 1st September, 2019

The scientific committee has been busy organising APOS 2019 ASM and ICL’s. This year we return to our favourite location in Noosa, with the APOS/POSNZ Instructional Course Lectures running on Thursday and Friday August 29 and 30. The Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Annual Scientific Meeting will follow on August 31 to September 1.

This year I am thrilled that Dr Pierre Lascombes will join us as our guest speaker. He is a Past President of the European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society, and currently is Head of Division of Paediatric Orthopaedics at Hôpitaux Universitaires in Geneva. He has a wide and varied paediatric practice, however is best associated with his work on flexible intramedullary nailing.

We are once again offering the Instructional Course Lectures for trainees from Australia and New Zealand. The programme has a strong focus on infection, limb deformity, Perthes and spine. As ever, I would encourage registrars to ask for leave from their institutions early, and apply for registration on the course early, as places are limited. I would also encourage all consultants to contribute as faculty members.

The call for abstracts for the scientific meeting will be published soon, and I look forward to receiving a large and varied offering from our members. Alongside the scientific papers the scientific committee is planning to host debates on controversial topics in paediatric orthopaedics, discussion about difficult cases and, of course, several presentations from Pierre Lascombes.

I look forward to seeing you all in Noosa, and strengthening our bonds as a paediatric society as we train our future colleagues.

Kate Stannage

Rebecca Fielding is the Conference Organiser. Registration can be made via the conference website


Rebecca Fielding         rebecca@boss.net.au