Welcome to the 12APFSSH/8APFSHT, Hand Surgery and the Digital Revolution

11-14 March 2020 Melbourne, Australia

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It gives me great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 12APFSSH/8APFSHT triennial meeting to be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from 11th -14th March 2020. This will be the second time the Australian Hand Surgery Society has hosted the APFSSH 20 years ago and ten years after we hosted the very successful International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand meeting in 2007 in Sydney. View Welcome information.

Victoria & Australia

Victoria has a spectacular coast line, with visitors come from near and far to drive along the famous Great Ocean Road– and they are never disappointed. The twelve apostles are a must see Victorian natural wonder, if you don’t feel up to the 6h round trip from Melbourne, you can always get a ride on a helicopter there! Wilson Promontory, the most southerly point of Australian mainland is another awe inspiring road trip with pristine beaches and amazing tracks and trails. View Destination information.

Key Dates
Call for Abstracts Open 11 January, 2019
Early Bird Registration Opens 11 January, 2019
Call for Abstracts Close 11 June, 2019
Notifications of Authors 12 August, 2019
Early Bird Registrations Close 11 November, 2019
Regular Registrations 12 November, 2019 - 11 February, 2020
Late Registration Fees Apply From 12 February, 2020
Hand Surgery and the Digital Revolution Conference 11 - 14 March, 2020

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Our Congress ‘home’ for all events and functions, is the contemporary Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) and South Wharf precinct. View Venue information.


Melbourne, a city worth exploring with a twist at every corner. Get lost in, or experience Melbourne’s mix of cultures through a culinary journey. Learn more about Melbourne.


We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne for 12APFSSH/8APFSHT triennial meeting and hope that you enjoy your time here See more information.

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