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APFSSH/APFSHT 2020 abstract deadline extended

Monday 12 Aug 2019

We are pleased to announce that due to overwhelming demand, abstract submissions have been extended until Wednesday 11 September 2019.

APFSSH/APFSHT2020 Abstract Deadline Approaching – Make The Cut

Friday 9 Aug 2019

Only 48 hours until abstract submissions close!Don’t miss out on your chance to submit before the deadline; Sunday 11 August 2019.

Only 2 Weeks Until Abstract Submissions Close For APFSSH/APFSHT 2020

Friday 26 Jul 2019

Abstract submissions close in 2 weeks! Don’t miss out on your chance to submit before the deadline; Sunday 11 August 2019.

We hope to see you at the 12APFSSH/8APFSHT 2020 Congress

Thursday 27 June 2019

Thank you for visiting our stand! The APFSSH/APFSHT were pleased to meet you all in Berlin, we hope you liked the toy koala we gave you.

Speaker Introduction For The 12APFSSH/8APFSHT Congress 2020

Friday 7 June 2019

The APFSSH/APFSHT is pleased to introduce the first line-up of invited speakers for the 2020 Congress.

Holiday blue’s? Book now for the 12APFSSH/8APFSHT Congress 2020

Thursday 14 March 2019

Did you dream of seeing a kangaroo or koala in the wild as a child? Have you always wanted to visit Australia but it just seemed too far away? Is the 2019 workload already causing you to dream of a trip filled with sunshine and fun?

Call for abstracts now open for the 12APFSSH/8APFSHT Congress 2020

Thursday 17 January 2019

The Congress Committee for the joint 12th APFSSH and 8th APFSHT Congress would like to extend a warm welcome to all delegates.

Welcome to the 12APFSSH/8APFSHT Conference 2020

Thursday 20 December 2018

It gives me great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 12th 12APFSSH/8APFSHT triennial meeting to be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre.

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  • Key Dates

  • Call for Abstracts Open11 January, 2019
  • Early Bird Registration OpensFebruary 2019
  • Call for Abstracts Close11 September, 2019
  • Notifications to Authors10 October, 2019
  • Early Bird Registrations Close11 November, 2019
  • Regular Registrations12 November, 2019 -
    11 February 2020
  • Late Registration Fees Apply From12 February, 2020
  • Hand Surgery and the Digital Revolution Congress11 - 14 March, 2020


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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