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Registration for the 12th APFSSH and 8th APFSHT Congress 2020 is now open. Please read the registration information carefully before beginning the online registration.

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Registration fees

All fees are quoted in Australian dollars ($AUD) and are inclusive of 10% GST (Goods and Services Tax).

Key Dates and Deadlines Early bird
Ends 11 November 2019
12 November 2019 – 11 February 2020
From 12 February 2020
Surgeons Full Registration $1100 $1320 $1650
Residents and Fellows in Training Full Registration $880 $1100 $1430
Therapists Full Registration $660 $880 $1210
Developing Nations Surgeons Full Registration $770 $770 $770
Developing Nations Residents and Fellows in Training Full Registration $660 $660 $660
Developing Nations Therapists Full Registration $440 $440 $440
Additional Registration Options and Add-ons
Partner Registration $300
Welcome Reception additional guest ticket $75
Congress Dinner additional guest ticket $150

Registration Entitlements

  • Admission to all conference sessions 11 – 14 March 2020
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea daily
  • Delegate materials
  • Ticket to the Welcome Reception held on Wednesday 11 March 2020
  • Ticket to the Congress Dinner held on Friday 13 March 2020

Social functions

Welcome Reception – Wednesday 11 March 2020

Take this opportunity to meet your peers from the industry, in a social environment, at the 2020 Congress Welcome Reception. This ticket is included in your registration fee. You can purchase additional guest tickets through the online registration form.

Congress Dinner – Friday 13 March 2020

Held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. This ticket is included in your registration fee. You can purchase additional guest tickets through the online registration form.

Developing Nations

Please click here to view the eligible Developing Nations countries.

Partner Registration

Partner registration includes a ticket to attend the Welcome Reception, Congress Dinner and access to the Congress Exhibition Area.

Electronic registration

Only electronic registration is accepted. To register online, go to the registration site and follow the instructions there. An acknowledgement of your registration will be sent upon its receipt and payment.

Payment deadlines

Registrations received by 11 November 2019 must be paid in full by 11 November 2019 in order to receive the early bird registration rate.

Cancellation & refund policy

Deadline: 11 February 2020

Cancellations (partial or full) must be made in writing to the Congress Secretariat. Cancellations received prior to 11 February 2020 will receive a full refund minus a $150 administration fee. Cancellations received after 11 February 2020 will not be refunded. Substitute delegates will be accepted.


All best endeavours will be made to present the program as displayed on this website. The Congress and its agents reserve the right to alter without prior notice, any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating to the meeting, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The Organising Committee and the Congress Organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Organising Committee and the Congress Organisers do not accept responsibility for loss of monies caused by delays. Participants are advised to take out personal travel insurance and to extend their policy to cover personal possessions. The Congress does not cover individuals against cancellations of bookings or theft or damage to belongings.

Please direct all registration enquiries to:

APFSSH/APFSHT Congress Secretariat

ICMS Australasia

PO Box 5005
South Melbourne Victoria 3205
Ph: +61 3 9682 0500

Register your Interest
  • Key Dates

  • Call for Abstracts Open11 January, 2019
  • Early Bird Registration OpensFebruary 2019
  • Call for Abstracts Close11 June, 2019
  • Notifications to Authors12 August, 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 Conference11 - 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.


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