2018 Annual Conference

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The 24th annual ANZORS (Australian New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society) Conference has been held in Perth, WA, Australia, from 05 to 07 October 2018. The conference has been held directly before the annual AOA (Australian Orthopaedic Association) scientific meeting (Perth, 7-11 October 2018), providing a great opportunity for those who wish to attend both conferences back-to back.


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Conference dates:
Friday 05 - Sunday 07 October 2018.
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Location:
Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Venue:
The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (Perkins North), 6 Verdun St, Nedlands WA 6009, Australia.

Confirmed International Keynote Speaker:

  • Prof John Antoniou, MD PhD PRSC, Research Director, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
  • Prof Jian Q. (Jerry) Feng, Assistant Dean for Research and Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas, USA.

Confirmed National Keynote Speakers:

  • Prof Dietmar Hutmacher, PhD MBA FAHMS, Director ARC Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing; Chair in Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland Institute of Technology (QUT), Australia.
  • Prof David Little, The University of Sydney, PhD, Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia.
  • Dr Jennifer Tickner, PhD, Research Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Australia

This year's conference again included fantastic national and international keynote speakers and a Social Program:

  • Students social event (Masters/PhD candidates) at Little Way (walking distance from conference venue) in the evening of Friday 05 October 2018
  • Exciting ANZORS half-day Networking Afternoon at Sandalford Wines (Swan Valley, bus transport provided) for all registered delegates, with following Conference Dinner in the city at New Golden Century (North Bridge), with announcement of ECR and PhD award winners, on Saturday 06 October 2018.

Congratulations to this year's awards winners:

  • the 2018 David Findlay ECR Award winner Junjie Gao (The University of Western Australia)
  • the 2018 PhD award winner Jacob Kenny (The University of Western Australia), who also won the inaugural Minghao Zheng Translational Research Award 2018
  • the "One to watch Award, by Zeiss" Sophie Rapagna (Flinders University)

See the winner photos and the networking afternoon photo (click on photo to enlarge!).

Thanks Perth! See you in Canberra (ACT) at the 25th Annual ANZORS Conference in 2019!




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