12APFSSH/8APFSHT - Hand Surgery and the Digital Revolution
Kdy: 11.-14.3. 2020
Kde: Melbourne, Australia
Welcome from Conference Convenor and Secretary General APFSSH
It gives me great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 12th Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand and the 8th Asian Pacific Federation of Societies of Hand Therapists 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.
Anthony Berger, Convenor, Secretary-General APFSSH
Welcome from APFSSH President
Dear colleagues and friends, The 12th congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (APFSSH) in conjunction with the 8th congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy (APFSHT) will be held on March 11th ~14th, 2020 at the historic city of Melbourne, Australia.
Goo Hyun BAEK, MD, PhD, President, Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand
Welcome from AHSS President
As President of the Australian Hand Surgery Society I invite you all to join us in Melbourne for the 12th congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (APFSSH) in conjunction with the 8th congress of the Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy (APFSHT).
Michael Sandow, President, Australian Hand Surgery Society
Welcome from NZSSH President
We are delighted to invite our hand surgery colleagues from the Asia Pacific region to attend the APFSSH Congress 2020. We trust that this meeting will provide a refreshing break from the rigours of your work, as you engage in the culture of this exciting city. We hope that you will have the opportunity to share new ideas and new knowledge with your overseas colleagues, that will improve your surgical practice and benefit your patients. This Asian Pacific conference provides a wonderful opportunity to strengthen the ties between our countries. We extend our thanks to the organizers of this meeting, the invited Speakers and the Presenters for their many hours of dedicated work. Enjoy all that Australia has to offer; come visit and experience New Zealand at any time.
With kind regards, Bruce Peat FRACS, NZSSH President
Welcome from APWA President
The Asia Pacific Wrist Association (APWA) is dedicated to the advancement of the assessment and management of conditions of the wrist. APWA is a new and exciting organization that links surgeons in the Asian Pacific axis with wrist and hand surgeons globally. We welcome you to join and contribute to our society. Link to ww.apwa.asia to access the excellent teaching workshops, fellowships and educational videos that are available to APWA members. We are pleased to advise that APWA will play an important role in the upcoming APFSSH meeting to be held in Melbourne, Australia in March 2020. I encourage you to attend and participate in this meeting and become an active member of APWA.
Greg Bain, President, Asia Pacific Wrist Association (APWA)