Conferences

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This page lists Australian, New Zealand and overseas conferences of interest to surgeons. Please note that these activities may not have been approved for RACS CPD Points as they may not have been submitted for evaluation by the respective providers. For conferences that have been approved for College CPD Points, please see Approved CME Activities.

The Calendar is a separate listing of meetings, workshops, courses and key events run by the College. This page includes conferences and events which are managed by the Conferences and Events Department who provide an event management service.

If your surgical conference is not listed, please contact us.

Surgery conferences
Cardiothoracic Surgery
General Surgery
Neurosurgery
Orthopaedic Surgery
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Paediatric Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Urology
Vascular Surgery
Medical conferences

Surgery conferences

Australia/NZ

  • Australia and New Zealand Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association and Australia and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association 2014 meeting
    2-3 October 2014 / Queenstown NEW ZEALAND / Website
  • Trauma 2014
    3-5 October 2014 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
  • Australasian Breast Congress
    9-11 October 2014 / Surfers Paradise QLD AUSTRALIA / Website
  • Acute Surgical Care Conference
    8 November 2014 / Newcastle NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
  • 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
    7-11 December 2014 / Melbourne VIC AUSTRALIA / Website
  • "The Future of The Medical Profession" International Medical Symposium (previously Conjoint Medical Education Seminar)
    13 March 2015 / Melbourne VIC AUSTRALIA
  • Developing a Career in Academic Surgery
    4 May 2015 / Perth WA AUSTRALIA / Website
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 84th Annual Scientific Congress
    4-8 May 2015 / Perth WA AUSTRALIA / Website
  • Queensland Regional Committee Annual State Meeting
    17-19 July / Magnetic Island QLD Australia
  • 22nd International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    27-30 October 2015 / Melbourne VIC AUSTRALIA / Website

Overseas

  • No listings at present
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Australia/NZ

  • "Reasonable Cardiology" Symposium - Epworth HealthCare Cardiac Sciences Clinical Institute
    18 October 2014 / Melbourne AUSTRALIA / Website
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting
    9-12 November 2014 / Gold Coast QLD AUSTRALIA / Website
  • Tongariro Cardiac Surgery Meeting 2015 
    20-22 March / Queenstown NEW ZEALAND / Website

Overseas

  • No listings at present
General Surgery

Australia/NZ

  • 17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI)
    12-16 October 2014 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
  • Combined Colorectal Meeting
     7-8 November 2014 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA
  • NZAGS Annual Conference 2015
    14-15 March 2015 / Rotorua NEW ZEALAND / Website
  • The Alfred General Surgery Meeting
    30-31 October 2015 / Melbourne VIC AUSTRALIA

Overseas

  • No listings at present
Neurosurgery

Australia/NZ

  • No listings at present

Overseas

  • Neurosurgical Society of Australia (NSA) Annual Scientific Meeting
    1-3 October 2015 / Auckland NEW ZEALAND / Website
Orthopaedic Surgery

Australia/NZ

  • No listings at present

Overseas

  • No listings at present
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Australia/NZ

  • New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Annual General and Scientific Meeting 2014
    13-16 October 2014 / Rotorua NEW ZEALAND / Website
  • Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (ASOHNS)  Annual Scientific Meeting 2015
    7-9 March 2015 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
  • World Congress on Larynx Cancer
    26-30 July 2015 / Cairns QLD AUSTRALIA / Website  

Overseas

  • 12th Annual International ENT Conference
    17-24 January 2015 / Dolomites ITALY
Paediatric Surgery

Australia/NZ

  • No listings at present

Overseas

  • No listings at present
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Australia/NZ

  • 17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries (ISBI)
    12-16 October 2014 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
  • 8th Annual ASAPS Conference
    15-18 October 2015 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website

Overseas

  • No listings at present
Urology

Australia/NZ

  • No listings at present

Overseas

  • No listings at present
Vascular Surgery

Australia/NZ

  • Endovascular Fistula Symposium
    3 December 2014 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
     

Overseas

  • ANZSVS Conference
    21-24 September 2015 / Hawaii USA / Website
Medical conferences

Australia/NZ

  • Injury Prevention in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People:
    Prevention Across the Lifespan
    28 November 2014 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
  • AOA/RACS/Medlaw Medico-Legal Meeting
    21-22 November 2014 / Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA / Website
  • The 40th Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society Inc. "Pain Through the Ages"
    25-29 March 2015 / Auckland NEW ZEALAND / Website

Overseas

  • No listings at present