2017 SOMANZ and ADIPS COMBINED CONFERENCE - 20-22 OCTOBER 2017 - HYATT HOTEL CANBERRA

In 2017, The Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) will hold its Annual Scientific Meeting, in conjunction with the Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS) Annual Scientific Meeting, from 20-22 October 2017 at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra beside Lake Burley Griffin. This meeting will promote the awareness of medical disorders in pregnancy including diabetes, hypertension, obesity, liver disease and asthma and the dissemination of this knowledge with other societies involved in these fields.

ASM DATES

Friday 20 October to Sunday 22 October 2017

VENUE

Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT

CONTACT

ASN Events on email gw@asnevent.net.au or the SOMANZ Secretariat on sneylon@somanz.org

CONFERENCE WEBSITE

You can access our Annual Scientific Meeting site at  http://adipssomanz2017. asnevents.com.au/

 

IMPORTANT ASM DATES

  • Call for Abstracts Opens soon
  • Registration Opens soon
  • Abstract Submission Deadline is 7 August 2017
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline is 4 September 2017
  • SOMANZ Travel Grant supporting documentation is due by 4 September 2017
  • Annual Conference Dinner is on Saturday 21 October 2017 - venue TBA.
  • SOMANZ Annual General Meeting is on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Proposed ASM Program

FRIDAY 20 October, 2017

Registration from 8:00am
Welcome & Opening at 10.30am
Full Day Conference
Welcome Reception from 5:00pm to 6:30pm

SATURDAY 21 October, 2017

Registration from 7:00am
Full Day Conference
SOMANZ Annual General Meeting from 12:30pm to 1:00pm
Conference Dinner at 7:00pm

SUNDAY 22 October, 2017

Registration from 8:00am
Half Day Conference
SOMANZ ASM Award Presentations
Conference Closes at 2:30pm

 

 

SOMANZ ASM AWARDS & TRAVEL GRANTS

The Society makes available a number of awards at the Annual Scientific Meeting. Applications are called for as part of the abstract submission process, and are judged at the ASM.


SOMANZ PRESIDENT'S AWARD

The SOMANZ President’s Award will be given to the best oral clinical presentation by a junior SOMANZ member at the Annual Scientific Meeting.  The award is for A$1000 and will be judged by an expert panel throughout the meeting and awarded on the final day.


SOMANZ ANDREW PHIPPARD MEMORIAL AWARD

The SOMANZ Andrew Phippard Memorial Award will be given to the best oral scientific presentation by a junior SOMANZ member during the meeting.  This award is for A$1000 and will be judged by an expert panel throughout the meeting and awarded on the final day.


SOMANZ BEST POSTER AWARD

The SOMANZ Best Poster Award will be available during the Annual Scientific Meeting. Please indicate if you wish to be considered for the Poster Award during the abstract submission process. You must be a SOMANZ member to apply and must be standing by your poster at the time of the poster session. The SOMANZ Poster Award is to the value of A$500.


SOMANZ TRAVEL GRANTS 

Applications are invited from junior SOMANZ members to apply for a Travel Grant to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting.  The travel grants will be up to the value of A$500 each. Applicants must be a financial member of SOMANZ at the time of application and be presenting at the meeting. Applications (in the form of a brief letter from a supervisor or department head) should be sent to the SOMANZ Secretariat via email to: sneylon@somanz.org by Monday 04 September 2017.  Please use “SOMANZ Travel Grant Application” in the subject line of your email.

 

SOMANZ ASM FLYERS

Available soon.

 

2017 SOMANZ Annual General Meeting

Notice is given to SOMANZ Members that the 2017 SOMANZ Annual General Meeting will be held at 12:30pm on Saturday 21 October 2017 at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, ACT. All financial members of the Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia & New Zealand are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting.

 

ASM SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Please note that the SOMANZ ASM Speaker Presentations will only be available to SOMANZ financial members following the ASM. The speaker presentations will only be accessible via the SOMANZ website in the members password protected area.