International Meetings and Symposia

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: March 2017 - Volume 139 - Issue 3 - p 822e–823e
doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000513370.47533.a0
Announcements
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ISAPS COURSE GERMANY 6th SOS SYMPOSIUM: SALVAGE PROCEDURES AFTER PITFALLS IN AESTHETIC SURGERY

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Course Germany 6th SOS Symposium: Salvage Procedures after Pitfalls in Aesthetic Surgery will be held March 10 through March 11, 2017, in Cologne, Germany, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Cologne. Topics will include the breast, face, eyelid, nose, trunk, and thighs. Courses will provide solutions for failed cases and teach ways to avoid complications in the future. For more information, contact ISAPS, 45 Lyme Road, Suite 304, Hanover, N.H. 03755; tel.: 603-643-2325; fax: 603-643-1444; e-mail: .

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NORTHEASTERN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS SPRING WORKSHOP: AUGMENTATION MASTOPEXY

The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Spring Workshop, “Augmentation Mastopexy,” will be held March 11, 2017, in New York, N.Y., at the Marriott Marquis. For more information, contact Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 500 Cummings Center, Suite 4550, Beverly, Mass. 01915; tel.: 978-927-8330; fax: 978-524-0461; website: http://www.nesps.org.

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ACPA’s 74th ANNUAL MEETING

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association’s 74th Annual Meeting will be held March 13 through 18, 2017, in Colorado Springs, Colo., at The Broadmoor. The meeting will focus on “Changing Perspectives.” Participants will explore advances in research, clinical and team-driven care of patients; learn about best practices and advancements in care from colleagues across multiple disciplines; network with professionals from the United States and around the world; and focus on how to effectively use team care and improve patient outcomes. The scientific program will feature general sessions, concurrent specialty sessions, poster sessions, panel presentations, and introductory and advanced short courses. The preconference symposium will discuss the “Pathway to Adulthood: Care at the End of Adolescence,” and a seminar will be conducted on “Increasing Leadership Effectiveness.” The meeting will also feature a keynote presentation from Rick Guidotti as he explores cultural perceptions of individuals living with cleft palate and other craniofacial conditions. For more information, visit American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, 1504 East Franklin Street, Suite 102, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514; tel.: 919-933-9044; website: http://meeting.acpa-cpf.org/.

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2nd ANNUAL MOUNTAIN WEST SOCIETY FOR PLASTIC SURGEONS CONFERENCE

The 2nd Annual Mountain West Society for Plastic Surgeons Conference will be held March 16 through 19, 2017, in Park City, Utah, at the Westgate Park City Resort & Spa. For more information, contact Mountain West Society of Plastic Surgeons, 110 S. Fort Douglas Boulevard, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113; tel.: 801-587-2982; e-mail: ; website: http://mountainwestsps.com/.

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49th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN BURN ASSOCIATION

The 49th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association will be held March 21 through 24, 2017, in Boston, Mass. For more information, contact American Burn Association, 311 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4150, Chicago, Ill. 60606; tel.: 312-642-9260; fax: 312-642-9130; website: http://www.ameriburn.org.

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7th BODY LIFT COURSE

The 7th Body Lift Course will be held April 7 through 8, 2017, in Lyon, France, at the Marriott Hotel, Cité Internationale. Dr. Pascal will discuss the best techniques to perform a body lift, how to improve the efficiency of body contouring procedures, and how to lower complication rates. For more information, contact J. F. Pascal, M.D., 13 Quai du Général Sarrail, 69006 Lyon, France; tel.: 33 (0)4 78 24 59 27; website: http://www.jfpascalmd.com; e-mail: .

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ICOBRA WORKSHOP, TUSCANY, ITALY

The ICOBRA Workshop, Tuscany, Italy, will be held April 8 through 9, 2017, in Tuscany, Italy, at the Monash University Prato Center. For more information, contact Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Suite 503, Level 5, 69 Christie Street, St. Leonards, New South Wales 2065, Australia; tel.: (2) 9437 9200; e-mail: .

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60th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

The 60th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will be held April 12 through 14, 2017, in Osaka, Japan, at the Osaka International Convention Center. For more information, contact Japanese Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2-15 Yamadaoka, Osaka, Japan; tel.: (+81) 6-6879-6056; website: www2.convention.co.jp/jsprs60/en/index.html.

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LEBANON IVth WORLD CONGRESS OF PLASTIC SURGEONS OF LEBANESE DESCENT

The Lebanon IVth World Congress of Plastic Surgeons of Lebanese Descent will be held April 20 through 23, 2017, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For more information, contact Lebanese Society of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, 109004, Moscow, Alexander Solzhenitsyn St., 25, Sao Paulo, Brazil; tel.: (+7) (95) 912-44-25.

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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC SURGEONS JOHN D. CONSTABLE TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP

The American Association of Plastic Surgeons is now accepting applications for the John D. Constable International Traveling Fellowship. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for an international plastic surgeon to study and train with AAPS members and leaders in American plastic surgery. One fellowship in the amount of $7500 per year will be awarded. The chosen fellow will be in the United States as an observer for a period of 6 to 12 weeks under the sponsorship of members of the AAPS. Candidates must be fully trained in their respective country in plastic surgery, a member in good standing of their national society, and must be a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 10 years out of training. They must be able to communicate well in both written and spoken English and must be sponsored by two members of their national society and their department or program director. For application details, please visit http://www.aaps1921.org or contact the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, 500 Cummings Center, Suite 4550, Beverly, Mass. 01915; tel.: 978-927-8330. The application deadline was January 31, 2017.

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OLD ISSUES OF THE WHITE JOURNAL?

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