Association of Breast Surgery Conference


Birmingham ICC

ABS Conference 2018, Birmingham ICC 

18th & 19th June

 

We look forward to welcoming you to the ABS Conference 2018 on 18th & 19th June at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham.

For further information contact office@absgbi.org.uk or ring 020 7869 6853/6855


 

Full provisional programme is available to download here

Further programme information will appear here in due course. 

International Speakers include:

Dr Giuseppe Catanuto, Azienda Ospedaliera Cannizzaro, Catania, Italy
Dr Henry Kuerer, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Prof Diptendra Sarkar, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, India
Prof Walter Weber, Basel University Hospital, Switzerland

Online registration is now open here

The provisional programme and registration form can be downloaded here

A discounted registration fee for the annual ABS Conference is just one of the benefits of becoming a member of the Association of Breast Surgery. You can find more information about the different membership categories and download a membership form here

Abstract submission is now closed.  All authors have been e-mailed to let them know the outcome of their submission.  Please check your spam folder if you have not received this e-mail or contact office@absgbi.org.uk or 020 7869 6853/55

To view the list of poster presentations please click here

Information about the format of poster presentations is available hereand posters must be displayed from 10.30 on Monday 18th June until 14:05 on Tuesday 19th June 2018. 

Information for oral presenters of submitted abstracts is available here

The ABS Conference will again have a trade exhibition in 2018.

For information about sponsorship packages please click here

To view the floorplan click here

To download the booking form click here

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact Lucy Davies on 020 7869 6852 or email lucydavies@absgbi.org.uk

Welcome Drinks Reception

A drinks reception will be held on Sunday 17th June 2018 from 6.30pm to 8pm at the ICC Birmingham to welcome delegates to Birmingham.  Please indicate when you register if you would like to attend this reception.

ABS Annual Dinner

The ABS Annual Dinner will be held at the ICC Birmingham on Monday 18th June 2018 at 7.30pm for 8pm.  The dinner will again be a 3 course meal, followed by entertainment, but this year guests will be able to select on the night from a choice of three options per course. 

Accommodation Service 

An accommodation service is being provided by the Birmingham Convention Bureau.  To view the available rooms and prices or to book a room please click here. Please note that the accommodation service will be available until 19th May after which time they may be able to book accommodation for delegates but will not be able to guarantee the current prices

Venue

The ABS Conference 2018 is being held at the ICC Birmingham.  The venue is easily accessible and close to Birmingham New Street station.  For further information about how to reach the venue please click here

Travel

Virgin West Coast Mainline Discounted Fares

Virgin Trains in partnership with the ICC are able to offer a 25% discount off some pre-booked train fares to delegates.  To see the fares available through the scheme and book your travel please click here.

Bursaries for Patient Advocates

The Association of Breast Surgery is pleased to be able to offer 3 bursaries for patient advocates to attend its Conference in Birmingham on the 18th & 19th June 2018. The bursaries will consist of a free place at the 2 day Conference.  Travel and subsistence will be at the attendee’s own cost. To apply for a bursary please send a short summary (up to 400 words maximum) outlining your reasons for wishing to attend the conference and what you hope to gain from your attendance.

Please send these to office@absgbi.org.uk by the 19th March 2018.  Successful recipients of the bursaries will be notified by the end of March.

Conference Times

Monday 18th June 2018
09:00 to 18:05 (Registration from 07:45)

Tuesday 19th June 2018 
09:00 to 16:10 (Registration from 08:30)