We invite you to attend the VIC/TAS Winter Welcome.


Our annual event incorporates scientific research, formally congratulates the trainees who have successfully undertaken the Fellowship Exam, welcomes the new trainees, and farewells our retiring members.


• Event: Scientific Afternoon and Cocktail Evening

• Where: Grand Hyatt, Melbourne, VIC

• When: 12pm till late – Friday 3 August 2018



The Winter Welcome comprises two events:


An Afternoon Scientific Meeting 1pm–6pm at the Grand Hyatt, Melbourne, VIC

The aim of this afternoon is to promote an opportunity for original scientific research being undertaken in the Victorian and Tasmanian region. Each accredited training hospital is invited to present a paper on unique research being conducted within their orthopaedic unit. There will be an award for the best paper. Trainees and Consultants are eligible to present.


The Cocktail Evening 6.30pm till late, at The Residence, Grand Hyatt, Melbourne, VIC

This evening will be held to formally congratulate the final year trainees who have successfully passed the FRACS exam, and to give them the opportunity to thank the membership for the support and training they have received.


In addition, the event will allow the Branch to welcome the unaccredited registrars who have been accepted onto the AOA 21 Training Program. Our senior members, who have recently retired, will also be acknowledged. We encourage those members to write a short history of their career in orthopaedics, which will be uploaded to the VIC/TAS eArchive.


The Winter Welcome will be an enjoyable evening for members to socialise with friends and colleagues, and we look forward to seeing you there.


Timothy Lording

VIC Scientific Secretary

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Alison Taylor

VIC Chair