Vic/Tas Branch news Nov 2018

Next branch meeting:

The next branch meeting will be on Friday 30th November 2018, at 6pm, at The Alfred Hospital. The meeting will be held in Classroom 3, Education Centre, Alfred Research Alliance (Ground Floor) (NOTE- New location!).

 

Bruce Thompson and Brigitte Borg will be presenting at the meeting.

This end of year meeting will be sponsored by Bird Healthcare. With dinner (following the presentations) at The Collage Lawn. RSVPs are required by Friday 23rd November. Attached is a meeting flyer. Also attached is location map as this is a new meeting venue.

 

2019 TSANZSRS:

The 2019 TSANZSRS will be held on the Gold Coast. It will run from 29th March- 2 April 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Registrations are now open, with early bird registrations closing 19th January 2019! The meeting theme is “From Force to Flow”. For more information, visit the website: www.tsanzsrs2019.com/

 

ANZSRS Jeff Pretto Memorial Research Grant:

The ANZSRS board and the Scientific & Conference Committee (SCC) invite you to apply for the 2018-19 ANZSRS Jeff Pretto Memorial Research Grant. The ANZSRS Jeff Pretto Memorial Research Grant is offered to encourage and support research in clinical and/or laboratory-based respiratory science by Society members. This year’s grant has increased from previous years and is funded up to an amount of $15,000.

If you wish to apply, please read and adhere to the application guidelines carefully. The closing date for applications is 5:00pm AUS EST Friday 16-Nov-2018. http://www.anzsrs.org.au/index.php/grants

 

Combined TSANZ & ANSRS Vic Branch ASM:

The combined TSANZ/ANZSRS Vic branch ASM will be held on November 16th 2018 at the Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne in Richmond. For more details regarding this event and to register: https://www.thoracic.org.au/events/event/combined-tsanz-anzsrs-vic-branch-asm-16-november-2018

 

Until next time,

Kristin Southwell (VIC/TAS Regional Chair)

Vic/Tas Branch news

Greetings!

Next branch meeting:

The next branch meeting will be on Tuesday 25th September 2018, at 6pm, at The Northern Hospital, Epping. This meeting will be sponsored by Coregas. RSVPs are required by Monday 17th September. Attached is a meeting flyer.  Also attached is location map as this is a new meeting venue.

Branch Chair from 2019:

I will not be renewing as branch chair following the completion of this term – after 6 years it’s time for someone else to step into the role. Nomination forms went out last week, with applications closing 30th Nov 2018. Attached is the nomination form. I am happy to stay on as Vice-Chair to assist the new Branch Chair in settling in and learning about their role. Also attached is information regarding the general duties carried out by the Branch Chair to provide an idea of what is required in the role – for more details, please feel free to email me.

CRFS:
The next CRFS exam date is 26th October 2018, closing date for applications is 21st September 2018. To apply to sit the CRFS, information is on the ANZSRS website.

2019 ASM abstracts:

Next years TSANZSRS will be held on the Gold Coast. It will run from 29th March- 2 April 2019 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. There is currently a call for Abstracts for this meeting (closing date 12th October). For more details regarding abstract submission go to:  http://www.tsanzsrs2019.com/abstracts/

End of Year Branch Meeting:

The final branch meeting will be hosted by The Alfred Hospital on Friday 30th November. Bird Healthcare will be sponsoring this meeting. Put it in your diary! More details to come closer to the date.