AVSTS Autumn meeting: "Advances in Surgical Oncology"

06 - 7th October 2017
Crowne Plaza Gatwick
Langley Drive
Crawley RH11 7SX

About the event

The organising committee would like to invite you to the Association
of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgeons (AVSTS) autumn meeting.  Please
find information, including a preliminary programme and
registration form.

The title of the meeting is " “Advances in oncological surgery - 'Is
bigger always better?” and our speakers include Nick Bacon, Gerry
Polton, Laurent Findji, Herve Brissot, Jane Ladlow and Laura Owen.

It is being held at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Gatwick which has
excellent, rail, road and air links.

 

Schedule

Friday 6th October

 

0900-0930               Registration

0930-1015               Nick Bacon               Options for metastatic disease: melanoma and anal sac carcinoma

1015-1100               Nick Bacon               Options for metastatic disease: osteosarcoma and mast cell tumours

1100-1130               Coffee break                            

1130-1215               Herve Brissot          Sentinel lymph node mapping            

1215-1300               Gerry Polton            Update on Immunotherapy                 

1300-1400               Lunch                        

1400-1445               Jane Ladlow            Thyroid carcinomas               

1445-1530               Nick, Jane, Herve Case discussions   

1530-1600               Coffee break          

1600-1645               Nick, Jane, Herve  Case Discussions  

 

 

Saturday 7th October

 

0930-1015               Gerry Polton            Update on tyrosine kinase inhibitors:  9 years on what do we know?

1015-1100               Laurent Findji          Complex oral resections and reconstructions   

1100-1130               Coffee break                            

1130-1215               Herve Brissot          Video assisted oncological surgery    

1215-1300               Laurent Findji          En bloc amputation and body wall resections  

1300-1400               Lunch                        

1400-1445               Laura Owen            Laser resection for urinary tumours   

1445-1500               Coffee break                            

1500-1545               TBC                             TBC           

 

Meeting options……

Full meeting              £400

Includes:

  • 2 day meeting, includes proceeding notes
  • All refreshments, includes lunches
  • Friday night accommodation, based on single occupancy room
  • Friday night entertainment 

o Three course meal at the hotel & additional entertainment TBC

Full meeting              £300 (Intern/resident discount)

Includes:

  • 2 day meeting, includes proceeding notes
  • All refreshments, includes lunches
  • Friday night accommodation, single occupancy room 

(to reduce the meeting rate to £255 you can share a twin room with another intern/resident. 

Please state clearly on the registration form who you will be sharing with)

  • Friday night entertainment 

o Three course meal at the hotel & additional entertainment TBC

Full meeting with £100 cashback!

  • Introduce two new members to AVSTS and get £100 cashback
  • Subject to new members registering and paying for full meeting

Day rate                      £125/day

Includes:

  • 1 or 2 day meeting, includes proceeding notes
  • All refreshments, includes lunches, during the day
  • No accommodation/evening entertainment

Entertainments         £55

Includes:

• Friday night entertainment 

o Three course meal at the hotel & additional entertainment TBC o Opportunity to chat to other AVSTS members and speakers

Additional accommodation (for partner) £10 

Includes:

• Breakfast

Additional nights’ accommodation (for Thursday and Saturday nights)

We are waiting for final costings/discount code, please contact the administrator for more information.