St George’s Hall, Liverpool, 11 – 13th June 2014
June 11th – ‘Recent Advances’ Day
June 11th evening – Welcome Reception
June 12th & 13th – Scientific Meeting
June 12th evening – Gala Dinner
The organising committee would like to welcome you to Liverpool for the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Oculoplastic Surgery Society. This will be held on 11th -13th June at St George’s Hall in the centre of the city, close to Lime Street train station and central hotels.
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The drinks reception on Wednesday evening is open to all Scientific Meeting (Thursday & Friday) ticket holders. The venue for the meeting and the drinks reception will be St George’s Hall.
The Gala Dinner on Thursday 12th June will be held in Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral, which is the largest cathedral in the United Kingdom and fifth largest in the world. It was only completed in 1978. There will be a drinks reception in the beautiful Lady Chapel, the oldest part of the cathedral followed by dinner in the main body of the building. The Cathedral is a 20-minutes walk or 5-minutes taxi ride from St George’s Hall. Tickets can be purchased here. You need to be logged in and have a meeting ticket to be able to purchase Gala Dinner tickets. If you wish to purchase tickets without having a meeting ticket please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Dress code: Lounge Suit/Cocktail dress
The venue for the meeting is St George’s Hall, a spectacular Grade 1 neoclassical concert hall. Built in the early 1800s as a space for music festivals and the Civil and Crown courts, the hall has always been at the heart of community life in Liverpool.
The meeting will start on Wednesday 11th June with a ‘Recent Advances Day’which will be suitable for consultants and trainees. The Scientific Meeting will be held on 12th – 13th June and we are delighted to have many national and international first-class speakers contributing to a comprehensive programme. There will also be round table discussions, a ptosis surgery video session, rapid fire and poster presentations and a ‘Question Time’ with all delegates invited to submit questions on any oculoplastic or orbital topic to a panel of experts.
We are delighted to welcome three keynote speakers:-
Prof Jurij Bilyk is an attending surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital and Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. He has special interest in orbital disease and trauma, and is a member of the Orbit Society and fellow of ASOPRS
Dr Paul Rosser is a sub specialist eye surgeon at Auckland Hospital and is also a University senior clinical lecturer. He has a special interest in lacrimal and orbital surgery. He is a member of RANZCO and ANZSOPS being a recent past president
Prof Ilse Mombaerts is Clinical Head and Associate Professor at University Hospitals of the Catholic University of Leuven. Her passion remains the orbit. She hosted the 2004 ESOPRS meeting in Leuven, and is an active member of the Orbit Society
St George’s Hall, St George’s Place, Liverpool, L1 1JJ. Tel: 0151 2256911
We look forward to seeing you in Liverpool in 2014!
Austin McCormick & James Hsuan
University Hospital of Aintree, Liverpool