Congress Overview

BOA Annual Congress 2019

7:15AM 10th - 4:00PM 13th Sep 2019 ACC Liverpool

 

Congress Registration is not currently open. We are in the process of testing the booking facilities on this website and any bookings that are made during this period will be cancelled.

The BOA Annual Congress 2019 will take place at the ACC Liverpool from 10th-13th September. Liverpool is a city of culture, proud of its rich heritage and renowned for its friendly people. We look forward to four days of lectures, debates and discussion at the award-winning ACC Liverpool.

A provisional copy of the programme can be found under the Programme and Speaker section. 

 

Registration

Registration

Please see below the full registration timeframe. If you have any queries regarding registration for Congress please contact the Events Team via events@boa.ac.uk

 

Congress Registration is not currently open. We are in the process of testing the booking facilities on this website and any bookings that are made during this period will be cancelled.

 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION : 10th April – 4th June

Only BOA Members can access the “Early Bird” registration rates during the above time frame where registration is discounted at 100% for this limited period only.

 

FULL REGISTRATION: 5th June – 27th August

Registration to attend Congress 2019 is open to both Members and Non- Member during the above time frame.

 

LATE REGISTRATION: 28th August – 13th September

Late registration to attend Congress 2019 is open to both Members and Non- Member during the above time frame.

Congress Registration Member Fees 

 

Congress Non-Member Rates 

Abstract

Abstract

The BOA General Abstract submissions for 2019 has now closed. Abstracts selected will either be presented as a podium or poster presentation during Congress in Liverpool. If you have any queries, please contact the BOA events Team via events@boa.ac.uk

Medical Student Submission is now open and will close on Friday 26th April! 

Abstracts must meet the following criteria in order to eligible for selection and presentation at the BOA Congress:

  • You must be a current Medical Student
  • The work needs to have been completed whilst a Medical Student
  • The work must not have been previously published
  • The presenting author must have contributed significantly to the work
  • Case reports will not be accepted.

Selected papers will be presented at the BOA Congress as part of the Medical Student’s session. The highest scoring Paper will be awarded the BOA Student Paper Prize.


Medical Student Abstract Style Guide

Your completed abstract (not including title and authors details) must not exceed 300 words, and should include:

  • Title of abstract (maximum 50 words)
  • Names of presenter and co-authors. Please include details of all authors
  • Background: What was the context for the study? Why was it important that this project was undertaken?
  • Methods: What principles, methods/methodological approaches, and materials did the project involve?
  • Results: Summarise the main finding from the analysis
  • Conclusion(s): What can be concluded from the study? What are the suggestions for future work?
  • Implications: What are the implications of the project and how will the results be translation into practice/management/education/policy.

Style guidelines:

  • Standard font of Calibri 11, single line spacing, no idents
  • Submitting authors are responsible for ensuring spelling, grammar and terminology is accurate
  • No images or other graphics.
Programme and Speakers

Programme and Speakers

The theme for the 2019 Annual Congress is ‘New Horizons’, with an exciting programme comprising of specialist topics including; trauma, spines, The National Joint Registry and many more.

We will also hold a series of focused educational sessions on the Friday to cater for the needs of all Medical Students to Consultants.

Download the BOA Annual Congress Provisional Programme here.

 

 

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Phil Turner

President, British Orthopaedic Association

Professor Philip Turner has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon based at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, UK since 1990.  He is the senior surgeon in the department and specialises in all aspects of knee surgery having established a tertiary referral unit for complex knee problems.

His clinical interests are in sports injuries of the knee, complex knee ligament reconstructions, the arthritic knee in younger patients, disorders of the patello-femoral joint and the failed knee replacement.

He is a Council and Executive member of the BOA and President from 2018 to 2019.  He has previously been the North West Orthopaedic Training Programme Director, Head of the HENW School of Surgery, Chair of the Confederation of Post-Graduate Schools of Surgery and Chair of the BOA Training Standards and Curriculum Committee.

He has been involved in surgical education throughout his career and has been the Chair of the IQA Committee of the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations.  He was awarded the Fellowship of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the RCS Edinburgh in 2016.

He is active in promoting research and service delivery in his previous role as a domain clinical lead in the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and Chair of the Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance. He is now clinical lead for the transformation of specialist services in Greater Manchester and holds an Honorary Professorship in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Salford.

PRESIDENTIAL GUEST LECTURER: Professor Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen, MD, Ass.  image

PRESIDENTIAL GUEST LECTURER: Professor Per Kjærsgaard-Andersen, MD, Ass.

President , EFORT

Professor Kjaersgaard-Andersen is currently a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and the Head of Section for Hip and Knee Replacement in the Department of Orthopaedics at Vejle Hospital in Denmark. He is also an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and regularly lectures medical students at Vejle Hospital and at South Danish University.

Professor Kjaersgaard-Andersen graduated from Aarhus University in 1982 with a license to practice medicine in Denmark, and in 1995 was certified as an Orthopaedic Surgery Specialist by the Danish National Board of Health. His area of speciality is hip replacement with a particular interest in non-cemented primary total hip replacements, conservative hip surgery in younger patients and complicated revision total hip replacement with big bone loss.

He has been a co-opted member of the EFORT Executive Committee since 2007 and was Chairman of the local organising committee of the 12th Annual EFORT Congress 2011. He is Past-President of the Danish Orthopaedic Society, Secreatry General in EFFORT from 2012-2016 and is current the President of EFORT. Since 2008 he has been Chairman of the National Board of Health task group concerning specialist planning in orthopaedic surgery.

Professor Kjaersgaard-Andersen has to date published 112 Medline indexed scientific articles in international peer reviewed medical journals. He has given over 600 presentations at national and international meetings.

In addition, he is Editor-in-Chief of Orthopaedics Today Europeas well as reviewer and editorial board member for a number of other renowned orthopaedic journals.

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Professor Chris Lavy

Chris Lavy is professor of Orthopaedics and Tropical Surgery at Oxford, a fellow at Green Templeton College and an honorary consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals. His first consultant post was at The Middlesex Hospital and UCL in London, then in 1996 he moved to Malawi where he was professor at the new medical school there for 10 years. He has been a council member and trustee of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was a commissioner in the recent Lancet Commission on Global Surgery and his passion is capacity building in surgery in Africa.  He was instrumental in setting up a College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) in 1999.  He has also set up orthopaedic hospitals in Malawi and Zambia and is currently working with Ministry of Health colleagues in Zimbabwe to build an orthopaedic hospital in Bulawayo.  He qualified from UCL and Barts and supports Chelsea and Norwich

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James Berwin

James is a registrar on the Severn rotation and current chairperson of the World Orthopaedic Concern-UK (WOC-UK) trainee committee. He is also the WOC-UK representative on the British Orthopaedic Trainee Association (BOTA) committee.

He first got involved with overseas work as a CT2. James was awarded one of the WOC-UK travelling grants which helped pay for a trip to Laos with Steve Mannion doing Club Foot work. For the first time, he saw Orthopaedics through a different lens. He had the opportunity to teach and learn in a variety of overseas settings and have found each experience educationally enriching.

We are working to help create opportunities for trainees who want to get involved with Orthopaedics in low- and middle-income countries; we lobbied the Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) to change policy on study leave and Work Based Assessments (WBAs) relating to short trips, we are in the process of streamlining the process for matching trainees with a suitable projects, and are encouraging academic links with Orthopaedic trainees overseas.

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Dr. Wilson Li

Dr. Wilson Li who specialises in sports medicine and orthopaedic traumatology is consultant surgeon and the Chief of Service in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at Hong Kong’s largest hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Dr. Li graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong in 1989 and was elected surgical Fellow of both Royal Colleges at Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1994. He was AO International Trauma Fellow in Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1997. After overseas sports medicine fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and the New York Hospital for Special Surgery in the US, he became an expert in sports related injuries as well as surgery around the knee and the shoulder. He teaches extensively in trauma and arthroscopy courses around the world, and is an active member of the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine ( ISAKOS ) and the International Cartilage Repair Society ( ICRS ). He has worked as the Chairman of the Education Commission of the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine, and of the Education Committee of AO Trauma Asia-Pacific. He is the founding President of the Sports Medicine Chapter at the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Assocation. Dr. Li has worked as volunteer surgeon for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), and has initiated the Bridge the Gap project at the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT). He is also the President-elect of the Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

 

 

Exhibition and Sponsorship

Exhibition and Sponsorship

There are a number of Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities which can be found by clicking the image below. Register your interest online if you would like to book stand space or sponsorship at the next BOA Annual Congress.

If you have an quieries please contact the Exhibition and Sponsorship Coordinator.

Venue and Logistics

Venue and Logistics

VENUE

ACC Liverpool
Kings Dock
Liverpool
L3 4FP

www.accliverpool.com

 

The ACC Liverpool sits at the heart of the waterfront and offers a world-class facility in a unique setting. Liverpool is a vibrant, modern city, proud of its rich heritage and world class roots.


Rail
ACC Liverpool is a short taxi or bus ride away from Liverpool Lime Street station; trains are direct from London and take just over two hours.


Public Transport
Many bus routes serve the bus station at the Liverpool ONE retail development, just a five-minute walk from ACC Liverpool.


Air
Liverpool John Lennon Airport features charter and low-cost scheduled flights to a range of domestic, European and International destinations. A taxi from the airport to the ACC will take approximately 20-25 minutes.


Road
ACC Liverpool is less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road.

Event participants are responsible for making their own travel and/or hotel arrangements. The BOA does not assume financial responsibility for penalties or expenses incurred by registrants who must cancel travel arrangements due to cancellation.

 

 

TSC Hotels & Venue is the official accommodation supplier for Congress 2019. Please click the TSC logo below for a number of discounted accommodation rate. 

 

 

There are a wide range of restaurants in close proximity the ICC, please see below a few listed below.

 

Alma de Cuba

Alma de Cuba, Liverpool’s most spectacular restaurant and bar. Set inside the magnificent conversion in the former St. Peter’s Church, this is a must-visit destination with live music, gospel brunch and a carnival atmosphere every weekend.

Alma de Cuba

Amalia

This Italian restaurant is situated off Duke Street by John Lewis in the heart of Liverpool.

Amalia offers the finest of contemporary Italian cuisine in elegant and comfortable surroundings.

Amalia

The Bierkeller

The Bierkeller Entertainment Centre, home to Around the World in 80 Beers, Shooters Sports Bar and The Bierkeller. Three amazing bars in one venue bringing you great food, drinks and entertainment, every day of the week.

The Bierkeller

Chaophraya

Chaophraya & Palm Sugar Lounge are conveniently located in Liverpool ONE; across from ACC Liverpool. Chaophraya & Palm Sugar serve authentic Thai cuisine and cocktails.

Chaophraya

Circo

The amazing, spectacular Circo at the Albert Dock is the North West’s most unique circus themed venue. Extravagant bar entertainment and inspirational dishes in the à la carte restaurant will awaken your inner child.

Circo

Fazenda

Sample the true essence of the Brazilian gaucho at Fazenda steak house. Halal available with 24 hours prior notice. Our extensive vegetarian options include delicious homemade pasta.

Fazenda

Il Forno

Il Forno is a real slice of Italy situated in the heart of Liverpool and critically acclaimed by ‘The Times’ as one of the top ten authentic Italian restaurants in the UK. 

Il Forno

Lunya

Lunya is the ‘Good Food Guide’ North West Restaurant of the Year 2015. An outstanding Spanish restaurant and deli in the heart of Liverpool ONE, just a few minutes walk from ACC Liverpool.

Lunya

Mal Brasserie at the Malmaison

The magnificent menu is the star of the show, but the gorgeous décor of the Liverpool Mal comes a close second. Relax the moment you sit down at one of our stylish yet welcoming tables in our restaurant. Then take in the divine views of the River Mersey.

Mal Brasserie at the Malmaison

Matou

Matou is a modern Pan Asian Restaurant & Bar located behind Liverpool’s iconic landmarks ‘The Three Graces’ next to the River Mersey. The restaurant and large outside terrace provides spectacular views to enjoy cocktails and exotic signature fusion dishes from the Far East.

Matou

Mayur

Step into a world of delectable cuisine and warm hospitality at Mayur Restaurant. Liverpool’s first five-star Indian restaurant employs chefs from the best establishments in India to create authentic eastern flavours. A favourite with corporate diners.

Mayur

MEET Argentinian Steakhouse

Charcoal-grilled steaks in a venue with exposed beams, stripped floors and black leather seating. This is the perfect place for meat lovers and only a 15 minute walk away from the ACC Liverpool!

MEET Argentinian Steakhouse

Panam

A contemporary bar and restaurant at Britannia Pavilion Albert Dock, opposite ACC Liverpool. Panam serves fabulous modern British and European cuisine with great service in plush surroundings catering for tables of 2 to 100+.

PANAM Bar & Restaurant

Panoramic 34

Join us at Panoramic 34 for lunch, dinner or cocktails in our bar and enjoy the magnificent Liverpool skyline as seen from one of the UK’s tallest restaurants.
Panoramic 34

Sapporo Teppanyaki

Sapporo Teppanyaki is Liverpool’s flagship Japanese restaurant, offering teppanyaki cuisine with a contemporary twist and sushi known for being at its culinary best, all served against a background of stylish Japanese décor.

Sapporo Teppanyaki

Spice Lounge

Enter a world of authentic contemporary Indian cuisine with its unique heritage. Creating a stylish yet welcoming atmosphere, a passion for both quality and flavour with exquisite décor and exceptional service.

Spice Lounge

Vista Bar and Restaurant

The Vista restaurant has iconic and impressive views of the River Mersey and heritage buildings and is located diagonally opposite the Royal Liver Building, appreciated by local and international visitors to the city.

Vista Bar and Restaurant