On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is with my greatest pleasure to announce that the 5th World Congress of Sports Trauma & 6th Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Meeting 2008 will be held at the Postgraduate Education Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, April 11-13, 2008.
The joint event is hosted by Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (APOSSM), and co-organized by CUHK-WHO Collaborating Centre for Sports Medicine and Health Promotion, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association – Sports Medicine Chapter (HKOA-SMC), and Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science (HKASMSS), with the support of various local and international sporting organizations.
This premier congress will be complemented with a series of meetings and courses, namely Magellan Society Meeting, Traveling Fellowship Program, 6th Academic Congress of the Asian Shoulder Association, International Symposium on Ligaments & Tendons – Hong Kong 2008, ACASA Shoulder Arthroscopy Course and 2008 FIMS-AFSM Team Physician Advanced Course on Olympic Equestriain Games.
The scientific program will encompass the most stimulating varieties of the state-of-the-art presentation on the latest technological advances and clinical management of sporting injuries and related sport medicine issues. This includes symposia, live-surgical demonstrations, free-paper in podium and e-poster formats.
An extensive exhibition and a series of industry courses will be held to introduce the new technology and application in all fields of sport medicine.
Awards will be given to best presentations in selected fields.
This is an excellent opportunity to meet the world experts, to exchange your professional experience and expertise with the international community and savour the superb hospitality of the sporting fraternity in the 2008 Olympic Year in Hong Kong.
Prof Kai-Ming Chan
5th World Congress of Sports Trauma &
6th Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Meeting