The Twelfth International Hokkaido Trauma Conference will be held at the four star Rusutsu Resort Hotel on the Japanese island of Hokkaido from January 13 to 18, 2019.

Objectives

The meeting is focused on updating clinicians on the current and changing practice of trauma medicine.

The program consists of a series of lectures, workshops and panel discussions.

It aims to cater to an audience from a wide range of backgrounds including: anaesthetics, intensive care, emergency care workers, paramedics, nursing staff and general practitioners.

Hokkaido Ski Resort
Hokkaido Ski Resort

Venue and dates

Location:
Rusutsu, Japan.

Dates:
Sunday 13 January - Friday 18 January 2019

The Hokkaido Trauma Conference will be held at the world acclaimed Rusutsu Ski Resort which is a fully serviced resort. A large selections of restaurants, shopping malls, entertainment complexes, swimming and wave pool, spas and a merry-go-round are all within the resort.

Travel, transfers and accommodation

Hokkaido is the North Island of Japan – the Rusutsu Resort is situated 79km west of Sapporo (New Chitose Airport) close to Niseko and the extinct volcano of Mount Yotei.

Ski Japan have been the appointed the official agency for the conference.

Registrations are limited to 280 delegates – in previous years places have filled by late July – August. It is recommended that you register for the conference and book flights and accommodation early.

Visit the SkiJapan.com Group Tours & Conferences website for more information.

Costs

Conference fees are in Australian Dollars

  • AUD $1760 Early Bird registration before September 1, 2018.
  • AUD $2090

Due to limited availability of flights and accommodation, delegates will need to have confirmed and paid their registration for the conference before Ski Japan will confirm flight or accommodation packages.

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Mount Yotei
Mount Yotei

Personal insurance and liability

Participants shall be regarded in every aspect as carrying their own risk for personal injury and loss or injury to property, including baggage, during the conference.

We strongly recommend that you take out a travel insurance policy at the time of booking your registration, travel and tours. The organisers will in no way be responsible for any claims concerning insurance.

RMH reserves the right to cancel planned courses and symposia, even at short notice. In the event of cancellation by RMH, all course fees will be refunded. This precludes any other claims.

In the event of war, strikes, riots and acts of God or conditions beyond the control of the RMH, the RMH accepts no responsibility for loss of moneys incurred by conference delegates.

Program

A detailed program will be updated and published here as it becomes available. Areas likely to be covered include:

  • Updates in burns management
  • Paediatric trauma
  • Non-technical skills and training in the trauma setting
  • Use of IVC filters in the trauma setting
  • Trauma airway management
  • Thoracic / chest trauma
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Trauma stabilisation
  • Novel technologies and their use in trauma care
  • Pre-hospital interventions –Update in retrieval for trauma

Conference materials

The International Hokkaido Trauma Conference is now a paperless conference. Conference abstracts will be provided in a web application for download.

Delegates may request a paper copy of the abstract booklet, at the additional cost of $20 plus GST. This request must be made at the time of registration.

Invited Speakers

Speakers from Australasia and overseas are invited and will present on current and emerging topics in trauma management. A detailed program will be updated and published on our website.

Program Directors

Prof. Daryl Williams
Director
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management
The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr. Tim Webb
Visiting Anaesthetist
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management
The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr. Brad Hockey
Staff Specialist
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management
The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr Ben Kave
Staff Specialist
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management
The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Bookings

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