APS2020 EMail Econnect-01The 2020 APS 40th ASM has an exciting social program available to you, offering opportunities to meet and connect with your peers and build your professional networks.

See what the social program has in store for you this April.

Sunday 5 April 2020

Welcome_RecWelcome Reception at the Exhibition Hall, Hotel Grand Chancellor

Time: 6.00 – 7.30pm

Dress: Smart Casual

Cost: Included in registration fee for full delegates and sponsors/exhibitors

Additional ticket cost for day registrations, partners/guests: $60 per person

Join us for a first look at the exhibition hall and a chance to catch up with colleagues and delegates you haven’t seen since 2019!

Basic Pain Research / Pain in Childhood SIG Dinners at Susie Luck’s, 2 Salamanca Square

Time: From 7.30pm

Dress: Smart Casual

Cost: $85 per person. Partners and additional guests welcome.

Suzi Lucks_SIG-DinnersOne of the top new restaurants in Hobart, Suzie Luck’s brings a unique Southeast Asian twist to the best and freshest of Tasmanian produce. Suzie Luck’s is a local family-owned enterprise presenting authentic tastes of Thailand, Vietnam and their close neighbours. Enjoy a shared banquet meal and drinks, with friends and colleagues interested in basic pain research or pain in childhood.

Delegates don’t have to be a member of the SIGs to join, everyone is welcome.

Monday 6 April 2020

Social Night at Post Street Social, 11 – 13 Franklin Wharf

Time: From 5.00pm

Dress: Smart Casual

Cost: Delegates will receive a complimentary drink card in their registration pack, no reservation is required.

Post_St_SocialJust a short stroll from the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Post Street Social is a waterfront bar with food for sharing. The wine list showcases some Tasmanian favourites, and their beers span across the staple lagers to some quirky craft producers. Enjoy a complimentary beer or wine at the end of the first day of conference. Stay on and share a meal with your colleagues or new friends.Parliament House

There are also limited spots available on Monday evening for a personalised guided tour of Parliament House with Hon. Michael Gaffney, MLC.

Tuesday 7 April 2020

Conference Gala Dinner at Glen Albyn Estate

Time: 7.00 – 11.00pm

Dress: Smart/Cocktail

Cost: $85 per person, guests welcome

Only 20 minutes from Hobart, join us at one of Tasmania’s most unique and beautiful venues – Glen Albyn Estate. Revel in a back drop of water-bound lush Tasmanian bush land while you indulge in 3 courses of delicious local flavours and wines.

With plenty of time for dancing (of course!), the Gala Dinner is always considered a highlight of the conference, don’t miss out!

Wednesday 8 April 2020

MONA Excursion

Time: Ferry departs Brooke St Pier: 1.15 pm

Arrive MONA: Approx. 1.45pm

Ferry departs MONA: 5.00pm

Dress: Casual

Cost: Cost covers return ferry transfers and entry to MONA, guests and families welcome.

Adult: $52 per person
4 – 18 years old: $22 per person (Cost for ferry only, entry to MONA is free, registration still required)
0 – 3 years old: Free (Registration still required)

It wouldn’t be a trip to Hobart without a trip to one of the most infamous museums of the world!

MONA_2From the Brooke St Pier, hop on board MR-I or MR-II, one of MONA’s camouflaged catamarans, visit one of the on-board bars and take a seat on a tiger or a sheep for the 25 minute trip to MONA. Once there you will have about 3 hours to explore the museum before taking the 5.00 pm ferry back to Brooke St Pier.

For more information, see the full social program here.

APS 2020 features a diverse range of speakers, a comprehensive exhibition hall and a list of lively social events for you to delve into.

Don’t miss out, register today!

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The Australian Pain Society is a multidisciplinary body aiming to relieve pain and related suffering through leadership in clinical practice, education, research and public advocacy.


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