Joint State Conference 2016

2016 Executive Committee

We would like to introduce the 2016 HGQ Executive Committee to HGQ Members - President: Jerres Alcober; Secretary: Michael Staunton; Treasurer: Becca Thuell; Editor: Anthony Van Zwieten; Committee Members: Jason Tu; Melissa Hillas; Greg Viggers; Lloyd Blundell; David Gan; Kellie Vukovic; CK Tan; Jessica Hurst.

HGQ Committee List

Joint State Conference 2016

Joint State Conference 2016

Join us at the upcoming Joint State Conference 2016 - “Tides of Change” at Panthers Port Macquarie - Port Macquarie, NSW on Friday 30 September - Sunday 2nd October 2016. Click link for more info or to Register NOW. Looking forward to seeing you all there.

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Official Website Sponsors

Official Website Sponsors

We are proud to announce Dako as a Platinum Sponsor of the official HGQ website. The HGQ look forward to working with all supportive businesses this year.

Sponsor Website

HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference – It Begins

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Joint State Conference 2016HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference – Port Macquarie starts today. To stay up-to-date and to get involved in the interactive conference experience, please download the HGQ smart device app via the following link: . See you there and enjoy the conference.

HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference – Workshop Update

Panthers Port Macquarie LogoIMPORTANT UPDATE – Workshop # 2 – PRESENTATION SKILLS – Dr Joe McDermott, Lab Plus, NZ (Speaker info) – Fri 30 Sep – HSNSW/HGQ Joint State Conference – Workshop #2 registration is now FREE but spots are VERY LIMITED. Please reserve your spot now to avoid missing out – To register, click on this link.

Scientific Meeting – Joint AIMS/HGQ – The Pineapple Hotel

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Back by popular demand, the upcoming 3rd scientific meeting will be hosted jointly by AIMS and HGQ at The Pineapple Hotel on Tuesday 30th August 2016 from 6:00pm. This event is proudly supported by Leica Biosystems. Our 3 guest speakers & their topics has been confirmed – Dr Jason Stone (QML), Dr Michelle Bryan (GCUH) & Dr Elise Pelzer (QUT). Canapés & Beverages to be provided. AIMS, HGQ members & non-members welcome to attend. RSVP via this link: Tuesday 30th August 2016 at 5:30pm

Early Bird Registration Closing & Member Discount Codes

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Joint State Conference 2016

Early Bird Registration will close on Sun 31st July. Enter the following discount code for HGQ member pricing: Conference registrations: Normal members – QLDMEMBER; Students – QLDSTUDENT; one registration ($50 off) per transaction. Workshops registrations: QLDWORKSHOP; multiple registrations ($15 off each) per transaction. To register, please click the following link:

Poster Presentations & Early Bird Registrations


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Poster Presentations – Call for abstracts have NOW OPENED. Click on link more info –
Early Bird Registration have NOW been EXTENDED until 31st July 2016. Click on link more info –

Scientific Meeting @ Mater Pathology





The 2nd scientific meeting of 2016 will be hosted by Mater Pathology (Level 3, Duncombe Building – Raymond Tce, South Brisbane) on Thursday 26th May 2016 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The itinerary will include the following presentations: A Curious Case of Contamination” – Amy Broomfield and Janet Thomson;
“Tattoo Pathology” – Dr Admire Matsika. A laboratory tour and some food & beverages will follow the scientific meeting. RSVP: Thursday 26th May 2016 at 5:30pm. To RSVP or for updated details, click on this link.

Take the conference survey!!!

StartSurvey_Button-300x116To assist in organising the 2016 joint state histology conference, the HSN & HGQ would like to get feedback (10 questions) from potential delegates. We appreciate your time to help us create a enjoyable and beneficial conference experience. Click the following link: