Tag Archives: 2019

Trivia Night 2019

It’s back in 2019…the HGQ Trivia Night. Last year, over 100 people attended. This year, we anticipate it will be bursting at the seams. Lab vs Lab, Mate vs Mate. Spots are limited. Book your table now via social@hgq.org.au for your team’s chance for ultimate glory. PLEASE NOTE: Venue has CHANGED to QA Hotel (due to refurbishment of the Normanby Hotel). For Booking Forms & Official Flyer (Venue details updated) including more information go to http://www.hgq.org.au/events/social-event-2019/

9th National Histology Conference 2019

The Histology Group of South Australia and its organising Committee warmly invites delegates, presenters and trade representatives to Adelaide, South Australia for the 9th National Histology Conference. The event will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on the weekend of 24–26 May 2019. The theme is “Diagnosis to Prognosis & Beyond”. To register or for more info, please go to https://nationalhistologyconference.com

Scientific Meeting – SNP Central Lab (Bowen Hills)

The 1st scientific meeting of 2019, proudly sponsored by Roche Diagnostics, will be hosted at the Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology – Central Laboratory (Bowen Hills) on THU 14th MAR 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. There will be presentations, a lab tour, finger foods & some beverages provided. RSVP ASAP (spots limited) by Wed 13th Mar by 5:00 pm via this link. Cost – HGQ members – FREE. To get the latest updates, register as a HGQ member here.

Save-The-Date – 2019 HGQ Events Update

The HGQ committee has some exciting events for members during the year. Stay tuned. For more info, click the following link. Please save the following dates:

THU 14 MAR – Scientific Meeting 2019 – 1st – SNP Central Lab (Bowen Hills)

FRI 24 – SUN 26 MAY – Conference 2019 – National Histology Conference – Adelaide, SA

FRI 28 JUN – Social Event 2019 – Trivia Night

SAT 27 JUL – Workshop 2019

THU 22 AUG – Scientific Meeting 2019 – 2nd

THU 24 OCT – Scientific Meeting 2019 – 3rd & AGM

Committee

2019 HGQ Committee

Executive Positions:

  • President
    • Jerres Alcober (PQ – TPCH)
  • Secretary
    • Amanda Marsden (PQ – PAH)
  • Treasurer
    • Mark Bromley (SNP)

Coordinator Positions:

  • Newsletter
    • Melissa Hillas (Mater Pathology) & Greg Bowlay (Mater Pathology)
  • Scientific Meeting
    • Brett Harrison (Trade); Lloyd Blundell (Trade); Emma Hughes (SNP)
  • Social Event
    • Kellie Vukovic (SNP)
  • Workshop
    • Chris Cazier (QUT); Michelle Goddard (PQ – TPCH)
  • Website & Social Media
    • Jerres Alcober (PQ – TPCH)
  • Trade
    • Arin Chandra (PQ – SCUH)

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HGQ Committee Roles & Responsibilities

Executive Positions:

  • President
    • Responsible for the HGQ
    • Chair Committee Meetings
    • Chair Annual General Meeting
    • Address members at Scientific Meetings
    • Provide agenda for each meeting
    • Provide President’s report for newsletters and AGM
    • Represent HGQ at awards nights, national groups, external events etc
  • Secretary
    • Update HGQ business address (secretary’s work address)
    • Send and receive letters, emails or other documents
    • Advise the President or Treasurer about urgent matters that arise from letters or other documents
    • Organise committee nominations for the AGM
    • Organise committee meetings & AGM
    • Prepare and sent out committee meeting agenda
    • Record, prepare and sent out meetings minutes
    • Gathering and presenting any relevant documents
  • Treasurer
    • Maintain records of all financial transactions including receipts, invoices and statements
    • Issue receipts, invoices and remittance advice
    • Complete all approved payments
    • Provide treasurer’s report for each meeting
    • Organise financial audit & submission of annual return to Office of Fair Trading

Coordinator Positions:

  • Newsletter
    • Collate articles, advertising & reports
    • Draft, review & publish newsletters
    • Organise committee to contribute with content for the newsletter
    • Provide article/advertising submission/release dates & information
  • Scientific Meeting
    • Organise venue/host, catering options, speaker gifts & attendance certificates
    • Assist in organising or providing the speaker/s
    • Provide scientific meeting flyer
  • Social Event
    • Organise Social Event/s
    • Organise Committee Dinner
    • Provide social event flyer
  • Workshop
    • Organise venue/host, catering options & speaker gifts
    • Assist in organising and/or providing the theme & program
    • Assist in organising and/or providing the speakers & demonstrators
    • Provide workshop flyer
  • Website & Social Media
    • Provide up-to-date information of meetings, events & newsletters to members and trade via the website & social media platforms
    • Renewal of website & social media platforms
    • Provide sponsorship – newsletter & website packages & rates
  • Trade
    • Maintain register of trade companies
    • Notify trade about sponsorship opportunities for scientific meetings, AGM, Workshops, Conferences, Social Events
    • Notify trade about sponsorship/advertising opportunities – newsletters and website
    • Assist trade with any questions
  • Member
    • Maintain register of members
    • Notify members about scientific meetings, AGM, Workshops, Conferences, Social Events
    • Notify members about article submission opportunities – newsletters
    • Assist current & prospective members with any questions
    • Interview a member as part of an article for each newsletter edition

2019 HGQ Events Update

We hope that our HGQ members had an enjoyable festive season. Please go to the following link for all 2019 HGQ Events. This year is another event-filled year and the 2019 HGQ committee are looking forward to providing this event to our HGQ members. To get the latest updates, register as a HGQ member here

Nominations NOW Open – 2019 HGQ Committee

Nominations are now open for the 2019 HGQ Committee. The committee will be elected by attending members at the upcoming AGM (more info to come). If you would like the opportunity to volunteer your time, skills & knowledge, take on a challenge, and give back to the local & wider histology community, nominate for the 2019 HGQ committee here .