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QLD State Histology Conference – Cairns – Update

The Histotechnology Group of Queensland (HGQ) Committee places the highest priority on the health and safety of its members and conference attendees. We have continued to closely monitor the advice from the Australian Chief Medical Officer and Queensland’s Chief Health Officer along with advice from the Federal and State Governments.  Whilst some restrictions are starting to ease, all information points to the social distancing and air travel restrictions likely being in place for some time yet. HGQ are committed to hold the Queensland State Histology Conference in Cairns.  However, due to the above restrictions as well as the current economic climate, the Committee has made the decision to postpone this year’s event until 2022the conference will now be held on Friday 7 to Sunday 9 October 2022 at Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns. All bookings paid to date will receive a full refund and the team at Absolute Events & Marketing will be in touch in the coming week to discuss these arrangements. We thank those who were keen to support the conference and look forward to your involvement at the Queensland conference in 2022.

Statement from the HGQ

The Histotechnology Group of Queensland committee places the highest priority on the health and safety of HGQ members and guests in the local and wider Histology community. During this challenging and unprecedented period, our focus is to continue to provide professional development and networking opportunities in a safe environment by incorporating expert advice and adhering to directives from global, federal, state and local government and authorities. The committee have embraced a dynamic and innovative approach to the review of the current event schedule and will provide regular updates as they become available. We appreciate the ongoing support from our members, guests, other professional scientific organisations and trade companies during this difficult time. Please stay safe, stay healthy, stay informed & take care of yourself and one another – “Together we can help stop the spread”Jerres Alcober – HGQ President

QLD State Histology Conference 2020 – Cairns

The HGQ committee are proud to announce that the QLD State Histology Conference 2020 from Fri 9 – Sun 11 Oct will be hosted at The Pullman Reef Hotel Casino in Cairns in stunning Tropical Far North Queensland. We have partnered with Absolute Events to provide this conference which includes workshops and our annual AGM. Go to the official conference website www.histologyconferenceqld.com.au for regular updates and information. including registration, program, accommodation. NOW AVAILABLE“Call for Speakers” & “Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus”. Looking forward to this major event in a very exciting year for the HGQ.

Scientific Meeting – Joint AIMS/HGQ 2019

The upcoming joint scientific meeting, proudly sponsored by Trajan, will be hosted by AIMS and HGQ at The Pineapple Hotel on Thursday 22nd August 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at The Pineapple Hotel (Full itinerary via link below). The theme of the presentations for this event is “LIVER”. Canapés & Beverages provided prior to the presentations. Cost – AIMS & HGQ members – FREE; Non-members – $20 (Pay on arrival). RSVP via this link:  EXTENDED Thu 22nd Aug 2019 at 12:00pm.

Workshop 2019 – Thank You & Feedback

Thank you to all that made the 2019 Workshop a huge success. Your suggestions and feedback will help make any future workshops bigger & better. To be in the random prize draw to receive a $50 gift card, please complete the workshop survey here. Survey & Entries has been EXTENDED and will now close on Fri 23th Aug. Winners will now be announced from Mon 26th Aug. Please go to our Facebook page here to see photos from the event.

Workshop 2019 – Important Update

HGQ Workshop 2019 – Special Stains & IHC – QUT Gardens Point – THIS SAT 27th JUL. Registration Desk is OPEN between 12:00pm – 12:30pm in Q-Block, Level 2, Room 228. Workshop STARTS promptly at 12:30pm. Bring appropriate FOOTWEAR (Mandatory) and LOCK for Lockers (Optional). Please check your email (you registered with) for UPDATED Pre-Workshop Information (pdf). Click this link for more event information.

Awards

The Histotechnology Group of Queensland Appreciation Award: presented to our members “In Recognition of their Dedication and Commitment to Histology

Sue & Laurie Reilly (2019)
Tony Reilly (2015)

The Histotechnology Group of Queensland Academic Award: presented to tertiary students with the “Highest Academic Result in Histopathology”

  • Natalie Ho – QUT (2019 Academic Year)
  • Selena Chu – QUT (2018 Academic Year)
  • Victoria Wall – QUT (2017 Academic Year)
  • Jemma Stevens & Amanda Xie – QUT (2015 Academic Year)
  • Nicole Nisbet – QUT (2014 Academic Year)
  • Christine Biggs – QUT (2013 Academic Year)
  • Pauline Lim – QUT (2012 Academic Year)