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2020 HGQ Committee

We would like to introduce the 2020 HGQ Executive Committee to HGQ Members - President: Jerres Alcober; Secretary: Amanda Marsden; Treasurer: Mark Bromley; Committee Members: Chris Cazier; Melissa Hillas; Greg Bowlay; Emma Hughes; Michelle Goddard; Lloyd Blundell; Brett Harrison; Jessica Ellis; Chino Ho Suen

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2020 Website Sponsorship

2020 Website Sponsorship

2020 HGQ Official Website Sponsorship Opportunities are now available. Please contact trade@hgq.org.au for more information.

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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.

4th Scientific Meeting & AGM – Face-to-Face & Online

4th HGQ Scientific Meeting of 2020 & AGM – via Face-To-Face & Online – Thursday 26th Nov 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Proudly sponsored by Trajan. Guest Speakers: Dr Lauren Furnas (Topic: Brain) & Dr Jo Lin Tee (Topic: Skin). This event will be held onsite at The Normanby Hotel & offsite via Zoom. Cost – HGQ members – FREE (sign-up here). Capacity – 50 Venue & 50 Online (100 attendees); RSVP hereEXTENDED to Wed 25th Nov 2020 at 2:30pm. Zoom link to be sent out after RSVP has closed.

Newsletter – Tissue Paper Volume 52 is NOW available

The latest edition of the HGQ Newsletter, the “Tissue Paper” has NOW been released. To read what this edition has install, click on the following link to download. Previous editions can be found on http://www.hgq.org.au/tissue-paper/. Happy Reading & Enjoy 😉

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Presentation Live Release – 3rd Scientific Meeting – HGQ & AIMS

Live Broadcast via Facebook – Presentations held at HGQ & AIMS Scientific Meeting on Thu 13th Aug 2020 will be released on FRI 21st AUG (6pm); MON 24th AUG (3pm); WED 26th AUG (3pm) & FRI 28th AUG (3pm). Follow our Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn pages (links in the top right of our home page) and become a HGQ member for regular updates.

3rd Scientific Meeting – HGQ/AIMS – Video Conference

3rd HGQ Scientific Meeting of 2020 – via Video Conference (Zoom) – Thursday 13th Aug 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Proudly sponsored by Abacus Dx. Theme – Lung. Guest SpeakersDr David Godbolt; Dr Billy Lam; Dr Indu Singh; Dr Kobus Ungerer. Cost – HGQ/AIMS members – FREE (sign-up here). Capacity – 100 attendees; Attendee Hints & Tips, Training Resources & RSVP via this link. RSVP EXTENDED to Wed 12th Aug 2020 at 3:00pm. Invitation link emailed when RSVP has closed.

Newsletter – Tissue Paper Volume 51 is NOW available

The latest edition of the HGQ Newsletter, the “Tissue Paper” has NOW been released. To read what this edition has install, click on the following link to download. Previous editions can be found on http://www.hgq.org.au/tissue-paper/. Happy Reading & Enjoy 😉

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