Key dates

* Call for papers close: Closed


Early bird registration closes: Closed


Online registration closes: Closed


ASA2016 Melbourne: 13-15 May 2016


* Cardiac symposium: 14-15 May 2016


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ASA's 23rd annual international conference

ASA2016 Melbourne, the ASA’s 23rd annual international conference, provided 1300 delegates with an exceptional educational program.


With a diverse and talented line-up of speakers and an exciting and comprehensive program of plenary presentations and workshops, including a two day cardiac symposium program, ASA2016 Melbourne was a huge success.


The Awards of Excellence 2016 were presented at the Awards of Excellence Breakfast, sponsored by Philips. 
We congratulate Kerry Thoirs who was awarded the 2016 Pru Pratten Memorial Award (Sonographer of the Year).

ASA2016 Melbourne prize winners

The ASA congratulates the following presenters:

Best clinical presentation – sponsored by CQ University
Presenter: Stephen Bird
Title of presentation: Fetal hearts simplified with an emphasis on the aorta and trachea

Best research presentation – sponsored by Capital Radiology
Presenter: Ian Schroen
Title of presentation: The impact of maternal obesity on second trimester ultrasound examination times 

Best poster – sponsored by AoN
Presenter:  Tristan Reddan
Title of presentation: The grumpy stump - ultrasound and stump appendicitis

Best first time/student presentation – sponsored by AoN
Presenter: Melati Ali
Title of presentation: Sonazoid – Our initial experience in National University Hospital, Singapore

Best overall presentation 
Presenter: Tina Cullen
Title of presentation: Lung and pleural ultrasound in the emergency department

Scientific quiz winner
Nikki Etheridge

Passport prize winner
Michelle Tsai

Cardiac quiz
Shona Evans


ASA2016 Melbourne abstract supplement

ASA2016 Melbourne abstract supplement is now available to view through the Wiley Online Library Sonography site.