About the Conference

About the Conference

  • The 2018 Conference will be held at the SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre in Auckland, New Zealand.
  • The Conference theme is set to be “Collaboration, Partnership, Consensus”.
  • A venous symposium will be held prior to the Conference on Friday 28 September.
  • The Conference will be held from Saturday 29 September to Monday 1 October.

General Information

Trainees Dinner

Friday 28 September 2018
7:30pm – 10:30pm

Venous Symposium Dinner

Friday 28 September 2018
7:30pm – 10:30pm

Welcome Reception

Saturday 29 September 2018
5:30pm – 6:30pm
SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre

The welcome reception will include light refreshments and canapés. This function is complimentary however it is mandatory to indicate your attendance when completing your conference registration.

Conference Dinner

Sunday 30 September 2018
7:30pm – 10:30pm

To purchase tickets for the conference dinner please contact the conference organiser via email Tickets subject to availability at the time of booking.

Venous Symposium

Friday 28 September 2018
SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland New Zealand

The Venous Symposium is a separate event from the main ANZSVS scientific program and requires additional registration. CPD points will be credited for participation.

Morning Teas, Lunches and Afternoon Teas

All morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas will be served in the industry exhibition area at SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland New Zealand.


Scientific posters will be displayed electronically on poster stations located throughout the industry exhibition at SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland New Zealand. There will be no mounted posters.

Internet Facilities

Wireless internet will be available throughout the Conference. Details will be made available during the Conference.

The Organising Committee

Vascular Program

Venu Bhamidipaty FRACS
Bernie Bourke FRACS
Anthony Freeman FRACS
Andrew Hill FRACS
Conor Marron FRACS
Thodur Vasudevan FRACS
Kes Wicks FRACS
Nadia Wise FRACS

Nursing Program

Kara Hamilton
Donna Gilleece
Theresa O’Keefe
Alicia Sutton

ANZSVS Executive

Bernie Bourke FRACS – President
Andrew Hill FRACS – President-Elect
Tim Wagner FRACS – Chair, Board of Vascular Surgery
Nick Boyne FRACS – Finance/ Membership
Anthony Freeman FRACS – Professional Development
Peter Subramaniam FRACS – Relationships and Standard
John Crozier FRACS – Specialty Elected Councillor
Douglas Cavaye FRACS – Co-opted member
Robert Fitridge FRACS – Co-opted member