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The 2020 RACS Annual Scientific Congress (ASC) will be held at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, starting on Monday 11 May and concluding on Friday 15 May 2020.

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Parents’ Room
A parents’ room will be available onsite at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. Facilities include a change table, heating amenities and a comfortable area for breastfeeding.

Child Minding
Arrangements have been made for an accredited childcare provider to be available onsite for delegates attending the 2020 RACS ASC in Melbourne.

Childcare places will be limited and delegates will need to pre-book online prior to attending the ASC. Pre-book your child care here.

Abstract Submissions
To submit an abstract please visit and click on ‘Abstract Submissions’ tab.
The closing date for all scientific paper abstracts submissions is Sunday 26 January 2020.
Please note that paper or facsimile copies will not be accepted, nor will abstracts be submitted by RACS staff on behalf of authors. If there are any difficulties regarding this process please contact Binh Nguyen for assistance.

T: +61 3 9249 1279

Important Dates
Abstract Submission opens October 2019
Closure of Abstracts Sunday 26 January 2020
Closure of Early Registration Sunday 15 March 2020

Important Contacts

Ross Ferguson, FRACS
ASC Coordinator
T: +61 3 9276 7420

Lindy Moffat
ASC Manager
T: +61 3 9249 1224
M: +61 419 740 778

Ally Chen
ASC Program Manager
T: +61 3 9249 1248